Color Outside The Lines: A Tattoo Documentary
Filmmaker, Artemus Jenkins, has created this documentary about the world of black tattoo artists titled, Color Outside The Lines: A Tattoo Documentary. Courtesy of Kickstarter, the documentary highlights one of the most renowned black tattoo artists, Miya Bailey. In the film, it goes over the history of black tattoo culture and how it originated from the south despite a heavily segregated climate for black artists seeking entry. It talks about the signature and evolution of tattooing styles as well as the influence it has over newer artists.
Aside from tattooing, the film explores the artist’s personal struggles that come with being an artist, how it affects your social life, personal relationships and other aspirations.