Classes, Workshops, Events, and Podcasts!



Our Foundations course uses drawing fundamentals with a tattooing approach to help you achieve better results in your artwork


  • master Shape, Value, Edge & Color
  • $197 includes course and all bonus modules (limited time only)
  • Purchase FOUNDATIONS


Find Your Style is our more personal course that we open twice a year to a limited number of artists. Included in this small group, in-depth course are weekly critiques and one on one advice on your progress throughout from Jake and other invited artists


See our growing list of downloadable workshops below and make plans to attend an upcoming event!


Dan Marshall - Plein Air Watercolor

What​ ​you​ ​will​ ​learn:
● A​ ​deliberate​ ​and​ ​repeatable​ ​process​ ​for​ ​creating​ ​realistic​ ​watercolor​ ​paintings
● How​ ​to​ ​use​ ​different​ ​types​ ​of​ ​edges​ ​to​ ​create​ ​visual​ ​interest
● How​ ​to​ ​edit​ ​what​ ​you​ ​see​ ​to​ ​create​ ​interesting​ ​paintings
● How​ ​to​ ​use​ ​subtle​ ​shifts​ ​in​ ​value​ ​and​ ​temperature​ ​to​ ​create​ ​depth
● How​ ​to​ ​decide​ ​what​ ​you​ ​want​ ​to​ ​paint.
● What​ ​tools​ ​and​ ​materials​ ​are​ ​best​ ​suited​ ​for​ ​watercolor​ ​painting
● How​ ​to​ ​use​ ​varying​ ​degrees​ ​of​ ​wetness​ ​in​ ​the​ ​paper​ ​to​ ​your​ ​advantage
● Much​ ​more!

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Nick Baxter - Sharp Focus In Realism (Oil Painting)

Both formally schooled in oil painting at the college level and self-taught through years of honing his style in the tattoo industry, Nick brings these two worlds together into a simple formula in his specialty: Sharp-focus realism. Aimed specifically at helping tattoo artists who are seeking to expand their artistic practice into a second medium, this workshop makes many helpful comparisons between the tattoo and painting mediums; at the same time, it encompasses enough information to be of immense value to all aspiring realist oil painters, from beginner to intermediate level.


Upcoming Events

All workshops are held at Studio 688 in Memphis, TN unless otherwise noted

  • August 24-26, 2018 - Phoenix, AZ (Learn More)

  • Impact Project For Tattooers

    Sep 13-16, 2018 - Indianapolis, IN (Learn More)

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