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i lied...

i said i was going to stop drawing ariel but then *kitton submitted this. so this is for her! :]

done in photoshop 7 with a tablet. textures from [link] . for tips on how to apply textures check out [link] . ariel belongs to disney duh.
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Aomamesbeast's avatar

Well, passions were in full swing in 2008 xD

moonlitinuyasha1985's avatar
Don't stop drawing her!
Wiz: "in the 19th century, a man called hans Christian anderson wrote disturbing fairy tales that went onto become disney classics"
Boomstick: "1 of them was called the little mermaid"
Wiz: "in the 90's, disney made an animated film called the little mermaid"
Boomstick: "then in the 10's, a psychopath named gen orobachi did his own take on the little mermaid"
Wiz: " in the little mermaid, ariel became infatuated with a prince"
Boomstick: "in the little mermaid based arc, sayaka became infatuated with a violinist with a career threatening injury"
Wiz: " so in order to be with her love, she went to a sea witch called ursula to make a potion to make her human"
Boomstick: " so in order to heal her love, she got a visit by a cute eldritch abomination called KYUUUUUUUUUUUBEEEEEYYYY"
Wiz: " but in the end, ariel, in the original story, was cursed by her grandfather poseidon to do 1000 good deeds before passing on, whilst in the film, she gets a good ending with her lover and has a daughter"
Boomstick: " as for sayaka, she became a witch based off ariel called octavia von schendorf, who then becomes a persona expy of thantos and that was after guarding her best friend from further threats from kyubey"
EVAUnit4A's avatar
I would be sooo pissed if they put Ariel into a Death Battle...

Kida or Mulan, sure, but not Ariel.  :no:
Shadow-Walker-22's avatar
I love it when you lie!♥♥♥:'(
kidro198's avatar
thats very nice of you 
red-pumpkin's avatar
she's so pretty!
hayleydigital's avatar
Reminds me of Klimt!
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Tabbytooner's avatar
I made a piece based off the color schemes of this! One of my faves of yours: [link]
loish's avatar
how neat! love the cute cartoony style!
HueTwo's avatar
A lovely rendition of a classic character. I too grab a lot of textures from CGTextures too. Great site with plenty of content to use.
canpassion's avatar
Very very good...
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Your artwork has been featured on our Awesome Alt Art blog! You can check it out at: [link]

All the best!
loish's avatar
thanks so much!
Tabbytooner's avatar
I love all your work! The use of color is brilliant! Do you mind my asking of how you color these; which brushes you use? It's got a lovely texture, particularly on her skin.
loish's avatar
for this, i think i just used the standard round brush set to a small size and crosshatched a lot! that's how i used to draw back then. a lot of the texture is also from applying textures to the picture :]
thanks for the compliments!
Tabbytooner's avatar
Very nice! I am trying to learn all these new techniques and hopefully become as good as you are. Brilliant work!
TiaLucca's avatar
luv your work!
yellowsmoke321's avatar
great rendition of Ariel
familiar yet unique in your style
juliethestrange's avatar
wow thats beautiful!
xxP00h67chu's avatar
Wow! Her hair just pops out! :O
Honestly, amazing!
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