Please read FAQ in full before contacting Blackwood.
How do I get tattooed by Blackwood?
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?
Blackwood does all artwork day of. 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, Blackwood may not be the artist for you.
I'm getting a realistic looking tattoo, can I see a sketch of my tattoo?
The reference of your realism tattoo is your "artwork". That is what it will look like.
What kind of tattoos does Blackwood not do?
Lettering/tribal/black work/watercolor. He also doesn't like to "copy and paste" artwork onto you.
Blackwood only takes on work that he feels he will enjoy, and ideas that inspire him. The more creative freedom the better.
What if Blackwood doesn't accept your project?
There are many talented artists that also work at A Dead Anchor Tattoo. If Blackwood thinks 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! Blackwood has pre-designed artwork that he is looking to tattoo.
How much does Blackwood cost?
He will work with your budget and space allotted. Blackwood's tattoos are flat rated by the day. He has a $400 minimum.
Half day: $750
Full Day: $1500 full day
$160/HR for smaller projects
How often does Blackwood tattoo?
Blackwood does approximately 200 tattoos a year. (How many days in a year??? Time is limited)
Do you accept walk-ins?
Blackwood is 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 Blackwood when you come in for your appointment? There are no pictures of him....like anywhere.
You won't lol :)
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 does Blackwood not like to do?
Please refer to his portfolio before submitting a consult form. Blackwood takes on projects for realism, black and grey, and neo-traditional style tattoos. He does not do Lettering/tribal/black work/watercolor. Yes this is meant to be on here twice.
Can I book an appointment for April 24th, 2025?
Blackwood only books out 2-3 months in advance to keep things in order.