Doll Hair Affair

Doll Hair Affair

This is a bit of a companion piece to doll hair re-rooting articles. If you haven’t already, check them out to learn all about how to re-root! Calculating the amount of hair needed for a reroot Doll reroot and resources Doll reroot and resources (part 2) The average human head (an average scalp measures approximately […]

Retiring from craft commissions

Retiring from craft commissions

I started NoNapTime as an attempt to live out a dream of living off of my “art.” Although family and friends recognized my creative pursuits, I didn’t get a lot of support or encouragement in regards to actually pursuing a creative career. I’m sure a lot of you have noticed that I’ve been a little […]

Apoxie Sculpt: Rosalie

Apoxie Sculpt: Rosalie

A few months back, I revealed a few modded dolls in progress using Apoxie Sculpt. If you don’t know what Apoxie Sculpt is, read all about it over here! Meet Rosalie! This buxom babe was modeled after anime character, Super Sonico. Sonico was a mascot for a Nitroplus-sponsored music festival back 2006. She has since […]

Picco Neemo: Of heads and wardrobe

Picco Neemo: Of heads and wardrobe

Last time, we talked about Azone’s Picco Neemo bodies. Since they’re relatively new, there aren’t a lot of heads available to use for customizing. Obitsu’s 11cm head was a good candidate but had to be modified in order for it to be compatible with Picco Neemo’s neck knob. The result was chibi Usagi! Usagi’s head […]

Experiment: Rerooting with Yarn

Experiment: Rerooting with Yarn

Rerooting with yarn is nothing new in the doll world. It’s the “go to” fiber of choice for any cloth doll but will it work for fashion dolls? Yarn reroots by Mimblex featuring Monster High and My Little Pony. The process is the same as when rerooting with Saran and Nylon just that there is […]

Repaint Story: Rochelle Goyle

Repaint Story: Rochelle Goyle

Due to popular demand, I’ve documented my repainting process! I chose Rochelle as subject as a callback to the repainting process articles I wrote several years ago: The Repaint Process All about Mr. Super Clear Repaint supplies The experience was extremely frustrating as it was one thing to “paint” and another thing to make sure […]

Review: Azone’s Picco Neemo

Review: Azone’s Picco Neemo

Azone Pure Neemo is a popular 1/6th scale doll much like Obitsu but specializes in CUTE. Where Obitsu focuses on movement and articulation, Pure Neemo focuses on the aesthetics, which is why early variants of the dolls had a lot more in common with stationary anime figures. Early Pure Neemo dolls had interchangeable parts to […]

Review: Glow in the Dark pigments

Review: Glow in the Dark pigments

Phosphorescent objects take on a mysterious aura by having the dual nature of being observable in both the presence and absence of light. In recent years, I’ve experimented with different kinds of phosphorescent pigments because they’re a lot of fun to work with and the results can also function as handy night lights when you find yourself […]