Before you get inked, it's never a bad idea to investigate your chosen artists' sanitation techniques and safety tools. This protects you and them, so don't hold back!
Video and photos of Ed Denny, aka "Sailor Eddie," owner of Bonnie & Clyde's Tattoo of Philadelphia, PA. Sailor Eddie has over 42 years of experience in the field of tattoo art.
If you want to be seen as serious by a potential mentor, you have to put together a strong portfolio. Who knows, you may land the apprenticeship if you do it right.
The first step to becoming a tattoo artist—even before the apprenticeship—is learning how to draw, specifically for the human body. This article covers just that.
I share my tattooing expertise here and offer tips on how a power supply machine works and how to choose one, use it, and tune it like a professional.
Learn how to get started and what type of equipment you should have when you are first beginning to tattoo. The right equipment and proper sanitization are the two most important things to keep in mind when you're just getting started.
The world of tattooing and the colorful individuals that implement them are in a league of their own. Tattooing or the "marking" of the body has been around as long as man has been on this planet. Read on to learn more about what it takes to be a tattoo apprentice.
There are five steps required to become a professional tattoo artist, and becoming an apprentice is one of them. Learn what the steps are and why they're important.
Lots of talented artists become interested in learning how to design tattoos. Read on to learn what you'll need to know before you start turning your art into actual tattoos.