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January 31, 2012
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Make
NIKON
Model
COOLPIX L18
Shutter Speed
1/150 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
6 mm
ISO Speed
64
Date Taken
Jan 31, 2012, 3:31:25 PM
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Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
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This is my brand new soon to be finished mermaid tail. It's made for me by :iconmerbellas: who can also be found on FB here: [link]

Most of my watchers know it has been a long journey to get to this tail. It is made of silicone and fully swimmable. If you aren't one of my watchers, I perform, educate, and volunteer as a mermaid.

Being a mermaid has really taken me places it. With my previous tails I created a literacy program where I help promote literacy to kids. I also perform and speak as an environmental educator on key topics in developmentally appropriate ways for kids.

I put in a lot of charity and pro-bono work to support the causes I do, and I am thankful to also do paid events and birthday parties as well. This has almost become my full time job!

Some of my watchers here, helped me reach this goal. They donated HUNDREDS of dollars to help me replace the first tail I bought that had far too many issues.

So, I just wanted to take a moment and really direct this to those special people who donated and say, thank you. I have been able to bring so much joy, learning, and the love of reading to so many kids in this new magical way. I have learned so much about myself, I have challenged my own short comings, and I'll soon be heading around the world with this thing.

I will always try to be the best 'mermaid me' I can be. I will try really hard to stand true to my values of inspiring kids, educating them, and nurturing their imagination.

If you aren't a regular watcher and want to check out the neat stuff I've been able to do as a mermaid, check out this link: [link]

You can also follow me on FB [link]

I am as much a part of the tail as it is if me, but while you're in a :heart: mood, please stop by my amazing tail makers DA :iconmerbellas: or FB [link]

Thank you watchers, for your love, support, sponsorship, and all that you do for me. :heart:
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:iconthunderheart999:
ThunderHeart999 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh... my gosh.. I WANT ONE sooo bad
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AskTheBubblePrince Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
wow
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:iconjudygt:
judygt Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It looks like it was made by the MerTailor! That is how good it is! He makes tails that ae so good that they are $1,000+ but yours looks it could be $10,000! :D
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:iconraine-angel:
raine-angel Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013
I owned a tail by him and it fell apart within months sadly. This tail was made for me by :iconmerbellas: and I much prefer it.
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:iconjudygt:
judygt Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awww thats sad. And anyways the creator of the tail is amazing. I own a tail myself but mine is fabric, not silicone, sadly.
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E1L0n3wy Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
>w< is it fun swimming with a tail?? (probably a silly question...) X'D :heart:
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robyn321 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013
how much do they cost in
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:icontreeoflifeanimation:
TreeOfLifeAnimation Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
AWESOME! i want one! lol nice job!
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:iconprincessshadowramses:
PrincessShadowRamses Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
who made this i want one of my own! XD
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:iconprinzessinheinrike:
PrinzessinHeinrike Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012
Amazing! I am getting my first tail soon, hope it will be nice. :)
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