In this mermaid painting tutorial, I will show you the full process of my illustration The Porcelain Mermaid. I focus on digital painting and how I build up a whimsical illustration in many layers through an organic development process. There is a great deal of discovery in the process, combined with a basic structure. I work in Adobe Photoshop CC, on a Wacom Cintiq 27HD Touch tablet.
I found them inside an old shipwreck, pried them from an old cabinet of sorts. I have but six, but I will find more. There are always more.
"It was an old world that slept in the deep, it had been there for as long as she could remember. The ornamentation of barnacles and seaweed gave it an almost [...]
It’s #MerMay! What’s Mermay you ask? MerMay is an annual month long drawing challenge, where artists from across the globe draw mermaids during the month of May, and share them on Social Media with the hashtag #MerMay. It is open for anyone to join.
Happy Halloween! The Little Mermaid was always one of my favourite H. C. Andersen tales, it's a tragic story but also beautiful story. The Little mermaid plays into feelings most women can relate to, wanting your body to be something else than it is and not being able to appreciate what you already are.