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Rusalka by robrey Rusalka by robrey
Rusalka
for the Boston Lyric Opera
Oil

Prints Here: [link]
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:iconoddygaul:
OddyGaul Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I really dig the way you did the background lighting. the light coming through right at the water's surface is particularly beautiful
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Bloodylilcorpse Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm a sucker for mermaids! :) love it!
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:iconsandcastler:
sandcastler Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
Fantastic pose! She would look exotic with webbed fingers!  Your mermaids are just fantastic looking!!
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:icondelicioustacos:
DeliciousTacos Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Are you Ukrainian? 
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:iconrobrey:
robrey Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
No, I'm American. This piece was commissioned for the opera, Rusalka, which is Czech in origin though.
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:icondelicioustacos:
DeliciousTacos Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh I thought it was ukrianian because Rusalka is ukrainian for mermaid
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Gdjs23 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
Oooh! Very cool! Love it!!! *-*
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:iconadaartwork:
ADAartwork Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
it looks really good :o
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:icontakmaj:
takmaj Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012
Rusalka? are you from Poland?
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:iconrobrey:
robrey Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
No, I live in the US. I was commissioned to do this piece for a performance of the opera, Rusalka, by Dvorak.
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:icontakmaj:
takmaj Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012
ok now I get it
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:iconsparia:
Sparia Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Student General Artist
awesome!
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:icontonyzhang88:
tonyzhang88 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
awesome
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:iconreneyolandie:
ReneYolandie Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning!
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:icona-falcon-velazquez:
A-Falcon-Velazquez Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
Wonderful!
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:iconalmiena:
Almiena Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
Beautyful!
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:iconartanda:
ArtAnda Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
This is wonderful, I love the composition and colors so much... Also the strokes you used. And the fish is a very nice touch :heart:
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:iconcenobiteadnaloy:
CenobiteAdnaloy Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome work!
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:iconmmoromm:
mmoromm Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011
It seems he's happy to die with her kiss.
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:icontizrael:
Tizrael Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2010
Thats an amazing drawing,love your work!
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:iconfairlyagile:
fairlyagile Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
took my breath away

I mean that.
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:iconaixado:
aixado Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2010
very beautiful work!!!
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:iconxx20emoanne10xx:
xx20emoanne10xx Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2009
absolutely lovely
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:iconszelenbaum:
Szelenbaum Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2009
amazing
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:iconfantasio:
fantasio Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
awesome!
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:iconcassiekiddo:
CassieKiddo Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2009   Photographer
Your work truly amazes me!
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:iconzhaomeng:
zhaomeng Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2009  Professional Filmographer
an amazing painting!
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:iconvaledhelven:
Valedhelven Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2009
:iconpeachplz: Hi!
I am very pleased to let you know that I have featured this piece in my journal this week! [link] Thanks for creating one of my favorites! :deviation:
:iconcookiefataleplz:~Ellen
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:iconthalia-art:
thalia-art Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Love your style. amazing work.
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:iconerislei:
Erislei Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009  Professional General Artist
awesome. I love their faces.
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:icondiabolo-spinner:
Diabolo-Spinner Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2008
Really like the facial features of the mermaid.

Absolutely astonishing work :faint:
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:iconmardahl:
MarDahl Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Very... rusałkowa ;-)
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:iconangry-kid-joe:
Angry-Kid-Joe Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
gorgeous.
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:iconilfie:
ilfie Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Rusalka is such a beautiful story! Great work!
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:iconmacgregor:
MacGregor Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008
Really gorgeous work. I love her colors and the perspective of the background. Her face is really beautiful.
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:iconfacenna:
Facenna Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Those lillies are such a brilliant way to show the perspective of the surface of the water, and therefore create incredible depth. Superb work!!
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:iconsunnith:
Sunnith Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful. I love his expression and her skin coloring.
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:iconpamtrick:
PaMtRIck Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008
i love the concept, and the colouring.. wonderful job!
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:icongraphix86:
graphix86 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
Great work. Love it.
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:icondragonfly22:
Dragonfly22 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
interesting painting, well done!
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:iconalexandernevsky:
alexandernevsky Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic work, very dramatic!
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:iconghost47:
Ghost47 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008   Writer
beautiful :)
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