Category: Deep Thoughts

Possible Customs from Upcoming Waves

Its that time again. New minimates have been shown, and my head is spinning at the possibilities. Click the title to read about a few customs that are possible with parts from upcoming minimates, including a photoshop rendering of a Battle Damaged Sandman.

Merry Christmas!

My 2-year old son woke me up early today on Christmas, so I thought I would take the time to thank all of my readers for supporting this little blog over the last few...

Dream Tools

New technology is always extremely expensive. Over time, the prices drop, and eventually they fall into the range of prices that consumers can afford. There are two pieces of technology out there that will be very useful for minimate customizers once the price comes down. Click the title to read about it.

Deep Thoughts: How to make Hisako Ichiki?

A few weeks ago, I showed pics of my Danger and Ord customs. I wanted to have all of the major players in Whedon’s Astonishing X-Men run. One character that is missing is Hisako Ichiki (Armor). I have been trying to wrap my brain around the problem of her armor, and I can’t seem to find a good solution. Click the title to read some of my thoughts on this matter.

6 Suggestions on Doing Commission Work

If you start getting good at making customs, and you make popular characters, its going to happen eventually: You will be asked if you do commissions. How do you respond? What process do you follow? How much do you charge? I wanted to share a few things I have learned from doing commission work for eight years.