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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Georgina's Work!

Georgina's new creation, a flower within the borders of a triangle.  Simple and feminine! If you like, visit primitive tattoo!

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The latest addition to the luxury jewellery

We have just casted the first run of white gold beads for the premium line of beaded bracelets @primitiveluxuryjewellery. 
These went off to the jewellers today to get all diamonds set. Looking forward to adding this to the current range of luxury jewellery.

Friday, July 15, 2016

At ILab for Entrepreneurs

Enjoying warmth in Bali. Here for ILab Accelerator for Entrepreneurs. I'm thrilled to be part of the support crew with Rory and Lead Facilitator Terri Billington #entrepreneur #entrepreneurship #ilab @entrepreneur 

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Dayak Bamboo Stopper

Just released this superb Bone Dayak Bamboo Stopper featuring a stylised Aso (Dragon/Dog) underworld protective figure. 

Bahau, East Kalimantan, Borneo.

Marc Pinto Gallery
Primitive Tribal Art
Perth, West Australia

Specialising in Indonesian Borneo and Australian  Aboriginal Art

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Saturday, May 14, 2016

A Tiger Japanese Full Back Tattoo

Had a fun session with a Tiger Japanese Tattoo full back, in progress.

Enquiries welcome:

Marc Pinto
Primitive Tattoo Studio
Perth City

Kintaro Fighting a Koi

In Progress second session a Traditional full back piece of an Japanese Old School Kintaro fighting a Koi. Appointments enquiries open::

Primitive Tattoo
126 Barrack St, Perth

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Bali bliss

Had a little while to kick back in Bali after workshops and meetings. #chill

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Lava Beaded Bracelets

Lava beads on item #PJ22! 
Check out how to get 20% off in our Instagram bio. @primitiveluxuryjewellery

Friday, April 29, 2016

We are hiring tattoo artists!

Positions available for experience artists only with a specialty either in CUSTOM Color work and/or Realism.

Criteria :: A motivated and dedicated artist and team player to join an established branded tattoo studio. International applicants welcome (valid working visa essential). If this is you, email

Japanese Tattoo Koi Leg Sleeve

3 Japanese koi tattoo leg sleeve on Sean. Finally completed. Thanks for sitting through like a champ! 

Appointment enquiries welcome

Marc Pinto
Primitive Tattoo Studio Perth

A mothers gift.

Get your mum something beautiful and special this Mother's Day! 💝
Use our discount code '20MOM' at the checkout and get 20% OFF on this special gift.
Limited time only. 

Monday, April 25, 2016

Japanese Dragon Tattoo Sleeve by Marc Pinto

I just can't get enough of doing Japanese Tattoo Sleeves, Especially Dragon's and Koi's.
This was probably one of the most memorable piece i did.

Consultations and bookings are open for late June and July.

Marc Pinto
Primitive Tatto Studio Perth

Simplicity and fun on wrists

An extra day added to the weekend makes such a difference, don't you think? Hope you had a great long weekend and Anzac Day

Primitive Jewellery
126 Barrack St

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Time for reinvention!

Just launched the new personal brand website, thanks to super talented Bec. 

This website currently displays our company brand "primitive" that includes tattoo, tribal art, and jewellery bracelets We will be adding more to build this brand soon. 

Friday, April 22, 2016

Casual Collections by Primitive Jewellery

Beautiful handmade onyx beaded bracelets on this wonderful Wednesday. Casual collections by Primitive Jewellery

Welcome to Primitive Tattoo Studio Perth

Hanya Japanese Tattoo Back Piece by Marc Pinto

Had an awesome time tattooing this Japanese Tattoo Hanya Back Piece on Grant.

Having the best results for any job we do at Primitive Tattoo Perth is priority. All work is custom and if you want the best service just leave it to our very experienced tattoo specialists and we will make your experience a lifetime memory.

For appointment custom enquiries

Marc Pinto
Primitive Tattoo Perth
Text only: 0411866227

Travis Japanese Tattoo Sleeve

Had fun doing this Japanese sleeve on Travis. 

