How to Tune & Work a Tattoo Machine | Tattoo Artist

Make sure everything is running correctly. When setting up your equipment always making sure anything you are going to touch with a contaminated hand always make sure anything on your station is covered so you don’t cross contaminate anything. Like clip cord covers because you will drag it across your client, also your power supply

How to Tune & Work a Tattoo Machine | Tattoo Artist

Make sure everything is running correctly. When setting up your equipment always making sure anything you are going to touch with a contaminated hand always make sure anything on your station is covered so you don’t cross contaminate anything. Like clip cord covers because you will drag it across your client, also your power supply

How to Get a Tattoo License | Tattoo Artist

Getting a tattoo license as a tattooer you have to go and check out the local board of health, and check with your local commerce, and find out if you are able to get a permit in that area. A lot of the sanctioning bodies are usually county to county and/or state. South Carolina just

5 Types of Tattoo Ink | Tattoo Artist

Types of tattoo ink. There are many, many companies out there. There are a lot of really reputable companies. I love Eternal. It’s a very good ink. I’m actually going to have my own artist series of ink that should be coming out soon. Eternal is really good. There are a lot of companies. There’s

How to Be a Tattoo Apprentice | Tattoo Artist

How to Be a Tattoo Apprentice | Tattoo Artist

To be an apprentice, it really depends on your skill level, on how you advance into what you’re doing. You have to prove to me that you’re worthy to be a tattooer. You have to prove to me that you’re worthy to tattoo people. Really, when I came up as an apprentice, I didn’t touch

How to Prepare Skin for a Tattoo | Tattoo Artist

How to Prepare Skin for a Tattoo | Tattoo Artist

How to prep the skin for a tattoo. First I use an alcohol wipe that’s 70 percent alcohol. Most city ordinances that govern tattooing, which is usually governed by each county or state, they usually require at least 70 percent alcohol. Anything more evaporates too fast it has to sit on the skin to prep

How to Prepare Someone for First Tattoo | Tattoo Artist

How to Prepare Someone for First Tattoo | Tattoo Artist

I usually talk to the person and find out – I really tell them that in this day and age that really, their imagination can be a reality to them, for whatever they want, because I’m a really good artist at what I do and they tall me their ideas. I can draw them right

How to Draw on Skin | Tattoo Artist

How to Draw on Skin | Tattoo Artist

We’re going to work with this hand, it’s kind of a round shape. We’re going to do a flower. I do a lot of flowers, and what we’ll do is we’ll start with a few preliminary lines. I usually use three different colors. I’ll start with the orange because it kind of give me a

Tattoo Age: Grime (Part 2/3)

Tattoo Age: Grime (Part 2/3)

-Do you still have your Grime ring? GRIME: Yeah, man. What do you think? That’s 10 years old now. I made that ring 10 years ago. There it is. -Yes. GRIME: You said this was going to take three hours, you guys here eating up my Sunday. -Yes. GRIME: Hurry the fuck up. -You’re more

What Tools & Equipment Do You Need? | Tattoo Artist

What Tools & Equipment Do You Need? | Tattoo Artist

Tattooing tools and equipment, the most important is the most coveted tattoo machine. Do not ever call it a gun because we ain’t shooting no ink in people, all right? I support my good friend Danny Gingerberg. He makes one of the best machines on the market. A machine is very important. There are a