How to Start Your Career as an Apprentice Tattoo Artist

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There was a time not so long ago where getting tattoos that were openly visible was essentially a death wish when it came to finding a job. Fortunately for those who love ink, this art form has become much more widely accepted as a way for people to express themselves like any other medium. Because more and more people are becoming interested in this art form, the quality of the art and skill involved has greatly developed overtime.

Tattoos have grown so quickly in recent years that an estimated 20% of adults in the United States have at least one piece tattooed on their body. Thanks to this open acceptance, those who relish in the medium have begun to push the envelope even further in order to set themselves apart from the growing number of other artists.

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Even Einstein Loved the Arts

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Art and music have been integral parts of human civilization since its inception. Today, while artistic endeavors still play a large role in our society, many of us have developed a sort of duality in our way of treating them. Arts based instruction has become frowned upon in many academic and professional circles, even though we all consume the arts on a regular basis (see: movies, concerts, art galleries, musicals, street performances, etc).

High schools and universities might reduce or cut off funding for art and music programs while increasing spending on athletics and the sciences, the core belief being that human progress relies more on scientifi Continue reading

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Some Private High Schools Offer Sports Programs for Scholar Athletes

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There are over 30,000 private elementary, middle, and high schools across the United States, enrolling over 5 million children from age four until 18. Parents can rest assured that if their child attends a private school, he or she is statistically likely to enjoy smaller class sizes, turn in better standardized test scores, and benefit from a safer school environment with fewer incidents of bullying and fighting.

The question that many parents ask before placing their children in private school is: will my child become adequately socialized and “tough enough” for the real world? Small class sizes can allow quieter children to stand out. Teachers at private schools t Continue reading

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Why Should I Finish My Degree?


If you’re looking to add a new element to your life, it might be time to consider going back to school. Now, I know what you’re thinking. “How can I fit school into my busy schedule?” Whether you’re working a steady job, raising a family, or both, it’s never too late to go back to school and finish your education. Getting a bachelor degree is enough to show employers that you’ve completed a college education, which can greatly improve your earning capabilities, as well as your life.

If you haven’t decided on what you want to do when you continue your adult education, consider the benefits of an English major. Continue reading

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