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I Am a Tattoo Artist

MY WORLD IS BEAUTIFUL 102 People

    My Dream Job

    my dream is to one day become a tattoo artist. ive wanted todo this for years and finally decided to stick with it. i love art and i love drawing and painting. ive used it as my way of excape ive drawn up several tattoos for ppl and am getting an american flag i drew up for...
    SuttonsGirl SuttonsGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15, 2010

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    I Love What I Do ..Ink Luv

    im a tattoo artist and also an army wife.. whao.. ive been tattooing for 8 years , i also love drawing .. right now we move alot so it would be cool to meet new artist and start some new work :)
    shayinkluvmarie shayinkluvmarie 22-25, F Jul 29, 2013

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    My Ex Got My Name Covered By Another Tatto

    So my ex got my name tatted and got it covered what does it mean if he got it covered does he not love me no more or just can't stand looking at my name since where not together ???
    laurax324 laurax324 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2013

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    Please Tell Me Its Not Like This At Every Tattoo Shop...

    I'm told that this same particular brand of a*sholary will be at any shop I go to. I hope this isn't true. If it is, however, I need to figure out how to handle it because I am not going to ******* give up. This art form is too  prescious to me, I don't know what I...
    parasitehostess parasitehostess 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 24, 2010

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    Greetings

    I've recently begun my journey into tattooing. I'm an apprentice in a shop and am looking forward to meeting and making new connections in the field. The world of tattooing is breathtaking in my eyes and I look forward to starting. I'm not too knowledgeable in many things, so I...
    Pann88 Pann88 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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    WOW !

    I am a tattoo artist and very few people know it , I am good at what I do and most of my free time is spent in this , today by chance I got my sketchbook with me to school and some of my friends saw it and they were like WOW ! " you are amazing , its so...
    lisarisamonalimkins lisarisamonalimkins 16-17 18 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    Building My Career Back Up

    So what made you a successful tattoo artist? ty ;P
    BlueCastleJ BlueCastleJ 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    Coloring A Tattoo

    what voltage recommended for coloring a tattoo ..im using a 7 flat shader..any one pls help me??
    freefallgardens freefallgardens 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    My First Tattoo Kit..

    Yoooooo, i got my first tattoo kit..the professional ones.. it jus got delivered today.. i can't wait to start inking.. i can't believe it 8 years back i used to ink with needles.. now with this i can save lotta time.. :o) am so excited i had to share it here.. i hope i do...
    BrozYBro BrozYBro 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    I had both backs of my thighs done tonight with

    big fancy script under my bum reading, "A Pirate's Life for Me". It looks so good!! Perfect size and location to mimic the look of stockings. Whew it had some intense moments!! Feeling a little like a real bad razor burn now, and I know healing is going to be rough having a...
    princessbumbleB princessbumbleB 26-30, F Mar 27

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    My New Love!

    I just got a New machine in, The Watson by Pulse. I just want to say how much I freaken love it!! So far it seems very sound with a very nice balance of weight to it. I'm really looking forward using it through this busy tax season! It really makes me one happy girl!!!
    princessbumbleB princessbumbleB 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    Any Color Packing Tips?

    I am new to tattooing I've been doiing it for 6 months and have been taught through an apprentiship at a legit shop. I left this legit shop for a month and came back a couple of weeks ago.  before my little break, my mentors who were teaching me had left/ retired...
    parasitehostess parasitehostess 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    First Tattoo Design

    i have designed a tattoo to get on my 18th and i have a design that i have drawn but it feels like something is missing and i was wondering if anyone could help, if you feel you can let me know and ill email you the picture. thanks for any help :)
    ktrenholm ktrenholm 16-17 Sep 25, 2012

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    How Much Can I Sacrifice?

    Is it possible to be a full time tattoo artist/significant other/friend/present family member all at one time? Maybe there will be once the akward teen years of my tattooing maturity pass... I hope so, but if thats just how it is; as a tattoo artist: it is impossible not...
    parasitehostess parasitehostess 22-25, F 3 Responses May 4, 2010

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    Ok so I've been tattooing

    for quite a while now..how likely will I be able to get an apprenticeship so I can get licensed or what steps should I take since I didn't receive formal training? I was trained under one of my homies but I've lost contact with him a while back. I want to be more professional...
    InkMommy InkMommy 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Love Body Art!

    The idea of having my art seen on people for the rest of their lives is the most amazing feeling! I even have my own tattoo kit! and I am always looking for new victims...i mean customers :P
    MissKira MissKira 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I myself don't have any tattoos (it would most likely be the names of my children if I did), but I truly admire the artistry shown in the more colorful tattoos that some people...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Aug 10

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    I always was interested in Tatts and the older I got the more I wanted one so at age 50 for my birthday I went out and got my first one. A hummingbird on my right shoulder in color...
    kathouse68 kathouse68 66-70, F Jul 26

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    Why get inked if you wont get to see it everyday? I got this tattoo's on my wrist & this is not just for nothing...A HEART ❤️ with music notes around it + the 3 stars...
    skullmeggy skullmeggy 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I miss our artist's work I can't wait to get more from him on my back!! 👍😊💉
    LittleMiss80 LittleMiss80 31-35, F Jul 28

