We went over shading, and shading techniques today. I enjoyed learning how to properly shade with a tattoo machine, and now I feel more confident in my abilities and know I will only get better as time progresses. This school is so much fun, and we actually do learn a lot in a short period of time. I once had an apprenticeship at a tattoo . . . → Read More: Learned more in 4 days at TattSchool than at actual apprenticeship!
Today we went over on how to properly tune a machine. We went over the different parts of a tattoo machine, how they work, and what to listen for when tuning it. We also had the opportunity to practice on dead pig skin, and we learned the correct way of lining a stencil we placed on the pig foot. It was a very fun, and . . . → Read More: This is a great learning environment…
Today was a ok day i have to work on whipping my needle so i can blend better. im gonna work on it at home and see what tomorrow brings. James is the best teacher we have had they should give him a raise!
I like using the pig skin and getting a real feel for how to work the needle. Seeing how the colors blend in the skin is exciting!