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« on: August 26, 2018 12:31:31 PM »

Found these mermaids from the second hand shop and knew they belonged on my mermaid wall! 

Painted their tails with a swirl up their cheeks.  I added some waves to show the ocean as well.  Finished with a strong coat of glitter on their fins, very pretty in the light!


On my wall.  You can see two craftsters work up there too!


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« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2018 12:39:26 PM »

Great work with a great find! They fit right in.
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« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2018 08:02:23 PM »

I love how the swirls wander up her body and over her face. Well done..


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« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2018 08:06:53 PM »

Mmmhmm, the swirly body bits are unexpected & lovely.
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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2018 12:54:33 PM »

Nice job redesigning the mermaids you found.  The body paint/tattoos on the upper body are an interesting look that sets them apart from the usual mermaid fare.  The only mermaids I ever find in thrift stores are dolls (plastic or plush) and knick knack figurines/statues; I've never seen wooden silhouettes like these.

Cool collection on your walls; the blue paint even works as an underwater environment for your finned ladies.
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« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2018 01:08:31 PM »

Nice work!  And I love that you have a mermaid wall.
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« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2018 06:07:21 AM »

These mermaids are gorgeous! Very awesome redo. I never would have thought to make the swirls continue up their bodies. It's very creative and looks amazing.
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« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2018 07:19:27 AM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley
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Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured Project! Smiley

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