Tagged: decals

Decal Update!

It has been WAY too long since I have done a decal update. These latest decals should keep  you busy for a while – there are 10 new ones, including Chuck Norris himself (seen...

Avengers Face Decals

I thought I would sneak in a quick update before I go on vacation next week. I made three new decals for people who are looking to expand their Avengers collection (click any image...

Comparing Inkjet Sticker Paper

Last year we experimented with several brands of inkjet sticker paper in order to find the best inkjet-based solution for Minimates. We finally settled on the our Inkjet Vinyl Sticker Paper that we currently carry in our store. Recently, we heard from youbastards over at MMV about another type of inkjet sticker paper that we missed the first time around – Glossy Photo Adhesive Paper by Papilio. I ordered a pack to experiment with, and here are the results.

How To Make Celebrity Face Decals

Some celebrity faces are hard for toy makers and customizers to portray accurately. For example, try to find a good Harrison Ford likeness among the dozens of Han Solo and Indiana Jones figures out there. For every good one there are at least ten bad ones! Whenever I come across a celebrity face that is difficult to nail in the Minimate style, I use the following “trace and stretch” method.