Golden Rise

Welcome to 2013! This past year had quite a lot of excitement- new website established, new dolls arrived, a trip to Japan, and lots of sewing, painting and picture-taking. I’m hoping for more of the same this year! I managed to nail much of my DD wishlist, so now I’m mostly looking forward to new…

Better gray dress photos

The light setup was upgraded from bouncing inside an umbrella to using a collapsible soft box, which has less reflections and less harsh shadows overall, but takes a lot of space. I also traded out Neris’s eyes from the last shoot for eyes from Twin Snow, they’re darker and less reflective which is easier to…

Elf Asuka

This weeked I customized Asuka’s makeup a bit – re-did the lips, thinned and darkened the eyebrows, and add a bit more blush here and there. It was helpful to find out that I could mod the eyebrows without removing them, saving me some time and aggravation in getting them symmetrical. Elf ears are made…