Having the right black tattoo ink pigments is more of a challenge than artists originally foresee. There are many different uses for black tattoo ink pigments and finding the best tattoo ink for the job requires experience and knowing the products. You also need to be prepared for what tattoo style you may be requested to complete as a tattoo artist.
The first tattoo style that you will need a pigment for definitely is for lining tattoos with black tattoo ink. The tattoo pigment required for lining a tattoo is usually has a thinner consistency so you can work the lines in easily before you color the tattoo in. A lining black tattoo ink is usually made specifically, like INTENZE Lining Black which is available at TattooSuperstore.com. There are even now color lining inks which allow you to line your tattoo in color ensuring a completely color outcome in your tattoo without black tattoo ink lines in it.
The next tattoo style that will require the best black tattoo ink will be a deep, dark, black tattoo ink with dimension to it. This can be for tribal tattoo work or filled in areas of black tattoo ink pigment. For this you will need a thicker tattoo ink pigment that can work smoothly into the skin at the same time. Using a Zuper Black for deep black and fill ins or the all new Suluape Black from INTENZE products is recommended black tattoo inks for use in tribal tattoo work.
As you advance your tribal and deep black skills you will also need to use black tattoo ink for shading of your tattoos as well. Black and white portraits are an example of using a black to shade in your tattoo. This style of work can also be referred to as black and grey tattoo work. The tattoo ink pigments you use will certainly affect the outcome of your tattoo work. Try to find a thinner consistency pigment, but not as thin as a lining black tattoo ink for example. You can even take a thicker black and thin the consistency with an INTENZE shading solution formula available at TattooSuperstore.com. If you want a very specialized formula you can also check out the Bob Tyrrell Advanced Black and Grey Tattoo Ink available from INTENZE. This set offers instructions on use and the best way to achieve the best black tattoo ink shading. This allows you to customize the shade of black tattoo pigment that you want making it as light or as close to dark as you want.
When it comes to black tattoo ink it doesn’t hurt to have some variations of the shading available for any case that might come about. It is better to be over-prepared with your black tattoo ink needs than under-prepared when a tattoo client walks through the doors of your shops. Go get your black tattoo inks and you can take on any creative challenge!