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My sweet Acoe. I was testing her angles on camera, and I think this is my favourite. I just love her so so much.

Anyway, a few pics I took to post before I take my temp leave, just to show Acoe's progress. This is a watercolour faceup, and probably very close to one of the default faceups I will be offering.

As a reminder, if you are interested in Acoe, you can register your interest by joining the mailing list, where you willl be update on all major progess, and have the first go at the first order. hiritai at gmail.com and if you can, let me know the colour (normal, white, tan) you would be most likey to buy. Again, this is a keen to buy list, not a "I will buy it!" list. It's no obligation, just pure keen interest. I am hoping to accept layaway too, so don't fret, and she will hopefully have more than one order.

I just can't express the pleasure in making something that looks back at you with a sweet little face like hers. I am so proud of her :~;

take care guys!
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500x517px 332.92 KB
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/50 second
Aperture
F/2.8
Focal Length
100 mm
ISO Speed
800
Date Taken
Aug 8, 2012, 10:50:06 AM
Sensor Size
3mm
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MiniMorrigan's avatar
what a sweetheart :heart:
mouse-must-die's avatar
So awesome! she looks so cute :)
suicidollxp's avatar
she looks awesome and i know this feeling when you make your own doll ^___^
gaccari's avatar
What a cute little face! ;u; I love her eyes and mouth.
Urtin's avatar
She reminds me my familiar model Nastya Zhidkova ([link])
She is soooooooo cute!!!!! you did an amazing job!
dawn-cove's avatar
no brig for the nose that's why its seems creepy to others. but i am envious on how well the lips are done.
hiritai's avatar
Naw, she's got a bridge, it's just very flat XD Harder to see in pictures because her face is so... spacious lol. Lips are easy though, they're my favourite. I've got plenty of tutorial references if you ever need them ^^
dawn-cove's avatar
do I ever thanks! are they on your deviant?
hiritai's avatar
nope, they're probably in DA somewhere, same sort of thing.
There's this one, and she's just great in general, films a whole lot of her making her BJD: [link]
This is the technique I use mostly: [link] (just go through until you find the mouth)

Tools are pretty essential for lips, I use a nail dotting too and a craft knife. I hope they helped a bit. It's a really fun shape lol, mouths are great to sculpt *-*
sassafrased's avatar
I love her so much.

Just curious, where is that wig from? It looks so realistic.
hiritai's avatar
Thankyou so much!! it's not actually a wig yet, it's some angora goat hair I have around. it's gorgeous, and very soft and silky. There used to be a place on etsy that would sell the goat hair on the skin and share the money with the mongolian farmers, who just farmed the goats for their families, and the sale of the hair would buy them new goats. I felt bad because it was on the skin, but at the same time I know the animal at least didn't die for it's skin, and that the family remains well fed. I still feel bad though, but I guess I could do a lot worse. If you aren't into that, Alpaca hair is shawn, and AMAZING. More so than the goat hair. And then there's angora sheep, they're shawn too. It's all on etsy, and you can find some on ebay too.
sassafrased's avatar
Oh wow, I will have to check that out! Thank you very much for sharing! It is so beautiful, I may have to learn to make wigs now :3
World-Inside-Me's avatar
She is just gorgeous~ I really love her eye shapes, and the delicate face-up on her lips and around her eyes and eyebrows are gorgeus! She has such a cute little nose too. She's just perfect! :love:
FallMoonlitRose's avatar
I am really loving how she looks so far, especially the eyes. :heart: I might just have to join this list, but then I am afraid I will really want to buy her when she's finished, because so far, she is turning out just so lovely!! :D I can't wait to see more of her as she progresses to be finished!
OHdomiNOEZ's avatar
she's so beautiful! :)
Creationfail's avatar
She's really beautiful! Great work!
Resiniquity's avatar
She looks amazing! Great job hun!
dragon-flames's avatar
she's very pretty her lips are wonderful i love the fullness of them :D
treaammo's avatar
She is SO pretty. I love her eyes. <3
x-Akai-x's avatar
She is absolutely adorable!!! :love:
Numen-XIV's avatar
I try to make a head and looks shitty.

Hitirai makes a head and is perfection.

LOGIC.
SalazarPhoto's avatar
i think she is perfect! Can't wait to add her to my bjd family
momyrun's avatar
you should be proud of her :) she's beautiful!
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