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One of the many versions of my sea dragon series, this time a young adult female. Their glowing tendrils elongate as they age, and it takes three full years for the hard plating (on the longest tendril) to grow and push the older one out. The crest on their head takes longer. However, the tendrils and plating stop growing altogether once they hit adulthood.

Painted in PT SAI, texture by ~ro-stock
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Sniper0092Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks like a fish queen.
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I'm completely in love with your merfolk!

I appreciate how carefully you're thought about details like this. You've balanced the design themes of both 'source' creatures  so well — In one image they look beautiful and approachable, dangerous and alien in another. They're about as 'believable' as merfolk come. Thanks for sharing your work! Would love to see you drawing these characters again.
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HelenMaierProfessional General Artist
Wow, I like the way you have their growth cycle worked out, sounds very real, believable. Lovely image!
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Celestial4everProfessional Filmographer
Thanks! Yeah, I love making things up as long as the logic fits into that universe - it's pretty fun!
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filbarlowProfessional Filmographer
I followed the link you provided, I love the direction you are going in. Keep up the great work!! :)
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Celestial4everProfessional Filmographer
OMG! Thanks, it's really a huge honour to have you visit my gallery and site, I really appreciate it :heart:
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filbarlowProfessional Filmographer
oh please, it's my pleasure.
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Celestial4everProfessional Filmographer
*Happy jig!*
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Celestial4everProfessional Filmographer
Thank you!
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Awesome. I love the plates.
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Celestial4everProfessional Filmographer
Thanks! :D
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wow! pretty cool concept, man!
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Celestial4everProfessional Filmographer
Thank you :D
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