Welcome to Cosmic Tattoo, home of Leigh Oldcorn, Pinky Darling, Arran Burton, Sim Abbott, Alan A-Dawg Aldred, and Angel.
Cosmic Tattoo is a friendly, modern, multi-award winning studio that has been established in Colchester since 1998, and since then we've gone from strength to strength, gaining worldwide recognition for the quality of our work with numerous awards, tv appearences, book and magazine features to our credit.
We offer world class work, at a very competitive hourly rate, and feel we have everything it takes to turn your dream into reality, we want you to have a tattoo that you can be proud of.
We have literally thousands of designs to choose from, or maybe you want a tattoo that no-one else has, here at Cosmic Tattoo this isn't a problem, we have the true artistic ability to turn your idea into a work of art (please check out our 'artwork' section at the top of the page). No job is too big or small, and each tattoo receives our total dedication.
Please feel free to call or pop in anytime during working hours and discuss any requirements you have with our expert and friendly front desk staff, who are here to guide you with getting a beautiful tattoo done here at Cosmic Tattoo, in clean hygienic surroundings, by multi-award winning artists!
Our studio is in Portal Precinct (check out the 'our shop' section at the top of this page). We are situated opposite Karen Millen along Sir Isaacs Walk in Colchester town centre. Over two floors, we have a waiting room filled with the latest designs, fine art, oil paintings, airbrushing, and even a custom sofa made for us by the team from Pimp My Ride UK, you gotta see it to believe it!
If you prefer to be tattooed by a female tattooist, its time to book in with the amazing Pinky, our resident female artist! An expert in all styles of work, she also specialises in producing stunning Japanese style work, and tribal, maori, and intricate geometric designs and dotwork, a master of this truly beautiful work,come and check it out! She has her own private room, so can assure total privacy if you so wish.
LATEST NEWS !................
**** We are delighted to announce that Angel has joined our team at Cosmic! Angel is a hugely talented female artist, who will be available for walk-in appointments on a first come first served basis from Tuesday or alternatively we are also taking bookings for her now.
**** Sim wins Best of Show, Arran wins 1st place Best Oriental AND Large Colour, Leigh wins 2nd place Large Black and Grey, and Alan wins 3rd place Best New School at the East Coast Tattoo Expo 2013!
**** We are delighted to announce that Arran has rejoined us full time, please book in soon as he gets booked up very quickly, his unique oriental work is second to none!
**** Leigh wins "BEST UK MALE ARTIST 2013 ' at The UK Tattoo Industry Awards !!
**** Leigh's sketchbook Book of the Dead are now for sale on Ebay, 20 zombie and horror designs complete with line drawings! just search 'Leigh Oldcorn' on ebay and it will take you straight to them!
**** Pinky wins Best Tribal, and Leigh wins Best of Show at the Essex Tattoo Expo 2013!
**** Leigh has interview and feature in Tattoo Flash magazine June 2013 edition No.119
**** Leigh has interview and feature in the Skin Deep book 'The Best Horror Tattoos'
**** The Cosmic team are honoured to have a full feature in the latest issue of Rebel Ink magazine, issue 22.
**** New gallery added to the site, 'Artwork' is now a new tab at the top of this page, please check out some of our oil paintings, drawings and fine art, let us show you what we can do!
**** Leigh has made the final 10 man shortlist for Tattoo Artist of the Year at the The UK Tattoo Industry Awards 2013
**** Leigh is Runner Up Tattoo Artist of the Year with This Is Horror.co.uk
**** Alan wins Best of Show at the Norwich Body Art Festival 2012!
**** The Cosmic Tattoo team have a full feature and interview in Tattoo Revolution magazine, issue 20 !
**** Leigh is honoured to have his work heavily featured in the new Lal Hardy book, Tattoo Showcase!
**** A-Dawg wins Best of Show at the Liverpool Tattoo Convention 2012!
**** Leigh is honoured to have finished in the final 5 for Best Uk Male Tattoo Artist at the UK Tattoo Industry Awards at the Liverpool Tattoo Convention 2012!
**** Congratulations to Pinky for winning Best Tribal and Sim for winning Best Small Black n Grey at the Essex Tattoo Convention 2012!
**** Leigh is honoured to have his wildlife tattoos featured in the beautiful hardback book 'Animal Ink' from Memento Publishing
**** Sim wins 1st and 3rd place in Best New School, and is Runner-up Best of Show at the East Coast Tattoo Expo 2011!
**** Leigh is chosen to appear on Sky One's 'A different Breed' TV series, tattooing a portrait of Mugly, Britains ugliest dog!
**** Leigh is featured giving step-by-step oil painting tutorial in issue 7 of Tattoo Revolution Magazine
**** Leigh has the fantastic honour of being included in the prestigious 'The Mammoth Book of Tattoos', a stunning book featuring 80 of the worlds leading tattoo artists. available from all good book shops, its packed with biographies of each of the 80 artists,and containing over 500 photos of every style of work,from small motifs to full bodysuits. a brilliant book and well worth a read!
Tattooing of Minors Act 1969 Chapter 24
It shall be an offence to tattoo a person under the age of eighteen except when the tattoo is performed for medical reasons by a duly qualified medical practitioner or by a person working under his/her direction. You cannot obtain a tattoo under the age of 18 - not even with your parents permission!
For all enquiries, please ring the studio on 01206 575158, or call in at Cosmic Tattoo, Unit 2 Portal Precinct, Sir Isaacs Walk, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JJ
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We hope to see you soon!
Leigh, Pinky, Arran, Sim, A-Dawg, Jenni, and Kassi