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Mermaid and her alter ego fish

By MartaNael
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So, a girl I recently met told me she wanted me to paint a mermaid and my boss agreed, so here it is :3 I tried not to make it too similar to the topic and cliche. She's supposed to be the fish as well, some kind of alter ego. I wanted to make her a little bit mysterious and with a yellow glow under her face as if she's hiding something.

Painted in about 48 hours (6 days of work) in Photoshop CS4. It was reaaaaaaaaally time-consuming since it's a huge canvas (6500x10000px at 300dpi).

Background is some kind of blurry matte painting.

Umm.. I'm starting to miss my digital impressionism!


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Diva161's avatar
ClaytoneCarpe's avatar
Très réussi ! Heart 
ShainaOtori's avatar
Perhaps you should see this: Ginger Mermaid by Jandzila
I've already reported it but DA advised me to inform the original artist.
boredbarista's avatar
Absolutely gorgeous!!
Felloware's avatar
This is amazing!
SalmanAboFaisal's avatar
amazing work .. : )
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Wolhidka's avatar
I love it! ))
Awesome work!)
Очень и очень люблю русалок, так что ваша работа произвела на меня впечатление.
Она прекрасна...
JordanBakerWriter's avatar
It's beautiful. I love her expression. :)
This is really gorgeous!!
Parker14's avatar
Absolutely fabulous! :heart:
Olooriel's avatar
Gorgeous colours!
arschpo's avatar
:headbang: :stupidme::stupidme::stupidme::stupidme:  :squee::squee: Great Artwork :squee::squee:   :stupidme::stupidme: Amazing :stupidme::stupidme::stupidme::stupidme:  :stupidme:
TRDanaa's avatar
Pretty rad !
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Angie-Pictures's avatar
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:

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When I saw this on the cover of Asimov's issue accompanying the story "All the Little Mermaids", I really liked it.  Good atmosphere.  And MisPosters has great delivery and price.
rollingpinkstone's avatar
Beautiful! Your colors are enchanting! Wonderfully done.
lemuelnoel's avatar
fuck off , you whore .
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