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    I have 3 tattoos and they each have a special meaning to me. I would love to get more but in the professional world, it is typically looked upon as taboo. However, I have been...
    nicolek16 nicolek16 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I really want to get a matching small tattoo on my upper back with my twin sister! But since I live in such conservative country (I live in Asia and in my country people think...
    lovelielife lovelielife 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    But aren't we all in our own way? Some people may not consider themselves artists but why shouldn't they? They are good at something, have a deep passion about it, and get...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Since I'm back in a great studio/gallery I've been the favorite of the master artist there, who is a really old man who I've known for about 12 years or so. He's the most famous...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    people: Cool tattoo! what does it mean? me: just enjoy the art, buddy and step back. people: who did it for you me: a zookeeper -_-" people: why you acting like a brute? me: cause...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I've wanted tattoo's since I was 12, I thought they we're really cool and while my environment found them repulsive and criminal looking. I enjoyed the finer meanings behind these...
    666Darkwings 666Darkwings 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Okay, I want a tattoo really freaking bad. Have been wanting a bunch of tattoos for awhile. But the guy I'm dating doesn't care much for tattoos, and outright asked me if I wouldn...
    KJGaskins KJGaskins 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    Iv got 9 tattoos and 6 piercing and I find my self looking at people tattoo getting a little turned on and I find there's nothing sexy than a tattooed and pierced girl it do sexy.
    justme414 justme414 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    i want a tattoo so bad.... i ve always wanted one nd i hv it all planned in my head , about 7 or 8 of them . i know wht i want n exactly whr i want it ... the only obstacle is my...
    masquerader masquerader 18-21 Aug 7

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    I was ready someones experience and they said they were the only one's around with no tattoos. After watching many Sci-Fi movies in my time I am reminded of low budget Canadian...
    starduster79 starduster79 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I love girls with tattoos but not crazy tattoos just like little tattoos
    sneer95 sneer95 18-21, M Aug 8

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    My tattoos don't mean anything and that's how I like em' I am constantly asked what my tattoos mean. They don't mean anything to me, I just love the American traditional tattoos!
    laurapeniuk laurapeniuk 18-21, F Aug 13

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    How I wish I'm brave enough to go and get a tattoo! It looks so sexyyyyyy!! Tattoo beside the breast down to the waist. Tattoo on inner arm. Aww.. Love it! :)
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I want a tattoo across my collarbone that says stay strong in back to front writing (so I can see it in the mirror) cause I have a few mental health illnesses including bipolar and...
    ICanBeStrong ICanBeStrong 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just got my last tattoo done it is a peacock butterfly so fibrin the colors just jump right out on my shoulder I can't wait to my next tattoo but it takes a long ******* trust me...
    Organia Organia 46-50, F Jul 23

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    I'm thinking to get a tattoo like this dude. What do u think of the tattoo ?
    Alimax11 Alimax11 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    i have my nose pierced, vertical labret, both nips, and ears stretched to 8mm. I also have 2 Earl Sweatshirt tattoos on my thighs, a heart on my breast and a moon and sun on my...
    raehmm raehmm 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    tattoos are great piece of art, a shame that not everyone sees this, some of my family see tattoos as something stupid.
    Classjenny Classjenny 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 25

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    I love my tattoo. I have a full back. It's my first big tattoo and second ink on my body.
    infpman infpman 22-25, M Jul 28

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    I love tattoos and piercings, i think they are a pretty decent way of expressing yourself if done right....and it looks good ^.^ I have 2 tattoos and 4 piercings on me...got the...
    yumiflyhigh yumiflyhigh 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    Maybe not so much body mods well other than tongue split. But anyways I love it. I wanna get 4 tattoos when I get older and I already have 8 piercing and my eats gauged , size 2...
    emoniemm emoniemm 70+, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I'm an artist at heart, sure, but I also make my living through my art. And seriously, that is not an easy thing to do, nor does it seem practical at all times... If you have a...
    licoriceandlace licoriceandlace 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Iam ishita and I love to show my navel especially in sarees.Before I start I wanna say that henna is an artificial tattoo.This happened on this years new year.Our boss emailed us...
    ishita004 ishita004 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 8

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    I admire a great tattoo as a ink lover myself I have my back piece I am currently having done . I want my sleeves done and my chest plates. I am a work in progress and I have a...
    kinkyboy6969 kinkyboy6969 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    omg, i love them, i have a list of tattoos i want. And i added like 3 more to that list. i will have the name of my children tattooed, i want a treater mask and a Chinese love sign...
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Aug 10

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    I love tattoos, the way they express how a person is, how they reflect their personnalities, how they are unique and badass. I want many tattoos. I want my body to be a piece of...
    kladitor kladitor 16-17, F Aug 12

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    I've wanted angel wings tattooed on my back since I was a wee poppet back in the 80's.. And then they became trendy and my passion flared down for them. I still want a tattoo but...
    Discomfited Discomfited 31-35, F Aug 14

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    Tattoos are awesome! They're a great way to express yourself through art. I'd like to get some more in the future when my bank account allows me to. Until then, I enjoy looking at...
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F a week ago

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    I have a world map tattoo and everyone keeps on associating it with travel. 😂 Yes my yearning for a tour around the world is one reason why I got this, but it's not just about...
    zrylism zrylism 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago