As a tattoo artist, you need to know where to find quality equipment, how to use it safely, and how to customize your setup. Without a complete knowledge of how to buy and use tattoo supplies, it’s impossible to reach your full potential as an artist.
If you’re not sure where to buy professional tattoo supplies - or how to use them - you’re in the right place. We’ll point you in the right direction… and then show you how to set it all up.
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Complete Guide on Tattoo Ink
As a new tattoo artist, you want to make sure you buy ink that goes into the skin easy and ages well. Using those high-quality inks combined with proper technique will allow you create impressive, colorful tattoos. Which is why we made this guide so you know what inks you should be using, what ones …
Best Tattoo Tubes 2021
As a new tattoo artist, it’s hard to figure out where to buy tattoo tubes online and how to mix and match tubes, tips, grips and more. However, without the right materials, you won’t be able to use your machine correctly. To help, we’ve put a shopping guide together so you can know exactly what …
Complete Guide On Tattoo Numbing Cream
Tattoo numbing creams (and sprays) are applied to the skin to lessen the client’s pain during the tattooing process. Less pain means clients can sit longer – and flinch less – saving you time and preventing mistakes in your designs.While numbing creams can’t give someone a “pain-free tattoo,” knowing when to use it – and …
Complete Guide to Tattoo Kits
Tattoo kits come with one (or more) tattoo machines and a “sample size” of the other equipment you’ll need as a tattoo artist. They let you keep costs down while giving you the supplies you need to practice tattooing. By the end of this article, you’ll know what materials are most important to look for while …
Complete Guide On Tattoo Stencil Paper
Learn to make stencils digitally and by hand, operate a thermal printer, prepare the skin and apply a stencil, as well as how to avoid smudging the stencil while you work. We’re taking you through the whole process from start to finish.
We recommend CNC’s thermal stencil paper....
Complete Guide On Tattoo Needles
Learn how to read the needle box, what each type of needle does, and when to use different configurations in your tattoos.
Our favorite needles are Quelle Premium Cartridges....
Complete Guide On Tattoo Machine Stroke
New artists often struggle to get clean lines and smooth shades. Picking the right stroke length is the difference between a busted tattoo that can’t be fixed and a tattoo composed of crisp lines and flawless blending. Using the wrong stroke can lead to:Needle stick injuriesInk pooling on the skin and covering your stencil giving …
Complete Guide On Tattoo Machines
There are a lot of important pieces to becoming a successful tattoo artist. One of those things is understanding your machine. While there’s an infinite number of things to understand, this article will service as a succinct overview by explaining:1. What parts are in every machine2. How machines turn electricity into your artistic medium3. How …
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