Cap’n Dave Anderson

Cap'n Dave - Tattoo Artist

Cap'n Dave is our Shoppe manager at "Ye Olde Tattoo Shoppe" ’s resident Pirate Tattooer hailing from Southern California, this tattoo machine-wielding pirate has been tattooing for nearly 2 1/2 decades. As a little powder monkey Captain Dave became very intrigued with comic books, art, and music. Fascinated by everything from pirates to horror and science fiction, Capt. Dave began to draw, paint and create. After seeing his father receive a tattoo, he instantly knew what he wanted to pursue. Cap'n Dave has many interests, when it comes to tattoo art styles, American traditional, Japanese, and comic book art are some of his favorites styles to produce. Anything from sailing ships, traditional roses to Japanese dragons, or your favorite comic superhero, The Captain can handle it old school style! For all your nautical tattoo needs come down to (or call) Studio City Tattoo and ask for Cap'n Dave!
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Client Testimonials

My boyfriend and I have been getting tattooed and pierced at Studio City Tattoo for the last 10 years. It has always been our go to spot for any tattoos or piercings. They are by far the best in the valley when it comes to customer service and overall great quality of work. A couple employees have stood out tremendously throughout the years; Captain Dave is an amazing tattooist and overall great guy to get tattooed by. Capt. Dave has done the major of our tattoos and we have continuously gone back to him over and over mostly because his quality of work is amazing. He has always taken his time to hear us out on what we want and always delivers above and beyond our expectations. He is patient and always willing to work with us, if he feels something won't work right, he will tell you up front and come up with another solution that will make you just as happy. We have gotten to the point with Captain that we trust him completely when it comes to giving him artistic freedom on our tattoo ideas. It always comes out unique and beyond what we could have imagined. He's a true professional and exceptional artist. Overall, you can't go wrong with any of the artists or piercers at this shop. They are all highly skilled and talented artists.

Nicole P., Los Angeles

Captain Dave did my first ever tattoo and already has me hooked. Great job, done fast and well. Gave me good tips to make it look better. I will be back soon

Kalom Jula, Los Angeles

Got my first tattoo at this studio and had a wonderful experience. I am quite sensitive to needles but Captain Dave took good care of me, so i remember only the nice part about it. He did the tattoo perfectly, even better than the sample i gave it to him and i am extremely happy about it. Very cool atmosphere and environment, will definitely come back to their studio and i recommend them to anyone. Note that they accept walk-ins on friday, saturday and sunday and try to be there before opening hours so you can guarantee your place.

Elena Ciobanu




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