Smart Doll - Prowess
Smart Doll - Prowess
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- Also available at Mirai Store Tokyo ミライストアに在庫あり
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- Don't buy until you read this! ご購入の前に必ずこちらをお読みください
- Release Date 発売日 - 2019/04/14
- Made in Tokyo Japan 日本産 (東京)
- This skin tone is この肌色は COCOA COCOA
Way back before Prowess was released, I’ve always wanted to create a Smart Doll that had African tribal face paint so I started to research on the Internets. I learned that symbols could represent different tribes, groups or rank but they were used differently depending on the tribe and thus I didn’t manage to find anything that I would reference.
Some movies depict characters with tribal paint but much of it was a mix of interpretations to look good on the big screen. I wanted something accurate and not just my own interpretation. After a long time of research I decided to go with something that I could not go wrong with - thick cat whiskers!
The real reason why she has heterochromia however is because I couldn’t decide between green and blue - as I took one eye out to exchange them for an umpteenth time, I put in the other color to see what odd eyes looked like and bobs your uncle.
ABOUT THE PRODUCT
Due to it's material properties - all soft vinyl is prone to scratches but they are hardly visible on our Milk or Tea skin tones - for Cocoa however, they are more noticeable. For this reason, we include 1 Melamine sponge with cocoa vinyl bodies incase you scratch her body with your fingernail or whatever.
Take the sponge and brush lightly on the surface to remove the scratch. If you scratch the face by accident, brush very lightly with the sponge to remove it or you will end up removing the makeup too. Some of the sponge will leave white powder on the skin surface - just blow it away. Scratches will either disappear completely or become not as noticeable unless you are staring at it with a microscope.
Also, the properties of soft vinyl encompass blemishes through the slush casting process which are more noticeable in the Cocoa skin tone - if this is not cool for you then do not buy this product.
If you are choosing a Cortex body then you will instead get a mesh net which you would use to treat the surface in the same way as you would with the melamine sponge.
ABOUT TAKING PHOTOS
Dust shows up more clearly on Cocoa so make sure to check the face for dust before taking photos. You may need to turn up the exposure slightly when taking photos of due to the dark complexion. If you got Lightroom then you can highlight the face with the radial gradient tool to increase the exposure of the face while keeping the exposure of the rest of the photo the same instead of blowing it out.