Barnacle Ink - Tattoo shop Logo. Tattoo shop in Nanaimo, British-columbia. 119 Nicol Street, Nanaimo


The artwork we produce for the heck of doing art!

Welcome aboard our creative minds! Here, you’ll find a treasure trove of exciting projects just waiting for you to explore – and grab! Keep an eye out for this “UP-FOR-GRABS” section—it’s constantly changing, like the wind in our sails, forever growing and disappearing in the horizon. If you see something you like, don’t hesitate to claim it!

Remember, creativity is always evolving. Check back often to see our latest offerings. Some creations are rare gems, while others might be dubbed repeatable, depending on the artist’s inspiration. You can browse the entire gallery or focus on a specific artist’s work. Let’s see which of these treasured barnacles will stick with ya! 🌊✨

Interested in one of our designs?


Make sure the design is yours! Claim it below.

You like one of our artists original artwork? To make thing easy, we decided to provide you with an option to claim the design, making sure that it is yours to keep. Simply read and follow the conditions below and we'll be in touch asap!

To complete your claiming of one of our designs:

  • Fill out all the required fields below
    (the artwork to choose from will show when you get to the bottom),
  • Select the artwork you want to claim,
  • Process the claiming deposit,
  • Read the fine print… and send!
  • The deposit for our Up-For-Grabs is 80$ and this will assure that the design is kept for you.
    (As with all deposits, this amount will be forwarded towards the tattoo when completed)
    **Please be patient for our response as we might be busy, but expect us to respond within the next few days**
We can not guarantee specific dates. We will try and match your general availabilities with our schedule, for as soon as we can.

Please read and agree to the following, and then submit your application.

IMPORTANT! Read this.

#1. Price of the selected design will depend on the size and placement, but once determined, will be set at a fixed rate. #2. Claim deposit is required to ensure your the design you choose is reserved for you. Cost of claim deposit for our up-for-grabs is $80. #3. Deposits are valid for nine months from date of reception (unless booked further ahead in agreement with the artist schedule. #4. 48-hour notice is required to postpone or cancel an appointment, otherwise you will lose your deposit, and a new deposit will be required to secure a new appointment. No matter the excuse, or the reason. Depending on the project, the amount of the penalty may vary. Lost deposits are non-redeemable. #5. If aftercare is properly followed, touch-up is available within a year. #6. Touch ups of the hands, feet, and back of the neck are at your own expenses. These areas of the body are constantly regenerating and/or are subject to frequent exposure to sun and/or harsh chemicals. There forth can not be guaranteed and may require multiple pass. #7. We do not offer eyeball tattoos. #8. Deposits will be held and taken off the final payment of the tattoo. This ensures that a deposit is left for any consecutive appointments.

Whether Covid related or not, by respect and for the safety of everyone, please do not come in if you are sick. Be advised that we will always abide to new health regulations.

At your appointment

When you get to your appointment, you will be required to fill a waiver form. All above information are for the artist to be adequately prepared for your appointment. Please be advise that you might also be required to remove your footwear. Please ensure to have adequate foot hygiene and/or bring along a clean pair of footwear. Thank you for taking the time to fill the booking application form and to read the information above. We will be in touch with you shortly!

If the booking application form is not submiting or is malfunctioning, please contact us through email at: ADMIN@BARNACLE.INK. We are excited to receive your applications, and look forward to working on your projects. We value your time and ideas, and are always working towards making your website experience better.

Best regards,
Barnacle Ink - Tattoo shop Logo. Tattoo shop in Nanaimo, British-columbia. 119 Nicol Street, Nanaimo

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