Aces 'N' Spades

Apprenticeship Program

The Aces N Spades Tattoo Apprenticeship/Mentorship Program offers a personalized journey into the world of tattooing. You will have your abilities pushed to the limit and learn what it means to be a successful tattoo artist, while being supported and surrounded by a group of successful artists.

What Are We Looking For?

You don’t need to be the best, but you do need the desire to want to be the best. You might not get concepts on the first attempt, you might not even get them on the 100th attempt, but you are a person who never gives up. You are ready to work hard, explore new ideas and create the beauty you want to see in the world. You might be someone who has had a passion for art your whole life or someone who recently learned more about themselves. You are looking for tattooing to be your career, to devote your life’s work and find out what you are capable of creating.

What You Will Get

Aces N Spades Tattoo will be your designed environment to learn the present requirements of tattooing. You will learn line work, shading and various techniques that will help you turn designs to tattoos. You will learn the importance of customer service and how it can completely change a clients entire experience. You will learn how to go from consultations to designs to tattooing your first client. Most importantly, you will have an intimate learning environment that is required to become a tattoo artist. You won’t be competing for time with 30 other apprentices. We take a select amount of apprentices to ensure that we can give you the time that you deserve with our team of artists. This apprenticeship is not free and comes at a monthly cost, apprenticeship is a minim 12 months.


Required Skills: Willingness to learn, take criticism and grow, Respect for others, Desire for radical transparency in work, Competitive art base, Strong work ethic, and Basic understanding of Photoshop or Procreate, have a drawing portfolio to view, have an instagram and facebook account that showcase your art.

South Side

9939-63 Ave. NW,
Edmonton, Canada

North Side

12203-118 Ave. NW,
Edmonton, Canada