Jake Shafer – “Ragnarok”

Body Art Technician

Jake “Ragnarok” Shafer began tattooing in 2016 as a street artist in Detroit. Eventually he moved his way to Traverse City to further pursue his career. Jake joined the dream team at Pinups & Needles in 2021, to learn advanced techniques to master multiple areas of his career, under master tattoo artist Charles “Baby Handz” Comber.  Jake has a wide range of specialties but he particularly enjoys tattooing neotraditional and color pieces.

Jake specializes in:

Vibrant color work
Fine line detail
Cover ups
Black & Grey
Neotraditional

Color Portfolio >> Click to view full gallery >>

Black & Grey Portfolio >> Click to view full gallery >>

Coverup/Rework Portfolio >> Click to view full gallery >>