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Dedication to the industry Created by doll artists, and filled with content provided by the doll community, Lifelike Dolls Magazine is committed to providing doll enthusiasts with a resource to celebrate the genre of realistic looking dolls. Lifelike Dolls provides education in doll art through the bi-monthly print and digital magazine; by offering classes and workshops in our store and at doll shows and exhibitions; through articles and information on the LLD website and the LLD Blog; and through partnerships with other doll organizations and events. We participate annually as exhibitors and instructors at IDEX and Tiny Treasures, and we have sat on various judging panels for reborning and sculpting contests. Lifelike Dolls has no borders! We invite submissions from around the world and our customers are spread over more than 35 countries. While the majority of our sales come from the USA, Canada and Australia, we are gaining popularity in the UK and throughout the rest of the world. FAST FACTS • • • •
LLD started in January 2008 LLD is owned and created by two Canadian reborn doll artists Our largest customer base is in the USA LLD was the first reborning & sculpting magazine in North America
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LLD sells both print and digital editions. LLD has a readership of over six hundred Back issues, individual copies, PDF downloads and digital subscriptions are sold daily from the LLD website
LLD is available at doll retailers in Canada, the USA, Australia and the Netherlands LLD is a niche magazine that is sold primarily to adult women who either collect or create artist dolls
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Lifelike Dolls explores the world of Ball Jointed Dolls in the first issue of 2010. This issue serves as an introduction to the ongoing BJD sculpting tutorial that begins in the March/April 2010 issue. Submission Deadline: October 16th, 2009
Exploring Ball-Jointed Dolls Learn to give your BJD a face-up
March/April 2010 Featuring the Extroardinary Talent of Jennifer Skidgel
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Part one of the BJD tutorial appears in this issue, and our theme is HAIR! From mohair to human hair to painted hair, we get right down to the root of it all. Submission Deadline: December 3rd, 2009
Silicone dolls are the topic in the third issue of the year. We examine the different types of silicone dolls, painting techniques and caring for your silicone dolls. Submission Deadline: February 12th, 2010
Beauty is truly in the â€œeyeâ€? of the beholder. This summer we learn about the different types of eyes available for reborns and sculpting, as well as some techniques for using them. Submission Deadline: April 12th, 2010
Many aspects of sculpting are investigated in the Fall issue of Lifelike Dolls. A variety of mediums and tools are discussed and described. Submission Deadline: June 14th, 2010
Painting is the topic of our last issue of the year. We discover a variety of paint types and painting techniques for both reborning and sculpting. Submission Deadline: August 10th, 2010
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Due to the challenges that many businesses are experiencing with our current economy, we have reduced our prices for advertising purchases of three and six issues, and we have kept the 2009 pricing on all other advertising. All prices are in Canadian dollars.
INCENTIVES FOR FULL YEAR ADVERTISERS* • A Leaderboard on the LLD website for a year • One free listing on the LLD shopping directory for a year • Clickable links in all digital issues and PDF downloads *Incentives apply to one year purchases of ads that are 1/2 page or larger. Ads must be paid in full in order to qualify.
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A resource of the advertising information for Lifelike Dolls Magazine in 2010. This guide includes information about the upcoming themes in...