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THE DARK ESSENCE

TATTOO GALLERY

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The Dark Essence Tattoo Gallery is Melbourne’s new premier studio.
Established in Richmond in 2018, with a vision to build a tattoo studio that is inspiring, creative and most importantly, hygienic. The space is inspired by an unworldly, gothic and luxurious feel which is emphasised by quality, bespoke and antique pieces.

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Booking Info

All bookings require a deposit. No deposit – No booking.

Deposits are non-refundable and require a minimum of 72 hours to reschedule any appointment.
Please call or email the shop for more information.

Our Tattoo Artists

Shane Talay

Scott Menzies

Joey Duong

Gift Vouchers

Looking for the perfect present?

Our vouchers are valid with any of our artists and are valid for 12 months.
Free postage with tracking or pick it up in the studio!
Email us info@thedarkessence.com or call (03) 9428 3309

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Guest Artists

To guest with us, please send an email to info@thedarkessence.com

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⚜️ WE ARE BACK WEDNESDAY ⚜️
At this stage, all appointments will remain as they are currently booked, unless you are contacted by your artist.
Thank you everyone for your patience 🙏
We want everyone to be tattooed ASAP and will do our best to get back to you all as quick as we can.
If you have any questions about your booking, you can DM us or call from tomorrow morning onwards.
Can’t wait to be back 💪
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Pagoda by @joeyyduong ⚜️
Joey only has a few spots left in Dec, DM for enquiries
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Throwback to this piece by @joemetrixtattoo on @lorettaperry ⚜️
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CANT WAIT FOR THIS 🔥🔥🔥
Opening 2nd Nov!
Send through a DM for bookings
🎥 - @hellcatfilms
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Wine glass by @shanetalaytattoo ⚜️
Now booking #thedarkessence #metrixneedles
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Happy Birthday to @grumpy_doper ♥️
Can’t wait to all be back in the studio together on the 2nd November!
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By @joemetrixtattoo ⚜️
We are booking, DM for enquiries! #thedarkessence #metrixneedles
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Pug by @lorettaperry ⚜️
Now booking #thedarkessence #metrixneedles
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Sunflowers by @grumpy_doper ⚜️
Now booking #thedarkessence #metrixneedles
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Koi fish by @joeyyduong ⚜️
Now booking #thedarkessence #metrixneedles
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Grizzly by @scottmenziestattoos ⚜️
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Scorpion by @shanetalaytattoo ⚜️
Now booking, DM for enquiries
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Roses by @joemetrixtattoo ⚜️
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