by: Mirka Hurtado
Being a tattoo artist isn't just about being able to draw. There is many things to it. The person must be capable of dealing with many different types of personalities.
You must be able to concentrate and let your creativity out. It takes about 3 years to learn the craft. Most people learn by being an apprentice. You must have a high school diploma with credits in art. In the end you may end up having your own Tattoo Shop. Your usual income is $15,000 to more than $50,000 depending on number of costumers.