Realborn Evelyn

Weight: 5 pounds, 1 ounce

Length: 20 inches

Head circumference: 13.5" 

Rooted hair & painted hair line

Fancy, textured skin coloring

Doe suede body

Rooted eyelashes

Painted fingernails and toenails

Full vinyl arms and full legs

Feels just like a real baby

Surprise Layette

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Hello and welcome to my listing! My name is Brooke Nicole. I am a bubbly, 34 year-old photographer, doll collector and doll artist. I have been creating ethnic reborn dolls since 2001, and I am lovin' every minute of it!

Today, I am delighted to present Tristan Wesley for your adoption consideration. He is based on the detailed Realborn Evelyn kit by Bountiful Baby.

 Guided by an artistic ability, both acquired and intuitive, I spent several weeks blissfully crafting Tristan into a one-of-a-kind portrayal of an ethnic, AA or A/A (African-American), multiracial, biracial, Latino or black baby boy. Supreme art materials were used in his creation. He is an heirloom-quality bundle of kissable art, who wishes to be adopted and proudly treasured by a loving mommy. 

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Few words can express the frenzy I experience when I lay eyes on a blank canvas. Tristan arrived to me as an unpainted, blank doll kit. Once I developed an artistic vision for him, I immediately whipped out my assortment of trusty paint brushes and diligently hand painted his Apricot Love-A-Lot skin tone. Representing the spectrum of tan ethnic skin tones, Apricot Love-A-Lot is light tan ethnic coloring that features apricot undertones, a french vanilla glow and scarlet newborn markings.

Tristan's skin tones flaunt exceptional coloring variations! His carefully arranged shadows feather directly into his prismatic midtones, displaying a flawless multi-dimensional effect. Subtle turquoise veins and crimson red capillaries are strategically painted beneath his sprinkle of skin mottling, giving the illusion of a circulatory system. His majestic chestnut shading, immaculate saffron highlights, and smooth matte skin finish will make him a stand-out addition to any doll collection.

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Tristan's photographs were taken in natural sunlight at different times of the day. Each photo accurately represents his coloring. The sunlight loves to dance around his painted shadows making her overall coloring appear lighter, darker, reddish, or even golden depending on the available light. His vinyl skin behaves just as real tan skin does. He is extremely photogenic just like a real baby! :)

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As a dedicated artist, I am constantly striving to offer collectors babies the fancy, colorful babies they deserve. Take a peek at these exciting ethnic painting techniques I have developed and perfected! Tutorials are available for purchase!


BN's Eboni Satin ©

Based on the fundamentals of decoupage, this original technique produced a well blended, dewy finish for Tristan's skin.

BN's Neapolitan Chiaroscuro V.2 ©

My personal version of this classic art technique allows light to bounce off key areas of Tristan's skin, for a maximum three-dimensional appearance.

BN's Indigo Sfumato V.3 ©

This leading edge t-zone coloring enhancement centers ambient light to create symmetry and accentuate Tristan's facial structure.

BN's Featherblend ©

This blending technique produces a streak-free, professional finish without airbrushing.

BN's Rouge La La ©

This coloring technique produces a lifelike sparkle for the tan and brown skin tones.

BN's Flesh Stacking ©

This ultimate depth technique produces unbelievable mosaic-like skin patterns.

BN's Cloudwork Skin Patina ©

Another depth technique that creates lifelike coloring variations around the eyes, knees and elbows.

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Tristan's hands and feet are utterly adorable! Not only are they petite and precious, they are also masterfully colored. I adore the ebony pigmentation on his little knuckles and toes. The palms of his hands and soles of his feet showcase realistic rosy tints and highly intricate veining. His tiny nail beds are impeccably manicured with dazzling magenta hues and glossy, protective lacquer.

My painting techniques require a great deal of time and patience. I always use photos of real ethnic babies (mostly family members) as guides when creating my works of art. Every inch of Tristan's coloring was achieved using durable, artist quality, heat-set paints.

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Tristan has open nostrils. I personally love how his 3D painted eyebrows compliment his rooted eyelashes.

Tristan's pinky-pie lips are one of his hallmark features! His little pout not only boasts sophisticated tonal distinctions, but also a cherry glow surrounded by a feathered chocolate contrast. His tiny ears show a splendid medley of painted veins, capillaries and dark brown pigmentation.  No detail was overlooked on this adorable newborn!

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Hundreds of black mohair strands are securely threaded through Tristan's vinyl scalp. The swirl at his crown spirals clockwise into raised raven waves. He has cute little cowlicks that mom can brush anyway she likes once Tristan arrives home. The painted hair line effortlessly blends into his little curlicues.



Tristan's hair is: ***** 100% ROOTED *****

My babies always have completely rooted heads. The top, back and sides are all rooted with thick, silky black mohair. Some are asking if Tristan's hair is painted on the sides but no, that is *real hair* simply brushed downward. :)

Tristan's new mom can comb the sides outward once he arrives home, but I prefer this high-top hairstyle for this particular batch of wavy black mohair.



Tristan's mohair needs to be cared for and styled just like a real ethnic baby's hair. His hair density is thick! His hair can be gently brushed and combed. It responds best to water, paraben-free leave-in conditioners, and alcohol-free sculpting gels.

Tristan's hair is dry in every photo. Sculpting gel allows the hair to retain a sleek, moist look in its dry state. A hair styling tutorial is included as part of his care package.

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Not only does Tristan look real, but he feels real too! He is the size of a real newborn measuring approximately 20 inches long and weighing in at 5 pounds, 1 ounce. His soft torso is made of peach doe suede. He is professionally weighted with steel pellets, plastic pellets and huggable clouds of the new 'Angel Soft' polyester filling. His limbs are filled with extra fine, granulated glass. The feel of the packed granulated glass mimics human bone and tissue.

Tristan is very squishy and cuddly, just like a real baby. He is also very poseable. His head turns easily from side to side, and needs support when he is held.

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The best part of collecting life-like dolls is shopping for real infant clothing at consignment shops, department stores and swanky boutiques! Tristan wears newborn sized clothing and size 0 baby shoes. His full vinyl arms and full vinyl legs make shopping a breeze!

Tristan will arrive home wearing the onesie in the photos. Tristan will also bring home two complete outfits, a blanket, an adorable plush bear, two disposable diapers, a magnetic pacifier, and a brush and comb set.

I will email Tristan's new mommy a colorful birth certificate complete with my logo, signature and care instructions.

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Tristan's shipping costs are free of charge. His adoption fee must be made via PayPal.

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Believe me when I say I live by precision and excellence when it comes to doll making. My babies are showered with fine details and pure artistic love. Tristan's description is 100% accurate, and you will not be disappointed if you adopt him. He is a handsome little prince for sure!

Tristan is not a toy and is intended for an adult doll collector. He was created in a smoke-free, pet friendly home. Only items stated in the listing will be sent home with him. 

Thank you so much for visiting!

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