The Golden Mermaid


The original is ballpoint pen on two different papers: the mermaid was drawn on a yellow second sheet, cut out and pasted on a sheet from a white note pad. The results after scanning were soso -- the yellow paper came out almost a tan, and the white paper was intermittently yellow -- so I touched it up a bit, adding highlights, and, frankly, I'm pleased with the way it ended up. The original was intended to suggest that a mermaid might be a "fishier" critter than the usually depicted warm-blooded sexy bombshell (Disney and Hans Christian Anderson notwithstanding). That was the intention...

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