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Tattoo Apprenticeship Blog

Throughout Body Art & Soul Tattoos' Tattoo Apprenticeship Blog, you'll learn everything you need to know about becoming a Professional Tattoo Artist. We’ve launched countless careers with our tattoo apprenticeships, and we have some great stories to share. Whether you’re a new 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!
March 23, 2021

Top 5 Tips for Aspiring Tattoo Artists in Brooklyn and NYC

How to Get a Tattoo Apprenticeship in Brooklyn As an aspiring tattoo artist living in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, or the Bronx, it can be hard to figure out the best way to look for tattoo apprenticeships. The New York metro area is full of celebrity tattoo artists and your Instagram feed is probably full of them. With hundreds of tattoo shops in the city, there aren’t too many who are looking for a tattoo apprentice.  And even fewer who want to spend time answering your questions about their business and career. And if you’re a fan of Ink […]
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 23, 2021

Top 5 Tips for Aspiring Tattoo Artists in Los Angeles

How to Get a Tattoo Apprenticeship in Los Angeles As an aspiring tattooist living in the City of Angels, it can be frustrating trying to figure out how to get started on a tattoo apprenticeship. It’s a city full of famous people and famous tattoo artists. Though there are hundreds of tattoo shops and tattoo artists in LA, there aren’t too many who are looking for a tattoo apprentice.  And even fewer who want to spend time answering questions from aspiring tattoo artists about their business and career. And if you were a fan of LA Ink, you know how […]
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. […]
November 24, 2020

Get Inspired by Steph, a Tattoo Apprentice in Philly

Meet Steph Alino, an apprentice in our Philly studio. Like many tattoo apprentices, she dreamed of being a tattoo artist since high school. Through college, working in restaurants, and freelancing, Steph’s passion for art and tattoo design never left her side. And when 2020 came around, she saw an opportunity to go for it. Get inspired by the story of how she took the leap and decided it was time to make her passion and creativity a priority with the help of Body Art & Soul Tattoos! Just Do It, How You’ll Know it’s Time to Start Your Tattoo Apprenticeship […]
October 16, 2020

Get Rid of Job Anxiety, Retrain as a Tattoo Artist

Get Inspired by spex.tattoos LA shop artist Alina Arias (Instagram: @spex.tattoos) didn’t know just how far her dream of becoming a tattoo artist would take her when she started her journey. Get inspired by Alina’s determination, commitment, and ability to meet the challenges head on while her journey took her from Hawaii to Brooklyn and ultimately Los Angeles. After a frustrating start, and hearing “no” from every tattoo shop she visited, it seemed like she would have to give up on ever learning to tattoo. Then she found Body Art & Soul Tattoos, and everything changed!  Follow Your Dreams […]
July 6, 2020

Tattoo Apprenticeship Safety & COVID-19

Is now the right time to learn to tattoo? Is it safe? You’ve had months of sheltering in place and have been dreaming about life getting back to normal. Maybe you’ve been lucky enough to work from home or are an essential worker but wish you had a job focused on your art. And now that businesses, including hair salons and tattoo studios, are reopening, you may be asking yourself if you’ll ever be able to pursue your dream of tattooing.  Start Your Apprenticeship in a Virtual Classroom No matter what your city’s current reopening level, the best part of […]
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 […]