Established in 2016, Great Bear Tattoo is a fully licensed modern tattoo studio and art gallery based in Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire.
We pride ourselves on our clean, open plan studio and friendly approach, which will put you at ease. We are extremely passionate about what we do and provide specialist high-quality custom work, which means each tattoo we do is 100% unique and personal to the individual who owns it.
We cover a wide range of styles including realism, black and grey, traditional, neo-traditional, Japanese, abstract, script, cover-ups and more.
We stock original artwork, prints, clothing and accessories, all designed by local artists as well as resident tattooists Callan and Roz, which can be purchased in-store or online via our studio website. As well as supporting these local artists, we are proud sponsors of Chesterton AFC, who are currently competing in the Staffordshire County Senior League.
For more information about the artists featured in our studio, or to show us some of your work, please contact us! We always love discovering new artists within the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire areas.
Our outstanding online customer reviews and excellent reputation prove that we strive to be the best and put every effort into the tattoos and artwork we produce. We love spending time in our studio, and we hope you will enjoy your experience at Great Bear Tattoo.
We hope to see you soon!
About Callan Leavesley
Our resident artist Callan has a passion for illustration and after studying it along with graphic design went on to do an Apprenticeship in tattooing.
He is now in his tenth year of tattooing and enjoys working in a wide range of styles, including a varied range of subject matter, with a passion for working with nature-inspired ideas, such as animals, flowers and landscapes. Using his specialist illustration style and love of photography Callan can create unique artwork for customers.
Callan also has a love of fine art painting, and using this along with illustration, produces original art, prints and clothing that can be purchased online or in-store.
About Roz Key
Our apprentice, Roz has a degree in Textile Design from MMU and uses the skills she has developed to create interesting and exciting designs.
Roz enjoys working in a wide range of styles, including a varied range of subject matter, and takes inspiration from music and her surroundings. She uses her feelings and emotions to influence her concepts and colour palettes, often resulting in some truly unique concepts. She has a passion for a wide range of creative outlets, including painting, illustration, digital art and surface pattern.
Roz has now been tattooing for two years and is progressing every day, always bringing new ideas to the table.