Kerry Irvine guest spot in May

unnamedKerry Irvine will be doing a guest spot at Skunx Tattoo between 12th-16th May 2015. This is a great opportunity for London people to get tattooed by Kerry. If you are interested in booking an appointment please email with your ideas and any reference images. Please also include intended size and placement of the tattoo. Available slots will no doubt fill up quick, so don’t delay in booking your appointment.

Not familiar with Kerry’s work, enjoy this small collection:

New opening times

As of today (Monday 26th January), Skunx Tattoo will be closed on Sundays and Mondays. The shop will continue to operate normal hours (11am to 6pm*) Tuesday through to Saturday with Nick, Steve and Julia being available.

From 1st of February, Sundays and Mondays will be reserved for private appointments only. These appointments will need to be pre-booked and secured by a deposit.

Please note that on Sundays and Mondays, emails and phone calls will not be answered.

*We close at 6pm but this is subject to change. Please call us at the shop to check if we’re not closing earlier.

Give the gift that lasts forever with a Skunx Tattoo gift voucher

Struggling for the perfect gift for that special person in your life? Why not get them a gift voucher from Skunx Tattoo? Contact the shop to find out what we have available.

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deathdestroy skate video needs your vote

deathdestroy’s Luventus Fistulae headed up by friend of Skunx Tattoo, Cerven Cotter, has entered their video into the annual Lords of the Swords skate contest.


Coming in at just under 14min long, this skate video could do with your support to win the video vote after they placed 2nd in the points part of the contest.

Watch the video here, and give it a like and/or a share:

The winning team will be announced on Saturday 27th September at 4pm.

NOW FULLY BOOKED! Get your Ultimate Punk Rock Christmas Gift from Lars Frederiksen


We are proud to announce that Lars Frederiksen, guitarist from Rancid and The Old Firm Casuals, a great friend of the shop, will be offering an exclusive deal to our loyal customers.

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This December (18th-22nd) you have the opportunity to take part in a once in a lifetime (or twice if you did it before) experience. Lars will be in the Skunx Tattoo shop and will be tattooing a limited number of people with the Rancid Punks logo. This is one chance to meet the punk legend and let him leave his mark on you!

Along with the tattoo, you will also receive a limited edition T-shirt, sticker, badge and photo of the experience, all for the price of £160. Lars will also be happy to sign anything that you want to bring with you.

We’re giving our existing customers the first chance to book this exclusive offer, this really is an opportunity not to be missed.

These spaces will get booked up quickly! To secure your place email: [email protected] with your full name, phone number and date you’d like to book in on.

More information will be sent out in due course.

Have you booked in with our September guest artist yet?

Don’t forget to book your appointment with the extremely talented Julia Kuchaeva who will be doing a guest spot with Skunx Tattoo from 14th to 29th September.


You can find out more about Julia in this post.

Guest artist: Julia Kuchaeva – September 2014

Russian born Julia Kuchaeva will be doing a guest spot at the shop from 14th to 29th September. Julia, now based in Portugal has been involved in art her whole life. While studying a bachelor degree in Painting at the University of Fine-Arts in Lisbon, Julia got involved with tattooing in the summer of 2012 and instantly fell in love with it.


Julia is constantly experimenting with different styles of tattooing, always putting her own artistic touch to every tattoo she does. Be sure to browse through some of her work below and get in touch with the shop to arrange your appointment.

See more of Julia’s work on her Facebook page.

Bad Boys Tattoo Ivan to guest at Skunx Tattoo

Ivan from Oslo’s Bad Boys Tattoo will be doing a guest spot at Skunk Tattoo in early July. Be sure to book an appointment early to ensure you get a spot. Ivan will be available from 7th-20th July.

A small sample of Ivan’s work can be seen below:

Ely Smily joins the team

elyWe are excited to welcome Ely Smily to the Skunx Tattoo family. She will be joining us from the 21st of June. Ely will be available for tattooing on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.
Be sure to browse through some of her work on her portfolio page.

Mammoth Book of New Tattoo Art by Lal Hardy features Skunx Tattooists

mammothtattooBoth Nick Skunx and Steve Richardson are featured in Lal Hardy’s new book, Mammoth Book of New Tattoo Art.

“A fantastic, all-new, third volume of tattoo art – both tattoos and original artworks – showcasing the best recent work of the world’s most outstanding tattoo artists. The format is compact, but contains over 600 full-colour photographs of the work of international tattoo art stars, including Frank Carter, Camila Rocha, Dan Smith and Horikazu, representing outstanding value-for-money.”

The book is set for a late June release and can be pre-ordered now on