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!
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 Ink Different Tattoo School 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 state […]
April 1, 2022

Top 5 Things to Become a Tattoo Artist in New York City

In The City Where Dreams Are Made Of, Yours Can Come True! Location: Brooklyn, NY So you bought a tattoo machine on Amazon during your stint in quarantine and couldn’t figure out how to even turn it on? Or have you always imagined you’d become a Tattoo Artist in New York City? Either way, you are an aspiring tattoo artist, but you have no idea where to start. Yet, you live in NYC, a concrete jungle where dreams are made of! The city that never sleeps! Indeed, you can easily find a tattoo apprenticeship that will guide you in your […]
March 21, 2022

Press Release: Ink Different Tattoo School Releases “Why You Should Make a Career Change in 2022”

The Best Career Change For Artists   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 […]
March 16, 2022

Top 3 Ways To Avoid Crushing Debt & Make A Living From Your Art

Become A Tattoo Artist. The Ultimate Hack To A Life You Love! Location: Tampa, Florida If you’re getting ready to attend college, or if you have kids who are preparing to go off to school, student loans can sometimes feel like an inevitable pain just on the horizon. In fact, over 70% of college graduates leave school with significant student loan debt. That’s 44 million people who owe $1.5 trillion dollars, or about $37,000 per person. Isn’t that insane!!!!?? What if I told you that there are ways to make a living from your art and avoid being one of […]
March 10, 2022

How To Get A Guaranteed Job Offer When Making A Career Change To Become A Tattoo Artist

Gone are the days of being forced to have your entire life and career planned out by the time you turn 21. Ugh, imagine? I can’t decide what I want for breakfast, let alone what I want to do for a living in 20 years. Career changes can definitely be scary but I’d rather take action, than stay stagnant and anguish just because it was “safe.” Pursuing happiness is much more exciting! Should You Make A Career Change? If you’re asking yourself if you should make a career change, chances are the answer is YES. We don’t have these thoughts […]
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 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 […]