This training has a BASE minimum SPCP industry standard 65 hours hands on – 100 hours total. FOR YOUR FIRST YEAR YOU WILL BE DOING MANUAL METHOD TATTOOING ONLY – Softap & Microblading. Because if you have no Tattoo experience – it would just be a irresponsible to put a machine in a novices hand after that short amount of time. After one year at your continuing education we will do advanced pigments, machines, paramedical etc.
Anyways to begin: Minimum of 2 days would be spent shadowing at my shop where you will closely observe what i am doing, you will be given exercises to practice on matts between that time & your 5 days additional days spent at your shop working on a minimum of 10 supervised models for your portfolios – which is what the model schedule is for. For a industry standard minimum total of 7 days of hands on.
The Fundamentals fee includes techniques for 3 different kinds of brows – shaded, microbladed, combo – 3 different kinds of liners, and lips ( liner or full lip depending on trainee’s skill level) Permanent Cosmetic Corrections, and ****basic permanent Cosmetic Tattoo removal – if legal in your area.
You receive an amazing full kit to get you more than started is included valued at over $500 full of the best quality pigments, topicals, needles & micro blades, 2 text books & 1 work book, coffee & lunch everyday for your 5 day part hands on part of the class. As well as ongoing mentoring after the class.
If you do not live in the local area – Additional hours can be earned by working with local tattoo artist friends for helping set up, break down, sterilize equip and learn more about intake and after care procedures – different needles, machines, pigments etc
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