Sleeping Merman by saiklor

Sleeping Merman

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Added: Feb 27, 2004
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Done with mspaint and msword. A merman sleeping in a figure 8.

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nooy's picture

I remever seeing this a long long time ago on elfwood! HAve always loved it! Very peaceful!

saiklor's picture

yes, cool beans indeed Smile

Guest's picture

wow... mspaint? Cool beans Wink

saiklor's picture

I'd love to see some of your mspaint art and hear about the tricks and weasly ways you developed. I'm always curious about how other people use mspaint, I think its very versatile.

saiklor's picture

simple always gets me in trouble, but this time it seems to have worked out. Thanks for the comment!!

soni's picture

That is sheer genius!
I used MS paint up until.. well, I still do, because until a month ago I didn't have anything else (and I have a penchant for basic), so I thought I'd exhausted the possibilities with it in every weaselly way it could be used, but I see a new Queen has come and I shall gladly pass you the crown!
It is a beautiful peice, wonderful composition and a miraculous feat of MSPaint-ness, well done!!

tanarri's picture

Congratulations, this is quite an accomplishment! Smile I used Paint a looong time ago and all I remember about it is the lack of anti-aliasing and horrible JPEG compression.

saiklor's picture

I drew it in mspaint (from scratch with a mouse) as a bmp and the used microsoft word to apply a translucent texture over it. Quite easy, really. Then I used printscreen->paste to move the picture back into mspaint and saved it as a jpeg!

cherber's picture

It is nice~! So cute, and it seems like there is a texture overall. how did you get that?

Guest's picture

Oh lovely! So sweet and simple!

Art at its best.