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At Dragon's Gate Art Print by Marco Antonio Aguilar

Asian water dragon and koi carp. In Japanese culture, this fish represents strength and courage for swimming against the stream.

Another pinner painted this on a teapot as a child, funny how the same design cropped up all these years later.

'Modern Koi', Inspired by "Koi Traditional Japanese Painting", Watercolor Illustration by Jennifer Kraska [b., American], ~ [Isn't a tattoo but it has a similar theme to my idea. A beautiful sketch like this would be stunning].

I will, one day, build and own a beautiful Koi pond. (Just make sure you don't put rocks on the bottom like in this photo! Your Koi will thank you for it.