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ball jointed dolls: material +process information needed

Posted by noir.rose (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 4, 10 at 13:57

I want to create ball jointed dolls; can someone give me info on materials + process?

Ive been doing some searching online and have found some info but not enough. Im trying to decide on a specific material and process for making ball jointed dolls. please be as detailed as u can (e.g. kiln and material type)

1: what specific ceramics/resins/polyurethanes/epoxies could I consider to use? (which are the best quality (and also some other good quality but more affordable options?)?

2: how many steps are involved when comparing plastic and ceramic material? (and what are those steps)

3: which kiln can fire the doll parts and the china paint? Or which mold rubber/supplies would be good to use?

4: Im totally new to this, any other important information/tips would be much appreciated (e.g. good books etc)! Thanks!


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RE: ball jointed dolls: material +process information needed

http://batchix.livejournal.com/826827.html

http://www.ehow.com/how_5157539_make-own-balljointed-doll.html

http://www2d.biglobe.ne.jp/~dhnoah/make_00.htm

http://www.youtube.com/user/hanano001#p/u/28/SdvjxcCF05w

http://translate.google.com.au/translate?hl=en&sl=ja&u=http://www.aimi-doll.com/howto/index.html&ei=r7OgSZK4Jom9kAXCwtHCCw&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=1&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3Daimi-doll%26hl%3Den
This is a wonderful book that teaches it all

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300388024178&ssPageName=ADME:B:WNARL:US:1123

http://www.ooakdollart.com/

http://www.vivcore.com/dolly_daydream.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=AU&hl=en-GB&v=rKCrtlt__yc&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=AU&hl=en-GB&v=FagKXHsECI0

http://bjd-wtf.livejournal.com/309.html

I hope this helps alittle

You can copy and paste these in your browser if they didnt link:)


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ok heres one more

http://mstrok.ucoz.ru/publ/69-1-0-292
you can translate it with google


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