REVIEWS FOR JIM
HERE ARE SOME OF THE GREAT THINGS JIM'S CLIENTS HAVE SAID
Michael D. 1/28/2019
I am not one to "review" every place I visit or patronize, however, given the personal nature of a tattoo, I wanted to comment. My first tattoo and I new what I wanted. I am from Pittsburgh and went here on a recommendation from a restaurant manager. Met Jim and he was awesome. I didn't know what to expect. He took the time on a Saturday night to look at examples. He took a few examples and made his own creation. It was perfect and exactly what I was thinking. As far as talent, honestly superb. Had no idea about color and he added this and then that and it really was amazing to see. Very friendly and made it relaxing and fun. So, if you are thinking about a tattoo, I would definitely use Jim at this establishment.
Palak S. 9/23/2018
This spot is great. I was in town for the weekend and on impulse decided to get a new piece done. Jim took me in as a walk in at the end of the day and the piece came out so dope. Wrapped the piece up in about an hour. Fair pricing, great shop, will definitely return on my next trip to LA.
Randy R. 9/19/2018
Finished my 4th tattoo session at Rabble Rouser with Jim last night and again 150% satisfied with the results. The shop is clean, and all the artists are friendly. Unlike many other shops I have been to I feel welcomed here. I HIGHLY recommend you get your next tattoo at Rabble Rouser.
Metalhead 76 9/7/2018
Got a tattoo on my ribcage by the one and only Jim Parchen who patiently endured my whining and delivered an outstanding job as well. I sure will be back given the opportunity. Can't recommend Jim highly enough, though the rest of the staff seemed really nice as well.
Renee A. 8/23/2018
Yes Jim! Thank you for such a great turnout. He took the time to make this just right, added a couple little details (after confirming with me that I was ok with that). It healed beautifully and I love it.
David T. 8/8/2018
This location is the best location i've ever stopped at. The people who work here are very friendly and welcoming. They treated me with such kindness it made the whole experience better. I called the shop and asked if they accepted walk ins and they do. So I ended up getting a tattoo the same day by the an amazing Artist named Jim. He really took his time to get every detail spot on. His work is amazing and I definitely recommend him. He's so helpful and will give his professional opinions on where to place the piece so it will stand out. Some Shops have this weird sketchy vibe and I always trust my guts. I'm glad I discovered this shop and trusted my gut. I will be coming back to work on my sleeve. 100% satisfied
Yasmeen M. 7/29/2018
Got my first tattoo here (a backpiece, which was probably ambitious) and Jim was a literal godsend. He helped me find reference photos and talked me through the entire art planning process. He showed me iterations of sketches and gave suggestions for art style, sizing, etc. Extremely friendly staff, cool atmosphere, and very clean. Everyone took care to answer my millions of questions and put me at ease. Aftercare directions were clear and tattoo looks amazing already. Absolutely got what I paid for.
Fabi Z. 7/27/2018
I got to say Jim at the shop is the best!!! These stars are for him. I was nervous getting a Tattoo after i got a bad first Tattoo elsewhere. I was referred to him via an app by some clients of him whom i never met. That kicked my anxiety a bit but after seeing his Art on them via pictures i thought id take a risk. Jim took time to work on designs and ran all of them with me to select the best. He explained every step of the design, drew it on my back and we reviewed together before he started. Not only did he listen to all my questions and concerns. He was patient and creative. He is even going to check it in a few weeks to see if any retouch is needed. He is amazing. I highly recommend him. Do not go anywhere else if you unsure. My first tattoo is not my best at all but i will definitely go to Jim in a few weeks to get it redone or covered. Thank You Jim!! The shop itself looked cleaned and organized. The staff members were ok. No attitude or anything just did little to no greeting. Can't complain. Go to Jim...
Ashley P. 6/18/2018
Found my forever artist here at Rabble Rouser. Jim is great, recommend him to everyone I know looking for a high quality tattoo, and the shop is super welcoming.
Sandra G. 6/14/2018
Jim does some fantastic work! Highly recommend him for your tattoo needs.
Alex S. 2/9/2018
I found this place on Yelp. I went in and saw Jim's work and loved it right away because he specializes in flowers. I wanted a tattoo of a flower I picked as a little girl but didn't know the name. Jim researched the name and came up with the perfect image. I have an awesome tattoo and now know the name of the flower. He's a genius! If you're looking to get a tattoo of a plant or flower, Jim's the man!
Melanie V. 12/01/2017
Jim is my go to guy.... Love the shop, looks awesome and everybody there is super nice
Melissa J. 8/20/2017
From the moment we walked in we where greated with great customer service. Jim was awesome. He did a wine glass for me, which looks awesome. Thank you for taking great care of us.
