Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
×




Details

Submitted on
October 10, 2004
Image Size
65.4 KB
Resolution
365×500
Thumb

Stats

Views
58,576 (1 today)
Favourites
1,473 (who?)
Comments
98
Downloads
1,112
×
Mermaid by Wenchworks Mermaid by Wenchworks
So.... I painted another kinda 'formula' piece. It's a slutty mermaid. Every fantasy artist has to paint a slutty mermaid at least once, right? I tried to be more 'design oriented' when drawing her. I doubt I'll make prints of her, though, since she really doesn't 'grab' me. She's listed with closeups on ebay.

[link]
Add a Comment:
 
:iconvampiresaqueen:
VampiresaQueen Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is really an elegant mermaid! I love it! :)
Reply
:iconarlesienne:
Arlesienne Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
Calling her slutty is rather unfair. It's you to blame for making her so awesome :mwahaha:! Great :pat:.
Reply
:iconjoaquim1980:
Joaquim1980 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013
Beautiful picture
Reply
:iconcharliealphafoxtrot:
CharlieAlphaFoxtrot Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Striking and eye catching.
Reply
:iconemeraldwolfstar:
EmeraldWolfStar Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very nice work :D
Reply
:iconthebegginneer:
TheBegginneer Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
I love ur style, that's great artwork ;P
Reply
:iconim-not-a-vampire:
Im-not-a-vampire Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Student Artist
i love the elf like ears and the fish in the background
Reply
:iconim-not-a-vampire:
Im-not-a-vampire Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Student Artist
shes beautiful
Reply
:iconpurplepenguinstar360:
PurplePenguinStar360 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! I love this! I love the lines and colors you used. And she doesn't look that bad slut wise. I have seen way worse.:blush:
Reply
:iconxxpalmtreexx:
XxpalmtreexX Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011
*Gasp* It's.......it's PERFECT!
Reply
:iconkaynkay:
KAYnKay Featured By Owner May 29, 2011
The colours and the details in the hair are amazing :D GREAT JOB!
Reply
:iconseawaterwitch:
seawaterwitch Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010
She look so gorgeous ^^b
Reply
:iconrandall713:
randall713 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2010
Phenomenal piece !
Reply
:iconsnow-valkyrie:
snow-valkyrie Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconstarvingquill:Greetings!:wave: Your art has been featured in my journal. ---> [link] :iconstarvingquill:
Reply
:iconmewmewfan33:
mewmewfan33 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2010
beautiful.
Reply
:iconpurplesparklez1:
PurpleSparklez1 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2010
perfection!!!
Reply
:iconvampirebloody666:
vampirebloody666 Featured By Owner May 25, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
omg.. i really love this one ~
Reply
:iconscorpiogirl93:
scorpiogirl93 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2010
This is amazing!!! I love all of the details in her hair !!! :)
Reply
:icontinanordloh:
TinaNordloh Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Would it be alright if I did an appreciation piece from this beautiful image? I would give you full credit of course :)

This is just beautiful!
Reply
:iconwenchworks:
Wenchworks Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010
Probably not. :) What's an "appreciation piece?" If it means copy... then no. Terrible idea. It's not a very complicated painting--the basic design is a figure 8, and I browsed photos of shells and fish to add all the details. Just do the same, instead of copying mine. You'll learn a lot more, and you'll end up with a piece that you can call your own!
Reply
:icontinanordloh:
TinaNordloh Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
An appreciation piece means that I use your image as an example to create my own. It's not for sale - just for practice, and I credit you for the original design, and link it to my own. I'm a beginning illustrator learning what probably seems very easy for those that have been in the field a long time. I was so inspired I created the piece, I've posted it on my page for you to see - if you don't like it I will take it down. My apologies for jumping the gun a bit. [link] it really is just a practice piece to learn pose and posture.

