What needle should you use to colour tribal tattoos?

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This is totally dependent on the size of the piece that you are doing, the bigger the piece, the bigger the needle set. Typically, I like to fill tribal with a round shader as opposed to a mag. In my opinion you get a tighter grouping without having to really work at it, and for the most part, I hit the edges usually with a 15RS, and then will switch over to a 25RS for the middle fill. Most artists, including myself, will have a machine set up solely for tribal. Having a machine set up for a nice long stroke will give you the optimal results for tribal rather than trying to do it with a typical machine set up for general shade.
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What type of needle should you use with shading tattoos?

if u dont know this then dont even pick up a tattoo gun but ohwell its ur body so %^&* it well you see the round needles are made foor outlining a tattoo ohhh and use outlinin

What needle do you use when colouring a tribal tattoo?

for tribal tattoos you should use a nice defined line for outline with say at least a 5RL or you can use a 7RL and then fill in your black with a 9 mag. 14 mag needles are goo

Is flat tattoo needle good for colouring?

Flat? Do you mean in a row or staggered (mag)? I don't use actual flats but mags are best for gray shading and blending color, lose rounds are good for uniform flat color.

What needles do you use for coloring tattoos?

You can use many types of needles for colouring a tattoo, just depends on the layout and space you have to work with and the effect you are going for. If its a tribal piece yo

Which needle to use for colouring tattoo?

It all depends what sized area you are coloring. Think of needles like paint brushes, different sizes do different things. Use this rationale to save you and your prospective

What is a 5m tattoo needle used for?

I assume you're referring to a 5 Magnum needle configuration. 5 Mag's are used for shading and coloring or "filling in". It is a very versatile configuration that also allows

What size tattoo needle would be used to fill in a tribal tattoo?

For tribal you want to pack a lot of black in the skin without having to go over and over the area of fill, so a lot of it is pretty basic when you break it down. There is an