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June 29, 2014

1XRUN offering "Archive Access" to opreviously unavailable prints for another 15 hours

Click here - dozens of prints available, many of which are down to the last one or 2 prints in the run. A TON of gems.

1XRUN writes:
Throughout the weekend we will be dropping select RUNs from previously sold out editions including numbered editions, artist proofs and printer proofs as part of our ongoing collector appreciation.

June 28, 2014

Hazarai Rack Race #2 begins Sunday 9PM; win a MOTU Trap Jaw Super Deformed plush!


The HAZARAI Rack Race online scavenger hunt is back by popular demand, and this week the prize is a Masters of the Universe Trap-Jaw 7-inch Super Deformed Plush (above).


How do you play? Glad you asked! At 9PM EST Sunday night, you'll see the links to the Rack Race #2 list posted on Hazarai's Twitter & Facebook... 

 

Once you have the list, do the following:

1.     Create a New Rack on HAZARAI called “Super Rack Race 2” and select the “Big Fun" category.

2.     Fill up your Rack by collecting at least one of each of the items from the list.

3.     The first person to post a link to their completed Rack as a comment on Hazarai's Official Challenge Facebook post wins. Here's Harazai's FB.

4.     They will also be giving out consolation prizes for the next 4 who finish after that, so don’t give up even if you’re not first.  NOTE:  anyone who finishes the challenge before they close the books on this contest is guaranteed to get a little something too.

 

What is Hazarai?

HAZARAI is a brand new social network exclusively for fans of all things geek culture - a place to share your favorite pics, videos, and gifs with the rest of our community. 


Still don't get it? Watch the video!



June 27, 2014

OG Impala MINI Sculptures by Arik Ehle


Arik Ehle, of Wild WestSide, is an artist who creates some great faux taxidermy mounts. Outside of his day job, working at Pixar, Arik is also an avid painter and sculptor who works on large original pieces, as well as smaller limited edition runs. Wild Westside is a brand that originated from a series of faux taxidermy pieces which feature a blend of the Wild West feel, with West Coast lifestyle. In the coming months, Arik will be releasing a few colorways of his OG Impala Mini sculpture. At 1/3 scale of the regular pieces, these Minis will be priced at $60 plus any shipping involved. Measuring in at 9"x5"x7", these OG Impala Minis are a great representation of the larger OG pieces.

The first colorway, Ivory, will be made available on June 27th via the Wild WestSide website. This piece will make a great base for other artists to paint and make unique. The GID version will be the second release, expected to happen at SDCC. While the Onyx version will be released in August. Each edition will be limited to 20 pieces and is made from wood, resin and acrylic. Who knows, if these OG Impala Minis are a success, there might be other minis created in the future.
OG Impala Mini and Original - Arik Ehle Facebook
Note, as of this post, the Ivory OG Impala Mini is available to pre-order on the Wild WestSide website, expected to ship after July 7, 2014.
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June 26, 2014

Throwback Thursday - Shadoe Delgado Original Sculpts

"For John" - 2011

Sculptor and designer toy artist Shadoe Delgado has been making original sculpture for several years, since his academic studies began. His Shadow creatures have come in many forms and sizes, often masked, unmasked, and toothsome.

Trees Fall and Shadows Rise - 2011

One thing I've noticed about the progression of Shadoe's original sculpted creatures, is his textures remain very organic, but colour palettes are incorporating vibrant colours and colour transitions. Lights and darks in high contrast to eachother are emphasized.

The Fabulist and The Auditor - 2014

Two new original sculptures, The Fabulist and The Auditor, are each available through Clutter Gallery's Tenebrous exhibition on now.
For more of Shadoe's work, check out his website or follow along Instagram @shadoedelgado , facebook, or email shadoedelgado@gmail.com for commissions info.


June 23, 2014

Green Love Bomb - Discordia Culture Shop Exclusive







Discordia Culture Shop recently released the Green Love Bomb exclusive. Designed by PHUNK and produced by Mighty Jaxx, this 12" piece is the first exclusive for Discordia Culture Shop. Retailing for $340 plus shipping, this exclusive green colorway is limited to just 23 pieces. For those interested, be sure to pick this piece up quick, pieces are selling fast.

Crux's Dr. Mallard Fancycrasher 4" Kidrobot Foomi


Toy artist Crux of Circustank Media Art shares with us Dr. Mallard Fancycrasher, custom 4" Kidrobot Foomi. He looks devastatingly dashing- that pinkie may be raised in readiness to flick your head off your shoulders by unleashing its bionic power.



Crux is accepting commissioned projects starting at $85 if you email inquiries to iarethecrux@gmail.com . If you'll excuse the good Doctor, he has a prior engagement to attend.






June 22, 2014

INCOMING: Jason Freeny 2.5-inch GID Visible Skelanimals ChungQee figure by Toy2R

We just ordered the remaining stock of these Jason Freeny Qee figures, so if you ever wanted one, now is the time to order. $12 each, and they will be arriving in our warehouse soon. Only 500 brought into the USA.

Foox interviewed in Creem about his New Money show

I had the distinct pleasure of attending the opening night party of Foox's New Money show at a hidden back bar in the ridiculously swank Beautique next to The Plaza and the Fifth Ave Apple store.

