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. 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. Choosing design may be tricky, but if you are a first-timer, you should start by drawing a simple design or straight line designs. You can as well go online, download and print some designs and transport them in the piece of leather. On the other hand, when you have your invention it is advisable that you bring it neatly on a piece of paper and use it as a template when you are tattooing leather art. You can also gain experience in tattoo designs by supporting artists, companies and groups on social media.
This should be followed by washing 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. It is recommended that you use a raw leather since it is soft and it will give your art a beautiful finish.
Having done that, you should outline the design on the leather to make a tracing guide. It can be done in two ways, one being drawing it using a pencil or you can use a stencil gel to transfer the design on the surface of the leather.
Apart from that, you should pad the leather to avoid staining and damage. This is important because when your tattoo gun passes all the way through, you may end up staining your work surface or causing the damage to your gun. To avoid such damages, it is recommended that you put a layer of towel pad under the leather while working and two or three pieces are enough for the process.
The next thing to do will be tattooing your art leather supplies since everything is in place. It is also crucial that you wash your hands and the gun thoroughly by following the instructions provided before you set it up. I understand that leather always doesn’t suffer like human beings, but it is essential that you don’t scatter the contaminants everywhere.