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Celtic Knot Zoomorphic- Rats by realitysquared Celtic Knot Zoomorphic- Rats by realitysquared
A female friend of mine and I were talking a little while ago and she mentioned how she was considering getting another tattoo, an armband style celtic knot. We got to talking about it and I agreed that I'd try to come up with the design for her and that I would try to include rats (her favorite animal) in the design.

We went through a couple of design changes before reaching this more-or-less finished product (pending opinion and changes by her). The 'yin-yang' rat design was something she and a friend came up with while discussing a previous rough draft of it and it does work better than the previous rat designs.

It was a fun, relatively quick design which took onlya couple of hours or so with a pencil doing rough sketches and trying out different approaches. Once I had settled on my approach I drew it using Photoshop and my old Wacom tablet to get the product which you see here.

The black line above the design is there for measuring and reference purposes and if everything works out correctly the design should mesh together flawlessly when she gets it inked.
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Vocol Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
if only this had wolves on it omg
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x-Nici-x Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2009
Well done, it looks great!
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stilgar Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2007  Professional General Artist
Pretty darn slick to slip rats in there... it looks great.
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mikey-madness Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
That is pretty schweet. I like it a lot.
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Orzeszek Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2006
great :)
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cardowl Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2006   Writer
That is very wonderful!
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staticfax Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
I really like that I love celtic and rats I have a rat over a tribal that I drew on my ankle.
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CrystalWing Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2006  Hobbyist Writer
Wow.. this is great <3
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bleedsopretty Featured By Owner May 25, 2006
Oooo. I really like this. You should design me a tattoo :D! heh.
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realitysquared Featured By Owner May 27, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
If only I had the time.
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