Deciding which type of tattoo machine to buy as your first machine can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to learning how to tattoo. That’s why it’s so important to understand the different types of tattoo machines before you lay out any money.

A rotary tattoo machine is the easiest machine for a beginner. Dragonhawk make a reasonably priced pen style rotary tattoo starter kit available through Amazon. It includes a power supply and pedal as well as a machine and other extras. It will allow you to start learning how to tattoo on practice skin.