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The Scar From My Past.

The only 1/6 scale head I ever painted that ended in complete failure was the NDR #4. I had gone out of my way to get one and rooted it myself only to find it too little and weird to paint. It turned out that the head I was looking for was actually the #5, which is much bigger. Proportion-wise, they look similar, but the #4 in tiny. I think the #5 might be the head Takara used for Raph, but I'm not sure.

Anyway, even though I'm not due to paint another doll for a while, in the spirit of the season I decided to give this maligned head another try:

Depending on how I feel about him over the next couple of days, this doll's name might be Noah. ^____^;...He has a big forehead! I still don't know what to think of him. Maybe I'm not used to painting realistic head molds, maybe I did a crappy job on him, I dunno. ^^;...He looks weird to me, but then again now that I've painted him all my other dolls are starting to look weird to me as well.


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Dec. 20th, 2004 03:53 am (UTC)
He looks fine to me! In fact, he's pretty hot! ^-^;;
Dec. 20th, 2004 07:02 pm (UTC)
Thank you *^__^*. His head is so different from everything else I've painted but I told myself that after four years of using the same two head molds I should be ashamed of myself for giving up on this one.
Dec. 20th, 2004 04:22 am (UTC)
Oh I really like it! Those heads are HARD to paint but you did it justice. And Noah would be a good name.
Dec. 20th, 2004 07:07 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I'm just glad I rooted Noah for bangs because his forehead is HUGE! Maybe in a week or two I'll be used to him. His lips were fun to paint but still...I hope that the #5 will be easier to work with. ^_^
Dec. 21st, 2004 02:44 pm (UTC)
I don't know a thing about dolls, but that boys looks sure awesome. Congrats!
Dec. 21st, 2004 11:36 pm (UTC)
Heh heh heh..thanks! :D

Don't worry about not knowing about dolls, though, it's not a requirement! ^o^
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