Why live in the box? Populate your world with any alien, superhero, historical, action, horror, or science-fiction figure you can "Just imagine." Minifigure Customization 2: Why Live in the Box? takes an advanced look at the hobby, introducing more complex techniques to alter the lovable LEGO minifigure, and building on the techniques introduced in the first book. It features tutorials on virtual customization, designing decals and advanced decal application, custom part modification and creation, including 3-D printing, advanced painting techniques, lighting figures with LEDs or EL wire, tips on minifigure displays, and digital photography tips to capture your custom figures in the best light. Essential tools used to create custom figures are identified and updated, and a Gallery of custom minifigures from top customizers is included, where they share their favorite tips and tricks.