how to become a professional tattoo artist

how to become a professional tattoo artist


Are you passionate about tattoos and want to become a professional tattoo artist? If your answer is yes, then you are in the right place! Becoming a tattoo artist requires passion, commitment and a large dose of artistic talent.

But don't worry, in this blog we'll walk you through the steps you need to take to become a successful tattoo artist.


  1. Learn drawing and tattoo techniques: Procreate is a great resource for learning drawing and tattoo techniques. Its wide range of drawing tools and the ability to use different brushes, textures and styles, allow you to explore and experiment with different tattoo techniques. In addition, Procreate gives you access to a variety of online tutorials that can help you improve your drawing and tattooing skills.
  2. Create a portfolio: To become a professional tattoo artist, it's important to have a portfolio of designs and tattoos that showcase your artistic skills. With Procreate, you can easily create a digital portfolio that you can showcase to potential clients and employers. You can also use Procreate to create custom designs for your clients and show them a simulation of the tattoo on their own body.
  3. Practice on 3D models: Procreate allows you to use 3D models to help you view tattoos on clients more realistically. These 3D models can be used to help you better understand human body proportions and tattoo placement techniques. Additionally, the 3D models can be used to create realistic presentation images of your tattoo projects.
  4. Build your reputation: To become a professional tattoo artist, it's important to build a solid reputation in the industry. Procreate can help you build your reputation as a tattoo artist by enabling you to create high-quality, custom designs for your clients. Additionally, you can use Procreate to share your work on social media and tattoo websites, increasing your visibility and recognition in the industry.
  5. Develop your style: Finally, Procreate can help you develop your own unique style as a tattoo artist. With its wide range of drawing tools and the ability to customize brushes and textures, Procreate lets you experiment with different tattoo styles and develop your own style. This can help you stand out as a tattoo artist and attract a clientele.



We hope these tips have been helpful on your journey to becoming a professional tattoo artist using the Procreate digital design app. Remember, constant practice and the use of the right resources can make all the difference in your artistic growth.

And if you're looking for a complete tool to get started, we invite you to take a look at our "All-in-One" bundle of products for tattoo artists, specifically designed to help you create your designs on Procreate efficiently and effectively . Thanks for reading, good luck in your artistic journey! Visit our website (