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Hi there^^

This one started out as a rather easy sketch- just a smol merchild sleeping and cuddling with fishes.

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This was then the finished pose- not having drawn children this small before, I had trouble making the character look right. I do like her color scheme though- very cute imo. All in all, it does look pretty close to what i imaginedXDiu_69406_7711935.jpg

Next step was the light source. I figured i would use light from above since she is underwater and not too awfully far from the surface.

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If I don't have an idea how the background should look, I start with simply laying down some colors. I chose a palette close to the character. Pink, yellow and purple.

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Laying down where the surface is- in the top right corner seemed like a good idea.

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More refining of the surface- adding seafoam lines and harder light.iu_69410_7711935.jpg

Now, this part was so much fun- I looked up lots of corals and underwater landscapes and experimented with colors and shapes. In Medibang there are lots of cool brushes like Edge Pen, Symmatry Pen, Fill Brush and others that I applied here.

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I don't know why, but I find fishes to be really fun to paint. Added more details on the merchild thinking that since she is close to the surface, she probably needs some type of camouflage for protection and made her slightly blend in with her surroundings.

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Added some more hues like pink and blue.

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Thanks for stopping by!β™‘

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Great Art

DollScreepter responds:

Thank you very much!πŸ˜„πŸ’–

All that effort man

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Thank you😢❀

Well fuckin done!

wow nice job I really enjoyed seeing the process.

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β™‘Thank you!β™‘

wow actually phenomenal

DollScreepter responds:

Thank you very much!😢❀

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