Tattoo Apprenticeship Blog

Throughout Ink Different Tattoo School' 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 Ink Different Tattoo School 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!
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 Ink Different Tattoo School! When Plans Change You Change with […]
February 16, 2022

How to Help your Child Become a Tattoo Artist

Top 3 Steps To Help Your Child Become A Successful Tattoo Artist “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” -Pablo Picasso Helping your child become a tattoo artist is a very unique challenge for any parent. We’re sure when your child was younger, you cheered them on every time they brought home a piece of artwork. Also, we are optimistic that whenever they wanted to paint, color, or sculpt with play-doh, you broke out the supplies and watched your little one create a masterpiece. So, bravo to you! Research shows […]
February 7, 2022

Why You Should Make a Career Change in 2022

If Covid scares and quarantine life taught us anything, it was to live the life you want because everything else is uncertain. So why do you wake up every morning with complaints? You hate your job, you feel uninspired and you want a change right now. 2022 is here. Let’s make it count! “How,” you ask?  By follow your dreams because IT’S NEVER TOO LATE! Career changes can be scary but why spend your life hating your career and being filled with regret? We can bet that since you can remember, your passion has been art. When you were a […]
February 2, 2022

How to Become a Tattoo Artist in Florida?

Becoming a tattoo artist can be a little different depending on where you want to make a living as a tattoo artist. However, even if there is no federal law regulating the practice of tattooing, various state and local laws deal with tattoo studios and tattoo artists around the United States. To learn 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 this article, let’s focus on tattoo regulations in Florida and basic […]
January 27, 2022

How Floridians Can Change Careers and Become Tattoo Artists

Career changes can be overwhelming, challenging, exciting, scary, fun and frustrating. Whether or not to change careers is a major life decision to take, so it’s important to be sure you’re making the right decision for you. Should you change careers and become a Tattoo Artist? In order to answer that big question, ask yourself several other questions to help decide if you’re ready to leave your current career: Is my career making me happy? Am I fulfilled in my career? Is my career affecting my family life or stopping me from doing things I enjoy outside of work? Am […]
January 20, 2022

How to Become a Tattoo Artist?

How to Become a Tattoo Artist? In order to become a good tattoo artist, you will need to practice a lot of skills. From your approach to shading, pulling lines, and marketing yourself, you’ll need to track your progress and always continue working to improve your skills.  Innovation is always happening. From tools to techniques, you’ll need to stay current. Hundreds of years ago, every tattoo was made by poking ash or plant extracts into the skin. Today tattoo artists use various machines and techniques, including the ancient stick and poke process. Yet, before you can expand your skills, […]
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 […]
November 22, 2021

Can You Get a Tattoo while Pregnant?

Getting a tattoo under normal circumstances comes with many considerations. This becomes especially true when a pregnancy is involved. While the idea of possibly getting a tattoo to commemorate such an important point in your life might seem romantic and exciting, there are a lot of factors and potential risks to take into account if you’re pregnant or have just given birth. Safety should ALWAYS be your number one priority. If you are asking yourself “can you get a tattoo while pregnant?” the information below can hopefully make you aware and knowledgeable enough of all the risks and help you […]
November 12, 2021

3 Tips for Designing Tattoos You’ll Love

Can I Draw My Own Tattoo Design? So, you’ve made up your mind about getting your next (or first!) tattoo. But that’s merely the first step into this journey. The next thing to figure out is what type of tattoo you want and whether or not you can have some input into the final result. After all, sometimes it can be hard to let the artists know what you have in mind and how you want it done. This leads to a fair question that tattoo enthusiasts often have: can I draw my own tattoo? The answer is pretty simple: […]