It’s taken a year, but after several visits to the tattoo shop I have successfully scarred my back with an image of The Churning of the Milky Ocean. I started with a couple of photographs from a book about Angkor Wat:
I chopped those images up in Photoshop and gave the file to my tattoo artist:
Then she created an outline and got to work. Here’s the finished product (you can see it in color here if you like):
Click on the images to see larger versions. And if you’re wondering, I do have one other tattoo.