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Dolling 101

Dolling 101 (AKA Dolling For Beginners!)

Butterfly by randomtenso Etrange arum by Ellana01 Girl base by Georg-bases
Hello, welcome to Dolling 101! We'll be going over all the basics that every beginner doller should know. There's a lot, so let's get to it!

Lesson 1: Terminology/Vocabulary

:bulletpink:What is a Doll?:bulletpink:

:bulletpink: It might help to begin this article by telling you what you're reading about! A doll, or as we call them on DeviantArt, Digital Dolls, are small graphics, usually pixel-art, of people and characters. People create these by taking a base body another person has made, and creating art on it - designing clothes and hair, and turning the blank template into whatever kind of character they can imagine.

I will go over dolls more in detail, but that's the very basic description. Please, read on!

:bulletpink:What is a Base?:bulletpink:

:bulletpink:Bases! You're probably familiar with this term. That's right, those pixel line-arts of bald/naked people that you draw on to create your own character. That's a base! A base can include hair, extra poses, or optional clothes to get you started.

But getting down to the basics, they're exactly what they are - a base! Think of the definition of 'base'. The base of the house is the bottom (the main support structure). The base of a doll is... the body! The base.
...Read More!

ArentYouADoll has some super helpful dolling tutorials and resources to get you on your way to becoming an amazing doller! :excited:

Account Info

Dolling Info Links

Pyrochan Explains It All
Dolling Dictionary
Dolling Info Catalogue
Dolling Acronyms
Dolling A~Z
Dolling and Bases Explanation by Gwen
☆★2012 Project Educate★☆
Base and Doll Category Explanation

Star Button by IridescentStardustNew to dolling and have a question you can't find the answer to? About frankendolling, crediting, tracing, or just 'whose base is this!'? Feel free to ask me ;u;!Star Button by IridescentStardust

My OC's bDays


My Character's Birthdays

★Yuna AKA Radie Saling
Jan 17 (Capricorn) ☆☆

★Brock Eletsky
Jan 20 (Aquarius, cusp Capricorn) ☆☆

★Maddox "Maddie" Vareaux de lis
Jan 27 (Aquarius)☆☆

★Chloe Amadae
Mar 24 (Aries)☆☆

★Dion Amadae
Mar 24 (Aries)☆☆

★Tate Rabenhorst
Apr 9 (Taurus)☆☆

★Jimmy Rabenhorst
Apr 25 (Taurus)☆☆

★Cero Bonaparte
June 3 (Gemini)☆☆

★Skye North
June 19 (Gemini)☆☆

★Kiddo Robinette
July 11 (Cancer)☆☆

★James Reed
July 25 (Leo)☆☆

★Gwyn Th'Dalu Milliain
Aug 15 (Leo)☆☆

★Yuri Rellik
Sept 1 (Virgo)☆☆

★Elz Cordero
Sept 17 (Virgo)☆☆

★Jaff Beauregard
Oct 22 (Libra)☆☆

★Colby Stillman
Nov 18 (Scorpio)☆☆

Dec 27 (Capricorn)☆☆

Those "Ask This Character!!" accounts... Would anyone want to get to know any of my charas better? 

54 deviants said Jimmy Journal Doll by IridescentStardust Jimmy! That gentlemanly vampire man
46 deviants said Gwyn Journal Doll by IridescentStardust Gwyn. Pissy centaur bitch.
32 deviants said Any of them if their significant-other will make appearances too :iconcblushplz:
27 deviants said Chloe Journal Doll by IridescentStardust Chloe. She won't respond though.
23 deviants said Nah, not interested.
18 deviants said Jaff Journal Doll by IridescentStardust Jaff :V AKA Mr. Horndog
17 deviants said Dion Journal Doll by IridescentStardust Dion the dense-as-fuck aspiring chef not-girl boy.
16 deviants said Elz Journal Doll by IridescentStardust Elz! Grumpy guy... who likes spiders.
13 deviants said Colby Journal Doll by IridescentStardust Colby! He is a tree. A very simple tree.
8 deviants said What about that one other character of yours? Y'know..... them?




Plz's I Enjoy

Yellow Faces and Pt 2 Star Button by IridescentStardust Onion and Pt 2 Star Button by IridescentStardust Monkey and Pt 2 Star Button by IridescentStardust Spongebob Star Button by IridescentStardust Meme Faces Star Button by IridescentStardust HelpPlz

Negative Plz's
Anger, fear, confusion, sadness, etc


Positive Plz's
Love, happiness, nervous, etc



Another year later

Journal Entry: Sun Mar 27, 2016, 9:48 PM

Between the godawful gallery mod and the plunge into hell of the dolling category, I doubt I'll ever fully get back into DA :/ Ah well. If you're in an art slump for over two years, does it count as a temporary loss of motivation/inspiration or just like... you've moved on?


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Miruruko Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Student General Artist
dat plz box :iconimsotiredplz:
please keep it here forever 
PixelMeBlu Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2016
*boops your butt*
Gaboris Featured By Owner May 22, 2016
Sorry for the late, but Happy Birthday from Hungary!
Keep up the good work. ;)
KawaiiPlum Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday!! :cake:
Namco-NintendoFan-88 Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, IridescentStardust, dear traditional/digital anime/character artist, literaturist, dessert baker, photographer, model, cosplayer, 'n foot model gal! :hug:
Singing Singing Singing Singing Dance! Dance! Boogie! Boogie! Party Airborne

Good luck, beautiful, and I hope you'll have a great birthday today!
I've a foot fetish myself and I know you and all anime girls/characters from our favourites:+fav: have beautiful 'n sexy (ticklish) feet! Heart
I also hope you're doing very awesome at all traditional/digital anime/character art, drawings, literature writings, baking dessets, photography, modelings, cosplays, 'n foot modelings; I love 'em! ;) (Wink) Heart
Thumbs Up Pringles Have your cake and eat it too Yummy pie!

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Your foot fetish friend,
Nelson C.,
6:25 P.M.
Los Angeles, CA ;) (Wink)

Since I wouldn't have been able to do some birthday muro drawings, I got you five extra drawings, so...
Believe it or not, five birthday muro drawing copies I made, of the three feet drawings, chibi Haruhi Suzumiya, and Mikuru Asahina wishing you one, so, wishes 'n' luck!
Click on them:……………
theRainbowOverlord Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:party: Happy Birthday! <33
Cinzia-chan Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
happy birthday :)
starwarsfannick Featured By Owner May 17, 2016
Hsppy bday.
scionlight34 Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday!! From that little kitty! :DKitty kitty - pig out 
StubbornQuill Featured By Owner May 17, 2016   Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
ChasMandala Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday my Friend!  :happy birthday: 
TaintedOneNinja Featured By Owner May 17, 2016   General Artist
Happy B Day:cake::party:
lemontea Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2016
Pinlicous-Bases Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist


Your face is a lovely face.

Ps.  I just wanted to say hi.

Ps.s. What was the point of this again?

Yours truly,
IridescentStardust Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist

I love you too :o
I miss you
When I come back officially someday, I will give you so many fondles <3

Sweet sexy love,
Idk what I even call myself anymore
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