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"Merman on the rocks" by Mika Dove

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This is one of my fav piccies. I drew it quite a while ago, and yet i still love him ^_^. His name is Lyrn. In his tribe, when you defeat a great beast, it is a custom to get a tattoe of it, to show your fighting skills. It was done in colored pencil, with a few slight tweaks in photoshop (removing a stain in the corner, adding ocean spray, etc.)  Yes, all those white lines on his arms are scars (he is a great warrior, after all!)

5 Mar 2008:-) Loves for inuyasha
i love the colors you used

:-) Mika Dove replies: "Thanks! I tried to use colors you might see on a tropical fish, and it ended up surprisingly well."
5 Mar 2008:-) Lydia stephanie Barker
very colorful, pretty
5 Mar 2008:-) Sherri L. White
Really , really , really cool !!! Love the colors and he is gorgeous ! Great job !

:-) Mika Dove replies: "thanks!"
2 Apr 2008:-) Lucie Mueller
his eyes are great. he sort of gazes at the watcher and captures him. his lips are formed to a tiny grin and that gives me the impression that he’s up to something. heard in the south-water there is a new beastie, with horrible teeth and golden scales. that would be a nice trophy and tatoo wouldn’t it?
23 Apr 2008:-) Heidi Hecht
This is cool. I like how you didn’t go with a totally cliche mermaid. I love his tattoos.
14 Aug 2008:-) Natasha Jose Leighton
I like cliche mermaids, but i also like unique ones too 1. those scars just look like different tattoos to me
30 Sep 2008:-) Lydia stephanie Barker
wow, love the colouring
13 May 2009:-) Anna Moonfrost
wow! this is awesome and i like it a lot!
27 May 2010:-) Kurt Le Courtois
What does the symbol on his forehead say? I like the way you placed his fins by the way.
6 Jun 2010:-) Silvannen Mystic Dragonrider Gerrard
Wow! Great colours!
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'Merman on the rocks':
 • Created by: :-) Mika Dove
 • Copyright: ©Mika Dove. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Awesome, Awsome, Colorful, Cool, Dragon, Fantasy, Mer, Merman, Ocean, Pike, Red, Rocks, Sea, Tattoo, Water, Weapon, Yellow
 • Categories: Mermaids, Leviathans, Underwater Creatures
 • Techniques: Coloured Ink, Computer Program
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2007-12-25 10:00:02
 • Submitted: 2007-12-10 22:53:45
 • Views: 6034
 • Resolution: 551x700

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