How do I book an appointment?
First, click one of the "Book Now" buttons on my website. This will take you to my booking system including a booking request form and picking the day and time that you would like to get tattooed.
Your request will then be sent to me for review. If accepted, you will receive a confirmation email about your appointment. If your design is not accepted, I'll email you directly and refer you to another suitable artist.
What style do you tattoo?
I tattoo what we like to call "Illustrative Realism." In other words, although I strive for a realistic look in all of my tattoos, I like to get a little creative with it. Surrealism - giving realistic things a dreamlike/trippy twist is my absolute favourite.
Also high up there are realism animal and human portraits. I love capturing emotion and personality in my work.
How much will my tattoo cost?
My current rate is $150/HR.
Prices vary based on a variety of things: size, placement, level of detail, pain tolerance, etc.
If you would like to know more of the specifics about your tattoo idea, I recommend shooting me a quick email. Alternatively, I'll reach out to you if your budget and the tattoo design that you submitted in your booking form is unrealistic.
I just want a little bit of color, can you make that happen?
At this time, no. I am a black and gray artist.
Coloured ink is not cheap, so as an artist that would rarely ever be incorporating colour, this is not a feasible request of me at this time.
I do have plans to add colour into my portfolio at some point, but for now, please be patient!
Why was my appointment request denied?
The most common reason that your request was denied is that the design you are looking to get does not match my style as an artist.
If you believe that your idea does match my style, please understand that I book projects based on a variety of factors for a variety of reasons. It is nothing personal and I truly hope you'll reach out again with another design in the future.
What are your favorite things to tattoo?
Animals, human portraits, surreal concepts, weird things, trippy things, things that make you smile :).
What should I expect from the tattoo appointment?
The first step once you arrive at the shop is getting you checked in and getting all of the legal stuff out of the way. At this time, you and I will also go over the design I've created for you and look at some size options.
Next, you'll have the option of picking the music for the day or zoning out to something on Netflix.
My goal is to make your experience as pleasant as can be.
Should I bring anything?
Definitely don't forget that ID!
Other than that, I always recommend bringing water and a snack. Maybe even a light jacket if you run on the cold side. Better have it and not need it, right?
Can I bring a guest with me?
Yes, BUT -
I ask that you please limit your guests to 1 PERSON.
My room is definitely not party-sized and maintaining my focus in a controlled environment is important for the quality of your tattoo.
Additionally, our shop DOES NOT ALLOW KIDS UNDER 16.