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14 Of Our Favorite MerMay Designs Celebrating The Month Of Mermaids

Illustrator and former Disney animator Tom Bancroft started this year's #MerMay challenge, and so far, it has been totally epic. Artists from all over the world are creating mermaids and tagging them every day in the month of May, and it's SO fun. Here are some of our favorite illustrations, and take a look at #MerMay2017 and Bancroft's Instagram for more!

Mer-Mother's Day

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In honor of Mother's Day, artist @jordancaderao posted this adorable illustration. Check out those colors and details!

Photo: @jordancaderao| Instagram

Digital Damsel

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Digital artist @pastel.pasty shared this glowing masterpiece for the occasion. She's so beautiful, she's practically glowing!

Photo: @pastel.pasty | Instagram

Blowing Kisses

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How fun is this eclectic take on #MerMay by @danielleeden? This deep sea mermaid's features are surprisingly lovely!

Photo: @danielleeden | Instagram

Deep Sea Breakfast At Tiffany's

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Okay, we're totally obsessed with this Audrey Hepburn-inspired mermaid by @raiansilva|ilustra. Not only was she an actress, model, dancer, and humanitarian, but now she can be a stunning sea creature, too!

Photo: @raiansilva|ilustra | Instagram

Shower Time

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Because apparently @raiansilva|ilustra respects that even mermaids needs to get clean, too. Salt water just obviously doesn't quite do the trick!

Photo: @raiansilva|ilustra | Instagram

Whale, Whale, Whale

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This Mer-May illustration by @raiansilva|ilustra is exactly how we like to imagine the big, wide ocean creatures treat each other. They've got no troubles; life is the bubbles!

Photo: @raiansilva|ilustra | Instagram

Mirror, Mirror

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How stunning is this green MerMay illustration by artist @stephlewart? Love the monotone mermaid look!

Photo: @stephlewart | Instagram

Lovely In Lace

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This all-over lace mermaid by @stephlewart is too stunning for words. TBH, she looks totally ready for a MerMay wedding--flower crown included!

Photo: @stephlewart | Instagram

Deep Sea Mischief

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What sea animals aren't mermaids friends with? This MerMay drawing from @stephlewart is too adorable. For goodness sakes, just look at that miniature sea horse.

Photo: @stephlewart | Instagram

Midnight Muse

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Ugh. The different blue hues enhanced by that full midnight moon really make this illustration by @raianesilva_ilustra. Something about this piece makes us feel totally at ease!

Photo: @ raianesilva_ilustra | Instagram

Seaweed Lounging

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What's the secret to looking as carefree and chill as this mermaid by @aaronblaiseart?! Asking for a friend, of course.

Photo: @aaronblaiseart | Instagram

Underwater Ogre

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Anyone getting some Peter Pettigrew vibes from this sketch by @borismaras? We can only imagine what this mer-king is thinking!

Photo: @borismaras| Instagram

Jar Jar Binks

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LOL at how awesome this mash-up is between our favorite sea people and Jar Jar Binks. @borismaras totally nailed it!

Photo: @borismaras | Instagram

Mer-Shark

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We'd totally be way less scared of sharks if this is what they looked like IRL. Love the adorable combination of the ocean's finest by @celtis_.

Photo: @celtis_ | Instagram

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