Tattoo Artist | Dean

Dean started tattooing in 1989 in Portland, OR. His thirty year experience is peppered with time working in cities all over the United states including the opportunity to run and own his own shops in the 1990’s. He has worked in San Fransisco, Berkeley, San Diego, Palm Springs, Seattle, and Austin amongst others. Though large-scale, bold, custom tattoos hold a strong place in his heart, he is always game for the small walk-ins.  Dean does a lot of drawing directly on the client when when getting ready to do those big tattoos. He is a family man; Married with three kids and the cutest grand baby. A motorcycle enthusiast , he likes living life the way he wants to. Dean loves tattooing, and the feels grateful that he has been able to turn his passion into the long career he has enjoyed. He looks forward to many more years in the Industry.

Quotes will be given for small or medium tattoos.  The final cost should not exceed the quote unless design changes have been requested.  Large and complex tattoos have a $100 non-refundable deposit and run $160.00 hourly.  Most tattoo artists require $160.00 / 1 hour minimum and are staggering appointments to allow for increased safety measures. Please see our booking page for more details. Preferred pronouns: He/Him

Dean is available at Adorn West

Schedule Your Tattoo Appointment by Email:

We are appointment only. For consultations and scheduling, please contact the Tattoo Artist of your choice directly. This process allows you to  work directly with your artist giving you the opportunity to discuss artwork, collect references  and schedule your appointment all before you even have to step into the studio. Please include  as much information as possible within your email, such as your name, pronouns, phone  number, tattoo description, size, possible placement options, approximate budget, preferred  scheduling days, and any photo references you may have. 

Your patience is appreciated! If you don’t hear back from an artist in 3 business days,  please reach out directly to the studio by phone or email. It’s never  our intention to leave you hanging, however some emails end up in spam this will allow us to  alert the artist so they can locate your email.  

24-hour notice is required to change or cancel appointments. After 24 hours your  deposit is non-refundable. 48 hours or more notice is strongly preferred. There is additional  information regarding deposits on our pricing page

   Clients arriving 30 minutes late will forfeit their appointment time and deposit. A new  deposit will be required to set another appointment. Please arrange time to review custom  designs at least 48 hours before your appointment to allow your artist enough time for  necessary changes.

Dean Bomb:
Instagram: @deanbombtattoos