Started as a way to draw wavy lines, which turned into ribbon hair.
Didn't really think of it turning into a mermaid until ears were a problem.
So I decided on fantasy ones. However, didn't know which ones.
In the end, it kept reminding me of floating in water, so yeah.
Tried to match colors of a betta fish... always thought they were so pretty
Actual pencil sketch took a while... coloring even longer o__O
Vector traced. Used my own textures for the pattern on the skin.