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Educational Opportunities

for piercers of all skill levels

Educational Opportunities 

All courses are designed for piercers of all skill levels

Advanced Bevel Theory Seminar - Sydney AUS

Thursday Oct 26th 2023

Seminars

Understanding and Applying Bevel Theory

Exploring the fundamentals of freehand piercing techniques from theory to execution, including a heavy emphasis on needle modification.

BLOOD, and how we work with it: by Ryan Ouellette

This presentation discusses a common factor in our day to day work as piercers, blood.

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, techniques, and more.

Anatomy for the Body Piercer

Explaining structures of the body; circulatory system, glands, muscle. Providing basic anatomical knowledge so piercers can understand what lies just beneath the surface and how it affects healing.

Ethical Sales Strategies: Sell Smarter not Harder

A comprehensive discussion about how to present and sell fine body jewelry in the modern market.

Progressive Considerations for Nipple Piercings

This presentation will discuss post-surgical nipple piercing, hormone replacement therapy in relation to nipple piercing, inverted nipples and more.

Exclusive Patreon Content

Vertical Clitoral Hood (VCH) Piercings - subtitled

*THIS VIDEO CONTAINS ADULT CONTENT*
Enjoy this video about Vertical Clitoral Hood piercings. I show an example of piercing a VCH from the top-down into a receiving tube, including helpful tips and tricks on showing the client the marks, discussing sensitive subjects, jewelry transfers, and what to do when a client moves during the piercing.

Needle Bending tips & tricks - subtitled

This video can help you get more comfortable with the concept of bending your needle. Needle bends can help make a piercing easier in a tight space, either with or without additional tools. Needle bends can also help simplify jewelry installations by having the sharp end pointing out of the way of your fingers or the client's anatomy. This video also covers some safety aspects such as using needle blanks for practice, and the importance of avoiding needlestick injuries. If you like this video also check out the companion video about Needle Modification (needle crushing).
Subtitling this took a very long time. I think I will probably have to limit subtitling to the shorter videos in the future.

Nostril Piercing from the inside-out (subtitled)

This is how I pierce the majority of my nostrils. I pierce from the inside-out, and install a flat disc backing from the inside with it. This method might seem intimidating if it is new to you, but the actual technique is quite simple. This video includes multiple examples of piercing, but also a helpful exercise you can practice with.

Vertical Labret Piercing - subtitled

This video about vertical lower lip piercing will show my methods of marking, jewelry installation, and how to judge jewelry size easily. This video will show a no-clamps method with internally threaded jewelry.

Rook Piercings - subtitled

Rook piercings can be performed a few different ways, so I included three different versions of tool based and tool free methods. I also include some info about bends you can put on your needle to support your methods and help with jewelry installation.

Philtrum piercings (with subtitles)

Enjoy this video about philtrum piercings with a mic of new and archived material. I discuss marking, piercing from the inside-out, aftercare and troubleshooting, and issues related to the frenulum.

Guiche Piercing with ring (subtitles)

Enjoy this video about Guiche piercing. I discuss some issues related to jewelry selection and performance. This piercing is performed with a 10g modified (crushed) needle and a captive bead ring.

Rook Piercings

Rook piercings can be performed a few different ways, so I included three different versions of tool based and tool free methods. I also include some info about bends you can put on your needle to support your methods and help with jewelry installation.

Forward Helix with Lola Slider

Enjoy this special guest video with Lola Slider explaining her method for a forward helix piercing. Lola utilizes a fully disposable front-to-back method, the video includes a demonstration of how to "reverse direction" with needle blanks and connectors for installation of the jewelry from back-to-front.

Nostril Piercings: Inside-out

This is how I pierce the majority of my nostrils. I pierce from the inside-out, and install a flat disc backing from the inside with it. This method might seem intimidating if it is new to you, but the actual technique is quite simple. This video includes multiple examples of piercing, but also a helpful exercise you can practice with.

Needle Modification

Needle modification has become an important companion for bevel theory. Enjoy this video explaining my method and preferences for modifying a blade style piercing needle.

Rings part 2: ring openers and closers, niobium vs titanium

Enjoy this follow up to my previous video about tips for rings. This video covers the differences between titanium, niobium, and steel rings. Brass tip tools and steel tip tools and how to reduce the chances of damaging a ring when using them. This video also includes a helpful tip for how to install captive bead rings without bending, spreading, opening, or manipulating the ring with tools. Enjoy.

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