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How to Become a Tattoo Artist

A tattoo is a form of art in which the tattoo artists, use needles and ink to inked the skin using different shapes, flowers, letters, objects, etc. A tattoo can also be considered as purely cosmetic as the advancement of technology takes place over time. Women enhance their eyebrows, lips, eyelids, etc. by applying for a tattoo procedure. Having a tattoo is a personal choice and decision as it is also a way to express oneself.

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If you want to become a tattoo artist, you must have a passion for drawing and art. Also, you need to be at least 18 years of age. Here are the steps on how to become a tattoo artist.

STUDY & REVIEW THE BASICS

Tattooing is not just about what you usually see – getting inked and that’s all. There’s a meaning behind every tattoo of each person and having a tattoo is also a sign of being brave. If you have a passion for art and drawing but only a beginner when it comes to tattooing, you have to research, learn the basics, and practice to master this artistic talent.

LOOK & ENROLL FOR AN APPRENTICESHIP

In everything that you do, learning is an endless process. You will gain knowledge every day on what you are doing. Similar to the aspiring painter, if you want to enhance your tattooing skills, you can enroll in training and apprenticeship. This will truly help you become an expert in this field.

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BE AN EXPERT & MASTERING THE FUNDAMENTALS

If you wish to become an expert or professional in this line of work, you must gain strong fundamentals and artistic. In this line of work, the competition is quite difficult as there are many tattoo artists. You have to make a difference and improve yourself to stand out in the crowd.

Becoming a tattoo artist is a great way to express yourself through the form of art. If you want to excel in this career, improving yourself through studying, researching, and practicing are not enough. You, too, must know how to accept criticism and make it your inspiration. Never take criticisms personally as it may affect what you are doing and self-confidence.

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Life of a Painter

A painter is the one who uses paints to create art, style or design – and the paintbrush is their best friend almost every day of their lives. Painting is not just about knowing how to use paint colors and paintbrushes, but you have to be imaginative and creative at the same time to create your masterpiece. Painters do not just paint on a single sheet of canvass or paper but they can also paint walls, buildings, ceilings, and even woodwork.

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A painter doesn’t need to have qualifaications because you can learn it on your own and enhance it by enrolling for training and programs. One of the best painters in the world is no other than Vincent Willem Van Gogh or popularly known as Van Gogh who is a Dutch post-impressionist and he is known as the person who paints the popular Starry Night, Irises, The Bedroom, Sunflowers, Blossoming Almond Tree, The Night Café, Poppies, The Potato Eaters, and The Mulberry Tree – and The Bedroom was his favorite.

Interior Painter

One type of painter is the interior painter, who works with blending the colors for the house to make it beautiful. He or she does also make a good salary per hour – a minimum of $20 per hour and can also be $100 per hour, depending on the client or size of the area. If you are interested in becoming an interior painter, you have to enroll and finish the apprenticeship for painters.

Painting as a passion

With painting, you can do whatever you want or paint whatever comes in your mind. Painting can be your companion whatever you might feel – sad, happy, lonely, etc. You can just paint your heart out to let your emotions out if you do not want to talk to someone. Painters are amazing and impressive; they are also very artistic to do a masterpiece out of a scratch. So, if you know someone good at painting, appreciate their work as well as the effort they put in and time to create beautiful artwork. Support them by telling them how much they are good at what they are doing – that way, they will also be more inspired and continue working with passion.

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What is Glass Blowing?

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Glass blowing is a form of art that started during the ancient times. In glass blowing, delicate yet functional items are produced. People who are in this profession are called glassblowers; and they have also mastered different skills and talents such as working with blowing fused glass, cane, sculpturing glasses, frits, and powders.

If you choose this career or kind of profession, you must know how to take every step with a precaution and awareness as this involves heat. Aside from the high temperature, other ingredients and materials are also used in this process such as sodium carbonate or soda in layman’s term, cobalt oxide, etc.

To make an item through the process of glass blowing, the molten glass is gathered on the end of a long pipe that is usually made of metal as well as blowing air on the other end – and an air bubble will be formed at the center part of the molten glass, producing a vessel.

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Why You Should Consider Being A Filmmaker

Filmmakers are not like photographers nor directors, who are responsible for everything in the production. The main job of a filmmaker is to provide new and fresh ideas, write scripts, look for filming locations, direct a certain piece, and raise money.

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As a filmmaker, you should expect, in the first place, that there are many times of struggle and stress because you have to meet certain deadlines but at the end of the day, the stress you’ve undergone throughout the day can’t compare to the fulfillment and joy you will feel for a successful production. To become a filmmaker means you will not have a fixed schedule, you are always on-the-go and on-call, you will encounter rough days and nights, etc.

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Becoming a Professional Photographer

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Photographers do not just use a camera and click the button to capture – they need to be artistic, creative, and imaginative too to create a perfect shot. What’s good about this career is that it does not require to be a high school graduate or earn a bachelor’s degree. If you want to be a professional photographer, you need to have a good eye for every single detail, self-discipline, creative, artistic, and quality output. There are many photographers all over the world and it can be considered as one of the most competitive fields among all careers, so be sure that you are ready to start with small events, hone your skill, perfect every shot, be different among others, and be artistic in every way possible.

How to Become a Professional Photographer

Focusing on your Photography

In this part, you have to develop your skills first when it comes to photography. Practicing is the best way to make yourself improve in this line. You can do experimentation, research, read a book, etc. Before you do so, you have to have your proper equipment – camera, lighting equipment, editing tools, and software, etc. If you want to achieve a perfect and high-quality product, you must know your camera deeply and its features. You can also search what are the tips on how to capture great photos. Once you already know your camera, obtained appropriate tools & equipment, learned photography tips, you can now take a sample shot and learn how to use the editing software to build your portfolio.

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