TAMPA, Florida (Press Release)
Ink Different Tattoo School recently opened its fifth tattoo studio and tattoo apprenticeship program in Tampa, Florida. This opening provides a unique opportunity for aspiring tattoo artists to make a career change. “We know what it’s like to be an artist, stuck in a job that crushes your soul because you’re only doing it to pay the bills,” shares Paul-Anthony Surdi. “We’ve been doing this for over a decade, and all of our artists always say the same thing when they enter the apprenticeship, ‘Why didn’t I do this sooner?’”
Understanding that people have limited time to get the information they need, Ink Different Tattoo School School created a video, “Why You Should Make A Career Change in 2022” to highlight all the reasons why right now, is the best time to become a professional tattoo artist.
Sighting the research conducted by IBIS World, the team at Ink Different Tattoo School School asserts that aspiring tattoo artists need to know these facts about the tattoo industry:
Currently, 47% of millennials have tattoos, and acceptance of tattoos in the workplace is increasing. “We’re finding that the old stigmas around tattoos are nearly gone,” shares Paul-Anthony. “Our artists are creating full sleeves for doctors, lawyers, accountants; even for grandma and grandpa, and most people get more than one tattoo, creating a great long-term opportunity for tattoo artists.”
This leads artists away from a job they hate and towards a life where they:
Making a living from your art does not have to be impossible. “Gone are the days of the starving artist,” shares Paul-Anthony, “if that artist decides to become a tattoo artist.”
About Ink Different Tattoo School: Ink Different Tattoo School is a tattoo studio that offers tattoo apprenticeships with a focus on ongoing professional development, real work experience, with a goal of helping aspiring tattoo artists make a living from their art. Its mission is to “Ink Different Tattoo School” by ensuring equal opportunity in the tattoo industry. As a result, they have one of the most open and diverse artistic communities in the tattoo industry.