Saturday, September 19, 2009

Plasma Dunnys SOLD OUT at Kidrobot

The three Plasma Dunnys I did for KR sold out. Big thanks to everybody who blogged or tweeted about these customs, and huge thanks to the people that bought 'em. You guys are the best!

In addition to being featured on Kidrobot's store and on their Kronikle web magazine, Jeremy Brautman, a fantastic toy-blogger and all-around awesome dude, was kind enough to write up a post about these over at Thanks, Jeremy.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Plasma Dunnys For Sale at Kidrobot

There are now three, golden Plasma Dunnys availaible at Kidrobot. They are also on display (and for sale) at Kidrobot's NY store.


Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Monday, June 15, 2009

Friday, June 12, 2009

Custom Gargamel Minis!

Alright, it's been a while since I posted here so it's time to catch up. Lately, I've been really into the eastern side of the vinyl world and I've been pretty focused on monsters. There's a lot of history there and some truly amazing craftsmanship. There are so many great Japanese companies out there dedicated to producing super high-quality toys that it's hard to know where to start. Fortunately, I discovered the SOLID figures and I've been learning a lot by painting them. On to the toys.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Righteous Customs Available at Super7

Well, the "It Came From Skullbrain" show in San Francisco was amazing. It was great to check out all the fantastic customs and to get the chance to meet a bunch of great people. I think, by now, I've thanked everybody that needs thanking on the various toy message boards but, in case I missed you, thanks.

I'd also like to point out that right now there are a bunch of awesome customs from the show available on Super7's website. Go check 'em out, and if you like something...BUY IT. My Sea Bop is for sale here and more photos are up on my flickr.

Monday, April 13, 2009

It Came From Skullbrain

Here's the flyer for the upcoming show at Super7. After seeing some preview pics from a lot of these artists, I can safely say that this is not a show to miss. I'll be heading up to San Francisco for the weekend to attend and I'm really looking forward to it. Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Deep Sea Bop Dragon

Here's my submission for the "It Came From Skullbrain" show coming up in San Francisco. I decided to go with a Bop Dragon from Rumble Monsters as the base and attempted to bring out the fish-like qualities of the sculpt to turn it into a sea monster. More pictures are up on my flickr photostream.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Plasma Dunnys

I've been really busy this month finishing these guys up for ToyCyte's CustoMonday feature and I think they came out pretty cool. This is what happens when you put a plasma globe into a dunny. Each one has a wooden base that houses the circuit board and connects to an AC adapter that plugs into a wall socket. I made four of these guys; one goes to the CustoMonday Contest winner and the other three will be for sale. Here's another pic:

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Recent Customs...December/January Roundup

I've been busy making stuff and I've neglected the ol' blog. Here's a little roundup of the stuff I've been working on.

Custom Mini-Skullbrain
from Secret Base. This one is a mix of spraypaint, airbrush work, and hand-painting.
Once completed, this little guy got doused in acrylic clear and looks great in sunlight.

City of Cosmic Travelers is a custom Mini-Munny with a cratered head and a tiny bubble city on top. For his body, I gave him an aged metal finish, covered it with Kandy blue, and then gave it a nice, even clear. This one went to a great KR boardie who has been very supportive of my work since I started posting there.

8" GID AsteroiDunny: RED MARS Version: This one went out to an awesome customer in Canada. As much as I love the little ones, the larger Dunny allows more of the detail in the sculpt to show through. I had a great time with this one.

Hedorah from Bandai: I found this cheap Hedorah at Toys R Us a while back. I've been wanting to get more into painting monsters and this was a great place to start. I went with a mix of Montana spraypaint, airbrush (for the trans aqua), and handpainting for the highlights and eyes.