How to Tattoo Leather
Leather tattoo art is something that you when you need to make one be it a design or for exercising you will need a tattoo gun. 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. Discussed herein are some of the tips that will lead you in designing a leather tattoo.
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. You can also gain experience in tattoo designs by supporting artists, companies and groups on social media.
The next thing that you need to do is to clean the surface of the leather with rubbing alcohol. You find that rubbing alcohol plays a significant role in sterilizing leather, removing oils and grease. Which should be applied using a dampen cloth that is soaked in alcohol and you should have your gloves on. One way of ensuring that your tattoo has a beautiful finish is by using raw leather since it is always soft.
This should be followed by forming the outline of your design on the leather to get the drawing guide. You can either do this freehand using, or you can use stencil gel in transporting the outline on the surface of the leather.
Another vital thing that you should do is to pad the leather to prevent it from damage and staining. You find that when the tattoo gun passes all through especially when you are using thin leather, it can damage the work surface or the gun itself. Therefore, you should arrange to have two to three sheets of towel paper that you can out under the leather as you work.
After doing all this, you will be ready to tattoo your leather art supplies. It is also crucial that you wash your hands and the gun thoroughly by following the instructions provided before you set it up. You should also make sure that you didn’t spread even though leather will not bleed when you are tattooing.