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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...