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"Sea Demon (coloured)" by Sarah Benita Vernon

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Deep beneath the surface of the sea, she lurks. The hairlike tentacles on her head move with the current, her sightless eyes stare at nothing.

Fish often swim into her domain. She cannot see them, but the centuries have heightened her other senses, and her blindness no longer matters.

Very rarely, a deep sea diver stumbles into her midst. As they feel her clawed hands on their skin, they realise they will not live to regret their wrong turn.

There are no divers nearby now, and the fish population is dwindling. She cares little, though, for now she has something else. She turns her head towards the object floating just above her hand, and the expression on her face changes into something like pride. She can feel the tiny foetus within the egg, growing constantly, its strength increasing.
Soon you will come to me,
she thinks. Soon all the world will know your name. Soon they must worship you. A smile spreads slowly across her pale green face. Soon they will scream...

25 May 2003:-) Meagan Theresa Margaret 'Moggie' Jones
Me too, I like the hands, oh and I like the tail especially!

..For some reason, I can imagine a picture or character like this in one of Tim Burton's works ::winks:: thats a good thing in my opinion. Like ya work! ::grins::

22 Sarah Benita Vernon replies: "Wow, really? Tim Burton? That is such a compliment, I LOVE his films. There's actually a coloured version of this going through the Mods at the moment, should be up in a week or so. Thanks so much for the comment! You've cheered up my day immensely. 2"
18 Jul 200345 M. Veronica Silva
Great detail on the tail, again, I love the slender, delicate appearance. Would really like to see it coloured!

11 Sarah Benita Vernon replies: "*bows* Your wish is my command."
22 Jul 2003:-) Jennifer Anne Bragg
I like the color. 2 I didn't see the non-colored version but the soft tones and movement in this peice is really nice. I'd like to know what it is she's holding, though. I agree that this does look kinda like Tim Burton's style. Except for the colors, I think he likes the more muted darker colors. butthen, you're not trying to copy him! 2 Great job!

7 Sarah Benita Vernon replies: "I think if I made her in shades of grey and purple she'd be very Tim Burton... it's odd though, I didn't think of him at all when I drew this. But I do love Tim Burton, so it's not that surprising that he's influenced me! She's holding an egg, the description should now cover that... in it is her child, who will bring about destruction. Borrowed a bit from the Kraken there..."
11 Sep 200345 Miriam F. Loomis
Ooo, this was posted on my birthday! ^^ Anyways, I like this very much, aside from the fact that it's in green! I love how you added the scale details and her hair is very different. I love the tail too, good in proportion with her body. 2 Great job.

18 Sarah Benita Vernon replies: "Heh, happy belated birthday! I actually don't like green either really, but I thought she would blend in with the ocean better if she was a greeny-blue... she actually came out looking a lot brighter than I meant her to. Thanks for your comment, the scales took aaaages! "
6 Nov 200345 Miriam F. Loomis
Heh, no... I love green actually. 1 Sorry, made that confusing. 2 Thanks tho'. ^^
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'Sea Demon (coloured)':
 • Created by: :-) Sarah Benita Vernon
 • Copyright: ©Sarah Benita Vernon. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Coloured, Evil, Mermaid
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Watercolour
 • Submitted: 2003-09-07 02:41:21
 • Views: 646
 • Resolution: 300x556

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