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Given 2013-01-31
Mermaid Lamnidae by ~DavidGaillet. How can you not appreciate the amount of detail and imagination that went into this piece! From the sleek, vivacious body to the wet wrinkles on an old fisherman's jacket. The expression on the fisherman's faces leads you to wonder did they know what they where fishing for? Or was this something new? Maybe not their idea of a mermaid. ( Featured by KovoWolf )
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ChaosEntity13 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013
Throw it back.
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nanaco18 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
Don't throw it back it to beautiful
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Excessit Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That was my first thought as well. No matter how scary, when something's tied up like that you just wanna set it free.
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013
You've been featured: gryffgirl.deviantart.com/journ…
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SketerTheSkater Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013
oh my god,i almost screamed.
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BooKoFBoBB Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
wowser Dark,humourous and devastating execution
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israelcs Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Student Digital Artist
amaziiiiiiiiiiiiiiing!!!
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lsquid Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the concept of what she would look like, and the composition. Her face and the transition from human torso to the tail really sell the image for me.
Nice job
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Maskenball Featured By Owner May 21, 2013
Awesome. :)
Love her not being the typical beautiful mermaid! It's just how I imagine them.
I would love to see more of this kind.
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krisztianhallai Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
This is the painting quality that I am aiming for.
Fantastic work.
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KevinNichols Featured By Owner May 3, 2013
Very nice-ditto the DD evaluation
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Inkstruktor Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Professional Artist
UeBER COOL
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Fuchilli Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013
wow...her eyes..
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ulquiorraLover79 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013
this is really an amazing art you done
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gothicgoose Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013
amazing :D
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Giselle-M Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Professional General Artist
I have featured your wonderful work here:[link] :rose:
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Reyes031 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
did you model this at all at first?
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PhilosophyFetish Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
Gosh, this is fantastic!
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Uchiha-Kavi Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Student General Artist
JUST :O!!!
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phanou36 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wonderful light, color and Idea !
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lesil1000 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the rain effect and the lighting! I think the one thing I would change is she looks like she has freckles, and I think it takes away from it.
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ProtanopicAcid Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Those "freckles" are actually tiny pits used to detect electrical fields.

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gothicgoose Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013
think thats taken from something like this
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how the shark has blacks marks on it's snout.
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karisma9195 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013   Digital Artist
Fantastic!!!!!!
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WillyMutuku Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Wow
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seeing-the-dark Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Professional General Artist
This is one of the more amazing things I have ever seen on DA. Ever.
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Velkyn-SE Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
:D Brilliant!
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artissuperawesome Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Student General Artist
That is sooo cool!
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ultrachicken Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
wow, this is freaky awesome! :omfg:
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WickedWormwood Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
Whaow. Really well-done.
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DOCNFOID Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well that's hardly very polite. I think she's cute x3
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siegeshot Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
Hey it's closer to what they really look like. Very very cool! Hopefully they put her back after taking the picture...
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
WOW! Awesome work!
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eclipsedbeauty Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013
I am currently writing a fantasy novel based around merfolk, and one of them is a nation of shark merfolk. I appreciate this incredible piece of a work very much. You did an extraordinary job!
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LidocaineVarnish Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013
WOW :o
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SassyTriniKARS Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013
i do appreciate the details... and her face is scary this is no LOVE SPELLED MERMAID/SIREN....the scales are amazing....the fishermen are really wicked goOd!!!
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Wonkytitters Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg. This is amazing! I can't even begin to explain the wonder and horror I feel in response to this beautiful piece.
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Zee-Who Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist
Congrats on your Daily Deviation!:squee::heart:
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PhotoshopIsMyKung-Fu Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Awesomeness
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PlasmaticJj Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Student General Artist
nice, rely scary.
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kittyhawlk Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the shading on her body and the relaxed attitude of the fishermen. i also like that while the fishers are all looking at her she is looking out of the paintin[link].
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dsarault Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
Wow!
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iamdoz Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
Crikey. Amazing
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HentaiChimp Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Impressive
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Aeonoel Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
the picture creates mixed emotions, it's spooky and bizarre, full of dramatic surprise, yet there's drama of classic Gothic romance mood of folklore.
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BugsArtCorner Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Student General Artist
WOW! This is absolutely amazing!!
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sjrj3sdm Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
absolutely amazing..seriously..omg
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MarratoKensuto Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
HELLA AWESOME! :la:
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PoisonSilvertongue Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
very cool twist on the classical mermaid :D
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Animalmother16 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
Great pic! can i post this on my podcast website?
here's the link to it
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