Ben Shaw, a seasoned tattoo artist based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has made an immense contribution to the tattoo industry. Passionate about tattooing since his childhood, he got his first tattoo at 16 and he opened his tattoo business at 20.
Ben Shaw has over 20 years of experience in the art of tattoo and he has co-founded the New Mexico Guild of Ethical Tattoo Artist. Moreover, he is also the owner at Archetype Tattoo and a host at Art Fusion. The skilled tattooist always endorses the safe, legal, and hygienic practice of tattooing.
Ben Shaw even managed to pass Senate Bill 275 in the New Mexico legislature with the help of Sen. Jacob Candelaria to establish the Board of Body Art Practitioners. This institution was established to ensure the licensed, technique-based, and hygienic practice of tattooing by tattoo artists in New Mexico. Ben Shaw has shared a few tips to follow before getting a tattoo on a body part.
Consult a Licensed Tattooist or Shop
The expert tattoo artist says that one should consult a certified tattooist or shop in his state. Prior to consulting, one must read the rules and regulation enlisted by his state for tattooing.
Keep in Mind Hygiene and Health Habits
Ben Shaw shares it is important to choose a shop that focuses on hygienic tattoo practices in a sanitary environment. Before getting a tattoo, one should ask his potential tattoo artist whether or not he uses single-use needles and ink to prevent cross-contamination.
Check Expertise of a Tattoo Artist
It is also important to pay heed to the expertise of a tattoo artist and if he offers consultations or not. One should choose a tattoo artist after judging his personality and passion for tattooing.
Website – https://www.benshawtattoos.com/