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Good tattoos aren’t cheap and cheap tattoos aren’t good”…..our aim is to provide excellent tattoos at reasonable prices in a relaxed environment. Tattoos are works of art on your skin, we want to design beautiful pieces of art unique to each client. We endeavour to listen to our clients and develop outstanding tattoos that our clients are happy with forever and make their experience in our studio as pleasant and fun as possible whilst maintaining professional standards. We aim to have every client leave our studio smiling and looking forward to a return visit.

Shane Sunday opened Alternative Ink Tattoo Studio in Holywood in 2010. We specialise in custom work and pride ourselves on our friendly, helpful approach to all our clients, our excellent level of hygiene and great atmosphere.

Shane has been tattooing for 21 years, starting his career in his home town in Canada. Shane enjoys a challenge when it comes to tattooing and excels in realistic pieces whether portraits, star wars characters or indeed any creature and ideas your imagination can conjure up. He loves bright, bold, beautiful colours and his experience results in each piece enhancing and complementing the client.
His current rate is £70 per hour.

Ryan de Villeneuve is our apprentice, he has worked in the studio on a part time basis for two years before becoming a full time apprentice last year. His art work is outstanding and his ability to produce clean work is superb.