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Biogenetic Tattoos: Inks with DNA
Tattoos could now contain DNA from loved ones

Tattoo inks have been perfected in amazing ways with new technologies. And this company has created a product that can include DNA! Do you want to know more? Learn more here.

Ignorant Tattoo, a style to break rules
A very controversial tattoo style

New tattoo styles are emerging and the Ignorant Tattoo is one of them. We’ll tell you about a style whose only rule is sloppiness.

Tattoo Styles not recommended for beginners
If you are a beginner tattooist, do not start with these styles

We tell you which are the least recommended tattoo styles for beginners and why it is better that you do not start tattooing these styles.

The Brutal Black Project: when pain is the protagonist
What is this controversial experience about?

Brutality, savagery, pain and more pain. That's what this experience is about. Do you want to learn more?

Sailor Jerry, the sailors' tattoo artist
Who is he and why is he so important to tattooing

Many artists are considered pioneers in the world of tattooing, but this artist was undoubtedly one of the most important. Who is Sailor Jerry?

Minimalism: Fine-Line tattoos
What is this style about? How is it related to Old School?

For discreet and subtle tattoos, fine-line tattoos are a great option. Do you want to learn more?

New School tattoos, an Old School remake?
What is this style about? How is it related to Old School?

New School Tattoos, an Old School remake? What is this style about? How is it related to Old School?

How to make a tattoo design?
Tips for creating your own designs

The question for every tattoo artist when starting out is how to design a tattoo? No worries, we’ll tell you how.

Do tattoos improve self-esteem?
Myths and truths about tattoos in diabetic people

Feeling good with yourself is essential, but can tattoos contribute to this? A psychologist explains why.

Diabetic people, should they get tattooed?
Myths and truths about tattoos in diabetic people

There are many myths about whether people with diabetes should get tattoos, but how true is this?

How to tattoo realistic eyes
Everything you need to know about realistic eyes tattoos

Do you dare to tattoo realistic eyes? Learn all the methodology and technique to master realistic tattooing by the hand of professional tattooist Coreh López.

Tattoos in the Yakuza culture
How to make express but stylish?

Tattoos in the Yakuza culture What is the Yakuza world about, and why are tattoos so important in that Japanese culture? Learn more here.

Flash tattoo, tattoos in a short time
How to make express but stylish?

There are many styles to make tattoos quickly. We tell you what stylish Flash Tattoos are

Henry Anglas: from marginality to fame
Learn about the case of a Realism artist.

Meet Henry Anglas, a renowned Realism artist who tattooed in the slums.

Eyeball tattoos, a risky trend?
All you need to know about these tattoos

Did you know that scleral tattoos could create permanent damage? Learn all you need to know about eyeball tattoos.

How to tattoo Realistic Portraits
Tips and tricks for tattooing realistic portraits

How to tattoo realistic portraits. Lose the fear and learn how to tattoo realistic portraits by following the 10 Masters step-by-step.

Tattoos as a form of therapy and expression
Interview with Caroline Gourdier, “the tattooed psychologist”

Tattoos are not a simple aesthetic modification, but are born from a deep need to express our emotions.

The sentimental value of tattoos
More than just a tattoo

A tattoo can be more than just a design. How does sentimental value influence people?

Realistic tattoo: a demanding style
Everything you need to know to tattoo realism

Realism is one of the most difficult styles to tattoo, but not impossible. How to learn to tattoo realism? Learn more here.

Skinvertising: making publicity out of tattoos
The marketing tendency that involves tattoos

Advertising has reached even tattoos. Find out all about the tendency of advertising through tattoos.

How to make shades in tattoos?
Everything you need to know to get good shades

Highlights and shades are key in our designs. Click here to learn all you need to know when filling shades.

Tattoos in royalty
When ink breaks all protocols

Back in the days, it was believed that tattoos were not meant for all social classes. But, did you know that many royals wear tattoos?

Psychology and Tattoos
What does psychology say about tattoos?

There are endless reasons why someone gets a tattoo, but what does psychology say about it? Here we tell you everything.

Tattoo artist-client relationship: Red flags and tips
Knowing how to tattoo is important, but knowing how to treat your client is essential

If you are a tattoo artist, it is extremely important that you pay attention to how to treat your client correctly. Here we tell you how.

