Instead of just duplicating what the film had already brought to life, I tried to recreate a feeling instead. To be more specific I wanted to recreate a very specific feeling I get when I listen to the music that plays when the pirates meet the mermaids for the first time. Pure. Magic.
I knew I was going to want to offer multiple colours so I took all of the colours that make up the CG designs and spread them across three designs, each with their own subtle differences.
Each tail has an energy, something I could feel while working away at my Cintiq. The red tail (Syrena) has a lighter energy, more pure. The green tail (Marina) has a strong energy, and the blue tail (Tamara) has a fierce, dark energy.
It took my about 3 months to perfect the design and I must have tried every combination of fins, flukes, stripes, patterns, sparkles, EVERYTHING, you could possible imagine. I very nearly gave up at a few points when things were starting to get really challenging, but I'm so glad I didn't!
I created this design with the Fish Fin (by Mermaid Lucia) in mind because I felt like it was the perfect canvas to help bring this design to life.
These tails were a gift to me from the universe it felt like towards the end of their production. Like all of the stress, tears, and struggles, suddenly made sense. It has lead me to this magical moment and the best part is that I get to share it all with you.
I was just a little mermaid with a big dream when this movie came out. I didn't know how I would make mermaid magic happen at the time, but I knew it WOULD HAPPEN one day. That day is TODAY.
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Live life SO MERMAID!
Hey my fishes and welcome to my mermaid blog!
I'm your everyday mermaid from Vancouver, Canada on a mission to live my life #soMERMAID and sharing with you my tips, tricks, and adventures as I go!
More about my story here.