Here are some frequently asked questions, including how to book a tattoo appointment with Catlyne Fable.
Q: How can I book a tattoo with you?
A: Thank you so much for your inquiry! You can start the booking process by going to the "Tattoo Booking Form" section of my website. By clicking on this option in the menu you will be redirected to my Jotform where you can fill out an application form with all the nessisary information I need to get the process started.
Q: How much is your hourly rate?
A: The minimum charge for a tattoo falling under an hour is $105 with tax. My hourly rate is $180/hr. We require a $100 deposit while booking a tattoo date. This will come off of the total amount at the end of your tattoo. The deposit is in place to insure that your appointment will be honoured and to start the drawing process. Deposits are non-refundable as our shop deposit policy.
Q: How much do consultations cost?
A: Consultations are free!
Q: What forms of payment do you accept?
A: Mahihkan tattoo is a cash only location.
Q: I am not 18 yet, but my parents give me their permission. Do you tattoo minors with consent?
A: Unfortunately no tattooing of any minors under any circumstances. We would love to design something cool for you once you are of age though!
Q: Where are you located?
A: I am currently working at Mahihkan Tattoo, located at 1721 Quadra street, Victoria B.C.
Q: What if I have to cancel or reschedule our appointment?
A: We require 48hrs notice for all cancellations. This allows our artists enough time to find someone to fill the time slot. If the cancellation does not allow 48hrs notice, you will forfeit your deposit and be required to submit a second deposit upon rescheduling. If you are cancelling do to illness, please inform us and we will do our best to accommodate you. We value the safety and health of both our staff and clients above all. Please contact your artist directly for all rescheduling.
Q: When can I see artwork for my tattoo?
A: This varies for each artist. I am currently operating on a "day of" basis, depending on the design. If any major changes need to be made on the day of the appointment, we will reschedule for the soonest available date.
Q: What kind of work do you prefer?
A: My heart sings for anything whimsical. Fairytale, occult, nature, insects, animals, fairies, elves, botanical. I enjoy femme figures and faces, dark, creepy and beautiful themes.
Q: Will you tattoo my/my friends/this person's drawing on me?
A: No, sorry. I am working to create a unique personal style that people are attracted to and seek out independently. As much as I appreciate other people's designs I am gravitating towards personalized, custom tattoo work.
Q: Do you have any flash available?
A: You can find all of my flash and "Wanna Do's" under the highlight reel on my instagram page. They can be found under the header, "flash" and "available".
Q: How often do you check your email?
A: I respond to emails every Tuesday and Wednesday weekly. if you haven't heard from me in roughly a weeks time, please feel free to send me another email or application as sometimes things get lost in the steady flow of messages.
Q: How can I show up to my tattoo appointment prepared/ what do I need to know prior?
A: Most importantly, make sure to have a good nights rest the night prior, be well hydrated/ bring water as well as eat before your appointment. This will help regulate your blood sugar levels. Depending on the nature and placement of the tattoo, wear clothes that allow easy access, preferably dark colours as to not stain the fabric during the tattoo process.
Q: Are touch ups free?
A: Touch ups are free within the first 5-6 months of your tattoo. After this time, the skin is exposed to natural “wear and tear”, like sun exposure, ect, that may effect the overall appearance of the tattoo. Being mindful to follow aftercare instructions during the healing process as well as precautions with your healed work, like wearing sunscreen in the summer or keeping your tattoo covered will help it age well.
Q: What are your Covid Protocols?
A: We ask that you please come to the shop alone to help limit the amount of bodies in the space at a time. We ask that you please follow the current recommendations listed by health Canada, don a mask to your appointment if required and bring any food or drink in a tight, sealed and secure container. Please bring as few personal items as you can. If you have been sick, around someone that is sick or think you be be under the weather please reschedule your tattoo appointment. The safety and health of our staff and clients is of great importance to us.
If you have any additional questions or concerns please don't hesitate to contact me.