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Strange waters by moni158 Strange waters by moni158
:stare: well that would be a strange day wouldn't it...

also I think he thoroughly broke that net...

i dunno.... I've wanted to draw something like this for ages :shrug:

I just wanted to draw a merboy :icondeyedplz:
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duzetdaram Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015
This beautiful artwork has been featured here:…
rababco Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Why does he also have wings and elf ears though?
moni158 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Student Filmographer
Because thats how I drew him???
rababco Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh, okay, I've just never seen a merman with elf ears and wings before. I thought there was some reason for it.
moni158 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015  Student Filmographer
:shrug: Just thought it might look interesting. 
Imperativierend Featured By Owner May 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
it does. and i love the idea. keep being awesome!
gunther654 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015
Nice! pls draw more mermen. =)
What are his hands?
Other than that sidenote, this picture is perfect!!! And his expresssion😂 Oh my god
TernellJade1 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014
It's rare to see a merboy painting and I have a soft spot in my heart for them.  This painting was an attention grabber for so many reasons. I'm also tickled by their expressions.   I love looking at a painting and wondering in the back of my mind what's next?  It's like the beginning of a story...
DaimoNxx Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014
This is what i call a good catch(For her i mean)    
Dragon-star23 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice. I like the looks on both of their faces :D
4N63L-Z3R0 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Student General Artist
Very cool, I like the colors and the moment.
LuzVioleta Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Student Writer
Aaw! I love it <3 you know? It could be a cute story
copernicuscat Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it!
El-Olosta Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
spikedpsycho Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
And that's how McDonalds makes it Fish sandwich.
DracyGiuliana Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
Aw, he looks so cute! The looks on his face is adorable and I am obsessed with his ears. Love it!
MiZzAmJoNeS Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
DayDreamer-JJ Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
How fun! This picture tells a great story! love your style!
enmirii Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014
This is a fun image, the woman in the photo almost has a "You again look."
sekkechi Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
pfff i agree with a prior comment, he does look like a guilty puppy xD 
perhaps these 2 already know eachother? he might've been hungry and got himself into the net to nab some easy fish, only to be hoisted up lol she's just all like "you again? this is the 5th net you've broken just this week" haha and the poor guy's all "5th? uhh...i thought it was only 3. ...i'm in trouble now aren't i" haha
Arouro Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
NOW KISS. (Lol jk but the shipping is real)
ryoko-mitsirughi Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I clicked the button before I sent the rest. lol oops

*she hoisted the net with the help of the pulley crane it tugging and catching more than usual as it was lifted out of the water with the day's catch. She gave the crane arm a swift kick "come on now you ol' piece of carpfish. Don't give out on us yet". As it emerged from the water and over the boat, the woman was amazed at the beauty of the merman caught in the fishing trap. Her voice caught in her throat at the fantasy of fairy-tales brought to life before her. He looked concerned but not exactly frightened as he struggled to untangle himself from the webbing of the net. He gazed upon his captor, her auburn tresses tied back loosely. He noticed she had separate fins...wait no..those weren't fins; he realized. It was a thing from folk stories he heard as a merboy by the wisest of the mer-people of Atlantis. If he recalled correctly, they were called humans. Creatures that lived on land and walked on things known as legs. He was intrigued by the creatures from the moment he heard the stories, and by some twist of fate--despite him being trapped, he was not concerned--now he could see one close up. Her beauty matched any of the mermaids back in Atlantis, it was if he was under a spell.*   

And that's all my mind can make up at this time. lol :P
ryoko-mitsirughi Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
love story maybe??
Passin Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
Ummm...Hello? Very nice work 
YukiHoshigaki Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
I love him! Can I have your merbabies?! XD His expression is just adorable. It just says "Oops. Did I do that? Uh, you didn't see that.... I'm in trouble aren't I?"  Her just standing there is funny. this is just so beautifully done! Make more of him please!!!
FanGirl-Gone-Hyper Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Everyone just wants a merboy, don't worry ;)
Inupoutdown Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Student Writer
"...well, hello there..." <3
Pegusus101 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He looks like a guilty puppy!
Bishounen-Fangirl Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
More like :D waters
Caitolent Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my god, his face! Hahaha, priceless.
kopela1 Featured By Owner May 24, 2014
haaa!!! can you imagine!!!!=P (Razz) Wink/Razz Clap 
VioletDeathblood Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
XD I love their expressions
Lucid-Anomaly Featured By Owner May 22, 2014
I love her expression. "Oh no... what.."
FantasyAddiction Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
chimera-mystic-97 Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist
Love this twist on the usual story.
chimera-mystic-97 Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist
Love your take on the merfolk-human coupling. <3
Mister-Hizum Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Student General Artist
mmmmrrrrr... merrrrboyLove 
karisushieater Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love their faces!:iconiloveitplz:
ship lady like: "Really."
merman like: "Ummm...Y-You have a spare right?" *leaps back into the sea yelling sorry over his shoulder*
awesome job as always!
i wana take a boat out to sea now…:icondreamyplz: lol
DarkKandiVixen69 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Student General Artist
I :heart: it!! Chuuplz (Fixed)  :lav:  the girls face is all Confused  Lmfao kaomoji set 1 3/19 
mishumushu Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
emote emote emote 
RB-Illustration Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014   Digital Artist
I love this! The expressions are great. :D
Madokachii Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
Love their expressions ;P
listlessmuse Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I love both their expressions.
Joltsgal Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014
This is adorable! I love the expression on his face!!
ChellyWilson Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
Yaaay merboys excited

Now what will they do next XD
LavenderBoots Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I love how you drew the merman.
WinterOcelot Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014
Their facial expressions are most amusing (:
here-comes-chaos Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't suppose there's any way you would make this a print? I'd certainly order it. :meow: 
smjaygal Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm laughing so hard. They're both like 'oh shit'
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