Artistic Tattoo Course

Tattoo Instructor: Dr. Bill Pogue

The World’s Only Tattoo School is dedicated to providing professional, hands-on training in a fun, interactive classroom. Our tattoo artist training program will prepare the artistic student to apply a safe, clean tattoo as a form of artistic expression. By class end students will have assembled their own tattoo machine, learned how to set up and clean up their tattoo work station, worked with live clients and designed their own tattoo portfolio.

2-week Master Tattoo Course = $5,600 (includes equipment, certification & more!)

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Please call (318) 918-8904 with any questions or to enroll by phone or request a brochure.

Tattoo Artist Training Programs Available at W.O.T.S.:

I. Weekend Seminar – $195.00
Course Includes:
1) Drawing Flash
2) Machine Operation
3) Lining
4) Shading
5) Coloring
6) Basic Business Plan
• Sign-up at least 1 month in advance to receive 2 FREE nights in a dorm room! (Fee applies to Master Plan if enrolled within 60 days of completion)

II. One-Week Basic Intensive – $1,995.00
Course Includes:
1) Drawing Flash
2) Machine Operation
3) Lining
4) Shading
5) Coloring
6) Basic Business Plan
7) Stencil Construction & Application
8 ) Sterilization Procedure
9) Customer Relations
10) Shop Operation
11) Legal Documents
12) Licensing Procedures
13) Supervised Tattooing
• Sign-up at least 1 month in advance to receive 7 FREE nights in a dorm room & 1 FREE tattoo machine! (Fee applies to Master Plan if enrolled within 60 days of completion)

III. Two-Week Master Plan (+ 12 week Advanced Program) – $5,600.00

Course includes everything in Weekend Seminar & Basic Intensive PLUS:
1) Complete Professional Tattoo Equipment Package
2) Option to re-take complete program up to 6 times at NO COST
3) Complimentary transportation to/from Shreveport Regional Airport, train or bus. Free private parking at school.
4) Licensing in Louisiana (if needed)
5) Training in Cover-Up Tattoos
6) Training in Tribal Tattoos
7) Training in Special Effects Tattoos
8 ) Training in Realism/Portraiture Tattoos
9) Certification in Blood-borne Pathogens and Sterilization often needed for state licenses
10) Assistance in applying for state licensing
11) Complete Business Plan
12) Professional Exposure Plan
13) Training on Rotary tattoo machines
14) Training on “Cheyenne” and other cartridge-load machines
15) Direct referral to suppliers who require referral or business license to sell
16) Extended supervision of tattoo performance on real clients (minimum of 6 procedures per Louisiana Board of Regents)
17) Official School Transcript
18) Certification in all aspects of Tattooing
19) Extensive instruction in business procedures including step-by-step guide to opening a shop, working in existing shop, buying a shop & many other approaches to the tattoo business
20) Basic theory and practice of Body Piercing and Permanent Make-Up
21) Special discounts on complete Body Piercing and/or Permanent Make-Up Courses
22) Travel discount & extra tattoo machine when enrolling as a group OR traveling from foreign country
23) Extensive training in machine construction & adjustment
24) Use of needle varieties including curved magnums & single needle
25) Use of permanent pigment vs. acrylic pigments, color mixing theory and practice
• Sign-up at least 1 month in advance to receive 14 FREE nights in a dorm room, 1 FREE rotary tattoo machine & 2 FREE coil tattoo machines! (Fees from Weekend Seminar and/or Basic Intensive can be applied towards Master Plan if enrolled within 60 days of completion)

Enrollment Requirements:

  • WOTS is a licensed trade school with no pre-requisites.
  • Basic drawing skills only. We teach you everything else you need to know.
  • No High School diploma or GED required.
  • Students under 18 years old must have permission from a parent or guardian.
  • International students welcome (Free dorm rooms & travel discount for all students traveling from outside the US)

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Please call (318) 918-8904 with any questions or to enroll by phone or request a brochure.