In the 119th episode in our Youtube series Body Piercing Basics, DaVo sits down with his apprentice Shannon and talks about what it is like to be a piercing apprentice, and asks the following questions:
What drew you to piercing?
What has been your biggest challenge?
How did you find a mentor?
What training or research that you did before starting an apprenticeship has been most helpful?
What was the biggest surprise of your apprenticeship?
What is a book, website or resource that you would suggest?
How have your family and friends reacted to you piercing?
Any advice that you would give those starting out?
What is your favorite piercing to do?
Which is larger 5/32 or 1/4?
If you have a question you would like to see covered in a future video, please comment or contact DaVo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I aka DaVo have been a professional body piercer and the owner of the Axiom Body Piercing Studio in Des Moines, Iowa since 1994. My focus on education and helping clients make safe and informed decisions on getting pierced has always been a large part of my business practices and services. With my website and increasingly on youtube, I hope to expand and inform others outside of my small part of the world. I always encourage questions and comments, so if you have one, please comment.
Visit the New Channel Website - https://bptchannel.com/
Check Out Our Merch Store - https://teespring.com/stores/bpt-channel
All images used as used in the spirit of Fair Uses. If you are the photographer, piercer, or owner of the piercing and would like to be credited, please contact DaVo at email@example.com
The links below are affiliate links and part of the proceeds will go to DaVo, the Axiom, and Body Piercing & Tattooing Staff.
Suggested Aftercare Products:
- For Premixed Saline DaVo suggests. NeilMed Neil Cleanse Wound Wash First-Aid Sterile Saline Solution 6 fl oz Each - https://amzn.to/2lgrfL7
- Band-Aid Brand First Aid Products Tru-Absorb Gauze Sponges for Cleaning Wounds, 4 in x 4 in, 50 ct - https://amzn.to/2Q1nrcm
All footage was filmed using a Canon EOS 80D Camera with the Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens - https://amzn.to/3bb5PV4 and Canon EOS R - https://amzn.to/386Y1BZ with Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Lens - https://amzn.to/3jkvptO
For more information on DaVo and the Axiom Body Piercing Studio go to https://axiompiercing.com
Follow the Axiom:
- Twitter - @axiomskt - https://twitter.com/axiomskt
- TikToc - @SKTattoo - http://vm.tiktok.com/fWNXFc/
- Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Axiompiercing/
- Body Piercing & Tattoo Channels New Website - https://bptchannel.com/
Skin Kitchen Tattoo and The Axiom Body Piercing Studio are located at 3800 Douglas Ave./Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Tattoo hours are Thursday - Monday 1-8pm
Piercing hours are Thursday - Monday 2-8pm