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How Did You Get There by Lithiel How Did You Get There by Lithiel
Imagine you're on a boat in the middle of the Caribbean ocean- and for whatever reason you fell over board. There amongst the bubbles and froth as you flail about that's where you see THIS guy!
what would go through your head?

This is Ural my little Merboy OC. He's about 14 in this picture accidentally taking his investigation of humans a bit too closely. I want to make a short story about him. He's a flying fish btw.

Note: This picture was a WIP for MONTHS! I made it LAST year- the line art at least and have been going back to it every so often.
While I was working on a double meme piece I realized I had only a tiny bit to finish so here it is.

Now back to my REAL work >w>,..
I finished it listening to this song- I often came back to it while I did this..


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Disclaimers: Bubble Brush used for foreground bubbles isn't mine.
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Sagitari-Seiza-1213 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think the idea of a flying fish merman is pretty neat! I've been considering the idea for a possible character myself. 
Beautifully done with the colors and the way the light shines down into the water. I really like how Ural's flight fins turned out too. They're such a lovely shade of blue. Whenever I think of a flying fish merperson, I picture them with their flying fins on their backs like angel wings with the supporting fins near the hips. I find it interesting that you decided to place Ural's main flight fins on his hips instead. 
SilverSoulArtist Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student General Artist
I adore the colors and the bubbles! :heart: His expression is adorable :3
midomaski Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
*0* this is so beautiful!! I love how you paint the bubbles and all the colours you used :DD
Lithiel Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013
I admit the colors were my favorite part, I just went nuts!
Hearty-Chann Featured By Owner May 25, 2013  Hobbyist
OMG :heart: :la: :love: He look so cute and hot :la: :heart: Im in love :O :heart: Good job! :la:
Lithiel Featured By Owner May 25, 2013
thank you! :heart: >w> I think the world needed more mermen heartthrobs
Hearty-Chann Featured By Owner May 25, 2013  Hobbyist
Passin Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013
Very nice image, even if it makes me feel a little cold. Of course, I imagine that I'd probably not notice him as by the time I'd open my eyes, I'd probably have already swam back to the surface
Lithiel Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
Fast recovery then. ^_-
Punisher2006 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist
I would probably have two thoughts in my mind. One, who is he? And two, when did I forget to swim?

Awesome job on the picture though. I love the perspective on it and the colours. I also like Ural's design too. :+fav:
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