How to takecare of your tattoo

How to takecare of your tattoo is a common question here at CBT Studios. So for your convience here is a video on how to wash and takecare of your tattoo.

DIA de Los Muertos Tattoo by Ralph.Gere

   Raphael Gere Rodriguez @Ralph.Gere took in a walk-in today and wow was he pleasantly surprised. It’s not always that you’ll get a walkin client with such a cool idea. Fortunately for us here at CBT Studios we have the best clients even if they just have walked in unexpectedly requesting a big piece. Raphael got a chance to add this DIA De Los Muertos custom tattoo to this clients collection.  Black and grey with some color color on the roses. This piece took about 4 hours to complete. To book a… Read More

A little glimpse of what we’ve been working on here at the shop !

Paterson ArtWalk Art Factory New Jersey

   Raphael @ralph.gere  Will be in our Northeast Studio CBT Northeast @cbt.northeast  Located in New Jersey  Just 10 min from NYC.  Serving the Tri-State Area CBT will be participating in the 7th Annual Paterson Art Walk June 13-14 11am-7pm We will be displaying Artwork and Photography  That will be for sale. We will also be showcasing CBT Tattoo Artist Portfolios accepting tattoo appointments for our time there June12-17…… Artist to be announced soon!!! Please #repost and Tag ……. if you are interested in appointment Thank You!!!!!!

Flag tattoo 

Puertorican and Dominican flag showing through ripped skin tattoo.  Had a lot of fun doing this piece 🙂 thanks for looking.  – Constantina     

Black and Grey Elephant Tattoo 

Loved doing this Elephant tattoo 🙂  – Constantina  email:   

Watercolor Tiger Tattoo 

Did this tattoo based on my original painting, loved doing it 🙂  I would love to do more in that style or regular animal portraits. Please call the shop or come in if interested, you can also email me @  Thanks for looking 🙂    

Black and grey clock flower tattoo 

I custom drew this piece for my client, representing his daughter. I had a lot of fun designing it and then tattooing it 🙂  – Constantina          

Introduction to Raphael Gere Rodriguez and CBT Northeast

Mandala Tattoo

We really enjoy this mandala tattoo executed by Eric Rivero @ericktat2