Monday, November 17, 2014

Evangeline, Out of The Bag

She wants to be wild, beautiful and free just like the sea.

Out of the bag and riding along with me. 

It has been quite sometime since I have taken a Blythe out with me. This weekend as a walked through my studio, I saw my little Evangeline lying on the table. I grabbed her, changed her and stashed her in my purse before I walked out of the door.   With my family, we ran our errands and had a great lunch and then we headed to the tide pools.  We walked down  and were just taking in the beauty of the sea and then I realized, I left Evangeline in my vehicle.   
I made the trek back to my truck and grabbed Evangeline, tucked her in my bag and made my way back.  As I reached the edge of the bluff I took her out and snapped one photo with my iPhone.  Since there were others walking and loitering about I quickly put her back in my bag.  I never used to care at all about other people being around when I snapped photos of my girls, but I guess it has been so long that I have gotten rusty and my I don't care attitude got rusty as well.  I will make it a point to try and take more girls out with me from time to time and rekindle that aspect of collecting that it seems I have lost. 

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Parker, Beautiful Brown Pullip Custom Art Doll








Available for adoption here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/210395417/parker-beautiful-brown-pullip-art-doll?ref=shop_home_feat_4

Meet Parker, she is my second Custom Pullip and my first beautiful Brown Pullip Art Doll.
She features lovely caramel colored skin, gorgeous shimmering blue eyes and a head of long burgundy tinted hair.

Parker is a lovely little girl who is a bit shy. She loves to read and has a fascination with maps and dreams of traveling the world. Her favorite color is yellow and she loves butterflies. I hope you have a place in your home for her.

Pullip MIO Fashion Doll
Sand Matted Front and Back Plates
Airbrushed plates and body in a warm caramel color
Carved mouth, eyes, nose, nares & philtrum
Face-up with Artists acrylics, pastels and mica powders
Lush lashes on lids and waterline
Hand painted Blue & Silver eye chips by Almond Doll
Synthetic 13" wavy wig dark brow with burgundy tinted highlights throughout

She will travel in a complete special outfit:
Dress by INOMI of Silly Little Song
Socks and shoes by Only Hearts

Notes & flaws: The MIO Kit Pullips are notorious for having sticky lid mechanisms.
The springs on the eyelids do dot react properly with the blink buttons causing the lids to have to be manually raised. This does not effect the side to side eye motion only blinking. Parkes' joints where she has range of motion are white, those areas if painted would chip out and effect her movement. The visible white joints do not deflect from her beauty as seen in the photos. If these imperfection bother you please do not purchase Parker.

*Please note that after the Art Doll is painted you must handle her with extreme care as to not damage her delicate airbrushed finish. She is for the adult collector only and should be handled lightly. Due to the nature of the materials and methods used in airbrushing and face-ups, there could be minor imperfections such as small amounts of dust, stray pastel, powders, or paint build up, they can also be slightly asymmetrical so please be aware of this if it bothers you. This is a kit doll and not factory perfect, if you are looking for a factory perfect Pullip, please do not purchase this doll.

Comes from a smoke free and pet free studio.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Lilliette, Custom Middie Blythe Art Doll For Adoption







No available for Adoption in my Shop here:

I introduce to you Lilliette, she was the first Middie Blythe in my collection. I have found that I no longer have the time needed to appreciate all the dolls in my personal collection and want to give them the opportunity to bring joy to someone else. Lilliette recently has gotten a new carving and face-up in a new rustic style that I find gives her a more romantic look.

Lilliette is a Takara Macaron Q-Tea Party Middie Blythe featuring a Pure Neemo XS body with a Hand dyed two toned Pink Mohair wig by Sleeping Elf.
CUSTOMIZATIONS
~Sandmatted front and back plates
~Sculpted Mouth, nose, nares, philtrum and eye sockets (In a Rustic Style)
~Subtle Pink Ghost Brows
~Lush Lashes
~Pink glimmer Lids
~My Signature Hand Painted Eye chips in Shimmering Silver
~Face-up with artists chalk pastels, pencils and micca powders sealed with MSC
~ Artist Acrylic Splattered Freckles 
~Wavy Two Toned Pink Hand Dyed Mohair Wig velcor to plastic dome base. It has been washed and conditioned (can be glued down upon request)
~Pure Neemo XS Body with extra hand with "Peace Sign"

Lilliette will travel in the ensemble as pictured, consisting of a felted fascinator, Plaid Shift dress, knee high socks and shoes.

