Custom faceups, mods, and the like

Custom semi-white HDD-06

Had a bit of sunshine this week, and since I was already finishing up a faceup commission that was long delayed, I decided to work on this blank HDD-06 head too. Painting semi-white heads is awesome! It was a good chance to try some new materials and colors, too. The liquitex soft body/medium body acrylics…

Protot-EYE-pe stage 3

Continuing my experiments with resin eyes… I thought I could shortcut the mold making step when I found some ready-made 22mm resin molds online. However, these proved to be imperfect- they aren’t perfectly round, they have a little dimple at the peak which will be noticeable to sharp-eyed doll fans. Also, I ended up with…

Protot-EYE-pe stage 2

Continuing experiments from earlier, I’m making some progress toward custom resin eyes for DD… This eye is a good entry-level project since no expensive supplies are really necessary. You can use air-dry plastic like Apoxie Sculpt, apply a printed eye design with Modge Podge, and then seal/gloss using Tamiya X-22 enamel paint or similar. In…