Blackout tattoos: A risky trend?
Learn all you need to know on this style to avoid problems

The new Blackout trend brings out tons of questions and issues. We answer all you need to know about this tattoo style.

Invisible tattoos, a safe trend?
Everything you need to know about invisible ink

Hiding a tattoo has never been so easy. We tell you everything about invisible tattoos and their risks. Discover how UV ink affects invisible tattoos.

Do tattooed people have different psychological traits?
Animal motifs are among the most popular tattoos

Much has been said about tattooed people’s personality. Let’s talk about the truths and myths of this belief.

Tattoo removal: laser technique
When the only solution is getting rid of our tattoo

Removing tattoos with laser technique. A solution for when you regret or no longer feel identified with your tattoo.

7 myths and truths about tattoos
A lot has been said about tattoos, but that doesn’t mean it’s true.

Rumours, myths, and truths tend to spread easily. So, you must stay well-informed. Keep on reading to learn what people usually say about tattoos.

Do tattoos have copyright?
All forms of art have copyright, and so it should be in the tattoo world

Author’s rights legally protect the art field, but what about tattoos?, are we tattooists covered too? Keep reading to find out.

From drawing to stencil: how to make your templates
How to transfer your designs and the digital tools to use

Tattoo transfers can be done in many ways, but did you know you can do them digitally? Here we’ll tell you everything.

Tips for making your first tattoo
Everything you need to know to tattoo for the first time

Are you about to make the first tattoo as an artist? You must be having plenty of doubts, but keep calm. Here you have everything you need to know.

Differences between cosmetic and conventional tattoo
A permanent solution to make up?

Cosmetic tattoos are becoming more popular each day. Want to learn more about this technique?, keep reading.

Tattoos and Copyrights
When the illegal use of images also applies to tattoo designs

The illegal use of designs also applies to tattoos. What to do as a tattoo artist?, how can I avoid possible problems?

How to take care of a tattoo?
The importance of properly healed tattoos

The importance of taking good care of tattoos is essential to avoid infections and ensure their quality over time.

Tattoos that last only 1 year
The new trend in tattoos that fade after a few months

A tattoo can last a lifetime… or not. The new trend in tattoos that fade after a few months.

Tattoos and the Copycat effect
Have you ever had an original design copied?

If you are looking for designs for a new tattoo, you have surely found many on the internet, but do you know who it belongs to? We tell you about the copycat.

Synthetic skins for tattooing
Practice tattooing without making mistakes on your clients

If you are starting to tattoo and you need to practice, don't do it on your clients’ skin, try synthetic skins instead!

Learn to draw for tattooing
Everything you need to know to draw and design your tattoos

In tattooing, knowing about drawing is fundamental. That is why here we’ll give you the best tools to become the best tattoo artist… and the best illustrator.

Life as a professional tattoo artist
How is the day-to-day life of a tattoo artist

The life of a tattooist is exciting, what does it mean to be a professional tattooist? Do you want to know what their routines are like?

The world of tattoo… Art or business?
Many times we say that a tattoo artist is an artist, but why?

The world of tattoo occupies a very important place in art, but can you make a living out of it? When is it art and when is it business?

Types of tattoo machines
What’s the best machine for you?

Have you entered the world of tattooing, but don't know which machine to buy? No worries, here you’ll find out which one is best for you.

Manga, anime and tattoos
Everything you need to know about tattoos in this world

The world of anime and manga is really very interesting, especially if you consider yourself an otaku, and you like geek things. But tattoo are not far behind, do you want to know more?

Tattoos made by robots: Long distance art
Artificial intelligence arrives in the world of tattoo

Would you like to get tattooed with your favourite artist, even if they are miles away? 5G technology now makes it easy for you.

Tattoos during pregnancy
Should pregnant women get tattooed?

Many people wonder if tattoos affect pregnancy, but what is true about all this?

Clearing doubts, where does it hurt more to get a tattoo?
Pain is the main concern among your clients

If you're a tattoo artist, you'll know that what your clients fear the most is pain. Find out and inform for greater peace of mind.

