Nagato Yuki swimsuit version

I was lucky to get my hands on this - for a 7 year old figure this is really well done. The sculpt is attractive, the painting was expertly done…

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Misaka 9982 figure

I mostly prefer figures that are interesting sculpture-wise, but I couldn't resist this one for capturing the character so well as she's clinging to her Gekota badge: Otherwise it's a…

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Another Asuka figure repaint

This figure is big! Unfortunately I misplaced the "before" pictures. It wasn't *bad* aside from some really noticeable paint smudges, anyway I decided to make it better, and this is…

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Doweling by eyeball

How I doweled my cabinet door parts together on sight for lack of a doweling kit: 1: clamp your wood exactly parallel to the edge of your work surface: 2.…

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Another EVA figure

For a change of pace, here's a figure that I don't feel I need to repaint immediately ^_^; I got it used from Japan for cheap. It's Chinese made, but…

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Asuka figure repaint

I've complained in the past about "crappy Chinese knockoff PVC figures", but I feel I need to set the record straight; non-knockoff straight-from-Japan figures can also be crappy (and probably…

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Originality

I visited the Kröller-Müller Museum, which has the second-largest collection of Van Gogh paintings. There was a very interesting expo showing Van Gogh's work next to that of artists that…

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Unbreakable Machine Doll Yaya (figure repaint)

Despite the name, this figure arrived broken, and also turned out to be a Chinese knock-off with typical shoddy construction (I did get a partial refund). Note the slapdash assembly…

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Shiki sees your end

Still experimenting with a better figure photographing set-up. An LCD monitor makes a fairly good background since it's smooth yet anti-reflective. Second-hand figures can be had quite cheap, even directly…

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Megurine Luka figure repaint

I bought this Luka "Tony version" figure online, which turned out to be a shoddy, ill-fitted bootleg with splotchy, dull, gray-ish paint job: So I cut it apart and repainted…

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