Tattoo Genesis
7 step every tattoo artist can do can create his unique style

7 step every tattoo artist can do can create his unique style

If you're a tattoo artist, you have a tough job. If you don't give your clients what they want, they'll find someone else who can. That's bad for business in the long run!


It's important for tattoo artists to develop their own personal style—and this guide will take you through seven steps every artist can follow! To start, here are seven steps that will help you develop your own unique look:


1. Research

The first step in creating your own style is to research artists and find what you like about them. It's important to have an in-depth understanding of the elements that make up their work, as well as why these elements are so appealing to you. You should then apply these methods regularly in all of your future tattoos, repetition can help create unique designs for you!


2. Analysis

  • To create a personal style, you must first analyze the work of other artists.

  • This may seem obvious, but it's an important step that many tattoo artists skip. If you don't know what others are doing, how can you do something new?

  • The best way to study other artists is by looking at their portfolios online or even visiting their studios in person if possible. You can also ask around; maybe someone knows someone who knows someone else who knows another person with connections to various artists' workspaces!

  • Once an artist has found a few portfolios they like and want to study further (or if they just want some inspiration), there are several ways one could go about analyzing those portfolios:

3. Imitation

You can learn a lot by imitation. The best way to learn is by copying others, especially if you are just starting out. You might be thinking "I don't want to look like someone else!," but it doesn't have anything to do with "looking like" them; it's about getting the knowledge from them and applying that knowledge in your own way.

This is what I did when I first started tattooing: I took photos of other people's work (mostly Japanese artists), then tried my best to copy their techniques as closely as possible on paper or cardboard before moving onto actual skin. It was hard work and took years before my skills were good enough for me to feel confident enough with them in front of clients--but those first few years were worth every minute spent practicing!

4. Uniqueness

You can create your own personal style by combining elements from other artists' works.

For example, let's say you love the detail in tattoos by Ryan Clark and the boldness of tattoos by Chris Burkard. By combining these two elements into one tattoo, you'll have created something that is completely new and unique--but still recognizable as yours because it incorporates elements from other artists' work.

You should also try to use the same elements in all your works so that people will be able to identify them as yours right away!

5. Photography and editing

The next step is to take your photos. The lighting and editing are the most important parts of this process, so it's best if you have a studio that has good lighting and takes care of all of your editing for you. If not, then make sure that whoever edits your photos uses a fixed filter and angle as well as a fixed background (the same one every time).

6. Publishing on Instagram

  • Instagram is a great way to promote your works and get more followers.

  • You can use Instagram to get more likes and comments on your photos.

  • use Pinterest, must artists don't think of it but a lot clients use it as an inspiration bank, they stumble upon your work and start following you.

The key to creating a personal style is finding what you like, learning from others and combining them into something new and unique

In order to find your own personal style, you need to do some research. Look at the work of other tattoo artists and see what they are doing. You don't have to copy them or even like their style, but it can be helpful if you take an in-depth look at what they have done and why. It's important that you understand why certain things are done in a certain way by different artists so that when you create something new for yourself, it will stand out from all of the others who have copied each other over time without developing any real uniqueness or individuality in their work (which is one reason why there are so many bad tattoos out there).

As a conclusion

I hope this guide has given you some ideas on how to develop your own style. There are many ways of doing this, but the most important thing is that you keep trying new things and learning from others until something clicks!

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