"Advanced"

Theoretical course

Part 1. 

  • History of artistic tattoos

  • Basic definitions in tattooing

  • Different styles in tattooing

  • What requirements should the tattoo artist meet 

  • Skin structure and features of the distribution of pigment in the skin 

  • Violations of technology and possible consequences affecting the quality of the result

  • The difference between artistic tattoo and permanent make-up. 

 

  • Types of equipment. Security

  • Consultation with the client, preparation for the work

  • Contra-indications

  • First aid kit

  • Safety precautions for a tattoo artist

  • Aftercare (checklist for a customer)

 

  • Possible complications, their causes and how to overcome them

  • Organization of the workplace. Septic and antiseptic

  • Anesthesia (application). Methods, tools and their application

  • Color wheel. Colouristics

  • Combining of drawings, building of a multifunctional background composition

  • Skin colour types. Their impact on the result of the applied drawing

  • The legal basis for applying a permanent pattern to the skin.

Agreement with customer

2. Theoretical course. 

     Part 2. 

  • Classification of pigments by composition and structure

  • Types of equipment, differences between them and their technical properties. 

Settings and specifics of the devices 

  • Techniques and methods of application (flat and round needles) :

- technique for making contour lines;

- shading technique with contour lines;

  • shading technique while shadows overlay.

 

 

 

3. Practical course. 

    Part 1: Practicing on training board (artificial leather) 

  • Preparation of the workplace 

  • Preparation (adjustment) of equipment for work

  • Selection and preparation of the sketch, the rules of a drawing transfer onto the body

  • Techniques:

- Lining the contour;

- Shadows overlay;

- Coloring;

- Mixed techniques.

  • Individual training under the supervision of a teacher

  • Evaluation and review of the difficult moments

 

4. Practical course. 

  Part 2: Practicing on a model: « BLACK AND WHITE TATTOO »  

  • Preparation of the workplace by yourself

  • Selection and preparation of the sketch, transferring of a drawing onto the body

  • Making a tattoo under the supervision of a teacher

  • Evaluation and review of the difficult moments

 

5. Practical course. Practicing on a model.      

 Part 2.1: Topic is «Color tattoo» (this block is an option)

  • Preparation of the workplace by yourself

  • Selection and preparation of the sketch, transferring of a drawing onto the body

  • Making a tattoo by yourself

  • Evaluation and study of the difficult moments

  • Summarizing. Answering the questions

 

6.  Follow up course: Advertising and promotion in social networks

    TOPIC: «How to sell oneself?» 

  • Instagram profile analysis, how to create a Bio 

  • Content concept, style, texts

  • Stories – how often to post and what to talk about

  • A website – do you need it? How to create it fast

  • Analysis of the psychotype of an average person, what to refer to when advertising

  • Advertising budget, percentage of revenue, how to plan (programs)

TOPIC: «How to open your own tattoo shop» (additional information) 

  • Developing of conception

  • Defining your target audience

  • Searching of premises

  • Searching of tattoo artists (where to find) 

  • Repair and equipment of the studio

  • Lighting and minimal set of equipment

  • Teambuilding

  • Accounting and control programs 

 

7.  Final exam. Upon completion of the course

  • Topic: Tattoo theory - 10 topics consisting of 3 questions each 

  • Practice: Practicing on a model - 1 model, with a supervision of a tattoo artist

"BASIC"

Theoretical course

Part 1. 

  • History of artistic tattoos

  • Basic definitions in tattooing

  • Different styles in tattooing

  • What requirements should the tattoo artist meet 

  • Skin structure and features of the distribution of pigment in the skin 

  • Violations of technology and possible consequences affecting the quality of the result

  • The difference between artistic tattoo and permanent make-up. 

 

  • Types of equipment. Security

  • Consultation with the client, preparation for the work

  • Contra-indications

  • First aid kit

  • Safety precautions for a tattoo artist

  • Aftercare (checklist for a customer)

 

  • Possible complications, their causes and how to overcome them

  • Organization of the workplace. Septic and antiseptic

  • Anesthesia (application). Methods, tools and their application

  • Color wheel. Colouristics

  • Combining of drawings, building of a multifunctional background composition

  • Skin colour types. Their impact on the result of the applied drawing

  • The legal basis for applying a permanent pattern to the skin.

Agreement with customer

2. Theoretical course. 

     Part 2. 

  • Classification of pigments by composition and structure

  • Types of equipment, differences between them and their technical properties. 

Settings and specifics of the devices 

  • Techniques and methods of application (flat and round needles) :

- technique for making contour lines;

- shading technique with contour lines;

  • shading technique while shadows overlay.

 

 

 

3. Practical course. 

    Part 1: Practicing on training board (artificial leather) 

  • Preparation of the workplace 

  • Preparation (adjustment) of equipment for work

  • Selection and preparation of the sketch, the rules of a drawing transfer onto the body

  • Techniques:

- Lining the contour;

- Shadows overlay;

- Coloring;

- Mixed techniques.

  • Individual training under the supervision of a teacher

  • Evaluation and review of the difficult moments

 

4. Practical course. 

  Part 2: Practicing on a model: « BLACK AND WHITE TATTOO »  

  • Preparation of the workplace by yourself

  • Selection and preparation of the sketch, transfering of a drawing onto the body

  • Making a tattoo under the supervision of a teacher

  • Evaluation and review of the difficult moments

  

5.  Final exam. 

      Upon completion of the course

  • Topic: Tattoo theory - 10 topics consisting of 3 questions each 

  • Practice: Practicing on a model - 1 model, with a supervision of a tattoo artist

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