Thursday, November 18, 2010

Silent Stage x Angry Woebots D-Con exclusives

We just got word from Silent Stage Gallery booth #126 that they will be releasing a whole slew of things this year during Designer-Con... and wow this stuff is impressive! First up is the next colorway of Angry Woebots Panda King figure that he is calling the "California King" colorway. this impressive beast is limited to only 25 pieces and each one is hand-painted by Woes! They come with a crown, and a rad California Flag Accessory & Base and will retail for $250! Super impressive!

Next up is a cool severd Panda King head that is so aptly titled "Choppers". These are going to be limited to 50 pieces and 1/10 is a bloody chase version. Each one is also hand-paintd by Woes and they are going to retail for $50 each! these turned out fantastic, and are sure to be a show hit!

Also on deck at the Silent Stage booth is a couple prints, the first being "Vivisect" that measures 24" x 36", is an edition of 30 signed and numbered giclee prints retailing for $125, and "Jubilee" giclee print that measures 11" x 14", comes in an edition of 35 pieces and is set to retail for $40. There will also be some rad shirts on hand retailing between $15 and $20 so as you can see booth #126 is going to be poppin, so be sure to swing on by and pick up these awesome exclusives!

Sketchbot #2 custom teaser grid 5 sneak peek!

The HUGE upcoming Sketchbot #2 show is quickly approaching, and in fact we are 1 day away for the show launch! To get you excited for the show, which is hosted by Munky King, Steve Talkowski curator of the show, and creator of the Sketchbot figure, has put together a new set of teaser images featuring: Atomos, babyVtec, Steve Talkowski, Jenny Wolf, Mister Toast, Kingquan, Phetus, Gumpy Revolution, and Scott Tolleson!. Stay tuned as there are over 75 artists in this show... meaning there will be a ton more teasers to follow :-)

Skinner's "The Outsider" gets some paint for Dcon

Check out this sweet sneak peek at Skinner's upcoming resin release with Dragatomi during Designer-Con. These bad boys were originally teased in silhouette form, and now thanks to DeadBear Studios there will be 10 custom painted "The Outsider" figures available for purchase from Skinner and Dragatomi at booth #202 for $100! Also to note that at 1pm Skinner will be on hand to sign and sketch for you, so be sure to swing by and meet the man himself!

"FIGHT!" Tracy Tubera's custom "10-Doh!" for Dcon

Squid Kids Ink is playing host to one of the coolest custom shows around, "So Analog" features their new resin platform toy named '10-DOH!' and these customs will be on display at Designer-Con 2010! Artist and designer Tracy Tubera was asked to be part of the select few and he decided to go back to his roots for his customs as he mashed up 2 of his favorite games, Mario and Street Fighter to create the custom you see above he is calling "Fight!". This custom, along with a special limited edition print (on the left), will be up for grabs via the Squid Kids Ink booth #426 during Dcon, oh and keep your eyes peeled for this crazy guy as he will be handing out hi-fives all day long at the con!

Toy2R x Apex announce D-con exclusives "Round 4"

[PRESS] The long awaited follow up to Emilio Garcia's Mini Jumping Brain figure line, Toy2R is proud to announce that the Brain Pattern Qee will be available during Saturday's Designer Con in Pasadena at the Toy2R / Apex booth #302. Limited to only 500 pcs around the globe - lucky fans will be able to walk away with a real treat on Saturday. For those not making the trip - Toy2R USA has the Qee available right now for delivery - check out the 8" Brain Pattern Qee Bear online and get him delivered to your door.

Custom Hazel for F.E.E.S.A. by "UNCLE(Sam)"

Artist Sam W. aka UNCLE(Sam) has recently just completed an amazing custom 9" Two Face Hazel that he is calling the "Zombie Voodoo Princess" for Cardboard Spaceships very altruistic art auction that 100% of the sales go to benefit the F.E.E.S.A. charity organization. Sam is super talented and after seeing his first custom Hazel (now on display at Gunnzo) I am not surprised at how great this came out. He completed it using epoxy putty, acrylic paint and a Dunny, and you can see the extensive use of textures and washed out colors throughout the entire piece! The auction is happening on December 1st, and for more info visit the official site HERE!

Peekaboo's D-Con exclusive resin "The Birds" release

Peekaboo Monster just announced that he will be releasing his rad "The Birds" figures in a very limited amount during Designer-Con 2010 this Saturday via booth #124. These are going to be a Ronin Gallery exclusive colorway, and unlike the last few releases these resin creations are rotocasted and are as light as a feather! They will also come with different accessories, that will most definitely look awesome!

Vannen X Huck Gee - "XL" series revealed

We have been posting up teaser pictures, and packaging shots of this new series of designer watches from Vannen titled "XL", and now today is the big day as we get the first full reveal of this rad new watch series which features its first design by artist Huck Gee... oh and what a surprise, it's a Designer-Con exclusive release :-) These will be available via the 3DRetro booth in limited quantity, and also available online at VannenWatches.com and select retailers while supplies last. The Vannen XL series is currently limited to 150 pieces with slip-cover packaging signed and numbered by the artist. And at $85 each, Vannen continues to give you style without sacrificing affordability! I am loving the black/white/red color combo for this particular version, and how can you go wrong with a skull... WIN!

Gibson Guitar "Art Assault" Charity Art Show and Auction • Miami Art Basel December, 2010

Some huge news just dropped from Gibson and Kramer Guitars as they have teamed up with Outta My Mind Creations and MaiHiro, to launch ‘Art Assault’ on Art Basel in Miami on December 3rd, 2010! This is a large scale charity exhibition that will feature artist customized guitars and designer toys! Those guitars will be customized by some greats in the industry including: Michael Lau, Nakanari, Pete Fowler, Christian Jacobs (Yo Gabba Gabba), 123klan, Matt Waldman (Nooka), Camilla d’Errico, Ashley Wood, Long Vo, Lebo and Oscar-winning actor/artist Jeff Bridges. All of these will eventually be auctioned online with proceeds benefiting the Gibson Foundation!

Event times:
Thursday, December 2nd- Press Event/VIP Preview: 2-4 PM
Friday, December 3rd- 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday, December 4th- 10 AM - 6 PM; Reception Party 7 PM - Midnight
Sunday, December 5th- 10 AM - 2 PM

Art Assault also has teamed up with Kidrobot to create the ‘Dunny Superband’... what the heck is that... well, it's five custom 20” Dunny's created by kaNO, Dave ‘Outtamymind’ Quiles, Tracy Tubera, Jure Gavran, and Rotobox to form one SUPERBAND! On top of that madness, there will also be custom and art pieces from Kuso Vinyl, myplasticheart, SHON, Jure Gavran, Fury Animals, 123klan, MaiHiro and Dragatomi... with all these works being auctioned off as well!

D-con exclusive "Blue" Jouwe from MyTummyToys

Here is yet another smokin hot Designer-Con exclusive... this time coming to us from Marine of My Tummytoys as he has teamed up with Kuso Vinyl to release a really cool new colorway of their vinyl Jouwe figure, and by cool I mean a cool blue version! This 10" tall figure will release this Saturday at D-Con via the Kuso Vinyl booth #503, it will be limited to 200 pieces and is set to retail for only $55 a pop!

3DRetro x Jeff Soto exclusive Designer-Con "Seeker"

3DRetro just dropped another BOMB today as they have announced the release of their exclusive colorway of Jeff Soto's awesome "Seeker" figure. This color variant of this 12" tall vinyl figure is black and gradates to purple and comes with a set of noodle like horns. These all come signed by Jeff and are set to retail for only $100 a pop! I really dig this colorway, and the figure is super slick!