So you want to be a tattoo artist…

Tattoos are progressively becoming a significant part of our culture, and as the tattoo industry continues to blossom, the demand for skilled tattoo artists is rising.


Becoming a tattoo artist isn’t easy, and it’s not for everyone. The first thing you need is artistic talent. If you are confident about your artistic skill, then with some time and dedication, you could become a great tattoo artist.

This site outlines the basic steps of the tattoo process including design, preparation and tattooing. It also provides a brief history on tattoos.

Throughout the site, we follow Anthony Genovese, a tattoo artist from Kolo Tattoo in Miami, Florida, as he tattoos a client.

While navigating, check out the additional links on the right hand side of each page.