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Mermaid's Wisps by tincek-marincek Mermaid's Wisps by tincek-marincek
First mermaid painting...yay :dummy: This is actually really old painting. I started to paint it in August 2012, and yesterday I finally finished it. I guess it's time to submit it ;P Maybe you can see some differences in styles, cuz since then I changed it a lot. And I think that here I painted the sea for first time...I have some drawings with water inside, but not like this. I simply wanted to design a mermaid character and now I did it. I painted whole piece with colors (not B&W :la:) and I used many brushes that it would look like this. I tried to paint this piece as much fantasy as I can...and I tried to paint jellyfishes as light which shows her path to the next mission... :D

Something about her: Her name is Alexis and she's a warrior (assassin) mermaid. She has been trained to fight and to kill others, but she's not that much "mean". She have a magic sword and tattoo on her shoulder... when she starts a new mission then she calls her "wisps" which lead her to her goal. She lives in water and on the ground. When she calls wisps then her sword starts glowing with red light and wisps raise in front of her, showing her path.

:bulletred: Adobe Photoshop CS6
:bulletred: Corel Painter 12
:bulletred: tablet Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch Special Edition M
:bulletred: original size is 7020 x 4302 px
:bulletred: I had 208 layers
:bulletred: I drew it 20 hours

:bulletred: Details from this drawing you can see here :dummy:
+CALENDAR 2014 you can order and see preview in the shop here (you can see previews on the left thumb also). This image you can find inside the calendar.
I hope you like it and comments are welcome :heart:



Drawing by Valentina Remenar | Copyrighted | 2012-2013 | our official website tincek-marincek.com | YouTube | Twitter | Google+ | Tumblr
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keybladeoflight7 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
I really enjoy this picture and I would love to make it a wallpaper, is it possible you can upload a larger resolution of it?
Wonderful picture. Love mermaids
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LuccianaLoL Featured By Owner May 25, 2014   Artist
amazing :D
love your art ^^
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tincek-marincek Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you :iconomnomemoteplz:
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LuccianaLoL Featured By Owner May 25, 2014   Artist
It's well deserved ^^
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twileksith Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
Absolutely wonderful, i love the contrast between Mermaid(water)/red(fire)
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tincek-marincek Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you very much :huggle:
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Chritmonk Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014   Writer
I Love this!!!! Question: how do her wings work? I'm a write writing a story about mermaids and I thought about have a few that could fly.
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KRManako Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
With my stuff, I'm also a biology student, so I'm trying to make my adaptions as biologically realistic as possible, but of course adding a bit of magic here and there for must-haves... (Yeah I talk too much) My point being, make sure the wings aren't feathery (or magic may be necessary), otherwise the mermaid's wings would way too heavy in the water and she'd be shark food, so I suggest leathery batlike wings... Uh... Yeah that's all I wanted to say...
Peace o/
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KRManako Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Heya~ I'm also a sci-fi/fantasy novelist, in my book, I have dragons that live in the water, their wings are too heavy to fly, but they make for excellent propulsion in the water o/
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tincek-marincek Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks a lot :love: Oh, she can't fly unfortunately ^^; These are just here fins :D
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