Goblyns Bodyup

12 Apr

So I also painted Goblyns body a bit! It is now a bit more anatomically correct though, so its more on the NSFW side of things.
Iv posted a photo on DeviantART, under a mature tag. :)

Goblyns Faceup (Full Body)

Goblyns Faceup!

11 Apr

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Sooo I got Goblyns faceup done! This is the first time I have ever attempted something like this, so although its not 100% perfect, Im pretty darn happy with how she turned out.
The colours smudged a little more then Id like, and its not quite as symetrical as I would like. BUT I think it turned out pretty awsome for a first attempt and its given her sooo much personality!

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I always knew I wanted to give her freckles. I wanted kind of the feel of a freckled redhead, but as a goblin instead of a human.
I also always knew that I wanted her eyebrows to match her hair, which is why I requested that her eyebrows be left blank when I ordered her.
Shes also looking a lot more green now that theres some shading and contouring on her face!

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Aaand shes modeling the second dress I ordered with her, which I think suits her a lot more then the other one. I like the the dark colours on her and the gothic lolita kind of feel.
Someday Ill get her some actual gothic lolita outfits, and I really do want a really big thick pink mohair wig for her too!

Im in love with Makie so much. I really think Makie may end up becomming my BJD of choice ^____^

Meet Goblyn, my Makie!

6 Apr

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OMG you guys, my Makie arrived and it is beyond totally awsome!!!
It was a whole lot faster then I thought it would be too, which is pretty cool. It was just over a week from ordering that I recieved the shipping confirmation, and I was over the moon estatic.  Two days later….. THERE SHE WAS. Talk about fast shipping! Although, my anticipation was through the roof for her, so it felt much, much longer. :D

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I have a video of her unboxing in the works to share with you, but in the meantime these are some of the first photos I have taken of her. And Iv taken a LOT of photos because shes so flipping amazing that I just cant resist!!
You cant notice how nice and green her skin colour is in most of these photos as much as I would like, and thats largely to do with the fact that her colouring is very, VERY pale. I expected it to be a smidge darker then this, but its quite nice. When I do a faceup on her it will look darker and greener :)

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This is the best, most high quality and amazing doll, I have yet purchased. And yes, I can totally see myself getting more in the future :D
She is of course my first ever BJD and….oooohhhhh my, I am in love. The way she moves and poses is so fluid and maleable. Compaired to the rest of my dolls, shes practically real!
She feels quite light, but also sturdy. Her texture is rough from the 3D printing process, and she almost feels as though she is made from wood.

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The more I look at pictures of Makies, the more I really really love them. When I first saw them I thought they looked a little odd and slightly eerie, but now Im so used to how they look.
They feel like they have a lot more character and personality then any other doll out there and I love that.
I am of course going to be doing a faceup on her! I specifically requested that her eyebrows be left blank because I want to paint her eyebrows myself. It will be the first faceup I have ever attempted…. so wish me luck! Ill be doing that early this comming week sometime.

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Altogether I could not be happier with her. Shes absolutly darling, and clearly the jewel in my collection ATM.
I cant wait to buy all sorts of awsome outfits for her, and accessories, and wigs, and and and…..oh my. I am hooked. :)
Goblyn is simply WAY too cute for my own good!

Special Old Toys Video

1 Apr

Since Im trying my hardest (and boy, is it hard!) to hold off on buying any new dolls untill my Makie arrives, heres a video to fill my blog out a little bit in the interm.
This video is about my oldest, most sentimental toys. Iv talked about D before, but here are two others! Oh, and a Kinder Egg!

 

MAKIE IS COMMING?

24 Mar

Soooo late last night I took a plunge I have been thinking about for a while now.
If you havent heard about Makies, they are super cool. They are BJDs that are totally custom made to your specifications. You use the creator program to design all of the facial structures for your doll, pick out skin colour, eye colour, hair, clothes, ect, and then they are 3D printed. The exact doll you just designed becomes real! Iv seen a few posts about them before and Iv been intrigued and curious to get one myself for a while now. But this was the post that really sinched the desicion for me, and last night I finally ordered my very own Makie.

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This is my Makie that I designed as she looks in the Makie creator. Her name is Goblyn, and I ordered her with the soon to be discontinued pale green “pistachio” skin colour. I cant tell you how super excited I am to see how she turns out!!

Makies take about two weeks as they are all made to order, so itll be a liiiitle bit of waiting untill I get to see her in the flesh (in the plastic?)
I ordered her with a very minimal faceup, and will probably be trying my hand at doing some of my own painting on her as well. Shes not just my first Makie doll, but also the very first BJD to my collection, so you can imagine how over the moon impatient I am with excitment!!!

She was pretty darn expensive though, so Ill probably be holding off on buying any new dolls for a while untill Iv paid her off lol.
Dont worry, Ill get Jane Boolittle soon enough!

Elissabat

10 Mar

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Next up on my recent additons: A brand new Monster High that I have had my eyes on since her photos started floating around the Internet.
Her and Jane Boolittle were the two new ones Iv been really excited about, and although my stores have yet to get Jane Boolittle in, I did manag to obtain Elissabat.

Im a huge fan of vampires, and I have a Draculaura already (and indeed there are some other Draculauras I would like to add to my collection). But Elissabat has a certain suave sofistication that Draculaura lacks.

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The beautiful dress does a lot, its quasi medieval gothic look is captivating. The simplicity of the design intregues and draws me in. Her hair is immaculatly styled and she just embodies the sleek elegance of “less is more”

Her appeal to me is very similar to that of Raven Queen. Black and purple looks fantastic and her gothic vibe is mysterious and elegant all at once.
Am I saying elegant a lot? Im sorry, she just, WOW.

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Shes also crazy photogenic too. She just looks friggen GOOD and I cant get over it. What a delightfully, darkly beautiful vampire lady. :3
Now I just need to track down a Jane Boolittle already!

The Great and Powerful TRIXIE!

4 Mar

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Alrighty! Time for some more Equestria Girls!
Iv been seeing (and drooling over) photos of the new Equestria Girls Rainbow Rocks line for a while now, and Trixie was especially exciting because – my word, LOOK at that outfit. I know I mostly have just collected the Delux body EQG dolls, but Im kind of making an exception for special characters that arent likely to get multiple releases, such as Trixie here.

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Trixie looks great, and this is probably the first time Iv actually been really impressed by a EQG dolls outfit. Her dress is beautiful and super fun, and I love love love the hat she comes with. Everything about this doll just looks phenominal. And she also has actual fully molded feet as well, as do all of these new wave EQG dolls which is a big improvement over the first wave ones with their snap on shoes.

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I will say that I DO wish they were releasing fully articulated bodies for all of the dolls in the series though. Hasbro really has to step up the quality levels of these if they actually want to compete seriously with Monster High and Ever After High, both of which have marvelously well articulated bodies for ALL the dolls.
Honestly not the biggest fan of the rigidly straight, unmovable arms and legs, but the doll LOOKS really good regardless.

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