Walk-In Tattoos 101: Everything You Should Know Going In (2023)

WTF is a walk-in, and how do you get one? You know that most artists have you schedule a tattoo appointment, but what if that doesn’t fit your ✨spontaneous✨ personality? How are you, unbridled by society's definition of time, going to get some body art?

If you want a quick tattoo today, getting a walk-in tattoo is a great option. We’ll explain what a walk-in tattoo is, why you can get one today, who does these things, and precisely what the process will look like.

What Does Walk-In Tattoo Even Mean?

A walk-in tattoo is when you, quite literally, walk in. You don’t make an appointment — you walk in, pick a tattoo, and get it.

Sometimes you walk in, look through a specific artist's works, and see if they are available to do one of their more stylized pieces. If you want a simple tattoo, then probably any available artist in the shop will be able to oblige you.

Some people get walk-in tattoos of more custom pieces already designed by the tattoo artist — i.e., the artist drew the piece ahead of time, put it in their “available” book or posted it as an available design on social media, and you walk in to take them up on their offer. These designs are more expensive than a simple design because they take more time but are usually not as expensive as a custom design since they’re already worked out.

Other times a studio or artist will have a flash sheet to choose from. Usually, these are smaller, simpler designs. Flash sheets are a sheet of simple and quick tattoos for the client to choose from. Flash sheets are exceptionally popular on holidays like Friday the 13th and Halloween. They are also usually cheaper. With pre-designed flash tattoos, there’s also a high likelihood multiple people could have the exact same tattoo.

Walk-ins are a great way to get your first tattoo, fill a tattoo craving, or get a tattoo without having your own tattoo idea.

Can I Book a Walk-In Tattoo?

No. That’s called an “appointment.”

What can happen: you walk in for a walk-in tattoo, see an artist's work, and end up wanting something more custom from them. Maybe they have a piece that inspires you, and you want the same piece but some distinct changes. Or a combination of some of their work. Or a whole new original piece designed by them specifically for you and no one else. Then you’ll to talk to the artist and set an appointment for when you should come back.

What Is the Difference Between Walk-In Tattoos and Tattoo Appointments?

The big difference between walk-ins and appointments is how much planning goes into it: none for the former, and a decent amount for the latter.

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A walk-in walks in. A tattoo appointment is when you’ve chatted with the tattoo artist about getting a tattoo from them, whether it’s from their book or a custom piece. The tattoo artist probably already knows where the tattoo is going and how big it will be. They’ve set a certain amount of time just for you, and you’ve probably placed a deposit to reserve your space.

Do All Tattoo Studios Have Walk-In Tattoos?

Nope! Some tattoo artists and studios are appointment-only. Other tattoo artists and studios are heavily walk-in based with appointments only a couple of days a week. The majority of studios do a bit of both — booking appointments and taking walk-ins.

Why Do Artists Do Walk-In Appointments?

Walk-ins are a good way for newer tattoo artists to gain experience. Walk-in tattoos are usually simpler designs that a newer tattoo artist or an apprentice can use to get some tattooing hours under their wings.

Walk-ins are a nice way for experienced artists to pad out their day if it’s slow. Some tattoo artists work a scheduled amount of time in a studio, like being there Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11-5.

If they only book a few appointments this week or finish up with other appointments quicker than expected, that’s a lot of time to fill. So they are available for walk-ins. These artists will most likely have books of more complex designs you can look through. They have a more developed style and are trying to get more experience or doing more of their favorite style in tattooing these designs.

Some artists are strictly appointment-based. They only go to the studio when they have an appointment booked. That’s it.

Sometimes, talented artists who are strictly appointment-based will advertise a walk-in event. It’s a way to offer a tattoo to people who would otherwise be waiting months for a tattoo. Popular tattoo artists get so booked up that their waitlist is months long, and it’s a bummer for people who don’t care what they get from the artist as long as they get it from that artist. A walk-in event is a great way to pump out some cool but simple and fast tattoos, get the fans inked, and make some nice pocket change along the way.

It’s also a good opportunity to do a fundraiser where a portion of sales from flash tattoos go to a specific cause — charity tattooing is slowly growing in the tattooing community, especially in the form of tattoo giveaways and fundraiser flash days.

How Does a Walk-In Tattoo Work?

