Color Realism Tattoos by Sean Sweeney

Color Realism Tattoos by Sean Sweeney

Portraits with an old-school movie poster feel.

Sean Sweeney is the owner and tattoo artist at American Tattoo Art in Virginia.  Sweeney does the occasional black and grey tattoo, but his portfolio is made up primarily of color realism tattoos. His work features mainly movie characters, creatures, and family portraits - all of which are quite commonly requested by clients.  

Color portrait by Sean Sweeney. #realism #colorrealism #SeanSweeney #portrait
Color portrait by Sean Sweeney. #realism #colorrealism #SeanSweeney #portrait
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His style reminds me of the artwork on old-school movie posters, with a  smooth, painterly realism feel. The tattoos bring on feelings of nostalgia, especially with the recreations of movie characters. Be whisked away to the past with these portrait tattoos by Sean Sweeney.

For more color realism check out these super Creepy Color Realism Tattoos by Bumer

Jason Voorhees' hockey mask. By Sean Sweeney. #realism #colorrealism #SeanSweeney #Fridaythe13th #JasonVoorhees #hockeymask
Jason Voorhees' hockey mask. By Sean Sweeney. #realism #colorrealism #SeanSweeney #Fridaythe13th #JasonVoorhees #hockeymask
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