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patrick boothman

resident artist


Inst: @patrickboothman


Patrick Boothman is a self taught hand poke artist WHO has migrated to a tattoo machine based practice.


Now primarily using tattoo machines Patricks work is going from strength to strength.

Growing up in Wolverhampton in the 1980s and spending 3 of his adolescent years in Papua New Guinea He IS fascinated by the many ways different cultures express themselves THROUGH TATTOOING.

“I work predominantly in black and greys, splitting my time between handpoke and machine work. My preferred style is still developing but I always enjoy designs that have an ethnic/cultural heritage to them, Celtic, Pacific or Asian ornamental."

An A level Art , a foundation year at Walsall College of Art, studying Fine Art at Staffordshire University and finally dOING a PGCE in Design Technology at Sheffield Hallam University.


 eventually experimentING with hand poke tattooing, HE started tattooing at Sursum tattoo in 2017. 

 two of Patricks influences are @adamsage13 and @JakeMeeks

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