//////////GENERAL BOOKING INFORMATION
︎︎ EVERYONE IS WELCOME ︎︎
Thank you so much for your interest! Looking forward to your ideas and meeting you.
1. “HOW DO I REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT?”
Projects that align with my personal interests or my original work (Flashes) are given priority over customs.
To ensure a good fit between myself and potential clients, I kindly request that you review my work and read the information provided on this page before completing the Booking Form.
HOW WILL I KNOW IF MY PROJECT IS APPROVED?” After submitting your project, please allow up to ten business days for review and approval.
If approved, you will receive an email confirming your appointment, rough estimates, Covid-19 policy, and further instructions if neccesary.
Please check your spam folder if you do not see a reply. If you do not receive a response, it may mean that I haven't had the opportunity to reply or the project may not align with my current priorities. Thank you for your understanding.
3. ︎“WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?”
Please enter with a mask and your vaccination I.D.
Entrance is on 659 Johnson St, Victoria, BC V8W 2E8
Not Douglas St. (Burger King entrance).
︎Black Cat Tattoo is an appointment-based studio.
There are parkades and street parking throughout the downtown
that are minutes from the studio!
ACCESSIBILITY: Our studio does have a wide staircase of 20 steps without an elevator.
Please let us know if you need assistance with the entrance, as we would be happy to figure something out.
4. “WHAT PAYMENTS DO YOU ACCEPT?”
Cash or Interac e-transfers via any Canadian Bank is preferred, but all forms are accepted (Visa, Paypal, Mastercard, Debit/Credit, American Express)
5. “WHERE DO I FIND YOUR WORK?”
Most designs are usually a one and done non-repeatable design unless started otherwise.
Nonetheless, I am always happy to re-draw a design that has already been done!
All new projects are mainly posted on Instagram ︎.
There is no designated place for flash at the moment. Therefore, whatever you see that is not done could be done.
If you are unsure of a flash- please submit your inquiry anyway and I can re-draw something just for you.
6. “HOW DO CONSULTATIONS WORK?”
In person consultations have shifted to virtual platorms (Facetime, Google Meet & Phone Calls) due to Covid-19. Please fill out the Booking Form with the consultation option for a free 30-minute consultation.
You will received a consultation appointment date along with your project approval email.
Not every project will need a consultation unless I feel like I am not the right artist for you.
7. “WHAT IS YOUR RATE?”
Rates vary depending on style, sizing, detail, placement(s), special event(s), and etc.
A close estimate is usually given out along with your approved email. Estimates do not include unknown variables such as pain tolerance,skin condition, tattoo preparations, etc.
The more specific of the variables are in an inquiry- the closer the estimate.
Kaman’s minimum is an hourly rate of $180.
8 “HOW DO I SEND A DEPOSIT?”
An invoice entailing instructions will be sent out along with your approved email in order to secure your appointment date.
Please send your deposit at your earliest convenience as dates are first come first served.
Deposits are anywhere from $80 - $200+; as its calculated depending on the estimated length of your tattoo session; the longer your appointment the larger your deposit amount is.
9. “ARE DEPOSITS REFUNDABLE?”
Unfortunately, deposits are not refundable or transferable.
It will be deducted from the total cost of your tattoo appointment.
//////////DESIGN & APPOINTMENT PROCESS
//////////DESIGN & APPOINTMENT PROCESS
10. ︎ “DO YOU CUSTOM DRAW DESIGNS?”
I draw and stylize everything that comes in my direction. Please make sure you review my work to make sure I am the right artist for you.
11. “CAN I SEE MY DESIGN AHEAD OF TIME?”
I usually show the design on the day of your appointment and allocate time to make any neccessary small changes.
I’m more than happy to show you the rough draft or final as long as you request it ahead of time.
12. “CAN I RESCHEDULE MY APPOINTMENT?”
A minimum of 48 hours' notice is required if you need to reschedule your appointment for any reason. Failure to do so will result in forfeiting your deposit, and a new deposit will be required to reschedule. If the reschedule date is significantly later than the original date, rates may also be subject to change.
Please arrive within 20 minutes of your scheduled appointment time to avoid being considered a no-show and forfeiting your deposit. We understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise, and we kindly ask for the same respect for our time.
︎ IF YOU’RE SICK:
That is A-OK!! Let us know as soon as you feel unwell and we will reschedule your appointment without requiring an additional deposit.
Even if your symptoms are mild, please refrain from visiting us to keep our community safe.
13. “I HAVE AN APPOINTMENT, BUT CAN I CHANGE MY DESIGN?”
Please note that each inquiry is carefully reviewed before approval.
Your nonrefundable deposit secures not only your appointment date but also the time and materials spent preparing for your appointment.
Any significant alterations to your design may result in forfeiting your deposit unless the change is within reason.
If you do need to make changes, please give us proper notice.
DAY OF APPOINTMENT:
Please refrain from changing your design, placement, or size significantly, as this may result in forfeiting your deposit.