Frequently Asked Questions
I only do a certain amount of tattoos a year, so I only take up projects that are interesting to me and that I think I can do a great job at. I am only trying to book 3 months out at a time, and sometimes the spots fill up quickly. I am really sorry if I don't get back to your message or email. Please don't take it personally; I get many emails and can't possibly get to everyone. If you don't get a response, feel free to inquire again! This is a professional business and I prefer correspondences to be professional and well thought out. Here are some answers to the most common questions I get:
What type of tattoos do you like doing?
I enjoy doing any kind of realism, portraits and surrealism. Through the last few years, I have developed my own unique style, and that is the style I like to tattoo in. I don't do Traditional, Tribal, Japanese, Lettering or Celtic work. There are a lot of awesome tattooers that specialize in these styles and can do a better job than me.
I don't take on any ongoing tattoos from other artists. That means that I don't finish or fix a tattoo if I didn't start it.
I take very few cover-ups, which depends on the idea behind the new tattoo and the size and value (darkness) of the old tattoo.
My ideal client would come to me looking for a tattoo in my style. They would give me a general theme or idea, nothing to stringent or specific, and let me take full artistic freedom to create their piece.
How far out are you booked?
I'm booked until March 2020 and my books are currently CLOSED.
How much do you charge?
I charge by the piece, and for larger projetcs I do full and half day rates. My rates vary depending on whether I am traveling or not. I will send my rate if I take up the project.
I require a non-refundable deposit to hold the appointment date, which is payable through PayPal or Venmo.
Do you travel or go to any conventions?
Yes, I travel for guest spots, and I like to go at least to a couple of out-of-state conventions every year. I'll post information about them on the Home Page and on social media via Instagram and Facebook.
Where are you located?
I'm located in a private studio called Exile Art Collective in Austin, Texas.