Koi and flower tattoo design I would just change the colors to yellow, black and white


Koi is a Japanese word meaning carp fish. The koi tattoo is associated with masculine and positive qualities such as courage, wisdom, knowledge, longevity, loyalty and the ability to attain goals and to overcome life?s difficulties

Japanese carp banner, Koinobori 鯉のぼり

Japanese carp banner, Koinobori 鯉のぼり (carp-shaped wind socks traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate "Tango no Sekku",(It's a national holiday called Children's Day which is May.

Japanese carp streamers for Children's Day

Japanese Koi streamers for Children's Day***I so love a culture that celebrates children***

Carp streamer

~~ These are the lovely carp streamers ( koi nobori ) featured in an adorable fanart piece that I pinned recently.


chalermphol harnchakkham - Chalermphol Harnchakkham is a Bangkok-based graphic designer and illustrator, whose colorful art creations regularly adorn apparel worn worldwide.

Utagawa Kuniyoshi- Black carp

Japanese art Black carp by Utagawa Kuniyoshi. Ukiyo-e style Intorduce children to chinese art, create a granulated wash for background and use a sharpee for koi fish- each student can make their own stamp out of an eraser:

Carp with a harp.

The Art of Children's Picture Books: Ape In A Cape, Written and Illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg

Peace Koi Tattoo with bg by *Phynix on deviantART

Peace Koi Tattoo with bg by *Phynix on deviantART