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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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
July 17, 2017
Tattoo Styles Guide

7 Tattoo Styles Explained [A BEGINNER’S GUIDE]

Tattoos are not only examples of beautiful artwork, but also can offer significant meaning to the person who will wear them from the rest of their lives. In addition to showcasing gorgeous 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 styles 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 […]