Beacon Tattoo Co. celebrated its third yr in enterprise in Port Hardy with a model new location.
The tattoo store is owned and operated by artist Patrick Berube, who first moved to the North Island again in March of 2018 together with his spouse Alyssa and two sons, Taz and Teil. Berube first opened up Beacon Tattoo at #10-7070 Market Avenue, across the nook from Mo’s Pizza, the place he had constantly been booked strong for months prematurely over the previous three years.
After shifting to 7185 Market Avenue, a collection inbetween Coastal Rainforest Safaris and the dentist workplace, Berube has continued to get pleasure from a full schedule of tattooing, one thing he’s very appreciative of. “It’s been actually superior, I simply couldn’t be happier and I really feel extra welcomed right here than wherever I’ve ever been,” he stated when requested to touch upon his time in Port Hardy.
As for shifting to the brand new location, Berube famous he simply wished to downsize to a smaller store, and he thought if he might convey all of his enterprise to the downtown space “it might assist to revitalize Market Avenue.”
Above all else, Berube wished to say a giant thanks to the neighborhood for “all the nice instances I’ve had with folks and the particular reminiscences.”
Berube has been tattooing for roughly 20 years now, and he famous whereas he doesn’t have a favorite tattoo he’s achieved since shifting to Port Hardy, one memorable sleeve he inked that stands proud to him was for Port McNeill resident Chris Stewart.
Stewart, who sadly handed away from most cancers in June of 2020, was so happy with his full arm sleeve of the Bible that Berube designed for him that he really travelled right down to Victoria and entered it right into a tattoo competitors.
Berube can do something from portraits, to wildlife, to floral photographs, to black and graded color, and way more. Beacon Tattoo can also be an artwork studio house, the place he shows the work and drawings that he does along with his tattoo work.
Beacon Tattoo Co. is open Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to six:00 p.m. and prospects have to be 18-years-old (no exceptions). To take a look at Patrick Berube’s work comply with Beacon Tattoo Co. on Instagram or go to Beacon Tattoo’s Fb web page.