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Selkie Color by zirofax Selkie Color by zirofax
Selkie picture colored in digital class. <3
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sandcastler Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015
Amazing job on her seal skin!  She'd look cool with webbed fingers & toes as commonly described in Selkie lore ;)
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mcgaelicgal Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
The Selkie myth fascinates me.  I've role-played a Selkie for years, and love seeing artists' visions of them.  This is one of the most captivating, beautiful Selkie images I've ever seen.  Thanks so much for posting it! 
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Kitty-Grimm Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I can't emphasize enough how beautiful this is! The style, the design, the composition, the colouring...gorgeous!
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LETMESEEBEUTY Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
SEXY
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SplatterEyes Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! This is glorious.
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Feral-Neko Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011
Very well done!
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:iconguchoart:
guchoart Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Excelente
Aquí pueden leer un relato acerca de una selkie [link]
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Jack-Kaiser Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
The detail is amazing, and the colours really fit. But the size is almost criminal. Beautiful work, nonetheless!
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Aiko-Akita Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautifuly done <3
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AzraelOfArmageddon Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2010
I love how you incorporated shells and fish and other seas stuff into the skin
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:iconakaikya:
akaikya Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
love this.
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LunaDarling Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
Beautiful! I love the detail and how delicately you handled it.
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Tidma Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2010  Professional General Artist
beautiful work! I adore it!
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AylaElphabaMidna Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2010
Awesome! I love selkies :heart:
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joelosito Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very cool!
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Domiticus Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2010
Very beautifully rendered. I love the pastel color scheme and the pose is very strong :D Did you just use photoshop?
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zirofax Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2010
Thank you! It was a mixture of photoshop and pen and ink.
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selkiee Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2009
precious! i love it ^^
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:iconsweetquiescence:
sweetquiescence Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2009
So incredible. It reminds me of the stories I was told as a child about selkies. This is beautiful!
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:iconkina84:
kina84 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
so so love it!
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Takulott Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2009
It's gorgeous :]
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OceanAtEndofTheLane Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2009
I featured your work in this news article: [link] please considering pressing the heart to fav it so it will gain more attention and more people will see your work and the related works of others. Thanks for sharing such wonderful art!
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zirofax Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2009
thank you for the feature!! I will fav it :)
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FionnJordan Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2009  Student General Artist
The muted tones are great. :+fav:
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upside-round Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2009
amazingly well done. you are a truly gifted artist!
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halfpennyro04 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2009  Student General Artist
stunning x x x x x:P :D
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:iconffa:
FFA Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2009
brilliant woman, seal, selkie thing there! Wow!
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Miss-Godzilla Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Oooh, nice detail. I was brought up on the Orkney Isles and Selkies have always been very close to my heart. :)
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anthro-otaku Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2008
She's beautiful :rose:
I love how you did the seal skin :heart:
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Fleaf-EverGaze Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2008
Truly beauitful, a gift from the heavens this work of art is.
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AngelicAdonis Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful work!
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moonbeam-goddess Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
its an amazing piece. All i know is that selkie is scottish for seal and that sailors used to believe seals were mermaids.
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Deems Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Well..whoa.
Makes my selkie look kina ugly, now dunshe? Great job on the skin folds!
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elindor Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the selkie myth!! such gorgeous detail!
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Ainslee-The-Hermit Featured By Owner May 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is... amazing! 0_0
You are my new idol.
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Kukyo Featured By Owner May 25, 2008
The colors are perfect. I love the hints of blue in her hair and skin. I wish there was more selkie art out there, and it was all this pretty.
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worldwalker Featured By Owner May 15, 2008
Stunning. I love the way her form flows with the seal skin. Very excellent job.
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AdAbsurdum Featured By Owner May 5, 2008
Plus - amazing picture! The pose and linework seems almost Art-Nouveau. I love the way the skin envelops her, and how she looks like she's longing for the sea.
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AdAbsurdum Featured By Owner May 5, 2008
Oh! My goodness! Someone who knows about Selkies!
They're probably my favourite folkloric creatures of Britain. The selkie stories are all so sad.
Have you ever read "The Folk Keeper" by Franny Billingsley? It features, among other things, the legend of the seal-maidens.
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MidnightLightning Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008
wow, beautifully colored! wonderful color choice. :)
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away-with-the-fae Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2008
Hi, I have featured this in my journal [link] :)
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eerieturnip Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2008
beautiful. always loved selkies and i love the way you've presented the myth. nice consice composition too. and the colour scheme is delicious
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Ginerva-Medea Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2008
Wow o.o
You're very good \o/
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:iconearthbending:
earthbending Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2007
I've never seen Selkie art before. Beautiful.
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chatanoogabeluga Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2007
nice :D
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2007  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Holy crap. That's amazing. I really like the way you did the seal skin as the cowl. Amazing!!!
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zirofax Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2007
Thanks!
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Jibril419 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2007
Amazing, and so much detail in such a small file.
Beautiful colors and pose and composition.
Just wonderful!
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BlackDove42 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Absolutely gorgeous. If you haven't, I highly suggest going to Orkney where the myth originated :heart:
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MacGregor Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2007
i love how you made her skin a whole coat of her seal lilfe, like she's really stripping it all away and becoming a something entirely new when she transforms
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