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!
December 21, 2018
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4 Tips on How to Avoid Tattoo Pain

If you’re reading this blog, then you’re probably interested in tattoos and know how amazing they can look. Astoundingly talented artists put countless hours into training and practice to provide you with spectacular tattoos, and while tattoos are awesome, it’s undeniable that getting a tattoo can hurt. Tattoo pain is a real thing, and if you have a skilled artist, tattoos are definitely worth it. However, there are things you can keep in mind to minimize and deal with that tattoo pain. 1. Tattoo Location The most important consideration when it comes to tattoo pain is the location of the […]
November 1, 2018

Vegan Tattoos: How to Get Inked with Compassion

Tattoos can be a way to express yourself or to honor something meaningful in your life, and whether you’re vegan or not, you can get tattooed with zero impact on animals. Vegan tattoos (meaning the use of vegan inks and vegan aftercare) is a great way to ensure that your new tattoo doesn’t hurt any living creatures. Whether you’re an animal rights activist, a tattoo enthusiast, or someone totally new to tattoos, vegan tattoos are a great way to make sure the highest quality materials go into your tattoo without any causing any suffering. Vegan tattoos use inks that are […]
October 24, 2018

How to Choose a Tattoo Design

When it comes to figuring out how to choose a tattoo design, there are a lot of things to think about! From the location of the tattoo to its size, style, and, of course, the artwork itself, there are a lot of decisions to make. We know how important these decisions can be, so we developed this guide to help you figure out how to choose a tattoo design.   Location   The location of the tattoo can make a huge difference and when you’re figuring out how to choose a tattoo design that’s best for you, location can be […]
October 1, 2018
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Tattoo School Guide

So you want to learn to tattoo, but don’t know the best way to do it? The popularity of tattoos is exploding and there are more opportunities than ever, but getting the right training can be tricky. A Google search for “Tattoo School” can turn up countless results, with each option offering different costs, term lengths, and curriculums. This can make for a rather overwhelming decision, and make you wonder if there is such a thing as a tattoo school that’s right for you. As people who once asked this question ourselves, we wanted to get all the information into […]
April 4, 2018

Guide To Choosing a Tattoo Studio & Tattoo Artist

Choosing the right tattoo studio and tattoo artist can be difficult with how many studios and artists there are out there. With this in mind, not only do you want a tattoo that you are comfortable with, but the right business and artist to give it to you. If you don’t know a tattoo studio that you can trust, here are some things you can consider when trying to find the right place in town!  Ask a friend or relative If you know a friend or relative that has tattoos, ask them where they got them from and whether or […]
February 2, 2018

6 Reasons To Get Excited About The Future Of Tattoos

Are you a tattoo lover? If so, then you’re living in a golden age of ink. If you’re just starting to get into tattoos, then there’s a lot to look forward to with the future of tattoos! Back in the old days, getting inked was not the same as it is today. It was much harder to find a good artist, it wasn’t as safe, and it could generate some disastrous results. Fortunately, modern times have been kind to the tattoo industry, and the future is only looking better and brighter. Today we’re going to look at six top trends […]
January 11, 2018

America’s Booming Tattoo Economy: A $1.5 Billion Industry

Tattoos. They’ve developed from many different cultures into what we all know today. They’re used by generations to sculpt identities, experiences, and originality, transforming the body into a work of art and telling a person’s story without a single spoken word.   But what is it exactly that makes the billion dollar tattoo industry that we all know and love work? The tattoo industry is larger and more lucrative than it’s ever been. Read on to learn how the popularity and cultural acceptance of tattoos caused a “boom” for the tattoo industry. Find out how much money a tattoo artist […]
January 11, 2018

The Reasons Parents Choose Apprenticeship Programs Over College

The traditional path tells our kids a four-year college education is a prize worth achieving after high school graduation — to choose anything else, they settle for less than the best. But, as Bob Dylan famously crooned, “the times they are a changin’.” The educational options available to our post-high school students open a world of possibility. Fulfillment, career success, and happiness follow. Technical and trade programs, coder boot camps, apprenticeships (such as Body Art & Soul’s Tattoo Apprenticeship), online marketing certifications… the list goes on. The range of options means your child can access a program which best fits […]
December 8, 2017

Body Art & Soul Tattoos Vs Online Tattoo Schools

Actual tattoo apprenticeships are superior to online tattoo schools, let’s go over why this is the case. Look at these four categories. Compare what an online tattoo school proposes versus an actual tattoo apprenticeship, such as the ones we offer at Body Art & Soul Tattoos.   Learning From Home   Online Tattoo Schools: All your study materials are online. You don’t have someone there to actually show you how to properly execute a tattoo. Do you really think that you can learn how to tattoo from a video while practicing on your friends in your kitchen? Hopefully your answer […]