Category: Tools of the Trade

Decal Update

This decal update brings you 33 new decals to add to your custom possibilities. My own gallery gets 9 new customs, including a few Doctor Who ones, and some Marvel ones too (such as...

And in this corner, The Clay Extruder!

A few weeks ago I had half an hour to kill at my local craft store, so I started wandering around the store, aisle by aisle. Usually I am looking for new materials to use in dioramas, but since I currently have everything I need for my new dioramas (more info coming soon!), I thought I would explore some new customizing tools. In the clay aisle, I came across what looked like a solid metal syringe (pictured above). It’s called a clay extruder, and it’s main function is to (surprise!) extrude clay.

New Minimate Decal Template

Over the past few years using Minimate decals, I have moved on from doing only the face and chest to doing almost every part of the Minimate body. I have only started using some of these new decal areas in the last month as I have been working on my new Minimate sticker kit. Some of the characters in this kit will have decals for their face, top of head, top of torso, chest, back, sides of torso, forearms, front thighs, side thighs, and shins! I have been working on getting these sized perfectly, and I thought it would be a good time to share a new template here for other decal designers to use.