A beautiful Coy Mermaid cavorts amongst the water lilies and reeds in a pond near an ancient temple.

Digital painting in Photoshop CS.

Stock reference credits:
Model: http://bumimanusiastock.deviantart.com/
Koi fish and mermaid tail references:

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  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous xx

  • Thank you, Dear Anita! :-))

    – Lee Anne Kortus

  • BGlatzeder
    BGlatzederover 5 years ago

    she’s lovely :-))

  • Thank you so very much, Barbara! :-))

    – Lee Anne Kortus

  • John Buckland
    John Bucklandover 5 years ago

    stunning image

  • Thank you, Joe! Much appreciated! :-))

    – Lee Anne Kortus

    IRISHPIXover 5 years ago

    Excellent shot Lee~,

  • Thank you, my friend!! :-))

    – Lee Anne Kortus

  • redqueenself
    redqueenselfover 5 years ago

    I love this! I always like seeing mermaids with interesting, original tails. Her face is exotic and compelling

  • Thanks so much! Yes, that is what drew me to the model I referenced, she was so exotic looking. Thanks for the kind comments! Much appreciated! :-)

    – Lee Anne Kortus

  • MoonSpiral
    MoonSpiralover 5 years ago

    I love her expression, just gorgeous!

  • Thanks so very much for the kind comment! Much appreciated! :-)

    – Lee Anne Kortus

  • seductress
    seductressover 5 years ago

    Truly love your style! Wonderful in every way!

  • Thank you so much for the kind compliment! :-)

    – Lee Anne Kortus

  • Ming  Myaskovsky
    Ming Myaskovskyover 5 years ago

    This is gorgeous!! Great colors you choose and the imagery is fabulous! :)

  • Thank you so much! I appreciate the lovely comment! :-)

    – Lee Anne Kortus

  • Mariska
    Mariskaover 5 years ago

    Excellent!!! You made her face so great. Beautiful model, i’ve checked her site on Deviant art , fab!!!

  • Thank you so very much, yes, she is a very lovely model! very inspiring!

    – Lee Anne Kortus

  • SlayerX
    SlayerXover 5 years ago

    This is very coo!! You should see my mermaid art, this one reminds me of a best friend. Fun Times!!

  • Thanks so much, Junior :-) You have a lovely gallery!

    – Lee Anne Kortus

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