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June 4, 2012

Smokey custom Munny by Ian Ziobrowski

 "Smokey's Pleasant Day" is one of Ian Ziobrowski's most recent customs completed for a group show. This one was for the Most Wanted: Behind the Hype show at 1AM Gallery in San Francisco.

Adding to the fine collection of NUGGLIFE I introduce "Smokey" the biggest hippy in town. This guy is always wondering around searching for the finest crop in town. Unfortunately his paranoia dominates his cool ninety percent of the time, thinking the whole world is watching him. SO pretty much..... he's useless.

Sick details on this piece, as always. Ian manages to tell an entire story in one custom toy. Amazing. I wonder if Smokey is friends with Nuggs? Seems like Nuggs' business-oriented mind, and busy daily schedule, might harsh Smokey's mellow...

Wild Forever print by Gary Taxali, tribute to Maurice Sendak

A few weeks ago, Gary Taxali was asked by The New York Times to create a tribute to honour the memory of children's author and illustrator, Maurice Sendak.  Gary says he received numerous requests to make this art "Wild Forever" available as a print.  To buy the print, click through to Gary's shop. Below are the rest of Gary's links, so you can follow him:

Art Pass Wallets Series 4 Available Now...

Art Pass Series 4 "pop out and go" wallets are now available! Series 4 features 11 different artists designs including the below Triclops and The Sucklord. I love how these can be wallets but are also pieces of art. I am especially loving the Triclops Studios design and would even put it on my wall. If you are interested in picking any of these up please click HERE. They retail for £2.99 each which is a great price!