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A Mermaid's Wish by Qinni A Mermaid's Wish by Qinni
"She dreamed of becoming a human someday, not realizing that the human she longed for already loved another. "




I love the original little mermaid; It was seriously my childhood favourite fairytale full of bitter-sweetness. I cried buckets of tears when I first read it. xD;;

I think drawing the water broke my hand. argh D;~ I should probably draw more in-water stuff cause water is SERIOUSLY hard and I need to practice xD;; >A<;;

Done in SAI

My Tumblr (I blog/reblog more than just my art though; I also reblog inspirations I find or photography I like :))

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Thank you for dropping by :D

ps. I tried the pose myself and it worked for me o.o;~ Also worked for my mom, lol.
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:iconprincesslaine:
PrincessLaine Featured By Owner Edited 1 day ago  Student Photographer
wahhh i love the little mermaid. its one of my favorites when i was younger :la:

this was sad though... :(
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:iconlexcorp213:
LexCorp213 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
So sad but true, lovely artwork
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:iconfirewolf2014:
firewolf2014 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014
Very beautifully done Love Love how you did the leg 
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:iconbattledroid014:
battledroid014 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Such a beautiful piece of work. Your colours are beautiful
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:iconjoannadeviantart:
Joannadeviantart Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014
can you do a turotial on how to color water ?
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Talicia23 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Hobbyist
Oh wow, this looks absolutely stunningly amazing!! 
Is stunningly a word? I don't think it is... ☺️🙋
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fanartj Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014
Love her emotion! Awesome work!!!
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:iconmezzalune:
mezzalune Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Very nicely done :heart:
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:iconmarianneks3:
marianneks3 Featured By Owner May 25, 2014
Can I use your photo for a fanfiction?
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:iconajinu-okami:
AJInu-Okami Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
The original had me crying. A mermaid that saves the prince's life, fell in love with him, sacrifice her life and voice to be able to see him, prince thought that the girl walking on the beach saved her, married her, and the mermaid was heartbroken and died (turned into sea foam).
Moral of the story (maybe): Don't sacrifice yourself for someone you just met.
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Aeslynn676 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
I thought she was tragic in the beginning.

The prince couldn't have married her if he had wanted to: marriages were arranged from birth and used to forge strict political ties. But how do you explain that to a mermaid, someone from a whole other world, who has no inkling of the surface world and how it works?
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dudgus2429 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
awesome!
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HotaruShidosha Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm sorry this nearly broke your hand but this is absolutely stunning~!
As sad as the story is I always loved the original little mermaid as well, such a tragic tail.
Thank you for sharing this beautiful piece ^ ^
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JasonRyder Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
Me: "Broken heart, huh?" Want some buffalo wings? They're one of the best foods humans invented!
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:iconsorceress555:
Sorceress555 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Incredibly beautiful and too heartbreaking. <3
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Doriskica Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Amazing!
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:iconhannahelizabethh:
hannahelizabethh Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Student General Artist
nice one! :) ya I love the original little mermaid too! :)
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Antartidede Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
very nice :):)

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:iconultimatede:
ultimatede Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014
why are mermaids so cool? i don't know, but this is amazing
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:iconsam-lynn21:
Sam-Lynn21 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014

This is so beautiful and sad! T-T

I like it! :)

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:iconamarashworth:
amarashworth Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!  I can see why the redraw was important... This version is mid change, it is very very good.
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:iconmitablue:
mitablue Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Student
So beautiful. <3
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CountessHalcyon Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the concept!! & I too have a huge soft spot for the little mermaid and Ariel even now that I am older. :3 love this piece. ^^
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:iconkatietumblrlover:
katietumblrlover Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013
Very interesting and awesome idea
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:iconwarriorscatslover333:
WarriorsCatsLover333 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
One word.

WOW.
This is gorgeous!!!
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:iconnajadopo:
najadopo Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013
Amazing, I love it! SOrry for your hand, but it was worth it :D
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:iconsemantot:
Semantot Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sacrifice herself, then she jumped into the sea, slowly became bubbles. . . And forgotten. . . :''C
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TheBaldGoat Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This made me cry :'(. Amazing work<3
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:icondeeayaich:
DeeAyAich Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013
Hey, I'm lucky to be able to draw water with a bucket! Great work on that.
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:iconmarcelaquinta:
MarcelaQuinta Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
This is awesome in so many levels
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:iconsocqa:
SocQA Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013
Beautiful art, wonderful job
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:iconicerose76:
IceRose76 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is amazing! :squee:
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:iconekatgirl:
EkatGirl Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely Gorgeous!
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SallyWally30 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist
Love it! =D
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Hedging Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013
Why don't you do one about a girl who wishes to be a mermaid, and finds the next day that her whole community had been transformed along with her and she is the only one who remembers?
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:icondeastiny:
DeastinY Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
oh my gosh that water looks gorgeous :3
Teach me please :D!
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:iconpailin-engel:
Pailin-Engel Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student General Artist
This is beautiful and creative. 
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kool11 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013   General Artist
wow, that's pretty good, I like how she's turning into a mermaid in the picture!cute blush 
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013
You've been featured: gryffgirl.deviantart.com/journ…
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:iconmoltres27:
Moltres27 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Too Much Talent!
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CammieC Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's A-MA-ZING! I love deviantART! I love more the origial, too. ^^
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:iconsenatortano:
SenatorTano Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
the original little mermaid she didn't get the guy?
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originalsanch Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist
She didn't get the man and she also died..
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:iconsenatortano:
SenatorTano Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
oh! didn't she turn into sea foam?
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:iconoriginalsanch:
originalsanch Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist
Yes she did, but that's how she died.
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:iconsenatortano:
SenatorTano Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember that version! That was so sad... :c
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:iconoriginalsanch:
originalsanch Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist
Yes it was... :/
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BattyeChan Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love it
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