Earlier this winter I acquired a DDH-09 head (they aren’t too pricey if you find the right auction) and now that the weather’s nicer I finally gave her a faceup. I think the 09 head looks similar to Volks idolm@ster girls, and that inspired me to give her a look similar to Ranko or Takane.…Details
Chihaya looks pretty in this super-long pale lavender wig. The wig is from Mandarake’s Himekazura line, which I’m a big fan of.
The arrival of Sanjie interrupted my sewing plans, so I took a break to work on Anthy’s faceup. Also, over the winter I got an DDH-09 of my own, so I concepted and started painting her as well. Her faceup is modeled off Ranko Kanzaki who has a similar but less full mouth. Upside down…Details
After missing last year’s expo, I wasn’t sure I could go again this year, but fortunately the stars aligned and I made a last-minute visit to Pacific Northwest BJD Expo in Bremerton, WA. The show itself is still pretty small, but has a good assortment of BJD studios showing up to exhibit their wares. Ringdoll…Details
The default SDC hands left a lot to be desired, so I carved away seams and extra resin, and gave them a nice natural blush. Since hands end up in so many of my photos, I’ll try to do more manicures in the future ^_^
The theme for this volume is “One of a Kind”. Features include how to customize vintage dolls, Dollfie Dream lingerie patterns, Mini DD patterns and faceup tutorial from Dolchu, Kikipop review and patterns, and customizing faceups for Ruruko dolls. Dollybird is a Japanese doll hobby magazine/book that releases several issues each year, usually filled with…Details