I posted some of these to my personal tumblr, but I thought I’d share some over here. This is a personal custom cast of the elf head, and the plans I had for making that head in the first place! Now he needs his own wig, since this one was made for a doll with a different shaped head.
Our Unoa Lusis aka Sweetypie got a new wig and a new dress ^u^
So we took some new photos of her
I often see BJD hobbyists state that the only reason their faceups suck is because they can’t afford quality art supplies. As someone who’d spent years in art training, I cannot overemphasize the importance of quality tools, materials and supplies for arts and crafts, however, it is simply a misconception that one can’t find professional quality materials for low price.
Below is a list I compiled of a basic professional grade art supplies to begin painting your own dolls, all under $45.
CyberStyle 15pcs Nail Art Brush Dotting Drawing Tool Set - $3.99
Paints, pastels, pencils:
You may also want to invest into a greater variety of brushes, but this is good enough for a beginner. Now go and paint that face!