So how do you explain that our work can be exhausting, immensely complex as well as, sometimes, a source of emotional distress?
Let’s talk about tattoos, especially small tattoos on your hands. This article is not for those that have “been there, done that” this is for people curious about getting a finger tattoo or something small on their hand for the first time and have little to no work done. Small tattoos on the finger, the side of the finger or even the side of the hand are a big trend lately. I generally try to dissuade clients from getting them for multiple reasons and it’s not because I’m against hand tattoos. Here is why it's a bad idea. (read the article)
That’s a question we tattoo artists get asked a lot: “Can you tattoo over scar tissue?”
The answer to this question is yes, no, and maybe. It is possible to tattoo scars, (meaning, you can insert ink into scar tissue), but it’s important to realize that scar tissue differs from the rest of one’s flesh. It’s rough, rigid and much less porous. For the general client looking to work over and around scar tissue, here are some basic questions to explore with your professional tattoo artist. (read the article)
This article by Guen Douglas shows the ins and outs of getting a custom tattoo starting by how to properly choose your artist, how to prepare you reference material and how to overall act around tattoo artists and the process of booking, getting prepared and costs.
"When it comes to custom tattoos every artist has a slightly different process. I can only tell you how I work since no two tattooers works exactly the same. If you have any questions about your tattooer’s process I’m sure they would be happy to explain." (read the article)
These videos explore topics like:
Is there anything to worry about?
Were you ever afraid of getting a tattoo because of the risk of contracting viruses, or infections?
Or maybe you have a sensitive skin and get allergies easily?
Watch our videos to find out a little bit more about the risks associated with tattooing.
A lot of people wonder why tattoos are so expensive?! Even that little small cross on my wrist has to cost 80$?! In this video, we tried to explain why tattoo studios have a minimum charge and why does it cost so much!!!