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Terms and Conditions

COVID POLICY

IF YOU ARE A COVID-19 CLOSE CONTACT, HAVE BEEN ASKED TO ISOLATE, HAVE COLD OR FLU-LIKE
SYMPTOMS, OR HAVE COVID-19 YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE TATTOOED! YOU ARE STILL REQUIRED TO GIVE US A MINIMUM OF 3 BUSINESS DAYS NOTICE FOR STANDARD APPTS AND 5 BUSINESS DAYS
NOTICES FOR FULL DAY & COSMETIC TATTOO APPOINTMENTS , AS PER OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS, TO AVOID FORFEIT
OF YOUR DEPOSIT.

In the unlikely event you are unable to give us the above sufficient notice, you will be required to show evidence that you have been a close contact, and provide us with your PCR test result or a medical note. If you provide us with the required info we are happy to move your appointment without loss of deposit, minus a 10% admin fee. If you cannot provide us with the required information within 24 hours of your scheduled appointment time, you will also forfeit your deposit.

*If you are a close contact, have tested negative and not required to isolate, meaning you can still attend your tattoo appointment, Artful Ink tattoos studios reserve the right to ask you to produce a RAT test on the day of your tattoo appts.

These new measures have been put in place for both your safety and the safety of our studios, we thank you for your understanding in these uncertain times.

Rates

At Artful Ink we have different rates for different artists levels – from apprentice, junior artist, artist through to senior artist.

Junior Artist

  • Hourly $165
  • Full day $900 (5.5-7 hrs)

Standard Artist

  • Hourly $220
  • Full day $1210 (5.5-7 hrs)

Senior Artist

  • Hourly $220
  • Full day $1320 (5.5-7 hrs)

All estimates are indicative only and can vary based on the final design and placement at the discretion of the tattooist.

Tattoos are charged per hour from the moment the tattoo machine touches the skin. However, in the event stencils need to be resized, replaced and taken longer than normal it is at the desertion of the tattoo artist to charge for this time.

Deposits

  • We do not accept Gift Cards or pay-later options as payment for a deposit.
  • All booking deposits are non-refundable & non-transferrable.
  • If you cancel your appointment after paying a deposit, you will forfeit the deposit.
  • We’re happy to reschedule without loss of deposit if you give us a minimum of Three (3) business days’ notice for standard appointments and five business days for full day appointments.
    – Our business days at Perth & Mt Lawley are Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm.
    – Our business days at Margs is Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.
  • In the event of a state of emergency or lockdown being declared, all deposits will be held by Artful Ink until business operations resume.
  • At the studio’s discretion only, in the event of an unavoidable emergency cancellation, we may refund your deposit minus a 10% admin fee.
  • Booking deposits are valid for 12 months from the date of receipt, unless used or forfeited prior.
  • If you would like to make a major change to your design concept, most of our artists require at least five business days’ prior notice, otherwise this will be considered a cancellation and your appointment will need to be rebooked with a new deposit paid.
  • If booking with Janelle, please give a minimum of 10 working days advance notice of a major design change, and be aware that another consultation may be required.
  • Artful Ink Studios & our tattoo artists own the copyright for all artwork created.
  • We tattoo people aged 18+ ONLY with no exceptions. Please bring valid photo ID – current passport, driver’s license or WA Photo Card.
  • If you are currently pregnant or breastfeeding, we will refuse to tattoo you in the best interests of you & your child’s health.
  • Please remember it is your responsibility to ensure you are fit & healthy enough to get a tattoo. If in doubt, consult a medical professional.

Reschedules

  • All reschedule requests and cancellations must be in writing via Facebook Messenger or email.
  • We’re happy to reschedule without loss of deposit if you give us a minimum of Three (3) business days’ notice for standard appointments and five business days for full day or cosmetic tattoo appointments.
    Our business days at Perth & Mt Lawley are Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm.
    Our business days at Margs is Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.
  • We strive to give the best possible experience to all of our clients and repeated rescheduling by one client affects the experience of others. Repeated rescheduling will be treated as a cancellation, no more than three (3) reschedules.
  • Any time period that the studio is closed (Christmas, Easter etc) these times/days are not considered our business days and therefore no reschedules can be completed.

Gift vouchers

  • Gift Cards are not accepted for booking deposits, or redeemable for cash.

Copyright

  • Artful Ink Studios & our tattoo artists own the copyright for all artwork created.

Freehand charging

  • If your artist uses their freehand skills to create your tattoo (this means drawing directly onto your skin rather than using a stencil) they may charge from the moment the pen touches your skin. This is at the artist’s discretion.

Full day session ‘tap out’ minimum charge

  • If you have a full day session booked with one of our artists, the minimum charge for your appointment will be 4 hours.

Touch ups

  • If you have a fine line tattoo, single coloured ink tattoo, tattoo containing red ink or tattoo on your hands, feet, wrists, ankles, neck, ear, behind the ear or inner lip, we do not offer free of charge touch ups unless required due to negligence on the part of the artist or the studio.