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SEMINARS

Double Your Income, Keep The 'Man' Off Your Back, and Future-Proof Your Career w/ Ben Shaw

  • WHEN: SATURDAY, MARCH 2ND @ 10 AM

  • WHERE: GRECO CONFERENCE ROOM

  • COST: $150

 Tattoo professionals today face a crossroads - impending regulation, shifting aesthetics, and increasing automation. Without proper preparation, these forces threaten the viability of small studios. Veteran artist and shop owner Ben Shaw navigated similar complex challenges over decades of continual change across the industry. Now he stands equipped to shortcut fellow artists to sustainable success without repeating his struggles.

In “Double Your Income” Ben shares contrarian commercial growth tactics that offset slow seasons allowing him to rapidly expand studio revenue.

"Keep the 'Man' Off Your Back” reveals regulation navigation best practices ensuring legal compliance doesn’t hijack creativity or profitability.

Finally, "Future Proof Your Career” introduces Ben’s 4C human skills framework cultivating extreme adaptability helping artists withstand aesthetic and technology shifts.

While created for hands-on tattooists, Ben’s unconventional wisdom aids any small creative facing impending disruption at intersections requiring equal parts artistic vision and business savvy.

For more information on Ben, you can visit his website.

For registration and payment click here.

A.I. In Tattooing w/ Bryan Sánchez M.

  • WHEN: SATURDAY, MARCH 2ND @ 12 PM

  • WHERE: MICHAELANGELO CONFERENCE ROOM

  • COST: $150

 A.I. in tattooing is not about fighting against technology but leveraging it to unlock endless artistic possibilities and thrive in the ever-evolving world of tattoo art. In today's dynamic tattoo industry, using A.I. tools is crucial for new and old tattoo artists. Technology can enhance creativity and design skills, artists can stay at the forefront of innovation. A.I. tools empower artists to create original and captivating designs, ultimately attracting more clients.

For more information on Bryan, you can visit his website.

For registration and payment click here.

Color Perception from Neo-Traditional to Realism in Skin Diversity w/ Gia Rose & Liz Cook

  • WHEN: SUNDAY, MARCH 3RD @ 12 PM

  • WHERE: GRECO CONFERENCE ROOM

  • COST: $400

 Join celebrity tattoo artists, Gia Rose and Liz Cook, for their first collaborative seminar where they will guide attendees through tattoo color perception from Neo Traditional to Realism in skin diversity. With topics ranging from composition to line, shading, color, texture, and skin tone, this seminar is perfect for all skill levels and artists looking to bridge the gap between traditional and realism color techniques.

 

 Through past educational events, these ladies found a common bond with a shared love of tattoos and teaching, and they both want to share that knowledge and geek out with you! This longer seminar format allows for interactive questions, answers, and additional on-the-fly concepts that make this not just any seminar but an unforgettable experience that will inspire and light a fire for those who attend!

 

Swag and goodies for all attendees.

 

Don't miss out! Space is limited so reserve your spot now!

For more information on Gia & Liz, you can visit their websites below.

Gia Rose

Liz Cook

For registration and payment click here.

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Faith and Tattoos w/ Ram Lee

  • WHEN: SUNDAY, MARCH 3RD @ 10 AM

  • WHERE: MICHAELANGELO CONFERENCE ROOM

  • COST: FREE

 Ready to experience a story of struggles, violence, and ultimate repentance? A story that supports Jesus’ love and how he can help you experience hope, forgiveness, and the ultimate peace? Ram explores how this relates to his life and career as a tattooer, artist, business owner, firefighter/EMT, conservationist, and family man, and how it may relate to your life too.

For more information on Ram and his mission, you can visit his website.

Black and Gray: Luck Of The Draw w/ Marshall Bennett & Bob Tyrrell

  • WHEN: SUNDAY, MARCH 3RD @ TBD

  • WHERE: MICHAELANGELO CONFERENCE ROOM

  • COST: $200

 Detroit duo, Marshall Bennett and Bob Tyrrell will share their decades of knowledge in mastering the art of Black and Gray tattooing. Watch first-hand as each artist tattoos and shares advice, insight, and a story or two about their art and why it is they do what they do.

For registration and payment, please visit the contest registration booth.

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