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  • How do I prepare for my first tattoo?

    December, 2023

    Getting a tattoo for the first time can be both exhilarating and nerve-wracking. It’s a personal journey that involves more than just choosing a design and an artist. Proper preparation ensures not only a great outcome but also a positive experience that you’ll cherish. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you prepare for your first…

  • The Benefits of Fine Line Tattoos

    November, 2023

    Fine line tattoos, characterised by their intricate detail and delicate nature, have surged in popularity, captivating enthusiasts worldwide. Exploring the benefits of these artistic creations unveils a technique where subtlety meets creativity, offering a distinctive look and various advantages that transcend traditional tattoo styles. Unveiling Subtlety: The Charm of Fine Line Tattoos In a world…

  • Are Black & Grey Tattoos Faster?

    October, 2023

    Choosing between a colour or black and grey tattoo is no simple task. If you’re contemplating getting inked and haven’t given careful consideration to your preferred style, it’s time to pause and reflect. It’s essential to grasp that tattoos, while being a medium of self-expression and artistry, are indelible marks on your body. Therefore, resolving…

  • Lena Headey discusses her love for tattoos

    June, 2019

    As you may have previously seen on the blog Chris had the pleasure of tattooing actress Lena Headey. Lena is an actress known to millions across the globe as Cersei Lannister from hit HBO series Game of Thrones as well as starring in feature films such as The Purge, 300 and Dredd. Since tattooing Lena…

  • Welcome to the new website!

    December, 2017

    Welcome to the new Snake & Tiger website, we hope you enjoy it. Over the next few weeks we’ll be adding even more content such as the latest tattoos we’ve done in the shop to the relevant Gallery sections and hopefully lots more blog posts for the future. Stay tuned!

  • Lena Headey at Snake & Tiger Tattoo

    October, 2017

    Now, we’ve tattooed celebrities before, but at Snake & Tiger Tattoo we can be trusted to be extremely discreet and would never publicise anything that someone in the public eye did not want on social media. But when said famous person posts it on their own Instagram, and tags you and your shop then it’s…

  • Chris Lambert Tattoo on Leeds Confidential

    August, 2017

    Leeds has always been a hotspot of awesome creativity, and even in the (almost) two years since I opened my shop Snake & Tiger (where does the time go?), some brilliant new tattoo artists have emerged alongside the experienced hands that have earned their reputations over many years of top quality work. “Leeds is home…

  • Snake & Tiger meet Fred Aldous

    August, 2016

    Earlier this year, I was invited, along with my business partner at Snake & Tiger Tattoo, Gareth Miller to Fred Aldous to paint a canvas for them, live. Fred Aldous is an awesome, independent craft shop, that’s been going in Manchester since 1886. They opened their second store, in Leeds, just last year and since…

  • When Life Gives You (Keith) Lemon

    July, 2016

    We do get the odd famous face in Snake & Tiger, the shop I own with Gareth Miller in Leeds (Thornton’s Arcade to be precise). Obviously we are the absolute soul of discretion and try not to dish the Celebrity Juice… though we do sometimes get mementoes. Just the other day, local Leeds boy, TV…

  • A Colourful Life – The Old School Tattoo Colouring Book

    July, 2016

    Colouring in for adults has been a thing for a while now. But who wants to spend hours colouring in floral wallpaper patterns when you could be doing something FAR more cool? I’m pleased to say that the Old School Tattoo Colouring book, a collaboration between myself and Custom Plugs, is now out and available…