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Category: Ball Jointed Dolls (BJD)

Virginia Lee Embraces Technology That Helps Her Create Dolls Filled With Personality, Charm

Growing up, Virginia Lee’s supportive and caring family encouraged her to discover her own path and to trek it bravely and confidently. Today, Lee lives in the small town of Edwardsville in southwest Illinois, just a few hours away from her family’s farm. That proximity underscores the connection and appreciation she carries in her heart.

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From Toddlers to Teens, Pat Moulton’s BJDs Are Proudly Made in the USA

While multi-award-winning artist Pat Moulton originally built her reputation mainly as a maker of baby dolls and a pioneer in making reborn kits, she’s proven to be an innovator in the BJD field as well, creating socket-and-ball-joint tools in a variety of sizes to help BJD sculptors create joints that will fit perfectly.

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Sweet Treats: Sandra Maxwell Designs New Punkin BJDs, More

Award-winning doll artist Sandra Maxwell started making her dolls professionally in the early 2000s. While she’s created dolls in polymer clay, porcelain, and other mediums, she’s probably best-known for her Punkin line of 7-inch resin ball-jointed dolls (BJDs). In 2020, she was an Industry’s Choice winner in the Dolls Awards of Excellence for her Punkin Pie entry.

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Rhonda Ingram Forgoes Factories, Creates Her Own BJDs

In the complex world of doll design, ball-jointed doll (BJD) artist Rhonda Ingram never faced a challenge she couldn’t conquer. Every potential obstacle is an opportunity for professional growth and creative freedom. She’s also not afraid to reinvent herself or pursue a fresh start by figuratively wiping the slate clean and starting over.

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Runway Ready, Set, Glow! Former model Pasha Setrova Creates Bold, Beautiful BJDs

Although she retired from a successful modeling career years ago, Pasha Setrova is still representing on the runway. These days, however, it’s in scaled-down proportions, via the popular PashaPasha line of fashion ball-jointed dolls (BJDs) that the Russian-born artist designs and delivers. With names such as Giddy Heights, Lollipop, Pink Panther, and Glam Rock, each of these highly articulated, fashion-forward catwalkers is imbued with the elusive “it” factor and represents an intriguing dichotomy between fantasy and reality.

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Meet Brielle: Judy Porter Exclusive Limited to 20 Pieces, Available Now

My inspiration for sculpting Brielle was to continue my series of little toddlers with this new African-American friend. Brielle is a 12-inch little resin kid who can share clothes with her BFFs Addy Joy, Maisie, and Maudie. Each can also wear clothes made for American Girl’s Wellie Wishers and Dianna Effner’s Little Darlings.

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