Artists At The Shop Own Their Own Businesses, Rent Booths

What this means for gift certificates, refunds, deposits, payments, scheduling and more. All of the artists that tattoo in our facility actually own their own businesses. They aren't subcontractors and they aren't employees. They actually just rent booths in our…

Recall Alert: Ask Your Artist To Check The Lot Numbers Before They Tattoo You Using Scalpaink, Dynamic, Antone’s Ink, Color Art Inc, or Solid Ink

Our inks were not affected by this recall. We subscribe to email alerts from the FDA pertaining to recalls, so we learn of recalls right away. None of the inks in our shop were the targets of this recall. None…

Michigan Licensed Body Art Facilities

Nearly eight years ago, Public Act 375, was enacted. That's the law in the State of Michigan that governs over body art facilities and tattooers. Public Act 375 made it so that individuals can't legally tattoo, brand, microblade, or perform…

Our Best Portrait Tattoo Advice- With Images From Darl Papple At The Shop In Fowlerville

Advice for choosing a portrait tattoo artist or a portrait tattoo subject for the best outcome. Plus pricing suggestions.

What Are Photo-Realistic Tattoos?

Examples of portrait and photorealism tattoos with examples from tattoo artist Darl Papple, owner of The Shop in Fowlerville, Michigan.