See What Diversity Looks Like – Celebrating Diversity at Body Art & Soul Tattoos

See What Diversity Looks Like – Celebrating Diversity at Body Art & Soul Tattoos

Diversity literally means anyone from any background. Especially in art everyone has done self-expression of art. That’s the beauty of it and diversity is a big part of art in my opinion. Diversity for me just means acceptance of everyone that’s the only way you can really do it. You can’t be diverse and also

Oksana Weber – Tattoo Artist at Body Art & Soul

Oksana Weber – Tattoo Artist at Body Art & Soul

Hi guys Oksana here. I’m a lead artist in Jersey City. I came from Russia and I live in Jersey. There wasn’t that much struggle I would say a little bit of an attitude adjustment that was my struggle. And also when I said there was no apprentice advocate, there was no marketing team, there

Celebrating Diversity at Body Art & Soul Tattoos

Celebrating Diversity at Body Art & Soul Tattoos

Diversity means an environment where anybody can succeed and feel comfortable doing so. To me, diversity is a celebration of people who have different perspectives, different backgrounds, different ethnicities, different gender orientations. And it really is what makes the world exciting. And makes it fun to meet people. Diversity means to me, people, really. I

Celebrating Artistic Independence at Body Art & Soul Tattoos

Celebrating Artistic Independence at Body Art & Soul Tattoos

For the passionate creatives: those impatient searchers who breathe inspiration in and out like oxygen. For the risk-takers: the ones who believe in dreams and don’t give up until they manifest. For the writers in ink: those who follow their own path and ink different, sharing knowledge and growing by helping others. For the generous

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Glenn, Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Brooklyn

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Glenn, Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Brooklyn

My name is Glen Bassetoro, if you need it. We are here in Brooklyn at Body Art and Soul Tattoo shop. The best advice that I’m always telling myself is if you’re scared of it, that means you probably really want it so just lean in to that fear. Fear is okay, it just means

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Luisa, Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Brooklyn

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Luisa, Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Brooklyn

Hi, my name is Luisa, I’m an apprentice here at Body Art & Soul. And right now I’m doing watercolors. Doing my colors! For artists, so. You are going to fall. You are going to fall a lot. But when you do, get up! Then just keep going. You can do it! So, you know

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Brooklyn

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Brooklyn

So my advice for aspiring artists is to draw. Draw a lot! Draw when you don’t feel like drawing. Draw your hands. Draw that building you pass every day. The more things you draw, the more things you know how to draw and then you can incorporate those things into pieces you actually care about.

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Kaitlyn, Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Brooklyn

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Kaitlyn, Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Brooklyn

This is gonna sound super cheesy but I would say don’t give up! Tou’re gonna go through highs and lows as you would in any career but the key is to keep going, keep drawing, keep talking to people. Keep pushing yourself. Just keep going no matter what obstacles come your way. Looking for a

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Relic, Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Los Angeles

Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists – Relic, Body Art & Soul Tattoos, Los Angeles

Hi I’m Relic and I’m a tattoo apprentice here at Body Art and Soul in Los Angeles and my best piece of advice for somebody looking to become a tattoo artist would be to do your research. Definitely check out what it entails becoming an apprentice through traditional a apprenticeship at a shop versus a