Mediterranean Mermaid Lovers 🌊 ❤
عاش من شافك (”Meeting you revived me” - used to express longing and affection to loved ones after a long time of not seeing them)
*deep intake of breath*
This took me a month to complete.
(┛`д´)┛ For some reason I decided I would base the design of each mermaid off of real Mediterranean species as much as possible…. even though I did bend that rule quite a few times.
Body: Exocoetus volitans (Blue Flying Fish)
Headband: Black pearls
Hijab: Caulerpa taxifolia (a type of seaweed–which I made red instead of green)
Hair ornaments: Echinaster sepositus (Red Sea Star/Starfish) and white pearls
Bodice: Paramuricea clavata (Violescent Sea-Whip, a type of coral)
Bra: Paracentrotus lividus (Purple Sea Urchin (but dead))
Sleeve: Sabella spallanzanii (Mediterranean Fanworm)