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$ 85
Apr 2006
Portland, Oregon
Personalized art instead of flashy design  more... close row
$ 155
Feb 2008
Bellingham, WA
3" x 6"
Upper arm tattoo placement of my own custom artwork  more... close row
$ 75
Feb 2007
Big Rapids, Michigan
2 inches by 3 inches
lower back
Clean and professional tattoo parlor for small tattoo  more... close row
$ 60
Apr 2008
Austin, Texas
2" x 4"
First tattoo will need to be touched up eventually  more... close row
$ 150
Jan 2007
Bensalem, PA
(4) 2 1/2 inch letters
right side of rib cage
Roman numeral 13 tattooed on ribcage  more... close row
$ 75
Mar 2006
Louisville, Ky
3 inches high, 2 inches wide
Right front forearm
Reasonable quality tattoo  more... close row

Description of service

I paid 70$ to the tattoo artist to do a small "Jerry Bear" on my forearm. I ended up tipping him 5$ for the tattoo so the service was 75$ total.

Review of Service

The quality of the bear was good. When I left I was happy and followed all of the instruction to a T since my tattoo was visible. However, about 2 weeks after getting it, there was a huge scab still on the bears tummy. No matter how bad it was though, I did not scratch it. I put vasoline on it every day throughout the day. I kept it clean and out of sun light. When the scab finally fell off, it took the ink with it. So If you look at the bear today, he has a skin colored dot right under his collar. Other areas throughout the tattoo are faded as well or lost their color.


I would suggest calling around and word of mouth on how good a tattoo artist is. And make sure you are asking about the artist and not the shop. Everyone inks differently. If you find someone you really like, have looked at his work (most artists keep a portfolio) then you can set an appointment to get a tattoo. That way you are comfortable and ok with your decision. Also, if you are wanting a specific or intricate tattoo, normally the artist will work with you and let you see how it will look before he actually inks you.

$ 120
Feb 2006
Salem , CT
Large calf, aprox 7" x 5"
Right Calf
Tattoo discounted because agreement to be in portfolio  more... close row
$ 200
Mar 2007
Chandler, AZ
4 inches
right arm
Self designed inkless tattoo  more... close row
$ 100
Aug 2007
Farmington, Maine
5 Inches
Top RIght Sholder
Walk in tatooing service  more... close row
$ 50
Apr 2008
The right tattoo exists for everyone  more... close row
$ 60
Aug 2007
Hickory, NC
About two inches wide and across
On my shoulder
Get an estimate in advance  more... close row
$ 60
May 2006
La Crosse, WI
Small black butterfly tattoo on special  more... close row
$ 300
Sep 2007
Orlando, FL
Expensive but worth it  more... close row