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HOW DOES OUR PROGRAMM WORKS?

The  Art of Tattooing is a program that can be taken fully from home or in the shop. 

It is divided in 3 parts: 

  • 1 Theory online - all theoretical classes are recorded and ca be watched at your own time at home.

  • 2 Practical training online - all techniques are explained and followed by exercises to be done on fake skin and checked by your tutor over the course of 3 to 6 months.

  • 3 Studio Experience - 5 days (30h) of training in the shop under professional supervision on fake skin and one tattoo on real skin done in the shop, under professional supervision at the end of the 5 days.

YOU WILL ALSO GET

  • Continued Support  assistence from our team to check your development help you build up a professional portifolio to showcase your work to future clients or to apply for a position at an estabilished Tattoo Shop.

  • Tattoo Equipment when choosing the option "STUDIO EXPERIENCE" all equipment needed will be suplied for the 5 days training, so you dont need to bring anything to the shop; If you would like to bring the equipment home, it can be added afterwards.

ART OF TATTOOING AT LADY INK DUBLIN

Studio Experience 2023 dates:

July 24th - 28th 

Aug 14th- 18th

Oct  24th -28th

WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO LEARN

FUNDAMENTALS OF TATTOOING

  • Welcome to our space, how our program works (Why online classes and how to make the most of it)

  • What are the actual skills you need to develop (wheel of skills)

  • Equipment List, what do you really need

  • Types of machines which one is best for you

  • Inks 

  • Needles

  • The difference on tattoo style and technique

  • Biosafety: from cross contamination to inks regulamentation everything an artist must know to avoid serious mistakes.

  • First aids for the professional and others at a tattoo shop.

  • Setting your workstation up and taking it down in accordance with Biosafety measures.

  • Skin Physiology for Professional Tattoo Artists

  • Law and Regulamentation of profession and of tattoo shops (In Ireland, how to reasearch your area)

  • Drawing materials/ how to prepare a stencil

  •  How to apply a stencil on fake and real skin.

​      LINEWORK

  • Materials used

  • How to make a line

  • How to make a bold line

  • How to make a fine line

  • Checklist for a perfect line

     SHADING WITH ROUND NEEDLES

  • Material used for this technique.

  • ALL shading techniques

  • Use of dotwork to convey volume and texture 

       SHADING WITH MAGNUM NEEDLES

  • Types of needles used

  • Inks, Sumi, and diluentes

  • How to make a perfectly smooth shading

 

       COLOR

  • Inks:

  •  Color wheel, Color table.

  •  Define your pallete

  • Apply Color to a small area

  • Apply Color to a large area

  • How to make a smooth Color gradient

  • How to make a seamless Color transition

  • Use of white

HOW TO CORRECTLY PLACE A TATTOO

  • tattoo placement, body symmetry

  • Use of negative space

ADVANCED TATTOOING- these are workshops available to professional tattoo artists, you can enroll once you reach a satisfactory level on the basic skills 


 

 WATERCOLOUR 

 

 REALISM BLACK AND WHITE

 

 REALISM COLOR

 

 MICRO REALISM

 

 WHITE TATTOOS

 

COVER UP AND REMAKE OF OLD TATTOOS

 

SPECIAL FINE LINE

I WANT TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL TATTOO ARTIST IN 2023

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