How to bend your tattoo machine's springs is just one of many things you need to know if you're going to be a proficient or professional tattooist. This lesson offers some of those tricks of the trade of tattooing.
In this article, I will review tattoo machine mechanics for you to better understand how to operate your equipment.
Each state has specific sterilization procedures that need to be adhered to, but here are some sterilization basics for cleaning your equipment.
The 3-point stretch. In this article, I will be talking about the various ways to stretch skin while tattooing and useful ways that will help you improve upon that necessary skill set.
I share my tattooing expertise here and offer tips on how a power supply machine works and how to choose one, use it, and tune it like a professional.
I am not going to beat around the bush: If you don't set up your machine properly, you can't tattoo. Here are the steps, with photos, of exactly what you need to set up and adjust your machine to get started.
Learn how to get started and what type of equipment you should have when you are first beginning to tattoo. The right equipment and proper sanitization are the two most important things to keep in mind when you're just getting started.
The world of tattooing and the colorful individuals that implement them are in a league of their own. Tattooing or the "marking" of the body has been around as long as man has been on this planet. Read on to learn more about what it takes to be a tattoo apprentice.