clareketontattoos_wip_koi_freehand_sketch_stencil

clareketontattoos_wip_koi_outline

clareketontattoos_wip_outline_koifish

clareketon_tattoo_wip_outline_koifish

‘Koi no taki_nobori’ meaning koi climbing rapids… Carp swim upstream to become a dragon.. They have succeeded in climbing the river rapids.  Determination to overcome all obstacles, evoking images of energy, power, courage, overcoming life’s difficulties!

From sketch to stencil to outline.  This one is draping over the clients shoulder from chest to back.

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