Tattoo Artist

    illustrations & body modifictions

Education is not necessary for being a tattoo artist but many pursue a degree in Illustration and Graphic Design.

Individuals must first complete a tattooing apprenticeship before they can begin their tattooing career.

Task that a tattoo artist has are cleaning the equipment, making sure their stations are tidy, keeping track of their portfolio, keeping track of their clients, and light bookkeeping.

Also materials that a tattoo artist need are gloves, ens, tattoo machine guns, ink, sterilization kits etc.

Massachusetts, New York and California -- $38,000, $37,000 and $36,000 per year, respectively. Those in Florida made closer to the industry average at $29,000 annually. And tattoo artists in Kentucky, Oklahoma and South Dakota earned somewhat less at $27,000, $26,000 and $25,000, respectively

Tattoo artist may work in studios sometimes they have their own shops. Many apprenticeships start working with a professional in their shop/ studio.

Ami James was born on April 6, 1972 in Israel. He has been a resident of Miami since he was 12 years old, Before achieving his popularity as a tattoo artist, James was in the Israel Defense Forces. It was only at the age of 20 that James started focusing on his amazing gift. His artistic skills do not end at tattoo art, as he has also designed cellular phone models for Motorola. He is the co-owner of Deville USA and Miami Ink, a tattoo shop in Miami, Florida.

Born on March 8th, 1982 in Nuevo Leon Mexico, At the age of 14, she got her first tattoo, an English J on her ankle. It was then when she discovered her talent for art and in 1996, she picked up the machine and started honing her craft.


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