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May 30, 2012
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Fierce Nordic Dire Wolf Design by WildSpiritWolf Fierce Nordic Dire Wolf Design by WildSpiritWolf
This is :iconjoergerh: 's completed tattoo of an aggressive wolf done in Nordic motifs with a triskele and a rune worked into the design. I had a lot of fun with this one and played up the fur of the neck ruff.

:bulletred: I do apologize for the obnoxious watermarks but they have been put in place to help cut down on the prolific theft of my artwork as well as to protect the commissioned art that was designed for my clients' use. It is an intensely frustrating thing seeing a design you worked so hard to create being reposted or even sold elsewhere without your knowledge or consent and that does not even begin to cover how my clients feel about it. And that is why the watermarks exist and are going to remain. Any snarky comments regarding them will be marked as spam. :bulletred:

Please do not copy, trace, alter, or redistribute this anywhere in any way, shape, or form!

This design was created specifically for the commissioner's use only. If you would like a design custom created for you, drop me a note or see my FAQ journal entry here: [link] if you need more info.

Lineart: Micron Pen Size 03

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BeadyEyedGirl Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is just amazing!!!
would it be ok if i had a tat designed around this?
Thank you for asking.

The designs in my gallery are solely for the use of my customers who originally paid to have me custom design them and they are not for public use or any kind of alteration other than myself or my clients. However, if you're interested in placing an order for a similar custom design of your own, I'd be happy to work with you on it. 

Or, if you would like to purchase one of my pre-made designs that are available for license of $15 USD each, please click here: [link]

Sapphira923 Mar 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
not sure if u know this, but the dots in knotwork/celtic designs are to symbolize how many kids u/commisioner has,, an ive see u tend to place alot, symbolisizing the person u made this for has alot of kids ^^''
That is interesting though I have never heard of the balls having that meaning. I've seen them appear in various Nordic designs and motifs and liked how they "completed" the design.

Sapphira923 Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
there may be multiply, but thats the one i know of
chirohito Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ooh! i really like this piece! it seems to emphasize the aggression or the hostility with his posture.
Beautiful. very well done sir. (tips hat)
Edeneue Jul 11, 2012   General Artist
I'm torn between commissioning a large tattoo from you and another artist, oh wow..

Are you able to do realistic designs, but with the knotwork too?
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