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12 Vancouver tattoo artists you need to follow on Instagram

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Daily Hive Staff Apr 15, 2016 3:49 am

Vancouver’s home to a slew of world-class tattoo artists who help people express their personal style, disappoint their parents, and make the world just that little bit more beautiful.

If you’re in the market for a new tattoo or looking to show some love to Vancouver’s local talent, make sure you follow these top 12 tattoo artists on Instagram.

Trish Bevs: @trishbee

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Trish Bevs / Instagram

Artist: Trish Bevs
Shop: Raincity Tattoo

Trish creates ornamental nature tattoos with tons of detail. 

Katie So: @ghostmeadow

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Katie So / Instagram

Artist: Katie So
Shop: Black Medicine Tattoo

Katie works with black ink to create mystical animal and portrait tattoos. 

Chris Hold: @chris_hold

Chris Hold / Instagram

Chris Hold / Instagram

Artist: Chris Hold
Shop: Strathcona Tattoo

Chris designs adds a special twist to his traditional and neo-traditional tattoos.

Aaron Wuolle: @aaronsinistertattoos

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Aaron Wuolle / Instagram

Artist: Aaron Wuolle
Shop: Sinister Skin Tattoos, Port Moody

Aaron’s a versatile tattoo artist who creates tons of designs. Enjoy traditional tattoos, watercolour designs and much more.  

Casper Macabre: @caspermacabre_tattoos

Casper Macabre / Instagram

Casper Macabre / Instagram

Artist: Casper Macabre
Shop: Adorned Precision Body Arts

Casper’s the go-to lady if you’re vying for a black style or illustrative tattoo. 

Ryan Halter: @mrhalter

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Ryan Halter / Instagram

Artist: Ryan Halter
Shop: Steveston Tattoo Company

Ryan Halter creates bold back pieces and sleeves you can’t miss.

Arden Marow Ross: @kidmarow

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Arden Marow Ross / Instagram

Artist: Arden Marow Ross
Shop: Private Studio

Arden’s in a league of his own thanks to his unique portrait style tattoos.

Devin Stacey: @devin_stacey

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Devin Stacey / Shutterstock

Artist: Devin Stacey
Shop: Archetype Custom

Devin stays true to his edgy style by experimenting with tons of different ideas, creating stunning custom designed tattoos. 

Nomi Chi: @nomi_chi

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Nomi Chi / Shutterstock

Artist: Nomi Chi
Shop: Gastown Tattoo Parlour

Nomi’s books are currently closed, but her mythical tattoos are worth checking out and coveting.

Vanessa Dong: @nessaaa_

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Vanessa Dong / Shutterstock

Artist: Vanessa Dong
Shop: Private Studio

Vanessa specializes in botanical and floral tattoos. She uses vegan ink for her tattoos.

Dave Pelham: @hellfx

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Dave Pelham / Shutterstock

Artist: Dave Pelham
Shop: Sacred Heart Tattoo

Dave’s the master of watercolour designs and regularly posts pictures with his adorable Chihuahuas.

Moorea Hum: @mooreahum.tattoo

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Moorea Hum / Shutterstock

Artist: Moorea Hum
Shop: Three Point Tattoo

Moorea has an extensive portfolio of quirky tattoos you won’t find anywhere else. 


Written for Vancity Buzz by Amy Smith

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