Commission Info

SDink's Commissions

STARTING DECEMBER 1st 2012 I will be raising my prices to $150.00

Commission Status:

I Now have a job so I do not think I will be taking on anymore commissions, so sorry but thank you for your continued support ^_^


How It Works

1) I will make a post stating when I will be taking commissions. I will then make another post on that day and time and the first people that post in that thread will get the slots.

2) If you get a slot email me and make arrangements to send head and fill out face up form.

6) I receive head and paint it then take pics for you.

7) Once approved to your liking I will Invoice you via pay pal. Once I receive payment, I will mail out your head. For international orders, I will only be able to ship on Saturdays.

~Turnaround Time will be one 2 weeks from the time you send me your head, (usually quicker but I am giving myself some leeway) I would also prefer to receive the head at the beginning of the month to keep true to my schedule.I'm sorry to have to do it this way but I cannot think of another and I don't ever do waiting lists. For now I am only doing face ups as I cannot commit to anything bigger at this time.Please follow the status updates via my Twitter I post the progression of your status of your commission there.

~Important Information:


Basic Face Up: {YO, MSD, SD and Larger}.........$150.00

What this includes:

Airbrushed Face Up to your liking.

Sealed with Mr. Super Clear Flat

Lips sealed with Tamiya Gloss or Liquidtex gloss

Basic Eyelashes Provided and Applied (unless you have your own lashes I will apply them)

Final Portraits of your doll when it is finished.


~I will only be doing face ups ONLY, no body blushing, no modding or tattooing, I only do this on custom dolls. You will be able to choose your color scheme and style.

~I only will work on un-modded heads (sanding may be ok if the job is done really well)

~If you want a very specific look (such as how many eyelash strokes there should be or symmetrical brows) or a very specific character in mind, then I am not the face up artist for you. Sorry, my work is not perfectly symmetrical nor would I want it to be. Also I will not copy a face up done by another artist, nor will I copy a previous face up done by myself. If there is a previous face up done by me you really like, we can talk.

~I do not have a "waiting list", I want to be inspired when I paint your doll, so I take on commissions randomly.

~Heads should arrive clean. If you prefer me to clean the head for you, there will be an additional charge of up to $15.00 depending on how much work is involved.

~I do not do partial face ups ie: brows only.

~If after the face up has been completed, you want more than one thing changed or added, an additional fee will be charged. The fee will be determined by how much work is required.

~Payment is not required until after I have completed your doll's face up and you approve it, then I will invoice you via paypal.

If you have any questions please email me: cherylaustin@sbcglobal.net




Name:DoA User name: (If applicable)
Zone of Zen User name: (If applicable)
Live Journal User name: (If applicable)
Doll Head:
What sort of style do you want: Natural, Goth, Angelic/Vampire, Smokey or Glamorous
What color tones do you want for your style: Beiges, Grays, Pinks, etc.
Eyebrows: Think, thin or medium
Lips: Do you want matte, shiny or super glossy, light, medium or dark.
Distinct marks: Freckles, moles
Color of hair: The color of hair determines which shades I use for eyelashes and eyebrows.
Zip Code: I need to know this to determine shipping costs.
Insurance: Insurance and Delivery Confirmation, you can contact me for these rates.
How much Insurance:
Pay pal ID: I will need this in order to send you an invoice via pay pal
How did you find out about me:

I will also keep my site and LJ updated with status and if you have any questions please feel free to ask ^_^

Materials Used:

Airbrush, Art Comm Airbrush paints, Golden, and Liquitex acrylic paints, various pastels but mostly Unison Pastels, Liquitex gloss medium or Tamiya gloss and Mr. Super Clear Flat.

There are some heads I am not really too interested in painting and please do not take this personally.


These are all I can think of now, I will be updating this list as I remember things. If after you read this and you must read this and you still like me...lol then you can email me: cherylaustin@sbcglobal.net

About payment, I use paypal only, no money orders (I NEVER go to my Bank) and no e-checks please. I will invoice you after I finish your doll and take pics and you like it.

I am also open to trades, email me to see, worst I can do is say no :)

My decisions are not to hurt or offend anyone, I just want to enjoy what I do and I also want to customer to enjoy what they get :)


About Mailing: Please let me know if you DO NOT want insurance as I will have you send me an email stating that you take full responsibility if they get lost or damaged as I will not. Also please make sure when you send the head that they are in a nice firm box that is not damaged as I will not take responsibility for that either.

Again, if you have any questions ask here or please feel free to email me: cherylaustin@sbcglobal.netAlso just out of common courtesy it would be nice if you can drop me a qiuck email letting me know you received the head once I mailed it back to you *___*

hat and itachi

The most AWESOME news EVAR!

Hello all DollShe fans!

I have a special announcement to make ~!

I have been approached by Mr. Kim of DollShe Craft to use my photos of my personal DollShe dolls as examples of completed dolls on his website. So you will be seeings some familiar faces on the Dollshe craft website soon! I am still closed for commissions, so please understand that even though you will be seeing my work through the DollShe Craft website, it does not mean that you can order the face up on the site. Stay tuned for more updates!
hat and itachi

Still alive!

