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Critique by Lynneblue Jan 10, 2011, 3:59:05 AM
Wow, that's so beautiful! I love the darkness of it! :heart:
To begin, I would like to bring to light that your artwork here is absolutely heart-stopping.The technique you have implemented is somewhat awesome. It is apparent to me that you put your soul into it with your undiluted variation of talents. The fore-shortening of this picture is perfectly conforming for the effect that I sense you are attempting to achieve, but with thought this comment is more than likely frivolous. However, I see that your use of imagination could have been improved upon as I expect that it doesn't duplicate the quality observable in the remainder of the creation. In conclusion I would like to illuminate that it has been a pleasure to invest energy in this comment for you and I hope it will inspire you to up the level of your artwork.
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let's see..to start, let me reiterate how much i love your work! maybe my opinion is a little biased, but you never cease to stun me with your awesome coloring skills, more specifically the lighting! the choice of a red glow rather than blue-green really made this that much more impactful! what i love about this piece the most is the non-conformist take on a mermaid. stereotypically speaking, mermaids are bright, bubbly fairy-like creatures, whereas you've taken a turn for a darker, mysterious, unknown deep-sea creature. from her glowing red eyes to her webbed hands, she's definitely no "little mermaid." awesome work, moni!
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DaimoNxx Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014
Freakin awesomeness!!!   
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Sala-i Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Student Writer
It's a magnificent work, really.
But for some reason...her creepy little fish buddy looking at me...
I don't know why, but it makes me smile.
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artdog22 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
Beautfiul.
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:iconevel-one:
EVEL-ONE Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Professional General Artist
She is so beautifully done   
I'm featuring this in my journal... 
Absolutely stunning.                
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oO-Monkey-Oo Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Hobbyist
Beautiful work!
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:iconpassin:
Passin Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013
Beautiful colours
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Arcedemius Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
"What are you doing disturbing me here?"
*gulps* "Nothing. absolutely nothing. i'm gonna go now."
~to be continued~ (in my mind)

love the colors!
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Mitchthefoxcatwolf Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a serious question, as I am curious, what would her top be made of?
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MirrorNeko Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Pretty, I love it
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ApAtHeTIcBuNnY Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What drew me to this piece was her hair o.o
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Tazmadevil Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012
The dark toning and the brightness in her eyes make her so hypnotic. This is truly beautiful. Her tail is even sparking!
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EmillySilva Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
mermaid bad !
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:iconfelicia-mermaid:
Felicia-Mermaid Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
I love it so much...
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D0minatus Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012
Sympas.
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AliceDraco Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012   Traditional Artist
This is wonderful! I like how you did the colours and especially how you did her eyes. The webbing between her fingers looks stunning and the fish finishes the picture! Well done!:+fav:
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RavinaPautzke69 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011
Cool :)
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DarkDispair Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011
Beautiful.:D
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:iconstolvezen:
Stolvezen Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely one :aww:
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:iconemberkudo:
emberkudo Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011  Student General Artist
Amazing! =0
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:iconibleda:
Ibleda Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This reminded me all the sudden how deep the sea is....
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Merme87 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011
Amazing. :) Love the colors that you used.
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Lightsbirth Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
Absolutely wonderful, it really conveys a feeling of evil, astonishing!
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Connya Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I love how you have an angler fish seeming to be hunting her, and she's all calm!
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calley14 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I love the reds good work :D tehe
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Terrajaide Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011
She looks really cool!
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vanquiishedbrownese Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011
I like the aspect of the deep sea that you added; the deep sea angler is a plus and a clever way to set the setting. I also love the facial gills and light scales; those minor details breathe life into the mermaid (no pun intended with the breathing...you know, since it's under water...moving on... ^^"). The reds and dark tones make it every bit as beautiful as the lighter pieces while giving it some voice of its own.

I'm not an expert on art, so I can't give you much critique, but I guess the only place I would think of for improvement is somewhere in the neck area; it looks a little off if you imagine that arm not there; it's as if it's not lined up quite right or something...not sure if I'm explaining it right.

Over all, I think it's a fantastic piece; excellent job.
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FreeTrueMe Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2011
i love this ahah i wish i could draw like this but all i can do i photoagraphy(i wish i could spell too)
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kuzma96manya Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011
Love this, it's great, the colors are nice and I love how everything is more of a dark color and the fish is a nice touch ^^
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Scales-Of-Thunder Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011  Student General Artist
This is amazing! The way the colors differ from the sea-like blues and greens normally found on mermaids make this a very unique piece of artwork. :heart:
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SpazticOrchid89 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011
I absolutely love the darkness and quality of this picture.
You're an amazing artist.
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AoifeMermaid Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011
It's beautful and dark
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123sourcherry Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
XD
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darkmax59 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2011
really really good work
love the colors, style, environement

it pleasure to my eyes ^^
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VenTerAqua13 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011   Traditional Artist
Beautiful!
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exstrame Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011
u r my fave deviant i look at ure profile everyday to find new pics
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moonlitinuyasha1985 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011
You should totally draw more mermaids!
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frikigeisha Featured By Owner May 22, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hate the fish...creepy
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ErevanBlackbird Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011
This is one I love the most of your mermaids <3
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wants2draw Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2011  Student Digital Artist
That's very beautiful, I love your work ^_^
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SoulWithOutASoulmate Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Wondefull. I like the color dominating in your picture.
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Angemin Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011  Student General Artist
I love the red tones you used for this one, she looks so powerful and mystical...
you're really somethint XP I'm so envious

I also like the way she seems to glow red under the water, it gives her a more interesting design
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K-aroshi Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011
WOW !!!! <3 <3 <3 love it , you are amazing !!!!!
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TheHiddenLight Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist
wow!! what an amazing drawing!!
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Eidolon1 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Nicely done. Looks like you could find her just off the New Zeeland coast
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moni158 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Student Filmographer
Thankyou XD
That would be interesting

*New Zealand* >.>
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Lille-Hime Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You really make some amazing mermaids!
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lalaapea Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011  Student General Artist
How you made such beautiful hair? O_O
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LeiaRay Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I really love the colors! They are so different from the "typical mermaid colors" but they go very well with that mermaid theme.
The little anglerfish in the top right is a great detail in the picture, I think. Also the atmosphere is just awesome.
I'm really in love with this picture.
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MCullenHightopp Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
The colors are stunning, and she seems almost evil with the blood-like designs and colors, and the expression! Beautiful!
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RiceballMD Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful! Very nice!
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