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Painted in Photoshop CS5. Some photos were used for study so I could paint the corals, sponges, and other plants. My husband helped pick out the plants that would go into it. :) Everything else was pulled from my imagination.

This image was featured in the November 2012 issue of ImagineFX.
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:iconalsii:
Alsii Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014
good job
Thank you!
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:iconstorm-dancer-9:
Storm-Dancer-9 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
I like how you did the tail 
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:iconleonaenae:
leonaenae Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014
If I were a mermaid....
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:iconnightwalker50:
Nightwalker50 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
My book is down there somewhere.
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:iconxxxecil:
xxxecil Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013
She's gonna get a whopping fine from the Library.
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:iconsada-pazaki:
Sada-Pazaki Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love how you made things look like they're sparkling!
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:iconashuriproductions:
ashuriproductions Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Student General Artist
i love this pic
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:iconashuriproductions:
ashuriproductions Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Student General Artist
:O how do you make the paint look so shiney and like real paint id love some ideas please :)
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:iconxxxecil:
xxxecil Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013
There's something inspiring about quality mermaid art.




But she shouldn't read books underwater.
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Starsong-Studio Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hi,
I'd like to feature your gorgeous image on my blog on Amazing Stories - [link] - credited of course, and with a link back to your DA gallery.
The blog is scheduled for Wednesday 29 May. You will be able to access it through the link above once it is up.
Please let me know if this is NOT ok with you! And apologies for the short notice.

cheers, f-l
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
That's perfectly fine with me! Thank you very much for the feature! :)
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SunreiCreations Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
the colors are pretty and i love the delicate scaling on her tail:) whats she reading?
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hmmm... Moby Dick?
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:iconsunreicreations:
SunreiCreations Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh dear, I hope she still has a good view of humanity after reading it XD
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:iconmissip:
MissIp Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
lovely tail
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you. :)
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:iconshoukat1720:
Shoukat1720 Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
its wooooooooow
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks! :)
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sandcastler Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
Beautiful!! Love her 'tushy' tail and finned ears!! Cool pose, too! Congrats on getting her into ImagineFX!!! I'm always on the lookout for gorgeous mermaids in that book.
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Heehee, thank you! I was very excited to get her into IFX. :)
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:iconnerisiren:
NeriSiren Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
I like how her legs slowly stretch and morph into fins -- it gives her a really surreal look, almost creepy :)
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you, I think! ;)
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:iconnerisiren:
NeriSiren Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
You're welcome! :ahoy:
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:iconpixieboots:
pixieboots Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
I love your gallery, and this is one of the pieces that brought me to it.. Beautiful work, especially the use of color and emotion :love:
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much!
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:iconpixieboots:
pixieboots Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013
You're welcome! :)
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:iconnijika:
Nijika Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
amazing <3
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :)
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:iconpoetsiren:
Poetsiren Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
I so seriously read fiction about mermaids and feel like this, lol!
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
:giggle: I usually have to listen to audiobooks since I am usually too busy to read. I miss paper books!
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:iconpoetsiren:
Poetsiren Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
Yes. My husband got me a Nook, and I like it when I am at school in the middle of nowhere and no shops or anything, so it's useful when I don't want to wait for it to ship. And although it IS easier to "flip" through an ebook when you are tired, I do miss the ACTUAL flip of tangible pages!
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spotted-cat Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous tail!
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconspotted-cat:
spotted-cat Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome.
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:icond0minatus:
D0minatus Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
Pauvre livres!
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
No books were harmed in the making of this painting, I promise!
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:icond0minatus:
D0minatus Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
lol!
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:iconndlevett:
NDLevett Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So very beautiful work, the colors are so soft!
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconndlevett:
NDLevett Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are welcome^^
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Pavlinka14 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
thats beautifull
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconthatoneangelfish:
thatoneangelfish Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
the tail's gorgeous!! lovely details too!
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much!
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:iconthatoneangelfish:
thatoneangelfish Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
anytime! :3
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:iconmysweetdarkness:
MySweetDarkness Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
I love this, so beautiful work !
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much!
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fares002 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
Nice job
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:iconautumnsmuse:
autumnsmuse Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thanks. :)
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cheshireribbons Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this is sooo very creative good job!!
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