Have been so out of the loop as of late but I am still alive and kickin! Work has been great but the commute is killing me >_> I spend 2 hours a day (sometimes longer) in HEAVY traffic, it's really stressful and sometimes scary due to soo many other drivers not paying attention, my life is in their hands.

Have not been too much into dolls but Pris came out recently and has gotten me all fired up again....lol I just wish I had more time to paint and play with them. When I get home I am spent and do not feel like doing anything except watch Space Brothers and then play Dynasty Warriors 8 and kill KILL KILL!.....lol

Weekends I don't even want to get in my car as much as I love it >_> work is great though, i LOVE my job, the people I work with and the actual work I do is the funnest I have done to date! I hope the game does well as my contract ends Dec 31st. They extended my first contract but if the game does not do well then I may be UN-employed again.

On the dolly front I got my Nabarro's Boy Cyril and thanks to Pris I also got a Har ^_^ they share the Dollshe DSAM body, I had to mod the neck to fit these heads but now they both fit! I need to paint my Cyril and take pics of the both of them! I also scored a Genji just recently O_O the price was sooo good I could not pass it up, plus I was regretting selling mine, I hope he comes home this weekend!

I also really want a Dollshe David, he is just too beautiful but since Genji popped up David will have to wait a bit. I should be saving money but ugh!

I have some custom dolls I have been working on also, I just put up a Custom Dollshe IM Hound, will make a new post for that, I also have some stuff coming up:

Fairyland Feeple65 Modded Roke in white skin (Human ears)
Iplehouse Lee Head in White Skin
Iplehouse Denzel Head in Real Skin (I think)
Luts Soony Head in White Skin

I have some more but I forgot...lol

Hope all is well if there is still anybody out there! have I missed anything?

Oh also, I am on Instagram that I update frequently, add me: cherylsdink and I also am on FLickr a lot: http://www.flickr.com/photos/91252518@N00/
hat and itachi

Commission Update

I have sent off emails needing heads and face up forms from a couple of people, if I do not hear from you by Friday I will be refunding your money and/or sending heads back. I am sorry that I have to do this but I have been waiting for a very long time and have been very patient and I have my own personal projects I want to do.
hat and itachi

Commission Status update

I get so  many people that commissioned me emailing me asking if I have received the head even though I post the updates on my Twitter (And is also stated on my commission page on Etsy) so I just want to reiterate once again that I post all updates on my Twitter: https://twitter.com/SDink

I will post the big update here and a link to this on my Twitter to it but after that I will always post the updates on my Twitter only.

From Kat
SA Bernard = Received

From Catherine
Iplehouse Storm = Received

Doll Clans Siber: = Finished, need to take pics

Nabarro's Boy Cyril = Finished
Soom Heliot = Finished, added mole, need to take pics.

Bernard = Received

IM Hound = Received
SA Hound = Received

Volks Nana = Received
Volks Nana = Received

Luts Howl = In Progress

I'm back!

Just got back from my week vacation of seeing my Dad while he stopped in Arizona, got some great pics on Instagram! my name on there is cherylsdink if you want to find me and follow me ^_^ I came home on Wednesday night and had to start my new job Thursday O_O I asked if I could start on Monday before I left but they wanted me asap so I have been on the go!

I love my new job so far! it's too good to be true! the people are really nice, the drive has not been so bad so far and they have Peet's coffee and free sparkly water...whaaa? right up my alley...lol

Anyways, now that I am back I will be working on commissions to finish them all up and I don't think I will be taking anymore for qute some time, I really want to have free time again and work on my own poor neglected dolls. My next post will be a status update on my commissions.

On the doll front, I am over the moon and obsessed with Nabarro's works and was lucky to find me a Cyril (gave him a quickie face up before I left) and only yesterday I got me a Yakumo! he is coming from Poland so I have a wait ^_^ I am still looking for a Wally and a Har and yes, i want another Yakumo as I want twins O_O I never had twins and always wanted a pair and Yakumo would be perfect ^_^

Great to be back and amongst the employed!
hat and itachi

Looking for Nabarro's Boys Har, Wally and Yakumo

I am looking for...

Item: Nabarro's Boy Har, Wally and Yakumo Heads

Company/Brand: Nabarro's Boy

Skin tone and Resin type: Any

I will only buy an item without modifications.

I will only buy undamaged items.

The following yellowing types of yellowing would be acceptable: some yellowing (even)

The sale must include original headplate, Certificate of authenticity or official paperwork.

Payment and Seller Requirements

Please contact me with your price/and or trade

I might be willing to pay more for an item that was in good condition or came with "extras."

Damage or modifications would lower the price that I am willing to pay.

A faceup would not influence the price that I am willing to pay.

I live in USA. I will consider buying internationally.

I will not need layaway.

I also have items that I can trade.

Trade Items:

I would be willing to trade my services (No longer accepting
commissions) ie: face ups, body blushing maybe tattooing and or scars. I
also have heads I can trade with the face up of your choice or blank if
you prefer. The heads I have are: Iplehouse Lee in white skin,
Iplehouse Bichun in Real Skin, Denzel in Real Skin. I also have a
Dollshe IM Hound in Oriental Skin I m ay be willing to trade with the
face up of your choice or blank. You can see my works on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos

If you are interested please contact me and we can discuss price/trades.

DoA Thread

Email me or message me here if you are interested or know somebody that is ^_^