Somehow i think this looks like an eel...wasnt intentional, didnt even use an eel reference. And the real picture is alot darker and richer than this scan, came out terrible
Polychromos coloured pencils on Arches watercolour smooth, with white acrylic paint
Colour version of: [link]
and i found it very fun to do
Only flaw is that i was attempting to do his skin transparent but it came out blue, but its pretty anyhows.
I tried to get the jaw right for this to show the top jaw is flexible from the previous sketch of this creature, and folds over the top the bottom jaw with a thin skin fold (the pink veiny bit above the top jaw) which is see through and comes half way over the eye when the mouth opens.
I like the water best