Custom faceups, mods, and the like

Custom Volks DDH-20

Winter faceups are living dangerously.   I learned my lesson a few years ago, when I did a series of faceups in December and January that later developed cracking in the sealant. Not sure if it was the new formulation of MSC Matte, the low temperatures, the humidity, or some combination, but I’ve avoided using…

Custom DD DWC01

This may be my last custom faceup project for a while, now that the weather here near Seattle is getting rainy and cool. My second custom DWC01 head is also in FS color and has a cute wide-eyed and slightly surprised expression. She looks really adorable with this Code Noir outfit and a cute blue…

Custom modded tan DDH-12

Continuing to work through my faceup backlog, I decided to repaint my tan DDH-12 girl next! I’d always planned to repaint her but the unknowns of tan DD vinyl made me nervous so I procrastinated on it… a lot. Anyway, she’s repainted now, and as part of the process I also got up the gumption…

Custom Len Kagamine

Continuing to work through my faceup backlog, I finally got to Len! I always thought that Len’s detailed lips deserved a more delicate rendering, so I ended up giving him a very femme faceup to go with the lips. Len is pretty cute on DDP body! And with this outfit from M+V Studio.   The…

Custom Volks MDD Liliru

It’s been a while since I modified a factory faceup instead of starting over from scratch, but I wanted to try it with Liliru since her default faceup is pretty nice already. I liked her eyelashes so mostly I made changes to the eyebrows and mouth, with a few additive enhancements of highlights on the…