I’ve got photos of my own customs. If I send you some images, will you critique them for me?
I’m always happy to offer suggestions and help. I recommend messaging me via the Inanimate Objects Facebook or Instagram pages. Please keep in mind that I live a very busy life, and it may take some time before I can reply. (read more...)
What is Dull Cote?
Dull Cote will become your best friend when you’ve finished a project. It’s a matte sealer produced by Testors. (The company that makes enamel paints for models.) A few sprays of Dull Cote and your figure will have a smooth, even finish. Dull Cote is great for bringing paints of (read more...)
Where can I purchase MagicSculpt?
I’ve only bought the stuff online. I’ve never seen it in a store of any kind. I found the best prices tend to be taxidermy suppliers. Most recently I’ve ordered from McKenzie Taxidermy Supply. (read more...)
How do I find your stuff on eBay?
Just search for seller “Casimir,” but I haven’t sold anything there in years. eBay’s policies are not seller-friendly. (read more...)
I’ve designed my own characters and I hope to sell them as a comic book/video game/ cartoon. Will you make some figures based on my designs?
Outside of professional requests, I simply don’t have the time to take on commissioned projects. (read more...)
Where can I purchase Dull Cote?
Most hobby stores that carry Testors products will have it. You can also learn more about Dull Cote via the Testors site. (read more...)
What sculpting medium do you use?
Depending on the requirements, I use plumber’s epoxy, MagicSculpt, Pro Create, and Super Sculpey. Plumber’s epoxy is fairly rough stuff. It’s not easy to sculpt small details with it. Plus, it’s fairly sticky and cures in about five minutes. I use it to fill in large holes. My primary sculpting (read more...)
Why did you begin customizing Batman figures?
I’m a big Batman and DC fan, and I wanted to add to the roster of characters on my shelf. Back in the day, Kenner and Hasbro rarely made characters beyond rainbow-colored Batmen or the occasional off-model villain. And female characters were almost unheard of. So I took it upon (read more...)
Where do you get your ideas?
The shows, the comics… leftover parts. If the Joker shows up in a scene wearing a swimsuit, and I think it’s funny or it’ll look good on the shelf, chances are I’ll make it. Then I think about associations. I can’t remember Harley in a swimsuit in an episode, but (read more...)
Where can I find stands for my figures?
The black foot-peg stands seen throughout this site were purchased directly from a dealer at a comic book/sci-fi convention many years ago. They can still be found online. DC Direct and NECA have been know to sell their own branded versions. I also use Kaiser brand doll stands. Or sometimes (read more...)