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Mermaid by firecrow78 Mermaid by firecrow78
The concept on which I based the Z-Brush model. Originally I was intending to build a clay Marquette, but I thought it would most likely drive me insane sculpting all those limbs.
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vistria Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2018  Student Writer
Now that's someone who'd actually survive underwater. Beauty in function. Amazeballs.
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Tarbos6 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2017
She's adorable... and perplexing... and slightly frightening.
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nishagandhi Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your work is featured in my blog here
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:)
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carlos-salva-art Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Gold Star Sticker Icon Fav fella (Badge) GIF Steven Universe - So Cute! sephlovesyouplz winker Fella (Reaction) Happy Raven: *GASP!* Awesome Heart 3D
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SarahHeavenBird Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016  Student General Artist
Wow creepy
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rosemoon151 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
she cool
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Krowing Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
wow love the colors and its a refreshing take on a mermaid
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Ravenkeeper Featured By Owner May 24, 2014
this design is amazing, I especially like the head =D
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Kagehiisa Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
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ArtAgainstSociety Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist

Hello! I would like to notify you that I've featured you on my surreal and abstract art blog over on Tumblr. Your work really fits the theme, and you can see it on artagainstsociety.tumblr.com. Of course, I have given you credit and linked to your page. If for any reason you don't want it published any longer, just send me a message and I'll delete it pronto. Thanks, and congratulations! Your art is beautiful. Please note: If you don't see your art right away on my blog, it is probably still in the queue and has yet to be posted.

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firecrow78 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the exposure and your kind words. :)
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evilchihuahua Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
Sweet!
A benevolent looking race that I would gladly let take over.
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Rita-Ria Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
great idea - I like her expression!
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Kjasmin Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Student General Artist
You inspire me to finish my space octopus lady. You are amazing.
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:iconfirecrow78:
firecrow78 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
WOW thanks that means a lot. :)
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Jolly-Imp Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013   General Artist
Hello! :iconhellothereplz:
This amazing work has been featured in my journal here [link] :deviation: :heart:
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SeelenDieb Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's amazing!
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RLohman Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Just discovered this and WOW! I believe in this design living in mundane earth’s oceans.
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ShimmyHendrix Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013
do sell prints of this?
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skosoris Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
love this!
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stephaniescarlet Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013
Wow...she looks so beautiful.
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:iconfirecrow78:
firecrow78 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Glad you like her :)
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stephaniescarlet Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013
Amg she's just so pretty.
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Flyingskyofdestiny Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love
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Rjalker Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Oh my gosh! Amazing!

I love everything about it! I'd been wanting to do something like this, a non-human looking mermaid, but it's be nowhere near as awesome as this! I love the way the head is shaped, and her face and eyes! It's just awesome!
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PortalFish Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012
I love this picture. Is it strange that I find it attractive? 🐙💙
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XyndnyAlpha Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
YES! Squid mermaid!
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easolinas Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012
I love how alien it looks, rather than just being a girl with a fish tail.
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Knottar Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012
Amazing! all your work is so inspirational!
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woody517 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is brilliant! :)
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Utopia87 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
Ah Ha!

Finally, a mermaid with gills! I've always wondered how they got oxygen into their bodies!

I also love the octopus tail - I have a thing for the more unusual tails out there, there are more things in the deep than fish to use for inspiration.

I also love how she isn't a human-aquatic animal hybrid. She looks completely unique, and perfectly at home in the environment you've drawn.
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LittleMamaBean Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Professional General Artist
RRRigghhht because "The Little Mermaid"'s Ursula wasn't anything like this and therefoe this is the first ever concept of a a mermaid that is something other than half fish....
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firecrow78 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you, glad you like the direction I went with. :)
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Utopia87 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
I've just read a comment where someone has said that the creature isn't a mermaid because it doesn't have a fish tail.

Mermaid is from the Old English words 'mere' (meaning sea) and 'maid' (meaning girl/young woman). So, as long as there is a female creature of the sea, that looks reasonably maid-ish, I don't see the problem with the type of tail.

Personally, I love to see some individuality in artwork! Seeing a variant of the same image over and over gets tiresome! Keep the unique coming! Perhaps a male version, or even a baby one! I'd love to see what a little one of these looks like!

Keep up the great work!
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NightWingTerror Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
i love it XD!!!
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Piippn Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Freaky AWesm! :onfire:
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jokerskitten Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
This is beautiful!
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JoanneMaree Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012
I love your work!
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alesiunea Featured By Owner May 14, 2012
Absolutely beautifull
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Tarapotamus Featured By Owner May 8, 2012
loooove!
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Feeriee13 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
Wonderful work, love it!! :heart:
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Picachu-DK Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
I never thord about them that way!! Amazing!!<3:)
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Beauty-Of-The-Night Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012
It looks AMAZING!!!!!!!!!! p.s. i love the shoe lol
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JW2011 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012
nize!! looks great ;-)
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Apprentice3 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Totally want to get this as a tattoo!
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OtisD Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thats what I'm talkin 'bout
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darkallegiance666 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
This is really beautiful. :)
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azalea9 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
love it!
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NamaraOberon Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Loves the random boot ^^
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MaliceAbyss Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is amazing! very inspiring <3
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