A lot more goes into being a tattoo artist than you’d think. We’ll reveal how tattoo artists are usually paid, depending on their workplaces and schedules.
While we normally write about being on the other side of the tattooing needle on this site, this section is different. Here, we’ve put together everything you need to know about tattooing as either a hobby or career, including: becoming a tattoo artist, designing tattoos, tattoo machine configurations and tattooing techniques. We’ll also help to answer some of the most common tattooing questions.
Becoming A Tattoo Artist
While tattoo ink is always going to be safer when bought from a reputable retailer, we explain what the common components are, and how to put them together.
Becoming a tattoo artist is no easy task. Along with having to be a gifted drawer, there are many other factors that will contribute to your success.
Tattoo apprenticeships are your ticket into the tattooing industry. Unsure as to how to get started and what to be aware of? We’ve got you covered.
Tattoo artist salaries vary widely depending on many different factors. We explain what a tattoo artist is likely to earn based on experience and skill.
Thinking of becoming a tattoo artist? Learn how to get a tattoo license here, as well as all of the necessary rules and regulations you need to comply with.
Using transfer paper as a new tattoo artist can be tedious and intimidating. However, we cover the basics to ensure you can use it easily & effectively.
Tattoo stencils may look confusing and hard to do properly, but they’re pretty easy once you get the hang of things. We’ll teach you all the basics here.
To do the job properly, you need the right equipment. In this article, we list the best tattoo machines currently on the market for both pros and beginners.
There are three types of tattoo machine, and each comes with its own mechanics. Quench your curious thirst as you learn about how each of them works.
Everything you need to know about setting up your tattoo machine and ensuring it’s configured for whatever job you have ahead of you.
The needle labeling system provides you with the information you’ll need concerning quantity, diameter & grouping. Don’t worry; it’s not too complicated.