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Tattoo Designs

When will I see my design?

I get any relevant drawing done for the beginning of your tattoo appointment. This is usually conducted anywhere from a week before your appointment to early that morning. This is mainly due to the time commitments required when specialising in custom large scale Japanese tattooing.  Minimal and concise messaging is very much appreciated, as it allows me more time to spend on designing customers tattoo. 
I've also found by drawing the Tattoo Design closer to the appointment, it enables me to have the design 'fresh in my mind' for the commencing tattoo session.


What if  I'd like changes made to the design?

Supplying me with relevant 'likes' & 'dislikes' regarding your tattoo design, accompanied by examples of my work that you like, reference pictures if you feel it helps communicate specific elements you'd like incorporated in your tattoo and any other useful info, either during our consultation or email/DM conversation.

Supplying all this information helps eliminate the potential desire for changes to your design.

We will discuss any different options or tweaks desired at the beginning of the appointment, if any re-drawing is required it will be conducted during the tattoo appointment time. 


I like your style of tattooing, but can't think of a design I would like?
I am a strong believer that every tattoo should be unique to each person, so each design will be drawn up with that person in mind.

I would recommend booking in for a consultation, that way we can talk in person.

You can get a feel for the studio space, we can discuss any ideas you may have and I can suggest various Japanese Imagery & the mythology behind them.

Otherwise there are so many Yoki that I'd love to draw and tattoo, so suggesting something a little different might be what floats your boat too.

Still not sure what to get? Don't forget I do post custom designs on my Instagram.

I understand that tattooing has become much more acceptable/accessible for a lot of people now, but it is still a big step.

If you're nervous about your first session or your design, as long as you have looked through my work, you like the style of my tattooing & you supplied me with any design preferences (if you have any) then you're going to be happy with the end result of your tattoo.

James Bull Japanese Tattoo Artist Bristol
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