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Merman Delphis
01-16-2015, 12:56 PM
Hey everyone! It's great to be back with my pod!!! I've had to take a break because of starting college and makeup FX school... I've gotten a job as a character performer for children's parties. They also do mermaid performances. I've asked them to be a merman and they said yes. The only thing that they asked was that I know how to swim in a


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Merman Delphis
01-16-2015, 12:58 PM
Tail. Should I make my own or go with what they give me if I get one from them.


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Mary Marine
01-16-2015, 04:06 PM
Personally I would want my own tail, either self made or purchased from a tail maker. That way you would know that the fit would be right. Also, the tail would be 100% yours and not the property of the performing company. The down side would be the cost of course, since the tail wouldn't be provided to you.

LauraLWatson
01-17-2015, 06:22 PM
Depends on what they give you. If they only use fabric, which most party entertainers do, most mermen don't like them. I'd upgrade to a neoprene, latex or silicon one, and then you could also book gigs outside the company without have to borrow or rent.

Merman Delphis
01-17-2015, 07:58 PM
Gotcha.... Thanks Laura!!! Here are the designs for my tail. They were done by Mermaid Lotus.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/17/24948bf645da57cb95bfc857e3d8fc9c.jpg
This is the dorsal fin
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/17/4c565e437d8e56e9343b64bc512625b7.jpg
And this is the tail:)

Starfrit
01-17-2015, 08:58 PM
:jawdrop: That is a BADASS design! I love it!!

Merman Delphis
01-17-2015, 08:59 PM
Thanks Tieri!

Yulia
01-18-2015, 09:41 AM
Lotus did an awesome job with your design!

JamesGunnels
01-24-2015, 04:32 AM
awe sigh, that looks a lot like my fluke :/ lol it looks good.