Please read FAQ in full before contacting Blackwood.
How do I get tattooed by You?
To begin the process you should first review his PORTFOLIO to get an idea for his styles of tattoos. Once you decide on the style of tattoo click on the CONTACT page and fill out the consult form. Please be very thorough in your description.
What Happens Next?
From there your form will be reviewed and you will receive confirmation email shortly after. It may take several days to receive a confirmation email so please be patient.
Can I see my artwork before my appointment?
I prefer to do most of my artwork 24hours before or day of the appointment. It is understood that some people need to see sketches of their tattoo before their appointment and are very particular about their artwork. If this is the case, respectfully, I may not be the artist for you.
I'm getting a realistic looking tattoo, can I see a sketch of my tattoo?
Most of my designs are made from real photos. A design idea will be emailed to you close to your appointment date or the day of. Changes to the design can be made the day of the appointment.
What kind of tattoos do I not do?
Lettering/tribal/black work/watercolor/ clocks or pocket watches with custom times/portraits of family members. I do not like to "copy and paste" artwork onto you.
I only take on work that i feel i will enjoy, and ideas that inspire me. The more creative freedom the better. I really love tattooing skulls/roses/flowers/nature themes/animals/portraits (no family members).
What if Im not the best artist for your project?
There are many talented artists that also work at A Dead Anchor Tattoo. If I think that your project could be better handled by another artist here, you will receive a direct referral to them.
Do you have a selection of artwork to choose from for my next tattoo?
Yes! I have have pre-designed artwork that I would love to tattoo.
What are my rates?
I will work with your budget and space allotted. My tattoos are flat rated with half day and full day sits.
Half day-$800 (4-5hours tattoo time plus artwork/sizing/set up/photography/bandaging-which takes about 2 hours)
Full day: $1500-(8-10 hours tattoo time plus artwork/sizing/set up/photography/bandaging-which takes about 2 hours)
-CASH ONLY PLEASE
Things to bring for your appointment- A pillow/ music or a book/snacks/ proper clothing for the area getting tattooed such as (shorts/swim suit/robe/tank top) we also offer a curtain/covers so just ask 👍🏻
How often do I tattoo?
I do one tattoo a day 4 day a week so that’s approximately 200 tattoos a year. (How many days in a year??? Time is limited)
Do you accept walk-ins?
I am an appointment only artist. You can schedule your appointment by filling out the consult form on the CONTACT page.
Do tattoos hurt?
How will you know Brandon Blackwood when you come in for your appointment? There are no pictures of him....like anywhere.
You won't lol :) I will be the one waving at you 👋
Do I have to fill out a consultation form?
Yes, it will answer many of the initial questions we will have for you and help begin the conversation to get you the tattoo that you want.
Cash only please. You may also pay in jarts.
What kinds of tattoos do I not like to do?
Please refer to my portfolio before submitting a consult form. I prefer to take on projects for realism, black and grey, and neo-traditional style tattoos. I do not do Lettering/tribal/black work/watercolor/clocks or pocket watches with custom times/ portraits of family members. Yes this is meant to be on here twice.
Can I book an appointment for April 24th, 2025?
I usually book out 2-3 months in advance to keep things in order.