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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!
April 22, 2019

Top 5 Tattoo Apprenticeship Fears that Make it Hard to Learn to Tattoo (and How to Overcome Them)

What Is Holding Me Back? So you want to learn to tattoo but you have a few concerns that are keeping you from getting started? While a future as a professional tattoo artist is lucrative and creatively empowering, any change this significant can be scary. We’ve personally gone through these same worries, so we’ll break down the top 5 tattoo apprenticeship fears holding you back from the career of your dreams as a professional tattoo artist (and how you can overcome them!). 1. Tattoo Apprenticeship Fear: The Cost Let’s deal with the 800 pound gorilla in the room right at […]
April 1, 2019

Glow in the Dark Tattoos – All you Need to Know (2019 Update)

The Draw of the Glow in the Dark Tattoo We all love tattoos and it’s great that there’s so much variety available with all the tattoo styles and designs out there, but what about glow in the dark tattoos? Glow in the dark tattoos can look amazing under blacklight, but there are a number of surprising risks and uncertainties when it comes to glow in the dark tattoo ink. We’ll start our analysis of these tattoos with a quick look at their history. Phosphorous and Other Ingredients When they were first developed, glow in the dark tattoos achieved their effect […]
March 19, 2019

How Much Does a Tattoo Apprenticeship Cost?

Like many artists, you want to learn to tattoo, but don’t know the best way to do it. Are you asking yourself “how much does a tattoo apprenticeship cost?” We’re here to help! Download our guide for a comparison and cost analysis, so you don’t get fooled by hidden expenses or programs that promise a lot in too little time. Download the Guide to Tattoo Apprenticeship Costs The popularity of tattoos is exploding and there are more opportunities to make a successful career as a tattoo artist than ever, but getting the right training can be tricky. A Google search […]
February 26, 2019

5 Reasons You’ll Love Tattoo Classes that You Might Not Expect

When most people think of a tattoo apprenticeship, the first image that pops into their head is probably some big, biker dude showing you how to hold a tattoo machine in some grungy tattoo shop. While those stereotypical shops still exist, a modern wave of tattoo apprenticeships, comprised of comprehensive tattoo classes, are available that provide cutting-edge dignified instruction so that artists can achieve long-term and successful careers. But your journey through the tattoo classes in your apprenticeship might surprise you and be a lot more fun than you’d expect! Let’s explore our top 5 reasons why you’ll love tattoo […]
February 26, 2019

Geometric Tattoos: Sacred Geometry for Your Skin

Tattoo trends come and go, but geometric tattoos, often called sacred geometry tattoos, have taken the tattoo world by storm. These challenging and beautiful tattoos require a nearly inhuman level of precision from the artist, but the results speak for themselves. Geometric tattoos often take inspiration from famous designs such as the nautilus shell, Metatron’s Cube, or the Flower of Life. These associations with famous geometrical designs and the meaning behind those designs has led to the term “sacred geometry tattoos.” While these designs have been used for centuries in all sorts of mediums, their increased popularity in tattooing today […]
December 26, 2018

Tattoo Apprenticeship Guide

We love tattoos, and if you’re reading a blog about tattoo apprenticeships, then you probably love them too. Whether you’re checking Instagram for awesome artwork or you’re planning your next piece, tattoos are an amazing way to share who you are and what you care about. But when it comes to making tattoos yourself, it can be a bit confusing to even get started. Do you just go from shop to shop asking to start a tattoo apprenticeship or are there tattooing resources online? We know what it’s like to have questions, so have created this tattoo apprenticeship comparison infographic […]
December 21, 2018

4 Tips on How to Avoid Tattoo Pain

If you’re reading this blog, then you’re probably interested in tattoos and know how amazing they can look. Astoundingly talented artists put countless hours into training and practice to provide you with spectacular tattoos, and while tattoos are awesome, it’s undeniable that getting a tattoo can hurt. Tattoo pain is a real thing, and if you have a skilled artist, tattoos are definitely worth it. However, there are things you can keep in mind to minimize and deal with that tattoo pain. 1. Tattoo Location The most important consideration when it comes to tattoo pain is the location of the […]
November 1, 2018

Vegan Tattoos: How to Get Inked with Compassion

Tattoos can be a way to express yourself or to honor something meaningful in your life, and whether you’re vegan or not, you can get tattooed with zero impact on animals. Vegan tattoos (meaning the use of vegan inks and vegan aftercare) is a great way to ensure that your new tattoo doesn’t hurt any living creatures. Whether you’re an animal rights activist, a tattoo enthusiast, or someone totally new to tattoos, vegan tattoos are a great way to make sure the highest quality materials go into your tattoo without any causing any suffering. Vegan tattoos use inks that are […]
October 24, 2018

How to Choose a Tattoo Design

When it comes to figuring out how to choose a tattoo design, there are a lot of things to think about! From the location of the tattoo to its size, style, and, of course, the artwork itself, there are a lot of decisions to make. We know how important these decisions can be, so we developed this guide to help you figure out how to choose a tattoo design.   Location   The location of the tattoo can make a huge difference and when you’re figuring out how to choose a tattoo design that’s best for you, location can be […]