Tattoo Do's & Dont's

It takes two to tango—and the same goes when creating a good tattoo. Getting a tattoo involves not just the Artist and his/her work, but also the client’s cooperation and ability to listen to instructions. You may have envisioned a bad-ass tattoo to grace your skin for the rest of your life—but as the old saying goes: “a goal is reached by beginning with a first step”. And the first step is KNOWLEDGE. A complete awareness of what you’re getting yourself into. So today I have gathered insights from a number of tattoo artists and here’s what they wanna tell you. Read this Tattoo Etiquette article for guidance and how to behave & I guarantee, you will walk out of the tattoo shop with total understanding and satisfaction, plus a good relationship with your tattoo artist.

It really depends on many factors – size, detail and placement – so the longer it takes to do a tattoo, the more it will cost you. It’s important to have a clear idea in mind of things like size, placement and detail as these will influence the overall cost of your tattoo. It’s also a good idea to bring along a couple of references so we can get a clear idea of exactly what the design entails. Colour also influences the price – the more colour variations present in the tattoo, the more time it will take, and the more it will cost.