HERE ARE THE MANY REASONS WHY STUDENTS COME TO OUR SCHOOL:
1) why pay in U.S. FUNDS???
we're in Canada!!!
2) WHY PAY EXTRA FOR A STARTER KIT?
YOU GET ONE INCLUDED, COMPLETE WITH EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR YOUR TRAINING, AND...….. IT'S YOURS TO KEEP!
if you bring your own, it could be lacking of some things you need for your training, and could cost you more to order these individual missing items, not to mention, the waiting period for delivery, therefore, disrupting the flow of training.
3) WHY bring your own models (if you're from out-of-town, you're out-of-luck!)? WE PROVIDE YOU THE MODELS!!!
4) yOU, NOT ONLY LEARN THEORY, BUT ALSO GET TO DO THE PRACTICAL, BY TATTOOING THE REAL-LIFE MODELS (ON THE LAST 2 DAYS) THAT WE PROVIDE FOR YOU (THESE ARE CLIENTS OF OURS WHO VOLUNTEER TO GET TATTOOED BY SOMEBODY WHO IS LEARNING THE TRADE, UNDER THE FULL SUPERVISION OF YOUR INSTRUCTOR.
5) CLASS IS NOT HELD IN A SMALL ROOM AT THE BACK OF A BUILDING BUT...… IN AN ACTUAL TATTOO STUDIO ENVIRONMENT, FOR an EXCELLENT HANDS-ON TRAINING.
6) WE ARE COMFORTABLE WITH 2 STUDENTS PER CLASS, BUT NO MORE THAN 4, SO, YOU GET OUR COMPLETE ATTENTION.
7) YOU HAVE A CHOICE OF GETTING ONE (1) FREE SMALL TATTOO FOR YOURSELF OR.....FOR A FRIEND OR RELATIVe.
8) we have ongoing classes every week!
9) We give you pointers and guidelines on how to start your own business.
I. we provide you with the models to tattoo, so, please be prepared to tattoo these models on the last 2 days of your 6-day program (you will have many hours of practice on practice skins, before you do these tattoos!).
II. if, applicable, you may also bring your own models.
III.you get to do at least 4 small tattoos.
IV. you get a starter kit that is complete with everything you need for your training and.....with this, you get pointers and guidelines on what to order, where to order, and how to order.
v. your starter kit is contained in a nice metal case, for your convenience.
VI.the class is held in an actual studio, so, you get to see how a studio operates, and you get to shadow, (at least once), your instructor when he tattoos a client - an excellent hands-on experience, as part of your learning/training process.
VII. we do not have set dates and times for our classes. our time is pretty flexible (as we classes ongoing every week), and we will always try to accommodate you, if circumstances permit (depending on the # of registrations for the week of your choice), based on your schedule and availability. the class is held in our studio, which is in a shopping mall where we can name our own hours, making us flexible time-wise.
and lots of ample parking!
VIII. you learn how to be board-of-health- friendly, we give you pointers and guidelines on the following:
1) Board of health rules and regulations
2) blood pathogens
4) how to set up and tear down work stations
VIX. at the end, it is all up to you how you apply the knowledge you have acquired from our program. we are not here to turn you into a "paul booth" nor are we here to hold your hand forever, so, Depending on your skill, ambition, perseverance, and determination, you can be rest-assured that you will be able to do small tattoos on your own clients, right after you finish our course. Our advice to you is:
PRACTICE, PRACTICE, practice, PRACTICE!
it's easy enough to blame THE SCHOOL FOR BOTCHED-UP JOBS SO, OUR OTHER ADVICE TO YOU IS, NOT TO TAKE ON BIGGER JOBS UNTIL YOU GET TO A CERTAIN COMFORT AND CONFIDENCE LEVEL. WE SHOW YOU THE FUNDAMENTAL BASICS AND GRASS-ROOTS IN TATTOOING SO, PLEASE APPLY THIS KNOWLEDGE PROPERLY AND ACCORDINGLY.
congratulations! you are now a professionaly-trained tattoo artist!!!
***** $2,000 CDN + hst (13%) *****
(including the starter kit)
a one-week course,
We OFFER A GRASS ROOTS TATTOO program (BASIC FUNDAMENTALS)
FOR BEGINNERS and refreshers.
scroll all the way down for more description of the course.
Why pay separately for a STARTER KIT, that will cost $200 or more, anyway?
We provide you with a STARTER KIT,
COMPLETE with everything you need for your training, a MUST-TOOL for learning how to tattoo -
tattoo machines (one liner, one shader), power supply, clip cord, ink set, needles, tubes,
repair kit, practice skin, gloves, and more. (Everything else is provided here for you, free of charge.).
AND THIS STARTER KIT IS YOURS TO KEEP!!!
As mentioned above, everything else is provided here for you, FREE of charge, e.g., spray bottles, more gloves, cleaning material, rubbing alcohol, dental bibs, barrier film, clip cord covers, machine covers, skin tape, stencil paper, stencil goo, etc.
You learn all about Health & Safety (blood pathogens, cross-contamination, etc., which is key, to be how to be Board of Health-friendly).
You learn about skin depths and proper needle groups, and skin depths and different pain zones in your body.
You will learn how to properly line and do colour-fill.
WE PROVIDE YOU WITH THE MODELS to tattoo towards the end of the program. You need not bring your own, however, if you have models of your own, you are welcome to bring them as well, to get tattooed under full guidance and supervision
You get to do an equivalent of 4 tattoos on real-life models, fully-supervised, with your instructor always prepared to offer you constructive advice while you are at work. At the end, you will have been trained thoroughly, that you will be able to do small tattoos, properly and safely.
Class is held in a proper Studio setting, so, you get to experience, hands-on, on how to go about the proper set-up and tear-down with experienced artists.
You get to shadow at least ONE tattoo being performed by your instructor on a client, as part of your learning/training process.
You get ONE-ON-ONE intensive training, as we only take 2 students at a time, 4 at the most, and you will be fully-supervised, so you get FULL ATTENTION.
TBD by you, with your instructor, you have a choice of: 1) GETTING PAID for one tattoo job that you do, towards the end of your training, OR, 2) get tattooed by another student, NO CHARGE, OR, tattoo yourself with our materials, at NO CHARGE, OR, 3) bring a friend or relative for you to tattoo, NO CHARGE!
Our time is pretty FLEXIBLE, that we can accommodate you based on your schedule/availability. The class is held in our studio, which is in a shopping mall, so, we are open during mall hours, therefore, making us FLEXIBLE time-wise. And lots of FREE parking!!!! We stand by our policy of accommodating the student based on his/her availability/schedule.
Cost: $2,000.00 + HST, including the STARTER KIT
Please note: in CANADIAN DOLLARS (not U.S.!!!)
To secure your spot, we do require a $500 deposit, which goes towards the total cost.
DEPOSIT is non-refundable, in the event of cancellation.
There are three (3) payment methods:
1) by E-transfer to this e-mail address - firstname.lastname@example.org (.ca for CANADA)
2) by credit card - call Grace at (905) 453-7888 (please do not send credit card info by e-mail for security purposes)
3) if applicable, in person, please do come in for your FREE ORIENTATION, and we will show you around the premises.