Mermaids have bad hair days, too. by micklyn

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I was doodling the other night, as I do, and my doodles became this mermaid, with plenty of hair and a certain frustrated expression. I looked at her, and knew just how she felt… How often I’ve seen that expression on my own face on a bad hair day. Lol.

I drew this with pencil, photographed it (my scanner’s broken!) and coloured it in photoshop. I painted the background in photoshop and also used a texture from Leslie Nicole’s site, French Kiss

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In between cooking, shopping, doing laundry, washing dishes, changing nappies and schooling my children I sometimes find a spare moment to doodle, draw or photograph something or someone. Those are the moments that keep me going, even if they are few and far between. Food for the artist mom’s soul.

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  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 3 years ago

    very cute design!

  • Thank you!! : )

    – micklyn

  • 1Nino
    1Ninoover 3 years ago


  • thanks so much, Tony!

    – micklyn

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 3 years ago

    You are just too talented! What a cool tee shirt! My girls would have loved this…and even now as married ladies, would still love it! Brings back memories of the movie, “The Little Mermaid”!

  • Thanks for your very kind comment, Karen!! Hopefully my girls will like this, too! (I love seeing my children in tees I designed myself…lol!)

    – micklyn

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethover 3 years ago

    so messy:0) those …:)) great T design!

  • : )) Thanks, LisaBeth!

    – micklyn

  • Gregoria  Gregoriou Crowe
    Gregoria Greg...over 3 years ago

    Absolutely lovely… Love it… ;-)

  • Thank you so much, Gregoria! : )

    – micklyn

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 3 years ago

    Hair looks great to me!! wonderful design!!

  • Thank you!! : )

    – micklyn

  • vampvamp
    vampvampover 3 years ago

  • yay, thank you so much for the feature!! I’m so sorry I’m replying so late!

    – micklyn

  • Brian Bo Mei
    Brian Bo Meiover 3 years ago

    My son said he love that T-shirt with a red-hair mermaid. I love it too.

  • : ) Thank you very much, Brian!

    – micklyn

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenover 3 years ago

    Looks like a very nice T shirt design too!

  • thanks, Ellen!

    – micklyn

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...over 3 years ago

  • Yay!! thank you!! : )

    – micklyn

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