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Dorathy M

Pakenham VIC

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"Very good job!"

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Juan R

Melbourne City CBD VIC

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"Thanks Juan! "

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Michael T

Missenden Road NSW

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"Thank you so much Michael for arriving early in case the removalists did, for doing everything I asked you to do on my behalf and for your patience. A..."

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Kimmie H

St James NSW

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"Do yourself a favour, book Kimmie now! I work in advertising (and very picky) and Kimmie nailed the concept first round. Unheard of. Intuitive designe..."

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Brooke L

Epping NSW

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"Great communication. Completed task as requested. Very enjoyable to work with."

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M F

Gregory Hills NSW

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"Maria was prompt and professional with her letterbox drops and updated me along the way. "

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Adam M

Cronulla NSW

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"Great worker. Gets stuck into the job and knows what he is doing. Really happy with his work and happy to recommend him to others. "

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Recent Tattoo Artists reviews

"Maria was fantastic. We will def use her again! "

2 people with tattoos required for makeup student

$45

"Adam was great. Would def hire him again! "

2 people with tattoos required for makeup student

$45

"Good client"

Client needed for tattoo expo

$200

What's the average cost of a Tattoo artist

$37 - $95

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$37

median

$50

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$95

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Why book a tattoo artist through Airtasker?

As with any form of art, there’s a great range of styles and quality in the world of tattoos. If you’re looking for a tattoo with meaning that you’re going to be proud of for years to come, it pays to do your research. Even a simple job like tattooing the name of a loved one can go wrong if you choose your artists without care.

Whether you want a male or female tattoo artist, someone who specialises in colours or typography or someone for a small job or a full sleeve, a tattoo is for life.

On Airtasker, you can post an ad with any reasonable requests you can think of, the full scope of what you want done and the money you’re prepared to pay. Tattoo artists near you then have the opportunity to message you with ideas for you to consider or simply to take on the job.

Tattoo artists come to you

Rather than traipsing around town to see various tattoo artists, on Airtasker they come to you so you can browse their portfolios from your couch.

Set your own budget

When you’ve only got a certain amount to spend on a tattoo, it’s easier to get what you need when you set the price. Airtasker allows you to do exactly that. You’ll get messages just from those who are happy with your budget.

Find the best tattoo artists near you

Because Taskers are rated by people who hire them, you can quickly judge a tattoo artist by their star rating. The more five-star reviews they have, the better.

Find a tattoo artist with style

Tattoo artists can uploaded photos of their work to their profile, so you can find someone whose style matches yours.

Top Tattoo Artists related questions

Can I get my own design done?

Yes. Tattoo artists are happy to give you what you want – whether that's getting them to design something for you or to ink your own design on your skin. Be sure to double check any spellings before getting the tattoo.

How should I prepare for my tattoo session?

It's a good idea to eat before you get your tattoo done, as having low blood sugar can lead to fainting. It's important that you do not drink alcohol or take recreational drugs before getting tattooed.

How do I look after my tattoo?

When the tattoo artist is finished, the tattoo is normally covered. After two hours, you can take this off and wash the tattoo, being careful when you dry it. Moisturise the tattoo three times a day for 10 days afterwards and avoid scratching, swimming and too much exposure to the sun while the area is healing.

Does getting a tattoo hurt?

Getting a tattoo is generally described as being uncomfortable rather than painful, however different areas of the body are more sensitive and pain thresholds vary from person to person. The fact that many people come back time and time again shows that it can't be too painful.

What qualifications should a tattoo artist have?

A bad tattoo artist is to be avoided at all costs, as their artwork will stay with you for life. Tattoo artists are generally taken on as apprentices (rather than going through TAFE or university). Making sure someone has experience and a strong portfolio is vital.  

How much does a tattoo artist cost?

Tattoo prices depend on a variety of factors – a full sleeve costs a lot more than a simple star, for example. On Airtasker, average tattoo prices cost between $33 and $90.

What do tattoo artists do?

A tattoo artist’s job is to permanently ink a design of your choosing onto your skin. Done well, this piece of art will stay with you for life – which is why you want to hire someone who knows their craft and preferably completed an apprenticeship in an established salon. 


Depending on your preference, a tattoo artist can create a design for you, you can choose from pre-designed templates or you can come up with your own design. If you want a name, quote or meaningful phrase, you’ll get a pick of fonts or handwriting styles to choose from. This is all done in a sterile environment. 

Complete design

Although it costs more to have a tattoo artist come up with an individual design for you, it allows you to have a professionally-designed tat that you’ll be proud of. They’ll work in consultation with you to get an idea of your preferences and styles, then come up with a design based on your input. 

Tattoo typography

Simple words and phrases are a popular choice of tattoo – from the classic ‘Mum’ to names of loved ones or inspirational quotes. Tattoo artists can either handwrite these on your skin or you can pick a font together. As you’ll no doubt have learnt from photo galleries, it’s vital to triple check your spelling and grammar before getting anything inked – especially for foreign phrases and characters.  

