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I Am a Tattoo Artist

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    i have been tattooing

    for 7 years in Puyallup Washington
    garrett1990 garrett1990 22-25, M Jan 24

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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, 2014

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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!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    I have been drawing designs

    for tattoos and I would eventually hope for someone to get something I designed on their body.
    cra2yk1d cra2yk1d 13-15, F Nov 8, 2014

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    I'm a certified Tattoo Artist.

    And I give myself my own tattoos when I have free time.:) My wife is my tattoo model!:D
    OhMyGoth OhMyGoth 18-21, F Jul 10

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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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    Painter: I have been

    for over 13 years. It is one of the most rewarding "jobs" I have ever had.
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 41-45 Aug 30, 2014

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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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    My wife and I own a shop in our city.

    Tattoos are very common in our city. I've owned the shop for 7 years. Other shops have tried to start up, but they closed because mine got the best business. I love my job. I've never worked a day in my life !
    workhardworkhard workhardworkhard 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 59 mins ago

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    I always have been into tattoos. A tattoo tells a story about someone most of the time. Also I love the art work some of those tattoo artiest are amazing at what they do.
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I would love to get a tattoo! I like to go on pinterest and pin all the tattoos I like :-) I would like a swallows tattoos and maybe an owl one.
    Ariella0210 Ariella0210 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I've always wanted to get a tattoo but until recently I haven't really known what to get. You see, I want to pursue a career in animation so I thought back to the first thing that...
    jigfigsig jigfigsig 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    If I ever put in my mind of having a tattoo, I want to experience it with a guy who does not mind it if his lady gets a tatto on her body. I wanna have a tattoo that is made by...
    VisionOfLove VisionOfLove 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "Stick n' poke" tattoos are home-made tattoos. They're also known as "prison tatts" because of their popularity in prisons.Creating them involves a needle of some sort and ink...
    EarthLust EarthLust 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have 6. Left foot, left ankle, side of right foot, right abdomen, right wrist and left shoulder blade. The first one I got was when I was 15. It was a present for my 16th...
    kaille2 kaille2 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have 24 piercings and 6 tattoos. I have 5 on each ear going up the side. I have two cartilage piercings on my right ear, and a - I forget what it's called, but it's the piece...
    kaille2 kaille2 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    i love girls with tattoos and i want more tattoos my self
    bigtreez bigtreez 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Look at this beauty, I'm in love, can't wait to start my sleeve. The only issue I has while getting my tattoo was when the outline was started my body went into shock. After a 10...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 18-21, T 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    my boyfriend has 2 tattoos ^ -^ tattoos are so hot
    froofykittenxoxo froofykittenxoxo 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was suppose to get one a few months ago, my best friend said she wanted to be there when I got it and came along when I went to check out a few places. So im March we stopped...
    CinderAnee CinderAnee 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's art. Many are against them, my father has them, my brothers, myself even. When my daughter is older if she chooses she may have them too I always admire how much detail and...
    js71c js71c 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    So I got a laser treatment for tattoo removal started today. A little sore and uncomfortable right now though. I'll be doing a cover up once I get this one tattoo removed.
    Lexxther Lexxther 41-45, M Jul 23

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    finally i got my first tattoo. i made tree and yinyang as root in my back. i feel awesome, i want tattoos since was in highschool. so yeah im 20yo, and was on july 20, 2015 i got...
    callixtine callixtine 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Was hard to find someone who would tattoo me because I am on blood thinners....finally found someone, with lots of experience and awesome references amnd so happy with my tattoo...
    khankale khankale 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I've been wanting a tattoo ever since I was in 7th grade, I'm in 11th now. See its not a stupid one and it actually means something to me. I use to and still do battle depression...
    caseyr1998 caseyr1998 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I don't know exactly what qualifies as heavily tattooed, but I'm definitely out of the light category. I was never into small tattoos. My first tattoo was a large full back piece...
    jzilber jzilber 31-35, M Jul 22

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    I think of the human body as a empty canvas. My parents always ask me if I want a tattoo.. I say no because I know they will judge me and say " Oh no you don't as soon as you get...
    HaleyKun HaleyKun 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Can anyone recommend good tattoo artists in the DFW area or in Austin?? I have been searching tirelessly but haven't found someone I like...
    poojibp poojibp 18-21, F Jul 19

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    I turned 16 and asked my mum if I could get a tattoo... A semicolon on my wrist. She said no... that I would regret it later in life. It's only a tiny tattoo and she has no idea...
    asami13 asami13 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I love Tattoos so much. I must admit that I may be a bit addicted to Tattoos, not just the pain but the story behind the tattoos. I Love the pain, I guess thats the girl who...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    im not an artist more of like looking for an artist
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 16

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    I got my first tattoo exactly one year