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Rose Mermaid by michellemonique Rose Mermaid by michellemonique

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Photographer & editor: Michelle Monique
Model: Hazel Rhea
Inspired by Michelle Hoefener's mermaid paintings

No CGI/No painting. Everything in this picture is derived from a photograph. The mermaid tail was made out of paper mache and each petal was hand glued. The rock was made out of chicken wire, covered in paper mache and placed in a sandbox. 100+ hours in photoshop with over 200 layers and a week of building props. You can see the process on my Facebook

If anyone has any title suggestions, please comment! I tend to make my titles too literal :3
For some reason I'm super nervous uploading after a year of inactivity D: I hope my watchers don't hate me for it :< Your encouragement keeps me motivated :hug:

Thank you for the DD! :love: I've been depressed about my work lately and this helped to pull me out of it. Thank you everyone! :blush:

Website: michellemoniquephoto.com/
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DaimoNxx Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
Lovely girl
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andyshrestha Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Professional Artist
amazing ! wow
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yayaartpop Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014   Photographer
Wow this is amazing !
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Bek-Davis-Art Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's absolutely stunning!!!
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Cerulaen Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautiful... such a different take on mermaids that I never would have thought of. o.o Gives me story ideas... Hmm. Even though it's like, 8 months since you posted this, I still want to take on the challenge of thinking of a title for this >.<
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mohammedzwai Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
wow
niceHug 
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FaniIoanna Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"Hello!
Our group aim to show your artwork to more and more people every day.
Support and enjoy our groupscarlet-witching-art.deviantar….:D (Big Grin)
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CerboPhix Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
fabuloussssss ugh!
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MineshJuggan Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013
Hi, Your work is really amazing
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Anti-Josmos Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful. I could never draw that style.
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