It's no secret that a lot of tattoo artists were self-taught at the start of their careers.
It concludes with profiles of five major figures in the writing of science and two appendices, one of notes from a science-fiction writing workshop and the other a syllabus for a self-taught course in how to write a science-fiction story.
Tommy Hilfiger, a self-taught fashion designer from Elmira, New York, first introduced his innovative line of men's clothing and sportswear in 1985.
Dr. Spencer was a self-taught engineer with no high school education who worked for a company called Raytheon.
Silva was essentially a self-taught amateur psychologist with no formal education.
His education was only elementary and very defective, except in mathematics, in which he was largely self-taught; and although at his death he left a considerable library, he was never an assiduous reader.
But Vuk Stefanovich Karajich, a self-taught writer, proved the fallacy of that assumption.
Few self-taught riders attain to excellence; they may keep a good place in hunting, if possessed of plenty of courage, and mounted on a bold and not too tender-mouthed horse, but they never will be riders in the proper sense of the word.
At Athens, the centre of the intellectual life of Greece, there was soon to be found a host of sophists; some of them strangers, others citizens; some of them bred under Protagoras and Prodicus, others self-taught.
Some accounts make him the continuer of the school of Polyclitus; some represent him as self-taught.