Past Articles

July 22 2019

Kingpin Customers Talk Their Best Career Investments

We asked our customers to share what they considered to be their greatest investments, and here are some of our favorite responses. 

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10 Mindfulness & Wellness Tips for Tattoo Artists

Through small lifestyle changes and mindful shifts, you can continue to do what you love and feel amazing while doing it.

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Crown and Scepter: Artist Review

It's easy for us to talk up Crown and Scepter Cartridges, so we handed some over to Russell Van Schaick for his honest opinion. See what he had to say about them!

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How to Watermark Your Tattoo Photos

If you’re sharing your work on social media as an artist, you should always take the time invest in yourself. Follow along while we show you how to add your logo to your photos on both mobile and desktop applications.

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Setting Up Ink Jet Stencils

So, you just picked up your first bottle of Ink Jet Stencils and you’re looking to print around 3,000 high resolution stencils on the paper of your choice. Let's go through the setup process.

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Photoshop in Tattooing:
Benefits, Risks, and Grey Areas

We cover the most common uses of Photoshop in tattooing, how it can and should be used, and the risks involved.

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What (And What Not) to do When Photographing A Finished Tattoo

There are some Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to getting a clear shot of that clean tattoo, and here are a few of them

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Using a Coil but Eyeing a Rotary Machine?

Get prepared with seven things you can probably expect when picking up your first rotary machine.

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What is New at Kingpin

Check out some of the newer products introduced at Kingpin.

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Benefits of an All-Disposable Tattoo Shop

While it's typically better to reduce and reuse, when it comes to your shop, there are some benefits to adopting a single-use policy for your tattoo supplies.

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7 Ways to Overcome Artist’s Block

Here are seven ways to beat artist’s block and get back to filling that sketchbook, flash sheet, and Instagram Feed with must-have Tattoo Art.

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5 Words to Know When Shopping For a Power Supply

Here are 5 terms that’ll make you a little more electrically savvy before you shop for your next power supply.

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Sclera Tattoos: The Risks Involved

Body modification practitioners have started to venture into new territory in recent years; the whites of the eye.

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