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How to Pick a Tattoo Font

Learn how to pick a tattoo font from the experts at Area 51 tattoo studio in this Howcast tattoo video.


Hi, my name is Chris 51. I specialize in what I like to call "Hyper Realism Tattooing". And my name is Joshua South. I'm the head instructor here at Area 51 in Springfield, Oregon. To find out more information, visit Let's talk tattoos.

Hi, I'm Joshua South. I'm here to talk with you about choosing a font for your new tattoo. In this day and age, choosing a font for your new tattoo is easier than ever. By using a computer program, you simply write the text out, highlight the text and scroll through countless options. When you find the style that you like, print it out. Here's the trick: once the text has been printed you need to tweak it and adjust it a little and give it your own special flare. This is the part that sets every artist apart. One person will do it one way where another will do it completely different.

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