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If you're visiting this site, you are either a collector of reborn dolls or you are curious as to what a reborn doll is.
This site is dedicated to the art of reborning and sculpting dolls.
"A vinyl baby doll artistically enhanced to be a lifelike representation of a real human baby." quote by C. Kohlscheen, of Reborn Doll Kits.
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The process of creating a reborn doll is referred to as reborning. The technique of reborning has evolved over the past years with heat set paints and oils being the most used amongst artists. Artists use ordinary play dolls or "kits" to create lifelike representations. Great pain is taken by "reborn artists" to make the baby dolls look and feel as real as possible. This process can be incredibly involved taking up to several weeks to finish.
The technique of reborning a play doll typically involves the following processes:
The unpainted exterior of the doll is painted with a heat set paint using various techniques to add to the appearance of translucent skin tones, with effects such as veins, blotching, and "milk-spots" to resemble the skin of a newborn baby.
Hair and eyelashes, usually fine mohair or human hair, are hand rooted using rooting tools and felting needles strand by strand, which can take up to 30+ hours per head.
Then each baby is given a soft, stuffed and weighted body.
A magnet may be attached inside the mouth for attaching a magnetic pacifier. Additional enhancements may include a magnetically attached "umbilical cord", a battery powered heartbeat simulator, and heat packs.
One of last steps in creating a reborn is to pick out the clothing so they look their best!
Each baby is a One of a Kind!
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