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What to include in tattoo portfolio

What to Include in a Tattoo Portfolio

Inside: What to Include in a Tattoo Portfolio. What is a Tattoo Portfolio? Showcases all the drawings, sketches, and pictures of finished tattoo work to let people know about your tattoo style and to book your tattoo services. What should be included in a tattoo portfolio? Highlight Your Creativity and Unique Concept Ideas Showcase Your […] Read more…

Touch Up

When to get a Tattoo Touch Up

Inside: What is a Tattoo Touch Up & When To Get One? What is a Tattoo Touch Up? A touch-up essentially means tattooing over your existing tattoo to fix any problems with it. Unlike getting a new tattoo, a touch-up usually involves adding small details or a bit of color to the existing ink. They’re typically quick jobs that don’t require you to spend […] Read more…

Tattoo Placement

Tattoo Placement

Inside: Tattoo Placement Tips to Consider When Deciding Tattoo Placement Cut it out. A good way to get an idea of tattoo placement is to take a printed version of the image you want and try moving it around on your body. Roll up some tape on the back of the paper and try sticking it […] Read more…

Tebori Tattoo

What is A Tebori Tattoo?

Inside: What is Tebori? What does Tebori mean? Tebori is traditional Japanese hand tattooing. Many artists praise it for its ability to create subtle gradations of tone that are difficult to achieve with a machine. The word tebori comes from te meaning ‘hand’ and hori or horu, ‘to carve, sculpt or inscribe. How long does […] Read more…

Areola Tattoo

Why Do Women Get Areola Tattoos?

Inside: Areola Tattoo definition & Inspiration.  What is an Areola Tattoo + Why get one? A nipple and areola tattoo can be done after breast and nipple reconstruction surgery. It will help recreate your nipple and areola and complete your breast reconstruction. If you don’t have a nipple reconstruction procedure, the nipple will be flat, […] Read more…

Temporary Tattoo Ideas

What is a Temporary Tattoo?

Inside: What is a Temporary Tattoo and How To get One. What is a Temporary Tattoo? Temporary tattoos are temporary image designs placed onto the skin to mimic the real tattoos. The temporary designs are generally printed onto a sheet of paper. How long does a temporary tattoo last? Temporary tattoos typically last from three days to several weeks. This is […] Read more…

Tribal Tattoos

Different Tribal Tattoo + Styles

Inside: Different Tribal Tattoo + Styles. What are Tribal Tattoos? Tribal tattoos are traditionally used for aesthetics, spiritual beliefs, and markings for a ritual passage (badge of honor) for men and women, particularly tribal warriors. … Meanwhile, modern tribal tattoo designs are derived from Aztec, Polynesian, Iban, Samoan, and Maori influences. Tribal Tattoo Meanings Tribal tattoos‘ meaning will change from culture to […] Read more…

What is tattoo pigment made of?

What Is Tattoo Pigment Made From?

Inside: Tattoo Pigment What is Tattoo Ink? Tattoo inks consist of pigments combined with a carrier and are used in tattooing. Tattoo inks are available in a range of colors that can be thinned or mixed together to produce other colors and shades. What is tattoo pigment made of? Pigments are what give tattoos the […] Read more…

Ornamental Tattoo Ideas

Ornamental Tattoo Styling

Inside: Ornamental Tattoo Definition. What is an Ornamental Tattoo? The ornamental style of tattooing imitates wood carvings on the body. These images consist of lines, spirals, waves, and crosses, often united in patterns. Such drawings look especially beautiful on a large scale, but small ornamental tattoos can also be successfully done. Ornamental Tattoo Meaning Ornamental tattoos, first of all, […] Read more…

Types of Permanent Makeup

Permanent Makeup Styles + Techniques

Inside: Permanent Makeup Styles & How Are They Applied?  What is Permanent Makeup? Permanent makeup is a cosmetic technique that employs tattoos as a means of producing designs that resemble makeup, such as eye lining and other permanent enhancing colors to the skin of the face, lips, and eyelids. How long does permanent makeup last? […] Read more…

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