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Tribal Mermaid by Erebus88 Tribal Mermaid by Erebus88
african mermaid. have never seen one before, and my girlfriend suggested it would be interesting so this is what I came up with. turnaround plus an alternative look for her
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Colanah Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very unusual. I wonder if the patterns are natural or imprinted and if so I wonder how it is put on at all. Still, an interesting concept for a mermaid. Rather harsh and savage looking along the lines of a predator. Very striking contrast of colors and an eye catching tail.
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Erebus88 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012
thanks for the comment. I had natural in mind for the patterns like some sort of bioluminescence
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Colanah Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can see that working in many ways. Was wondering about the nose bone or is that a growth of a kind. The head fins seemed like a great choice over hair but overall, just really a wonderful piece.
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Erebus88 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012
It's a piercing of a bone from a harvested piece of prey. thanks for the comments :)
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MacGregor Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011
Wicked tail, loooving the alternate design up front. Nice change for a mermaid! AFrican fish femmes would be badass.
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Erebus88 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011
thanks :D I had a lot of fun coming up with this one
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Shinnwar Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2009
That's a really cool idea nad concept.
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Erebus88 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2009
thanks
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Shinnwar Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2009
np man
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Hazu-haze Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
full of bad-assery and win. I am most impressed sir. good show.
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