Body art education will be assisting in licensing all non local artists attending the event. Those who already hold an active tattoo artist license from Florida do not need do apply for additional licensing. Be sure to bring your license with you to the show. Those who do not reside in Florida must apply for a temporary tattoo artist permit under the show's license. Every artist must first complete the bloodbourne pathogens course. Registration can be completed in the "Enroll Now" page. Once course is successfully completed required documentation will be sent via email along with instructions on how to finalize the licensing process. Please give yourself plenty of time for this process and don't wait till September to apply. All artist must be licensed by the time on inspection Friday September 29th. If you do not have a hard copy of your license by 9/29 you will not be allowed to tattoo and there will be no refunds on booths. Health department inspectors will be at the show inspecting each booth, licenses, and supplies.
Convention will be supplying biomedical waste bin and sharps container. Any other required supply and fixture will be the responsibility of the artist. Freak Factory Tattoo Supply will be at the show if supplies are needed. If furniture or fixtures like portable beds, sinks, or lamps are needed please contact us for rental. Portable sinks will also be provided by the convention and will be centrally located in the aisles. Rental only pertains to those in need of hot water at their booth.
We are here to answer any questions or concern you might have up to the event and can assist in make the licensing process easy. More information will be coming out closer to convention day. Please check back.
You may have already herd of microblading eyebrows. But did you know theres a similar practice for your scalp? The procedure is known as scalp micro pigmentation, which creates the illusion of hair. Micro pigmentation is preformed using an electric machine. The process of creating tiny layer dots in different hues of black to replicate the look of a shadow on the scalp. This style referred to as pointillism, is done to create natural looking depth and definition. This process may be useful for people experiencing hairloss.
In the State of Florida a Tattoo Artist License is required from the Florida Department of Health for:
3d nipple (areola)
Stretch marks camouflage
Before applying for your state license you must complete and pass a 3 hour blood bourne pathogens certification course. More information is provided here: Blood Bourne Pathogens and Communicative Disease
You can find a full list of requirements and application in the Florida Department of Health's website here: FDOH
If you are traveling and will be working in Florida for less than 14 consecutive days a Guest Tattoo Artist License and the 3 hour blood bourne pathogens course would still be required.
If you are ready to enroll click here; and choose Blood Bourne Pathogens course: Enroll Now