Australian Tattoo Expo Brisbane 2019

This year I’ll be back at the Australian Tattoo Expo in Brisbane. Find me in the With Love booth with my bosses Malika Rose & Mitch Love and colleagues Jamie Eddy, Jesse Ray, Philipe and Tayla. You can email me to book in a tattoo for the expo, I will also have pre drawn designsRead more

Tattoo therapy: U on Sunday interview with Drea & Aria

  The U on Sunday lift out from the Sunday Mail Brisbane ran this interview over the weekend of how me and best mate Aria met through a tattoo to cover her scars, and how we have since formed a years long friendship. It’s a pretty cool story that will give you the warm and fuzziesRead more

Not Just A Girl Charity Flash Day 9th July 2017

  Raising Money for Women in Need.   Not Just a Girl Flash Day is a Charity event being held in two Australian cities to raise money to support women in Need. The Brisbane event is being held at With Love Tattoo and the Sydney Event at The Darling Parlour in Sydney. 10am till late.Read more

Drea Darling has moved to With Love Tattoo!

It’s a new year with new beginnings, so I am very excited to announce I have relocated and am now working at With Love Tattoo, a brand new studio to Brisbane. With Love Tattoo is family owned and operated tattoo studio offering expert tattooing, owned and operated by Malika Rose and Mitch Love. Located in the leafy suburbsRead more

Asphalt Demons Invitational 2016

This rough and ready one day car show and driving event is my personal favourite for the entire year! As a car club we converge onto the Archer Falls Airfield, sit around track side enjoying a few bevo’s under a marquee and take turns hurtling our old cars down the track. Sometimes we break them!Read more

Annual Greazefest Art Challenge: A different canvas every year

Greazefest’s lowbrow art show challenge has a consistent theme, Kustom Kulture. However the canvas is different each year. Since it’s inception I have felt honoured to be asked to participate. This year, feeling inspired by vintage barkcloth fabric, my offering was a couple of pink flamingos with palm fronds upon the blank US Licence plateRead more

The new home of Drea Darling

Hello all!  For those who don’t know me yet, my name is Drea. I am a professional, licensed tattooer and artist based in Brisbane Australia. For years I have been displaying all my portfolio work, news, blogs and art for sale in different nooks and spaces all over the web. It was a little difficult and confusingRead more