A tattoo gun is very essential when it comes to leather tattooing. It will not matter whether you are tattooing for leisure of for commercial purposes. This task needs a tattooing gun, and this may not be compromised.Actually, with a tattoo gun, you will get things rolling. A tattoo gun may be bought new or used. You can purchase the item form online shops at reasonable prices.Once you get the tattooing gun; you can get your ink and start designing.However, before you start inking, it is prudent to first clean the leather. Inking will be appropriate after you clean the leather. You will know how to go through the entire process if you continue reading to the end.
First, you will need to do some cleaning and some planning.At this stage, you will need to identify the design that you wish to use. This stage requires much use of your imagination. If you are not used to tattooing, it is best that you start with a simple line drawing. You can conduct an image search online if you will want to repeat patterns as in the case of polynesian tribal tattoo. Peradventure you intend to use an online image, it is better to copy it and then print it so that you use it as a reference.The copying is possible by use of the print screen function. Alternatively, if you have your own invented design, draw it on a piece of paper in a clean manner.After this, it will be useful to use the drawing as a template for your tattooing.You will need to consider following other tattooing artists to grow your exposure.
Your leather will afterwards need to be cleaned by use of rubbing alcohol. Your leather will be sterilized by rubbing alcohol, in addition to removing grease and oils from the leather. You will simply need to dampen a clean piece of lint-free cloth in rubbing alcohol and then using it to clean the leather thoroughly.As you do all this, remember that raw leather is the best for tattooing.When it comes to the finishing of your tattooing; you can buy a deglazer that will smoothen the finish.
You will need to make an outline as a tracing guide. A stencil gel will be used to have your drawing transferred to the leather.
Again, make sure that you pad the leather in an effort to prevent staining and damaging. This type of treatment is very essential for thin leather.
The tattooing gun is then cleaned and used. The appropriate range for tattooing human skin is one and two millimetres.