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I Am a Tattoo Artist

MY WORLD IS BEAUTIFUL 102 People

    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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    Building My Career Back Up

    So what made you a successful tattoo artist? ty ;P
    BlueCastleJ BlueCastleJ 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 7, 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 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 3 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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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 Jul 31, 2013

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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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    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 3 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Apr 5

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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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have 11 tattoos. Over half a sleeve on my right arm and 3 tattoo pieces on my legs, hoping to get more over the next year and finish my sleeve. I love every single one of my...
    MellyPoppins MellyPoppins 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    Why I don't have Tattoos: Tats are a personal choice. I like some tattoos. Not everyone who has tats are smart, dumb, cool, holy, evil, etc. I don't judge books by covers. Tats...
    CKastellanos CKastellanos 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have a couple tattoos already, but I'm lost on one of my next ones because my sister and I are getting one together. I have a few ideas but none I'd really go forth with.
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I can't stand tattoo discrimination. If the Pride and Prejudice quote in my calf and the flowers on my arm honestly disgusts you and makes you think of me less, then issue is you...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I've always loved them more on other people than me, I think. I admire men and women who have full, colorful sleeves or 1/2 sleeves. I think tattoos can be very artistic and can...
    Analiases Analiases 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have actually done 3 in the last few days. They are the first ones I have ever done and I did them with only tattoo needles , some ink, and a lot of online research about safety...
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I have seven piercings and two tattoos thus far. I did all my piercings myself, and am planning my next ones - nips, most likely. My husband is an artist and did a few of his own...
    ShesAVeryKinkyGirl ShesAVeryKinkyGirl 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Pose For Me, Sexy - The detail that these artists put in their work, its amazing. But unfortunately unlike tattoos, these living and breathing masterpieces are only temporary. I...
    BluSpade1 BluSpade1 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    Okaaaayyy, so I don't want a tattoo because of the pain,cost, and religious reasons so I decided to draw on myself ^_^ I'm an ok artist if I say so myself. I drew some abbs in my...
    Runawayday Runawayday 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I have 3 tattoos from 3 of the most talented artists out there! I am definitely in need of more ink! If anyone lives in the Indiana area, Unspoken Art Studio in Newburgh Indiana...
    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F Apr 8

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    I have come to the realization that I am good at doing digital tattoo designs... If any one is interested I will make one for you from using tribal art and custom fonts. You can...
    Mike389 Mike389 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Currently i only have two tattoos, but i plan to have sleeves and full back, chest, stomach, ribs, partial legs, neck, even hands. Behind my ears too. Currently my two tattoos are...
    Lonelyboy984 Lonelyboy984 18-21, M Mar 23

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    They must be meaningful and artistic. Getting "DRAKE" tatted on your forehead is just a stupid idea.
    guitarist410 guitarist410 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Does anyone know an awesome coverup artist in Denver?
    irish8727 irish8727 26-30, M Mar 31

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    I want to have another one. But I don't have the picture yet. I want a colour one. Something simple but mystery strong, balance... I wonder if the artist can see n talk to me then...
    zitanz zitanz 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I love tattoo's whether they are on me or on others, I love them. Each piece tell's a story about someones life, they remember where they were when they got it why they got it and...
    rdhdstepchld rdhdstepchld 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    For many years I didn't have tattoos, but I did like them. I had a military career, retired from it, and didn't get any tattoos. In January 2013 I won a $100 tattoo. From then till...
    TiffanyMarieLeggs TiffanyMarieLeggs 51-55, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I always have. theres something about them. I have three tattoos and am saving up for my fourth and fifth. I first got tattooed when I was 16 and have rewarded myself yearly with a...
    cassandrastwrt cassandrastwrt 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    7 and counting. I kind of have a half sleeve on my right arm with my name down each forearm first and last. I have a tattoo going down my ribs from nipple to hip, its my middle...
    DiosesOscuros DiosesOscuros 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    A genuine tattoo.... tells a story. I like stories and tattoos, no matter how well done, and if they don't tell a story that involves you emotionally, then they're just there for...
    mishtysona mishtysona 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I absolutely love tattoos and piercings! I have several ear piercings; a few cartilage, two lobe piercings on each ear, and a tragus piercing. And I have a snake eyes piercing on...
    Lapoeta2nv Lapoeta2nv 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want tattoos... And not just to have tattoos... But because I want to express my life with my body. I want to get a bass clef on the outside of my left foot between my heel and...
    TubaAtheist TubaAtheist 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I really want a tattoo but my parents will disown me if I get a tattoo. So I'll probably secretly get a tattoo when I'm 18. I really don't want a big one, so if I get one, it will...
    SharpEdges SharpEdges 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    My future tattoo is one of the newest things I'm looking forward to. I want it to be a full body tattoo. Now I know it's going to hurt, but I really want it. I want it to be a...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F Mar 25

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    Ok, more like A tattoo, but I want more. My tattoo says "life is a balance between holding on and letting go" it's mostly about my family because though I love them so dearly, I...
    Nessybabi Nessybabi 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 26

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    I love tattoos! I am very interested in seeing other people with tattoos, if they have meaning behind them, the beautiful display of art on ones skin.... I also think it hot as...
    TandT0420 TandT0420 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I got my first job as an artist's model as a 19 year old and it was all about the money. Soon I found out how much I loved being a model. I am comfortable nude, but also really...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I love tattoos and piercings. I plan on getting more when I have the money and when I'm older. I have plans on getting tattoos when I'm old enough to get them. Guys with tattoos...
    Love0218 Love0218 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I love tattoos. I'm so intrigued with body art. I love watching tattoo shows and hearing peoples stories behind why they're getting they're tattoos. I only have two, but I want to...
    GirlLearningHowToSmile GirlLearningHowToSmile 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I've always been a big fan of tattoos. I already have a couple of tattoo ideas and placements for them. As for piercings, I really would like my septum done. But not really sure...
    handwrittenlovenotes handwrittenlovenotes 22-25, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have one on my arm that says 'Shadow Kissed' (which means touched by death btw). I have one on my back which I got with a friend, she has the same one jus in a different spot and...
    BarelyAdulterated BarelyAdulterated 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I really want a tattoo so badly... I'm not sure what I really want but I want it to actually mean something. True I want something cool looking but I want it to also be meaningful...
    goldenbean goldenbean 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I have an addiction to men with piercings and tattoos. The more, the better. I'm not sure why, but there is something so sexy about that.Maybe it's because it represents a sort of...
    ILIKEBIGBOOKS1982 ILIKEBIGBOOKS1982 31-35, F Mar 22

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    I don't have any tattoos of my own, but I definitely admire those who can commit to their choices. I guess my issue is the commitment. I usually get bored with what I see. Tattoos...
    saiyuu saiyuu 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Eeekkkk my best friend has scheduled an appointment for me to get a small bird tattoo with her... I had all of mine removed... It hurt like hell... And it doesn't always work... I...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I hate when someone judges you because you chose to use your body as a canvas. I have tattoos and yes some are visible, that doesn't make me a bad person. The world is changing. I...
    markiealex markiealex 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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