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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 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 16, 2022

How to Help your Daughter or Son Become a Tattoo Artist

Best Top 3 Steps To Help Your Son or Daughter 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 son or daughter become a tattoo artist is a very unique challenge for any parent. We’re sure when your son or daughter was younger, you cheered them on every time they brought home a piece of artwork. We’re sure that every time they wanted to paint, color or sculpt with play-doh, you broke out the supplies and watched your little one create a […]
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?

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 […]
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?

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 to work to improve all of 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 extracts from plants into skin. Today tattoo artists use a range of machines and techniques, including the ancient stick and poke process, yet before you can expand your skills, you’ll need […]
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 […]