Tattoos and blood donation: Unveiling myths
Artificial intelligence arrives in the world of tattoo

If you have a tattoo and want to donate blood, but you think it is not compatible, you should read this note.

Tattoos, do they affect the immune system?
Artificial intelligence arrives in the world of tattoo

There are many rumours about tattoos damaging the immune system, but how many of them are true?

Tattoo inks: Composition, benefits and consequences
The result of your tattoo will depend on the choice of ink

If you are thinking about your next tattoo, the choice of ink is an essential factor. Here you have all the information.

What is the salary of a tattoo artist?
A profession of talent, perseverance, and a lot of responsibility

If you are thinking of becoming a tattoo artist, surely you must want to know how much you will earn, learn more here.

One wound that heals the other: Tattoos for scars
Excellent option for those who decide to transform their wounds

If you have a scar you want to get rid of, getting a tattoo is your best option. Learn more here.

The controversial relationship between tattoos and fashion
The historical change of tattoos and their influence on fashion.

From marginality to haute couture, what impact do tattoos have on the world of fashion?

The most expensive tattoo in history
When a tattoo costs thousands of dollars

Getting a quality tattoo can be very expensive, but, is it overpriced or not? Learn more here.

Ornamental Tattoos: Decoration on your body
There are a thousand ideas for tattoos, but did you know the ornamental tattoos?

There are many ways to decorate the body with tattoos, some more complex than others, but did you know ornamental tattoos? Learn more here.

Back to face-to-face: All Ways Tattoo Experience
Face-to-face tattoo events are back

The pandemic comes to an end, and face-to-face tattoo events come back with incredible proposals. Today, we’re more than happy to talk to you about All Ways Tattoo Experience

8 historical figures who wore tattoos
No one would ever imagine that these historical figures were tattooed

Would you like to get tattooed with your favourite artist, even if they are miles away? 5G technology now makes it easy for you.

White ink tattoos: Are they a good option?
White tattoos are as beautiful as they are complicated

White tattoos stand out for their originality and delicacy, but, what are they like?

Palm tattoos: What you should know
Tattooing hands never goes out of style, but it’s complicated

If you are thinking about starting to tattoo hands, find out here about its dangers and recommendations.

Tattoo Trends: Tattoos for generations
Many things set us apart for generations, but what about tattoos?

Just like fashions, tattoos adapt to trends and generations. Do you want to know more? Learn more here.

How long does it take to make a tattoo?
Your clients want to know how long it will take, and you must give a clear answer.

The time it will take to make the design is one of the main concerns for our clients, learn more on how to answer questions here.

Risks in red ink tattoos
The essential thing to get a red tattoo is to be well-informed

Red tattoos generate controversy, but here we will clear up all your doubts and recommend how to proceed.

Will tech tattoos replace smartphones?
Bill Gates and Chaotic Moon Studios pose tattoos as a new level of technology

Bill Gates unveils innovative tattoo that will detect health problems that will replace smartphones. How is this possible? Learn more here.

Blue ink in tattoos: Could it be banned?
Are there real risks when tattooing with blue ink? Learn more here.

Blue tattoos are very in so we need to be well-informed about any potential risks. Learnmore here.

Vegan tattoos: When art is awareness
The vegan movement finds its place in tattoo culture

If you are part of the cruelty-free movement and want to get a tattoo, learn more here!

Vegan products in tattoos
A vegan alternative, cruelty-free and without plastics in your tattoos.

Veganism is becoming more and more popular, but what does it have to do with tattooing? Learn more here.

Xavi Animal: Activism in tattoos
There are many types of activism, but did you know that it also exists in tattoos?

Environmental pollution and the consumption of animals is an urgent problem for the planet, but what to do as tattoo artists? Learn how you can help with your art here.

NY Empire State Tattoo Expo: An unmissable festival
The largest exhibition in the tattoo world returns with a new edition

If you are a fan of tattoo culture, you can't miss the biggest event in the world. Learn more here!

Micro Tattoos… Do they last over time?
Micro tattoos are a trend, but do they last like the first day?

Micro tattoos are fashionable, and their result generate a great controversy. What happens to them over time? Learn more here.

From scarification to burns, these body modifications or body branding are trending and open debates. But what are your risks? Find out here.

