The sting of a tattoo needle isn't your only option for cool one-of-a-kind tattoos. Use your computer to create a masterpiece for your skin.
You will need
- Word-processing program
- Internet access
- Temporary-tattoo printer paper
- High-resolution image (optional)
Step 1 Open a new document Open your word-processing program and create a new document.
Step 2 Insert graphic Insert a graphic into the blank document from a clip art file, scanned image, or the internet.
Choose an image with a high resolution to ensure that your tattoo isn’t blurry when printed.
Step 3 Resize image Resize the image to fit the area of your body it will be applied to.
Step 4 Insert paper into printer Insert a sheet temporary tattoo printer paper into your printer.
Put only one piece of paper in the printer at a time to keep the paper from jamming or smearing.
Step 5 Print and let dry Print your image and let it dry for a few minutes.
Step 6 Follow directions Follow the manufacturer’s directions for application and sport your new ‘ink’ with attitude.
Did You Know:
The tattoo machine was invented in 1891 by Samuel O’Reilly using an engraving machine built by Thomas Edison as his inspiration.