Hi art friends. Due to household projects, I skipped my Takashima photo session last week. This weekend, I plan to make up for it. I spent time today shooting my rigger, Hiro and street samurai, Ginger. Also of note is Bill's brilliant idea to set up my crafting table to pose the dolls on. Not … Continue reading Hiro’s portrait
Al Keaton daydreams about cuddling with Miss Camille.
Hi ho art friends. Today's post is a bit of a break from the Takashima action and do a bit of a blather. I don't share a lot of personal info, because it's not my way. Don't worry, though, I'm not going to regale you with tales of alcoholic parents and other really depressing childhood … Continue reading Baggage and Art
Hi friends. Today was the first day of shooting for the Takashima project. I have 1 doll that stands like a rock: my Lilis Liv/Dollmore hybrid doll. That means I didn't need to spend time wiring or hot gluing her socket joints for better possibility. Today's shoot were Miss Camille singles - shots of a … Continue reading Principal Photography Begins!
Hi friends. I started work on the thumbnails but found myself wanting to create a few background dioramas for Takashima. I collected my Seattle photos into 1 folder to take stock then created the following backgrounds in Photoshop. Takashima will clearly be set in Seattle. I haven't yet identified the building that will stand in … Continue reading Test Cityscapes
Takashima project schedule for 2021.
Miss Wellington considers a world in black and white.
Inside The Takashima Extraction story evolution.
Hi friends. As 2020 winds down, I wanted to take stock of my BJD collection and set my Dollie plans for 2021. I had a couple reasons for making the collection video: to see the entire collection; most have been in storage since we moved back into our home following the 2019 Remodel ProjectI haven't … Continue reading So long, 2020
Creation of bjd-sized employee photo ID badges.