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3150 18th St, suite #214
San Francisco, CA, 94110
United States

(415) 821-9622

Tex's AUTHENTIC TATTOO is a private, custom tattoo studio located in the Mission district of San Francisco. Tex has been tattooing in San Francisco for over 20 years.  She is also a painter. She brings this passion for art as well as her considerable tattooing experience to every project. 



Tex Buss

Tex has been tattooing in San Francisco for over 20 years. She has been a guest artist in tattoo studios in Europe, New Zealand, and the United States, including an ongoing annual visit to Portland, OR  (usually in the spring) at the wonderful Fortune Tattoo.  Her work is illustrative and figurative, and features elements from the natural world. She is especially fond of animals and birds. Tex is happy to discuss your ideas with you and will bring her considerable experience and skills toward bringing your vision to life.




Claire came to San Francisco from Hawaii and works in both color and black and grey, with a special fondness for images from nature and crying girls.





Jared Smith

Originally from Philadelphia, Jared is the apprentice, and works his magic in a variety of forms. He moved to San Francisco with dreams of large Japanese-style work.