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Six Very Basic Tattoo Equipment and Supply List

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Six Very Basic Tattoo Equipment and Supply List

So you have made up your mind to go professional as a tattoo artist. There are a lot of things you will need to purchase in your chosen field of work. Here is a look at different tattoo equipment and supplies that you need to purchase. Tattoo Chair:  This piece of furniture is very similar to the chair that you would find in a dentist’s office or a doctor’s examination office. They are basically made in such a way that the customer will not be uncomfortable while they have to sit in the same position for a long period of...

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Tattoo Equipment and Supplies List

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Tattoo Equipment and Supplies List

If you are looking to be a tattoo artist, there is a lot of equipment you will need to purchase. Below is a list of some of these essential items. Tattoo Machines (Sometimes called tattoo guns)There are 2 main machines used for tattooing; one is for lining, another is for black and grey shading, while sometimes artists may use a third machine for color shading.Beginners should use aluminum or steel machines, as they are lighter than their copper and iron counterparts. Its up to your preference.Tattoo Parts1. Power supply: Main power unit that runs your tattoo machine2. Foot switch3. Spring...

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Quick Guide to Tattoo Ink Selection

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Quick Guide to Tattoo Ink Selection

Getting a tattoo is an exciting prospect for many. Since this is likely to be a permanent feature on their body, it’s important that you, the professional artist, do as much as you can to ensure that it gets done correctly. In addition to helping your client to pick the right design, it’s also important that you choose the correct type of ink for the procedure. Some of the variables you can use to guide you in doing this include:  Reputation of the manufacturer  When making a decision on what type of tattoo ink to get, it’s important to consider...

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Tattoo Ink

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Tattoo Ink

  Tattoo ink comes in a variety of colors and thicknesses from a whole plethora of sources. There are hundreds of companies providing ink but is there really any difference between them? Absolutely; inks can come in two forms those mixed using plastic polymers or those mixed with water. As to which is considered the best tattoo ink. Most artists have their own preference based on experience, some prefer thicker, some thinner, others simply buy the popular brand because their favorite artists use it. Generally tattoo ink is made of a powdered pigment of some form, this should not be...

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