We both love our new tattoo's and we will be BACKKKK.
Also we love the way the shop is decorated..
Claudia B. 7/13/2017
While visiting for a few days in California, we decided to get the Unalome tattoo with the Lotus flower on the inside of our forearm. No color lots of meaning. Love it! Jim, the tattoo specialist was calm, pleasant, professional, and quick!! We would highly recommend him.
Olivia E. 7/8/2017
They were able to accommodate me on very short notice and Jim was amazing! It was my first tattoo and he walked me through the whole process and made sure it was perfect.
Omar J. 5/26/2017
As a blank slate who was very nervous to get inked, I couldn't have had a better first experience. Jim was friendly from the start & made sure I was comfortable throughout the whole visit, from running several copies of the draft so we could find the right size and placement, to talking me through the actual tattooing process with clear expectations and professionalism.
I could talk about attention to detail, but the portfolios these talented individuals have built truly speak for themselves, and you have more than enough proof in all these reviews that they have the customer-facing amicability that I imagine many customers seek.
I don't know when I'm getting my next tattoo or what it will be, but I do know I won't need to look elsewhere.
Linda R. 5/17/2017
I was recommended to this shop by a friend of mine. I went in to get a Coraline memorial tattoo for a friend of mine that had just recently passed. Jim Parchen was my tattoo artist and I just have to say he totally exceeded my expectations!! When he was done, I totally cried. I totally recommend this place. It is also one of the cleanest tattoo shops I have ever been to also and very organized.
Jonathan W. 5/2017
I just got my first tattoo and this place is GREAT!! They were very friendly and i had a great experience all the way around. Jim P did mine , he is a great artist that takes pride in his work and does an incredible job ! I plan on getting many more done and i wouldnt even think of going anywhere else!
Chloe M. 5/9/2017
Wow what an overall AMAZING experience.
My friend and I were walk-ins and seen within 30 minutes.
My tattoo was a design that I liked and found online, but Jim Parchen tweaked it to make it uniquely beautiful and absolutely perfect for me! I am extremely happy with my tattoo and cannot stop staring at it! The lines are very sharp and clean, I can't find anything wrong with it.
The shop was extremely clean, sterile, and professional while fun and laid back. It was an overall great vibe and I felt very comfortable.
I will definitely be going back to see Jim again for future work and my fiancé will be going too!
Thank you so much Jim and Rabble Rouser Tattoo!!
Julie T. 5/13/2017
I came with my husband here two weeks ago for an inquiry on a tattoo. Jim was able to help us with a price point and scheduling an appointment with him. A week later we came back for him to get his tattoo. We loved Jim's work. He is very talented and extremely professional. His work was exceptional and it shows how much passion and dedication he has for his work. We are extremely happy with the end result of my husbands tattoo. I am definitely going to come back and get a tattoo from Jim.
Alicia G. 4/23/2017
Went to rabble rouser for my 18th birthday and wanted to get a small tattoo. Jim Parchen was more than welcoming and made me feel comfortable when we were consulting about what I wanted. He offered his opinion in relation to what I also wanted and overall it turned out amazing for my first tat. If I do end up going to get another this would be the place I will continuously go to.
Zac F. 3/12/2017
I went to go see Jim Parchen after booking an appointment over phone ( they do accept walk ins but it's a good idea to call ahead). I was looking to start my second sleeve, I have my back filled, chest shoulders and a half sleeve already. I've been to many tattoo shops from LA to Japan and New Zealand. This one is the best one I've been to. They have knowledgeable, friendly, badass staff, with excellent professionalism, cleanliness, and post tattoo care. Jim worked with me on my design and gave me professional advice on the aesthetics, flow of design and what will look best now, and 10 years from know. Jim knows his stuff.
Heather R. 3/7/2017
Amazing tattoo by Jim Parchen! I went in with a few pictures and ideas and he was able to design exactly what I wanted. The design was also able to cover up an old and faded tattoo that I really needed to upgrade.
His work was beautiful and detailed, and I really couldn't be happier with it.
The shop is clean and modern, and my tattoo was more than fairly priced.
I will definitely be returning for some future work. Thank you for such a great experience!
Stephen T. 2/18/2017
Jim gave me my first tattoo. I was very satisfied with the finished product. He advised me on the best options for my tattoo as far as shading, size and placement. He was very friendly and fun to talk to while he did the tattoo. He also provides plenty of information for after care and it was obvious he took pride in his work.
Brandon B. 2/2/2017
My experience at Rabble Rouser was perfect. Every time I walked through the door I was greeted, even when all artists were working. First I met Alayna who kindly set me up with the first available opening with the artist she felt would be best for my piece.
Jim Parchen was the artist who did my ink, and I couldn't be happier. His portfolio speaks for itself, I would recommend him 100 percent. I took all of his recommendations as far as color and detail. Dude is experienced.
