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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!
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
Ready to Transform Your Life by Learning to Tattoo?

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 […]
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 […]
November 30, 2017

Tattoos Becoming A Part Of Fine Art

The tattoo industry and its culture have evolved over the years. You can see tattoos in the mainstream, tattoos becoming fine art, and generally growing in social acceptance. In this article, we’ll look at reasons why the tattoo paradigm has shifted. We’ll also talk about how tattoo artists are benefiting and enjoying this global interest in tattoo culture. Out of the Sub Culture and Into the Mainstream Society’s attitude toward tattoos has changed. It shows in the changes of stereotypes and the art’s rise in popularity. Tattooing has entered the fine art world and carved out a niche. Growing Popularity […]
August 22, 2017

Back To School With Tattoo Apprenticeships

Are You Ready to Become a Tattoo Artist? Have you ever thought about becoming a tattoo artist? Usually, if you wanted to break into this exciting and rewarding career, you would have to apprentice with someone at their studio and learn the ins and outs of the job on the fly. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always result in a high-quality education as you can only master the techniques that person knows. With a tattoo apprenticeship at Body Art & Soul Tattoos, however, you will study everything you need to know about tattoo artistry so that you can create your own career […]
July 28, 2017

How Technology is Changing the World of Tattoos [INFOGRAPHIC]

No longer considered a social or professional taboo, tattoos have by and large become a mainstream concept that is now considered commonplace both publicly and in the workplace. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently estimates that 45 million Americans sport a tattoo, with more women than men wearing ink in their skin. Much of this sea change in the perception of tattoos is attributed to the improvement and evolution in technology for applying tattoos safely with fewer health risks, less pain, and greater permanence. The United States currently has over 8,000 registered tattoo parlors that generate an average of […]