It’s nose hair freezing weather out there today, and appropriately Jesse had a frozen fantasy piece to tattoo for client, Rich G. Taken from a Frank Frazetta original, the image of a sled pulled by polar bears, and driven by a skeletal barbarian was all too fitting for our weather. Our frozen wasteland reached below 15 below zero in Burlington, and even colder in the outskirts in the last two days.
Vermont winter is here in earnest.
Sonya has been one of my most devoted clients – as well as becoming a tremendous friend – since I first gave her a tattoo back around 1997. In our most recent venture we added to the very first tattoo done at Vermont Custom in July of 2009. Continue reading
Join us on New Year’s Eve for a little game of darts where everyone wins! Just like last year, all you need to do is hit the board. It will be covered with the most random tattoo flash images we can find – kinda like the stuff you see in other local shops. Continue reading
Are you looking for a tattoo? New to the area? Are you in school up the hill? Just point your computer or phone’s browser to this: On the bottom right of the image, there is a little doodad called a ‘QR Code’. (I duplicated it much larger at below right). If you have a smartphone with the right app, you can use it to go directly to our Google Maps page. Continue reading
We have all been there, the first-timer anxiety. Every one of us started off with virgin skin, no holes or color added. The very first time that you go to a studio (for some of us it was a kitchen table) for a tattoo or body piercing, there is always at least a small degree of nervous anticipation. Continue reading
Tongue and inside lip or cheek:
- Rinse with antiseptic mouthwash (such as Listerine) or a saltwater solution, every time you eat, drink or smoke for the first 3 days. Use mouthwash 3 times a day for the remaining 30 days after that. Continue reading
General healing instructions:
- Your tattoo will be bandaged when you leave our studio. Leave the bandage on per instructions of the artist: ______________Hours.
- When the bandage is removed, first clean your hands with soap and water. Continue reading
Since its inception in May of last year, our shop was conceived as something different than the rest. A unique place for unique artists and clients. We have imagined a tattoo and body piercing studio without all of the preconceived notions of what a tattoo shop should be: no ‘flash’ artwork in catalogs or on the walls, a creative atmosphere without the assembly-line mentality, a friendly and professional staff, an open exchange of information. Continue reading
We have our new gift certificates in, just in time to meet the holiday season. We know that, given the choice between a Wal-Mart gift card, and one of our beautiful little certificates, there is simply no choice at all. Continue reading