Authentink Studio – Professional Quality Custom Tattooing and Traditional Japanese Tattoo – Sydney Tattoo Shops & Sydney Tattoo Studios Australia 'Horisumi' Kian Forreal & Crew – World Wide Tattoo – Sydney Tattoo Artists


Real Tattooing that stands out from the crowd  

All Custom Tattooing styles, from small one-point pieces to sleeves, backpieces and Japanese bodysuits. 


Australia’s Leading World Class Tattoo Studio in the Heart of Sydney.
Many imitators but there in only one Authentink Studio, the quality of our work and our service speaks for itself! See our online reviews.

All of our artists are NSW Tattoo Licensed – Fully Insured – Health Department Inspected – Operator # 010111

A look inside Sydney, Australia’s premier tattoo shop – Authentink Studio and the man behind it, Horisumi Kian Forreal.

 Specialising in Traditional Japanese Tattooing (Irezumi)
Horisumi-Kian Forreal has been practicing Japanese tattooing for 23 years internationally as well as here in Australia and has worked all over the world studying under and working alongside some of the leading tattoo masters of today. He was given his Japanese Tattoo Title in Japan by a legendary Japanese Tattoo Master in 2013.

Horisumi still works in the shop every day the shop is open.

At Authentink Studio we not only also specialise in Traditional Japanese Tattooing but also modern and neo-japanese styles that are designed and executed by our team of asian born and highly trained  tattoo artists:
 Ning Chula
Enku Shoji 

Lauren Fox excels at Colour illustrative, Traditional  Americana, Manga and Comic art and anything with bright bold colors!

Seth Arcane is arguably one of the very best Dot-work – Geometric Tattoo and Ethnographic* Tattoo  masters around.  *(Maori, Polynesian, Tahitian, Samoan styles of tribal)  He takes a high level of pride in his work and is deeply passionate about every piece he creates.

Sarah Kate comes to us from Adelaide with her awesome style of girly tattooing, bright colourful and quirky! She also is very adept at any other style of colour tattooing.

Lance St. Vincent loves to create and tattoo lots of  Fancy/West Coast Script lettering, graphic designs, one-point Japanese designs and numerals, and of course our crew of full-time artists can do everything else in between.

Authentink Studio often has world renowned and highly sought after international guest artists, keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram  accounts for updates!

Authentink Studio has both male and female artists with years of experience to suit nearly every tattoo need from large to small work.

All of our Artists are Specialists in their chosen styles and are also heavily tattooed  themselves, we believe in what we do..and practice what we preach.

They are dedicated professionals to their craft and their art. You are in good hands with us. 

 Call us on 8399 1973 for info and availability


Authentink Tattoo Studio is open for walk-ins 5 days a week, available time permitting.

We tattoo every walk of life in our shop, everyone is safe, everyone is welcome

You MUST BE 18 Years of Age with valid I.D. to be tattooed at Authentink Studio.
No Exceptions, sorry.