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Forum: Chit Chat 24-12-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,365
Posted By -AIKO-
thanks!

thanks for the input guys!

in terms of size and shape mac books are above the grain. But until i'm earning more than 100 a week i can't afford one.

I had considered a tablet, as this fits my...
Forum: Chit Chat 13-12-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,365
Posted By -AIKO-
Lightbulb tech for tattooists?

Hey guys,

Firstly i have been thinking about buying a new laptop recently as my current laptop is no longer portable or battery friendly, so i've been looking into a new laptop.
I'm a junior...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 29-10-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,203
Posted By -AIKO-
150 sounds very cheap to me for a good machine,...

150 sounds very cheap to me for a good machine, i'd expect 250 up at least.
Consider that the more expensive it is the better quality the parts of the machine?

I got shouted at for weeks for...
Forum: Chit Chat 24-09-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,871
Posted By -AIKO-
Tattoo under-age fail!

Hi Guys,
Just to let you know i've rang the Mail on Sunday about the article they published about the 15 year old boy tattooing and the huge error they made concerning age. The editor told me they...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 24-09-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,474
Posted By -AIKO-
Angry Daily Mail tattoo ERROR!

Hi Guys,
Just to let you know i've rang the Mail on Sunday about the article they published about the 15 year old boy tattooing and the huge error they made concerning age. The editor told me they...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 13-09-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,356
Posted By -AIKO-
Thumbs up So sad to hear this! I was in the same position...

So sad to hear this!
I was in the same position earlier this year when i finished my 3 year apprentiship.
I left to work at the studio round the corner, its harder because now i have to wing it...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 13-09-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,124
Posted By -AIKO-
Cock-a-snook is great for neo traditional, quirky...

Cock-a-snook is great for neo traditional, quirky and old school work!
Forum: Conventions, Exhibitions and other Events 13-09-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,673
Posted By -AIKO-
Cool Tattoo Jam Masters ball fancy dress?

I'm super excited for tattoo jam! I will be attending the masters ball for the first time and i LOVE fancy dress!

I'm stuck for cool ideas, its halloween theme so i want to do something scarey!
...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 05-08-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,209
Posted By -AIKO-
i hope gender doesn't matter! my advise is too...

i hope gender doesn't matter! my advise is too get some pieces uploaded and ask other fellow apprentice lookers to criteque your work, see what standards your looking at etc.
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 05-08-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,138
Posted By -AIKO-
try some full colour pieces and work in different...

try some full colour pieces and work in different tattoo style such as japanese and lettering!
good luck!
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 05-08-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,788
Posted By -AIKO-
You got your first tattoo at 13? doesn't sound...

You got your first tattoo at 13? doesn't sound much like you understand much about tattooing laws, while your working on a portfolio please also read up about health and safety, laws and regulations...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 05-08-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,767
Posted By -AIKO-
You can only be registered per studio you work...

You can only be registered per studio you work in, not as an individual artist. So you must be workiing in a lisenced studio to be lisenced to work there in the first place, Plus if u want to move...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 05-08-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,804
Posted By -AIKO-
if you give up now and then 5-10 years down the...

if you give up now and then 5-10 years down the line and you still have good vision you'll be kicking yourself for not continuing! i say carry on at it, you love the craft so don't give up! some...
Forum: Jobs and Placements - Offered / Wanted Ads 01-08-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,904
Posted By -AIKO-
Thumbs up Guest artist position available

Mink Tattoo Coffee Bar in Middlesbrough North East England has a position available for a guest artist.
Our studio is brand new with top end facilities.
Take a look at our studio here:-

Welcome...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 20-07-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,170
Posted By -AIKO-
I had a part time job of 30 hours a week to...

I had a part time job of 30 hours a week to suppliment my apprentiship, i was lucky in that i didn't pay rent because my boss let me rent a room at his for free. But as soon as my working day at the...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 05-06-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,595
Posted By -AIKO-
occasionally i like to scan my work in and add a...

occasionally i like to scan my work in and add a digital background, you can download lots of textures and cool stained paper style effects which work really well. You don't need to fiddle with your...
Forum: Tattoo Talk 03-04-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,712
Posted By -AIKO-
Zed Le Head @ Divine Canvas. There are also...

Zed Le Head @ Divine Canvas. There are also several other great dotwork artists who you'd probably love!
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 20-03-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By -AIKO-
like someone else mentioned your colours are...

like someone else mentioned your colours are strong and fit very well, you have a good grasp of that, but in terms of shading i find the pieces very flat, particularly the womens faces.

Find a...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 20-03-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By -AIKO-
those swallows are a great idea, i love the...

those swallows are a great idea, i love the concept!
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 20-03-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,970
Posted By -AIKO-
Dr Rev has some serious balls! i appreciate the...

Dr Rev has some serious balls!
i appreciate the fact that he explains that half the spray is faked, he could of lied and said it was all fresh from the wound.

back to the spit shading i found...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 20-03-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By -AIKO-
i have seen something very simular to the top...

i have seen something very simular to the top design before. its from a flash sheet in the art of the mark artists flash set, cant remember the artists name.
Although the design is lovely, the...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 24-02-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,318
Posted By -AIKO-
these are super nice. you managed to give the...

these are super nice. you managed to give the kids such smooth flawless skin, kudos!
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 24-02-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,991
Posted By -AIKO-
The quality of your shading is nice and smooth,...

The quality of your shading is nice and smooth, my only advice would be to add more tones, make your darks darker and your lights lighter- or basically bump up the contrast! it gives sketches and...
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 19-02-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,276
Posted By -AIKO-
what are you looking for, did you post here for...

what are you looking for, did you post here for advice on your portfolio pieces?

if you'd like advice just ask. We're all in the same boat here.
Forum: Apprenticeships/Advice/New to Tattooing... 19-02-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,387
Posted By -AIKO-
terri gave some good advice, if you cant pick...

terri gave some good advice, if you cant pick your own, have someone else objectivly pick out your best work for you!
ask a tutor, advisor or another tattoo artist for help going through and picking...
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