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Tattoo Care – Caring for Your New Tattoo!

Hello Everyone,  Just some information on caring for that fresh ink you just had done.  Here are some helpful steps: You first want to remove the bandage 2-4 hours after you receive the tattoo and gently wash it with soap … Continue reading

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Tattoo School – What & Why?

Why Tattoo School? In today’s society, aspiring Tattoo Artists are starting to have a few more options when it comes to preparing themselves for their careers.  Apprenticing in an actual tattoo shop isn’t as reliable as it used to be. … Continue reading

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Tattoo Numbing Agents, what are they all about?

What It’s Made of? Most tattoo numbing creams utilize either lidocaine or prilocaine, or a mixture of both. Lidocaine and prilocaine are both topical anesthetics used commonly in medical procedures. They may be injected or as in this case, may be applied … Continue reading

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Comparing Tattoo Schools

When it comes to finding a trade school for a tattooing career, we know how difficult it can be. The tattoo industry for the most part is a struggle to get into when you don’t have any experience in the trade. … Continue reading

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Kat Von D – The Lady Superstar

Kat Von D’s grandmother and the Latino culture of Los Angeles were major influences on her tattoo art and style. She began listening to the Ramones, Misfits and other punk rock bands at the age of 12. She got her … Continue reading

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History of Tattooing

Hi Everyone, We here at A.R.T. wanted to share a little History of Tattooing. Tattoos have been used for all kinds of purposes ever since the dawn of time. Over the years, they have served as symbols of rights, symbols of … Continue reading

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Dave Navarro; Host of Ink Masters

Dave Navarro’s respect for the art and culture of tattooing makes him a decent pic to host and judge Ink Master. With his six-string skills best described as a merger between heavy metal, psychedelia, and modern rock, Navarro is one of … Continue reading

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Ami James – One Colorful New Yorker

James lived in both Israel and Egypt as a child, and spent much of his childhood without his father who left the family when James was four years old. Suffering from severe attention deficit disorder, James explains that he was … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Have An Infected Tattoo

When you get a tattoo, the most important part of getting any ink is the aftercare. Its cruicial to make sure you care for you new ink properly. Any infected tattoo should not be taken lightly! If you suspect your … Continue reading

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Guy’s Top Tips On Finding Tattoo Kits

So here are some tips on Tattoo “Kits” Question: Where can you find a good one? Answer: There are none. If you’re going to buy a kit just know it should just be for practice. The machines and the ink … Continue reading

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