Another romantic Mermaid and Lover painting…

So the love affair continues.

My obsession with underwater romance, mermaids, all things watery and lyrical…

It is about 12 x 16 inches, my favourite paper: Ivory smooth Stonehenge. Subtle watercolour washes over and around the pencil outline sketches to begin with….

mermaid sketch 1


…..then, some nice dark Prussian blues, sky – tones of Ceruleun blues and touches of yellow ochre and flesh tints……

mermaid sketch 2


~ starting to bring the composition together in an expressive flow of colour and line : filling in detail, textures, motifs, plus highlights of pinks and aquas; even a drop of red wine or two!

mermaid drawing art

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