What to know before you go! What actually happens when you walk through those studio doors and start asking about a “walk-in” tattoo?

Let’s say you’ve found a tattoo artist or tattoo shop that is promoting walk-in tattoos, or maybe you heard through a friend about a good spot and now you want to walk in there with some stirrups on your horse. Here’s what’s going to happen, more or less:


Find the place and walk in. That’s the first step of getting a walk-in tattoo, easily enough. The maybe uncomfortable part is: get comfortable. You’re about to ask some questions and do some snooping.

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Walking into a clothing store is pretty easy. Not that intimidating. Walking into a tattoo studio can be intimidating, depending on the vibe of the place. You walk in, and sometimes they’re looking at you like, “Appointment? No? Okay, what are you doing here?”

If you aren’t an outgoing or super confident person, tattoo culture can sometimes seem intimidating with all their… tattoos. Chances are they are actually cool, and if not — get outta there! No one wants bad energy.

Note: Some studios are “appointment only,” meaning you won’t be able to just walk in. If this happens, it’s a little embarrassing, but don’t let it discourage you! You can even Google the shop and call to ask if you want — we are children of technology, you know.

Look Through the Books

“I want to check out the books.” There you go. There’s your purpose for being there. Usually, letting whoever is up front know this will create a positive reaction.

“The books” means tattoo artist’s books. If you are walking into a tattoo studio where multiple artists or even one artist works, they will have photo album-looking books where the artist has a bunch of their drawings, past work, and contact information inside.

Ask whoever is around if any of the artists that are there today have time for a walk-in appointment. If yes, ask to be pointed in the direction of their book.

Take your time. Look through the books and figure out which artist you’d want to tattoo you and what designs of theirs you like. Once you’ve narrowed it down to one artist, you’re ready for the next step.

If you want a design that is simple enough, you won’t need a specific artist. Any available tattoo artist will be able to do the tattoo for you.

Conversely, if you don’t vibe with any of the designs, just thank the front desk for their time and bail. It’s fine, we promise!

Talk to the Tattoo Artist

Ask to have a chat with the tattoo artist. You may have to wait a bit or come back a little later if they are busy with a client.

When you get to talk to them, double-check to make sure they have time today to do a walk-in appointment. Show them the designs you like from their book and ask about whichever you’d like to get tattooed.

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Some good questions include:

  • Can you do this design today?
  • How much time will it take?
  • How much will it cost? Is it an hourly rate or priced by design?
  • What time can you do it today?

Once you establish that getting this tattoo will be possible, ask some follow-up questions about their practice to make sure you are comfortable.

  • Do you take cash, card, transfer, and/or crypto?
  • What kind of tattoo ink do you use? Is the tattoo ink non-toxic?
  • What is your sterilization practice like?
  • Do you use a numbing gel or numbing cream to prep?
  • How should I prepare for the tattoo session?

With a walk-in tattoo, you generally aren’t doing much adjusting to the design. What you see is what you get, mostly. If there are any minor adjustments you’d like, ask your tattoo artist about it – they may be happy to oblige, or they may say it’s not possible.

If all is well, start figuring out where you want your new tattoo!

Tattoo Session

An hour before your tattoo session, you or the tattoo artist will probably want to apply some numbing gel or numbing cream for tattoos to make the session more comfortable. Then the tattoo artist will possibly shave the area you are getting tattooed and they should clean it with antibacterial soap and water.

If they are using a stencil, they’ll apply that and have you check it out in a mirror to make sure the placement and size are correct. Make any objections now, or forever have your misplaced, missized tattoo!

Payment and Tipping for Tattoos

You’ve already figured out what methods of payment your artist takes. Figure out how you are going to pay up.

As for tipping, this will change depending on where you are. You can tip because your tattoo artist had amazing customer service, made good conversation, went the extra mile, and made some time for you, yadda yadda.

Tip most of the time, always, unless it doesn’t make sense.

You can also phone a friend or straight up ask the tattoo artist what is customary if you are worried.

While you can always go the standard 15-20%, tip what you can and what feels right. Don’t overthink it or you’ll stress yourself out!

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Ask your tattoo artist what their aftercare instructions are and follow them if they are good instructions! And buy some amazing aftercare tattoo products!

