Japanese Koi Fish Tattoo Cover Up
Koi which is the japanese word for carp has been a popular tattoo design for many years and still to this day remains popular amongst both men and women.
Japanese koi fish tattoo cover up. The koi is more than just a colourful and collectible fish it is also one of the most popular and beautiful story myth tale and tattoo themes a beauty which. One more session needed for touch up. The flag with pictures of the fish even gets raised when a son is born in the homes.
Symbols of strength and masculinity in japan koi are know there as the warrior s fish. Koi fish are prominent in the work of japanese tattoo artists because of a long standing legend of how the fish become dragons. Mythology would have you believe that the koi fish has the ability to swim up the yellow river and become a dragon.
Japanese koi fish cover up tattoo i did a few months back. For the same reasons the legs are also a popular placement choice for koi tattoos. The different colours of the koi fish have different meanings as well.
This japanese koi sleeve tattoo started last year as a half sleeve cover up and lower part just added tis year. The black colour is a sign of tribute for overcoming change with a victory. The thighs in particular offer a larger surface area for a bolder design and the tattoo can be more easily covered up if necessary.
Half sleeves or koi fish forearm tattoos are also an option. Probably surprising to many westerners is the very large amount of ancient myths that surround these beautiful fish in the orient and their elevated status there. This cover up japanese tattoo done by george bardadim resident of tattoo culture brooklyn nyc.
Koi tattoo sleeve full sleeve tattoo design koi fish tattoo japanese sleeve tattoos underwater tattoo hannya mask tattoo coy fish oriental tattoo 2017. Aug 29 2019 explore karen s board japanese koi fish tattoo followed by 15371 people on pinterest. Just had a koi tattoo to do a cover up on two tats all black except to make the scales stand out and the meaning has so much.
Japanese koi fish cover up tattoo by danetattoo on deviantart. Most of the meaning and symbolism behind the fish stems from this ancient legend. Koi cover up tattoo by george bardadim tattoo artist nyc done at tattoo culture brooklyn.
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