Insider Studio brings a fresh new concept to the traditional tattoo parlour . With our open plan, first floor, beautifully designed space, we give the client an experience to remember.
With stunning views of the Shore, our clean, modern and bright studio aims to provide the highest quality tattoo artistry with the comfort of a relaxing private space.
Our tattooists are all highly trained, and having worked in Edinburgh for many years are extremely popular - so advance booking is required –please read more about our artists below.
Passionate about dot work and black work tattoos since he first picked up early tattoo magazines and publications like the infamous Re:Search 'Modern Primitives', Jason has been tattooing for almost 20 years, working in Edinburgh for around 12 years.
After travelling around the globe tattooing, in some of the worlds most prominent tattoo studios and absorbing the influences of the cultures he has experienced, Jason has fine-tuned his geometric tattooing. With inspirations from Art Deco, Polynesian Tribal, South East Asian patterns and Japanese artwork, his work shows a fresh approach to timeless styles and traditions of tattoo, which fit and flow with the body.
Learning from his depth of experience Jason has created Insider to bring all the best from international tattoo studios to his home of Edinburgh.
Some of the shops he has worked in are: 2 Spirit(SanFrancisco), Idle Hands (SanFrancisco), Into You (London), The Tattooed Heart (Aukland), Tattoo Magic (Melbourne), Korpus Tattoo (Melbourne), Mystery Tattoo Club (Paris), Lightbearer (Graz), Infamous Tattoo (Stockholm), Sailors Grave (Copenhagen), Rain City (Manchester), Forever True (Liverpool), Daredevil (NYC), Three Kings (Brooklyn), Slave to the Needle (Seattle)
Originally from a preposterously small town in the Derbyshire countryside, Olivia has been tattooing in Edinburgh for 2 years and has been lucky enough to travel the world with tattooing. Since starting her apprenticeship back in 2010, she has worked and learned with friends in New York, Toronto, Luxembourg and Blackpool, developing her colourful, illustrative style as she goes.
Olivia loves to make big, bold, fearless tattoos inspired by Art Nouveau, mythology, Oriental and Botanical art and strong black coffee! Always up for a challenge, always willing to take on cover-up tattoos and always up for skulls!Facebook Instagram Contact Olivia
Jack is a Pattern and Blackworker with a special interest in mehndi and geometric patterns, but also creates Western traditional designs.
Jack has always called Edinburgh home, apprenticing and working for many years in the city centre, he has also managed to squeeze in some travelling into his busy diary.
Jack has been working to create a unique and recognisable style with his bold patternwork, clean lines and smooth shading, and is always pushing the boundaries of what is possible with his tattooing.
Some of the shops he has worked in are - Studio XIII (Edinburgh), Northside Tattooz (Newcastle), Ultimate Skin (Leeds), Parliament tattoo (London), Angelic Hell (Brighton), The Tatt Shop (Perth, Aus), Korpus (Melbourne, Aus), Tattoo Rosies (Sydney, Aus)Facebook Instagram Contact Jack
Growing up immersed in pop culture on a steady diet of comics, cartoons and coffee, Wes has been drawing since he can remember. After studying animation at the former Edinburgh College of Art, he honed his design skills producing flyer art for popular Edinburgh club night The Green Door. Since completing his apprenticeship at Red Hot and Blue in 2013 he has been going from strength to strength in a variety of tattooing styles at FHT in Bathgate.
Wes' signature style is a bold, graphic and fun melting-pot of mid-century cartooning, tiki, americana, lowbrow art and rock 'n' roll imagery, influenced by Jack Kirby, Bill Watterson, Charles Burns, Jim Flora, Dali, Magritte and Picasso in no particular order.Instagram Contact Wes
Insider Tattoo89 Henderson Street, Leith
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