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Tattoo Apprenticeship Blog

We’ve launched countless careers with our tattoo apprenticeships, and we have some great stories to share. Whether you’re a professional tattoo artist, currently an apprentice, or someone considering an apprenticeship, there’s always more to learn! Check out our tattoo apprenticeship blog and get inspired by the success stories, our helpful guides, and informative interviews. The Body Art & Soul Tattoo Apprenticeship Blog also offers the latest news in the tattoo industry so you can stay up to date on all cutting-edge tattoo technology and trends. Jump-start your career and stay informed by checking our apprenticeship blog regularly!
September 30, 2021
Tattoo Styles Guide

7 Tattoo Styles Explained [A BEGINNER’S GUIDE]

Tattoos are not only examples of beautiful artwork, but also often have significant meaning to the wearer. In addition to showcasing gorgeous tattoo designs or intriguing patterns, tattoos can commemorate someone important or keep the wearer inspired about the future. No matter what message is intended by a tattoo, the tattoo style used in the design can help tell that artistic story. This artistic storytelling medium has existed for millennia and across numerous civilizations, so it’s not surprising that there are a variety of tattoo styles that have developed and gained popularity. In this blog, we’ll discuss 7 popular tattoo […]
August 31, 2021
Tattoo Kit Dangers

5 Hidden Dangers of a Tattoo Kit

There’s nothing more exciting than getting a new tattoo! It’s a permanent reminder on your body of that exact moment in time. You become a living piece of artwork and get to show off amazing artwork from your favorite tattoo artists right in your skin. And because you love tattoos so much, now you’re thinking about how great it would be to become a tattoo artist yourself and are looking for a way to practice tattooing. It’s easy to do a website search and find out that there are some major obstacles in the way of learning to tattoo. First […]
July 30, 2021
Tattoo Laws Across the United States

Tattoo Laws Across the United States

How is tattooing regulated in Alabama? Alabama Tattoo Laws, Legislation, and Regulations Alabama laws regulate the trade of tattooing, branding, and body piercing. The law prohibits any person or organization from performing a tattoo, brand or body piercing on a minor without obtaining prior written consent from the minor’s informed parent or legal guardian. Ala. Code § 22-1-17A To find out more about legislation relating to tattooing or tattoo schools in Alabama, please visit the website of Alabama Department of Public Health. How is tattooing regulated in Arizona? Arizona Tattoo Laws, Legislation, and Regulations Arizona’s law on Tattooing and Body […]
June 29, 2021
How to Find the Right Tattoo Artist and Tattoo Shop

How to Find the Right Tattoo Artist and Tattoo Shop

How to Find the Best Tattoo Artist for You What makes the “right” artist for one person can be completely different for another. So what should you take into consideration when trying to find an artist for you? Below are some questions to ask yourself when starting your search for the right artist for you. Has someone you know worked with good tattoo artists? The easiest and possibly best place to start your search for a tattoo artist is to ask a friend or relative with great ink for a recommendation. Chances are, if you love the art on their […]
May 28, 2021
Top 5 Tips to Get a Great First Tattoo: Part 1

Top 5 Tips to Get a Great First Tattoo: Before Your Appointment

After years of waiting and wanting to get inked, the time is finally right to get your first tattoo. You’re both excited and a bit nervous! Everyone has heard horror stories about people regretting their tattoos. Even you have seen some tragically funny examples of regrettable ink and maybe now you’re worried about making the same mistake. Good! That means you’re taking getting your first tattoo seriously. And you’re in luck because Body Art & Soul Tattoos is here to help! We’ve put together some great tips about what you should and shouldn’t do before, during, and after your first […]
May 5, 2021
Top 5 Tips for Aspiring Tattoo Artists in New England

Top 5 Tips for Aspiring Tattoo Artists in New England

How to Get a Tattoo Apprenticeship in New England As an aspiring tattooist living in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts or somewhere else in New England, it can be frustrating trying to figure out how to get started on a tattoo apprenticeship. Though there are hundreds of tattoo shops and tattoo artists in the big eastern metropolitan cities like Boston, Providence, and New Haven, there aren’t too many who are looking for tattoo apprentices. And even fewer who want to spend time answering questions from aspiring tattoo artists about their business and career. So you may be left feeling like you’re […]
April 12, 2021
Top 5 Tips for Aspiring Tattoo Artists in Philadelphia

Top 5 Tips for Aspiring Tattoo Artists in Philadelphia

How to Get a Tattoo Apprenticeship in Philly As an artist living in the Philly metro area that is home to over 1.5 million people, you’d think it would be easy to land a tattoo apprenticeship and get started on the career of your dreams.  After all, Philadelphia is a city full of dreams realized — it’s where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. And of course what says “accomplish your dreams in Philly” more than that iconic training montage with the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Rocky? Unfortunately, for a lot of […]
March 23, 2021
Top 5 Tips for Aspiring Tattoo Artists in Brooklyn and NYC

Top 5 Tips for Aspiring Tattoo Artists in Brooklyn and NYC

How to Get a Tattoo Apprenticeship in Brooklyn As an aspiring tattoo artist living in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, or the Bronx, it can be hard to figure out the best way to look for tattoo apprenticeships. The New York metro area is full of celebrity tattoo artists and your Instagram feed is probably full of them. With hundreds of tattoo shops in the city, there aren’t too many who are looking for a tattoo apprentice.  And even fewer who want to spend time answering your questions about their business and career. And if you’re a fan of Ink […]
March 11, 2021
Top 5 Pieces of Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists

Top 5 Pieces of Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists

Read Our Advice for Aspiring Tattoo Artists We all know that getting a brand new beautiful tattoo is amazing! But did you know that the experience of giving someone a great tattoo can be even better? If you love art and you’re a fan of tattoos, a career as a professional tattoo artist is artistically satisfying and financially empowering. If you want to become a good tattoo artist, the internet is overwhelming when you’re looking for advice on how to get started, and we know you have questions. How can I learn to tattoo? Will I like being an apprentice? […]