Q/A with Jill Höyer about the online needle course, Inside Needle Knowledge.
Q: What prompted you to develop the Inside Needle Knowledge (INK) program?
A: There’s a need for needle education in our industry. Many artists initially use one or 2 types of needles they learned on and find it intimidating to try new needles. I like to say, “the more you know, the more you’ll grow.” If artists really understand needles they will start combining various needles, techniques, and develop their own style.
Q: Why did you choose this format for the program?
A: I like the idea of a platform where you can watch the course 24/7 and re-watch the course and download the pdfs for reference. I like how the course is set up with lessons that you can easily replay as needed plus you can post questions after each lesson or email me privately for answers.
Q: How long have you been studying needles?
A: I’ve done permanent makeup for...
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