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The Little Mermaid by AdamHunterPeck The Little Mermaid by AdamHunterPeck
my own take on the original little mermaid story
acrylic on cold press illustration board, 2007
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ALLgr8artist Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
 Psychedelicbutterflyemote Vous Ítes tellement talentueux!Psychedelicbutterflyemote 
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ForthStarStudio Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
Love the style and the glow of turquoise! :)
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012
Gorgeous! I love her pensive face! Certainly fitting to the original story! :heart: :iconmermaidplz:
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MayumiOgihara Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi :wave:
This deviation has been featured in my journal! :heart: [link]
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YohannPolochon Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011  Professional Filmographer
She seems so real ! we do believe in it ! i love your interpretation of this beautiful little mermaid !
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Miss-Tristie-Enne Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
You are an amazing artist...:wow: I love the colors.
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DSenderM Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
wow!
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too-tiki Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2009
I really like it (;
and I love story about little mermaid ;D

isn't she cold? she has got red nose c(;
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SoraPyper Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2009  Professional General Artist
your art is amazingly gorgeous :heart: ilove her face especially. and how the colors seem to make her a bit transparent and delicate. your fish are t3h awesome :heart: great job
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Tear-Bleeder Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2009
Gorgeous colouring. And the lighting looks beautiful, congratulations!
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks very much!
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blumarta Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2008   Traditional Artist
Very beautifull mermaid.
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Reowyn Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2008  Student
Wow! this is so beautiful! Probably one of my favorite mermaid illustrations here on DA.
but don't you just hate the ending to the original little mermaid story?
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Wow, thanks so much!
You're right, the original story is very odd indeed!
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ElenaR Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2008   Traditional Artist
Featured this in my new journal ...as well--> [link]
Hope you don't mind ;)
:heart:
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much!
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ellizer Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2008
i love your art! beautiful.
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kika1983 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
nice colours and lightening:) well done for her hair and expretion!
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FreShPAiNt Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
I'm really fond of her face, the composition, and the color scheme. The coloring on her face is perfect!
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much! It's one of my favorites, I think because it was a really natural process.
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M-LaRochelle Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2007
Wow i love the colors and the subtlety of her expression! very well done! ;)
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
thanks so much!
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Breve Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2007
That's wonderful. The lighting is very skillfully done, and the fish in the foreground balance out the composition perfectly.
:+fav:
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
yay! thank you so much!
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Breve Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2007
You're welcome! :]
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InHugsWeTrust Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2007
its amazing!
:+fav:
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:iconadamhunterpeck:
AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
thank you!
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Adelaida Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2007  Professional General Artist
It's so beautiful! Blue light looks just excellent. And I adore her face :)
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
thanks!
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jussta Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Fridaylicious is a weekly themed art feature. This time it's all about MERMAIDS and your deviation was featured! :)
Link to the article: [link]
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
wow, thank you!
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gnixelpren Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2007
you are an amazing artist- be thankful!!

:worship:
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
thank you kindly!
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Light-Former Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2007
That dreamy expression with the slightly pressed cheek is charming to look at, the pose strengthens this. As well as the appropriately blue eyes which match the cool and mellow colours surrounding her.

The outline on certain places of her body almost appear too lite, such as on the shoulders and arms. But then again, they create a pleasant looking glow that compliment the highlights on the side of her head and back.

You have a great sense of structure concerning the human face and body, the face in particular is very believable and well defined. The swimming fish in the foreground/background bring the theme all together.

Well done indeed.
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for your concise and considerate comments! They're very helpful!
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orochi-rob Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
the colors are great!!!!! im without words, T__T
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reimagination Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2007
This is also very nice. It's refreshing to see someone who is both amazing with traditional and digital media. refreshing? well, it's the word I typed out, feel free to replace it with any other good adjective.
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ScottPurdy Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2007   Digital Artist
I love her expression Adam, your whole gallery is an inspiration matey :)
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ATh-Armherst Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
oh wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
that's very beautiful!!!
u have amazing talents!!
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GiRBeRRy Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2007  Student General Artist
this is really great! i luvs her expression...
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Meialua-intera Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2007
Really great work. The coloring and everything is very beautiful and her way of looking very borred is really great.
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Mathiwi Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2007
What an amazing illustration *_* You really are very good with acrylic, and there I particullary love your color choices <3
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Gorrem Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
My favorite. Nice rendering.

It's Sherika!
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m4g1c4lm3 Featured By Owner May 22, 2007
This is quite amazing. I've been just painting acrylics on illustration board but i'm wondering if you gesso your's first? I do, but i'm just curious
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AdamHunterPeck Featured By Owner May 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
When I choose to work on illustration board, I don't gesso it, because it has such a wonderful texture of its own (I prefer cold press because it's so absorbent). If I want to work on a gessoed surface, I use masonite for its durability.
So for this one, I started by toning the whole thing with a watered-down torquoise, and then building up gradually with watery glazes, so everything would continue to be absorbed. I guess that means this was the most watercolor-like of all these paintings.
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m4g1c4lm3 Featured By Owner May 23, 2007
hmm okay. It definitely has a watery feel, not just because it's undersea but it feels more like watercolors. I also use the cold press illustration board. I've done watercolors on it before and it does have a nice feel to it. Thank you :)
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aragornbird Featured By Owner May 13, 2007
Hey Adam. You don't know me, but I know you considering that we both go to RISD and we're both in the Illustration major and your senior show was awesome and...aw, what the heck, enough rambling. I love your work and this is one of my favorite of yours. :)
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SilentCyllya Featured By Owner May 12, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How cute. ^_^ What nice fish.
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piquinto Featured By Owner May 12, 2007
wow also a great picture your art realy is fantastic
again great colorting, the underwater colors are fabulous
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emperial Featured By Owner May 12, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fantastic job on the fish and the figure.
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