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About Poppycock Tattoo

High-quality tattoo work and piercings performed by award winning artists in a relaxed, friendly environment. We specialize in custom tattoo work and body piercings as well as cover-up work. Appointments or walk-ins welcome. Proud to offer a husband and wife team that are very versatile and can mimic any desired style. Come with idea in hand or head - we will draw your custom design to your specifications. We also have lots of pictures to look through to help you create your perfect tattoo. Jewelry is included in our piercing price and we have lots of starter jewelry to choose from. In our shop, we are always expanding our line of body jewelry. Stop in to see what new fun products we have at Poppycock, including Poppycock T-shirts! We also host local artists at our First Friday art shows.


115 W 8th St.
Wilmington, DE 19801

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Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.

A. We can tattoo anything! We tattoo portraits, memorial, religious, realistic, cartoony, traditional etc... We also excel at coverups and refreshing old tattoos. No tattoo is too small or too large. We've done it all.

Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

A. The two most important things are to look at the artist's portfolio and check out the shop. An artist's portfolio should have plenty of diverse photographs. They should have vivid color work, smooth black and gray work and consistent lines. Shop should be clean, orderly and Board of Health certified.

Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?

A. We pride ourselves on being artists. Not only do we have loads of tattoo designs in house to choose from, but we also can create a custom tattoo that makes body art original and personal for every customer. We also are highly educated on a variety of different piercings. At our tattoo shop not only do you get quality, but full confidence in your purchase.

Q. What do you like most about your job?

A. We like that we create permanent artwork that a person will carry with them for the rest of their lives. We are artists first and foremost and can draw anything your mind can think of. We take pride in creating something custom and personal for every customer that walks through our doors.

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A. Do you have any recent press?

Yes! The News Journal wrote an article about Poppycock and our car show Wilmo a Go-Go called "Who says revitalization has to be boring?" http://blogs.delawareonline.com/pulpculture/2011/06/10/this-weekend-wilmo-a-go-go-car-show/
Poppycock was also featured on WHYY's First with Mark Eichmann in a story on social media: http://video.whyy.org/video/1902769545.

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