What are good instructions? Okay, quick rundown:

  • Leave it alone, bandaged for at least the first 24 hours (some covers will stay on for several days!)
  • After that, remove bandages and wash with clean hands, warm water, and antibacterial and fragrance-free soap. Pat dry with a clean towel.
  • Wash twice a day and after any dirty or sweaty activities.
  • Moisturize lightly but avidly with tattoo-specific moisturizer.
  • Don’t rebandage your tattoo unless you are getting into a dirty situation.
  • When it starts to scab, don’t pick it!
  • Use sunscreen to protect your tattoo once the wound has healed!


You can walk into a number of tattoo parlors today and get some permanent ink on your body without an appointment. Your body art will just be limited to the constraints of who (tattooist) and what (tattoo design) is available!

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How do you prepare for a walk in tattoo? ›

You should treat the preparation for your walk in tattoo just as you would a regular appointment. You should make sure that you're well-rested and have plenty to eat and drink before going. This will keep your energy levels at a maximum throughout the tattoo process. Avoid alcohol as this will only ever hinder things.

How complicated can a walk in tattoo be? ›

Walk-in Tattoos Are Often Limited to Simpler Designs

If you want a large piece, a full sleeve, or a very detailed, time-intensive piece – it's likely going to take multiple sessions to complete.

What not to ask a tattoo artist? ›

Tattoo Etiquette Guide
  • I Let My Dog Sleep In My Bed With Me. ...
  • How Much For A Sleeve? ...
  • Can You Draw Something, And If I Like It, I Book An Appointment? ...
  • I Am Just 17, But My Parents Approve. ...
  • Can You Hurry Up, Please? ...
  • I Had A Few Beers To Man Up. ...
  • I Want The Text To Be Super Small, Like A Freckle. ...
  • Can I Pay You Next Week?
Dec 27, 2020

What not to do when asking for a tattoo? ›

Before The Appointment
  1. Always Do Your Research. ...
  2. Be Willing To Wait. ...
  3. Be Open To Compromise. ...
  4. Original Tattoos VS Picking Up Where Someone Else Left Off. ...
  5. Don't Ask To Change Your Tattoo Idea On The Day Of Your Appointment. ...
  6. DO NOT Drink Alcohol Or Use Substances Before Your Appointment. ...
  7. Don't Bring An Entourage.
Sep 13, 2021

How big of a tattoo can you do for a walk-in? ›

With that being said, your walk-in tattoo should be small to medium size at most. A walk-in tattoo is a tattoo that the artists doesn't have to spend hours drawing and preparing.

How much do you tip a tattoo artist? ›

It is customary to tip tattoo artists for their time and skill. A general guideline is to tip between 15-20% of the total cost of your tattoo, but you can adjust this amount based on your personal budget and satisfaction with the service.

What is the hardest part of tattooing? ›

Pain in these areas may be high to severe.
  • Armpit. The armpit is among the most painful places, if not the most painful place, to get tattooed. ...
  • Rib cage. ...
  • Ankles and shins. ...
  • Nipples and breasts. ...
  • Groin. ...
  • Elbows or kneecap. ...
  • Behind the knees. ...
  • Hips.
Jul 23, 2019

What is the most difficult tattoo style? ›

Realistic And Portraiture

The most difficult form of realism in tattooing is probably portraiture, because it requires the artist to capture both the likeness and character of a real person. Realistic tattoos can be created using colour, or in black and grey form.

Do tattoo artists like to be talked to? ›

Some artists love to gab while tattooing but others prefer to be quiet. Let the artist take the lead or ask them what they prefer. Do bring a book to read or movie to watch provided you can do it without moving. Do let your artist take the lead on whether or not to talk.

Is it rude to be on your phone during a tattoo? ›

"During the tattoo process, just stay still," said Cuda Vendetta, tattoo artist at Big Joe and Sons Tattoo. "Stop checking your phone and if you have a friend with you, don't talk with your hands."

What are the rules for tattoos? ›

Typically, however, you'll need to:
  • Keep the tattooed skin clean. Use plain soap and water and a gentle touch. ...
  • Use moisturizer. Apply a mild moisturizer to the tattooed skin several times a day.
  • Avoid sun exposure. ...
  • Avoid swimming. ...
  • Choose clothing carefully. ...
  • Allow up to 2 weeks for healing.

