My name is Isabela, I was born in the mid-eighties in Warsaw, Poland. I am self-taught artist, who loves to give items new life, learn and try new techniques.

For past 10 yrs [from 2006] I specialized in painting and converting board game miniatures and wargame terrains…
In the meantime, I learned how to sew clothes and plush toys. Next step in my career was doll customizing – miniatures are static – they have one pose, and are exact the thing sculptor [or game designer] wanted them to be, what was a bit limiting to my creativity. So I wanted something more, new medium, that would allow me to create characters living in my imagination. Then my BFF’s daughter was into Monster High and showed me the dolls… and I thought “If I can paint these tiny miniatures, I could try with dolls… Bigger model – more ways to use it”.

And that’s how it all started. I thought if I can repaint so small parts as 28 mm boardgame figurines, I definitely could try with bigger ones, e.g. dolls. So I tried – and I fall in love with it! I am on this business for a year now, and still don’t have enough time to make all characters I’d want to!

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Rise of the Guardians – Jack Frost

T.G. Ayer “Dead Embers” Valkyrie

Final Fantasy IX boss – Kuja

Lestat de Lioncourt from “Interview with the Vampire” movie

BIOSHOCK Infinity Littel Sister – second doll I ever made!

Final Fantasy – Tifa lockeheart

Kiki and Jiji from Ghibli’s “Kiki’s Delivery Service” animated movie

Camren Bicondova inspired Selina Kyle

MARVEL inspired Emma Frost doll

These are still waiting for adoption – Studio Ghibli inspired Mei and Satsuki from “My Neighbor Totoro”

Harley Quinn before-after picture