How to Be a Tattoo Artist

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  1. How to Get Your Business Started
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    How to Get Your Business Started

  2. What Tools & Equipment Do You Need?
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    What Tools & Equipment Do You Need?

  3. How to Set a Tattoo Machine for Lining
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    How to Set a Tattoo Machine for Lining

  4. How to Set a Tattoo Machine for Shading
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    How to Set a Tattoo Machine for Shading

  5. How to Insert Needle in Tattoo Machine
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    How to Insert Needle in Tattoo Machine

  6. How to Tune & Work a Tattoo Machine
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    How to Tune & Work a Tattoo Machine

  7. How to Adjust Spring Tension on Machine
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    How to Adjust Spring Tension on Machine

  8. How to Draw on Skin
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    How to Draw on Skin

  9. How to Prepare Skin for a Tattoo
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    How to Prepare Skin for a Tattoo

  10. Where Can You Get Supplies?
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    Where Can You Get Supplies?

  11. How to Do Script & Calligraphy
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    How to Do Script & Calligraphy

  12. How to Practice Tattooing
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    How to Practice Tattooing

  13. How to Sterilize a Tattoo Needle
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    How to Sterilize a Tattoo Needle

  14. 5 Types of Tattoo Ink
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    5 Types of Tattoo Ink

  15. How to Set Up Your Tattoo Palette
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    How to Set Up Your Tattoo Palette

  16. How to Mix a Grey Wash for Shading
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    How to Mix a Grey Wash for Shading

  17. How to Bandage a Tattoo
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    How to Bandage a Tattoo

  18. How to Get an Apprenticeship
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    How to Get an Apprenticeship

  19. How to Be a Tattoo Apprentice
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    How to Be a Tattoo Apprentice

  20. How to Get a Tattoo License
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    How to Get a Tattoo License

  21. How to Fix a Bad Tattoo
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    How to Fix a Bad Tattoo

  22. How to Prepare Someone for First Tattoo
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    How to Prepare Someone for First Tattoo

  23. How to Care for Skin after Tattoo
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    How to Care for Skin after Tattoo

  24. How to Design a Flash Sheet
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    How to Design a Flash Sheet

  25. 3 Watercolor Techniques
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    3 Watercolor Techniques

  26. Why You Should Attend Tattoo Convention
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    Why You Should Attend Tattoo Convention

  27. How to Market Your Art at Conventions
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    How to Market Your Art at Conventions

  28. How to Be Tattoo Artist w/ James Vaughn
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    How to Be Tattoo Artist w/ James Vaughn

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  • James Vaughn

    James Vaughn is the most awarded tattoo artist on the East Coast. He specializes in neotraditional Japanese art and cover-ups and is the owner of Straight A Tattoo of Asheboro, NC and Emerald City Tattoo of Greensboro, NC.