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Body Art Education by Ryan Ouellette

Due to the ongoing health risk all educational offerings will be presented as webinars until further notice. 

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Get on-demand access to on-demand educational videos at www.patreon.com/ryanpba on the $15 arch-mage tier. 

 

Next live webinar

SUNDAY, MARCH 7 2021 AT 1 PM Eastern US time via Zoom

Bevel Theory Webinar & Workshop for all experience levels

Click here for the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/179765807229311)

Beginner and Advanced Bevel Theory presentation + bevel theory workshop. Sunday March 7th 2021 at 1:00pm eastern US time. Check local time for your region. Class will be held online via Zoom. Open to professional piercers of all skill levels, apprentices suggested to attend with a mentor. Cost is $100 USD, payable by online invoice. Register via this form (https://forms.gle/TPEHfDDUCz7S2iVV8).

Join APP member and instructor Ryan Ouellette for this informative 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 and variations. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions to provide a personalized learning experience.

  • 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.

  • 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. Recommended supplies to have ready: bananas, piercing needles in 18g - 10g, sharps receptacle. Optional supplies: gloves, parallel pliers.

To register, fill out the registration form and send any necessary verification for professional status to ryanpba@gmail.com. Verification document examples: piercing license, body art studio license, picture of your piercing business card listing your name, screen cap of professional piercing website listing your name, copy of your APP / UKAPP membership certificate, copy of an attendance certificate from other professional piercing classes, etc. Once we receive your registration and verification we will invoice you. Paid attendees will receive their invitation and access code via email the day before the class. Certificates will be issued upon completion.

Register via this form (https://forms.gle/TPEHfDDUCz7S2iVV8).

New on-demand content for professional piercers available at www.patreon.com/ryanpba.

 

Join on the $15/month Arch Mage tier for instant access to a dozen hour+ long videos. 

  • Nipple Considerations

  • Making connector pins

  • Bevel Theory workshop

  • STATIM basics

 

and much more!

Progressive Considerations for Nipple Piercing
Progressive Considerations for Nipple Piercing

Basic STATIM useage
Basic STATIM useage

Exclusive Ask-Me-Anything
Exclusive Ask-Me-Anything

Progressive Considerations for Nipple Piercing
Progressive Considerations for Nipple Piercing

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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.

The Understanding and Applying Freehand Piercing Techniques seminar has taken place in Atlanta, 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!

Other classes by Ryan Ouellette

 

Ethical Upselling: sell smarter not harder.

A comprehensive discussion about how to present and sell fine body jewelry in the modern market. For piercers transitioning away from lower end jewelry options expansion and sales can be an intimidating task. Learn how to select new lines and options for quick turn around and reinvestment. Grow your client base through applied product knowledge and presentation. For piercers trying to increase sales of high end items it can be frustrating encountering price shoppers, sticker shock, and lower price point competition. We will discuss ways to change the conversation to focus on jewelry options and quality while respecting the budget of the client. Guiding your clients to a better choice rather than pressuring them into a sale has helped grow some of the industry's top studios. Learn the skills to succeed and grow your business.

Piercing Marking Workshop*.

*This class is best presented live to an audience, as such it will be suspended until COVID travel restrictions are eased. Just like most aspects of piercing, there is more than one correct way to mark a piercing. We will explore several options including surgical skin markers, tooth + gentian violet, needle blank marking, and more. We will also cover how to mark advanced placements such as paired nostrils, inverted nipples, surface piercings, ear projects, and much more. This will be an expanded version of the class offered at BMXNET.

 

The Daith Piercing: expand your knowledge.

Piercing or miracle cure? We will discuss the origins or the "daith" name, anatomy and placement, appropriate jewelry options, common issues, piercing techniques, and more.

Multiple other classes are available. If you are interested in alternate classes, or in hosting a class at your shop email ryanpba@gmail.com

Vancouver, WA
Vancouver, WA
Ontario, Canada
Concord, CA
Blue Star Tattoo
Chicago Seminar
Chicago Seminar
Boston freehand class
Maryland
Orlando
UKAPP
Essen, Germany
Maryland
Orlando
Essen, Germany
APP
Orlando
Orlando
Orlando
Sao Paulo, Brazil
APP Las Vegas
UKAPP Birmingham
GEP conference, Brazil
APP

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

  • The RuAPP (Russian Association of Professional Piercers) conference in Russia. 

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.