I claim to be an expert on origami because I can make paper stars and cranes. Yes, that’s two different types! Then along comes Adam Tran who just has to put me in my place with his amazing paper folds of dinosaurs, preying mantises, winged gladiators and so much more.
When I think of porcelain, I recall sipping cups of hot tea from granny’s delicate tea set as a child trying to act all grown up. I was that serious, seriously. Try telling that to Ukrainian artists Anya Stasenko and Slava Leontyev who just wanna have fun with this fragile material.
Have you always wanted to see a steampunk re-imagining of Star Wars? A feudal Japan Star Wars? Western Star Wars? Whatever obscure Star Wars crossover you secretly write fan fiction about, a guy called Silloff has the accompanying action figures.
Mike Leavitt creates interactive sculptures of contemporary artists using polymer clay and mixed media, with hidden features built into some of the figures. We love his model of Lost At E Minor contributor Ron English, and his characterization of the ever mysterious Banksy.
Sure, President Obama is just as human as the rest of us, and there is a certain excessiveness to the extent to which he’s been idealized, but I’d rather have a President the world views as a secret agent ninja than one the world views as a bumbling, ignorant fool. Can you imagine an action […]
The Big Lebowski is probably one of the most beloved films of our generation, so the soon to be released Dude action figure should be an insanely hot item. Also available will be Walter, and both can be purchased as a set. Unfortunately, the Dude is not carrying a White Russian. Personally, I’m waiting for […]
internationally acclaimed artist Nathan Jurevicius (the creator of Scarygirl) will be exhibiting a series of original works and limited edition figures at Toronto’s Magic Pony gallery from May 15 to June 30.
Merchandizing was as important to the Star Wars franchise as the films themselves. Almost anyone can probably remember some random product those iconic movies generated. For every Luke Skywalker action figure and plastic light saber that hit the shelves over the past 30 years, dozens of product ideas were rejected.