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Benedictine Nun: the BJD clothing anatomy

Alexandra’s robe was simple to sew but trickier to dress up. Her basic tunic is made of some thin blouse fabric. Do not forget to make the tunic loose, not fitted – fitted dress was considered fancy and seductive in the middle ages. Nuns were dressed similar to older women, especially widows – dark loose… Continue reading Benedictine Nun: the BJD clothing anatomy

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Dominican Priar: the BJD clothing anatomy

His robe is based on many pictures of Saint Dominic, such as this one. The dominican habit hasn’t changed much since middle ages but materials are different. The first layer is a long off-white tunic. I used calico – it’s cheap, thin and looks super-historical. I’d recommend adding a simple belt (cingulum) and a plain… Continue reading Dominican Priar: the BJD clothing anatomy

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Tutorial: How to make your own “ghost photography”

Today I’ll show you how I made Alexandra’s nun ghost photography. I used my ball jointed doll as a model but this tutorial will work also for people or even your pet. When taking a photo for this purpose, always use a tripod. You will need two pictures – one with your model and one… Continue reading Tutorial: How to make your own “ghost photography”