Is the Artist looking in the Mirror?
Charmaine Olivia‘s paintings look like a reflection of herself, i.e. her hairdo, tattoos, and life style. She states that she is inspired by “skulls, glass bottles and messy hair. I dream every single night and I never get bored.” 
Warning: This post contains images with nudity. Viewer discretion is advised.
Notes by the artist: 
I work in a variety of media, my favorites are oil and ink. I am currently preparing for my solo show at “Shooting Gallery“, San Francisco in January 2012. My illustrations, photography and paintings have appeared in magazines throughout the world. You can find my prints and designs at Urban Outfitters, Volcom Stone, Element, Nylon Magazine, Eyes on Walls, Envelop, Threadless, Bolia, Society6 [...]
1/2. "About." Charmaineolivia.com. Retrieved on January 10th, 2012. Artwork and photos © Charmaine Olivia Link via Fecal Face