Anaesthesia: A safe method when having a tattoo?
Is anaesthesia the solution to a painless tattoo?

Some people cannot handle needles ¿could anaesthesia be a suitable alternative for them?

Unregulated tattoos: You get what you pay
Do you comply and enforce health regulations when you tattoo?

Failure to comply with health regulations puts at risk both the health of the tattoo artist and the client. Here we’ll tell you the consequences and how to proceed correctly.

The 4 most tattooed people in the world
Who are these people who decided to be a living work of art?

The incredible stories of the 4 most tattooed people in the world and what led them to turn their body into an organic canvas. All here!

Are NFT's the future of tattoos?
Crypto world, a new growth opportunity for tattoo artists?

We’ll explain the incredible benefits of NFTs for our tattoo culture and the tattoo artists who decided to join it. And you, do you already have your collection?

Underground Art: Illegal tattoos in South Korea
Tattoo culture grows in the country, but laws and prejudice stop it

When being a tattoo artist can cost you an expensive fine, or even worse, your freedom.

The tattoo world stands in solidarity with Ukraine
More and more tattoo artists are joining together to help the cause

Tattoo artists from all over the world gather to raise funds for those affected by the war in Ukraine, and offer diverse and very interesting proposals. Which one do you want to join?

Inspirational stories: Getting a tattoo when you are old
Tattoos are not just for young people

If a brave old man decides to get a tattoo after 70, he must have a good reason, don't you think? Click here to read these 3 inspiring stories.

5 best tattoo documentaries
What are your plans for the weekend?

We've selected for you the 5 best tattoo documentaries to watch online for free. Get inspired by the tattoo art and the personalities behind them.

Japanese tattoo meanings
The most frequent symbols in Irezumi

Irezumi are traditional Japanese tattoos, they enjoy great popularity worldwide. We explain the Japanese tattoo meanings and myths behind them.

Neo-Traditional tattoos: All you need to know
What defines neo-traditional tattoos?

Have a closer look at one of the most popular tattoo styles: neo-traditional tattoos, their background, motifs and techniques!

Best tattoo design applications
Check out the software you need to know

Find out the best tattoo apps for designing and sketching your designs before starting your work.

Tattoo Aftercare: What you need to know
All you need to know to prevent your tattoo from getting infected

Are you getting a new tattoo? We explain everything you need to know. Avoid infections and learn how to take care of your skin after getting a tattoo.

Social Media tips for tattoo artists
How to make yourself known online if you are a tattoo artist

Every tattoo artist knows which are the best social networks to post on and get the most out of their work, but if you're just starting out, how can you get noticed? Find out here!

How to start tattooing
Keys to start tattooing and not fail in the attempt

You want to train as a tattoo artist and don't know how to start? Then read all the important information about how to start in the tattoo world.

Yidįįłtoo: Face tattoo as identity
Why are traditional tattoos so important in indigenous peoples

We see many face tattoos, but did you know that there is an entire ancient culture behind them? Learn more here.

11 MOST popular tattoo styles
Discover the most common types of tattoos in the world

Check the 11 MOST popular tattoos styles WORLDWIDE. Whether you're looking for traditional tattoos or modern ones, find your style with 10Masters.

Tattoo needles guide
What types are there and what are they for?

We've all had the same question when we started out: which tattoo needle should I use? Don't worry, at 10 Masters we bring you the definitive guide so that you can not only familiarise yourself with the terms, but also consult it whenever you have any doubts. We explain all the characteristics of a needle, the different types of tattoo needles, and what each one is used for. Choosing the best tattoo needle will be easy after reading this article. Let's get started!

Tattoo machine history
Have you ever wondered where tattoo machines come from?

The first tattoo machine is said to have been created by Thomas Alva Edison in 1877, although it was not designed specifically for tattooing. This electric pen was part of a complete system for duplicating documents and drawings by hand. Its success in the market did not last long as, in 1872, Christopher Sholes, Charles Glidden and Samuel W. Soulé invented the typewriter, an element that replaced Edison's invention.

Tattooing history
What are the origins of the art of tattooing?

The art of tattooing skin is not new to us, but appeared thousands of years ago with methods and meanings different from those we find today. There is evidence of...