mvmarcz:

A year ago I asked Raina the Mermaid, who I’ve been following for ages and a day, if I could name the queen merish (the mer people) in Avernyght after her.
Well she said yeah and I realised I never sat down to draw her after I decided to write it as a book instead of a comic. 
So here she is.  Queen Raina (She gets a pretty fin on her back that the others don’t have cause she’s noble)

mvmarcz:

A year ago I asked Raina the Mermaid, who I’ve been following for ages and a day, if I could name the queen merish (the mer people) in Avernyght after her.

Well she said yeah and I realised I never sat down to draw her after I decided to write it as a book instead of a comic. 

So here she is.  Queen Raina (She gets a pretty fin on her back that the others don’t have cause she’s noble)

Come to my book release party!

Fishy Business will be released Friday morning. To celebrate, I am doing a ustream at 6:30pm ADT. The ustream will be at this link: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/rainwater you can create an account to sign in and chat, or you can log in with FB. If you aren’t sure what 6:30ADT is in YOUR time zone, this link will show you my current time is, and you can figure out the difference from your current time: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=286

FB event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/626143357414463/?ref=22

fionastaples:

The latest cover I did for Archie- Betty and Veronica as little mermaids! When they sent me the script for this issue, it was a bunch of rough layouts that the great Dan Parent must have sketched and scripted at the same time. Pretty interesting! I’ve heard a lot of writer/artists work that way.
More about the Little Mermaids issue in this CBR piece.

fionastaples:

The latest cover I did for Archie- Betty and Veronica as little mermaids! When they sent me the script for this issue, it was a bunch of rough layouts that the great Dan Parent must have sketched and scripted at the same time. Pretty interesting! I’ve heard a lot of writer/artists work that way.

More about the Little Mermaids issue in this CBR piece.

(via flippinyourfins)

I published my book last night. will be 19.95 for physical copy, 9.99 for e-book. I made a website for it too. I’m just waiting for my copy to arrive so I can be 100% sure it’s exactly as I want it. Then I’ll be having an online release party!

I published my book last night. will be 19.95 for physical copy, 9.99 for e-book. I made a website for it too. I’m just waiting for my copy to arrive so I can be 100% sure it’s exactly as I want it. Then I’ll be having an online release party!

Tail Flip Magazine at a Glance

Follow Tail Flip on facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/TailFlip

What’s Been Done Before: https://www.facebook.com/notes/tail-flip-magazine/whats-been-done-before-articles-nominations/255341347928727

How to Submit Content: https://www.facebook.com/notes/tail-flip-magazine/how-to-submit-content-ads-articles-events-photos/183739215088941

How to Get Involved: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152658764315425

About Tail Flip:
The brain child of Raina the Halifax Mermaid Tail Flip would not be possible if not for her hard work and inspiration. While being assembled by Mermaid Sirena as are many of the advertisment.

Raina & Sirena founded this idea out of a common want for a magazine centered completely around the mer-community. Tail Flip is for the mer-community, and by the mer-community. It is intended to be a resource for you, an extension of the community, and a product of it. The majority of the articles are written or contributed by community members, & the few that aren’t were written upon request. You’re going to see some unique perspectives & hear more about projects!

There are so many interesting people in our world both mer & non-mer alike. There are so many who are concerned with the environment that an e-magazine was a unanimous choice. In addition, the magazine is completely free! This would not be possible without the volunteering of many members. Thank you so much to everyone who has contributed, this is what community is all about!


Past Issues:

Issue #5


Cover photo by:
Free Dive Photo: www.freedivephoto.com
Cover model: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mermaid-Atlantis/345372802194689?fref=ts
This is Tail Flip Issue #5 You can read it here: http://issuu.com/t_obrecht/docs/tail_flip_issue_5

Table of Contents for this issue:
Mernetwork Server Issues
Book review
Meet the Cover Model
Buoyancy and Sinking Tips
Mer of the Issue
Mer Model: Eric the Merman
How to Deal with Chlorine’s Negative Effects
Mer world Online and Events
Interview with Clay mermaid
The Legend of the Kraken
Poem
Mer model: Ashley Nadine
Featured Tail Maker
The Road Home
DeviantART feature
Mermaid Jokes
Community Spread
Letter to the Readers



Issue #4



Cover photo by:
Greg Amptman’s Undersea Discoveries, website: http://underseadiscoveries.com/
Cover model: http://www.facebook.com/MermaidIona
This is Tail Flip Issue #4 You can read it here: http://issuu.com/t_obrecht/docs/mermaid_magazine_issue_4

Table of Contents for This Issue:
Protect our oceans with 10 easy steps
Mer of the Issue
Global Mermaid Faces
Derek Photography
DIY Treasure Chest
Aquarium Mermaids
Social Networking for Mers
Cover Model: Iona
Tail Care Maintenance
Mer Model Interview: Canadian Mermaid Marie
Book review
No Ordinary Treasure Hunt
Poem and Mers in Music
Mer Model Interview: Ide
Advice for booking a gig with Dr Sketchy
Rules for Dating a Mer
Featured Tail Maker
DeviantART feature
Mer World Events
Mer care for mer hair
About




Issue #3


Cover photo by: Peppi Portraits  http://peppiportraits.com/
featuring Mermaid Emily Drew: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mermaid-Emily-Drew/528302233864878?ref=ts&fref=ts
This is Tail Flip Issue #3 You can read it here: http://issuu.com/t_obrecht/docs/tail_flip_issue_3

Table of Contents For the Issue:
Types of Swimmable Tails
The Fan list of Movies
Merpalooza 2012
Merworld Online
Upcoming Events
The Celtic Merrow
Cover Model: Emily
Cover Model: Alexandria
Glass Straws
Review: Lost Voices
Review: Seven tears Into the Sea
Artist: David Ayala
DIY: Treasure Purse
Mer of the Issue: Lanai
DeviantART feature
Mer of the Issue: Raven



Issue #2



Cover photo:
Photographer/Editor - Kimmy Stafford
Model/Costume Design - Alexandria Rose
Hair/Makeup - Kimmy Stafford and Alexandria Rose
Assistants - Johnathan Fine, Michael Gregory and Matt Brearley

This is Tail Flip Issue #2 You can read it here: http://issuu.com/t_obrecht/docs/tail_flip_issue_2

Table of Contents for the Issue:
Interview: Carolyn Turgeon
Merworld Online
Upcoming Events
DeviantART Spread
Interview: Kae-leah
Allure of Weeki Wachee
Hidden treasures: Florida Springs
Wishing for Longer Hair?
How to Write a Review
Book review: Mermaid Wisdom
DIY: Mermaid Barrette
10 Tips to Becoming a Professional Mermaid
Mermaid Fashion
About


Issue #1



Cover photo shot by Susan Knight Studios: http://sk.susanknightstudios.com/gallery-list
Model: Mermaid Cydney FB: https://www.facebook.com/MermaidCydney?fref=ts

This is Tail Flip Issue #1 You can read it here: http://issuu.com/t_obrecht/docs/tail_flip_issue_1

table of Contents for this Issue:
The Mer Community
Mermen in the Community
Upcoming Events
Author interview
Alex plus and Tail Making
Mermaid Classes and Camps
Pacific Whale Foundation
World Mermaid Awards
Mer of the Issue
Mermaid Jewel
Mermaid Horoscopes
About