tattoo advice

  1. N

    Hi, 10 years tattooing experiencing smthng new.

    I feel totally embarrassed to post this, but I haven't been able to figure out what's wrong. I've been tattooing since 2012 using a swisstattoo rotary machine. Never had a single issue. In January I've decided it's time to try something new and I bought myself the much talked about cheyenne...
  2. Jxsho

    Tell me how my work is?

    I taught myself how to tatto around a year ago and I was just wondering if my work is any good in someone elses perspective. When I first started I was using the dragon hawk mast and was tatting on my own legs and arm (in the pics) and around 6-7 months ago I upgraded to the cheyenne hawk...
  3. wtfnatsalene

    Need advice!

    Hi! Ive been wanting to start tattooing for a couple years now and bought a rotary machine and have been practicing on some fake skin and fruit! I tried giving myself tattoos (Don't think they're good but just wanted to see what it would feel like on real skin and no regrets cause I will get...
  4. S

    HELP - TATTO SEEMS INFECTED

    Hey guys! So I got my 3rd tattoo this year from the same artist (same parlor, ink, everything) but it seems like my tattoo has trouble healing this time. What worries me the most is a small part where the scab is gone and the flesh underneath is greenish. It doesn't oozes or anything but the...
  5. Iromero93

    Advice with paper towels ...

    Hey guys, So I was finally done with this tattoo... excited to take pics and booom zoom in and you see small little paper debris and just looks bad. (Maybe can’t see in this pics as it was scaled down). But I added water and soap and wiped but same thing happens. What brand do you guys use? I...
  6. Katiekambria

    New aspiring tattooist here ?

    Hiiii fellow artists. Newbie here. I’m Katie. 26. I’ve been an artist my entire life and have been stuck in the restaurant industry most of my years. Quarantine has ignited my fire of going after the career I’ve always dreamed of. I’m here to absorb as much knowledge about the craft as I can...
  7. V

    Tattoo pen machine.

    Hello everybody! :) I wanted to do this since I was in my early teenage years (I'm 24) and now I have finally decided to buy myself a tattoo pen machine. When it comes to tattoos I prefer outline, dot, sketch, glitch, abstract and geometric. Based on the above, can you please recommend me which...
  8. M

    Ink doesnt go in skin, needle blocks

    Hi, Im new with coil machines. I recently bought a lauro paolini liner tattoo machine. I tried so many speeds so many volts, I dont understand what is going on. When I pass the needle on the skin, I cant have a line. It kinda blocks in the skin like without any smoothness. Plus, the ink doesnt...
  9. MadameA23

    Whats the pubic area like to work on?

    I'm not sure if my post actually posted yesterday. What is the pubic area on a guy like to tattoo? It is similar to handle as the stomach? Or is there more to lean on? I did struggle with a stomach piece lately I'm worried this might be the same. Any tips? (I have somone sitting in with me if...
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