Huck Gee's Mama's Boy Qee design will be one of the lucky customs to be produced in a run of 500 pieces (400 pieces for retailers and 100 pieces of an exclusive Club Toy2R colorway). Look for the design to be released in the October or November time frame and will retail for $80.
Toy2R has announced the 2.5" Qee Magic of Color Series 1 : Hump-Qee Dump-Qee Egg assortment. They are designed by Gary Baseman and available in 6 different colors (Gold, Silver, Black, Red, Light Purple and Light Blue) with a limited quantity of orange and white eggs. The series is blind boxed.
The Bomb Project is a custom toy exhibition taking place in Denton, TX. The show will feature both local talent and artists from all over the globe. Artists will be customizing BUDS and NADES (by Jamungo).
If you would like to participate in the show, you need to send info to the folks in charge of The Bomb Project. The exact date and location are pending.
In the Triangle area of North Carolina? Well…you’ll want to swing by Carrboro’s Carr Mill Mall and Wootini on September 8th (from 7pm to 12am) That’s when the opening reception of Ron Liberti & Doug Barker’s gallery show will take place.
You’ll be able to pick up screen prints and more from Doug and Ron. Music will be provided by Don Melchoir and the Gondoliers as well as Family. Snacks and swill provided by Wootini.
myplasticheart, the popular online urban vinyl and designer toy store announces the acquisition of veteran online designer toy shop Sweatyfrog.com. myplasticheart will leverage the existing capabilities and extensive knowledgebase of Sweatyfrog to form one of the most comprehensive online shops dedicated to the designer toy community.
“Both companies were moving towards the same goal of expanding the designer toy influence and it made sense to combine forces in order to reach our common goals,” said Vincent Yu, owner of myplasticheart. “This will provide another strong base for our community to grow upon.”
“Passion for the artist and the passion from artists has been the signature for Sweatyfrog’s existence. We’ve always loved what Vince has done and we can’t think of any better means to an end.” – Mike Yi, owner of Sweatyfrog.
Sweatyfrog.com will gradually be integrated within myplasticheart.com and will eventually live within the myplasticheart community.
New artwork from Kelly Towles will be on display at Schmancy Toys on September 1st. Rather than having an opening party...they will be having a closing party! But you can still go check out all of the artwork.
AdFunture will be releasing 30 customized pieces of their proto-type version of G-Robot. The figure has been designed by the Taiwanese design crew - Djebala. It will make its debut on September 2nd during opening night of the 768squad Exhibition at da>space Gallery Shop.
August 23, 2006 - September 10, 2006
At Gallery LELE
Red Magic have collaborated with more than 30 artists around the world. They are known as one of the biggest artist toy project teams, creating figures with unique colors and designs. From each figure, you
can feel the soul of the artists. In this exhibition we will be introducing figures created by variety of artists. Also, Red Magic's special toy figure "Love Original Project" will be available during
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2006
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Everybody is welcome!
Where: Gallery Lele/ Junie Moon
More info here!
The ever interesting Heatherette has
designed a new series of Heatherette-Bots. Kidrobot will be releasing these figures on August 24th.
The series features:
The Radiant Sun: Richie Rich
The Powerful Moon: Travor Rains
The Shining Star: Amanda Lepore
The Lucky Star: Macky Dugan
The Rising Star: Aimee Phillips