Doing cover-ups is a fine art within itself. A good cover-up not only covers the old tattoo and makes it vanish, but steers the viewers attention away from the covered area. The correct response to a cover-up should be “…wait, there was something there before?”

This was created with a textured 7 tight liner (should’ve used a traditional 9 liner), 13 curved magnum, 17 bugpin curved magnum, and eternal, intenze and alla prima inks.