Special Event

Special Event: Walk-in Flash Day February 1st

Ames Main Street is preparing a new event the First Friday of every month, patterned after the Art Walk and First Fridays in other cities and is meant to support, nurture and celebrate all the ideas that we think make our city super rad.

Inkblot Studio's First Friday offering will be a walk-in Flash event. This will be the second walk-in event we've had and one that we hope to build upon, and that will add to the array of First Friday events we are hoping will come to fruition.


Kristyn Borglum

This is a small sample of the flash designs Kristyn will be offering during this event. Each of these will be done a maximum of one time.


Reed Wu

Reed will be doing these flash rose designs he made for $50 each. There will be no limit on how many times these will be done.

Special Event: Kanjis by Reed Wu

Been wanting a cool tattoo but pocketbook not cooperating? Interested in helping our apprentice progress faster? Just wanting to check out the studio?

Sunday, April 8th will mark our second ever special tattoo event. Reed Wu, our apprentice for over a year, is finally getting ready for the next phase of his apprenticeship and will be giving away tattoos based on his hand-painted Chinese calligraphy. Worried about translation? Reed speaks Mandarin as well as English and will be offering a set of images based on classic Chinese idioms and sayings.

We will not be taking appointments for this event and it will be first come, first serve. These pieces will be 100% free although we are intending Reed to be tipped handsomely for the time he is putting into this day.

We're bringing Kanji back.