Tattoo artists

Welcome to the Gold Coast Tattoos teams, here you can find out about each of our artists, view their work and post your comments.

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    Paul Braniff

    RIP Paul Braniff 31.07.56 – 15-1-16 The co-founder of Gold Coast Tattoos and one of the leading tattoo artists in Australia, Paul began tattooing over 36 years ago now. His studios – Skin FX Tattoos, Crossfire Tattoos & Gold Coast Tattoos – have been up and running on the Gold Coast for over 28 years. Borderline Tattoos in Coolangatta was where it all started, moving to Kirra after a couple of years. After moving to the upper end of the Gold Coast, Paul and his team have been going from strength to strength in the tattooing world. Paul has won … Continue reading

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    Ben Braniff

    Ben Braniff started tattooing in 1994. Ben currently works out of the gold coast tattoo studio.   Bens favorite styles of tattooing are color realism, black and grey, graffiti, latino and organic biomech styles. he is considered a jack of all trades style artist being able to adapt to any style with ease. Influences include Paul braniff, Tony ranger, evan griffiths, brad bako and all others within the GCT family. Ben’s portfolio  

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    Luke Braniff

    Luke Braniff started tattooing in 1997. Apprenticed under Paul Braniff at skin FX tattoos Luke currently works in studio 22 an extension of the skin FX studio Styles of tattooing Luke prefers are: Oriental and traditional. To contact Luke please see our contact page. Luke’s Portfolio

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    Tony Ranger

    Tony has been tattooing since 1991 and has apprenticed under Paul and Robyn Braniff Currently working in the 22 studio where he can concentrate on his custom and free hand work. Tony’s preferred styles include: Fantasy, horror and sci fi To contact Tony please see our contact page. Tony’s portfolio

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    Wayne Hartley

    Wayne Hartley began his career in tattooing in Caboolture in 1997. Given his start by bob miller, Wayne is a talented all round artist who can take on any job given to him. Wayne prefers to do black and grey tattoos, animal portraits or just about anything. Wayne’s portfolio

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    Corpse

    Corpse started tattooing in Cairns in 1998, completing his tattoo apprenticeship under Duane Cash from FNQ Tattoo. Corpse currently works the day shift at Skin Fx. He enjoys all styles of tattooing. Corpse’s portfolio

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    Cody Browne

    Cody started tattooing in Tweed Heads in 2005 and has been with us at GCT since 2011. He is an experienced and versatile artist who enjoys all styles of custom tattooing, particularly neo-traditional and large scale work. Cody works at Skin FX from 5pm – Midnight, Tuesday to Saturday.Cody’s Portfolio

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    Ryan Loffhagen

    Ryan started tattooing in 2009 in New Zealand and joined the GCT team in 2013. Ryan enjoys tattooing all styles but focuses on Neo Traditional, Realism and Contemporary Maori. To make a booking with Ryan please contact the studio on 0755 312 728

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    Bob Tate

    Bob started his apprenticeship with the Braniff family in 2010. Bob’s favourite style is traditional but he also prides himself on being a quick and confident walk-in tattooer. Between tattoos, Bob enjoys painting and drawing traditional flash sheets and has a large selection of original designs available to choose from. You can find Bob at Skin FX from 5pm till Midnight, Tuesday to Saturday. Contact him for tattoos or commission paintings. . To book in a tattoo with Bob please contact the studio on 07 55 921905 Bob’s Portfolio

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    Blake heppell

    Blake started tattooing in 2009 in South Brisbane and joined the GCT team in 2013. He enjoys tattooing traditional, neo-traditional and hand-drawn script. He works from 5pm – Midnight, Monday, Wednesday – Saturday. Contact him at Skin FX or tattoos or commission paintings.                            

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    Tony Champ

    Tony Champ started his apprenticeship under Paul Braniff in 2012 at Gold Coast Tattoos in southport. However he did his first tattoo almost 7 years ago , when he was co-owner/head teacher at the Gold Coast Art School in southport where he was teaching alot of tattooers to draw and paint. Tony enjoys tattooing all styles but really enjoys black and grey and colour realism.

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    Alexis Hepburn

    Alexis Hepburn Alexis started tattooing in 2013 in Ballarat, Melbourne and joined the GCT team in 2013. She enjoys tattooing custom traditional. She works from 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday. Contact her at Crossfire Tattoos for tattoos or commission paintings.                  

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