Posted: April 18, 2017 at 10:28 am
Tattoo artists can expand their art globally through means of tattoo conventions. Many artists do not realise how amazing tattoo conventions are for networking and building your career. Such conventions bring people from all across the globe to one area so that the entire community can experience and immerse themselves completely in the fine art of body inking.
Your career as an artist will experience a leap and take it to another level entirely. One can learn a lot by just observing everything going around at a tattoo convention. Tattooing is an art where you can always learn and evolve and accordingly incorporate it in your work.
Some of the best conventions are listed below and make your presence felt:
Brighton Tattoo Convention
The Brighton Tattoo convention
promises its attendees a fun-filled event with some of the renowned artists in the niche and traders coupled with workshops entertainment and parties.
Place: Brighton Centre
Bristol Tattoo Convention
The Bristol tattoo convention
will features artists, merch stalls, trade stands and entertainment. It will boast of competitions like:
· Best Large Colour
· Best Traditional Tattoo
· Best Portrait etc.
Place: Brunel Old Station, Bristol
Cornwall Tattoo Convention
Cornwall’s tattoo convention
characterises local as well as international artists along with entertainment from Chaos Dolls, fire breathers, merchants and graffiti arts tutorial.
Place: Falmouth University, Penryn
The Ink and Iron Show
The Ink and Iron Show
has artists pouring in from all across the world. There is a huge array of merchandise on display with competitions, live music, burlesque acts and of course an open invitation to get inked.
Place: The New Bingley Hall, Birmingham
London International Tattoo Convention
The London International Tattoo Convention
features attracts hundreds of tattoo artists from across the globe. This presents an amazing chance to get inked by the most seasoned artists in the industry. Needless to say, this convention is coupled with unbelievable amount of entertainment that is going to keep you hooked all day.
Places: Tobacco Dock, London E1W
Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza
The Maidstone Tattoo Extravaganza
with hundreds of artists, a bike and car show, charity events, fun fair and adding to the zest is live music with an assortment of food and trade stands.
Place: Kent Showground, Maidstone
The Great British Tattoo
The Great British Tattoo convention
hosts fashion shows, lingerie shows, competitions, awards, live music and much more. And what’s more, you get the chance to get yourself tattooed by some of the best artists in the world.
Place: Alexandra Palace, London N22
Liverpool Tattoo Convention
The Liverpool Tattoo Convention
will give you the chance to choose from a host of local and international artists. Besides, to add to the fun, there is Miss Tattoo UK that you can look forward to, along with horror boards, competitions, traders and live music.
Place: Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool
Portsmouth Tattoo Convention
The Portsmouth Tattoo Convention
plays host to over 60 working tattoo artists from across the globe as well as from UK talent. This convention boasts of traditional hand tattooing, live bands, entertainment.
Place: The Guildhall, Portsmouth
Tattoo Jam is UK’s biggest tattoo convention (also mentioned in Guinness Book of World Records) and offers the best chance to get inked by the best artists of the country. There are tattoo awards, a battle of bands, burlesque and side shows.
Place: Doncaster Racecourse
These events offer a unique mixture of alternative entertainment and some of the best artists in the world are known to appear.