How to Tattoo Leather
When you are creating a leather tattoo art, be it for practice or making designs on an everyday leather item, you will need to have a tattoo gun to achieve your goals. Tattoo gun can be bought from the online suppliers, or you can buy used ones, or you can make one of your own which is going to reduce the cost of the process. By the end of this text, you will be able to make your leather tattoo art using the guideline below.
To make leather tattoo art you will need t settle on the idea. Normally, when you are a beginner you will start by drawing simple lines or copying some that have already been brought. Another thing that you can do is to explore online images, print and use to draw your design art on leather. We also have a group of people who have invented their designs, which you are advised to draw it on a piece of paper first and use it later when you want to make leather art. If you want more exposure to the tattoo designs, it is advisable that you follow artists, groups or companies on social media platforms.
This should be followed by washing the surface of the leather with rubbing alcohol. This is because it will help in removing oils, grease and also sterilizing it. After putting your gloves on, you take a dampen cloth and use juice to wipe the surface of the leather. One way of ensuring that your tattoo has a beautiful finish is by using raw leather since it is always soft.
Having done that, you should outline the design on the leather to make a tracing guide. This is something that you can draw freehand using a pencil, or you can use a stencil gel to transfer your design on the surface of the leather.
Also, stuff the leather to protect it from damage and staining. You have to do this since when the gun passes all through when you are using thin leather it may end up damaging your work surface or damaging the tattoo gun. For that matter, you should keep a layer of paper towel under the leather as you work.
After doing all this, you will be ready to tattoo your leather art supplies. Another vital thing that you should do before you start tattooing is washing your hands and the gun according to the instructions provided. Most of the people may take advantage that leather is dead, so it won’t bleed to spread the pollutants all over but I can tell you that is not the right thing to and you should assume that you are tattooing human being.