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The mermaid and the angel by Detkef The mermaid and the angel by Detkef
This is a collab with the very talented :iconthelazylion:!!! Go look in his gallery NOW!

We have spent too much time on this lol, trying to render it as much as we could!

We both started out with a sketch each, and then decided which one we liked best, from there we sent it back and forth, rendering a bit each time.

I'll upload the progress later if anyone interested.
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:iconittickleslikecrazy:
ItTicklesLikeCrazy Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Wow. When I searched 'Angel and Mermaid' this was seriously exactly what I was looking for. Completely satisfying, and a lot more. It's really breathtaking, and the highlights are perfection. I really like what you and The Lazy Lion did with the angel's feet too. That's really nice and creative. Awesome job! Thank you.
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:iconamisca:
Amisca Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A bird my love a fish but where would the live?... DeviantArt of course!
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:iconelwinransom:
ElwinRansom Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
"A bird may love a fish Senior, but where would they live?"
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:iconsaxasic:
Saxasic Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student General Artist
Looks like me and my crush. <3 <3 <3 it!
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:icon0shuni0:
0Shuni0 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconlainloveplz:^-^ ❤ This is so Beyond Super Adorable, Wonderful, Beautiful work!   :iconlovesqueeplz: ❣I absolutely Love the Mermaid's Gorgeous Shimmery tail, the golden violet mixes very well, as the Light shines upon it as the sun sets. Beyond beauty... :iconiluplz: I adore the angels Graceful Warm Smile caressed by his orange/ auburn Wings that have the sun light shine through,as the wonderous waves crash amongst The Rocky shore..........  A+ :iconflyingheartsplz: Love,✧ *:・゚✧ *:・゚   

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Comical1 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love his feet!
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titlegod Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
Love this art work, I was wondering if you have it as a print and also in full view of his wings.   The angel looks exactly like my son who passed away july 2012 (age 19), and his girlfriend was a sandy blonde with long hair.  It really looks like the two of them in my eyes.  Great work, and thanks for the inspiration!
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:icondetkef:
Detkef Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Hi, I am so sorry to hear about your son. The version of the picture here is the full version, I never drew all of the wings. I can put it up as a print anyway though, it looks great printed :)
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:icontitlegod:
titlegod Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013

Thank you that would be great.  Just so you can see what im talking about I posted a few photos under my gallery.

Once again I cannot thank you enough for the "Art".  It has touched alot of people here.  God Bless!

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:icondetkef:
Detkef Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
wow he does really look like him! 

I have put the picture up as print if you want it.
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:icontitlegod:
titlegod Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013

please do, I would be happy to buy it.  Thanks once again.  Im going to post his photo on my page so you can see what I see

as to how much it looks like him and his girl.  These photos are about 2 weeks prior to him passing away from a motorcycle accident.

I hope this doesnt cause you to feel weird or anything, Im just very happy from "your art" to at least imagine what he looks like now.  Thanks again. God Bless!

 

 

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Marino91 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
Best!!! A new TATTOO.... 
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:iconmetamorphcat:
metamorphcat Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013
so beautiful and sad, I really like your concept and obviously your art :D
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:icondelicante:
Delicante Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013
This is really cool, awesome job (to both of you)!
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elisedq Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
What I love about this is the fact that instead of having a mermaid/human relationship or a human/angel relationship, you completely bypass land altogether and instead join water and air. Two worlds that constantly touch but can never join...I *love* this!!!! :)
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:iconloonyfool:
LoonyFool Featured By Owner May 10, 2013
I love how he looks at her...nice artwork ! (^___^)
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:iconregates:
regates Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
that's an interesting pair :)
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:iconhoundoomlover:
houndoomlover Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist
This is amazing! Not only is the art style really beautiful, but the colours are wonderful *0* and I like how there are unique features to the two of them that seperate them from the traditional ideas of mermaids and angels
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LozzaWaterBender Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The concept of this and the artwork itself are just amazing!!! :D
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:iconjkweaver6:
Jkweaver6 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
.............. FREAKING AMAZING. It is really quite a wonder how you fit so much awesome into one frame without leakage. I tip my hat
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:iconschan:
SChan Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012
Wow, beautiful work!
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:icondemon-of-sins666:
Demon-of-Sins666 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
its quite interesting, i can't get it out of my head.
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:iconpsythiros:
Psythiros Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooooo. He kinda looks like an angel and a demon. I love his wings. Awesome composition. :)
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OceanAtEndofTheLane Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012
Hello, your piece has been featured in the #DeviantARTmermaids feature here: [link] please :+fav:
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:iconwierdo-neko:
Wierdo-Neko Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so detailed; wonderful :3
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:iconemiliakyuchi:
EmiliaKyuchi Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
This is really great!
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:iconfrankenberry10:
Frankenberry10 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
This so awesomee dude.. im glad to found your page xD
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:iconsandmanpeterick:
SandmanPeterick Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
he looks so handsome :love: and I love her fin!
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:iconrebeckaz:
rebeckaz Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
love love love love!
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:iconvueart:
vueart Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012
so beautiful
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:icondisneylovar316:
Disneylovar316 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
love the idea and the lighting
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:iconarkathewolf:
ArkaTheWolf Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that is such a great idea.. and it's a wonderful drawing :)
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:iconnekorin-gatacat:
Nekorin-Gatacat Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Damn he's hot! But those feet... is he actually a male harpy or siren? Dangerous...
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maidofmer Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
love it
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:iconsurfgirl101:
SurfGirl101 Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
sounds sorta better than Twighlight, good work !!...wonder what there kids will look like??
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:iconrosella-of-daventry:
Rosella-of-Daventry Featured By Owner May 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Best couple ever. :iconboopplz:
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:iconyoucancallmeesii:
YouCanCallMeEsii Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG

THAT'S COOL
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:iconpoetsiren:
Poetsiren Featured By Owner May 3, 2012
Oh wow, ohwowohwowohwowohwowohwow!! The colors (and his eyes) are so hypnotizing!
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:iconbloodmoonequinox:
BloodMoonEquinox Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Student General Artist
Just gorgeous :heart: The details in the wings and mermaid's tail are so well-done. :) Great job! :clap: :+fav:
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cmsART Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
saw the wip haha
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:icontheredcoatqueen:
TheRedCoatQueen Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012
AH! its like A DREAM on my screen...nice work!
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:iconpassionatewarrior:
PassionateWarrior Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
beautifully done:)
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bloodonthemoon5 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Student Digital Artist
featured: [link] :heart: !
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:iconeltuita:
eltuita Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
I love this!!!!
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:iconevylyon:
Evylyon Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
Wow, a whole new take on "neither fish, nor fowl". Brilliantly done!
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:iconnzolozabal:
NZolozabal Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
"As the good book says, 'a bird may love o fish, but were would they build their nest?'"
- Tevye, Fiddler on the Roof
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koolkon08 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
An Amzaing piece- whatever I have to say about it has probably been said before though xD
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:iconibella777:
ibella777 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist
beautiful! :D
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:iconkokoro13:
kokoro13 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
So lovely and romantic. I love how they look so casual, as if they've met a bunch of times before. it adds a shade of intimacy to the picture.
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woodgolem72 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
unusual but beautiful
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