With colours, techniques and the overall longevity of tattoos improving with every passing year, there’s no better time to get inked that what special piece you’ve been dreaming of. We’ve even done the hard work for you by rounding up a list of Brisbane’s best tattoo studios!
TRAILER TRASH TATTOO | Annerley
While the name might not inspire confidence in those new to body art, Trailer Trash Tattoo is a retro fab time. Inside the three vintage caravans (along with a kitschy-cute fit-out), you’ll find a veritable gold mine of talent to create your custom artwork. With specialists in American traditional and neo-traditional style, colourful creations and bespoke design are the hallmark of this studio.
SACRED SKIN | Stones Corner
This studio is home to well-rounded artists who specialise in all forms of tattooing, from dot work to neo-traditionalism and oriental styles. They’ll ensure that the artwork you have in mind becomes a reality.
SEVENTH CIRCLE | Woolloongabba
Crisp and clean tattoos are what Seventh Circle tattoo studio is known for. Whether you want a huge custom piece or the smallest symbol from the studio’s books, you know you’ll walk away with a quality tattoo.
WILD AT HEART TATTOO | Brisbane
The longest-running tattoo studio in Brisbane Wild at Heart Tattoo boasts artists with amazing skills in a multitude of styles. Whether you’re after dot work, trash polka, American traditional, Polynesian tattoo designs or something else entirely, your dream of being a living canvas of beautiful artwork will be realised.
WESTSIDE TATTOO | West End
Sharp lines and amazingly detailed black and grey tattoos are name of the game at Westside Tattoo. The studio aims to provide timeless tattoos of the highest quality so you’ll love your artwork for the rest of your days.
THE INKER | Kelvin Grove
For all your traditional, neo-traditional and realism needs, look no further than The Inker. With a beautiful open studio that encourages the flow of creativity, you’re sure to leave with a masterpiece.
VALLEY INK | Fortitude Valley
With an amazing eye for line-work, black and grey and realism, the team at Valley Ink is capable of tackling any tattoo request to bring your vision to life.
TRADITION TATTOO | Fortitude Valley
If Japanese, Oriental or American traditional tattoos are what you’re after then you’ve come to the right place. Tradition Tattoo can supply you with clean lines, bold colours and just the right amount of black work to make your tattoo pop and still look fresh 50+ years down the track.
SHINKO TATTOO | Albion
Shink Tattoo plays host to a diverse team of eight artists. All styles are catered for, but they specialise in Japanese traditional, neo-traditional and American traditional pieces.
INK EMBASSY | Bulimba
Unique and powerful designs are the focus of the team at Ink Embassy. Visit the beautiful boutique-style studio with your ideas and let your artist of choice create a bespoke piece of art for you.
TRUE LOVE TATTOO | Sherwood
With nearly 50 years of combined experience, the six artists at True Love Tattoo will be able to cover all styles and create a piece of art that is uniquely you. Pin-up girls, photo-realism and American traditional tattoos are their speciality – you’ll find an artist who fits all your needs.
CITY BODY ART TATTOO | Brisbane
Black and grey realism, super-clean line-work and an amazing eye for detail make up the team at City Body Art Tattoo. Whether you’re after solid colour in a neo-traditional piece or a whimsical wash of grey, you’ll find the artist to suit you here.
PACIFINK TATTOO STUDIO | Wynnum
From fantasy to bio-mechanical, the team at Pacifink can handle any design brief you throw at them. However, their real talent and passion lies in Polynesian, tā moko and kirituhi traditional designs. Clear and colourful designs ensure your piece is a talking point for all the right reasons.