I thought this design would make a pretty cool tshirt so I've submitted it to Threadless.com. What designs get turned into a shirt, and get the yummy cash prizes, comes down in large part to public voting and the comments on the design. If you want to help me win the ten grand challenge for 'best first time submission', you can go visit the design here
and cast a vote, and maybe leave your thoughts in a comment, I'd appreciate it!
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Thought I would share this as wallpaper with you all. The sizes in the set are 1024x768, 1152x864, 1280x1024 & 1920x1200.
Anémonie, as in sea anemone, with a spelling to suggest a name... Ideas of mermaids and sirens are so conflated these days that I don't feel very bad about painting a siren with a fish tail, instead of with wings like they really should be shown. Just a little bit bad, that the mermaid has absorbed a lot of negative traits that are attributed to them unfairly.
... I would like to stress that my intention was not to draw an erotic pinup, rather I wanted to layout my iteration of the archetypal siren symbol. I hope the care shown in the design and rendering speak to my good intentions... Beautiful pose reference generously provided by Marcus Ranum www.ranum.com ... Mixed media, digital painting and vector masking. I'll be posting a tutorial walking through of this very soon.