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The palette of this work - muted night colors - drew me at first. Then the opalescent skin of the creature behind the glass. her impossibly red hair, liquid blue cat-eyes. Then I looked at the composition, and love how the piece opens for you so that you must inevitable fall into her and pass between her bloody talons to her deadly lips. My impression changed from an abstract creature looking out from a stylized forest to some immortal creature trapped, perhaps in a glass coffin, while the fallen leaves bury her (un)alive. Whatever the artists intent, the piece radiates immortality and malice in a startlingly direct way and alluring way, much like an old fairy tale.
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In first place I certainly need to say that the artist that made such an artwork and used this kind of a title for it is extraordinary person by himself! I wanted to make an emphasis on the singularity of the drawing because of the evident fact.
I am sure of 99% of people associate Ariel with "The Little Mermaid" that is an animated cartoon. So this name is like a sinonim of a very well-known creation of Disney. I wanted to remind that the little mermaid was very romantic, sensitive and kind creature.
I realy respect the authors creativity and valour. Of course not every person would set aside all his reminiscences of classical Ariel and get used to something very different from it.
I didn't like the cartoon very much (nevertheless have watched it very often in my childhood) and I'm just facinated with this work. I even may named it the chef d'oeuvre! I love it. In fact this Ariel looks much more like a mermaid from myths and legends, much more real. Colours are not only classic (I ment the red hair) but also very heartfelt. So her ice-cold eyes are lookin all throuth you and they are purely inhuman in spite of this is SHE.
The theme and staging are just superb! I really want to say, what an imagination/fantasy does human need to perfectly combine all the details in this painting?
Oustanding work! Sometimes I say that if the person would not like what I wrote about this or that artwork it won't be the worth day of my life. Now I really want to note that there are some works, as they are not like watchers expect to see something that they are used to, shouldn't be left out without any interest in it. This incredible work is one of them!
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Yosbe Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015
You just can make a story about this art. That's what art is about... inspiration. Congrats
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ultimatede Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014
She looks so dangerous, very interesting take
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Evillunar Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
This is magnificent! I'm gonna buy a print and try to set it up so it looks as if she's staring out of a mirror. 

The way the colours have been done are absolutely sublime.
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Duck-Bot Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Student General Artist
Huh.. Even though she doesn't make me think mermaid so much as beast tamer or druid due to the border. I love that you broke away from the "traditional" little mermaid style and made her your own.. and holy cow does she look beautiful in a feral, predatory way. ^.^ I am currently working on a project for personal use only where I remake certain magic cards and your version of Ariel would be perfect. Would it be okay for me to use this piece? I can show you the card when I finish it up so you can see how it turned out. Thanks, no matter what your answer for showing this piece off. :)
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OmriKoresh Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Professional General Artist
no sorry (:
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Duck-Bot Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Student General Artist
No problem. :)
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Marjie79 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing work my dear Hatsune Miku-06 (Smile) 
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LadyX-3000 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
there is something really indescribably sexy about this, i think it's the eyes, they really pull you in and the hint of light around the hair softens some of that sinister aura around her and it's just simply amazing work, truly fantastic!
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OmriKoresh Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
thanks!
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MaLize Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Professional Photographer
Awesome work!
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oO-Monkey-Oo Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist
Well done this is beautiful
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inferno-sensus Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
really a super nice work, I love
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ErikShoemaker Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow that looks stunning.
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blumilein Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013   Photographer
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Wonderful work!
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blubloodsx Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Professional Filmographer
You made me feel scared of Ariel and yet emphasized on her mysterious soul that will surely allure every one who will see this. Great work it is!
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blanket86 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Very interesting style!
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stellartcorsica Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
:love:
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WindDream Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013
Amazing...
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AndresSabastian Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
Featured Here:[link]
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vasodelirium Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
hi! your work is featured in my journal.hope you don't mind!
have a good day!
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OmriKoresh Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Professional General Artist
thanks!
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MindTuber Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Very cool and highly edited
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UncleLeland Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
Perfect!!! Immediately in Favorite!
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Jessica-Lorraine-Z Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
WOWOWOWOW!
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stellartcorsica Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing!
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bluegeneralist Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
Beautiful work.
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MissWinchester88 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
Wow thi very fantastic work!!
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ColenPaben Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Beautiful
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Odilicious Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome!
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Beholdentolove Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Featured your beautiful deviation here: [link]
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MySweetDarkness Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
:faint: just amazing !
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AngeliaStocks Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
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brookncole Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
This is just.....so lovely :heart:
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lovepippin Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just fell in love with this picture! There's so much passion in it. It's like she's watching through your soul. Good job! Definitely!
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BardofDarkness Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
I am blown away...
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blaithiel Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012
wow. love it!!!
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Quest007 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012   Digital Artist
Stunning!
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MaLize Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Professional Photographer
What an awesome work!
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supermarioART Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful work!;-)
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CindysArt Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing work! :clap:
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CoraGraphics Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful work!
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2195Razielim Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
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Gendy25 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student Interface Designer
Wow ur works is amazing.. ;D
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Digimaree Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012
Chillingly beautiful!
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Shinori-x Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is great. The way this picture was made is really good!
Her eyes and her hair and her lips stand out because of the blackness in the back.
~I love this :highfive:
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nicholette123 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
stunning! I love her eyes
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Beastmaster123 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
oh! like all women.
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Beastmaster123 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
really like your take on ariel she looks pretty and dangerous at the same time.
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Poetsiren Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012
OH MY GOODNESS!! WOW! This is beautiful! Everything draws to her eyes, and she looks so beautiful, yet so venemous and ...and... I think if she gets her claws in me I might never be able to take another breath again! Beautiful!
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xzendor7 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012   Digital Artist
Beautiful, Amazing Work
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