APT PDTT Seminar.
This is a 6 hour OSHA Compliant safety course that covers the safe and proper proceedures used in tattooing. This is a must for every tattooist and is required in many States as well as for APT members. If such a course is not required in your state, it would be wise to take it anyway to help insure your success in the art and business of tattooing.
Cost: Non-members $75.00, APT members $25.00- Advance registration
advised. To register call: 816-979-1300
For more information call or go to www.safe-tattoos.com
10:00AM to 3:00PM
Sign in is at 9:30 at the Holiday Inn Select Hotel. Seminar Room will be posted in the lobby of the hotel.
Kimberly Zem presents the Velvet Panther Program
"How to protect your Tattoo Shop, Artists, Piercers and yourself"
It's a fact, lawyers are now giving seninars on how to sue tattoo shops , artists. and piercers
This new seminar is taught by Kimberly Zem. Kim has been active
in the body art community for many years. Shop experience and
many years Knowledge of Insurance Industry has encouraged her
to investigate the current shop insurance coverage trends, discussing
insurance with many shop owners, and reviewing the policies that
are being sold right now.
The Velvet Panther Insurance Program is an important seminar you don't want to miss! This fast moving seminar will focus on insurance do's and don'ts, and what to avoid at all costs! Points Include 1) Common Insurance Terms, What they mean and how do they apply to you. 2) What is actually covered and what is NOT. 3) What to look for in your current policy, and what to look for in your future policy. 4) What questions you need to be asking your current agent or broker. 5) Claims what happens if something happens? 6) Pricing and payment options for insurance. It's more affordable than you think. 7) 15 minutes of questions and answers.
This seminar will help you steer clear of the policies currently being sold to artists everywhere. You have worked hard to get where you are, you need to know the insurance portion of your business and how to NOT waste your money on poor coverage.
THIS SEMINAR IS FREE
FRIDAY 2PM, SATURDAY 4PM, SUNDAY 3PM (Times may change,
consult seminar post at ticket booth)
This seminar is so important, we have added more times
1:00 to 4:00PM SATURDAY
Larry Brogan presents "101 tattoo tips that can change your career forever"
Larry Brogan is presenting an invaluable opportunity to learn from an accomplished an award winning artist with over 20 years of experience in the industry who has run a busy well established shop for 17 years and has traveled all over the world doing tattoo conventions.
A 45 Page Booklet will be handed out for all seminar
Tips to include:
Marketing Yourself and Your Shop * Getting Your Work Published
Running a Successful Shop * Apprenticeships * Guest Spots
Equipment Troubleshooting Tricks
Stencil Making and Application * Laying out Large Scale Tattoos
Tattoo Conventions and Travel Tips * Dealing with Airports and Foreign Customs
Photography Tips * Tips for Convention Promoters
Creating Art in Other Mediums
Dealing with Clients * How to Stay Organized
Handy Tools and Gadgets * Tattooing Tips
And Lots of Other Secrets during Questions and Answers
No Information Held Back!!!
This seminar offers the widest range of knowledge and information available and gives you a ton of helpful tips that can be applied to your tattoo career immediately.
Improve Your Work * Build Your Name * Make More Money $$$
Seminar cost is $150 per person and will run approximately 3 hours.
Please contact the artist to reserve a your seat.
14508 S. Archer Ave.
Lockport, IL 60441
"Disinfectants for the Tattoo Artist"
Micrylium Industries will give a FREE presentation on Disinfectants for the tattoo indusrty.
They will explain what is available, what they do and how to use them.
A must for the new artist, apprentice or for established artists who want to see what new products are on the market.
No registration required.
SUNDAY - - (admission to the expo requires)
"BUILDING A TATTOO MACHINE"
with Lyle Tuttle
The tattoo machine is the life blood of this great art. Learning how to build one can help you keep your current machine running smooth, motivate you to build your own or help you design that special one of a kind.
Here's your chance to learn from the master. Lyle has been collecting and building machines longer than any of us and now he's ready to share his sectrets.
SUNDAY AT THE EXPO
Lyle Tuttle will conduct a hands on seminar on how to keep your most important tool tuned and running smooth. Lyle will also cover the history of the tattoo machine and basic mechanics.
Here's your chance to learn all the old school secrets direct from the master who wrote them.
SUNDAY AT THE EXPO
TIMES TO BE ANNOUNCED AT EXPO
Dan Stewart Presents: Color Realism
Time: 2+ hours, dependent on participation.
This is a seminar used to teach attendees in great detail all of the nuances of working in color to create realistic tattoos.
Internationally Published, and Award Winning Artist Dan Stewart gives a passionate and informative look into all areas of color realistic tattooing.
Tips, secrets, and strategies to take your color realism to the next level including: maximum info stencil making, making a smooth portrait, color selection, shadows, adding dimension, freehand layout & design, needle options, machine set up and much, much more.
No matter where you're at in your career, you will be inspired and equipped to step it up.
This is a very thorough 2 hour seminar Attendees will be given something "extra" from Dan's sponsors.
Dan has been featured in Skin Deep Magazine's "Secrets of a Great Portrait". Don't let this one pass you by!
Seating is limited. Click here to pre-register.
Presented as a service by The Lyle
Tuttle Tattoo Art Museum
"Dedicated to the art, art history forgot."