Once we move out to LA, I think we'll definitely have to take a long-weekend trip out to the Stranger Factory gallery and see how they can cram so much awesome into one space. Tonight, February 1st @ 6pm, the Stranger Factory... [ read more ]
Each year the guys over at Blamo Toys put on a custom show, in their 4th year a variety of artists will be customizing their super huggable figure Hug. Opening this Saturday December 15th @ 7pm over at Toy Art Gallery this show will have... [ read more ]
Tainer Boy is the concept of two graffiti artists Bazak and Bisual, who formed the company TWA (Toyz Wit Attitudes) and gave life to a port container figure. There have been a few customs added to the library already, but now you can pre-order... [ read more ]
Earlier this morning Trust Pigs dropped in his and Mark Nagata's custom Ice Scream Man for the upcoming Día del Helado Muerto show opening November 10th at 6pm. This show features customs using the Ice Scream Man platform which... [ read more ]
The King of Rust & Decay, DrilOne will debut his new solo show 'To A Life Consumed By Slow Decay' at Kidrobot Miami next week, Thursday September 20th. The show will featuring new work from DrilOne, from custom toys to canvases and be on display through November 14th. The opening reception will be on the 20th from 6-8pm, and DrilOne will be on hand for the opening. For direction to the store visit kidrobot.com and hopefully we can get some good shots of all the work from a Kidrobot Store show unlike past events.... [ read more ]
Another great show opening tonight, this time in New York City. Lou Pimental curated a star-studded lineup for the 'Signs of the Apocalypse' show over at Myplasticheart. Full list of participating artists is below, and if you can't make it out tonight don't worry as the show runs until September 2nd. Though if you're looking to pick up a piece I highly suggest hitting up MPH tonight when the doors open at 6pm.... [ read more ]
Dragatomi has cooked up something special for SDCC this year but curating a custom Android Blindbox series which go on sale at booth #4935 starting on preview night. This custom Android by Ryan the Wheelbarrow is in his familiar O8stacles style by screenprinting acrylic on vinyl stickers and applying them to the vinyl. The series will cost $80 each and only 62 were made for the series from the slew of great artists listed below.... [ read more ]
Looks like DrilOne’s Military Bird Skelves are dropping tomorrow, June 22nd at 1pm PST at circusposterus.com for $300 each. The collaborative project with Kathie Olivas is a Stranger Factory exclusive and a limited edition of only 18. Message board members, visit the associated thread on the Sideshow for your chance to win a guaranteed spot to purchase the figure. The winner will be announced this evening! Finally one random order will receive the Orange Bird Companion pictured to the right.... [ read more ]
For those people unfamiliar with what I'm talking about, back in November I made a newspost calling for artists to participate in an upcoming book we wanted to produce titled 'Deconstructing Designer Toys'. In this book, toy customizers would submit some of their work, and then as part of the submission they would describe the process for one of their pieces ... triumphs, difficulties, etc. Hopefully, making this a bit more than a typical toys/portfolio book with pretty pictures. We put the book together in about 6-7 weeks from start to finish, in order to hit a July 2012/SDCC release date. Well, it looks like our release date is around early 2013 so we're trying to explore our options.... [ read more ]
From the studios, basements, garages and caves comes the One-Offs show at Super7! Thirty plus artists break down, build up, spray, splatter, polish and destroy vinyl toys to create something one ... [ read more ]
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