Our digital world is making major changes to the tattooing industry. Emerging artists are opting out of traditional apprenticeships. Instead, they’re looking for online tattoo courses.
However, most tattoo school online courses are vague or out of date, leaving new tattoo artists with an incomplete education. It stunts their growth in the industry and leads to dangerous tattooing health and safety practices.Tattooing 101 is different. It takes you from complete beginner to professional tattoo artist in as little as 90 days by giving you all the quality information you need to succeed, as well as a supportive online community and mentorship from experienced artists.
What to Look For in an Online Tattoo Course
When hopeful artists buy into incomplete courses, it’s because they aren’t aware of which tattoo training classes should be included. This makes it difficult to decide which online course will make them a successful tattoo artist.
Here’s how you can tell the difference:
What Makes a “Good” Tattoo Course?
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This list will give you an idea of what material complete courses should include:
What Makes a Tattooing Course “Bad”?
This is more difficult to spot since a course’s ads will avoid showing its shortcomings. However, there are a few telltale red flags:
How to Select an Online Tattoo School
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Not quite sure what’s right for you? We’ve answered some of the online tattoo course FAQs:
You cannot start tattooing in a specific style is impossible without a clear understanding of basic tattoo techniques. Courses that explain the foundations step-by-step will give you the tools to create any tattoos you want, no matter the style.
The great thing about the internet is that it allows us to have access to knowledge from all over the world. Tattooing courses are no different.
There are online tattoo courses that will overcharge and underdeliver (AKA rip-offs). While a tattooing education should absolutely be viewed as an investment, it shouldn’t break the bank to learn. Look for programs and classes that offer reasonable monthly installments.
Yes! In the past, tattoo apprenticeships required 40-50 hour work weeks for two to four years with no pay. Now, you can learn through an online course and practice at your own pace.
Why Tattooing 101 is the Best Online Tattoo Course
Tattooing 101 is the first fully inclusive online tattoo course of its kind. Its 9-Step Plan designed by accomplished tattoo artists takes you through clear, succinct videos to build a solid foundation for long-term success as a tattoo artist.
With in-depth training on tattoo design, tattoo techniques (lining, packing, shading), art, sterilization, getting and keeping clients, shop operation, and more, Tattooing 101 students learn everything they need to work in a shop after completing the Artist Accelerator Program.
Learn with the Tattooing 101 Community
As a Tattooing 101 student, you’ll receive personalized feedback on the art and tattoos you create. You’ll also become part of an active Facebook community that continues to grow and provide inspiration to one another on a daily basis.
Learn with video feedback from professionals, get a peer review, or ask a question.
Become a Tattoo Artist With the Artist Accelerator Program
Having a career in tattooing is not only fulfilling, but it’s also the most stable way to make a living as an artist. However, for decades, the process to become a tattoo artist has been notoriously difficult.
The apprenticeship process requires aspiring tattoo artists to work 50-60 hours a week without pay for 2-4 years. That, combined with the toxic culture of abusing apprentices, makes getting into the industry almost impossible for newcomers.
That’s why we created the Artist Accelerator Program. Our online course provides a simple, structured way of learning to tattoo that has been proven to work by over 2500 successful students, with many of them having gone on to open their own shops all around the world.
Inside the program, we’ll take you through every step of the tattooing process in 9 clear, easy-to-follow modules and support you along the way within the Tattooing 101 Mastermind online community.
In the Mastermind group, you’ll collaborate with other students, get answers to your questions, and receive personalized video feedback on your artwork and tattoos from professional tattoo artists. With this friendly community of both new and experienced tattoo artists, you’ll never be stuck again.
When you join the Artist Accelerator Program, you’ll have instant, lifetime access to the full course and the Mastermind community, as well as our 30-Day Flash Challenge and recorded interviews with tattoo artists from all over the world.Click here to learn more about the Artist Accelerator Program.