“No Tattoo is More Important than its wearer.”
EACH TATTOO begins with a new client consultation, where we will meet, sit down together, review your request, and begin to CREATE.
We will discuss the details, go over your references and my own, and start sketching, drawing, patterning, and whatever steps are necessary to begin composing and design your tattoo.
If we need more time, depending on availability, we can try to schedule a second session right away to make sure we get it to a good stopping point immediately so it can heal together before proceeding.
In the opposite case, any unused time (Including your initial design/consult- if we cut early or don’t need that much time for basic ideation,) will be credited and rolled forwarded over to your next session.
If during your first session, we deem it necessary to we will schedule more design time to develop more detailed elements, then we will schedule an interim design session to develop the project further before your first tattoo session.
THE FINE ART APPROACH
The artist will elect to either
a)Revert back to custom design process, (above) or where the client will be required to sit in on a design session while we co-create, charged at the hourly rate; or
THE SIMPLER TATTOOS
(Yes I still do them 🙂 I thought it important to take a moment aside to say that I still do, and thoroughly enjoy smaller, simpler, and “funner” tattoos. Many of the smallest simplest tattoos can be the most meaningful.
Most of the work that I do is so exacting, and serious, high brow, and momentous… This is my way of reminding myself that I am still a person, still an artist, and still very much engaged with the spirit and culture of tattooing within our society.
I can not necessarily make concessions to make simpler tattoos “cheaper” than my normal working rates, but they remain very sought after, because I DO actually put the same amount of care, detail, and craftsmanship into them as I do into my major pieces.
If you can bring me a tattoo-ready image, I will usually sit down and get right to it 🙂
These tattoos are billed hourly, from start to finish, similar to the custom design approach; So if they require must customization the cost may be prohibitive, but I have no problem doing them. Alternatively, and purely at the artists discretion, these may be done at a flat rate, (which may be lower or higher than the time required, if the artist does not feel that it fits within fair pricing for the piece.)
These I usually do not schedule, I simply put them in at the beginning or end of a given day if time is available.
COST & TERMS
One hour Consultation/Design session: $100
Hourly rate: $125/hour
%50 deposit due at scheduling, remainder due at time of service.
Cancellation: 48 hour advance notice is required to cancel or reschedule an appointment.
Because your deposit represents earnest money paid in advance for time on the artists schedule that can never be recovered, if the artist receives less than 48 hours notice of rescheduling, your deposit may be forfeit.
There are NO refunds, for ANY reason, EVER.