Doll of the Month August '08!

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Doll of the Month August '08!

Postby Em » Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:21 am

[align=center]This month's winner is Chama!

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Tell us, what inspired you to make this doll?
I originally decided that I wanted to use one of my own bases, which I do rarely. I chose my Syo base, and stared at it for a long time and decided to just make a huge-ass skull on top of his head. Which ended up evolving into a Vodou theme, since I love that as well.

That skull would make my eyeballs bleed. How long did it take you to finish this?
Actually, the skull only took about two hours max. If it had been from the front, probably a lot longer, but skulls in profile view are really easy for me. I also got some great tips from people on the forum to make it look more realistic and detailed~

His markings are really fantastic, do you have any tattoos of your own?
I wish I had -his- tattoos! I have three myself. A small wing on my back (soon to be covered by a larger, black, more awesome wing along with its twin), a tattoo on my ankle that matches with a friend, and a line from a song that goes down the entirety of the outside of my right arm~

The base is your own, but why did you choose this instead of another? Was the base made especially so you could make this piece?
There's no special reason I chose this one... just that it was newer and I liked it better than a lot of my others. I made it to practise a profile view of a face. Pixelling is so time-consuming that it tends to stick the process in my mind better than sketching ever could.

Is there anything you wish you'd done differently about this piece, or are you completely happy with the finished product?
I wish I could have figured out how to add more details in a few places. Overall I'm pretty happy with it, although I don't feel like gushing over it much because I know somewhere deep down I could have done a lot better... ahaha... lazy. *is shot*

Thank you guys so so much! ; w; I'm glad you liked this~

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Postby Nikimuk » Sat Sep 20, 2008 11:41 am

Congrats Chama! :D
I'm proud to say I voted for you! XD
This doll is amazing. You really deserved to win this oscar ;)
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Postby Anju » Sat Sep 20, 2008 6:03 pm

Chama, this doll is gorgeous! All the details you put into it are awesome, especially on the skull. I'm so glad to see you got DotM for this! Congratulations on a awesome doll :D
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Postby LadyHazy » Mon Sep 22, 2008 6:41 am

Congratulations! :)

Even when it was unfinished, I thought this doll looked amazing.
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Postby emy » Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:10 am

Congrats - this is a really unique, really well done doll :)
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Postby Lina-san » Mon Sep 29, 2008 11:56 am

Congrats! I love this doll a lot, he's something you don't see everyday in a dolling forum :)
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Postby Laithwen » Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:05 pm

Congratulations, Chama! This win is completely deserved, everything about this doll is just amazing. The shading and details on the skull...O___O And those feathers...omg.

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Postby KatTragique » Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:31 am

Wow, gorgeous doll ... really awesome work!

Congrats!
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Postby PrettyBoi » Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:26 am

That is beautiful! Congrats hun!
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