The Awe-Inspiring Art Of Chris Nieves

Chris Nieves is proving that falling on hard times is no reason to stop following your passion for art.

Despite currently being incarcerated and unable to tattoo, tattoo artist Chris Nieves has taken to spending his time completing these awe-inspiring pencil drawings and oil paintings. 

There really are no words to describe how lifelike his art is, so take a look at it for yourself. 

Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Manny Pacquiao oil painting by Chris Nieves #artshare #MannyPacquiao #chrisnieves #art #painting
Manny Pacquiao oil painting by Chris Nieves #artshare #MannyPacquiao #chrisnieves #art #painting
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Big cat oil painting by Chris Nieves #artshare #cat #bigcat #chrisnieves #art #painting
Big cat oil painting by Chris Nieves #artshare #cat #bigcat #chrisnieves #art #painting
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Pencil drawing of Mike Tyson by Chris Nieves on an envelope #artshare #MikeTyson #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Pencil drawing of Mike Tyson by Chris Nieves on an envelope #artshare #MikeTyson #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Australian boxer Anthony Mundine oil painting by Chris Nieves #artshare #AnthonyMundine #ChrisNieves #art #painting
Australian boxer Anthony Mundine oil painting by Chris Nieves #artshare #AnthonyMundine #ChrisNieves #art #painting
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Close-up portrait oil painting by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #painting
Close-up portrait oil painting by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #painting
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Pencil drawing of former Australian Prime Minister (and war criminal) John Howard by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #JohnHoward #ChrisNieves #art #painting
Pencil drawing of former Australian Prime Minister (and war criminal) John Howard by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #JohnHoward #ChrisNieves #art #painting
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Oil painting of his wife Emily Rose Murray by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #painting
Oil painting of his wife Emily Rose Murray by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #painting
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Photo-realism pencil drawing on an envelope by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Photo-realism pencil drawing on an envelope by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Man with facial tattoos pencil drawing by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Man with facial tattoos pencil drawing by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Female portrait pencil drawing by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Female portrait pencil drawing by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Chris Nieves with his oil painting of Mike Tyson #artshare #miketyson #chrisnieves #art #drawing #painting
Chris Nieves with his oil painting of Mike Tyson #artshare #miketyson #chrisnieves #art #drawing #painting
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Super realistic pencil drawing by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Super realistic pencil drawing by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Stacie MayerFrom Tattoodo App
Pencil drawing of model Gemma Ward by Chris Nieves  #artshare #portrait #GemmaWard #ChrisNieves #art #drawing
Pencil drawing of model Gemma Ward by Chris Nieves #artshare #portrait #GemmaWard #ChrisNieves #art #drawing

Follow Chris on Instagram @chris_nieves_portrait_artist