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Helpful Items for Traveling Tattoo Artists

Whether you're getting ready to make a guest appearance at another shop or hit the road for a convention, you'll need a portable arsenal of tattoo supplies to practice your craft when you get where you're going. It's important to choose the right gear to carry your supplies, so you're organized and traveling as light as possible while still ensuring that your most important tools are at your fingertips. We cover what to pack, what to pack it in, and more...

Choosing the Best Tattoo Ink for You

As a new tattoo artist getting started or even an established artist looking to make a change, how do you choose the best tattoo ink brand for you and your clients? There are so many great brands on the market today, each touting similar benefits, yet they are different from each other in distinguishable ways if you take a closer look. In our Choosing the Best Tattoo Ink for You article, we walk you through finding the right combinations of features, recommendations and trial and error to pinpoint the brand of tattoo ink made for you without spending a fortune trying out different brands of...

Differences Between Tattoo Ink Brands

What are the key differences between the top 14 tattoo ink brands? What similarities do they share, and what sets them apart from each other? In this week's installment of our Tattoo Ink Series , we talk about factors like ink type, composition, country of manufacture, ink color variety, and innovation, and how they relate to the best tattoo ink brands in the world...

Top Brands in the Golden Age of Tattoo Inks

For thousands of years, humans have used tattoos to commemorate milestones, remember loved ones and display social status. The pigments used to create tattoos were once crude and rudimentary, but tattoo inks have come a long way since their primitive beginnings. Ink manufacturers are creating a whole new generation of sterile, socially-responsible pigments to meet the ever-changing expectations of the modern day tattoo collector--someone who's part of mainstream society, health-conscious, concerned about animal rights, and all-around a catalyst for a new era of tattoo inks. The Golden Age...

New Tattoo Care

How do you take care of a new tattoo? Whether this is your first tattoo or you just need a refresher, we'll describe how to properly care for your healing ink...

How to Choose a Tattoo Artist

There are many things that a person should take into consideration when choosing a tattoo artist. If this is your first tattoo, you need to be even more cautious. It is imperative that you do your research to ensure that you are safe and the quality of your tattoo is not compromised by shady practices.

Options, Benefits & Tips for Using Tattoo Practice Skin

In this article, we talk about the best types of tattoo practice skin, which include Precision 2nd Skin Tattoo Practice Skin and A Pound of Flesh tattoo practice body parts. We also explain the benefits of each of these options and how to use them to practice your tattooing skills and create salable works of art.

Cheyenne Hawk Tattoo Machines & Professional Tattoo Equipment

The Cheyenne Hawk tattoo machine was built to very exacting specifications for precision artists who want to work with responsive machines they can control fully and easily. Cheyenne Hawk machines provide all the benefits of rotary tattoo machines, but without sacrificing the feedback response found with coil machines. Learn about the history of Cheyenne, the different models and supplementary equipment available, technical specifications, where to find helpful Cheyenne resources, and more in this article.