About Us

Premium tattooing in Ringwood using the finest inks, state of the art methods and exclusively award winning artists. The best known Tattoo Studio in Bournemouth, Southampton, Salisbury and surrounding areas. Brought to you by multiple award winning artist Archiebald Cook and his team.

Email us at info@kookietattoo.com or give us a call on 01425 472908

Monday - 10am to 5pm
Tuesday - 10am to 5pm
Wednesday - 10am to 5pm
Thursday - 10am to 5pm
Friday - 10am to 5pm
Saturday - 10am to 5pm
Sunday - Closed

The Artists

Archiebald Cook is a multiple award winning artist with a highly skilled team, available at his Ringwood tattoo studio.

Archiebald Cook


Archiebald Cook started tattooing at the age of 9 mentored by his father, Matt Cook of the Sharp Practice. In his teenage years he had been recognised by multiple magazines for his work, moving on to win awards in various categories around England. Archiebald is also the tattooist of international footballers.

Building a solid reputation in many styles of tattooing, Archie’s experience and determination to be the best tattooist he can, shows in all of his work.

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Efthimis Vrettos, aka Efthi, was born in 1986 and started his artistic career in Greece at the age of 12 through graffiti, moving on to study Graphic Design. This all amounted to a strong artistic foundation that established Efthi as one of the top tattoo artists in Athens, working in one of the capital’s most renowned studios.

Efthi is capable of all styles of tattooing and every piece reflects his background and passion.

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Jun Young Lee


Jun Young Lee is a black and grey specialist from South Korea. Jun has tattooed around the world collecting a wealth of knowledge in tattooing. Jun spends most of his time in the USA and prefers to tattoo black and grey realism. His relaxed attitude and love for the industry makes him a great artist.

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Chris Hirakawa


Kiyoharu Hirakawa (aka Chris) is a half English, half Japanese black and grey/realism artist. His tattoo career began in graphite realism and has since taken him around England, Spain, Japan and Singapore.

His portfolio reflects his passion for dark realism and love for small details. His relaxed attitude and genuine love for tattooing makes him a fantastic edition to the Kookie family.

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Leonardo Avelar


Leonardo Avelar, aka Leo, has been tattooing for over a decade. Originally from Brazil, Leo specialises in custom tattooing where quality is paramount. His artistic eye and understanding of effective contrast mean Leo’s tattoos last and stay strong for a lifetime.

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Hayley Tiv


Hayley is from the Gold Coast in Australia. Her love for tattooing started from a background in realistic pencil drawings, making her way into the tattoo industry under her mentor Gretch, Co-Owner of Timeless Culture Tattoo Studio. She is now travelling the world with her work.

Hayley specialises in black and grey realism and enjoys creating custom geometric patterns and fine line tattoos but she is happy to discuss any ideas.

Hayley won multiple awards at her first tattoo convention in Brisbane and is set to add to these this year.

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Tulio De Paula


Tulio is a well established tattoo artist from Brazil. He has been a professional tattoo artist for 9 years, specialising in realism. Tulio learned to tattoo at the age of 15, encouraged by his brother who was already a tattoo artist. Since then, he has studied and specialised in realism. In 2017, he became a partner of the Original Dragon in Brazil.

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Bren Kelly


Bren is an artist from Galway, Ireland. She has a background in art with honours which is a skill she transfers to her work she does today.

She prides herself on giving each client a relaxed and bespoke experience.

Bren specialises in black and grey realism and surrealism but is an allrounder.

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Beth George – Piercings


Beth trained at the prestigious London Tattoo and Piercing Academy and has an excellent knowledge and passion for piercing. She prides herself on making her customers feel at ease and the experience an enjoyable one.

Beth is happy to accept walk ins and can’t wait to start decorating everyone!

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The Shop

The Kookie Tattoo shop is based in Ringwood, Hampshire. Commutable distance from Salisbury, Bournemouth and Southampton.

40 Southampton Rd, Ringwood, BH24 1JD

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