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Phoenix by Frau-Kruspe Phoenix by Frau-Kruspe
25 Oct 2011 - Well it's been a good couple of years since I have been on here and I am still overwhelmed by everyone's interest in this design. Many, many thanks to you all!

This is a doodle in a boring English lesson at college that turned into something amazing purely by chance. I now design custom tattoos so fingers crossed I will have more images to put on here.

Anyone and everyone is free to use this is a tattoo or as inspiration for a design. My only conditions are that you please send a photo my way of the finished tattoo - I love to see them! And if you are using this as inspiration please acknowledge me with the finished piece.

Thank you!
Steph x
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sweetnaz01 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015
as an artist myself, I have designed all of my tattoos with henna inspiration. I live by the motto "Why would I tattoo something on myself that I didn't draw/design?" This is the first time I have seen something that I I just might tattoo without a change :) I will keep you posted and send you a photo :) 
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therealdeathnote Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
I love it
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MuyMalaSuerte Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful, love the simplicity of it
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godself Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
I have been away from deviantart for some years and returned and recovered to see if I felt the same about this image as I did when I first saw it. I do. Thank you Frau. Your talent is worthy of permanence.
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Lothwenathrad Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Professional Artist
I would love to use this as a part of a tattoo design. I have seen that you don't mind with others having done the same. As soon as I have it done, I will send you pics! It's a beautiful piece.
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kathiaek Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012
I left you a message elsewhere as well about using this for my future website for acupuncture. Currently, my website is www.chineseartofhealing.com, but inspired by your logo I just bought phoenixcenterofhealing.com. I forgot to mention in my other message that I would definitely acknowledge you. I can also either just draw my own inspired on yours, or with your permission, use this one. Either way, I will DEFINITELY give you credit for it. Let me know if it's okay! Thanks
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Ithirica Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
This would make a killer Tattoo!
If I get one I might use this- if you don't mind of course!
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:iconfrau-kruspe:
Frau-Kruspe Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
I don't mind at all. My only condition is that you send me a piccy of the completed tattoo! I'm always interested to see them. Keep me posted! :)
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Zeithia Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011  Professional General Artist
i love the wings on this so pretty!
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Frau-Kruspe Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
Thank you :D
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Michelle-max Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011  Student
I am thinking of getting a tattoo inspired by a tattoo I saw inspired by this lol
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Frau-Kruspe Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
That sounds great. Please send pictures my way!
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CatchMockingBirds Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011
Seriously considering using this for my next tattoo <3
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GravityDefiant Featured By Owner May 14, 2011
Tattoo!

[link]
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bleu-anjil Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011
I'm currently hand embroidering a belt favor with this phoenix on it. I'll post pictures when I get the whole thing done!
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:iconfrau-kruspe:
Frau-Kruspe Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
That would be amazing. Please do! Thank you for looking at my design :)
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bleu-anjil Featured By Owner May 31, 2012
[link]

here's the embroidery.. kind of low quality, but they came out beautiful! thank you!
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bleu-anjil Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011
I'm currently hand embroidering a belt favor with this phoenix on it. I'll post pictures when I get the whole thing done!
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EternalDuskshine Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2010
wow this is beautiful, im getting my 1st tattoo soon, i have had a few ideas but would it be ok if i drew some inspiration from this? i may not use it but id like to see if i can put my own twist to it ... if thats ok?
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regineriot Featured By Owner May 22, 2010   Photographer
i couldve sworn i commented on this,


anyway, thought id let you know that i got your beautiful design tattooed on my back, and i love it so much.

thankyou :)
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Frau-Kruspe Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
Sorry for the extremely late reply to this but thank you very much. If you could send a picture of it my way I would be very grateful :)
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DauntingHatred Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2009  Student
I've had some troubles trying to comment? i think it's my computer..
but in those comments - i was asking for permission to use your doodle as a tattoo..
and because my computer hasn't exactly been so co-operating my appointment came around to get my tattoo and i got it :)

for a doodle its awesome!!
thankyou :D

- Z0WiE
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Iavasmoriel Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2009
I used this design for a tattoo tonight (kind of a spur of the moment decision), and it looks awesome.
If you'd like to see a photo of it, I'd be glad to send one. Just let me know to where.
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Frau-Kruspe Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
Hey. This is a super late reply and I'm very sorry for it! But I would still love to see a picture of the tattoo you got. Let me know if this is possible and I will happily provide an email address. Thank you for using my design :)
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BurntFae Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2009   Photographer
Lovely design!
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KaddyKaat Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2009
very beautiful...i´m thinking about having this one as a tattoo! :) thanks!
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Dehli37 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2009
Loved your design so much I made it my first Tattoo. I have spent years looking for the right Phoenix, and your inspired me so that I made it my own! :dance:
[link]

