Welcome to Explosive Ink Tattoo
Explosive Ink Tattoo is committed to producing high-quality tattoos that are safe & affordable by husband-and-wife team, tattoo artist Bret and Lisa, office manager. We have been proudly serving the IL/WI Stateline since 2007.
OHSA/Bloodborne Pathogens certified yearly
State of IL Dept. of Public Health licensed yearly
Better Business Bureau (BBB) accredited since 2017
We ask for you to schedule a free consultation to discuss the tattoo details, location and size. At that time, we can estimate the time it will take to complete & estimate the price. Seeing the tattoo location in person and being able to discuss the details helps Bret create the design.
Tattoo pricing is based on the time it takes to finish.
$450 for 4 Hours
To book an appointment with Bret, a $50 Cash Deposit is required to secure your appointment. It will be deducted off your total. If for any reason you do get the tattoo, we retain the deposit.
Cards NOT accepted for DEPOSIT. The Deposit is Non-Refundable.
We accept cash and all major debit/credit cards for the remaining balance.
*DESIGN PROOF IS PROVIDED AT THE TIME OF YOUR APPOINTMENT*
Bret Jensen - Tattoo Artist/Owner
Lisa Jensen - Office Manager/Owner
FRI 12/30: 4PM - 6PM
WED 1/4: 4PM - 6PM
FRI 1/6: 3:30PM - 6PM
THU 1/12: 10AM - 6PM
FRI 1/13: 10AM - 12PM
WED 1/18: 10AM - 6PM
THU 1/19: 10AM - 6PM
FRI 1/20: 10AM - 1:30PM
WED 1/25: 10AM - 6PM
THU 1/26: 2:30PM - 6PM
FRI 1/27: 10AM - 6PM
Next available appointments:
We are a custom tattoo shop that also does flash tattoos. We specialize in everything from large to small, cover-up to original. We have books of flash tattoos that you can view in our shop!Gallery
We prefer to meet you in person to start your process of getting a tattoo. Seeing someone in person and discussing the design, location, and style, are imperative in custom/cover-up tattoos.