Bjd_wtf: Chapter Ten: Making Your Own BJD From Scratch
'I think they are too expensive. How do I make my own ball joint doll?' Firstly, it's not as easy as you might think to sculpt and cast your own doll, and it's definitely not cheaper. Hopefully you have some experience with both sculpting and casting but if not, the best way to learn is by doing. Last of all, sculpting and casting your own doll can be very rewarding. Whatever you do, be careful, follow product directions and Wear A Mask! If you want to learn from others, join the forum: The Joint. Note: many of the tutorials presented here are not BJD specific but instead deal with how to cast polyurethane resin or silicone molds. Classes, Books & Videos 4 SaleJune Goodnow Moldmaking & Resin Casting VideoDollmaking Classes by LumicastBJD making book'Yoshida Style' by Ryo Yoshida MaterialsThomas.NetSearch for suppliers in your area! I also recommend various Taxidermy or Modelers Forums as they often contain a lot of useful info and people you can ask questions about molding and casting.
BJD Making from scratch by ~TherieKardie
Doll Makers Dream- How to Make Your Own Dolls