A: Yes, a deposit is the only way to secure an appointment. Your deposit covers the artists time for research, preparing the drawing and setup. It does not go towards the final cost of the tattoo. Deposits are typically $50 for smaller pieces or $100 for pieces taking more than an hour, however each artist require different deposits. Check with your artist to see what they require. If you cannot make your appointment(s) please provide at least a 48 hour notice. The deposit is non-refundable or transferable and is subject to void if you neglect to fulfill your obligation to make it to your appointment(s).