My response to the question was, “I tattoo more,” (permanent makeup, microblading etc. are all considered tattooing.
Recently, my last client of the day asked me “what I will I do when I get home for the evening?” In the last years, there has been a huge movement to online classes and artists displaying their techniques on Internet platforms. (Some good some really bad).
As an advanced artist, I love seeing what others are doing. We never know it all and since permanent makeup is a craft, I never stop researching, learning, creating, and incorporating techniques from all over the world. Right now I’m interested in an artist from Spain. He is a tattoo artist shedding light (for me) on the use of liner needles to create beautiful shading.
So at home, after some family time, I’m practicing, watching tattoo videos, or analyzing/critiquing my day’s creations and thinking about new techniques.
This chart helps you pay attention to your hand speed, machine speed, and hand movements when using liners for a liner effect and shaders for a shaded effect.
It also shows how you can use:
A great go-to chart is just the beginning!