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Own Art Tattooed- Toronto Tattoo Shop- The Village Ink

Q&A: Can I Get My Own Art Tattooed?

One of the most asked questions we get is whether or not someone can get their own design and art tattooed on them. The answer is both yes and no. Not every design will make for a good tattoo. If it’s something you’re curious about, here’s what you need to know about it.   Not...
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Animal Tattoos Toronto Tattoo Shop The Village Ink

21 Wildly Beautiful Animal Tattoos

We live in a world where we’re not always in tune with the nature around us if we’re even lucky to live in a place where there is any nature. Maybe that’s why people like getting their favorite animals tattooed on them so much. Whatever the reason behind them, animal tattoos are some of the...
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Toronto Tattoo Shop Walk-In Etiquette

Toronto Tattoo Shop Walk-In Etiquette

  When it comes to getting a tattoo there are two ways- making an appointment or walking in. What many people don’t realize is that how you choose to get your tattoo can impact the overall design and process. There is a certain etiquette that comes with walking into a tattoo shop to get a...
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Nape Piercing Trends Toronto Tattoo Shop The Village Ink

Piercing Trends: Nape Piercings

  For the past few years Asia and Europe have seen a boom in nape piercings, and now that trend is finally making its way to Canada and America. While nape piercings are nothing new, the increases popularity is. Nape piercings are dermal piercings, meaning they go under the skin, not through it. It’s a...
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Kids First Ear Piercings Information

A Complete Guide to Your Child’s First Ear Piercing

  Getting your ears pierced is a right of passage for many children. It’s so much more than a fashion statement. It’s about embracing a new level of individuality and responsibility. While some parents choose to get their daughter’s ears pierced when they’re a baby, many wait until the kid asks for them. So what...
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Tattoo Artist Career Toronto Tattoo Shop

13 Important Things to Know Before Becoming a Tattoo Artist

Starting a career as a tattoo artist can be extremely rewarding. But like with any job or industry, there are a few things that are better to know beforehand. Here are 13 things that tattoo artist say they wish they knew before getting into the industry.   1. Being a good artist doesn’t mean you’ll...
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