How can you not love this fish?
This ornament was made for the Ongoing Ornament Swap and sent to @roler. It seems everyone is gearing up for a festive season, even deep sea fish like the anglerfish. Throwing some mistletoe on the dangling glow lure, this lonely fish is going for love or at least a few friends for the holidays.
On back a few thing fish gather.
The real fun part of this ornament is that it is interactive. It is a Thaumatrope which were popular in the 1800s for toys or love tokens.
You just grab the shell spikes and twist the string rapidly between your fingers.
If you want to see the optical illusion that brings a few fine fishy friends together under the mistletoe, there is a quick video Here on my Reddit.
Just for giggles, here is my original sketch