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How to πŸ”Choose the Best Tattoo Artist 🎨 ...

Knowing how to choose the best tattoo artist is key to achieving the perfect tattoo. Finding someone with a good work history is not enough. You want someone with experience creating the tattoo style you want and you need someone with good shop practices. You need a clean and reputable shop and you need to be sure you're going to get exactly what you want. To learn how to choose the right tattoo artist, I gathered some good tips that will make it easy for you.

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1. TAKE into ACCOUNT MORE than ONE TATTOO ARTIST

The more tattoo artists you can meet and the more portfolios you can observe, the better. Surfing the internet is a very good option. In today's world, almost every tattoo artist will have social media accounts. It is important that you see many portfolios in the style that you have chosen. The more portfolios you observe, the easier it will be to make the right choice. When it comes to figuring out how to choose the best tattoo artist, exploring your options really is the best thing to do.

2. VISIT and INSPECT the SHOP

Although the web is a great tool, you can not rely solely on it. You should visit the tattoo studio personally. Once on the premises, you must make sure the shop is clean and sanitary and that it displays the proper licenses. It's a good idea to check out more than one shop so you're sure your getting the right one for you.

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3. TALK, TALK, TALK

Talking to the tattoo artist is paramount. A good tattoo artist will take away all your doubts. If you think that the tattoo artist can not answer your questions or that he has some doubts about what you want and fails to capture your idea properly, he might not be the tattoo artist you are looking for. The right tattoo artist is one that has the clear answer to your questions and shows a real interest in your design.

4. GOOD RELATIONSHIP

Having a good relationship with your tattoo artist is super important. Make sure you have a good rapport and that you trust him to do the job. After all, you're going to be spending several hours with him while he does your ink.

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5. Do NOT BELIEVE EVERYTHING the TATTOO ARTIST is TELLING YOU

Although tattoo artists are dedicated to body art and are professionals, there are many tattoo artists who are simply not the right choice for you. If you feel uncomfortable or unsure at any point, it might be time to find a new tattoo artist.

6. LISTEN to YOUR FRIENDS

If you have friends with tattoos, let them help you find the right tattoo artist. Ask for referrals and let them tell you about their favorite tattoo artist. This is a great way to find the perfect person to ink your skin.

7. TOGETHER FOREVER

Once you've found the perfect tattoo artist, stick with him. Chances are, you'll want to get more than one tattoo so be sure to build a good relationship with your tattoo artist and become friends so you can rely on him in the future.

What do you think of these tips? What things do you consider when choosing the right tattoo artist? Let us know in the comments.

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