Mandarin Mermaid

Michael dashow mermaid final 900
final painting: Mandarin Mermaid
Michael dashow mermaid sketch 05 smaller
iteration and sketchwork
Michael dashow mike mermaid sketch 09 small
line art

Done for a Character Design Challenge with the theme of Mermaids and Mermen. Here's my mermaid, influenced by the Mandarin Fish, a beautiful fish I found pictures of while researching for this theme.