Hans has a wealth of over 13 years experience in the tattoo profession. He has worked and gained valuable skills in Thailand, London, Wales and even ran his own studio in Manchester. Now he is back in sunny Chester and a resident at Inked Up. Hans is a specialist in black & grey work and portraits. His second passion in life is his dog Boo, and training on his days off.
Tattooer/ Body Piercer
Paige is now a second year tattooer with a piercing background and four years of studio experience, so you can be sure that you are in safe hands. She also helps to make sure the studio runs smoothly from meeting and greeting customers and taking bookings to answering your emails and making sure all of her designs are drawn ready for appointments. She spends her spare time drawing for her portfolios and extending her knowledge of tattooing. Whilst she is still developing her own style of tattooing, she adores anything floral. When she's not hard at work in the Studio, she's spending time with the second love of her life, her cat Slater.
James is a passionate tattoo artist who along with working in a number of studios had also ran his own studio. Now happily back in his home town of Chester as a resident at Inked Up Chester. His favourite tattoo styles are traditional and black & grey but this by no means restricts his work as you can see from his portfolio his work is not committed to any style or trend. He works to his customers personal demands and bring there ideas to the skin. James spends most of his time drawing painting and perfecting the art of tattooing in addition to going on hikes and adventures with friends.
Studio Manager and Body Piercer
Tom is Inked Up Chester's resident body piercer with 2 years of experience. He is the studio manager. He runs the show from managing the bookings to ensuring the studio is on top form of cleanliness along with the rest of the dream team. His fun loving friendly nature helps to make sure everyone feels comfortable and secure during every experience with us. His main passion is fashion, music and being covered in flower tattoos. He also has a keen passion for makeup. He is a socialite who enjoys going to concerts and living life to the full. He also enjoys tending to all his Chihuahuas needs, Harry.
Steph is one of inked up's resident body piercers who has received expert training from our very own Tom and Paige. From piercing customers to helping our manager Tom run the studio and dealing with your enquiries. Steph has a love for music, make up, making her own clothes and has a huge passion for wigs. She also has a passion for gothic art and enjoys spending time with her pet Hamster Allan.