Lilliette will come with an Adoption Booklet signed and dated.

~~~This Art Doll is for the Adult collector only. She is a handmade Art Doll and not factory perfect. Any imperfections you may notice are a result of the handmade process and due to the nature of materials and methods used in creating my face ups, there could possibly be minor imperfections such as small amounts of dust, stray pastel, sanding blems or paint build up, so please be aware of this if it bothers you.


All photos are unedited and taken indoors with Ott Light and a flash bounce to show true coloring and details. 
*Photos shall not be reproduced, edited or copied in any way, without my written permission. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited under US and International Copyright Laws. All Images ©2009-2013 My Delicious Bliss

Monday, October 20, 2014

Frida is ready for Halloween!





Frida is my KK In Lala Land Dia de los Muertos Custom. She is on a Pure Neemo S Body with a beautiful custom blue mohair Yatabazah Luxury Wig.   She wears an ensemble by Babrie and a hat by Michael's.


Friday, October 17, 2014

Jarah Portrait Series




Jarah is heading home this week and I am lucky I got to photograph her before she heads out.  Jarah is a Custom Ark Icy Doll Coser Collet on a Pure Neemo A Type Flection Body with a beautiful 13" long curly honey blonde wig.  Jarah wears a knitted cap by Motor City Blythe, Dress by Barbie and Flying Shoes by Q Magic Doll.


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Pela Dos Santos Portrait Series



Pela is boxed and ready to ship to her new home in Singapore but before she leaves I had to get her portrait in this series.  Pela is a Blythe Petit de'jeuner Champs Elysees on a Pure Neemo S Flection Body with a Factory Scalp that has been cut into a Bob.
Pela wears a Cabbie Hat by Chantilly Lace, Unknown Sweatshirt, Barbie Clam Diggers and Engineering Boots by Obitsu

Monday, October 13, 2014

Stepping Back in Time to Blythe Con New York

I was just thinking back this weekend on such a fantastic time I had in New York City at BlytheaCon which was exactly this past weekend last year.  Here is my original post on the event, please take a walk down memory lane with me.
http://www.mydeliciousbliss.com/2013/10/blythecon-new-york-2013.html

Also here are some photos from the fantastic Pre-Meet in Central Park.






Photo Courtesy of FiddyBobiddy



Photo Courtesy of My Life In Plastic

Photographing Blythe


I started a new tab here on my blog titled "Blythe Photography".  I have had numberous people ask me over the years for tips on photographing their dolls.  I have even had a client ask me to please create a "How To Photograph Your Dolls book.  Well the easiest way to share the info is here with you all so my first post, which I first posted to Blythe Photography 101 Group on Facebook is regarding that harsh flash blowout which saturates photos and washes out your dolls.



Just wanted to share a few of my techniques for shooting indoors. I took these 4 unedited photos with my Canon 50D with a 18-55 mm lens in the same location, same distance from doll, eye level without a tripod. Each photo is very different and the only change was the way I used my flash. 

My favorite functional accessory is a simple Flash Bounce. It prevents blowout from the regular harsh flash, softens shadows and provides evenly lit shots. You can also use a white business card sized paper and just place it in front of the flash to soften your flash. As you can see each technique gives a drastically different look. The Flash Bounce from Photojojo is reasonably priced and the paper is free!!! 
This simple technique will completely change your photos and give you a more professional look. 
Hope this helps for anyone who has experienced harsh Flash Blowout problems.

I will be posting more tips photography info here from time to time.
http://www.mydeliciousbliss.com/p/photography-tips.html

Hello from Singapore!


Always so happy to see photographs of my customs from a round the world. 
Here is a photo of Zuri and Amelia looking lovely at home in Singapore by @Xiongxi118

Luna, Portrait Series




Luna is Blythe Heather Sky with a Blythe My Little Candy Scalp. She was customized by my daughter 3 years ago and she still is as lovely as ever.  I love the aesthetic of her warm glowing skin in contrast to her pastel pink hair.  Luna wears a shirt and skirt by MINI JIJO, boots by Takara and belt by Miss Blythe.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Angelique, Portrait Series









Little Angelique is here in the Studio for a bit of a refresher. She was one of my Blythe's that was featured in the pages of the Metamorphosis Art of Blythe Book published last year by CWC.  She received an upgraded from her Pure Neemo A Type Body to a Pure Neemo Flection S Body.  I gave her a set of gorgeous new Realistic Blue chips by Sabparos, new lashes and a conditioning treatment for her hair. She also received a gentle face-up. She is ready to head back home but I could not let her leave without including her in this series.  
Angelique is a Blythe Ichigo Heaven on a Pure Neemo Flection S Body with a Limited Edition Blythe Roxy Baby Scalp.
She wears a helmet by Little Ditzies, shirt and skirt by Mini Jijo and boots by Takara.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Lola Bella Portrait Series





Next up in the Portrait Series is a very special girl. She is my very first Blythe and the first ever Blythe I customized.  Lola Bella is a Blythe Simply Mango with a custom created mohair Yatabazah Luxury Wig on a Pure Neemo Flection S Body.  She wears a Riding Jacket, Pants and boots by Only Hearts and the hat is by an unknownn maker.