Tattoo Chiang Mai:
Tattoo artist on the mountains
at Baan Khagee Tattoo Studio Chiang Mai
When you come to Chiang Mai and interested in getting a tattoo, there will be some factors that you might take them for consideration such as, studios, locations, prices and of course Tattoo Artists.
Chiang Mai is well known for many forms of art, and tattoo is one of them. There are so many great artists in all over Chiang Mai. Most of them are based in Chiang Mai old city (The square) and down town area (Tha Phae Gate and Night Bazaar). But then there is one on the mountains. That's Nate.
"Is he crazy?"
Those are possibly one of your thoughts. Then the following questions might be who is this guy and what does he do up on the mountains. Well then, let's meet Nate, a tattoo artist on the mountains at Baan Khagee Tattoo Studio
1. Hello, it's Nate
A tattoo artist on the mountains at Baan Khagee Tattoo Chiang Mai
2. What tattoos does he do?
Nate is so passionate about nature, so his tattoos mainly reflect nature and animals (Surprise! 😂) in the mixture of realism, blackwork, abstract art and fine linework.
There are 4 main categories presented by Nate from Baan Khagee Tattoo Studio Chiang Mai;
3. Where is his tattoo studio?
Baan Khagee Tattoo Chiang Mai is his tattoo studio
It's located up on the mountains in Mae Wang, Chiang Mai. But why has he come that far?
"Well, I always love nature and simple lifestyle. One day I came visiting Mae Wang and fell in love with it. The mountains scene was beautiful. People here was friendly, and ready to jump in to help you. It was so peaceful and super chill. Plus, I love giving back to communities especially things with kids, which Mae Wang gave me big opportunity to do that"
4. A project with kids
He has been on a project called Small Things Matter x Pang Ma O. The idea of the project is...
1 tattoo you get will be 1 hour he spends for kids' education in Pang Ma O village.
📝 More of STM x Pang Ma O project
5. Hygiene Standards
Even though Nate is on the mountains and you will be welcome as a friend, your safety will be treated professionally.
💯 New needles
🌐 Name brand inks
🌿 Vegan inks
🛡️ Protective tattoo film for aftercare
Vegan-friendly tattoo studio
At Baan Khagee Tattoo studio, we also use high-quality, vegan-friendly tattoo inks which are Dynamic, Eternal and Fusion
6. A bit about Nate
Art & Tattoo
He loves getting inspired by new arts, then experiment and create his own differently and creatively, which also applies to his tattoo style. As a tattoo artist, he has developed and crafted his own tattoo style which was Ethereal Tattoo (a tattoo with the flow) but it hasn't ended there. Instead, He's constantly been getting inspired by new arts, so his tattoo will always evolve.
Studio & Nature
Nate said he is not usually drawn by the city lifestyle but always hands up for the simple local-ness surrounded by nature. Most tattoo artists might choose the studio spot that has high-rated seen but Nate rather chooses the spot that he believes he can deliver his art nicely. Baan Khagee Tattoo studio is located on the mountains, outside Chiang Mai city which is peaceful, beautiful and really relaxing. Tattooing is an art form of connection, so it would be nice that you and Nate spend some time knowing and sharing each other stories...on the mountains
Give back & The kids
Is he a big giver, trying to save the world? He said he's not 😅 He likes kids and loves to see them smiles, especially kids in remote villages where things are not easily "available". So He has started a project called "Small Things Matter" which aims to give those kids smiles.
Nate is super chill and will make sure you have a good time and good tattoo on the mountains. If you'd love to explore things around there, let him know. He will be so happy to guide you or even show you around.
One thing he really recommends is Wat Luang Khun Win: the secret temple in the jungle
He also has a guide for those who want to be a tattoo artist on the mountains like him, check this out.
The ultimate guide on how to live as a tattoo artist on the mountains
7. How to get here?
Nate really encourages you to take a yellow truck, so you can enjoy the local lifestyle more. But taking Grab taxi will work easily too.
Then he will come meet and pick you up halfway at Ban Kat Market.
But of course, if you love to drive to the studio yourself, it's a good way to enjoy the local too.
🛵 How to get here?