Are you ready to attend a tattoo school? If you’re seriously considering becoming a professional tattoo artist, the Master Tattoo Institute welcomes you to a world where everything is changing.
Why Should I Attend Tattoo School?
The Master Tattoo Institute would never suggest a formal education is more valuable than a traditional tattooing apprenticeship. The problem is, not many tattoo shops or reputable tattoo artists offer their knowledge anymore. You might spend years working in a tattoo shop before you’re ever ready to start tattooing. You might invest in equipment and supplies only to find the artist you served under was never ready or willing to take your creativity to the next level. Turnaround in tattoo shops can be high. This is partially due to the fact you have to get along with the other tattoo artists in the shop, and partly because you have to get along with the owner. Pair that with competition for clients, and chemistry either works or it doesn’t.
Today, the tattoo industry is rapidly changing. If you don’t have the means to get started through a traditional tattoo apprenticeship, it can be downright disappointing to even try to become a professional artist. The basis of the program at a tattoo school is to develop a confident student who can tattoo upon finishing the tattooing course. Depending on your needs, there are several programs that offer extensive training and knowledge. Some tattoo schools also help place you in employment after course completion. This means you might make sunny Miami your permanent home or perhaps, you’ll follow your local state’s licensing procedures and move back home? One thing is for certain, once you have a professional course of study behind you, you’ll walk into any tattoo shop with a portfolio and a respect for the arts.
Do They Offer Financial Assistance?
Finding a tattoo school that offers financial payment plans that work within your budget is essential. Some schools even have housing solutions for those students who are living in Miami short term to attend courses. If you are located more than 100 miles from the classroom, be sure to ask about an application for housing. Living in on-campus housing can help you make new friends, network and develop a portfolio you can be proud of.
No matter your background, everyone should have an opportunity to become a tattoo artist if that is their dream. Attending a tattoo school is just the beginning.