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Mermaid and diver by kinkei Mermaid and diver by kinkei
edit: contrary to popular belief this was not inspired by nor is meant to resemble Disney's Tangled! Its just a long haired mermaid like my other mermaid pics, the fact that she is blond and the guy is brunette was just a coincidence. You all have tangled on the brain, if i'd given the mermaid purple hair and the guy blond, none of these comments would be popping up, i choose these colours as I thought overall it would make a better looking picture!!!
I will more than likely do a Flynn and Rapunzel fan pic after I've seen the film!!

Started livestreaming this but it stopped working... decided to finish it tonight, took ages!!!!
I wanted it to be colourful and eye catching. I think I could have spent longer on the background and certain things but all in all im pleased with it. I hope you guys like. For those of you who started watching the livestream, thanks for stopping by!
Worst title ever! If you guys have any suggestions that would be great!!

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SharksArk Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Professional Artist
I think that it is unlike tangled and very extaordinary and beautiful. In a very amazing and good way.
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SharksArk Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Professional Artist
Cool I like mermaids a lot so that's pretty epic!
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FoxDragonLover Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
haha!! i love that there is a man under the boat and a mermaid in it for once ;) she looks so curious and fascinated, like she doesn't know she's being watched :giggle: so cute!! beautiful art! :D
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bluegill Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
cool pic
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:iconaerodil:
Aerodil Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Do you know how much drag long hair would cause when swimming?

A lot, let me tell you.
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DisneyMania99 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013
wow!
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:icontruatlantean:
truatlantean Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012
do you sell you work? or copies of you work?
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:icongutzygirl:
gutzygirl Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So... I hear you like mermaids
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MaxRideFlockLover12 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
why would someone think Tangled when they see this? i thought - BEAUTIFUL! and then i thought tangled as in - if her hair was not brushed...it would be SOOO tangled!
i love mermaids!
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Drawingtutor Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012
I think the mean the movie call tangled...
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queenlol858 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Student General Artist
i think its funny the way the mermaid is on top and the diver is at the bottem
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:iconkinkei:
kinkei Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
in a good way i hope
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:iconqueenlol858:
queenlol858 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012  Student General Artist
of corse in a good way i never give out negative comments
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UmbranRain Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Love this! Great job! I didn't think of tangled when I saw this! People are so rude!
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Drawingtutor Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012
I don't think is rude they just think of it cause her hair being really long
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:iconumbranrain:
UmbranRain Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I know but I hate it when people say stuff like that to my drawings. :D
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:icondrawingtutor:
Drawingtutor Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
yeah...
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:icondijaforster:
dijaforster Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012
I love your art! it's so beautiful
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manuellajus Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012
i love how you can do your art
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katiikat Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011
aw! i love how they are, like, switched places :) adorable!
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CloudNinja5 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I really adore this picture. I love seeing mermaids with combs.

Your style is amazing.
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PrincessBeautiful Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2011
so cute
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:iconbeachrain:
beachrain Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
so cute, I like the texture you added to this one
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FontanaWorks Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
CUTENESS!
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Brandiphaba Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
As the picture goes lower, her hair begins to remind me of seaweed :)
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:iconjaksy20:
jaksy20 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011
So beautiful!
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:iconcherrybing:
cherrybing Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2011
I love mermaids.
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kitty-copter Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like how her hair blends with the seaweed and the colors you chose.
This is very pretty! Good job.
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Koolsnowball Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011
This is cool!
I'm going to describe the obvious here, but I like your choice of putting the human in the water and the mermaid on land, and the little juxtaposition of... that. Yes.
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kinkei Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
why thanks! :)
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wiewiorka-z-kamera Featured By Owner May 17, 2011
What a cute concept!
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:iconkinkei:
kinkei Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :thanks:
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Thejboy88 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011
Is that diver trying to peek?
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ohshietazombie Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011
love it :D
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TheCarmiBug Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i LOVE it! soo amazing!
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robosuplex Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2011
I always love your mermaids <3 The guy down there is a really cute touch. I'm determined to catch your livestream one day!
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nounsi Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2011
cant choose a favorite..they all good
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AngelCrusher Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2011  Professional Filmographer
lovely composition and texture in this. I thought it was really clever with the long blond hair underwater that looks like seaweed...so those who thought i resembled Tangled are just very single minded. Great work.
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conitha123 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011
JAJAJAJAJ
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PaperPumpkin Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011   Digital Artist
Love this (:
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chibi-chocolate123 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
pretty pretty ;)
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Cowgirl-Hank Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
I love her hair!! Awesome! haha
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:iconajfriends:
ajfriends Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011  Professional
I really like the vintage look it has, what did you use for the texture?
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Spysheep Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
This is quite amazing! The forms, the colors.....damn its awesome
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:iconsallyt:
sallyt Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011  Professional General Artist
Just beautiful! The kelp-look hair is a great touch!
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FireMarioWii Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Oh the sweet irony of the situation. It truly makes your drawing stand out even more. I love the wonderful cardboard paper like qualities of this. It is so smooth and vibrants with such little difference in color and shape. This is truly a magnificent piece of work here. Good job.
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Adusia3125 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
So cool
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:iconjcroxas:
jcroxas Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
did you know that i believe in Mermaids? :)
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:iconmiumileu:
miumileu Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love the colors, love everything!!!!
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nool2i Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
Lovely.. :heart:
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