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Tattooing with Hemlock Tattoo

July 25 @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm UTC-6

2-day workshop – July 25th and August 29th


Join us for an exciting journey into the world of tattooing! In this special 2-dayworkshop, participants will explore the art of designing tattoos and understand the tattooing process.  

Through interactive activities, the artists from Hemlock Tattoo will guide participants to develop their own designs and explore the step-by-step process of how to turn an idea into a tattoo. This workshop explores consent-driven and accessibility-based practices within tattooing for both clients and artists.Participants will have a month between the workshop days to work on their own tattoo designs.  

Following the workshop, participants will have the chance to get their work tattooed at Hemlock Tattoo Studio!  

This class is for people 18 years old and older and open to mixed-ability participants.  ASL or Audio Description interpretation is available upon request.  

FACILITATED BY: Hemlock Tattoo (Taylor Hudson, Janeen Scott, Geneva Haley, and Marlee Watts), supported by Katie Wackett  

LOCATION: National accessArts Centre, 8038 Fairmount Drive SE, Calgary AB  

WORKSHOP DATES: July 25th & August 29th (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM MST) 

COST: $110  


Thursday July 25th – Introduction to Tattooing  

  • Learn about tattooing!  
  • Receive your supplies and instructions on how to design tattoos.  

Thursday August 29th – Sketchbook review  

  • Share what you’ve designed  
  • Hemlock artists will provide feedback on your designs 

Thursday & Friday, September 19th & 20th – Tattoo Days at Hemlock!  

  • If you or a friend want to get one of your design tattooed, here’s the day to do it!  
  • This is optional and the recipient of the tattoo will be responsible for paying the fees associated with getting the tattoo.  
  • Please note: For information on Hemlock Tattoo Studio’s accessibility, please visit https://www.hemlocktattoo.com/accessibility 


National accessArts Centre

8083 Fairmount Drive SE
Calgary, Alberta T2H 0Y1 Canada
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(403) 253 – 3174