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I Am a Tattoo Artist

MY WORLD IS BEAUTIFUL 108 People

    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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    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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    i have been tattooing

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

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

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Painter: I have been

    for over 13 years. It is one of the most rewarding "jobs" I have ever had.
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 36-40 Aug 30, 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I have 18, going on 19. I'm feeling ambitious, so I'm gonna attempt to touch on what they all are, without getting into the meaning so much, because that would be too long. If...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I have seven. A dragonfly/phoenix to represent rebirth, a gryphon to represent strength, the cliche feather turning to birds with "Freiheit" scrawled under it (but its my own...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 a week ago

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    I find people with tattoos intriguing, I want to know whats the meaning behind those tats.
    wereuniverse wereuniverse 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    I love a man with a lot of tattoos especially on their arms!!!
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I have 5 tattoos now, all diffrent in style and meaning. Planning to get 2 more done after summer this year
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I want to get a tattoo on my wrist because I think it would look pretty cool
    kennaacardiii kennaacardiii 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    i like tattoos the but they cost alot money tho
    carlosgalindo1010 carlosgalindo1010 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Tattoos and piercings are the sexiest thing on a guy
    curlygirl724 curlygirl724 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    Has anyone else tried Tatu-derm or similar wound care/derm products? My artist is the only one I've seen in the city using it. It cut my healing time in half and really reduced the...
    Ulfhednar74 Ulfhednar74 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 17

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    Practicing henna tattooing art
    MNI1982 MNI1982 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 20

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    The only difference between tattooed people and non tattooed people, is that tattooed people won't give a **** you don't have tattoos. Tattoos are the one of the only things you...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 19

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    But I don't love when people ask "but what meaning does that have" because 1) It doesn't need a meaning 2) People shouldn't be made to feel less of their tattoo because someone...
    anonymouslymysterious anonymouslymysterious 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    This is not a diss on anybody's tattoo (I promise) but I think it's really annoying when someone gets a common tattoo (like infinity sign, dream catcher, etc) and makes up some...
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 11

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    I'm really wanting another tattoo recently. There are a few I want to get right now but the one burning in my mind waiting to be poked into my skin is the one I wish I would've...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F Apr 23

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    I don't have any tattoos . YET . But I plan on getting my first one after the summer . I've always loved tattoos but I of course want to make sure I get what I want . I don't...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is a kinda funny story. When I was taking loads of drugs in this house I shared with my best mate/drug buddy, some strange stuff used to happen.I had a parcel delivered to me...
    chinawhite007 chinawhite007 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Tattoos are a beautiful form of expression. I have a lot of tattoos, and they all mean something to me. I love everything about getting tattoos- from designing it, to the rush you...
    WalkAwayFromTheSun WalkAwayFromTheSun 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I got my first tattoo when I was 15( 1 month away from 16)I'm 17 now and I have 7 Tattoos at the moment, all shown in the photo attached.I have angel wings on my neck,Infinity...
    youngwhitegirl youngwhitegirl 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I had my first tattoo done when I was 18 on my 18th birthday altho I don't "regret" it I wish I had out more thought into it! I walked in and said yeah that one right there the one...
    Fullofsunshine Fullofsunshine 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    I bought some temporary tattoos to scratch the itch that I can't really scratch right now. I also bought them to see if I liked the placement I had in mind and to see if I liked...
    anonymouslymysterious anonymouslymysterious 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I love tattoos, I think they're so beautiful. This is going to be my second tattoo, I want it across my ribs on the right side of my body. It means 'You must go backwards before...
    amandajanee amandajanee 18-21, F 12 Responses Apr 7

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    I used to have piercings and tattoos, but i covered my tattoos with concealer and took off my piercings.
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I alway thought that tattooed girls are awesome. Would love to meet a girl who wants to get covered in tattoos. I would even pay for them
    diamondsueder diamondsueder 36-40, M Apr 10

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    I always loved tattooed girls. I would love to meet a girl who wants to get covered in tattoos. I will even pay for the them.
    diamondsueder diamondsueder 36-40, M Apr 10

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