Similarly, how do you put a tattoo gun together step by step?
Keeping this in view, how do you set up a tattoo power supply?
What equipment do I need to start tattooing?
Even the best artists need quality tattooing supplies to showcase their skills. For a good start, your tattooing supplies should always include needles, tubes, tips, and grips, ink, a machine, stencil products, and a power supply.
Use a standard angle between 45 and 60? to put color into the skin. Most people work in small tight circles, but with mags, I have found that a Box Motion works better than circles.
Apples, oranges, and other contoured items, like rocks, can simulate some of the difficulties you’ll have tattooing various parts of the body. Seek out items that somewhat resemble body parts commonly tattooed, so that you’re well prepared when someone requests a tattoo on a more curvaceous part of the body.
Generally speaking, a tattoo needle needs to penetrate between 1mm and 2mm into the skin, beyond the 5 layers of epidermis and into the dermis layer. Anything deeper can lead to infection.