How do Famous Tattoo Artists Identify a Good Tattoo?
Many tattooists will tell you that there is never a guarantee of a good tattoo.
Why such a comment?
It is because even the best tattoo artist is not perfect. The artists are only human and despite their best intentions to deliver the best, they often fall short in one place or another. For the best results, it is good to ensure that you work with an artist who feels strongly about your tattoo of choice and that you are able to relate with this person well. This ensures that the artist will do their best to deliver what you need. Choosing to work with a tattooist who does not agree with connotations in your ideal tattoo and also choosing to work with one you do not relate with could prove to be disastrous.
A tattoo artist who is able to deliver the best is one who has a focus and a love for their role as an artist. One is likely to deliver when they have a love for the role they play. A tattoo artist that has a love for art strives to the best of their ability to deliver what clients expect. What is more, a creative tattoo artist is able to bend a few tattoo rules to make the tattoo come out better than the sketch used to draw the tattoo. This means that passion plays a major role in the tattoo industry.
Working reasonable hours is another essential aspect that enables tattooists to deliver a good tattoo. One who does a single tattoo a day or may be two tattoos a day is more focused and able to deliver when compared to one who does several tattoos a day. Working on several tattoos a day is exhausting and mind consuming. The artist working on several tattoos a day easily looses focus thus lowering the quality of the tattoos that the artist delivers.
Getting a good tattoo includes plenty of shopping around. This means looking through the work of various artists to understand their abilities. Shopping around includes identifying a tattooist and looking through their portfolio. This helps show the kinds of tattoos the artist does best. It also reveals the level of perfection that the tattooist reveals in their work. You should focus more on the small detailed tattoos that the artist has done. Small tattoos are usually more complex than big tattoos and thus reveal small mistakes easily. Comparing through a number of several professional tattooists will help you identify the best artist that can deliver the tattoo you need.
Famous artists love to take up challenges. Even before trying out a new tattoo, they would like to do it on paper or a different surface before trying it on the skin. This helps ensure that the artists masters the art of that particular tattoo before working on the skin which leaves no room for erasing in case of a mistake. With sufficient practice, the tattooist will deliver a good piece that is error free.
Considering your tattooist carefully ensures that you will select a professional skilled artist who can deliver a good tattoo.