Frustrated trying to break into the tattoo industry? Are you determined to make art for a living? Here is everything you need to get started in the exhilarating world of tattooing, all in one full-color , indispensable book. UNLIKE ANY OTHER TATTOO INSTRUCTION BOOK OUT THERE Professionally designed & a pleasure to read, this is the ultimate tattoo guide -- literally a course in a book--giving you the fundamental A - Z essentials to become successful at the craft of tattooing. Whether you're a student, apprentice or total newbie, this illustrated book is the beginner's tattoo bible . Start your exciting career with this leading education right at your fingertips. This textbook is CRITICAL for anyone who dreams of being a tattooer or those who wish to learn tattoo in the safest, most convenient way. Filled with crucial information, from safety, sanitation, skin and equipment, to color theory, client services and tattoo technique. Featuring high quality photos , graphics and the most current information , you NEED this new tattoo artist training. Get your own copy right now. Full color Easy & Fun to read Professional lay-out Affordable Author Shelly Dax has been tattooing since 2006 and a tattoo instructor since 2011 I highly recommend this book, if you've considered getting into tattooing this is a MUST HAVE. From beginning to end this will cover everything you need to know about tattooing. Once you have read this you will have a complete understanding of tattooing, or use it as a companion guide to schooling or apprenticeship. Valentin Serna, owner All-in-One Tattoo After scouring the web for resources. and finding only scattered videos & tips, the coveted tattoo information available in this easy-to-understand book, makes this THE go to for those looking to become a tattooer. Along with good hands-on mentoring, this is all you need. James Bozeman, tattoo artist Shelly Dax offers you the benefit of over fourteen years as a tattoo artist, and eight years as director & instructor at Garden of Ink, a tattoo school licensed by the state of Oregon. Shelly is a life-long artist, in mediums such as drawing, painting, singing, acting, directing, coaching and writing. Truly a feisty renaissance gal, she is an audacious rebel who also intensely loves positive thinking and spreading encouragement She has worked with over 60+ talented students, and at least 10 of her graduates have gone on to open their own studios.