We understand that there is soo much to think about when getting your first tattoo, and if you have never gone through the process before, it can seem a bit overwhelming. We want to make the process easy for you so we started by creating our online booking form (which can be found here), this captures all of the information we need to provide you with a quote, and if you want to, get you booked in for your appointment! Once we have a date and you have paid your booking fee,
Maddie has been tattooing for 4 years and is the newest member of the No Morals team. We thought we would take the opportunity to introduce you to Maddie and her style of work! How did you get into tattooing? I have always had an interest in art but ended up studying Zoology at university. After a career in Accounting, I know this is a bit of a change, I wanted to persue my passion of art so I found an apprenticeship and the rest is history. What are your favourite style to t
We are based in the lovely town of Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire. Our studio is a short 3-5 minute walk from the train station and we are lucky enough to be only 29 minutes outside of London. Our studio is based in the heart of the town centre with plenty of parking; including directly outside the studio. There are another two car parks close by that accept both cash and card as payment methods for parking fees. For directions to our studio simply click here. Letchwo
In short tattoo reference can be found anywhere and everywhere! Reference imagery allows us a small insight into your mind, how you are envisioning your tattoo, the styles you like, the colours you prefer and how you are interpreting the desired outcome of your piece. We have all read books that we have been totally engrossed in, that through the words on the page our imaginations have created characters appearances, voices and scenes. Only to have the book turned into a film
Tattoos are becoming more popular, acceptable and spoken about; but not everybody knows how a tattoo actually works. The dictionary definition of a tattoo is to “Mark (a part of the body) with an indelible design by inserting pigment into punctures in the skin”. For the tattoo to be permanent, the ink must sit in the dermis, this is the tissue that sits just underneath the outer layer of the skin, called the epidermis. The dermis is a thick layer of fibrous and elastic tissue
The aftercare process is much like an opinion; everyone has their own! Every tattooist and collector think that their aftercare process is the best method and therefore the only one that should be being used. In truth, you should use the method that your tattooist recommends; they will have recommended it because they know it works for their style of tattooing. As new products become available and further research is completed, this methodology will change, and that’s okay!
“Do you watch tattoo fixers?” is one of the most common questions we get asked by our clients. With the increase of tattoo-based TV shows being broadcast daily it can be hard to ignore the current trend. Most tattoo artists will groan or roll their eyes when responding to this question. It’s not because they have been asked it multiple times already that day, but rather that these TV shows do not do the industry justice and do not portray the real processes; they are made to
We are constantly asked if we have any tattoo apprenticeships or know anywhere that does. There is lot of misinformation about apprenticeships, so we thought we would do our best to set the record straight QUALIFICATIONS We are often approached by members of the public interested in a career as a tattoo artist. The number one question they all ask is "What qualifications do you have?". The long and short of the matter is we have none. There are no recognised qualifications to