Thursday, July 9, 2015

Do mermaids dream?

If they do dream, I wonder what they would dream about?
Random ocean dreams or would they dream about the things that exist above the water?

I did my mermaid and background all in Higgins Inks on Yupo paper. I haven't had much success working with Yupo paper before but I was pleasantly surprised at how well the inks stuck to it. I did this piece for my groups monthly challenge. This month Pam's theme is "Fantasy". 

Because I painted the mermaid using the applicator tips to the bottle the painting is loose and it did bleed a little forming and extra tail to her, but I kinda like it, lol

I also dried dripping water, alcohol, and even pure acetone onto the paper hoping for a reaction but didn't get much. In the end I dripped the white ink and splattered a little bit.


Sandy Ross said...

This is so beautiful! Love the mix of colours that you have used! Fabulous!

Carole Z said...

This is beautiful, I love the splashes of colour as the mermaid floats in her sleep, hugs Carole Z X

Jean said...

This is so dreamy!

Pam said...

Lovely. I love the beautiful colors, I even like the little white paint splatters.

Kalea Wavedancer said...

I love this! And mermaids dream of many of the same thing humans do. Adventures and love and travel and art and magic. They fail to realize they are magic, just as humans fail to realize they are also.