Curious about tattooing but don’t know where to start? In this course, Florencia Landaeta, better known in the tattoo world as Polilla Tattoo, will teach you the tools, materials, and techniques to get started in the art of tattooing like a professional.

You will learn to tattoo, from the assembly of the machine, work table, types of needles and hygiene, including basic techniques when outlining, shading and painting on the skin, practicing with an orange. The human anatomy will be incorporated as a canvas when illustrating and designing a tattoo and the types and styles of contemporary tattoos will be delved into.

Natty Valenzuela

I loved the course!

It has very good audiovisual quality, it is easy to understand, it explains the techniques it uses very well and I like that it is the first one I see about tattoos. I recommend it, it is ideal for those who love tattoos, draw and want to be encouraged to enter this wonderful world.

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You will meet Florencia Landaeta, better known as Polilla Tattoo, who will tell you about how she started in the fascinating world of tattooing after studying design, and will show you her main personal references, from designers to tattoo artists who inspire her every day.

You will review the history of tattooing and learn how it began, the different types, styles and its evolution to this day.

Florencia will teach you how to put together your first basic or professional kit to start tattooing. Thus, you will know in detail all the materials you need: what machines exist, the types of tools, needles and elements and essential information for tattooing, as well as giving you some personal recommendations based on their experience.

You will learn about the different types of skin and the anatomical considerations that you must have to adapt the design to the area of ​​the body. Next, you will see the exact steps to create the design, prepare it to apply it to the skin and, of course, set up and sterilize your table before tattooing to avoid cross contamination.

You will transfer the design to the surface to learn techniques of outlining, filling, pointillism in different ways and shading techniques considering materials, voltage and wrist movements to achieve the results you are looking for.

You will see how you should disassemble the table correctly, following maintenance and hygiene guidelines and, finally, you will learn several recommendations to advise your client before and after getting a tattoo.

You will make a tattoo in an orange, which will allow you to approach directly as you would with real skin, to start your own path in the world of tattooing.

To all people interested in getting started in the art of tattooing and learning the techniques and basic fundamentals of this trade.

No previous knowledge is necessary. What materials do you need? Since it is your first time in the art of tattooing, you will need several types of tools and materials such as: absorbent paper, glycerin soap, water spray, vinyl gloves, adhesive tape, paper filmVaseline, tattoo tracing paper, Transfer cream or stencil stuff, India or tattoo ink, elastics, tattoo machine, line and fill needles, clip cord or connection cable, power source for the machine and grip disposable or steel.

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