another abby

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Yes, its another Abby from NCIS.

What can I say? She’s a popular girl!

This is the last of the 3 commissioned dolls I just finished.

With this one, I once again had to re-root a barbie head. Have you ever noticed how many of the old barbies are blonde? Not many black haired ones among them!

I bought black hair from my favourite aussie seller again ((Custom Doll Hair AU)  and began work.

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Another faceless head on a stick…

Then I used watercolour pencils, pastels and watercolour to give her a new face.

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This Abby has the tattoos as well. My first Abby doll didn’t have those, but this time I went further even though you can’t see most of them when she’s dressed. Authenticity you know…

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Once Abby’s face and tatts were finished I put her back together and began dressing her. I bought a pleated black skirt on ebay and found a singlet top I thought would work well in my barbie clothing collection.

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I gave her a Monster High belt I thought the real Abby would appreciate, and made her a leather dog collar.

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I couldn’t find knee high boots so I bought some gorgeous over the knee socks from a maker on ebay. I painted a pair of boots I had in my collection and added straps to make them look a bit more Abby-like.

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I figured that Abby wasn’t totally complete without her lab coat, so I made one for her. I even rolled up the sleeves so she’s ready to get to work.

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Overall I’m pretty happy with how she turned out.

I do love those long socks!

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