I'm always looking for more unique opportunities to adorn fresh skin canvasses with custom Japanese tattoo designs. For a complimentary consult email

Marc Pinto
Primitive Tattoo Studio
Perth City

Japanese Dragon Tattoo Sleeve

This custom Japanese Tattoo sleeve in progress was done by Marc Pinto of Primitive tattoo on Perth, Australia

A Geisha & Koi Japanese Tattoo Sleeve

Marc Pinto does linework of a Japanese Geisha & Koi Tattoo Sleeve.

Primitive Tattoo Studio

Koi Sleeve Linework At Primitive Tattoo

In Progress, a Koi Sleeve line work by Marc Pinto at Primitive Tattoo Perth. 
Marc is a specialists artist in Japanese Tattoo sleeves and large scale Japanese work, full back and full body inclusive. 

Best tattoo results are what we are known for to create your individuality. 

Appointments essential / Complimentary consult's::

Marc Pinto
Primitive Tattoo Studio
Perth, West Australia 
Fb @ pintomarc
+61-488828866 (0488TATTOO)

Watercolor Tattoo Flower by Kran at Primitive Tattoo Perth

Marc did this Japanese Buddha Tattoo Sleeve

Marc Pinto - Japanese Dragon Tattoo

Tattoo Artist Marc fills the scales of the Japanese Dragon Tattoo Sleeve at Primitive Tattoo Studio Perth. For the best Japanese tattoo in Perth, Check his portfolio out! Visit Primitive's new website

Custom Script by Dylan at Primitive Tattoo

Dylan did this awesome custom tattoo script. Check it out!!

Dylan does the best custom 3 dimensional tattoos as well as realistic portraits, all at Primitive Tattoo Studio in Perth.

Enquiries to

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Calmly casual with bracelets by Primitive Jewellery

Halfway through the week feeling content and ambitious. Loving how these beaded bracelets fit in well with a casual and passionate work lifestyle! 

Exclusive range at

Marc Pinto's new picture book of Japanese Tattoo and Traditional Freehand Hand Tattooing is out now.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Petra does it again!

 Petra displays a Step by step to this beautiful lion thigh tattoo done today at Primitive Tattoo Studio Perth. 
Inspirational Specialists! If your looking for best results, come in for a complimentary consult and check her work out!

Monday, April 18, 2016

Traditional Eagle by Mike

Check out this traditional eagle tattoo done by our very own talented Mike!

If you like what you see in his portfolio.
Ask him to custom the best special piece for you!

Tattoo Artist
Primitive Tattoo Studio Perth

Friday, April 8, 2016

Dragon Japanese Tattoo : Primitive Tattoo Perth

A custom black and grey dragon Japanese tattoo shoulder piece with cherry blossoms completed on Nic.
Had the best time doing this. 

For custom unique Japanese tattoo sleeves designs.

Marc Pinto
Primitive Tattoo Studio
Perth, West Australia

By Appointment only.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Mandala lotus

A mandala lotus made by Petra. She refines this lotus elegantly with fine lines and simplicity. The best artist in Perth for custom Mandala's.

Check her portfolio on the new primitive tattoo studio's website

Saturday, March 19, 2016

A stylised Dayak Naga

A fine dimensional dragon (naga) in a lizard like form. Stylised Dayak tribal art with an Oriental twist! This is a heirloom jar lid. Available, PM me for details.
East Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia. Early 20th Cent.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Superb art tattoo by Kran

Superb tattoo artist by Kran today! 2 Robin's and Magnolia's on the lovely Michelle. 

Available for consults. Custom tattoo specialists for watercolour and realism black and grey as well as full color.
For finest quality results!

Primitive Tattoo Studio 
126 Barrack St, Perth City

Primitive Jewellery

A matt rock crystal beaded bracelet with a classic handmade silver bead.  Luxury lifestyle jewellery. Available :: PJ42 at

Monday, March 14, 2016

Mikes Traditional Tattoos

A Traditional tattoo by Mike.

He specialises in old school traditional @primitivetattoo  Check out his portfolio at our new website 

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

A Rare Leti Figure

 Leti Figure, Moluccas, Indonesia. 19th Century.14.5cm tall. Available. Price on request.

Marc Pinto Tribal Art

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Snake tattoo

Just did another fun session on this green Japanese snake tattoo. Last session to go for the native flowers.