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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Want to know how you can practice creating tattoos in the aim of turning pro? Click here to find out what to practice on and how much time to put in.
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.
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.
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.
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.