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Little Mermaid Gone Bad by Trisste Little Mermaid Gone Bad by Trisste

Update February 22, 2013: added few details: ropes, pearl necklaces, chest fittings, tattoo, scar on Ariel's cheek and a bottle of rum :ahoy:
You can see old version here:



Pose reference: [link]
This is my entry for *EmeraldVenom-Stock contest and I've won one of the two first places :winner:
Contest WinnersHello dear friends, I must say that I'm so happy about this first contest. I never imagine that so many of you could participate, and I received so many works with different styles of what I'm accustomed to see with my stock :D First of all, I want to thank to all who participated and supported me! :huggle: You're very important to me and for my creativity :) I wish I could have the points necessary to give the "first prizes" to everyone who entered the contest, because for me you're all winners! So, continue to make your art the best way you can, because the things we create come directly from our souls and hearts and are the mirror of what we are. The challenge was to do something based in this stock photo My favourite one: "Little Mermaid Gone Bad" by *Trisste 496 points + Llama coming your way! :rose: Contest submissions: :thu

Copyrights 2013 © Dorota Joanna Pijewska aka Trisste Mayfair
You cannot use in any way without my written permission.

Wszystkie moje prace chronione sa prawem autorskim, uszanuj moje prawa i nie kradnij moich prac.
Wykorzystywanie moich prac w jakikolwiek sposób bez mojej wiedzy i przyzwolenia wedlug prawa jest równoznaczne z kradzieza.
O prawie autorskim: [link]

I have spread my dreams under your feet
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams
Rozpostarlam swe sny pod twoimi stopami
Stapaj delikatnie, gdyz depczesz moje sny
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I really like this! Especially all the detail and the textures in the hair, feathers, and clothes. I love the tattoo also. :) There are a couple things I would work on to make it even better. First, the perspective on the chests is off. They should be drawn with 2-point perspective, so the height of the back of the chests would be a shorter line than the front height. You can look up info for two-point perspective to see what I mean. The other thing is that she seems stiff and kind of floating there. She doesn't really seem to be sitting on anything. It may be because her butt is higher than the bottom of the chest on the left, which wouldn't be the case from this perspective if she were sitting in front of it. I hope that is helpful to you, and I hope to see even more of your work. Your style is great!
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CaptainMisuzu Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
#It's Ariel o__o ? Oh wow ! She miss the prince and begin a pirate ? xD What a beautiful concept and drawing, she looks very expressive and all the details on the background are too much amazing !

# This is a pretty unique idea (or at least I have never seen this before). =)

I would have never thought of her turning into a pirate, but then again she really liked collecting stuff...

I like her pose and expression. XD Good job!! :la:

isissousa2 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Very nice! Pirate mood on <3
xgene Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can't get over how amazing this looks- she looks gorgeous and very, very 'scourge of the 7 seas' :)
Trisste Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much Becca :huggle:
ralfw666 Featured By Owner May 5, 2013   Digital Artist
great job.....lots of detail, very good lighting....:clap:
merearthling Featured By Owner May 4, 2013
gone pirate ;) love the rich colors here, superb drawing and painting :clap:
iiibrokeyhu Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
GASP! What happened to Ariel??? :shocked:
Trisste Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She grew up :P
iiibrokeyhu Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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