A while back I watched a HORRIBLE special on mermaids. The "documentary" (and I use that word very loosely) tried to prove the existence of mermaids, it's about as silly as ancient aliens specials. The special was so offensive to anything scientific that I won't even show you a link to it or even give you its name.
As bad of a special that was it did get me thinking about the history of Mermaids in different mythologies and in pop culture. It also got me interested in making a mermaid image of my own.
|"The Mermaid's Treasure"|
Mermaids themselves don't particularly interest me but making a mermaid image would be a nice chance to play around making an undersea landscape. The process of this image was pretty fun and it changed a lot from the original to finish.
|Segment from original ink work|
Shortly after finishing and scanning the original ink work a big glaring problem popped up, and if you looked at the finish you probably already see what it is. The face, the face was terrible, how did I not see it? It was an issue that needed to be fixed and lucky the fix was simple.
|a quick before and after|
The fix ended up being very simple. Turned out I just over inked, or detailed, her face up. A simple use of the erase tool and poof 20 years younger.
Until Next Time!
Edited by : Mia Rose Cammisa