No matter where you are in your career, from street shop level all the way up to doing custom bodywork, you will have occasions where you need to be able to produce good lettering on skin. Pennsylvania tattooist BJ Betts has long been known for his beautiful lettering technique... precise, readable, yet full of life, character and style. Over the past few years BJ has released a series of books that are aimed at providing a comprehensive toolbox of lettering tricks and techniques to tattooists from all walks of life. The second in the series is "The BJ Betts Custom Lettering Guide 2", which focuses on some of the most popular classic tattoo fonts, and shows ways to create variations on them without losing readability. It also introduces graph paper techniques for making more precise lettering, and wraps up with a number of highly useful scripts and embellishments. With short, concise explanations, each page is illustrated in a way that makes these methods clear and easy to follow. It's the kind of book that will get totally dogeared from repeated use.