Exodus Ink & Illinois Tattoo School Overview

Illinois Tattoo School trains tattoo artists in the art of inking. They offer classes made to direct students in the advancement of their abilities with demonstrable skill and confidence.  

Training Programs at Exodus Ink & Illinois Tattoo School

  • History of Tattooing
  • Sterilization and Aseptic Technique
  • Microorganisms and Infectious Disease
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Tattoo Shop Safety Practices
  • Tattoo Machine Tuning, Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Needle Types and what they do
  • Tattoo Inks
  • Color Theory and Color Mixing
  • Tattoo Design
  • Tattoo Styles
  • Tattoo Flash and Stencil
  • Tattoo Lettering
  • Tattoo Station Set-Up and Supplies
  • Client Appreciation
  • Tattoo Ethics
  • Client Care and Dealing with Difficult Clients
  • Portfolio Creation and Next Steps
  • Tattoo Licensure and BBP Certification
  • Price Range: Starting at $5,000 

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Summit, IL