Sonozaki Shion repair and repaint

I got this used Sonozaki Shion cheaply but in a pretty bad state… First step: clean up all the smudges: Fortunately she comes apart, which always makes things easier. Next…

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Youjo Senki first impressions

Youjo Senki was a 12 episode anime series by Studio NUT that aired in 2017, based on the light novel series by Carlo Zen. I consider it the most notable…

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Asuka repaint

This was the second ever PVC figure I bought (primarily because it was cheap and I was poor): It’s like a picture frame that can hang on the wall, or…

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3D printing woes

I’m fed-up with google Sketchup. It took me hours to get this far: After a lot of wasted time and effort struggling with its awful interface I got something tending…

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Oshino Shinobu repaint

Again, no "before" pictures unfortunately. For what I paid for it I was quite pleased with this figure. She came with 2 faces, so the hair is removable and the…

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Celes Chere figure (polymer clay)

In 2005 I made a 1/20 Celes Chere sculpture (from Final Fantasy VI) for a friend as a birthday gift. The recipient liked the "traditional" Celes but not the Amano…

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Mizuno Ami figure repaint

Feeling too sick to be productive, I cleaned up another figure. Here's one depicting my favorite senshi, that unfortunately had blue paint smudges in various locations: Paint on the "flesh"…

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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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