Do tattoo artists care if you use numbing cream? ›

Many artists are happy to use and even provide numbing cream for your session, while others refuse to use it. And their reasoning might surprise you. Artists that are pro-numbing cream argue that it helps them work more efficiently with fewer interruptions. This means less time under the needle for the client.

Is it rude to ask a tattoo artist to copy a tattoo? ›

“Can you please copy this tattoo?” Top tattoo artists want to do their own original work. Even if you like the work another tattoo artist has done, you should not ask a different artist to copy it. It is rude to the artist you are asking, as well as the artist whose work is being plagiarized.

Can I get a tattoo the same day I walk in? ›

To tattoo shops the world over, 'walk-in' doesn't mean that you can walk in and get tattooed immediately. It means you can get tattooed sometime THAT DAY. A walk-in may need to schedule an appointment for several hours after the time they come in.

How big is a 1 hour tattoo? ›

Tattoo Size Chart
SizeHoursBest Placement
Up to 1 inch1Toe, finger, wrist, ear
1-2 inches2-3Ankle, wrist, clavicle
2-3 inches2-5Ankle, calf, wrist, upper arm
3-4 inches4-5Lower arm, neck, chest
5 more rows
May 12, 2022

How big is a 3 hour tattoo? ›

Palm-sized tattoo would take from one to three hours to make. Hand sized tattoo can take up to 5 hours to make. Full sleeve tattoo can take 6-10 hours to make. Very large tattoos, such as a back piece, can take up to 30 hours to make.

Do you tip for a $1000 tattoo? ›

How much do you tip for a $1,000 tattoo? You would tip around $200 - $300 for a $1,000 tattoo. So, the final price you'd expect to pay for the service is $1,200 - $1,300.

How much should I tip on a $500 tattoo? ›

Cornolo puts the range between 15% to 20%, but says that it really varies. “Some tip less, and some are very generous." For instance, you might wonder how much to tip for a $500 tattoo. In this case, tipping anywhere from $75 to $125 would be appropriate.

How much do you tip for a $3000 tattoo? ›

The general consensus in the tattoo community is that 20 percent is the typical amount to tip — just like at a restaurant or a hair salon.

What hurts more linework or shading? ›

Contrary to what you might expect, many people report that the shading hurts significantly less than the outlining of the tattoo. If you've already made it through your line work, pat yourself on the back. You've likely conquered the most painful part already.

What is the most regretted tattoo? ›

Participants told us they regret getting tattoos on these spots: upper back, upper arms, hips, face and butt. Size matters. Apparently, the smaller your tattoo, the more likely you are to regret it. We found that 63 percent of people with a tattoo smaller than the palm of their hand regret it.

What is the least painful tattoo? ›

The most painful spots to get a tattoo are your ribs, spine, fingers, and shins. The least painful spots to get a tattoo are your forearms, stomach, and outer thighs.

What color tattoo is hardest? ›

Tattoo Ink

Green is the hardest color to remove followed by light blue. Neon colors are also incredibly difficult to remove, and typically require multiple treatments with the Ruby laser. As a general rule, the greater the contrast between the color of the tattoo pigment and your skin, the better the result.

What tattoos never go out of style? ›

Traditional Tattoo Designs That Will Never Go Out of Style
  • Pin-Up Girls. Pin-up girls have been popular tattoo designs since the early days of tattooing. ...
  • Roses. Roses are another traditional tattoo design that has stood the test of time. ...
  • Sailor. Jerry. ...
  • Celtic. Knots. ...
  • Dragons. ...
  • Swallow. ...
  • Anchor.
Nov 22, 2022

What tattoos calm anxiety? ›

"Spiritual tattoos — mandala, hamsa, chakra, tree of life, Budha, lotus, etc. — are common for battling anxiety. They symbolize the overcoming of struggle, protection, self care, rebirth, the circle of life, kindness, strength, new challenges, and new beginnings."

Where do tattoos hurt the most chart? ›

The most painful tattoo placements are frequently located at the extremities (head, face, hands, fingers, feet, toes), regions where there is naturally less body fat (ribcage, shoulder blade, collarbones, hips, ankles) or more nerve endings (armpit, groin or buttocks).

