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Blue Phoenix by Karadin by karadin Blue Phoenix by Karadin by karadin
BLUE PHOENIX by Karadin
image copyright Karadin 2011 all rights reserved
model Benedict Cumberbatch (as Sherlock Holmes)
tattoo after Japanese artist Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849)

Four colour print and Japanese chiyogami papers.

Image depicts tattoing in a traditonal Japanese style.

RED DRAGON Version Here:
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GOLD TIGER Version Here:
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:iconmollymc2000:
Mollymc2000 Jun 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
just brillant art!
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:iconkaradin:
karadin Jun 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
thank you very much!
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AnaxErik4ever Apr 27, 2012  Student Writer
Blue for his scarf; the phoenix for the fact that he "cheated death". Nice.
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:iconkaradin:
karadin Apr 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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karadin Jan 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
thanks!
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dona-nobis-rosa Jul 23, 2011
Aha... that's lovely, and... and :heart: at the symbolism.
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:iconkaradin:
karadin Jul 23, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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Rossolove Jul 22, 2011  Hobbyist Filmographer
This is beautifulllll. Love his expression and the tattoo<3 :D
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:iconkaradin:
karadin Jul 22, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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