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Koi Mermaid

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Loved practicing the background and experimenting with a different mermaid design. did you know that fish can have the most crazy colored eyes?
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Amaryn-Philomena's avatar

I love how she could be a monster out of Japanese folklore.

ABMillustration's avatar

I love how creepy this is.

Radhikita's avatar

I love this design! And the lily pads and willow trees in the background are stunning!

Syllie's avatar

Thank you so much ☺️

Radhikita's avatar

You're welcome! ^_^

Electric-Raichu's avatar

do you mean "coy mermaid"? :D


tell me, how do you get good at drawing such nice backgrounds?

luvliartlady's avatar

I think she means "koi" - koi is a type of fish.

Electric-Raichu's avatar

but she does look a bit shy ...

anyway, "koi" is japanese, and the title is in english.

Syllie's avatar

Isn't koi also the English name for the fish?


And for the background the answer is a bit boring but lots of practice. I've always loved doing rough landscape sketches. It's something I don't do as often anymore

Electric-Raichu's avatar

koi/coy is a joke :D

thanks for the tip!

demihime's avatar

What a gorgeous style! Her gaze is so intense~ The dreary gray sky really makes the greens especially vibrant~!

Syllie's avatar

thank you so much for your kind words

Minimony's avatar

She is so mysterious! So beautiful, intriguing and intense... Superb work! Congratulations!

Syllie's avatar

thank you, I'm glad to hear that you like it

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