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Moonrise In Spring by MichelleHoefener Moonrise In Spring by MichelleHoefener
Daffodilendria, the ocean maiden who wore the sun's rays

This piece has been a long time in the making, and I'm very happy to finally call her complete! This is Daffodilendria, a kind of sister painting to my Calypso painting:


I love daffodils, and they are often the color yellow, so I based her name off of these flowers. Since I originally used visual reference for my other mermaid piece, I decided to stay with the pattern and use it for this one too. I couldn't resist referencing the lovely *miss-mosh. I hope you like it!

- Photoshop
- Some photo reference was used
- Detail Shots - [link]
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Given 2008-08-04
Moonrise In Spring by *Michelle84 is another breathtaking masterpiece by one extremely talented deviant artist! Amazing lighting and color mixed with a wonderful character design pulls the viewer in and makes you wonder if its real. ( Suggested by DianaACastle and Featured by cosmosue )
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PunctualTurtle Feb 18, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
The colors are amazing!! I love the details on her scales. The background is so realistic! Great work.
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Naudima Jan 11, 2014  Student General Artist
wonderful =O
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crazytenor Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous! Beautiful enough to inspire a tattoo

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veropendas Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing.. o.o
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:iconcheeseballz35:
this is so beautiful
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AceZeeDream Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this masterpiece! It is insanely well done. It almost looks like a 3D rendered design; love the water, love this fin hair, the butterfly, the moon backdrop, the concept is out of this world.
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Intehellerdet Feb 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I've always been a huge fan of yours and this is probably one of my favourite pictures of ALL time, not just by you, but by anyone! It's utterly stunning.
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Usually not very taken with digital art, but this piece of yours somehow makes be forget that it's digital and more like a visually stimulating portal or view into another world/plane. Almost compels me to reach in and want to touch her fin tails.. Great work.
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:iconriskenator:
I will someday have a print of this and of the sister painting too. Have always loved this image!
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:iconroxanne69:
I love your artwork. Thank you for sharing it.
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