Getting your first tattoo, or a tattoo in a new city where you have no connections to tap into, requires some homework. Yes, you can easily reference reviews of local studios and follow these tips on how to choose a tattoo shop, but what about the artists themselves? After all, they are the ones who you will form a brief but intimate union with for a few hours or more. Their work will be forever inked on your canvas and so performing due diligence is a must to say the least. Easier said than done, right?
Today, Adrenaline Studios is here to provide you with some intel on how to choose a tattooist so that you can make a more educated choice about where to go and who to see to get your ink.
5 Things to Look for When Choosing a Tattoo Artist Near You
Given that you have just searched “how to choose a tattoo shop” you are likely on the verge of getting your very first tattoo – so congratulations! Exciting times aside, it can be a bit daunting deciding how to choose the best studio in a city (from Vancouver to Toronto), for you. We get that, which is why we have put together a short but succinct guide on how to pick a parlor that won’t leave you scarred from the experience, literally and figuratively.