10 mesmerising MerMay 2017 artists

According to the Little Mermaid's famous song, life's better down where it's wetter, under da sea. If these illustrations from MerMay are anything to go by, we're inclined to agree.

Created by character designer and former Disney animator Tom Bancroft, MerMay is a challenge that invites people to post a new mermaid drawing every day in May.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.