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What type of Tattoo should I get?

What type of Tattoo should I get?

Tattoos have evolved beyond being mere ink on skin; they have become a canvas for self-expression, symbolising experiences, beliefs, and individuality. However, choosing the right tattoo can be a daunting task, as it's a permanent form of art etched onto your body....

How do I create my own tattoo design?

How do I create my own tattoo design?

Tattoos serve as expressions of our individuality, and there's no better way to make a statement than with a personalised design etched into your skin. Creating your own tattoo design can be an exciting and rewarding journey, allowing you to encapsulate your story,...

Why Choose a Dotwork Tattoo?

Why Choose a Dotwork Tattoo?

Dotwork tattoos emerge as distinctive masterpieces, capturing attention with their intricate dot-by-dot creation. Exploring the Uniqueness of Dotwork Tattoos Dotwork tattoos, characterised by their creation through a series of dots, offer an unconventional appeal....

Choosing the Right Tattoo Design: Tips and Inspiration

Choosing the Right Tattoo Design: Tips and Inspiration

Tattoos are a meaningful form of self-expression. Choosing the right tattoo design is an important decision. The Significance of Choosing the Right Tattoo Design Tattoos serve as personal statements, reflecting your individuality, beliefs, and experiences. They can be...

Tattoo Placement: Where Should You Get Your Tattoo?

Tattoo Placement: Where Should You Get Your Tattoo?

Are you considering getting a tattoo but unsure about where to place it? Tattoo placement is a crucial decision, as it can affect the overall look and feel of your ink. Before diving into the specifics of tattoo placement, let's discuss the factors you should consider...

Tips for Your First Tattoo

Tips for Your First Tattoo

Getting your first tattoo is a significant step. Whether you have thought about it for a long time, or are venturing into it spontaneously, it is important to understand that a tattoo is a permanent choice, one that is not easily undone. Find Your Inspiration: Invest...

TATTOO AFTER CARE – EXPERT GUIDANCE FROM OUR LEEDS TATTOO ARTISTS

TATTOO AFTER CARE – EXPERT GUIDANCE FROM OUR LEEDS TATTOO ARTISTS

Tattoo aftercare is a crucial aspect of preserving your new ink's vibrancy and ensuring its optimal healing. Your tattoo is, essentially, a form of skin damage, and it requires careful attention to heal properly. While our tattoo studios offer a safe and sterile...

My Horihebe Kamon

My Horihebe Kamon

Following on from my last post, about the Japanese tattooing title bestowed on me by my great friend Alex KŌSEI Reinke, aka Horikitsune, I wanted to share another update.  In the wake of this huge honour, I decided to commission a Horihebe ‘Kamon’ or traditional...

A Great Honour

A Great Honour

It is with huge pleasure that I can announce that I have been given a formal Japanese tattooing title, and will now be using the name Horihebi. The name is derived from hori (彫) or ‘to engrave or carve’ and hebi (へび) ‘snake’. All Japanese tattoo masters are...

Our New Merch

Our New Merch

I was hoping I'd have an opening update for you by now, but Covid-19 has had other plans! The studio remains closed for now, so as well as my lockdown paintings, I also have merch to tell you about. New T-shirts available now. The design for my new t-shirts began life...

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