tattoo career

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!
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 […]
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 […]
December 26, 2018
Tattoo Apprenticeship Guide

Tattoo Apprenticeship Guide

We love tattoos, and if you’re reading a blog about tattoo apprenticeships, then you probably love them too. Whether you’re checking Instagram for awesome artwork or you’re planning your next piece, tattoos are an amazing way to share who you are and what you care about. But when it comes to making tattoos yourself, it can be a bit confusing to even get started. Do you just go from shop to shop asking to start a tattoo apprenticeship or are there tattooing resources online? We know what it’s like to have questions, so have created this tattoo apprenticeship comparison infographic […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]