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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 8, 2022

The 2022 State-By-State Definitive Guide to Tattoo Laws in the United States

2022 Tattoo Laws Across the US Given that Body Art & Soul Tattoos has locations in five states and continues to grow, we thought it might be helpful to share insights on becoming a tattoo artist and tattoo shop owner in not only the states where we are, yet all 50 states. If you’re an aspiring tattoo artist looking for a tattoo apprenticeship with a guaranteed job offer once you’re done, feel free to start a chat on our website to connect with an Advisor who can set you up with an interview. Feel free to jump down to the […]
March 3, 2022

How Your Art Degree can lead to a Successful Career Change as a Tattoo Artist

Despite the stereotype of the starving artist, you attained an Art Degree from a 4 year college or university. With your degree, you definitely developed the skills necessary to be successful in the field, but did you develop connections? There are plenty of traditional jobs you can apply for with your Art Degree; like illustrator, art teacher, art conservator, set designer, art director, fashion designer, or graphic designer. These careers aren’t the easiest to get your foot in the door if you don’t “have a connection,” and since all of them mean you could be fired at any time, there […]
February 24, 2022

Top 5 Steps to Changing Careers in 2022

2022 is here! Let’s celebrate our lives by living them to the fullest. How do you ask? Follow your dreams of becoming a professional tattoo artist, because IT’S NEVER TOO LATE! Career changes can be scary but why spend your life hating your career and being filled with regret? So many of our tattoo artists were on totally different career paths when inspiration struck and they decided to make a big change. Get inspired by their stories of how they changed careers and became tattoo artists with the help of Body Art & Soul Tattoos! When Plans Change You Change […]
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 […]
December 17, 2021

Are Tattoos Painful? What Type of Tattoo Hurts the Most?

Where is the Most Painful Place to get a Tattoo? A tattoo is a form of body modification made by inserting ink or dye into the dermal layer of skin. It’s like repeatedly poking a completely conscious person with a very sharp needle. Tools used to make tattoos break the continuity of tissue. A new tattoo is an open wound within it. It has to be a little painful. This whole experience and our perception depends on several factors such as different levels of pain tolerance, general health and mood of a client and location of the tattoo on a […]
September 30, 2021

7 Tattoo Styles Explained [A BEGINNER’S GUIDE]

Tattoos are not only examples of beautiful artwork, but also often have significant meaning to the wearer. In addition to showcasing gorgeous tattoo 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 style 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 popularity. In this blog, we’ll discuss 7 popular tattoo […]
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? […]
September 6, 2019

Top 3 Reasons to Start a Tattoo Apprenticeship this Back-to-School Season

As summer turns to fall and the leaves on the trees change color, we often think about making changes in our own lives. This time of year, people of all ages return to school to learn new skills and embark on a journey to a new life and new career. Starting something new and making a big change like going back into formal education is exciting! It opens up a whole new future. But, for many, the prospect of taking out student loans and spending decades paying it off is intimidating. The uncertainty of leaving art school and not knowing […]
June 25, 2019

4 Steps to Artistic Independence

You don’t want to waste your life burning countless hours stuck in your morning commute, mindlessly filling out paperwork, or getting yelled at by bosses. There’s so much more to life than driving people around in a ridesharing car or typing up expense reports. Instead of dreading every work day, you could start a new career and follow your passion to become a professional tattoo artist. But no matter how excited you are about following your dreams and starting your tattoo artist career, any job change that big may seem scary at first. Thankfully, you don’t have to start your […]