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What is your name (and usernames)?
* Badjuju86 / Badjuju1986 / Badxjuju
Where are you from?
*Born: Baltimore, MD
*Raised: Los Angeles, CA
*Living: Macclenny, FL
Age?
*Born: Sept 23rd 1986
*Current age: 27
How long have you been in the art industry?
* Ive been making art since I could pick up a pencil or paintbrush
What got you started?
* My mother. She was always very creative with beadwork as I am with paint
What types of customs/art/crafts do you do?
* I do custom dread locks on my little pony models
* I restore G1’s (I dont customize them)
* I make keychains with ribbons
* Custom fleece blankets / Pillow covers
* Rare but sometimes I will make jewelery
* Sketching / Doodles
Are there any products you just can’t live without?
*RetroDolls hair
*Kanekalon hair
*Apoxie Sculpt
*My pillars and metal tools
*Ribbon
*Paint
*Acetone
What is your most favorite piece of work you have made?
http://badjuju86.deviantart.com/art/Steff-My-lil-dread-pony-281807853
What is your least favorite piece of work you have made?
http://badjuju86.deviantart.com/gallery/?offset=48#/d4ns9qc
What is the worst injury you’ve had from working on your art?
*Nothing major. Just a slice or two with my xacto knife
What is the funniest mistake you’ve made while working on your art?
*Glueing my fingers to the pony.
Who/What inspires you?
*My family and friends encouragement inspires me (who)
*Nature, movies, music, books (what)
What projects are you currently working on?
* I have about 4/5 trades that im working on but if you look on my facebook group from time to time I have a thread where i post my upcoming ponies and ideas
* Group Link:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/528281150537240/
Do you have any odd habits while working on customs/art/crafts?
* I always listen to music, watch movies and as a must I have too have a drink or snack near by
What types of art do you enjoy?
* Very brightly colored art
* Glitterish, pink or art that stands out with a pop of freshness
* Anything having to do with original G1’s
* Geekish art (starwars, world of warcraft, games and tv shows)
* Out of the norm (Just things you dont see everyday types)
* Anything of my persona’s Badjuju or Sooshi even Lunabelle ( My non-pony Wolf worgen )
Do you take commissions?
*Yes.
Where can people see your work and contact you? (facebook, da, website- give us them
all)
* deviantart: http://badjuju86.deviantart.com
* Furaffinity: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/badjuju1986
* My website: http://jujusboutique.weebly.com/
* My facebook pg: http://www.facebook.com/JujuzBoutiquezNCrafts
* My facebook group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/528281150537240/
* My little pony arena (Screen name) Badjuju86
Do you have any favorite tips or tricks?
* I hate waiting for paint to dry so I bought a cheap blowdrier that is with me at all times when doing any sort of painting.
What advice do you have for someone just starting to get into customizing/art?
* Never use goo-off spray. Use pure acetone for taking off and removing any paint from ponies
* Make sure your paint dries before moving on something else on your project to paint
* When using xactos never pull toward your face / eyes.
* Take youre time. Artwork is not a race.
* Enjoy what you do. If you arnt and it becomes more like a job. Take a break
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