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The Tattoo Academy

The Tattoo Academy offers higher education to functioning tattoo artists of all levels and abilities whom wish to expand their skill set.

The Academy houses and arranges seminars hosted by other artists specialising in a range of different tattooing styles, we aim to cover all genres of tattooing. There is something for everyone, and not just tattooists, we have also held oil painting and digital design workshops.

The seminars have proven to be a great networking tool also and many attendees keep in touch with one another to share their learning journey and form friendships.

So why not take a look below to see what’s coming up and get involved.

The Academy is sponsored by Killer Ink, FK irons and World Famous Inks.

The Academy + Courses + FAQs + Contact


Most tattooing seminars are held over 2 days and include practical sessions where attendees get to put into practice the principles and techniques that have been spoken about. Although there are some one day theory only seminars also.


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Do I need to pay my bill in full to book?

50% deposit is required to secure a place on any seminar. Remaining balance is due on or before the day. Payments can be made via Paypal.

What do I need to bring?

For seminars with practical sessions (2 day seminars) you will only need to bring your tattoo machine and power supply. Everything else is provided.

Where is the best place to park?

We are located in the centre of Stockton High Street (next door to Yorkshire Bank). There are two multi-story car parks at either end of the High Street. You can also park at Wellington Square and the Castlegate Shopping Centre for around £3 per day (pay on exit).

Where is the best place to stay over?

Within walking distance there is the Kingswood Guest House and The Charlton Pub B&B in Stockton Town Centre. Hilton Hampton is currently under construction around the corner from the Academy. There are also two Premier Inns within 3 mile radius - Stockton West (on Yarm Road opposite TruGym) and Stockton/ Middlesbrough (Tees Barrage- attached to Talpore Beefeater Pub).

Do I need to be a licensed tattooist to attend seminars?

No. Anyone can attend the seminars. For the ones with practical sessions you will need to be licensed to tattoo a live model. False skin is available for any unlicensed attendees.


Get in touch...

‘Like’ our Facebook page to receive event notifications when new seminars are announced. Please use the contact form below to ask questions or to book a place on any of our upcoming seminars.

The Tattoo Academy

Winpenny House, 45 High Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1SB.

01642 641235

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