Essential Tattoo: The Complete Tattooing Handbook

Essential Tattoo: The Complete Tattooing Handbook
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Publisher Marketing: Essential Tattoo: The Complete Tattooing Handbook is by far the most complete book ever writtten on the subject. It covers everything from the medical aspects to the techniques involved and how to perform the techniques. Some topics covered include manufacturing of tattooing equipment, techniques, how-to's, design basics, troubleshooting and machine maintenace, performing tattoos succesfully, running a shop and the ethics involved in the world of tattooing. This book is perfect for anyone trying to break into tattooing or for any seasoned artis or shopowner for a complete and viable reference. Never has the subject of tattooing been covered do extensively or so eloquently.

This is a must have for every apprentice and anyone interested in tattoos or tattooing.

Table of Contents:

INTRODUCTION
I. History of Tattooing
II. Equipment and Machine Setup
III. The Skin
IV. Ink and Needles
V. The Tattooing Process
VI. Sterile Technique & Disease Prevention
VII. Artwork
VIII. Tattoo Techniques
IX. Machine and Machine Part Manufacturing
X. Tubes and Needles Manufacturing
XI. Power Supply & Makeshift Rotary Manufacturing
XII. Machine Tuning, Troubleshooting, and the Toolbox
XIII. First Aid, Pain Management, Blood borne and other pathogens
XIV. The Shop Setup and Maintenance
XV. Body Positioning and Tattoo Placement
XVI. Forms
XVII. Shop Ethics
XVII. Marketing and Advertising
CONCLUSION
i.Formulas
ii.Flash Glossary
Bibliography
 

 

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