Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome Frequently Asked Questions. If you can’t find your answer below, feel free to contact us for more information.

Do you accept walk-in appointments?

Yes, walk-in appointments are welcome. If you want to make sure you can get tattooed on a particular day, we advise making a booking in advance, as artist tend to book out. Feel free to contact us, before coming into the studio to check availability.

How do I make an appointment?

To make an appointment, you can either drop by the studio or contact us online. All bookings require a $100 deposit to hold the appointment. This amount will be taken from the tattoo’s final price unless held for the next booking.

Can I move my appointment?

Any changes to your appointment time and/or date need to be made 48hrs prior to the booking. If you cancel your appointment without notifying the studio at least 48hrs before your appointment, the $100 appointment deposit will be forfeited, and a new $100 deposit will need to be made to make a new booking.

What if I need a touch up on a tattoo?

We touch up our work for a period of 3 months. Any work done after that period is classed as a re-colour.

Can I get a custom piece drawn for me?

Yes, Green Lotus is a custom studio; we specialise in one-off custom designs. Contact the studio to arrange an obligation free consultation with one of our artists to discuss your ideas.

Can I get a quote on a tattoo?

The shop minimum is $100. Individual small pieces will be quoted by the tattooist based on their estimate of what they perceive the tattoo is valued at. The hourly rate for more extensive work is $180 – $200 an hour.

If you would like a quote on a specific design, please bring your design into the studio or email the design to

If you want a quote via email, please include size, placement and colour preference, reference images and description of your tattoo.

How can I get public transport to your studio from the Melbourne CBD?

Tram: Take Tram Route 19 from Elizabeth street (towards North Coburg) to Stop 21 -Brunswick Town Hall/Sydney Rd (Brunswick)

Train: Closest station is Brunswick or Jewel on the Upfield line.

Can I get tattooed if I am under 18 with my parent or guardians consent?

No, it is illegal to tattoo anyone under 18 even with parental consent.

Do you do piercings or sell piercing jewelry?

No, we are a tattoo studio only.

Do you have gift vouchers?

Yes, we have gift vouchers available in the studio. If you cannot come into the studio, please email us about arranging for a voucher to be posted to you instead.

Can I reschedule my appointment?

Any changes to your appointment require at least 48 hours notice, or else you will forfeit your deposit.

Can I pay with credit card/eftpos?

Sorry, we don’t have EFTPOS facilities on site, as we are a cash-only business. There are ATM’s in close vicinity to the studio for you to withdraw cash.

Do you take guest artists?

Yes, Green Lotus maintains a rich tradition of hosting guests. For expressions of interest, please contact the studio.

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