About Lemon Dragon Tattoo Academy


Are you looking for a change in career? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to work in the tattoo industry, but don’t know where to begin. Here at Lemon Dragon Tattoo Academy, you can turn your aspirations into reality. Working with two fully trained, award winning tattoo artists, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the industry, and will leave ready to put your foot in any studio door, with an increased desirability as a tattoo apprentice.


The course will be held every Thursday and Friday for a month, from 6-9pm, making it flexible around most work hours and suitable for most trainees.

Over the duration of the course, you will learn everything you need to know from how to fully prepare your own station, inclusive of all the hygiene regulations, to different tattoo techniques, such as grey shading, water shading, colouring and blending.


Week 1
Thursday – Hygiene, Skin, Needles and Machine
Friday – How to hold a tattoo machine, line work

Week 2
Thursday – Line work
Friday – Colouring (filling and block colours)

Week 3
Thursday – Colouring (blending)
Friday – Grey shading

Week 4
Thursday - Water Shading
Friday – Test and Certification

​After completing the course you will receive a Certificate of Competence, to show any studio that you are ready to make your mark in the tattoo artistry world!

If you would like to hear more, or would like to book in for the academy, please e-mail us at
The total cost of this course is £950, and £200 must be paid as a deposit via bank transfer prior to the start of the course.
For the first three months we will be holding a 15% off promotional offer, meaning that you can join the academy for only £800!

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