Sunday, July 10, 2011

Figma Hirasawa Yui's Extra Faces Pt. 2

Attaching Decal
Continuing from part 1...

I made extra copies. *If you look at it very closely in real life, some didn't turn out that well...
- First, sand the excess resin. (Sand from rough to smooth; 3M brand #400, #600, #800 grit was used)
Before and after shots.
The method I'll be using here was shared on figma blog (the recent example using Arashiyama Hotori).
- Cut out the decal and dip it into a cup of water for 2 to 3 seconds.
- In a couple of seconds, the decal starts to come off from the base paper.
- Place the decal onto the blank face.
- Tip: Make sure to dab a little water on your finger and moisten the decal for easier adjustments.
- Caution: Do not apply too much pressure, or the decal may tear.
- Once the position is right, wipe the water away with a tissue.
- Caution: Careful not to create any wrinkles.
*As you may notice, they look very shiny.... (continues)
- Spray lightly with Mr. Super Clear (Flat). This will flatten the decal onto the flat face; also eliminates the shine.
- Caution: Use in a well ventilated area. (read warning label on the can)


I failed a couple of times. The final results aren't all too perfect either (if you look at it very closely), but I think it's usable...

Well that's it.


1 comment:

  1. Hi, your blog is amazing.
    where are you buy the decal?