How old do I have to be to get a tattoo?

You must be 18 years old and have a state or government issued picture I.D. in your possession in order to get tattooed.

*Section 44-34-100. … A) It is unlawful for a person to perform or offer to perform tattooing upon a person under the age of eighteen .

*There is no provision for tattooing anyone under 18, parental consent or not … tattooing a minor is considered a sexual offense in SC

How much is a tattoo?

Price varies with size, design, content and placement on the body. We can sometimes give a quote by email with enough information but recommend you come in studio and talk with an artist to get an accurate quote.

Do you have a minimum charge or hourly rate?

The minimum charge is $60. The hourly rate applies to large custom pieces and varies with each artist.

Can I buy a tattoo design and get tattooed by my friend in his studio/kitchen?

We do not sell our tattoo designs.

Can I buy tattoo supplies for my friends or personal use?

We do not sell tattoo supplies.

Do I need an appointment?

We do accept walk-ins when artists are available. Appointments are recommended.

How do I set up an appointment?

You may call either studio during regular business hours or contact your artist of choice by email … ATTN: (artist name)

**emails are read & answered regularly but not always immediately. please allow a few days for replies

How do I make a deposit for my appointment?

In person, during your consultation or via homing pigeon. CASH ONLY .. For our out of town clients we will accept Paypal.

If  I cancel my appointment do I get my deposit back?

Deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE, cancellations must be made 48hrs in advance in order to retain your deposit.

*Emergencies will be considered

What forms of payment do you accept?

Cash, Mastercard, Visa and most debit cards .. We DO NOT accept American Express, Discover, checks, money orders or travelers checks.

Can I bring family, friends, company, significant other to my appointment?

Yes you may, we ask that you bring only one person, our artists want to give their utmost attention to you and your tattoo. We do not allow children in the procedure area and ask that young children be left at home.

What should I do to prepare for my tattoo?

The tattoo procedure can be stressful on your body. Be sure you are in good health, not coughing, sneezing or feverish, be well rested and properly fed. Please bathe prior to  your appointment, especially if you are coming after a days work. This is a courtesy to your artist and aids in reducing the amount of bacteria and contaminants on the surface of your skin.

Can I eat or drink during my tattoo?

We recommend having a meal immediately before your appointment, drinking NON-ALCOHOLIC liquids during your appointment is allowed. Alcoholic beverages should be avoided 72 hrs prior to your appointment. During longer sessions breaks for a snack is encouraged.

Do you sell gift vouchers/certificates?

Yes we have them available. They may be purchased/used at any Animated Canvas location. We accept CASH ONLY for vouchers/certificates at this time.

What do I do if my question is not answered here?

Please email us ..



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 Posted on : December 7, 2014

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