We’ve launched countless careers with our tattoo and piercing 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 and piercing industries so you can stay up to date on all cutting-edge tattoo and piercing technology and trends. Jump-start your career and stay informed by checking our apprenticeship blog regularly!
November 24, 2020

Get Inspired by Steph, a Tattoo Apprentice in Philly

Meet Steph Alino, an apprentice in our Philly studio. Like many tattoo apprentices, she dreamed of being a tattoo artist since high school. Through college, working in restaurants, and freelancing, Steph’s passion for art and tattoo design never left her side. And when 2020 came around, she saw an opportunity to go for it. Get inspired by the story of how she took the leap and decided it was time to make her passion and creativity a priority with the help of Body Art & Soul Tattoos! Just Do It, How You’ll Know it’s Time to Start Your Tattoo Apprenticeship […]
October 16, 2020
Get Rid of Job Anxiety, Retrain as a Tattoo Artist

Get Rid of Job Anxiety, Retrain as a Tattoo Artist

Get Inspired by spex.tattoos LA shop artist Alina Arias (Instagram: @spex.tattoos) didn’t know just how far her dream of becoming a tattoo artist would take her when she started her journey. Get inspired by Alina’s determination, commitment, and ability to meet the challenges head on while her journey took her from Hawaii to Brooklyn and ultimately Los Angeles. After a frustrating start, and hearing “no” from every tattoo shop she visited, it seemed like she would have to give up on ever learning to tattoo. Then she found Body Art & Soul Tattoos, and everything changed!  Follow Your Dreams […]
September 22, 2020
Tattoo Laws Across the United States

Tattoo Laws Across the United States

Alabama Tattoo School Online 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. Arizona Tattoo School Online Arizona Tattoo Laws, Legislation, and Regulations Arizona’s law on Tattooing and Body Piercing makes it unlawful […]
July 6, 2020
Tattoo Apprenticeship Safety and COVID-19

Tattoo Apprenticeship Safety & COVID-19

Is now the right time to learn to tattoo? Is it safe? You’ve had months of sheltering in place and have been dreaming about life getting back to normal. Maybe you’ve been lucky enough to work from home or are an essential worker but wish you had a job focused on your art. And now that businesses, including hair salons and tattoo studios, are reopening, you may be asking yourself if you’ll ever be able to pursue your dream of tattooing.  Start Your Apprenticeship in a Virtual Classroom No matter what your city’s current reopening level, the best part of […]
June 26, 2020
Body Art & Soul Tattoos Helps Out Behind the Scenes on The King of Staten Island

Body Art & Soul Tattoos Helps Out Behind The Scenes On The King Of Staten Island

Our First Time Consulting on a Major Motion Picture If you’re a tattoo enthusiast and haven’t seen Judd Apatow’s newest film The King of Staten Island, where have you been? See this movie! The film stars Pete Davidson as an aspiring tattoo artist still in the early scratcher phase of his career, and is full of stars like Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, and Steve Buscemi. Like any Judd Apatow film, the mix of humanity and humor runs throughout the film. Given that Pete’s character is an aspiring tattoo artist, Body Art & Soul Tattoos was fortunate to get a call […]
June 5, 2020
Tattoo Shop Safety in the Age of the Coronavirus

Tattoo Shop Safety in the Age of the Coronavirus

Is now the right time to get tattooed? Is it safe? You’ve had months of sheltering in place and have been dreaming about celebrating the new normal by getting a tattoo. And now that businesses, including hair salons and tattoo studios, are reopening, you may be asking yourself if now is the right time to get that new ink.  Your Safety Is Our Top Priority Rest assured, at Body Art & Soul Tattoos, your safety has always been our top priority! Our artists follow strict safety practices to ensure you have a wonderful and safe tattoo experience.   Standard Practices […]
May 8, 2020

Ch. 31 Vets, Start a Career as a Tattoo Artist with Your VocRehab

Disabled veterans, do you love tattoos and wish you loved your job as much?  Retrain as a tattoo artist with Body Art & Soul Tattoos by following these three steps:  Talk to our Veterans Liaison and get your questions answered Start retraining to become a professional tattoo artist Tattoo in our studios How to Retrain as a Tattoo Artist (When You Have Ch 31 Benefits) Chapter 31 eligible veterans, use your VocRehab benefits and retrain as a tattoo artist at Body Art & Soul Tattoos by following these three steps:  Step One: Talk to Your Advisor.  Have a lot of […]
April 24, 2020
Ch. 31 Eligible Veterans, Retrain as a Tattoo Artist

3 Steps for Chapter 31 Veterans to Retrain as a Professional Tattoo Artist

Veterans, Retrain as a Tattoo Artist Are you a veteran or servicemember eligible for Chapter 31 voc rehab benefits who loves tattoos? Have you considered a career as a professional tattoo artist? It might seem impossible to find a career that makes sense to you as you transition from active duty to civilian life, yet starting a tattoo apprenticeship might be what you’re looking for. We’ve been successfully training tattoo artists since 2001 and are proud to see their careers flourish. Many of our staff are veterans of the armed forces and we are honored to help disabled veterans who […]
April 17, 2020
Can you be a tattoo artist and a mother?

Can You Be a Tattoo Artist and a Mother? Yes!

Tattooing and Motherhood: A Match Made in Ink You know you have artistic talent and a love for tattoos, but you’re also a mother. Is it possible to find the time to learn to tattoo and take care of your family? It may seem like it would be impossible to learn a new skill in between holding down a job and picking up the kids. But we’ve got good news for you! Our tattoo apprenticeship program is extremely flexible, and your apprenticeship even starts online in a live virtual classroom, where you work one-on-one with your trainer in the early […]