Tattoo coverup

Whether it’s the name of an ex or you’ve simply grown sick of an old tattoo, there comes a time when you might change your mind. While tattoo lasering is an option, you can often incorporate words or images into a new design that will give your skin a new lease of life. 

Henna tattoo

If you’re keen on decorating your skin but you’re not sure about the commitment of a tattoo, you may prefer to speak to a henna tattoo artist. Henna art originates from ancient Egypt and India, and lasts for around two weeks.  

Recent Tattoo Artists tasks

I need tattoo artists

$1,000

Sinagra WA 6065, Australia

8th Oct 2019

A trash polka forearm tattoo

Tattooed Hand Model

$40

Maroubra NSW, Australia

18th Sep 2019

Hey Guys, I need some male hands for a photo shoot on 4th October - your hands must be tattooed down to your wrists on the 'palms up' side. As long as there are no swear words etc visible, the artwork can be whatever - but i'll need to see a photo before we give the final OK. The shoot will take about 90mins and I'm happy to give you the images after, but I need to retail ownership of all images. Not sure if you can send images over Airtasker, so we might have to find a way around that - perhaps explaining the artwork is a good starting point :) Cheers!

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$120

Southbank VIC, Australia

9th Sep 2019

We have our own tattoo gun, just want an artist to do a small design for a boys weekend

I need tattoo artists

$150

Broadmeadows VIC 3047, Australia

4th Sep 2019

One of my small tattoos near my shoulder needs a touch up. I have been trying to get in touch with the original artist but they never got back to me. So I need another tattoo artist to get the job done.

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$100

Oak Park VIC, Australia

19th Aug 2019

About 5 lion tattoos all smalll for a premier finals team, per year tattoo

Tattoo artist

$70

North Sydney NSW, Australia

9th Aug 2019

Small broken heart on finger

Tattoo gun

$100

North Bondi NSW, Australia

27th Jul 2019

Hi. Looking to rent or buy a tattoo gun. Please let me know if you can help. We’re in the Rocks

Film Shoot. Tattoo artist required. Urgent.

$160

Docklands VIC, Australia

1st Oct 2019

We need a tattoo artist with all the gear to be involved in a film shoot tomorrow. Our artist pulled out last minute due to personal reasons. You won't need to actually tattoo anyone, just appear like you are for filming purposes. However the gear needs to be certified as does your practise. Film shoot is taking place in Docklands and your filming section will be for 2 hours max. Please contact me directly via Mobile: [Content Moderated] if interested.

Tattoo artist

$100

Officer VIC 3809, Australia

18th Sep 2019

I'm looking for a tattoo artist who'd be able to put a certain design on my left pec, with the size being around 8cm in diameter. Can travel.

WANTED EXPERIENCED TATTOO ARTIST

$1,000

Brisbane QLD, Australia

7th Sep 2019

want a experienced tattoo artist to come to my home and give me a tattoo

Need a female model for tattoo arts photography

$130

Aspendale VIC, Australia

30th Aug 2019

Need to draw couple of tattoos on model’s body and needs to be photograph for advertising.

Make up artist to cover up back tattoo

$150

Canley Vale NSW, Australia

18th Aug 2019

Hello, I have a large back tattoo that requires to be covered up for a wedding. A make up artist would be required with the right products to ensure make up lasts throughout the night. Required for 12th of October, 2019 (unable to put correct date in as Airtasker wouldn’t allow me to select a date that’s still far away).

Henna tattoo artist

$180

East Maitland NSW, Australia

7th Aug 2019

I’m in need of a henna tattoo artist for Saturday

I need tattoo artists

$500

Armadale WA 6112, Australia

9th Oct 2019

An r.i.p tattoo with a Willy wagtail and d.o.b and d.o.d

Urgent Tattoo Artist for Film Shoot

$160

Docklands VIC, Australia

1st Oct 2019

Need a Tattoo artist for a film shoot in Docklands. You won't need to tattoo just bring your gear and pretend for filming purposes.

Tattoo Artist

$200

Point Cook VIC, Australia

18th Sep 2019

I’m looking for a good tattoo artist to tattoo the dharma wheel on my arm exactly as pictured.

Tattoo design

$1,234

Hoppers Crossing VIC, Australia

5th Sep 2019

Hi, I want this tattoo design to be inked on my shoulder with same size which shows on pictures, can some give me a quote with professionally experience tattoo artist, it’s very important tattoo for me.

I need henna tattoo

$80

Brunswick West VIC, Australia

21st Aug 2019

henna for a mothers blessing (baby shower)

Tattoos artist

$400

Chippendale NSW, Australia

16th Aug 2019

Tattoo artist for small tattoos for 2 people baby t and small Irish

Tattoo my m8

$50

Airlie Beach QLD, Australia

28th Jul 2019

Someone to come to magnums and tattoo my name on my mates toes. Seriously.

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