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[MOC] Lonely Mermaid


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6 replies to this topic  – Started by Zeya , Dec 14 2011 08:35 PM

#1 Zeya

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 08:35 PM

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I made this before Halloween, but couldn't get around to posting it. Not quite as fitting for the Christmas season, but oh well!

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My original idea was to have a mermaid alone on a small island. I wanted to use the crying face of the mermaid, as if she's waiting for someone to return - a little bit of mystery.

That idea changed as I went along, when I realized that I simply don't have the volume of bricks to make my vision come alive. So it became smaller, and it took a darker twist. I added some spookier heads in various levels of decay, maybe suggesting that hapless sailors that are lured here never return.  :pirate_skel1:

The bird in this photo was directly lifted from 5770 Lighthouse Island, which I had on the shelf. The white studs on the rocks by him are supposed to be droppings.  :pir_laugh2:

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#2 Hiawatha

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 10:31 PM

Great MOC! I like the priate in the background. Very detailed! :thumbup:

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View Postefullner, on 06 October 2011 - 12:28 AM, said:

I can figure what Dey will say when he meets with Hiawatha.

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#3 TheLegoDr

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Posted 16 December 2011 - 12:33 AM

I like the layout. The backstory really works well for this character. Those sirens are always getting their way, huh. I like the different levels of decay with those heads.

Keep up the brilliant work.
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#4 Big Cam

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Posted 17 December 2011 - 09:20 PM

This is a nice little scene which puts me in the mood for some more Pirates of the Carribean, which supposedly is on it's way. :pirate_skel1:

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#5 Zeya

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 07:18 PM

Thanks for blogging my MOC! I had a pleasant surprise when I was going through my RSS feeds this morning.

#6 Ecclesiastes

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 10:09 PM

I don't wanne meet that mermaid :pir_laugh2: Nice job!

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#7 Farrant

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Posted 27 December 2011 - 01:58 AM

Great job! The zombie's head with black hat and beard is awesome! I like so much also the tentacles and the seagull with epaulettes. Great color scheme for a beautiful moc!

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