Mermaids on deviantART part 2The first feature of amazing mermaid art can be found here:http://news.deviantart.com/article/69030/Mermaids on deviantART part 2 by `raine-angel
When you think mermaid you're likely to be reminded of The Little Mermaid and memorable commercial mermaids like this one:http://adsoftheworld.com/files/images/evian_mermaid.preview.jpg but chances are aside from some fanart you have yet to see the nautical bounty of mermaid art deviants have to offer!
According to Wikipedia...
A mermaid is a mythological aquatic creature that is half human, half aquatic creature (e.g. a fish or dolphin). Various cultures throughout the world have similar figures. The word is a compound of mere, the Old English word for "sea," and maid, which has retained its original sense. Mermaids appear to have the tail of a fish and the torso of a woman.
Much like sirens, mermaids would sometimes sing to people and gods and enchant them, distracting them from their work and causing them to walk off the deck or run their ships aground. Other stories have t