Friday, September 16, 2011
It was an interesting morning as I attempted to give some of my new doll heads bodies. It was a very trying experience. I was trying to use bodies that I had on hand until I get new bodies. The problem with some of the action figure bodies is the height. Some of the bodies are shorter than the Barbie bodies. Spending $20 - $50 on a body that turns out to be shorter is not something I want to do. So I may have to get real creative to get what I want.
Racquel's husband has finally arrived in town and we are all thrilled. What a hunk! Racquel may have some problems keeping the single ladies in check. Where's Halle? Has anyone seen her lately? Maybe she skipped town. That could be a good thing.
Here he is in all his glory. I tried him on several bodies. None of which really worked. The body that his head actually fit made him shorter than Racquel. He is currently on Darius' body, which he will not be keeping. His head doesn't fit this body. I have it rigged so that it works. If I can find an Integrity body that is not so expensive, I will creatively alter the body and/or the head to make this body work. It is a great height for him. For now, he and Darius will share this body. At some point they will need to be in the same scene together. He will need his own body by then.
These are my new dolls. The gentleman on the left is the action figure I introduced you to a week ago. He is really nice looking. Forgive me for having him in that awkward pose. He didn't make a great dad for Leslie. I haven't figured out what role he will play yet. I really like him, but there are a couple of downsides. First of all, his head is a tad small. Secondly, his feet and shoes are one and the same. Sort of like Bratz doll. This is kind of odd for action figures.
His feet are incredibly big. Good thing they are nice shoes since they aren't removable.
I love this face. I took a chance on buying her head. I don't like the female action figure bodies, so I wasn't sure what I would do with her. She is on a LIV body, but I had to cut away parts of her neck in order to make it work. It turned out really well! Now I have an Asian teenager. I love Momoko dolls, but they are not in my budget. This is my substitute for the Momoko doll. She is about 18 years old.
Last, but not least. is Grandpa. This is Leslie's father. His body is temporary too. I just had to use something until I can get a body that works better. I am really excited to incorporate grandparents into the stories.