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Body Art Education by Ryan Ouellette

Understanding and Applying Freehand Piercing Techniques. 

 

Join APP member and instructor Ryan Ouellette for this full day seminar. We will explore the fundamentals of freehand piercing techniques from theory to execution. Bevel theory, marking and placement, wound shaping, jewelry transfers, and more. This class will cover several piercing varieties including, navel, nipple (including inverted nipples), surface piercings, lips, nostrils, ear cartilage, and more. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions to provide a personalized learning experience. OPEN TO PROFESSIONAL PIERCERS OF ALL SKILL LEVELS. Apprentices may attend, but must be accompanied by their verified mentor.

  1. Piercing Needle Bevel Theory slideshow presentation: this section will explain the physics of how a piercing needle makes a hole, and how best to control it. We also cover different needle bending theories and other needle topics. 

  2. Video Presentation: featuring over a dozen videos recorded and edited to give you the best perspective of the techniques explored in the class. 

  3. Hands on demonstration and practice: attendees will be shown live needle dynamic techniques and then have the opportunity to practice on inanimate objects. The instructor can then help dial in the techniques we cover.


Pre-registration will be required to verify professional status. Please email ryanpba@gmail.com with the subject "seminar" including the city you are registering for and include:

  • your full name (and what name you want on your certificate if it varies)

  • your phone number and mailing address

  • the studio you are currently working in

  • a copy, scan, or photo of your piercing license, piercing business card, screenshot of a website listing you as a piercer, or APP member certificate / link to listing on the APP website.

Once we have that we will send you an electronic invoice you can pay online. 

 

Confirmed Upcoming Dates:

Mon November 18 & Tues November 19, choose your session: Atlanta, Georgia

Happeville area of ATL (address will be shared during registration)

Facebook Event Page

Cost: $200 (one day)

When registering please specify which date you are reserving. 

Future seminars with dates pending:

Denver, Minneapolis, Seattle, Hamilton Ontario

The Understanding and Applying Freehand Piercing Techniques seminar has taken place in Dallas, Orlando, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Nashville, San Francisco, Vancouver, Washington, Hollywood, London, UK, and Ontario, Canada with great success. Join us for a seminar near you!

Triple Threat Seminar

 

OPEN TO PROFESSIONAL PIERCERS AND APPRENTICES OF ALL SKILL LEVELS. Join APP member and instructor Ryan Ouellette for a full day of classes. Three classes in one day, class subjects vary by location. Visit the facebook event pages for class descriptions. 

Each class will have a run time of approximately 1.5 - 2 hours. Workshop elements and demonstration will be used when possible. 

Pre-registration will be required to verify professional status. Please email ryanpba@gmail.com with the city name in the subject and include:

-your full name (and what name you want on your certificate if it varies)

-your phone number and mailing address

-the studio you are currently working in

-a copy, scan, or photo of your piercing license, piercing business card, screenshot of a website listing you as a piercer, or APP member certificate / link to your listing on the APP website.

-Professional apprentices may attend, but it is suggested to attend with your mentor.

Once we have that we will send you an electronic invoice you can pay online.

CONFIRMED UPCOMING DATES:

Monday August 26th: Gambrills, Maryland (Anatomy, Septums, Nipples)

@ Freyja Body Piercing

Facebook Event Page

Cost: $200

Sunday September 1st: Chicago area (Anatomy, Septums, Daiths)

100 Higgins Rd, Park Ridge, IL

Facebook event page

Cost: $200

Monday September 2nd: Private Seminar Dubuque, IA for staff and guests of The Crow's Nest (invitation required) Bevel Theory, Septums, Daiths

Cost: $200

Monday October 28th: Ft. Myers, Florida (Anatomy, Septums, Daiths)

@Tiger Lotus Tattoo

Facebook Event Page

Cost: $200

Ryan Ouellette has been instructing classes for the world's leading body art conferences for a decade.

  • The Association of Professional Piercers (APP) annual conference in Las Vegas

  • The Body Modification Exchange Network (BMXNET) conference in Germany

  • The United Kingdom Association of Professional Piercers (UKAPP) conference in England

  • The Latin Body Piercers (LBP) conference in Mexico

  • The Boston Tattoo Convention

  • The Piercing Studio Group (GEP) conference in Brazil

He has instructed classes on a variety of body art subjects including body piercing, scarification, sterilization, and jewelry sales. As this new venture grows we plan to offer a variety of class structures and subjects to help grow our industry. 

  • Shadowing opportunities at the Precision Body Arts facility.

  • Introductory seminars at tattoo conventions and industry events.

  • Expanded seminars at private facilities and body art studios.

  • One on one mentoring at your studio or ours.

  • Consultant services for studio layout, work flow, and safety practices

Email: ryanpba@gmail.com for inquiries.