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How to Shade a Tattoo

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How to Shade a Tattoo

Shading a Tattoo Shading well makes a huge difference in the quality of a tattoo. Properly done, it gives life to a tattoo and keeps it from appearing as flat and dull. This is a skill that takes years to refine and many artists develop unique techniques that make them stand out from the crowd. If you are newer to the industry, take a look at some tried and true tips below.  Choosing the Right MachineIf you're shading a small area, a 10 coil machine is one of your best options. For shading larger areas, you'll want to use a 12...

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