Just curious - what does a basic figure 8 design mean?? Is that just the way her body is shaped?
Reply
:iconwenchworks:
Wenchworks Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2010
No, don't take your's down, it's lovely. By "basic figure 8," I mean that if you were to draw the 'shape' of the painting, the main lines, they would look like the letter 8. It's a very simple design, but one that almost always works. So, yes, it's sorta the way her body is shaped. It can also be called the "movement" of the picture, even though the character is standing (floating?) still.
Reply
:icontinanordloh:
TinaNordloh Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
:D

Very cool! I hadn't heard that term before, although I see it now that you explain it. How else is the figure eight technique applied in different scenarios - such as out of water, or with a male figure??
Reply
:iconkatiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii:
beautiful pik
Reply
:iconnumommy310:
numommy310 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2009
slutty yet gorgeous. beautiful, and such coloring!!! i love mermaids and i love this piece! :love: great job!
Reply
:iconsunima:
Sunima Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2009  Professional General Artist
O.o very nice ! i like it a lot!
Reply
:iconnextrockangel:
Nextrockangel Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! Incredible detail! :D

She doesn't look so slutty to me.
Reply
:iconhello-kassie:
Hello-Kassie Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2009
hahaha i like her hair!
Reply
:iconseleneprincess:
Seleneprincess Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2009
I love her so much!!!!!!!!!!
Reply
:iconmurakisensei:
murakisensei Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2009
Lovely,I really really love mermaids!
Reply
:iconjennyarchibald:
JennyArchibald Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2009
I'd love a small print of this beauty! she would match my art studio's walls perfectly!
Reply
:iconwhimsical-dreams:
Whimsical-Dreams Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2009   Photographer
:star: Hello, your wonderful work has been featured here in my latest Journal entry :heart::kitty: :star:
Reply
:iconalaila1:
alaila1 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2009
this is amazing marmaid, nice pose, lovely hair and colors what you used!!!
Reply
:iconoceanatendofthelane:
OceanAtEndofTheLane Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2009
I featured your fishy work in this news article! [link] thanks for making awesome art... hopefully this'll get you some exposure for the piece!
Reply
:icondoctorevil06:
DoctorEvil06 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:clap: gorgeous!
Reply
:iconsilken:
silken Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008  Professional General Artist
This piece was featured in the following News article as well as my personal journal...:)

[link]

WONDERFUL work!
Reply
:icongirl-of-art:
girl-of-art Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2008
pretty <3
Reply
:iconfleurdudesert:
FleurDuDesert Featured By Owner May 15, 2008
Woooooooow.......
Reply
:iconelenar:
ElenaR Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2008
Featured this in my new journal ...as well--> [link]
Hope you don't mind ;)
:heart:
Reply
:iconsammbam:
SammBAM Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2008
i love this mermaid [even though she doesn't grab you]

i adore the way she looks.
i am working on a tattoo piece for my arm..

and i might consider your style a little in my mermaid piece.

i can't draw for crap but i want my tattooo to look good.

no worries, i'll change her enough so she isnt exact.. but i love the hair, outfit and tail.
Reply
:iconevillittledevil:
evillittledevil Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2008
pretty
Reply
:iconpapermask:
papermask Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2008
gorgeous. so much detail, too! :)
Reply
:iconfreshwatermermaid:
FreshwaterMermaid Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Pretty! I really like the colors and position her hand over her forehead gives the piece.
Reply
:icondominantdoberman:
DominantDoberman Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2008   Photographer
awesome!
Reply
:iconluvloz:
LuvLoz Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like her shirt and all the jewellry
Reply
:iconcarriefan4lyfe:
carriefan4lyfe Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2008   Digital Artist
I adore this!
Reply
:iconsaintfighteraqua:
saintfighteraqua Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She's not too slutty. ^^ Very pretty though! Great work!
Reply
:iconbeaumanzero:
BeaumanZero Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2007
she looks very pretty, plus the accessories on her make the ';pretty' part play out more
Reply
:iconcentaurfreak:
centaurfreak Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007
amazing job, I love the colors
Reply
:iconzippysaysroar:
zippysaysROAR Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2007
really great! slutty... maybe, but what would you were if you were a pretty underwater mermaid?
Reply
Add a Comment: