Pipos Mariko vinyl doll

Pipos recently released a new line of 1/6 vinyl dolls, and since I’ve long been a fan of their cute cats I decided to pick up a few. ‘Mariko‘ is 19cm tall and has few points of articulation compared to other vinyl dolls like Obitsu. The style and scale are more similar to vinyl fashion…

Flower Coat Mariko

Mariko has been sporting this cute look lately. I like her as a redhead! The wig is from Lullaby Poem, eyes are handmade, and outfit is Volks (the shoes and stockings are from other sets). Oh, and I made her hairband :)

Mariko Twins

There’s another Mariko visiting the Doll Lab~ She’s in town for a new faceup, but before that I took a few shots together with my Mariko girl. They look extra sad together, like they just came out of a tear-jerker movie ^_^; I think if I repaint my Mariko one day, she’ll get a more…

Fall Fashion

With a bit more free time lately, I was able to dress some of the ladies in autumn themed attire ^_^ First up is ‘Mystical Miki’ wearing a spooky outfit I sewed a few years ago, with a Leeke wig and custom eyes. Next up is Mariko, wearing a cute Volks set I picked up…

Making Resin Eyes – step by step

After doing a few batches of resin eyes, I’ve gotten nice enough results to document the process. It’s not a perfect product, but these type of eyes are a great way to test out designs and create a custom anime character. A few basic safety rules: follow the instructions for these products very precisely, especially…