2024 Toddler Contest Category

Artists in this category must have extensive and advanced knowledge of the reborning process, quality and execution of workmanship must be evident.

 Judging Criteria:

  • This category is for dolls between 23 inches to 48 inches
  • Realistic mottling that is well blended and has depth from layering
  • Realistic nail beds and tips in a natural color for skin tone of toddler
  • Realistic blue undertones in appropriate areas
  • Inside of nose must be shaded or drilled out and backed
  • Realistic  scratches resembling that of a real baby (if present)
  • Realistic veining that shows depth and has a below the surface appearance
  • Must show extremely realistic skin tones depicting many layers of realistic tones and undertones using realistic coloring for ethnicity of toddler.
  • Eyelashes can be rooted or applied
  • Eyelashes if rooted must be realistic in shape and appearance with one hair per rooted follicle and no excess of glue
  • Eyebrows must be painted or rooted in a natural growth pattern and be layered or rooted in realistic fashion
  • Hair must be rooted 
  • Hair must be completely finished
  • No partially rooted, or partially painted heads
  • No hats, no bald toddlers
  • Hair must have natural growth patterns only one or two hairs present in each rooted follicle.
  • Hairstyle of baby must be age appropriate
  • Natural baby hair texture for age of toddler
  • Overall aesthetic appeal and presentation
  • Advanced concept and design.

 Have you followed and completed all the contest rules?

 PLEASE NOTE: If there are insufficient entries in this category, R.O.S.E. reserves the right to eliminate the category from this year’s competition and move entries from this category into a different, appropriate category. 

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