Mermaid Princess Orla (Fantasy) Custom Action Figure
Custom #:61862
Name:Mermaid Princess Orla
Contest:Cheapskate Challenge
Custom Type:Action Figure
Toy Series:Fantasy
Date Added:May 25, 2014
Base Figure:cheap mermaid figure
Height:6.00 inches
Completion Time:2.00 hours
Articulation:4 points
Presenting Her Royal Highness, the Mermaid Princess Orla (her name means golden princess)of the Cyprinidae Family (she is a goldfish mermaid)
I found these cheap, badly painted but with a decent-ish sculpt, "My Pretty Mermaid Princess" figures that came in a variety of garish neon colours and also came with an ugly dolphin or other sea animal pet (which got added to the fodder box).
I brought one thinking that maybe with a simple paint job, I could possibly turn her into something half decent, or at the very least end up using her for parts, and now I wish I had brought a couple more as mermaid figures are pretty hard to come across. She is made of a pretty sturdy plastic, and whilst I wish she had some articulation at the waist, she isn't too bad as cheap figures go.
It is amazing what a simple repaint can do to a figure. I painted her with a mix of acrylics and glued on some craft gems and now she is a proper Mermaid Princess.
I hope you guys like :)

User Comments
Bacchus -
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Sweet paint apps!
MaxxieJamesCreates -
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Voting ends for the Cheapskate Challenge Custom Contest (customizer revealed). - Sunday, June 8, 2014
Nits -
Monday, June 2, 2014
love the paints on the fin!
MaxxieJamesCreates -
Sunday, June 8, 2014
thank you
NeCrollector -
Monday, June 2, 2014
Wonderful paint job! You've totally revived and improved the figure!
MaxxieJamesCreates -
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Thank you very much I wish I got more figures now.
VicVeinz -
Monday, June 2, 2014
Beautiful job!! Probably the most underrated custom in this contesr
MaxxieJamesCreates -
Sunday, June 8, 2014
thank you. I am just thankful for all that voted for me
scorpio13 -
Sunday, June 1, 2014
great paint job!!! I especially like the shimmering effect on the scales!!!
MaxxieJamesCreates -
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Voting begins for the Cheapskate Challenge Custom Contest (pictures revealed). - Sunday, June 1, 2014
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