Kirt Silver is multi-award winning, internationally known artist who has compiled his experience and knowledge to bring us the Back 2 Reality Colour Realism Seminar. Kirt will take you through his approach to this style. Sharing the art principles that helped him to break into colour realism and take his work to where it is today. Covering the understanding of tone to create high contrast . Discussing machines and inks, tattooing techniques, different needle groupings. How to choose, create or take the right photo as reference. Also covering techniques to better the image with computer photo editing tools. Create your Stencils to make a working readable guide for the best possible outcome, the stencil application and working process to allow it to hold up while you tattoo. Understanding that artist learn more visually. Kirt will take you through a video covering the key points of a Color Realistic tattoo step-by-step. Kirt will be covering the important matter of how to develop an eye catching portfolio that will gain your clients trust and demand for your work, allowing you to incorporate your style while giving the client your absolute best. The seminar runs between 2-3 hours and included is a Back 2 Reality digital PDF over view of the entire course that you can refer back to.
This seminar is a 3hr Q&A type format which will take place as a tattoo is being applied from start to finish. It takes you step by step through the entire process of creating a photo realistic black and grey tattoo. From the choosing of the reference photo to the addition of white highlights at the end and everything in between, no question will be unanswered. Between the visual process and the Q&A discussions this seminar will be the next step in taking your black and grey game to a photo realistic level.