Thank you so much for your post!
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oohlalaiitslove Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009
Your tattoo was inspiration for [link]
^^
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amourien Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2009
I love this so much I am seriously considering getting it tattooed on my hip (where I wanted a phoenix tattoo).. and I didn't even want a full black tattoo.. see, that's how much I like it!? If I do I will get back to you :) But seriously, well done, absolutely beautiful.
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Beautifuller-thn-u Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2009
o i might give this design to my bro he's been wantin a tattoo of sumtin but hopfully he gets tis un!
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imp3rfectme Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009
Simple but elegant.
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Imzi Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2008
speechlessss aswell as pricelessss =)
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catmandoolia Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2008
i have been looking for the perfect phoenix design for my 3rd tattoo,and i have to say this is the first one I've seen that i have fallen in love with! would you mind if i used it...would it help if i grovelled and told you how absolutely beee-yooo-tiful it is? *grovels*
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TheDreamLover Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2008
I am busy looking for a design for my second tattoo and this is just the sort of image I am looking for. I'll let you know if I pick this one (It's in a list with a few others at the moment).
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tin-tin89 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2008
Hey this is an amazing image! i was wondering if I could please use it as a tattoo - the phoenix symbol is particularly poignant to me and this version is simply stunning! Thanks!
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mystique-yami Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely design!
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ellaminnowpea91 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2008
Hi.

This may sound a little weird, but I'm writing a novel where a main character has a tattoo that is rather central to the plot. The tattoo itself is actually of a raven, but I can't find any sort of raven design that's truly feminine.

I LOVE this design, and it's very similar to what I had in mind...

Would you be interested in adjusting it or designing me a feminine tattoo design of a raven?
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kittyserenity Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2007
hi.... absolutely love your design and i'm thinking about using it, with your permission of course :) i'm thinking of getting it in my back...
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thaisalves Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2007
Man, I never thought doing a tatoo until I saw this phoenix! Love it!
The tatoo of fredfichborn is beutiful (besides very big)!! I liked the long tale and the "hair", despite of the hair gives a "more phoenix face" there is something that don't match, I don't know... Still love it!
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fredfischborn Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2007
Hello Frau-Kruspe!!!
Well... as you have mentioned, your boring classroom's artwork ended up on my backs... hahaha!!! I made some adjustments on your phoenix to suit my needs, but basically I kept your layout! Please check this [link] and let me know your feelings about, okay? I hope you enjoy it as much as I do... hehe!!!
Thanks for your creation... I'll take good care of it!!!
Hugs!!!!
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holdtheintangible Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007
I'm seriously considering getting this tattoo'd. I will let you know if I do--the design is fantastic.
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moshimay Featured By Owner May 19, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
i already got it!
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Noir531 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
I think I'll be getting this done some time soon.
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Veveliscious Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2007
WOW! This is amazing man! I've been lookin for a phoenix tattoo for ages! I really wanted one done cuz I've overcome a hell of a lot of shit in my life...more than anyone should have to endure. I'm a survivor and I want a tattoo to resemble my victory over suffering. Rising from the ashes n shit lol. I would love nothing more than to have ur phoenix tattooed on either my back or my leg. I'm dead serious. Are u sure its ok to use ur design??? xxxx
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moshimay Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the idea... its great.. i love it!
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fernandaprevedello Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2006
Amazin!
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wdsjac Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2006
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beautiful, something i want to keep in mind for a tattoo i'd like to collaborate with the birth of my 1st child in a few yrs.
This is so beautifully delicate.
Great work.
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Frau-Kruspe Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2006
Aww thank you ^_^ Feel free to use it anytime :D
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wdsjac Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2006
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beautiful, something i want to keep in mind for a tattoo i'd like to collaborate with the birth of my 1st child in a few yrs.
This is so beautifully delicate.
Great work.
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digital-get-d0wn Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2006
I've been looking around for tattoo designs, because I'm going to be getting my first one this summer. I'm seriously concidering this one, just asking your permission, and if you'd mind! :] I LOVE it! And I would definitely not mind sending you a picture of the finished product :]

love and such
-Bang
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