Where do tattoos change the least? ›

Parts Of The Body Where Tattoos Age The Least
  • Inner Forearm. This is proven to be the best area to get a tattoo when it comes to aging. ...
  • Upper, Outer Chest. This area is normally covered by clothing, which means it is not often exposed to the sun. ...
  • Back of The Neck. ...
  • Lower Back.
Aug 27, 2016

What feels closest to a tattoo? ›

Tattoo artist JoJo Roman compares the sensation of getting a tattoo to the feeling of a constant cat scratch (all my cat people out there know what she means). Other people say getting a tattoo feels like someone is continually scratching a hot needle across your skin—because that's kinda what's happening.

What tattoos are unprofessional? ›

Nevertheless, things look slightly different when it comes to visible tattoos, especially on the face and neck, as 63% of the general public would consider them unprofessional. The older population, aged 55 and above, have a firmer stance on this, as 80% see face and neck tattoos as unprofessional.

What is the etiquette for tattoo placement? ›

In tattooing a general rule is that all designs should face the center of the body (heart). For example, front thigh tattoos should face inwards towards each other. And top outer arms will face forward in the same direction the body faces.

How big is a 4 inch tattoo? ›

In general, a tattoo under 2 inches is tiny, something 2 to 4 inches is small, 4-6 inches is medium, and 6 or more inches is large. It is important to understand that these sizes are subjective though. Each tattoo artist will have to determine their sizes and how they price them.

What should I do before getting a tattoo? ›

What to do before getting a Tattoo
  1. Get a Good Night's Sleep. The last thing you want is to come in and be completely exhausted for your tattoo session. ...
  2. Stay Hydrated. ...
  3. Shave. ...
  4. Shower. ...
  5. Moisturize your Skin. ...
  6. Eat and Bring Snacks. ...
  7. Dress for you Session. ...
  8. Do not show up Intoxicated.

When not to get a tattoo? ›

Allergies: If you are allergic to any of the tattoo ink ingredients, it is best to avoid getting a tattoo altogether. Allergic reactions can range from mild irritation to severe swelling, and in some cases, anaphylaxis. Impulsive decisions: Getting a tattoo is a permanent decision that should not be taken lightly.

Is it OK if my clothes touch my tattoo? ›

Tattoo Tips

Your tattoo may be susceptible to sticking to your sheets or clothes. It is better that it sticks to you clothes rather than your sheets. If the tattoo sticks to your clothes, splash warm water on it and remove the clothing from the tattoo very gently. Remember, this is an open wound, so use common sense.

What should I bring to my tattoo appointment? ›

What Should I Take To My Tattoo Appointment?
  • Directions and instructions! Not all studios have a 'shop front' and are easy to find. ...
  • Food & drink. Even for a small tattoo, bring a drink and some snacks with you. ...
  • Comfy clothing and layers. ...
  • Photo ID. ...
  • Earphones. ...
  • Mask. ...
  • Charger or power bank. ...
  • Stress balls, Fidget and Finger Toys.
Aug 18, 2022

Why do tattoo artists not like small tattoos? ›

Ink naturally spreads in the body over time, so a tattoo that's too small will likely blur together as the skin ages. Your artist should suggest the best size for the integrity of the tattoo.

What can't you eat after tattoo? ›

Foods to avoid include those that promote inflammation – red meats, foods high in sugar, salt and additives, as well as overly processed foods. These can interfere with the body's natural healing processes. The same is said to be true for an excessive amount of dairy.

Can you shower after a tattoo? ›

Showering with a new tattoo isn't only fine; it's necessary for the sake of good hygiene. As long as you follow the aftercare instructions your tattoo artist gives you, and you're careful not to rub or soak your tattoo, showering shouldn't interfere with the healing process of your new ink.

How long does tattoo sickness last? ›

Your symptoms should pass in a day or two as your body's immune system calms down and gets to the proper work of healing the actual tattoo on your skin.

How long does a small tattoo take? ›

Expect about half an hour to an hour for a simple, small tattoo. Keep in mind, however, a small tattoo with lots of color, line work, details, or a tricky placement could take several hours. Small tattoos are great for people who don't want to go through a lengthy tattoo process, but still want some cool ink.

