Dada is an Ultraman kaiju. He’s weird and neat looking, and the M1 sculpt is awesome fun.
Archive for the ‘Vinyl Custom’ Tag
The Blobpi is the smallest version of the main Blob design, and is adorably fun.
Sunguts is a JP vinyl maker known for his awesome line of cutesy kaiju minis, but he has done some larger work as well. Queen Yulisis exists as a cute mini, but was also translated into an awesome, gigantic standard sized sculpt. I painted this Queen in colors reminiscent of the old Bullmark Guiro Seijin, which features my favorite vintage paint job.
Ceekoar Argus is available at the TAG Shop now, along with some other fierce custom Arguses (Argusi?)
UPDATE: Looks like my Argus has sold! Thanks for all your continued support.
TAG posted this preview of the Alien Argus show postcard on their Twitter! I am sooo excited to see this show open, and wish I could be there myself. See if you can spot my figure on the card (twice!).
Update: Remember the show opens tomorrow night!
Mobile Police Patlabor might be my favorite mecha anime. I am all about down and dirty war shows like VOTOMS or Gundam 08th MS Team, but the combination of more civilized real robot action and the fantastic characters make Patlabor a fantastic series. In Patlabor, mecha (labors) have become an everyday thing for everything from construction to war. As with all new technologies, labors are abused, so special police divisions are created to combat labor crime with their own Patrol Labors (‘Pat’ ‘labor’).
I have been having a blast getting to know the Monster Kolor paint system since this summer, experimenting with all sorts of crazy finishes and pearl effects, but I have been itching to get back to matte finishes and more ‘model’ sprays. I went for a vintage feel on this guy with flat colors and silver, but couldn’t help but use a metallic color on the spines. With a matte finish, the pearls give off this neat iridescence that I was really happy with on the Argus, without being overwhelming.
NOW with better photos.
While I was painting the Pocket Captain Maxx, I also painted this pink blank mini Captain Maxx for a secret project
Toy Art Gallery is going to be hosting a custom group show for the US debut of Max toy Co’s newest figure Alien Argus opening on February 26th. Mark sent me this awesome minty green blank to paint for the show that was so cool I almost didn’t want to paint it!
Super 7 is holding a show on January 29th and I was asked to participate. The rules were Super 7 or Gargamel toys, so I submitted the “Slick” mini Hedorah and another mini I’ll post tomorrow, along with these two that I whipped up, loosely inspired by Little Shop of Horrors. In this version, Audrey’s boyfriend the dentist turns into a robot and teams up with Audrey II the monster to kill Seymour and then they elope.
Update: The figures from the show are available now on the Super7 site! Looks like everyone has now sold! Thanks for your support.
Trying out some directional spray and different colors for a funky M1 Garamon.