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Mark Buckingham, aka Emerald Jupiter Rain, sole proprietor of Emerald Rain Tattoo Parlor in Greenside, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Mark Buckingham, aka Emerald Jupiter Rain, sole proprietor of Emerald Rain Tattoo Parlor in Greenside, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Mark Buckingham is the Tattoo Artist at Emerald Rain Tattoos in Greenside Johannesburg. He started tattooing in 1995 when he practised the stick tattoo method like done in Japan. He later evolved in the machine tattoo method & has been working in that medium ever since.

Mark comes from a background of art – he matriculated at the School of Art, Ballet and Music and furthered his studies in the field of advertising as a Graphic Artist. He worked as an Art Director and Production Designer on the international film circuit and directed adverts and music videos for approximately 12 years. Mark Buckingham has done numerous storyboards & illustrations for various movies & television commercials and has a keen hand in drawing.

Throughout the years he kept in touch with the tattoo industry by tattooing friends and customers that crossed his path.

In  2010 he became a full-time Tattoo Artist. He found the perfect venue on the vibey Gleneagles strip in Greenside, Johannesburg and opened the Emerald Rain Tattoo Shop. Mark is a talented and versatile Joburg Tattooist and understands  every approach to tattoo art – tribal tattoos; portrait tattoos; old school tattoos; new school tattoos; custom designed tattoos.

Laser Tattoo Removal

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Laser Hair Removal

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Address

Emerald Rain Tattoos is really easy to find – if you turn into Gleneagles Road from Barry Hertzog at Doppio Zero, drive down the road until you get the first traffic circle and look out for the Emerald Rain Tattoo Studio on your left. Or phone Mark on 0735804842.

Emerald Rain Tattoos
39A Gleneagles Road
Greenside
Johannesburg
2195


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Studio Hours

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am – 5pm, or by appointment 073 580 4842