How painful is tattoo with numbing cream? ›

If you are concerned about getting inked for the first time, you don't have to worry. While some people believe that you must experience pain for some ink, that is not true. Tattooing should not feel like a torture session. With these numbing creams, you can still enjoy body art without the pain.

Do tattoo artists hate copying? ›

Some people think mimicking is the greatest form of flattery but putting it bluntly, it's disrespectful to the original tattoo owner, original tattoo artist and the artist you ask to copy it. In fact, it's one of the most despised requests tattoo artists get.

What do tattoo artists refuse to do? ›

A tattoo artist may refuse to do a tattoo if the design is racist, sexist, homophobic, or promotes hate speech. In such cases, tattoo artists may refuse to do the tattoo as it goes against their personal beliefs, and they don't want to promote offensive or discriminatory designs.

What's the best thing to do before getting a tattoo? ›

What to do before getting a Tattoo
  • Get a Good Night's Sleep. The last thing you want is to come in and be completely exhausted for your tattoo session. ...
  • Stay Hydrated. ...
  • Shave. ...
  • Shower. ...
  • Moisturize your Skin. ...
  • Eat and Bring Snacks. ...
  • Dress for you Session. ...
  • Do not show up Intoxicated.

How do I prepare for a day sitting tattoo? ›

How to Survive an All-Day Tattooing Session
  1. Take care of the placement area. ...
  2. Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize! ...
  3. Sleep the night before your tattoo session. ...
  4. Eat a good meal. ...
  5. Stay hydrated. ...
  6. Bring snacks and drinks for the session. ...
  7. Headphones, please. ...
  8. Prepare for hot or cold.
Oct 3, 2022

Why should you drink water before a tattoo? ›

Your skin thins when you're dehydrated, so chugging water, starting the day before your appointment, will make your body a better canvas for the tattoo. It will also keep your energy up, so bring a bottle or two to sip during your session.

What not to eat before a tattoo? ›

Caffeine, Energy Drinks, and Alcohol

Alcohol, coffee, and energy drinks can thin your blood. We recommend you skip the morning coffee or energy drinks on the day of your tattoo session or avoid drinking alcohol the night before your appointment.

Does taking ibuprofen before a tattoo help? ›

Avoid pain relievers.

Don't take aspirin or ibuprofen for 24 hours before your session. These medications can thin your blood, which may prolong the tattooing process.

How to tattoo beginners guide? ›

15 Top Tattooing Tips For Beginners: Expert Advice
  1. Don't rush into it. ...
  2. You don't have to go to school, but you should. ...
  3. Seek advice from experienced tattoo artists. ...
  4. Keep practicing. ...
  5. Invest in your tattooing equipment. ...
  6. Master lining, shading, coloring, and lettering. ...
  7. Learn about the skin. ...
  8. Keep disposable razors handy.

Do you put Vaseline on before tattooing? ›

It is not advisable to apply Vaseline immediately before a tattoo session as it could make your skin too greasy, and the needles could easily slip on it. If you really want to apply some, it should be done long before the tattoo.

What questions do they ask before a tattoo? ›

The Best Questions to Ask Your Tattoo Artist Before Your Appointment
  • Ask about the pricing and payment. ...
  • Ask about their designs. ...
  • Ask for their social media feeds. ...
  • Ask about their artistic process. ...
  • Ask about hygiene and aftercare. ...
  • Additional questions.
Apr 11, 2019

Do you tip tattoo artists? ›

How much should you tip your tattoo artist? "In general, 20 percent is typical, just like other service industry standards," shares tattoo artist Lina Shuliar.

How big is a 500 dollar tattoo? ›

A standard size hip or thigh tattoo (about 1ft in length) will run you about $500 for outline only, or anywhere from $1500-$2000 for full color.

How big is a 2 hour tattoo? ›

Tattoo Size Chart
SizeHoursBest Placement
Up to 1 inch1Toe, finger, wrist, ear
1-2 inches2-3Ankle, wrist, clavicle
2-3 inches2-5Ankle, calf, wrist, upper arm
3-4 inches4-5Lower arm, neck, chest
5 more rows
May 12, 2022

How long does the average person sit for a tattoo? ›

When tattooing, I noticed that the average person runs out of steam at about 3 1/2 hours. For some people, it takes less time and, of course, others can go on and on and on. But at some point, it starts to really hurt, and I mean it.


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