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Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 07-12-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Ash Higham
I got my arm tattooed by Bez and before we...

I got my arm tattooed by Bez and before we started I was concerned that we wasn't following traditional subject matters, my main concern was putting japanese waves, usually associated with koi fish,...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 07-12-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Ash Higham
I'd disagree that it's just a matter of time,...

I'd disagree that it's just a matter of time, it's a matter of effort! Your realism work seems to be your strongest area, I might be biased as I love realism and it's all I do these days. But your...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 07-12-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By Ash Higham
hey, I do a lot of portrait tattoos so hopefully...

hey, I do a lot of portrait tattoos so hopefully I can offer some helpful advice. I never really practiced much with portraits on paper before tattooing but I understood them enough. It's really...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 07-12-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Ash Higham
Hi Joe, going to offer some advice here,...

Hi Joe, going to offer some advice here, hopefully it will point you in the right direction.

With your oriental pieces you're designing them to fit on what looks like A5 paper, usually Japanese...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 07-12-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Ash Higham
I'm gonna try and be more active on here and...

I'm gonna try and be more active on here and offer help and advice where I can, If I can help someone else develop enough to land an apprenticeship then I'll have paid a debt I owe to this community....
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 07-12-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By Ash Higham
It's really down the the shop owner/mentor, I...

It's really down the the shop owner/mentor, I know a few people who worked a few days a week at their job and a few at the shop. I personally did 2 days per week, my days off from my full time job,...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 05-12-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By Ash Higham
I started out on these forums, tattooing now, keep at it!

Hey guys it's been a long time since I posted on here, It's very easy to move past these forums I think once you've got into the industry but this place was vital to me becoming a tattooist. I wanted...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 31-10-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,090
Posted By Ash Higham
I've drawn one of my own tattoos and taken it to...

I've drawn one of my own tattoos and taken it to a tattooist before, I didn't really feel like i was getting my monies worth. What I'd recommend is give it to your artist in writing, and see how they...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 30-10-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,340
Posted By Ash Higham
i love it

i love it
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 28-10-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,514
Posted By Ash Higham
can we see some of your illustrations? it may be...

can we see some of your illustrations? it may be better to see how capable you may be from an objective point of view rather than concerning yourself with machines,
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 15-10-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,121
Posted By Ash Higham
tria markers are really good, they're about 3 for...

tria markers are really good, they're about 3 for 10quid off the letraset website, the ink is the same as promarker I think, which are good, just the nibs are a bit shit on the promarkers, tria are a...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 14-10-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 526,712
Posted By Ash Higham
http://sphotos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/4635...

http://sphotos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/46351_10152169329125463_779196414_n.jpg

trying a turn of direction lately, not used oil in a while, trying to focus on faces, so I did this today, I'm...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 06-10-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,398
Posted By Ash Higham
Tom smith is awesome, you've done awesome here...

Tom smith is awesome, you've done awesome here cap, really nice design
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 06-10-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,413
Posted By Ash Higham
guessing on the pics and the fact that you use...

guessing on the pics and the fact that you use paint i think your biggest concern mate is research. You really need to be proactive about finding out what the best mediums are for each style of...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 06-10-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,860
Posted By Ash Higham
I'm not a tattooist but I hear great things about...

I'm not a tattooist but I hear great things about the workhorse clip cables which area easily available in the uk, if you're really set on those I think you're gonna have to buy from America

Ash
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 03-10-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,935
Posted By Ash Higham
If it's for a uni project I wouldn't worry too...

If it's for a uni project I wouldn't worry too much about practical capabilities of the machine, your lecturer isn't gonna go home and ink his wife with it :)
What you could do if you have to...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 26-09-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,928
Posted By Ash Higham
yeah theres a lot that needs working on before...

yeah theres a lot that needs working on before you should be considering touching skin, be the best you can, not bare minimum to put a flash design on someone. work on your linework and shading, try...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 12-09-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,433
Posted By Ash Higham
he sounds like a right cunt. move to another...

he sounds like a right cunt. move to another studio or look into setting up your own shop
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 11-09-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,331
Posted By Ash Higham
haha fair enough man, I'm from the shit side of...

haha fair enough man, I'm from the shit side of manchester so we're all on guard. I agree with the manners thing, but he is from London :P
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 11-09-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 526,712
Posted By Ash Higham
love it cap'n

love it cap'n
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 11-09-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,331
Posted By Ash Higham
you're just picking on everything you can now,...

you're just picking on everything you can now, lighten up. In terms of christmas dinner I was meaning more of the table etiquette bullshit. but feel free to have another dig, welcome to the forums...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 11-09-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,331
Posted By Ash Higham
going completely off topic, Crook tbh a lot of...

going completely off topic, Crook tbh a lot of people on here are aspiring artists therefore need an excuse to draw their own stuff and not purchase other's work. What I'd suggest is maybe get on...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 11-09-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,331
Posted By Ash Higham
cause it's a forum, not Christmas dinner

cause it's a forum, not Christmas dinner
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 10-09-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,331
Posted By Ash Higham
Just an apprentice trying to make some cash dude

Just an apprentice trying to make some cash dude
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 04-09-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,681
Posted By Ash Higham
all my favourites are self taught, but they're...

all my favourites are self taught, but they're not know it alls who think tattooing is a last resort as they've lost a job.
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