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Merpeople by moni158 Merpeople by moni158
I like fantasy creatures etc and I tried to base each type on a different kind of marine animal :D

I dunno...:iconshaplz:

From left to right the animals are Tiger shark, Mantaray, Humboldt squid and Orca :la:

Now back to finishing my commissions 



Pssst, if you give me a marine creature I'll try make a merperson for it :eager:

PS. If you like any of these designs feel free to use them or incorporate them into your own stuff :)
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:iconfaer-windstormfan:
faer-windstormfan Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Leopard shark? :D
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methowwolf Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think it be really cool if you did some kind of ancient or extinct fish, like a coelacanth (not extinct) or an ichthyosaur.
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starrygirl123 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Student General Artist
i love the orca! do you think you could make more of him?
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HailThePumpkinQueen Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Student General Artist
psssst a lionfish would look badass
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:iconbunny75:
bunny75 Featured By Owner Edited Dec 14, 2014
These looks great and I would like to see a hermit crabmaid or seaturtlemaid. :)
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Flaamez Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aah a manta ray ;w;
That's super cool!
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ryoxsaku Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
a mercrab and i love your mermaids Squee! 
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brookesterb93 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
How would a jelly-mer look like? Mer-jelly? Jell-mer? Whatever?
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Sakura-Akira Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh gosh! Yaaaay mermaids! 

I love seeing other people's mermaid designs (I have a bajillion in my sketchbook but never do anything with them) - these are super gorgeous. It's so neat how you've combined the pec fins with the arms. I'd love to see you do a Gulper Eel sometime. ^^ :iconimbishieplz:
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thebookworm90 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014
What about a lion fish? They're very pretty while highly dangerous due to their venomous spines. It's totally up to you about the gender since your the artist, but could you make it male? You have lots of mermaids but I have only seen the one merman and the shark merman(sharkman?).  
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leoryff Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014
They all look awesome!  I just have one question.

:iconcaptainjackplz:  Have you ever considered doing sea turtles mate?
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tarankurai Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014
ESTAN GENIALES.

Quiero comentar que estoy haciendo una historia con una dimension acuatica y tus dibujos seran un pefecta representacion visual.

No quito derechos de autor ni tampoco las resubire (por respeto a tu autoria)
Se quedaras directamente en mi coleccion
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BearerOfDestruction Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
Once I noticed the other pic was titled "More merfolks", I hurried to find out the first ones.

These rock too! The orca is so very nice, and the mantaray is very, very original. Good job.
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Elementalbeastie Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I really like the orca one too!
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lonesome-wolf-child Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Your rendition of these types of mermaids are amazing! :D I love the fact that they still look very similar to the creature they're based on, but yet, you can definitely tell that there's a bit of human in them as well. :aww: They're all so very unique and detailed! :D I think your rendition on the Humboldt squid is the most unique and fun. :D Amazing work! :clap:
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no-facey Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
Have you tried a lionfish?
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:iconsoopeys:
soopeys Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
I looove sea creatures! Mermaids and everything. This is great! <3
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joyhorse13 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014   General Artist
Brilliant picture!!! I'm absolutely in love with your concept and art style.

How about an elephant seal merperson next *imagines merperson with that ginormous elephant seal nose* :D?
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TakataCheroki Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hmm..... I challenge you to make a merperson from one of these:D (Big Grin) 
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sekkechi Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
ohh i second that ^^ seeing a merfolk based of one of those fellas would be amazing to see
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VioletDeathblood Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i love your idea of mermaids!
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FantasyAddiction Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the Mantaray and Orca sooooo much! :love:
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losthestory Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
This is so rad! Love the manta ray! It'd be so cool if you did a female version :D (Big Grin) 
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karisushieater Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
these are amazing!
if you can pull off a manatee…i shall give you a cookies!!:iconcookie-plz:
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Nallary Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Oo! Oo! Try seahorse! Or blowfish! :iconhurrplz:
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ladygoogoo890 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
Woah, amazing, how about a Jellyfish or an anglerfish?
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battybat284 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
i like the manta ray one the best
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Bloodthornes Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What about a Beluga Whale? :iconderpplz:
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Bek-Davis-Art Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
These are so awesome!! I love the manta ray merperson!!!!! It makes me wanna draw one of my own. Is that ok? If I post it that I link you in it for the original concept/picture??
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Insanepayne Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
Are Walrus' marine?
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xablexblackx1 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Personally I would definitely love to see a lion fish and whale shark. :)
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XunXsaneXmunkee7 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
i'd personally love to see a lobster!
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:icontemlyn:
temlyn Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
Mantaray reminds of mutanted chiken.CURSE YOU! CURSE YOU! 
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:iconkaiserwolf:
kaiserwolf Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love the Orca merperson, gives off the whatever vibe. :)
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Green-EyedTiger Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
clownfish mermaid :eyes:
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Raptrax101 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
what about a blowfish? or a flatfish? or an anglerfish?
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ChellyWilson Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
I love the Orca and Mantaray La la la la 

I love your merpeople, they are always so cool Love 
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LavenderBoots Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
The squid and the manta are so cool! Reminds me of the evil manta from The Little Mermaid tv series.
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xxemojesterjulianaxx Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Student General Artist
my god this is awesome!
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TheOtakuOfWisdom Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ohh the orca looks awesome!
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Catyjerk Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
These designs are gorgeous and unique! I am fond of the shark and mantaray
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ArtisticAshes Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Wow! This is awesome! I really like it! :D
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OmniaC173 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Student General Artist
hahah mantaray is so funny X) cool drawing:D (Big Grin) 
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ChompsJ Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OElhd…
This would be amazing :3
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xAikinnx Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Student General Artist
{{Barracuda}}
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smjaygal Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd love to see what you could do with an angle fish. These are all super cool!
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your-personal-demon Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014
:iconomfgplz:  cool ... could you do a lion fish?
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Doodlehoose1 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Professional General Artist
Great work. I love the variation.
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SterlingRaven Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist

wow, the orca is my most favorite (orcas are badass!), but the Manta has got to be the most creative one of the bunch, I have never imagined mermantas!

 

How about trying an Angler fish or other deep sea creatures? The light effects would be awesome on merfolk XD Or a turtle lol (shell might get in the way though)

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Gikowolf Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Gotta love that first one!
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