The world of tattooing and the colorful individudals 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, and various ways to modify the body have been...
Guys and gals, I am not going to beat around the bush when it comes to your tattoo machine. If the tattoo machine is not set correctly, or the points are not maintained for good connection, then you are going to have a hell of a stressful time if you...
With this particular tattoo lesson, I will discuss the importance of knowing your tattoo machine and its mechanics so you may better understand its operation. Maintenance and repair are two main points of this tattoo lesson.
The 3-point stretch. In this article, I will be talking about the various ways to stretch skin while tattooing and useful ways that will help you improve upon that necessary skill set.
One of the most common questions is, "How much is my tattoo going to cost?" The short answer is: It depends! Here's how to accurately estimate the cost of your tattoo.
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!
In this article, we will discuss what type of equipment you should have when you are first beginning to tattoo.
If you are looking for a tattoo artist in your area, you can start your search by asking local people whom they recommend, connecting with artists via social media, and visiting tattoo parlors.
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.
Lots of talented artist become interested in learning how to design tattoos. Read on to learn what you'll need to know beyond how to draw.
There are thousands of shops in the U.S. with tattooist’s performing the ancient old art of tattooing. Each state typically has specific sterilization procedures that need to be adhered to.
The first step in becoming a tattoo artist, even before the apprenticeship, is learning how to draw specifically for the human body . . . and being able to show you know how to do so. This article covers just that.