Tattooing course


Robert Robson Łypik

About me

He graduated from the secondary school of fine arts in krakow and studied at wyższa szkoła pedagogiczna in kraków (teacher's college) (specializing in visual arts). For many years he ran the robtattoo studio (now robtattoo design studio), creator of tattoo familia studio, which is located in the centre of the old town in krakow. The founder of rob ltd group, a business linking various areas related to a tattoo art in a broad sense, as well as a tattoo studio, training courses, shop with piercing and tattoo accessories. In 2012 he opened gallery 3/3 in cracow in ul. Sienna, realising a plan which creates a place combining various, sometimes distant fields of art, such as artistic activities, tattoo, performance, theatre. Robert robson has been teaching tattoo and drawing for several years in paredo academy .

Individual training for advanced.
Extended practical part, exercises on models.
Practical use of all types of machines.
The weekly course offers the basis for developing independent tattooing skills.
Free trainings - subsidies from the employment offices possible.
Training completion certificate confirming the qualifications.


Before you sign up for a piercing course it is required that you consult your works ( it also applies to trainings which you are sent to by an authority). Please send your work to the email address:

Basic training

54 hours

9 000 PLN

Training with a model

63 hours

9 000 PLN

Individual training

2-days, advanced

4 000 PLN

A special price for employment offices

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Course program


Individual 2-days advanced training

Intermediate offer

First day

Discussion of the basic issues - the role of the project in tattooing, the selection of the right tools to perform the project, the relationship between the type of drive in the machine and its application, training the selected design with the use of appropriately selected equipment (exercises on artificial leather).

Second day

Implementation of the selected project on the model using the experiences from the first day and summarizing information from both days.

Basic training / with model

1. Drawing, design
  • the role of drawing / design in the tattooing process
  • working on design / three patterns to develop
    • design correction
  • preparation for consultations
    • rescaling
    • consideration of the client's arrangements
    • consideration of technological constraints
  • preparation for implementation
    • transfer onto the hectograph carbon paper
    • the role of tracing onto the tracing paper in the tattooing process
    • establishing a strategy for implementing a specific pattern
2. Technical and hardware data
  • structure of the razor
    • coil drive
    • rotary drive
    • battery drive
    • pen machine
    • the latest trends
  • power supply
    • types of power supplies
    • the role of the power supply in the tattooing process
    • proper use of power in the tattooing process
  • wires
    • quality of cables in the tattooing process
    • the role of selection for the equipment used
    • alternative solutions
    • troubleshooting
  • needles
    • classic
    • cartridges
    • structure and application, types of sharpening, thickness
  • tubing for needles
    • classic
    • cartridges
    • disposable
    • reusable (sterilization)
    • integrated (pen)
  • carcasses
    • producers (characteristics)
    • colour (characteristics)
    • greywash / black and white (characteristics)
  • health and safety
    • own health
    • customer health
    • the role of the customer health survey
    • preparation of the workplace
    • the role of the "clean" zone
    • the "dirty" zone threats
    • ergonomics
    • division into disposable and reusable items
    • disassembly of the station after the tattooing process
  • protection of a fresh tattoo
    • classic foil
    • "second skin" foil
    • "user manual" for the customer
    • tattoo care preparations
  • sterilization process (optional)
  • construction of the studio
    • general principles of arranging the studio in terms of sanitation (requirements of the sanitary-epidemiological station)
    • elements of the equipment, their role and functionality
    • studio as a place of customer service (marketing, ergonomics, comfort)
3. Tattooing in practice
  • strategy
    • preparation of the pattern
    • ability to use equipment (machines)
    • developing a sequence of actions
  • process
    • selection of tools (needles)
    • proper setting of the machine for the task
    • execution of a pattern in a fixed order
    • practicing various techniques of pigment insertion
4. Tattooing on the model (optional)

Tattoo practice using a model is optional and carried out the additional, seventh day of the course.
If the model practice part is included, the price of the training increases by pln 1000.
The pattern is selected by the trainer so as to match the trainee's skills.

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