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Tattoo Apprenticeship Blog

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!
April 22, 2022

6 Steps to Changing Careers and Becoming a Tattoo Artist – The Definitive Guide to Becoming a Tattoo Artist

The Career Change You Need in 2022 You wake up every day, brew the coffee, and sit down to a job you hate. You dream of doing something better, but don’t know how to change. If this sounds like you, you might be ready for a career change in 2022. In January 2022 alone, nearly 4.3 million people quit their jobs. In 2021, a record 48 million people quit in the U.S. These people are tired of the daily grind and not feeling fulfilled in their careers. Where are they going? Some are just switching desk jobs, but quite a […]
April 14, 2022

Top 3 Reasons to Become a Tattoo Artist in Los Angeles

How to Become a Tattoo Artist in Los Angeles Right Now Location: Los Angeles, CA First off, you’ve probably been an artist your entire life.  Natural artistic talent, like yours, starts at a young age and fortunately, never goes away. We hope you still get to draw, sculpt or paint every day, but we’re going to guess you don’t. Chances are work and a busy lifestyle get in the way of your passion. Have you ever considered becoming a tattoo artist making a living from your art? Chances are you haven’t because you were fed lies and stereotypes about “starving […]
February 2, 2022

How to Become a Tattoo Artist in Florida?

The process of becoming a tattoo artist can be a little different depending on the where you want to make a living as a tattoo artists. While there is no federal law regulating the practice of tattooing, there are various state and local laws that deal with tattoo studios and tattoo artists around the United States. In order to find out about statutes and other laws regulating the tattoo industry in your state, please refer to the Tattoo Laws Across the United States white paper released by our tattoo school last year. Tattoo Laws Florida 2022 For the purposes of […]
October 22, 2021

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Tattoo Machine for You!

The Right Tattoo Machine Makes a Difference Any good artist understands the importance of using the right tools for the job. A painter who loves creating watercolor landscapes is going to use a different brush from a portraitist who paints in oils. A ceramicist will have a potters wheel, while a mixed media sculptor might need a welding torch. It’s the same for tattooing. Different machines tattoo differently. No matter whether you’re picking your first tattoo machine or adding to your collection, having a good tattoo machine will make it easier for you to create amazing tattoos on your client’s […]
March 11, 2021

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 good tattoo artist, the internet is overwhelming when you’re looking for advice on how to get started, and we know you have questions. How can I learn to tattoo? Will I like being an apprentice? […]
March 2, 2021

Ready for a Career Change? Get Inspired and Learn to Tattoo!

Meet Roz, a tattoo artist at Body Art & Soul Tattoos in Los Angeles. Determined to have art always be a part of his life and career, Roz made a dramatic shift in his career track. Get inspired by the story of how he stayed true to his art and his creativity with the help of Body Art & Soul Tattoos! Stay True to Your Art and Yourself Roz has always been an artist and a creative. He went to college for filmmaking with dreams of working in Hollywood. But after four years of school, he realized that filmmaking […]
February 2, 2021

2021 Is Here! Get Inspired to Pursue Your Dreams of Tattooing

Meet Ruby Ghauri, a tattoo artist at our Philly studio. She was on a totally different career path when inspiration struck and she decided to make a big change. Get inspired by the story of how she made a career in the arts for herself with the help of Body Art & Soul Tattoos! When Plans Change You Change with Them When Ruby started on her path towards a career, it was for a profession completely different from tattoo artistry. She attended pharmacy school and interned as a pharmacy technician at a hospital with every intention of becoming a pharmacist. […]
June 26, 2020

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 […]
April 17, 2020

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 […]