No matter what your grandma says, tattoos aren't just for criminals and punks. They're for everyone — sensitive softies with a penchant for delicate illustrations, psytrance music lovers who are fond of chrome art, and anime fans whose bodies have become a canvas for the etchings of their most-beloved characters.
If you're on the hunt for a tattoo artist in Sydney, congratulations! You've come to the right place. Our city is full of tattooists (both experienced and emerging) who each have their unique take on permanent body art. These ink experts should be your first port of call if you're looking at getting your first tattoo, a matching tattoo with your sister, or even a couple's tattoo to honour your relationship with your partner.
Ahead, 16 of the best tattoo artists that Sydney has to offer.