Japanese It’s not all about the tools; it’s about Experience, Design and Attention while tattooing. We at Primitive Tattoo Shop excel in all four.





Featuring the most renowned tattoo artists in Perth. Primitive Tattoo Shop was established in 1997. Here you'll be able to select from the most professional tattoo artist and also guests artists who are experienced in different genres with a collective of 93 years of tattoing experience.



Primitive Tattoo Shop is renowned as the most respected and artful custom design tattoo shop in Perth. Our tattoo artist in Perth specialise in different styles of tattooing which you can select from. We do our best to make your tattoo and adornments a memorable  lifetime experience.


At Primitive Tattoo Shop we give the utmost attention to our clients while getting the tattoo done. Most of our clients thank us for the good experience and attention received whilst getting tattoo work done. We pride ourselves on providing the best service and ambience and we are sure that you will be back to enjoy our service again.

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Marc Pinto

Who is Marc Pinto?

An Entrepreneur, a social advocate, and an internationally renowned tattoo artist, with over 26 years of experince in the industry. Marc Pinto has earned multiples accreditations in tattooing and piercing. He is mostly renowned for his Traditional Hand (Tebori) Japanese Tattooing, which attracts enthusiasts far and wide to come to Perth to get the tattoo work done.

What are his core notable Art?

He is highly sought for his Japanese designs, such as Buddha, Dragons, Koi, Hanya, Samurai, Japanese flowers, and full back and full body work. His Polynesian-inspired 100% freehand work can be found published in a number of international tattoo magazines.

What inspired him?

He was inspired by his late grandfather’s stories from North Borneo, about living with the Dayaks and their traditional hand tattooing techniques. He did his first tattoo at the age of 15 and since then have travelled extensively in Borneo and around the world to learn more about life and art and culture.

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In the majority of Japanese culture, the Koi fish is a representation of a spiritual and material balance or abundance. Since these are fish,

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One of the very interesting but lesser-known Asian mythological characters is the Kirin. This mythological creature and its numerous depictio

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If you have ever entered a Japanese or Chinese restaurant or gift shop at some point, you have probably spotted a Maneki Neko statue at some

I had 2 tattoos from Marc and I was impressed but the high level of hygiene, professionalism and the extreme high quality of the work. I totally recommend Primitive Tattoo and I will definitely love to get more tattoos from them.

Ernesto M

If your thinking about getting a tattoo, pay the guys at Primitive Tattoo a visit. You will not be disappointed!!!

Dave S

Nice atmosphere and friendly staff Happy with my tattoos.

David A

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If you like a large Japanese or tribal tattoo, I am here to help you achieve your desired piece. Tattooing is my passion and I’ll be happy to create a custom piece just for you. Send me your visual ideas and let’s chat.


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