Pictish Boar Foot Tattoo

There is an ancient nautical tattoo tradition that says if you have your feet tattooed with a pig and a rooster you will never drown. I convinced this young fellow to go it one better and get this Pictish boar.

 Pictish Boar Foot Tattoo by Pat FIsh

Pictish Boar Foot Tattoo by Pat FIsh

The original Pictish stone carving on which this boar tattoo is based is housed in the antiquities museum in Edinburgh, Scotland. Rendering it with dots, as shown, brings out the sense of it having been pecked into the stone.