A tattoo is nothing more than ink deposited under the skin. How it gets there is another matter all together. The following will be an overview of how modern tattooing, achieves the desired effects. Once the tattoo gun is set up, cleaned and disinfected, clean sterile needles are installed in the needle tube. The needles are not hollow, and are approximately. 1 inch long, and soldered upon a needle bar. For outlining a single needle is used, or 3 needles soldered together, Read More
Many people marvel at how beautiful Chinese letters are, as a result it is now very popular to have words or phrases tattooed in Chinese letters. It makes for exceptional art work. One note of caution, make sure that you’re one hundred percent sure that the Chinese words translate to the phrase you originally requested, we’ve heard some very interesting stories of people being tattooed with offensive Chinese words, it can be expensive to remove tattoos of this nature. Read More
The bane of the tattoo world is the shadowy, unprofessional person called the “scratcher.” A scratcher is somebody who: a. Does not have the proper training in either tattoo art or of running a professional operation b. Does not know and/or care to use responsible sterilization methods C. Promises to provide tattooing services for an incredibly low fee, for free, or in exchange for drugs Read More
The tattooist uses a gun that’s about the same size as the drill a dentist would use. The number of needles it holds at one time depends on how much ink needs to be deposited to achieve the desired effect. Your skin has two layers: the dermis and the epidermis. The epidermis is the surface layer, and the dermis is underneath. The ink is deposited about a millimeter under the skin in the dermis. Read More
Ten Signs You Are in the Right Tattoo Shop. Never select an artist who can not produce some kind of portfolio. A photo album of tattoos done on living skin should be provided for you to look at in the… Read More
Animal Tattoos. Animals are chosen as tattoos for many reasons. It may be just because you happen to like the four-legged fuzzy creature. It may be because you need to commemorate the… Read More
Tattoo Ink and Basic Inking Styles. Tattoo ink isn’t really ink. It’s a combination of pigments suspended in a carrier solution. Unfortunately there is no real way to know what is in tattoo… Read More
The Science of Tattoos and The Tattoo Gun. Early tattooing techniques seem quite barbaric by today’s standards. South American tribes scratched or pricked at the skin and then smeared… Read More
Ocean and River Life Tattoos. The most popular oceanic tattoos are fish, whales, crabs and dolphins. Fish are associated with messiahs and saviors. The ithycus fish, which is a… Read More
Oil-Itch-Relief Method From Blue Dragon Tattoos – Tattoo Aftercare. For effortless healing of your new tattoo please follow these directions carefully. Leave sterile dressing covering tattooed… Read More
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