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Articles Index

Tattoo Aftercare: How to Take Care of Your New Tattoo

Tattoo aftercare tips and advice.

How to Discover Talented Tattoo Artists

Tips for Discovering Hidden Talent

How to Design Your Own Tattoo

How to Design Your Own Tattoo

How To Build an Impressive Art Portfolio to Find a Tattoo Apprenticeship

If you want to be a tattoo artist, you need to find an apprenticeship so you can be trained. But finding an apprenticeship is just like trying to find a job - you have to make a good impression. One of the ways you can impress a prospective mentor is with a great art portfolio. This how-to will show you what you need to create one and what not to do that could hurt your chances at getting an apprenticeship.

How to Take a Good Clean Picture of Your Tattoo

Taking a good, clean picture of your tattoo doesn't have to be difficult, but there are a lot of common mistakes people make that result in bad quality photos. Here's some tips on taking a shot of your tattoo that does the artist's work justice.

How To Look Like Kat Von D for Halloween

Kat Von D's wild popularity and signature fashion style makes her a great candidate for flattering imitation this Halloween. There is only one Kat Von D, but many of us can have fun being Kat for a day! Here's how to do it.

How To Become a Tattoo Artist

If you want to become a tattoo artist, there's a little more to it than just learning how to operate a tattoo machine. These quick tips will get you started in the right direction to becoming a professional and successful tattoo artist.

How To Prepare For a Tattoo

a simple how to on preparing for a new tattoo and have yourself in the best of shape before getting inked.

How To Care For a New Tattoo

a simple how to on caring for a new tattoo, prevent infection, and keep your tattoo looking beautiful.

How To Choose a Tattoo Design

a simple how to on choosing a design for your new tattoo and where to look for examples and pictures.

How To Survive Your First Tattoo

a simple how to on surviving your first tattoo, from your about.com guide

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