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Little mermaid is not amused.


I started this older picture in 2007 and finished it early this year. I worked on and off so I dont know how long it took me :)

*Spellatio found a fitting name for it :heart:

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Hot68White Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016
WoolleyBrammoth Featured By Owner May 29, 2016  Student
With the lily pads, this reminds me of Hylas and The Nymphs by Waterhouse. Was this an inspiration?…;

BTW, I like your color palette on this. It's got a very moody look to it, while still looking alive and green. 
RebellingLemming Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great art!
Tanukid Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
omg your works should be in museums
KevinNichols Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013
love your work-This piece inspired a painted relief sculpture I did -Thanks
poturcuk Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Student General Artist
Great expression!
Teenjuwel Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The webbing in between the fingers is EXACTLY how I picture it is supposed to be. Also like the way she is looking, makes me curious about how she feels. Is she jealous, or is she angry? I dont know, I like art that makes you have to stop and think.
Yabbadabba Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
Mixed feelings, is that supposed to be a doll or a girl? :depressed:
maryanmaryan Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
This is brilliant. I love it.
KevinNichols Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013
Love the color pallete
IzzyCute7 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012  Student Artist
Lockslie Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Wonder if she awaits real live girl to drownd her like this doll ?
Blackbolt64 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
543Bs0Za Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
i dont like the girls but the nature around them is spectacular
Mgon Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011
Wow. Impressive. There's a great texture and feel about it.
estoshia3789 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
great concept
PurpleStickyRice24 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
At first glance this looks cool and then you realize it's sad :(
MRojekcom Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
krasse skills!
Mangrovenkrabbe Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011
Simply incredible... ♥
ladiespet Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011
Very beautiful, slightly disturbing.
InsomniAssassin Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011
as beautiful as the characters in this piece are (love the expressions, the doll (little girl?) is absolutely haunting and the mermaid's expression is equally captivating) what I love most about this piece is how perfectly you represented the pool of water. I've never seen water look so realistic in a painting before w/o being over-exaggerated (hope that makes sense). No matter how long I stair at this piece (and I've been here a good 10 minutes before I started writing this) I keep going back to the water.
You are a true artist!
realluv Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011
Ok.......I'm gonna go out on a limb here by assuming that the doll is a real girl. I dont remember ever seeing a porcelain doll with that pose. It also seems that the doll's hair and dress is moving. I think the mermaid is drowning a little girl!!!???!!!
Berzinsh Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011
lilisue125 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010
this reminds me of harry potter and the goblet of fire...i have no clue why.
amazingly be honest all ur work is extremely beautiful..
porcelainkid Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
KneelingGlory Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2010
Hello :wave:

You've been featured in Faves from my Faves: Volume VI! Please have a peek at the article and :+favlove: it if you like what you see.

HFFK Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Featured in my journal [link] Hope you like it. :)
koukoubahs Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2010  Professional General Artist
Great work!
it remainds me this [link]
Frau-Nordlicht Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010
erinnert mich an:

... nettes gesicht, ich mags so lieber als diese 08/15 schönheiten
klinik Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010
It looks a littel like Victoria Frances and it's not Victoria Frances-......!.... -but this is you're own ! Own Style-
Full of life but a littel too know-

I love this puppet,this childish face ...but the brain behind this face is not silly!
This child looks not mad and very childish -like a littel childhead with a many stuff in head that you never learn in books.
And the old protect the child.,,,but it can't because the mother knows that the child is not a shithead.
And the old learns from the child and the child from his mother.
The mother is in the quiet water without sound and the rings behind the green sold his story - and who's the father...the father is not dead,but the father is in his familys heart..and the family is great,and the family is old- and the family is blood ,the family is not water...and then the water speaks...and it becomes blood...and the blood becomes wine,,,and water is mixed...and the water becomes redwine...and water become wite wine..and bronze become
gold and silver become gold ...and this are the holy three the mixed three..and in never end's the red sky with many colors is speaking-
this are three colors what are the holy bibel mother thinking- whent she knows this three colors.?
This are bronze,gold,silver / are 3 / and then they absorb...and what did they become? - whitegold-

and what do you see in the sun? -gold
what do you see in when the sun go west? -bronze
what do you see at night - silver
---and what do you see in the red sky with many clouds when the moon and stars are speaking...
You are seen many colours- and this colours are more than a rainbow-and the sun goes down and it becomes not night-
what do you see in ?

In this three colours?
-Think,-mixed- think medical,think psychiatric,think artististic,think poetic,think with life think an this when you don't go to school.when you are look at peopel and speak with them..think childish...think adult you are old.
think old- think with heart and brain not without soul ..think rational..think psychotherapeutic.
You know the colour cheme(schema?!)...what do you see in this 3?When they are mixed?
Think in medical/physical...and a littel bit mathematical-or mathematikal/medical/artistic ?
What do you see?

bronze- morning
gold- mittag/ the sun goes too west
silver-night..../a night without stars and with moon,a night without moon and with stars, a night with red moon and cold weather and without/or not many stars.

and what you become ?

Also bronze/gold/silver become

and whitegold you are see when the sun goes never down and it becomes never night...
when the moons are dancing and the stars are not really glooming.
And then you see the real whitegold color...and then you are seeing them in many colours....the

3 / bronze / gold and Silver - whitegold!

I wrote this for you!
Really nice work.
Happy birtday!You become old-!
africanimages Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2010
Great pic!
ilfie Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
You're a genius. This is beautiful!!
Goreblowndeer Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
weird face, total turn-off
ogekko Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
It reminds me of a character in Natalie Babbit's "The search for delicious"
kurohana94 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Holy crap, I'm terrified of dolls... o.o
But I love this picture. Awesome facial expressions, the movement in the water and her hair is wonderful, and the doll is perfectly creepy.
Five thumbs up!
theotherstream Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful illustration, I love this so much.

Featured it in my journal [link]
bratprincecavalier Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2009
Very sublime!
Scharich12 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how did you make the water look like that? I would love to know!
Azzitay Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2009  Student General Artist
Is my guess correct that the Mermaid is mad cause she didnt get the Girl which the Doll belongs to eh ?
DreamsDeleted Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just wondrous!
Great title.
allison712 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You've been featured! :iconyayzplz: [link]
seraphine Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
it's really tragic and beautiful...

the real Ariel....she wants to be human :(
mkornatka Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2009
Unbeliveble beliveble!
tillerbear Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2009
This is gorgeous. Got a Pre Raphaelite feel about it but still looks contemporary.
irinama Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi !!!

This is the message to let you know that you have been featured in my news article Wonderful portraits * part 6 *
Thank you!:heart:
Leysan Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wasser ist es garantiert nicht, es hat einen größeren Brechungsindex als Luft. Die Wellen verhalten sich auch ziemlich unnatürlich. Aber wenn man alles was unter Wasser sein soll abschneidet sieht es ok aus. (Soll nicht heißen, dass ich's besser kann.)
Lilianbelieve Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Sie sieht aber wirklich nicht gut gelaunt aus..erinnert mich total an ein Buch über Geister, indem auch eine Nixe vorkam, die in einem See lebte und kleine Kinder gefressen hat! XD
Ich finds so toll wie Ihre Haare mit dem Wasser "verlaufen"..i-wie kann ich mir grade ziemlich gut vorstellen, wie es sich da im wasser anfühlen muss.
Deine Bilder sind wirklich toll!^^
The1Blur Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thats lovely... i hope shes holding a doll.
Tathrin Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2009  Hobbyist
Oh wow, that is awesome, her facial expression is so priceless!
godsavethequeer Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2009
This is wonderful.
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