I like the head-crest, but looking over the current promos I’m not seeing a back-crest — if you’ve not considered that, would you please? I’d very much like one included.
Yo, Miss Beth! Sorry I missed your question earlier. (brain fart?) By the way, you’ll always be “BethQQQ” to me. I always wondered what the “QQQ” stood for, but was afraid to ask…
Anyway—I did consider a dorsal fin, but chose not to—for one thing, this isn’t really intended to be a “fish,” but rather, an aquatic human. For another, I was concerned about how such a fin would interact with bends in the torso. Given the many problems and snags I had already run into in creating the crest, ears, etc., I decided not to mess with it.
This has been one of those “projects from hell” that end up taking far, far more time than they could ever be worth even if they were super-hot top sellers. At every step of the way, I ran into one snag after another, and I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been tempted to just dump the whole thing and write it off as a “learning experience.”
Anyway—for those who are curious about the hands, here’s a better shot of them:
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