Catherine Fitzsimmons

by Catherine Fitzsimmons (@Jinx)

Your ordinary, run-of-the-mill merman, found on the back of college chemistry notes, which would make this originally drawn summer 2001. A few parts of the sketch were modified before scanning. Lazy background again.

Finished Work
18y174d ago
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Posted: Friday, 29 April, 2005 @ 09:34 PM

Wow, you don't see too many mermen drawn, just mermaids!

This came out really pretty! The background actually looks really good, especially the sprays of water hitting the rock he's sitting on. It's a great extra touch! And the shading/coloring in the rock adds depth to the simple 2D form.

The merman himself looks good, too! His fish-half looks especially good--I like the texture you used for it, though I wish we could see more of the tail fin... His body has just enough muscle definition without looking overdone. The hand running through his hair and the way it spikes up looks a little awkward to me--his fingers sort of disappear except for his pinky.

Great image--it seems like it belongs in a calendar for a summer month!

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