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How to get the PERFECT tattoo in Toronto (11 things you NEED to know!)

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Infection or Perfection? The definitive (13 step) guide to a safe Toronto Piercing

With so many body piercers, piercing parlours, and tattoo shops in Toronto (or any other city for that matter), it’s really hard to figure out where to go for your next piercing. How do you know what to look for in a piercing artist and shop? And most importantly, how do you make sure you are staying safe? Fortunately, today …

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Dave

https://www.instagram.com/psychodave/ I spent time studying, learning, and practicing—being taught by accomplished tattoo artists Crazy Ace and Bob Roberts. I was fortunate enough to learn and develop my craft with their help and guidance. As part of my learning, I studied other artists extensively while developing my own unique style. I drew a great deal of inspiration from artists such as …

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Danielle

https://www.instagram.com/dbartattoos/ I wasted no time, and at 15 years old, I got my first tattoo machine. I began learning and practicing; falling in love with tattooing. It didn’t take long for me to realise that I wanted to dedicate my life to this craft. My style is black and grey photo realism, focusing on portraits. Family members, rock stars, or …

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Elyse

https://www.instagram.com/tat2elyse/ Throughout the years, I worked rigorously, studying my craft, and developing my own particular sense of style. As I honed my skills and techniques, my love for this art form was only solidified. After many years of study and practice, I began tattooing professionally. As I work, I continue to learn each day—from each tattoo and from the other …

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Mel

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Kelly

https://www.instagram.com/kellymasontattoo/ – Kelly Back then though—as with any apprenticeship at the time—I started at the bottom. It was far from glamorous, I spent my days doing the shop dirty work and cleaning tubes. But I didn’t mind, I was working towards something, gaining the experience I needed to do what I loved. While working at the shop, I spent my …

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Laura

https://www.instagram.com/lolotatts/ I remember being 11 years old when I saw my first tattoo, and that’s when my obsession with ink began. Although the seed was planted early, I didn’t decide to pursue a career in tattooing until 2009. After spending 5 years in the corporate marketing world, I found myself missing something in my career. It was while I was away …