Learn more about the talented Mr Sean Kirkby, an experienced tattoo artist who continues to astound our customers with his creative concepts and keen eye for detail.


Art alumni Sean has been lucky enough to work in several parlours and conventions around the world – but, luckily for us, he’s settled into the team at Flashmans. Sean’s signature style is detailed and precise, and he’s a fan of realism, too.

His favourite tattoo: 
His Jason Butcher head piece

The worst tattoo he’s ever seen: 
“it’s is my life – Jon Bovi”

Top 3 dinner guests: 
Corey Taylor, Super Hans and Salvador Dali!

If he wasn’t a tattoo artist, he would be: 
A chef

Sean Kirby


Sean was brilliant

Alex Kappas from Harlow, Essex 

”First time getting inked at Harry Flashmans and I can not praise them enough .. whole team was friendly and welcoming .. when you are getting inked for hours it’s great to be able to banter and chat with your tattooist, and Sean was brilliant!! Am really happy with the animal chest piece Sean did for me.. will definitely be going back”


LOVE my tattoo done by Sean

Leanne Benfield from Witham, Essex

”What an amazing bunch of guys! LOVE my tattoo done by Sean in memory of my Nanna. Very happy in deed and will be getting one done by Jake in the future as we talked about my next one whilst Sean tattooed. Sure I’ll get the bug and have more done by these guys too!! Already have 2 in mind! Ha! Would highly recommend!”


Sean smashed it on a 6 hour arm piece

Steven Reynolds from Braintree, Essex 

”So I have quite a few tattoos already but today was my first tattoo at Harry Flashmans and what can I say from the second I arrived to the minute I left I felt comfortable and welcome and Sean smashed it on a 6 hour arm piece I am over the moon with it u will be seeing me a lot more Sean”


Sean is a very gifted and talented guy

Turgay Ali from London, UK 

”Sean is a very gifted and talented guy. I’ve known him for nearly 2 years now and in that time I’ve seen his tattoo work go from strength to strength. Buddy I love every piece that you do and can’t wait for our next meet up. You are tops and I’m glad to have found you.”


Absolutely thrilled with my new tattoo by Sean

Naomi Lee from Coggeshall, Essex 

”Absolutely thrilled with my new tattoo by Sean. Fantastic attention to detail, great chilled atmosphere, and wonderful team. Will definitely be heading there again in the near future. Thank you”


This guy really is a Top Tattooist

Ryan Moon from Reading, UK 24th March 2017

”Buzzing with my new Tattoo done today by the very talented Sean. This guy really is a Top Tattooist, gave him a rough idea and he turned it into a masterpiece! Not only a great tattooist he is a really nice bloke and very attractive thanks again Sean.. yours truly Big Hands!”

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