Before starting any full time profession, you must know some basic things. These include stuff that you’ll need and skills you need to acquire. Same goes with tattoo designing. It is a very meticulous profession. You have to be very much vigilant while performing this task. A minor flaw in your expertise can be a lifetime regret for someone. So, for addressing all these issues, we brought to you this basic guide. It will help you in getting to know what things you need. You will also get to know about the skill set you need to acquire. Following these steps will be very helpful for you as you start working on your tattoo designing projects.
Equipment that you need
Before starting any profession, you should know about the basic equipment required. Tattoo designing includes a lot of high tech machinery. Here is some stuff that is a must have for every tattoo artist.
Let’s start from a liner machine for tattoo designing. A good liner machine will help you get a prominent starter line for your tattoo. Once you get an initial prominent starter, you can shade or color it according to your clients’ choice.
You also need to get a good thermal printer for printing out the designs of your choice.
You should have a good supply of printing papers. Choose the highest quality papers that give you vibrant results. This will ease you out while you trace it out on skin.
In addition to all these, you should have stencils with you to trace out the design. Stencils allow effective transfer of design on skin.
These are basic equipment required. There is other equipment too but once you have these in stock, you are good to go. [Read more…]