Welcome to the Liquid Amber Tattoo website!

Liquid Amber Tattoo is an established tattoo studio located in the heart of Gastown. We have been providing  custom tattoos for our clients since 2001.

The studio is home to six exceptional artists including: Justina KervelJenny JarrettKylie Gibson, Ashley Horncastle, and Justina's apprentice, Carlitos.

This sought-after group of artists specialize in one of a kind custom tattoo work. Liquid Amber is health board approved and adheres to the highest level of cleanliness and professionalism. An open concept design coupled with exposed brick lends to our boutique style vibe and friendly atmosphere.

Thanks for visiting our website. This home page contains Liquid Amber info on conventions, guest artists, news clippings and other cool stuff that you might like to check out.  

Stay a while, look around and don't hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have by going to our contact page. 



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Adieu to a good friend and artist!

We are saying farewell to tattoo artist Rene Botha who is moving on to a new adventure. Rene's last day at Liquid Amber will be Saturday May 3rd. Please join us in celebrating Rene's time at L.A.T. by raising a glass to her that very evening. We will be attending a rock show at The Media club.  Jessie Robertson (our shop manager) is playing bass for the female fronted band Miss Quincy and the Showdown. They kick ass!

Rene... We wish you the best in your future endevours!


L.A.T. Family


Saturday, 3 May 2014

EARLY SHOW - Doors 7pm, Show 8pm

Tickets available at Highlife, Red Cat, Zulu, and online at


Clients who have existing pieces with Rene or those on her wait-list are to contact the studio.


Help us win $10,000!

We've been at our little boutique studio in Gastown for nearly 4 years now and are ready to expand! The goal is to provide a bigger space for our artists to thrive in, including showcasing their artistic abilities in other mediums, and also to host more art shows to help fundraise for our favourite charities. Please click on the link to vote and spread the word! 


Article in The Vancouver Courier

The Vancouver Courier Newspaper did a story about our little shop. They interviewed co-owner Luvia Petersen, artist Jenny Jarrett, and client Meana Kasi. Check out what they had to say about LAT here.


Rene Botha: Tattoo Artist/Forensic Specialist/Pilot/Musician etc...

Gastown.org did an interview with Rene about her path to becoming a tattoo artist and asked some questions that will leave you with a better understanding as to how she became one of L.A.T's leading ladies... see the interview here.


December guest artist: Toby Shipman

Starting December 10th we have the talented Toby Shipman from Australia joining us for a guest spot. Check out more of his work here and email us at info@liquidambertattoo.com to get a tattoo by Toby while he is here.