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Creativity => Customs => Topic started by: pop-girl on January 08, 2012, 07:06:12 PM

Title: Custom information, tutorials and where to buy...
Post by: pop-girl on January 08, 2012, 07:06:12 PM
Custom Tutorials

If you can think of a tutorial that would be helpful that we don't already have, please let us know so we can work on it. If you would like to submit a tutorial, please PM a Customs mod:  Uninu or aintnobuffalo :)

These are also good sites to find custom tutorials:

AeraCura's Custom FAQs (http://acfaq.blogspot.com/)

Aikarin's Custom Tips & Tutorials (http://www.aikarin.com/mlp/customs/customtutorials.html)

An Introductory Guide by aintnobuffalo (https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1P9rCPSUpN94RAHTDDRV6RHkwJ7QCCzdnriznNiHScno/edit?usp=sharing)

Colorscapesart's pose changing tutorial (http://colorscapesart.deviantart.com/art/Sculpting-Tutorial-My-Little-96848062)

Colorscapes My Little Pony Site (http://colorsponies.webs.com/)

My Little Custom's Fairy Wing Tutorial (http://www.mylittlecustoms.com/storepage651927.aspx)

My Little Custom's Nylon Hair Dyeing Guide (https://www.facebook.com/notes/my-little-customs/nylon-dyeing-guide/349848385075053)

The Quest to Customize! (http://www.angelfire.com/80s/babygoldenautumn/howto.html)

Wing Sculpting Tutorial by ~Eiriel (http://eiriel.deviantart.com/art/Wing-Sculpting-Tutorial-59733330)

CherryCake's So Soft Tutorial (http://cherrycake.freeservers.com/SSTutorial.htm)

CustomPony.com's PEEK-A-BOO Head Removal (http://www.custompony.com/tutorial/headremoval/g1peekaboo.html)



Here are some great tutorials that have been posted here on the Arena. :)

Dissecting Baby: The Anatomy of a G3 Newborn (http://www.mlparena.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=186691/highlight=dissect.html)

Lovelauraland's eye tutorial (http://www.mlparena.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=147692.html)

tehrin's Paint and Sunfading Tutorial (http://mlparena.com/mlp/index.php/topic,288994.0.html)

Perfume Puff Tutorial (http://mlparena.com/mlp/index.php/topic,309647.0.html)

Basic Airbrushing Guide (http://mlparena.com/mlp/index.php/topic,318452.0.html)

Passionfruit's Needle and Thread Rehairing Tutorial (http://mlparena.com/index.php/topic,357903.0.html)

Accessing Mane and Tail in a G4.5 (http://mlparena.com/index.php/topic,397522.0.html)

These sites are not endorsed by MLP Arena. As with any transaction check the Trader Feedbacks. The MLP Arena cannot be held responsible for any actions that result from you choosing to purchase hair from any of the sites listed.:

Where to buy pony hair?

Restore Doll (http://www.restoredoll.com)(order "premium nylon" if seeking real nylon)
Dollyhair (http://www.dollyhair.com) (Possible delayed shipping/poor communication)
RetroDolls (https://www.etsy.com/shop/RetroDollsUS)
My Little Customs (UK) (https://my-little-customs.my-online.store/storepage635033.aspx)
Doll Planet hair (https://etsy.me/34suq3B)(possibly not nylon)
Ragdolly (http://www.ragdolly.net)
Doll Hair AU(Australia) (https://etsy.me/2WIn2hI)
DollTress (https://etsy.me/32hSftw)
Dr. Locks (http://www.drlocks.net)
Cloth Doll Supply (http://www.clothdollsupply.com/hair.html)


A great resource for hair color matching:
skig's Hair Color Matching Guide (https://sites.google.com/site/mlphaircolorguide/home)
MLP Area discussion post of Retro Doll color matches (http://mlparena.com/index.php/topic,394488.0.html)

Doll Hair Types Guide for Customs (http://mlparena.com/index.php/topic,385815.0.html)


How to style pony hair.

Buns and Twists (http://ponycustoms.com/111/my_little_pony_tutorials/hair/styling_hair/my-little-pony-hair-styling-buns-and-twists/)
Aintnobuffalo's Pinterest Hair Styling Board (https://www.pinterest.com/aintnobuffalo/pony-hair-styling/)


Where to buy Rehairing tools

Dollyhair (http://www.dollyhair.com/reroottool.htm)
RetroDolls (https://www.etsy.com/shop/RetroDollsUS?section_id=22931002)
eBay or etsy search with "rerooting tool"

Where to buy sculpting materials?

Aves Studios (http://www.avesstudio.com/)
The Sculpting Studio (http://www.sculptingstudio.com/)
General Art Supply Stores

Ever wonder what products other customizers use and recommend?
Have a look: http://www.mlparena.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=166882.html (http://www.mlparena.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=166882.html)

Other useful threads

the Difference Between Acrylic Paint Grades (http://www.mlparena.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=215104.html)

My Top Ten Tips for MLP customizers (http://mlparena.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=263158.html)

More links for supplies (http://www.mlparena.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=61095.html)

Ponyland Press My Little Pony Pose Guide (http://www.ponylandpress.com/poseguide/)
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