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Happy New Year everyone!

I've been a bit obsessed with Comic Life since I received it for Christmas. I never realized that not reading comic books can really limit you when you start to create one. Or maybe it gives you total freedom...

But it's definitely different than just writing captions, which is what I was doing for a while. You really have to be succinct. Forget all the long speeches. I mean, I know it's possible. The Hubs, a comic FANATIC told me I could just use the same image 5 times and have this long speech. But I know I don't like reading all that, so I'm going to try to avoid that. Unless it's needed for comic value.

So anyway, check out the new Vita Plastica site at weebly. Weebly is a bit aggravating to use but hey, it's free. Maybe one of these days I'll buy a domain but until then, I'll deal with the limitations.

Anyway I've got loads of character introductions and a couple of photostories. Hope it gives you a good laugh! Much more to come.

In other news, the New Year has inspired me to take some inventory. I unpacked all my unused dolls and took a look at what I could do to help these guys have a life again.

A couple of gals got new bodies, found a stand-in for my dominatrix until I go back to work and therefore can afford Simi. And a dude lost his hands to my new Peacekeeper dude. New life!

You know I see that some of you store your dolls on stands, dressed in their finery just waiting to join your stories. Hmm, so shoving them in an old milk crate isn't the best way to store them? News to me.

So I looked them over and divided them into three categories: Gangsters (members of my new crime syndicate-it's about time all my weapons get used), Hipsters (to include club kids, band members and goth/punk teens), and the Ladies who Lunch (and the husbands who get dragged along). Oh and gypsies. Now I'm dressing them and setting them up.

There are some misfits. My college girl (daughter of a lady who lunches), and my new guy, the African American Barbie Basics. I dunno what to do with this guy. He's so...wooden. haha. Really he's totally stiff. He might just need a new bod. He's not hip or a criminal, so we'll see...

Oh and I did my first repaint! Really it's comical. I bought a High School Musical Gabrielle a while back. I don't know why. She's awful. But my mob boss needed a kid, and I wanted her to be like those annoying kids with reality shows. but she was so happy. So I cut out her smile, removed her lip paint, then painted her pink lips red...with nail polish. I gave her some garish makeup with liquid liner and dressed her like a mini Paris Hilton. I still hate her. But my husband said she looks like Snooki, so I'm keeping her. Hee!

So pics of her and my new doll groups in the next post.

Hope you guys had a great new year!



  1. Loved the stories on your new blog site...very cool! I can't wait see more.


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