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Tattoo Artists

Tips for Entry

Follow famous tattoo artists on Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook to learn about the field and to see how they market themselves and interact with their fans

Practice drawing and other forms of art daily to build your skills and hand-eye coordination. Continue to learn about different drawing and tattoo styles to expand your knowledge.

Be willing to relocate—especially if you live in a small town or a rural area. It may open more opportunities.

Contact your local and state licensing agencies to learn more about licensing requirements for tattoo artists in your area.

Try to find a mentor to help you develop your skills and better understand the tattoo industry.

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