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Red Tide Tattoo Co - Saskatoon Sk

Red Tide Tattoo Company is one of Saskatoon's premiere custom tattoo studios. Red Tide is packed full of talented artists with a diversity of styles. 
Red Tide's artist lineup consists of Jenlee Friesen, Nicky Toews, Joe Shedden, Ellise Watling, and Chauntel Garand.

Our goal as a shop is to provide everyone with a top quality tattoo experience. We will work with you to create your perfect tattoo, no matter what the style, or subject matter. Also, we can help you fix or cover tattoos that you are no longer happy with. We provide laser tattoo removal services for removing tattoos or partially removing and/or lightening a tattoo to help give the most options for a custom coverup.  We operate the most technologically advanced laser on the market which is the Quanta QplusC.

We pride ourselves in keeping our shop clean and sterilized for our clients well-being and our own. We use sterile single use needles, inks, and supplies. We use barriers and bag covers on all our equipment as well to prevent cross contamination. Our tubes and grips are sterilized in our shop in an autoclave that is spore tested monthly here in Saskatoon to assure quality sterilization. We are enrolled in the "Infection Control Quality Assurance Program" and follow Health Canada guidelines for safe body art.  


Open 10am to 10pm       Tuesday - Saturday

With our junior artists, Ellise and Joe, working 4pm to 10pm during the week, we're able to make it easier for you to stop by for last minute walk-in tattoos at your convenience.  Stop by to see some great ready to go art by them or bring in your own ideas.

We also accept walk-ins during the day with our artist Chauntel from 10am to 4pm


Jenlee Friesen - Tattoo Artist


Jenlee started her tattoo career in 2006 in Saskatoon.  She is self-taught in art and self-taught in tattooing.   She has been doing art and anything creative since a young age and is constantly growing and learning and trying to find new things to incorporate into her work.  

Jenlee specializes and works in a number of styles and subject matters.  Color, black and grey, wildlife, japanese, realism, traditional, neo-traditional, pinups and coverups.

She is also offering 3D areola restorative tattooing under the A.R.T team. You can find out more info at www.nippletattoos.com.  Email about inquiries on this service and to book a private appointment. 

Jen is available Wednesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.

*New Hours* Tuesday to Friday 10am to 4pm starting October 2017

$175/hour $200 minimum

Email her at jenleetattoos@gmail.com

Jenlee on Facebook

Jenlee on Instagram


Color Tattoo work by Jenlee 

Coverup Tattoos by Jenlee

Black and Grey Tattoos by Jenlee

Breast Cancer Restorative Tattooing and Scar Coverups

Flash by Jenlee 

Available to be tattooed

Nicky Toews - Tattoo Artist


Nicky Toews started her apprenticeship in Saskatoon in 2009.  She's an experienced artist who strives to maintain the highest standards in cleanliness and tattoo application, and will patiently work with you to create a unique and personal design.  
Nicky enjoys almost every style of tattooing, but favorites include; black and grey realism, neo traditional, and large scale, detailed lettering.  

Nicky is available Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.

$175/hour $200 minimum

Email her at nickytoewstattoos@gmail.com




Colour Tattoos

Black and Grey 

Joe Shedden -Tattoo Artist


Joe is coming home from apprenticing in California and ready to start tattooing full time.  He likes to work in traditional and neotraditional and black and grey styles.  He loves the boldness of the traditional style with a realistic look but he's always open to switching things up. 

Joe is avialable Tuesday to Saturday 4pm to 10pm.

$160/hour $100 minimum

email him at jjshed@hotmail.com



Artwork by Joe Shedden

Tattoos by Joe

Ellise Watling - Junior Tattoo Artist

Red Tide Tattoo Co. is pleased and proud to announce that Ellise May Watling, our apprentice, is ready to now start taking some small appointments.
Ellise has been with us for almost a year now and has been working very hard at the first stage of her apprenticeship. Ellise has a background in art and art history at the University of Saskatchewan and is extremely dedicated to her art. She has completed over 150 art assignments in the short time that she's been with us and has surpassed our expectations. We are very proud of the effort that she has put into her apprenticeship this far and we are confident that she is now ready to begin tattooing.  
Like all apprentices, Ellise still has a long way to go. She has now entered into her 2nd stage of her 2 year apprenticeship with us, and we are confident that she will only continue to grow and progress. 

Ellise is available for prebooked appointments or walk ins, Tuesday - Friday evenings.

$140/hour $80 minimum

email her at ellisemay.art@gmail.com

follow her on instagram @ellisemay


Tattoos by Ellise

Artwork by Ellise


Chauntel Garand (Mouse) - Tattoo Artist


Chauntel has been tattooing since 2014 and has always had a passion for art.  She loves to tackle many styles, her favourites including black and grey, script, watercolour, and galaxy.  She has studied art at the University of Saskatchewan prior to tattooing, and prides herself on her drive and dedication. Chauntel is very versatile and enjoys working one on one with her clients to create a piece they will love.

Chauntel is available Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

$160/hour $100 minimum

Email Chauntel at mousetattoos.ink@gmail.com

follow her on instagram @mousetattoos


Tattoos by Chauntel

Artwork by Chauntel

Photo courtesy of Paul C. Panko

Photo courtesy of Paul C. Panko

New Tide Laser Tattoo Removal

We are here to help you get rid of your unwanted tattoos or prepare your tattoos for your next cover-up. 
Contrary to what you may have heard or experienced with laser removal in Saskatoon, the procedure is quick and the discomfort is quite minimal and very bearable.   

At our location in Saskatoon, we are confident that we can professionally fulfill all your tattoo removal and tattoo lightening needs.

Using the Quanta Q+C laser, we can effectively treat just about any tattoo. Our certified laser specialist has been trained by A Laser Academy and is qualified to answer any questions you might have.

Please contact us for a free consultation or to book your appointment and start treatment right away.

Our total focus at NEW TIDE LASER is tattoo removal. Our service is second to none in Saskatchewan and we have invested well over $250.000 to carry the best equipment in the world to provide our clients with premium service.

Follow him on Instagram @newtidelaser


New Tide Laser has partnered with Quanta Lasers for one reason only, they design and build the best lasers on the planet. Please take the time to watch this 10 minute video to see the lengths that New Tide Laser has gone to bring this technology to our province. 

Open Sundays 12pm to 8pm, stop in for your free consultation.  Also open Mondays 10am to 2pm by appointment only. 
Email newtidelaser@gmail.com or phone 306-477-4778 and check out the website for more information.




Contact Us



  • 306-477-4778


  • 240a 2600 8th St. E.


  • redtidetattooco@gmail.com

Tattoo shop Hours

  • Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 10pm

New tide laser removal hours

  • Sunday 12pm to 8pm
  • Monday 10am to 2pm (by appointment only)
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