The devil is in the detail. Our fine line tattoo artists can create a perfect design balancing minimalism with ornate perfection. Ideal for those that want a discreet tattoo, with maximum detail.

Sternum Dotwork Mandala Tattoo Done by Chris Jones

Here is a perfectly placed mandala done in Chris Jones signature Dotwork style.

Metal Band Death

Band Tattoos are a regular occurance in the world of tattooing but why not go the extra step and get a custom rendition of your favourite album cover, Here is Pablo Mortes take on Death, Symbolic Album.

Fine Line Black Work Chrysanthemum Tattoo By Wade Johnston

Melbourne Tattooist Wade Johnston goes by many names, The walk up specialist, The Father of Fine Line, and many more we probably shouldn't mention, but this beautiful Chrysanthemum Tattoo is a perfect example of how wade can apply his skills to any style of tattooing.

Large Cover up Tattoo on side hip by Chris Jones

Another example of a great cover up tattoo by Chris Jones, using contrast between dark and lighter shading to hide an old unwanted tattoo.

Fine Line Etching Style Tattoo From Wade Johnston

Gladwell Says that if you invest ten thousand hours into any task and you will master it, well we think Wade Johnston must have surpassed his ten thousand hours as he truly is the master of a beautiful line work tattoo.

Ornamental Shin Tattoo By Melbourne Tattooist Chris Jones

This large ornamental shin tattoo is a credit to Tattooist chris jones and his super tough client who managed to finish this tattoo in one sitting, bold lines and beautiful patterns are only some of reasons why chris is so highly regarded in this style.

Large Thigh Tattoo of Peonies and Mandalas By Chris Jones

Chris Jones brings us more perfectly executed Peony Flowers and Mandalas, done in hs signature Dotwork Style.

Dotwork Elephant Mandala By Melbourne Tattoo Artist Chris Jones

A perfect example of fine lines and dotwork used together to create this beautiful elephant Mandala Tattoo by Chris Jones.

Small Black Fine Line Tattoos By Wade Johnston

Want a small cute tattoo But not sure what to get? Well you probably need to come down to our Melbourne tattoo shop and talk to Wade Johnston about his minimalist black fine line tattoo flash, these designs and so many more are available now.

As always walk ins welcome!

Dachshund Tattoo By Pablo Morte

A Tattoo is a great way to celebrate your pet, Pablo Morte has done this and captured the idea that dog really is Man's best friend with this cute sausage dog Tattoo.

Love Birds Tattoo By Pablo Morte

No job is to big or too small for Melbourne Tattooist Pablo Morte, Pablo proves this with this Fun Walk in Tattoo of two crimson rosella birds.

Cover Up Peony Tattoo By Chris Jones

Believe it or not this beautiful peony tattoo By Chris Jones is a cover up over an old unwanted tattoo, if you look closely at the leaves you might be able to see a trace of the old tattoo, you can't? Neither can we, well done chris!

Fine Line Details By Melbourne Tattooist Chris Jones

A closer look at a small part of a sleeve chris is currently working on, here you can see chris mix his signature dotwork style with fine lines to achieve beautiful details in this tattoo.

Fine Line Anatomical Heart Tattoo By PabloMorte

Pablo Morte showcasing his ability to tackle any Walk in Tattoo, with this Fine Line Anatomical Heart tattoo. Feel free to Swing Past the North Melbourne Tattoo shop anytime to discuss your next Tattoo idea with him.

Fineline Goldfish Tattoo by Wade Johnston

Wade Johnston recently did this fineline tattoo with a combination dotwork and shading. All to create a small, delicate and minimal tattoo, that will stand the test of time, by allowing the tattoo to have a good structure, without going overboard on the shading.

Etching Style Heart Tattoo

More fine lines by Wade Johnston, this time in a tough spot, right in the middle of a sternum.

Fine Line lettering by Wade Johnston

Fine lettering is always capable of sitting well with other designs. it has the ability to easily wrap around other, much bolder designs, such as it does here, sitting on top of this rose tattoo.

Fineline Lion Portrait Tattoo

Portrait tattoos can be very hard and something that needs to done at a larger scale than most people would like to get. Wade Johnston has achieved the impossible by using just a single needle on this lion tattoo.

Minimal Tattoos

Wade Johnston has come through with another tattoo flash sheet of small minimal tattoo designs. There is almost a whole book of designs similar to this. To check out all of the sheets, just drop by the shop any day of the week, yep that's right we are open Sundays too.

Oak Leaves And Sapling

If you are in need of an artist who really appreciates the beauty of lines, get in contact with Wade Johnston. His eye for detail and ability to use line to create depth and shadow, is why he is regarded in the field of etching tattoos and all fineline tattoos.

Hand Tattoo by Lachie Grenfell

Classically placed hand tattoo by Lachie Grenfell

Small Black Tattoos by Wade Johnston

Small black tattoos, minimal tattoos or fine line tattoos, whichever you call them, it's obvious that Wade loves to draw them. Drop by the shop any day of the week and someone will be available to do one as a walk in tattoo for you.

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More Small Black Tattoos

Wade Johnston has freshly finished another small black tattoo flash sheet. Come past the shop to view the folder and pick your favourite tattoo design from that hundreds that are available.

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Small Black Tattoos

If you want a small black tattoo, but you're having trouble deciding on something. Come by our Melbourne tattoo parlour for browse through our reference books, as we have pages and pages of minimal tattoo designs ready to go.

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Minimal Tattoos

Any day of the week you can walk into the shop and get one of these minimal tattoo designs. Wade has many more in his small black tattoos book that sits here ready to go every day.

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Woodgrain Tattoo

Wade Johnston has a literal obsession with using woodgrain patterns in tattoos. Come see him about it, he will make a way to make it work with anything.

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Tribal Tap?

Tribal combined with trad. This is something that only Charlie Lacroix can pull off.

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Albrecht Durer

Recreation of an Albrecht Durer etching by Wade Johnston.

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Realistic Clockwork

Photo realistic clock tattoo by self proclaimed detail enthusiast Wade Johnston.

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Barbed Wire Hand Tattoo

This classic fineline barbed wire tattoo by Wade Johnston sits in good company right next to an amazing Tim Hendricks rose tattoo.

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Minimalistic Tattoos by Wade Johnston

From small Jordan tattoos to cute dinosaur tattoos, this sheet has it all, a little something for everybody. We are open 7 days a week and this sheet is ready to go all day, every day.

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Girl Dotwork

First one of the year and first tattoo for Bonnie, bit different to my usual stuff, but managed to get some dots in there.

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Skull Tattoo

Added a little skull and some flames on some lasered tats.

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Mehndi Tattoo

Mehndi inspired blackwork tattoo by Wade Johnston.

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Cholo Girl Tattoo

Cholo girl tattoo by Lachie Grenfell.

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