Volks SD Anais boy

My Anais boy arrived! At least, I’m pretty certain he’s Anais, but there’s no paperwork and the headplate indicates he’s a one-off. Inside the head there’s a number ‘4’ carved but no faceup artist info. He’s totally a fixer-upper, his old SD10 body is janky and his faceup has some damage. Still, he’s pretty charming…

Holiday Lorina

Time to dress up for the holidays! Thanks to the forgiveness of velcro closures, Lorina can just manage to wear this candy striped DD dress I made. Her blouse is from the blue mille-feuille set. It’s hard to believe it’s only one year since she arrived! She’s been hanging out near my desk the whole…

DWC03 Girl Faceup

When I saw the DWC03 sculpt I thought it’d work great for a character of mine, so I decided to try my first Super Dollfie faceup. Now I wish I’d put more detail in the mouth, I may go back later and get it more in line with the usual SD style. It’s funny how…

Metallic print eyes

My latest eye experiment! These eyes are printed on metallic paper from Nations Photo Lab. They look great, especially the simple colorful designs like the red in center. I need to make the lens part slightly larger since the metallic paper isn’t flexible at all. The prints cost about $2 per 8×10 sheet which makes…

Dream Lorina

When I got ahold of Ranko Kanzaki’s outfit, on a whim I decided to try it on Lorina. For the most part it fits pretty well! She has the high-heel unjointed SDGrG legs currently, so the shoes wouldn’t work and the stockings don’t go quite as high as they should. The wristlet for her right…

Advanced Guide to Making Resin Eyes for BJD

You may have already seen my guide for making resin eyes, but lately I’ve been working on refining the technique. The process is more involved, but the results are more polished. So let’s just call this the “Advanced Guide to Making Resin Eyes.” For the new eyes, I created a new set of molds using…