5 thoughts on “Pic du Jour #24: “Mermaid”

  1. It’s not easy with portrait or figure work to get the whole thing singing the same melody.
    All of her is wonderful but the face is harsh. I say this not to be critical, but it reminds me of the point when I was starting portraits and deep in that ferocious struggle, and I came to greatly appreciate Rodin and Caravaggio and all the rest who made things work from stem to stern.
    The mermaid transition from legs to tail is splendid, and the lovely thing she’s resting on. I love that she found her way to shore.

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