The Tattoo Series by Michael Newberry

Art within art. Painting a person with tattoos is like painting a painting within a painting. Mind-bending. The tricky part for the painter is to be not confused by the tones and hues of the tattoos and bring out the forms and light of anatomy.

Tattoo Series, 2017, oil on canvas, each 24×20″

Michael Newberry, Idyllwild, 5/17/2020