Very nearly caught up! Day 20 is still missing – it’s drawn, but demands a proper scan, so hopefully I will have that (and today’s) up later!

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Day 21 – Weekend / Day 22 – Sweet / Day 23 – Pet

All 3 together! For weekend, I ended up drawing more the ‘idea’ of the weekend (since I’ve never in my life worked a job where I have weekends off). For sweet, got inspired by cupcakes! And for pet, I felt compelled to draw a pufferfish. They are weirdly cute.

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Day 24 – Approach

As in romantic approach ❤ (…..I got a CD of operatic versions of Sappho’s poems recently, soooooo yes.)

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Catchup and combination!

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Prompt was “Feels” 😭 For this one, that term makes me think of fangirling and that makes me think of the ships I gravitate towards, which are pretty much always doomed/separated by circumstance, so here we are.

(….don’t worry I imagine they find some way to be happy.)

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….Yeah, I know.

(And more catchup, obviously ^^; The next couple of them will be posted individually, as day 18 has been mixed with Sunday Gnomedays for another moment of Mermsih/Gnomish loveliness!)

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More catchup! Huzzah!

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Day 16 – Urgent

This one more than kinda shifted in the drawing of it – I imagine it’s an urgent message, yes, but I’m not sure what she’s so surprised about!

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Day 17 – Proposal

This one was really lovely to do – Misu and Mariatu from “Tock the Gnome” just HAD to be the “proposal” inspiration, and I hadn’t gotten to figure out how their engagement happens yet, so very much yay!

Misu is holding the bracelets I always draw Mariatu wearing in more current bonus art – details about Elven proposals and more information on how these two get to this moment is available here. Have fun reading ❤

These two are so sweet and precious to me (and my own Llady Wife) so I am SO grateful to get to explore their part of Tock’s world more during MerMay. I hope you enjoy seeing them too (even if Mariatu’s a land-lubber. Arr harr).

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Aaaaaaand again ^^; I am determined to finish, but it may be in rushes like this.

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Day 12 – Strange

This one was fun – and I was actually stumped, until my amazing Wife suggested a deep sea creature for this prompt. I ended up getting inspired by the Oarfish (….she looks so grumpy I love her).

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Day 13 – Golden

Random “Frog Prince” inspiration here.

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Day 14 – Threaten

As soon as I saw this on the list, I knew this one HAD to be Misu and her mother from “Tock the Gnome” backstory.

More context available on Patreon.

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Day 15 – Behemoth

A friendly Blue Whale it is! Really pleased with many of the little details in this one, btw.

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And Happy Mother’s Day too to all the fantastic moms out there, especially my own Mama and mom-in-law ❤

Fell behind ^^;  Today’s and yesterday’s will very likely be late too, but here we go.

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Day 9 – Wanderer

This one featuring a sea turtle mermaid design I do NOT use often enough. More of this design here and here.

Dedicated also to a turtle that passed away in our driveway the day I drew this. That was not my intention when I started the drawing, but considering the timing, I hope this honors their spirit and that they are at peace.

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Day 10 – Sweetheart and Day 11 – Rebel

Featuring Misu of “Tock the Gnome” backstory infamy (on the right) and her best friend Marcissa (on the left).

Available on Patreon with extra backstory notes on both of them, btw!

That’s it for right now, but expect some Mother’s Day Sunday Gnomedays later, and more MerMay catchup as soon as I can ❤

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