Friday, October 07, 2011

October Monster Madness 2011 - Day 07 - Mermaid/Siren

Monster #07 the Mermaid/Siren. From the depths of the oceans, seaman feared this creature most than any other. The beautiful dreaded siren with a call to men that could not be rejected. Here is my interpretation of one.



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Artist Notes - Sketched with a 2B Derwent Graphic Pencil on Hammermill Color Copy Digital paper (28lb, 100 brightness). Then colored with Prismacolor colored pencils. After that, scanned onto my Dell Windows 7 laptop and prepped for upload in CorelDraw X5. I also added the fangs and claws in CorelDraw. Below is a list of the Prismacolors I used:

Mermaid:
Metallic Gold
Rose
Black
Peach
Light Peach
Goldenrod
Light Aqua
Dark Brown

Mermaid's Tail:
Metallic Gold
Light Aqua
True Blue
Chartreuse

Water:
Ultramarine
Light Aqua
True Blue
White

Sky:
Light Cerulean Blue
True Blue
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