|Our newest brownie fairy. A tiny sized BJD created by the amazing technology of 3D printing. Available for purchase here: silverbeamdolls.com/004.html|
|I love having beta/alpha testers for my ball jointed dolls! Come be a doll tester and pre-order any new release doll at a huge discount, or join my team of artists and crafters to build, blush, decorate, customize these little beauties! We are always interested in professionals who can do any of the following: draw doll designs, Mold and cast resin, create wigs, create doll eyes, sew and create doll clothing, blush and face up dolls. (more info below)|
Our business: Silverbeam Dolls
To create unique and fun fantasy dolls that are much needed in the bjd market.
To create a line of low cost, easy to blush dolls for 1st time owners as well as bjd enthusiasts.
To create a successful, honest, and worldwide business full of doll and geeky/otaku goodness.
ALPHA A: Material Cost and shipping only (first print, highly collectable being only one of its kind, but may have small to medium issues)
BETA B B= Doll at discount price (minor fixes from alpha print made, may have tiny issues, but likely will be the "finished" product)
Pre-order Sale C= Average Discount price (Basically sale price for first pre-order batch of new doll, any tiny adjustments from beta B if needed, Final version of doll that goes to my shop)
(FINISHED DOLLS NO LONGER LISTED)
CURRENTLY WORKING ON:
CYCLOPS FEMALE: A new bigger size! We are going bigger and aiming for fashion doll size, barbie/monster high size range. Commissioned by Tea Shandor/ Goodie Roadkill and designed off her character.
Tester: JEN (etsy: www.etsy.com/people/ShinesLoon)
St. Louis BJD convention doll: My second and last design contest for last year. Winner of this design has created a animal based, with a fox design. Will be in my tiny size range. Doll name is Kitling (after japanese kitsune meaning fox).
Alpha: St. Louis BJD Con
the newest brownie or feyling doll, based off of brownieling, iceling, and twigiling, my super tiny line of dolls. This one will have a spoted deer theme to her I am thinking... sitll playing with her main design even though I am about 50% done, may turn her into unicorn or some other hooved animal, she is humanoid though...
Pendant/keychain BJD (modified brownieling) tiny bjd that will be modified so that it will work as a keychain or pendant. will have hook in top or back....
ON HOLD? Jellying: Mermaid type, with upper human and lower jellyfish anatomy. Likely chibi or young and cute stylized, with a transparent bottom half. Still working out design to get item in the right cost range. Super tiny size like brownies.
Beta B <==== maybe?
UNILING, Octoling, Dragonling REMAKE:
I want to remake my older doll designs now that I have learned a few things. Especially uniling!
Faun: A mature, small chest female Faun, Deer type faun, with mother earth feel to the design. Antlers, fur patches/detail, deer legs and deer tail, SWIVEL or jointed fluffy deer ears.
Centaur: Some kind of centaur like doll, lower half a four legged animal, top half human. Likely a horse with fantasia or last unicorn hybrid style, but might do something else or different animal to be more unique.
Sea Serpant: A mature Male in the merman category. Half human half sea serpent. Articulated serpent like tail, horns and likely fins.
Naga: A Mature female upper torso with lower torso and legs being that of an articulated snake.
Elemental Sprites A doll with a genderless body, and interchangeable elemental parts, like wings, ears, ankle and wrist wings etc.
NEED DESIGNERS/Character Artists WITH AWESOME ANATOMY! Several payment options determined between artist any my shop's current financial status: a copy of the finished doll at base price, 10-25$ in cash, or get 10% off profit of each doll sold for one year or up to 100$ profit. Terms and payment are negotiable.)
I also need any artisans with the skills mentioned near the top of the article like those who know how to cast and mold dolls, make doll eyes etc. feel free to contact me. At the very least I would love to pick your brain or discuss payment to learn from you.
If interested in the design phase or testing, please feel free to note or comment. I am specially looking for people who have experience with doll modding, people who have good or better cameras and photography skills, and or stringing experience. Please note that this is all in the experiment and testing stage, things may not work, and there are NO refunds. You will get something regardless. I thank you all very much in helping me to learn, create and share my work! This is my job and only job, I live with my husband at my parents home and with student loans, medical bills etc, your input and is not only helpful but vital. Thank you so so very much and a big shout out to all who have helped in past projects!
*this is the cord I use on my dolls: www.walmart.com/ip/Bead-N-Stre… found at walmart, the .7mm clear beading cord, has a nice tension without too much stretching and decent strength.
|Shop closed, doing bet to finish up remaining commissions.|
COMMISSION List Remaining work
1. (life, yeah cause crazy stuff happens and it gets a slot)
PROGRESS is NEVER done... No rest for the creative.
2. *(facebook); 28cm Cyclops BJD (fashion doll sized): Head finished, body started
3. St Louis Convention winner Doll: Begun but on hold
Sorry, all other requests have been cancelled at this time and will not be taking any more commissions. Health and finances have forced me to close shop (At least for a long hiatus).
I am going back to BJD as a hobby as I would like to be able to enjoy myself more. I will keep personal side projects and will be updating the shapeways shop so people can get items as DIY. Sorry for any disappointment etc.