Trailer to our new videos. please check out @inkandwaterlife on IG.

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guest artist - pearl clapp (Oct 3- Oct 8)

Pearl will be at Ink & Water for a week early October. She specializes is illustrative/trad style tattoos in both black and grey, as well as in colour. Come by for some beautiful floral pieces or some stylized creatures!



We want to extend a huge thank you to all of our friends, family, and amazing clients that came out to celebrate the end of the summer with us. We felt it would only be right to give back to our supportive clientele and were so blown away by the huge turnout. We would also like to thank our sponsors The Spirit of York (alcohol), Amsterdam Brewery (beers), Sabai Sabai (catering), Cardinal Tattoo Supply, and Fire Dog Creative (stage equipment) for helping make this night so perfect.

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TIFF Taste maker Event with @rockitpromo

TIFF Suite on the SIXth

Thanks for the shout out from The morning Show

Ink & Water participated in Tastemakers Presents: Suite on the SIXth gifting lounge this week. The following media and celebrities received tattoos from Michael, Prairie and Tiff

o   Adam MacDonald, Director, Pyewacket

o   Sarah Podemski, Actress

o   Ika Wong, TV Personality, Big Brother Canada

o   Caitlin Cronenberg, Photographer

o   Daniel Reyes, Lifestyle Blogger

o   Catherine Sugrue, Lifestyle Blogger

o   Chloe Sugar, Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger

o   Vinnie Bennett, TIFF Rising Star

o   Mary Galloway, TIFF Rising Star

o    Amanda Brugel, Actress

o    Jully Black, Singer/Songwriter

o    Miranda Malisani, TV Presenter, The Marilyn Show

o    Shailene Garnett, Actress           

o    Joseph Sausbury, Musician

o    Adam & Ania, Designers, Triarchy

o    Nadia Elkharadaly, Editor, Addicted Magazine

o    Alyssa Garrison, Influencer/Blogger

-Johanna Martin, Influencer/Blogger

-Jennifer Brodeur, founder of peoni skincare


INK & Water Party
Come party with the Ink & Water team on our patio! We'll be showing our appreciation of your continued support with food catered by Sabai Sabai and drinks provided by Amsterdam. The party starts at 8; come early to get in! Spread the word and repost and tag this image.
Food by @sabaisabaito Alcohol by @spiritofyork , @amsterdambeer music by @cardinaltattoosupply @firedogcreative DJ Louie brazil

Photos by Paige stewart

guest artist - OLIVIER CASAULT (auG 15 - auG 19)

Olivier Casault (@ink1988) will be coming to guest spot from August 15th - 19th at Ink & Water! He specializes in black work tattoos. All of his incredibly detailed pieces are up on his Instagram (linked below). Send him a DM to get booked in with him while he's in Toronto! 

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New artist: tiff lee (aug 2 2017)

Tiff Lee will be joining the Ink & Water team! She specializes in illustrative style tattooing in black & grey, as well as full colour. Check out all of her awesome, available flash pieces and tattoos on her instagram at the link below! Email the shop or send her a DM to get booked in. 

guest artists: Ola kaya & cgo (july 15 2017)

More guest artists for the end of July! We will be having Montreal artists Ola and Cgo at the shop from July 27th - 29th. Both specialize in black work and line work tattoos. Check them both out on Instagram and let us know if you'd like to book in with either of them!

Guest artist: En tze (July 1 2017)

Ink & Water will be having a guest artist at the shop from July 11 - July 25! En specializes in water colour and fan art based tattoos. Come by the shop to get some art commemorating your favourite TV shows, or some vibrant watercolour pieces!


GUEST ARTIST: ALAN GOG (june 15 2017)

Ink & Water will be having a guest artist, Alan Gog, at the shop from June 24 - 28. He specializes in dot work, geometric pieces, and mandalas. Feel free to email the shop or come by the shop to get booked in with him!

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Toronto Tattoo Convention

The Ink & Water Team will be having a large booth at the Toronto Metro Convention Centre for the 19th Annual Northern Ink Xposure.

Our shop will be closed due to all our artists being at the convention. If you would like to get a piece during the convention don't hesitate to message us.

Book Tickets NOW! Save money and avoid long line-ups!  

NIX 2017 will be held June 9 – 11, in the South Building “Hall E” of the MTCC at 222 Bremner Blvd.

Show opens to the public on Friday June 9th: 2pm – 11pm
Saturday June 10th: 12pm – 11pm
Sunday June 11th: 12pm – 7pm


Ink & Water Team Gathering

We are always welcoming new comers to join our events we have with the Ink & Water Team in our group gatherings. We have a lot events planned for the summer and we hope to see you guys there!


Michaels Books are closed

Our artist Michael (@mgptattoos) has closed his books. He will be reopening his books on July 31st and taking bookings for August. Stay up to date on his current works and keep a look out for updates on his booking status on his instagram



Our apprentices Drew (@_drewkelly) and Kevin (@kevincompuesto) have started tattooing on skin!

After months of training and hard work our apprentices Drew and Kevin finally started doing their work on skin. Drew is currently training in fine-line single needle line work, and more illustrative style tattoos. Kevin is training in realism, and line work tattoos. Check out their instagrams:

Opening Event Free Flash Day

Free flash day was a huge success thanks to everyone who came out! We completed 130 tattoos in one day with 5 artists working. We hope to have the same amazing turn out for our future events. Check out our video (on the left) to see or relive some of the action from that dat. Thank you so much to the 400 people who showed up for this event and we are so sorry we couldn't get to everyone. We definitely didn't expect to have such a high turnout, but are so pleased that we did. We hope to improve the way the event is run in the future for increased convenience of our clients, so thank you again to everyone who came out and participated!