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Chael Gunnell

"Showoffs" by Chael Gunnell

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As the title suggests, these young mermen appear to be real showoffs. They were done in an art trade. Jessica designed them very well, and quite inventively, but there are plenty of my own additions. Gosh did their tiny scales take a long time! Unfortunately their scales and lighting were much more noticeable in the original. So sad. But I am happy how active the pose turned out.

I just had to throw in a mermaid to spice things up. This gal happens to be one of my original characters. She’s got the most puzzled look on her face after catching a glimpse of these two, yet is curious enough to stick around... It’s hilarious.

9 Aug 200645 Anonymous
Those mermen are HOTT!!!!
16 Mar 200745 Jao
I'm speechless its so beautiful the mermen are so hot!
24 Aug 200745 Marion
Wow! I just noticed... the mermaid has a vertical tailfin! Like fish have. Most merpeople seem to have horizontal tailfins like the blue guy in the foreground (who looks amazig ^__^) I was wondering about that a lot while going through your gallery, becouse you also have whale-people and they have horizontal tailfins of corse, like whales. But fish-like merpeople could have either horizontal OR vertical tailfins, becouse they are a mix of mammal and fish. Hmmmmmm, did that make sense?
Anyway, it's a reaaally great picture! Like it a lot! And the rest of your gallery is also great 19)
13 Nov 2007:-) Katlin I. Wallace
This picture is beautiful! The action is great, those boys seem as if they are about to leap right off of the paper!
28 Nov 2007:-) Nathan Cel Medwin
i love this pic it's soo cool, the anatomy is really good and the facial expressions are good too..I LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS PIC!!!!!!!!
4 Jan 2008:-) James B Bender
Nice. Very, very nice! I can only dream of using colors like you do. the water effect is great too. Keep it up!
1 Feb 2008:-) Nathan Cel Medwin
no seriously this pic was my first favorite..this RULES!!!!! ALL YOUR ARTWORK RULES!!!!
27 May 200845 Brady
what can i say its really cool
29 May 2008:-) Natalie Vincent
Amazing! Were you inspired by the "Sea Princess Azuri" manga?
7 Oct 2008:-) Therese "Lanira" Næraa
It looks like they’re going: "Hey! A camera! Helloooooo! Hi mom! Dude, take my picture!"
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 • Created by: :-) Chael Gunnell
 • Copyright: ©Chael Gunnell. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Fins, Manga, Merfolk, Mermaid, Merman, Mermen, Showoff, Swim, Underwater
 • Categories: Anime / Manga, Body Study, Lycanthrope, Were-folk, etc
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Coloured Pencils, Other
 • Views: 5766
 • Resolution: 524x700

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