Got to reposition the piece as many times as I needed until I was completely satisfied, as it should be. No rush jobs here. Everything came out exactly how I wanted, and I will definitely be back for my next tattoo.
Francesca C. 1/16/2017
I have a few compliments I would like give Rabble Rouser!!!
First, the customer service I received when I was inquiring about getting work done and setting up an appointment, was incredible!!! They responded to my inquiry immediately and were incredibly informative about the costs, schedule, and who would be the best fit for what I wanted! They were friendly and complimented the piece I wanted.
Second, the shop itself is beautifully decorated with great attention to detail!! It was clean and crazy organized!!! Each artist has their own personalized space to work in.
Lastly, Jim put soooooo much effort and thought into drawing and perfectly laying out my tattoo to best fit what I desired. He gave me good advice about not doing the tattoo the way I had originally wanted because the colors would fair well on the foot. My tattoo is beautiful and he made my vision a reality!!!! Obviously, tattoos are a commitment and I didn't want to be the fool that got something seemingly epic that in reality would become a jumbled mess of ink. Jim is the bee's knees and he knows his sh@&!!!!!
Thank you Rabble Rouser for running a great business and thank you Jim for caring about my happiness!!!
Mike D. 1/5/2017
Rabble Rouser is a great shop, good peeps, great vibe, and they can sling some ink! If you need work done, Rabble Rouser is the spot. Ask for Jim Parchen. If he's booked, get on schedule with any of the other talented artists.
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Jim Parchen has been my artist for several years and I'm so glad he moved to this great shop! Rabble Rouser is really professional, clean and comfortable. Jim Parchen has exceptional talent and integrity. There is nothing he can't do! He goes above and beyond and always exceeds my expectations. Jim is so creative and has such an eye for detail and really cares about his work as well as has fun while he's creating. Hell of a nice guy and I can't wait to go back!!
This was the best tattoo experience I've ever had! Not only are the artists extremely talented, but they also make sure that you're as comfortable as you can possibly be while getting your tattoo done. Shout out to the artist who totally made my experience amazing, Jim Parchen. What a talented guy! Totally worth all the pain
My experience at Rabble Rouser Tattoo was exceptional. I made it in for my appointment a little early and had a chance to talk with Alayna (Shop Owner) and she couldn't be any sweeter. My artist was Jim Parchen and he did a kick A$$ job! I absolutely love my tattoo. The shop is super clean; it is just as nice in person as in the pictures. I will definitely return for my next tattoos and highly recommend it.
Got my new tattoo at this place and man ! My tattoo artist Jim is insane with the ink !! I can vouch for him if you ever need an insanely good tat , his attention to detail on tattoos is really good , if I ever need someone to give me a 10/10 tat I'm definitely coming back here !
Went in last night to get an old tattoo covered up and had a great experience. I worked with Jim and he was very understanding and worked out a few different designs. Took his time and did a great job. Shop was also very clean. Would definitely recommend.
My brother, my boyfriend, and I got tattoos by Jim he is an exceptional tattoo artist!! Everything came out just how we wanted it, he listens closely and designs a perfect tattoo that flows with your body. Not to mention great prices and location! The shop is very very clean. Overall we are very satisfied and would highly recommend this place! Especially if you're getting your first tattoo, he does a great job with making you feel comfortable! Thank you Rabble Rouser!!!
Awesome... The shop looks amazing, great ambiance and fun people. I love getting work done by Jim. He is my go to guy for five years already. Loved seeing him in this new shop. And thanks again Jim for another great experience and wow new pieve of art number 8 for me and number 2 for my boyfriend. You are AWESOME... That's the word of the day
Ask for Jim Parchen! He is an amazing and talented artist! The place is very nice and clean. You will not be disappointed! If you can't find parking on Venice Blvd. park on one of the residential streets.
I just got tatted yesterday by JIM!!! OUTSTANDING WORK!!! He takes his time and is very detail with his designs!! Its my second tattoo with him... His work is just amazing!!!! Soon I'll bring my wife for her first tattoo. The crew at the shop are very friendly and they make you feel right at home!!!! Don't hesitate on making an appointment with JIM or any other artist!!!!!
Great vibe in this place - several artists from Art & Soul relocated here and I got a chance to reconnect with Jim for some detailed black line & dot work. Jim was always a great artist (have several pieces from him now) and now the shop he's in has a friendlier, more stylized & professional vibe. Receptionist was professional and attentive (but not hovering which I appreciate in front desk staff). It's also awesome that Alayna & her husband own this shop so bonus points for lady tattooers getting theirs. Expect to pay a small premium for the vibe but I can't recommend Jim or this shop enough.