Progression Tattoo

Adelaide's premier custom tattoo studio. Specialising in Japanese, Lettering, Traditional and Realism.

Adelaides's premier custom tattoo studio. Specialising in Japanese, Tradtional, Lettering and Realism tattooing. We also provide the states best laser tattoo removal machine. No job is too big or too small, call to book in for a consult today.

Its been a busy start to the year!


We’ve had an eventful few weeks in April with several celebrations!

Jack popped the question and Reanna said yes! They plan to get married in January next year!

On April 2nd at 11pm, Matt and Sam welcomed Olive Vivienne Claire to the Deverson family!

On April 3rd at 6:38 am, Ryan and Anneke welcomed their first child, Otis Raymond Reeve to the world!

The latest news for the shop and our crew

Matt and Ryan had some time off, but are back into the swing of things and are both looking to take on some new work, so if you have been wanting to book with either of them, get in contact and we'll set up a consultation! 

Jack has been busy with some awesome traditional, mandala and black & grey style tattoos and has t-shirts and prints on order so watch out for his merch!

Tessa spent another jam-packed week with us in April – some of you were lucky enough to be tattooed or to book in for her next visit in June!  If you missed out this time, don’t worry she will be full time from July! 

All of our artists latest work can be viewed by clicking on their name to the left - it will take you straight to their live instagram feed!

We’ve had some awesome specials on laser removal throughout April – so thank you to everyone who came in and took advantage! We hope you all had fantastic results and hope to see you soon should you need another session!

We finally have some new t-shirts available and crew's can be pre ordered! You can either pop into the shop or order online from our store and we'll post them out! T-shirts are $40 and crew's are $60!

Guest Artists Coming up

We have 3 over the next month - You can email us at or email them personally for booking info!

Simple Sime will be here from Saturday 16/5 - Tuesday 19/5.  Email him at and check out his instagram here

Our buddy Mitch Love is here from Wednesday 20/5 - Sunday 24/5.  He is fully booked but if you'd like to organise a consultation so you can get in for his next visit, please get in touch! is his email address and to view his work click on the link

And Sam Carter will be here Tuesday 2/6 - Saturday 6/6. You can reach her at and view her work at

Our new blog tradition will be Matt’s Monthly recommendations or must knows!

Most importantly, the new Star Wars trailer came out – if you haven’t seen it yet, then you need to! You can watch it over & over & over & over again below

This is how we feel about it here at Progression!

David Hasselhoff also released this new song and video, which Matt deems to be worthy of the blog!

April’s movie recommendations: Whiplash & Hot Tub Time Machine 2

April’s music: Strung Out – Transmission Alpha Delta

Food of the month: Freddo frogs & scones fresh out the oven from downstairs!

Thanks for looking and we'll see you soon!

Stacey, Matt, Sam, Ryan, Jack, Tessa & Gonz