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!
June 25, 2019
4 Steps to Artistic Independence

4 Steps to Artistic Independence

You don’t want to waste your life burning countless hours stuck in your morning commute, mindlessly filling out paperwork, or getting yelled at by bosses. There’s so much more to life than driving people around in a ridesharing car or typing up expense reports. Instead of dreading every work day, you could start a new career and follow your passion to become a professional tattoo artist. But no matter how excited you are about following your dreams and starting your tattoo artist career, any job change that big may seem scary at first. Thankfully, you don’t have to start your […]
May 31, 2019

Top 5 Reasons to Begin Your Tattoo Artist Career Today

Upgrade Your Day Job with a Tattoo Artist Career You don’t want to waste your life burning countless hours stuck in your morning commute, mindlessly filling out paperwork, or getting yelled at by bosses. There’s so much more to life than driving people around in a ridesharing car or typing up expense reports. Instead of dreading every work day, you could start a new career and follow your passion to become a professional tattoo artist. But no matter how excited you are about following your dreams and starting your tattoo artist career, any job change that big may seem scary […]
May 13, 2019
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 tattoo artist, the internet is overwhelming when you’re looking for advice on how to get started. That’s why we’ve pulled together our top 5 pieces of advice for aspiring tattoo artists. 1. Don’t Tattoo on […]
April 30, 2019
Art School Dropouts Make Awesome Tattoo Artists

Top 3 Reasons Art School Dropouts Make Awesome Tattoo Artists

Art School Wasn’t for Me So you tried art school and, for whatever reason, it wasn’t for you. Maybe it was the ever-increasing burden of horrific student loan debt? Maybe it was a structure that talked about “innovation” and “corporate disruption” but didn’t actually give you a roadmap to start your career? Whatever the reason was, you’re now in possession of student debt, some ill-defined credits, or a combination of both and feel no closer to the career in the arts you were seeking in the first place. Trust us when we say that we’ve been there. Not only us, […]
April 22, 2019
Tattoo Apprenticeship Fears and How to Overcome Them

Top 5 Tattoo Apprenticeship Fears that Make it Hard to Learn to Tattoo (and How to Overcome Them)

What Is Holding Me Back? So you want to learn to tattoo but you have a few concerns that are keeping you from getting started? While a future as a professional tattoo artist is lucrative and creatively empowering, any change this significant can be scary. We’ve personally gone through these same worries, so we’ll break down the top 5 tattoo apprenticeship fears holding you back from the career of your dreams as a professional tattoo artist (and how you can overcome them!). 1. Tattoo Apprenticeship Fear: The Cost Let’s deal with the 800 pound gorilla in the room right at […]
April 8, 2019
Tattoo Kit Dangers

5 Hidden Dangers of a Tattoo Kit

There’s nothing better than creating a brand new, gorgeous tattoo on a client! But if you think that you can just buy a tattoo kit online for $50 and start tattooing, then it’s really important that you read the rest of this blog. Tattoo kits sound like a great, inexpensive way to start tattooing, but there are hidden dangers that pose a huge risk to you and your clients! Check out our top 5 hidden dangers of a tattoo kit below and keep yourself and your clients safe! 1. Tattoo Kit Quality The quality of these tattoo kits is absolutely […]
April 1, 2019
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Glow in the Dark Tattoos – All you Need to Know (2019 Update)

The Draw of the Glow in the Dark Tattoo We all love tattoos and it’s great that there’s so much variety available with all the tattoo styles and designs out there, but what about glow in the dark tattoos? Glow in the dark tattoos can look amazing under blacklight, but there are a number of surprising risks and uncertainties when it comes to glow in the dark tattoo ink. We’ll start our analysis of these tattoos with a quick look at their history. Phosphorous and Other Ingredients When they were first developed, glow in the dark tattoos achieved their effect […]
March 19, 2019
How much does a tattoo apprenticeship cost?

How Much Does a Tattoo Apprenticeship Cost?

Like many artists, you want to learn to tattoo, but don’t know the best way to do it. Are you asking yourself “how much does a tattoo apprenticeship cost?” We’re here to help! Download our guide for a comparison and cost analysis, so you don’t get fooled by hidden expenses or programs that promise a lot in too little time. Download the Guide to Tattoo Apprenticeship Costs The popularity of tattoos is exploding and there are more opportunities to make a successful career as a tattoo artist than ever, but getting the right training can be tricky. A Google search […]
February 26, 2019

5 Reasons You’ll Love Tattoo Classes that You Might Not Expect

When most people think of a tattoo apprenticeship, the first image that pops into their head is probably some big, biker dude showing you how to hold a tattoo machine in some grungy tattoo shop. While those stereotypical shops still exist, a modern wave of tattoo apprenticeships, comprised of comprehensive tattoo classes, are available that provide cutting-edge dignified instruction so that artists can achieve long-term and successful careers. But your journey through the tattoo classes in your apprenticeship might surprise you and be a lot more fun than you’d expect! Let’s explore our top 5 reasons why you’ll love tattoo […]