This was the first time in my life I was escorted into hidden lounge literally through the kitchen... One of those quintessentially New York "Baller Moments" you only see in movies.

When I tell you that Foox operates at the next level, this is why. 

Check his short but sweet interview in Creem Magazine here: 

VIDEO: Nerdirt covers Giant Robot's Super Awesome art show at Oakland Museum of CA

Our buddy Jasin heads over to the Oakland Museum of California to check out the fairly epic "Super Awesome" art show curated by Giant Robot (Eric Nakamura), featuring a ton of talented artists that Giant Robot has been working with over the years. Video below:



Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of groundbreaking alternative art and culture magazine Giant Robot, OMCA features the major exhibition, SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot featuring works by 15 contemporary artists who have been a part of the magazine's social and cultural evolution. Co-curated by Giant Robot visionary Eric Nakamura and OMCA's Associate Curator of Art & Material Culture Carin Adams, SuperAwesome presents new or recent works by California and international-based artists affiliated with the influential magazine that brought Asian, trans-Pacific popular culture to mainstream audiences in the United States.

Artworks in the exhibition represent a range of mediums, including mural art, sculpture, illustration, portraiture, large-scale installations, graphic novels, photography, and more. Featured artists include:

Ako Castuera
Sean Chao
David Choe
Luke Chueh
Hamburger Eyes
Andrew Hem
James Jean

Kozyndan
Masakatsu Sashie
Shizu Saldamando
Rob Sato
Amy Sol
Deth P Sun
Adrian Tomine


Over the past 20 years, the Giant Robot brand has expanded to include retail stores and galleries in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, a restaurant, museum and gallery exhibitions, and a popular website. It has also become an important outlet for a generation of emerging artists, several of whom have achieved mainstream success—such as Adrian Tomine, whose work has graced many New Yorker covers, and James Jean, whose is best known for his work for Prada, ESPN, and Atlantic Records.

SuperAwesome connects to OMCA's other spring exhibition Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records through programs and in-gallery experiences celebrating how a range of communities comes together to create shared popular culture.

Links: www.museumca.org
Instagram/Twitter: @oaklandmuseumca
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June 21, 2014

VIDEO: Getting to know Gabriel Rivas aka Nerviswr3k

Really excellent video of my friend Gabe aka Nerviswr3k- a little bit about who he is, what he's been through and what motivates him. Great, quiet insightful video. Go support Gabe by buying something from his shop here.



June 20, 2014

Moon Seedlings from Taylored Curiosities x Sergey Safonov

Collaboration pieces are always great, often bringing two artists' worlds together, creating some sweet pieces. Penny, from Taylored Curiosities, recently collaborated with Sergey Safonov to create some Moon Seedlings. Each Seedling was hand sculpted and cast in porcelain, while being finished off with a woolen stem and a colored scarf. The larger seedling measures at a bit over 2", while the smaller Seedlings is about 1" tall. A very simple design which features some great work by two artists. Priced at 50 GBP each (~$85) plus shipping, there are 10 sets available, 5 red scarf and 5 blue scarf Seedlings. Each set comes signed and numbered out of 5.

Terrific Taylored Terrariums from Taylored Curiosities


Penny, from Taylored Curiosities, recently completed a couple of terrific glass bowl terrariums, each featuring some fantastic curious creatures called Spriggledops and plants from the world of Okemodrdyn. Each Spriggledop terrarium features a 4.5" x 6" glass bowl, needle felting, paint, sculpting and casting. The Spriggledops are original hand sculpted creatures which can be repositioned in the terrarium, along with the plants, making each piece customizable. To start, the available color schemes include a brown with greens terrarium and a brighter orange with purple terrarium, each for sale now for 50 GBP( ~$85). To make things even better, custom color schemes can be requested via email, through the Taylored Curiosities website.





Shadoe Delgado's ShadowBoss and Minions(redux) and (fractured) Shadowlapin


Here are Shadoe Delgado's 2nd and 3rd week's commissions.The first 3 peices are "Shadowboss and minions (redux)." The figures are customized around a 7" Munny (Shadowboss) and two Micro Munny Shadowling repaints.  The Mask on the Boss is removable and attaches using magnets with a layer of thin leather protecting the the face of the figure from any scratches. 






The second commission is the "(Fractured)Shadowlapin"  3" Dunny Shadowlapin with a broken mask and removable cigar.

Right now Shadoe Delgado has positions available for custom commissions from December 2014 to the end of May 2015. No platform is off limits.  He has also re-introduced gift certificates into his Shop for $50 and $100 or if you like he can create a certificate for a specific amount.

All inquires regarding commissions and gift card amounts can be sent to ShadoeDelgado@gmail.com or you can contact him using the Form at the bottom of his Comissions page.

June 19, 2014

Eldritch Embryo x We Become Monsters


A mess of evil and eyeballs, the Eldritch Embryos are here! The future of our dimension may depend on you purchasing and destroying one of these evil little bundles of potential before they can reach maturity. Or keep them around and suffer their influence upon your every action, and the inevitable deterioration of your mind.

There are 10 in this first batch and no more than 50 will be made overall. They come in an assortment of random colors (GID/clear/glitter/????) and are hand cast and articulated (at 'neck'). They stand 3.5 inches tall and are cast in resin. These are definitely not for children and are available now for $28 a piece at We Become Monster's webstore.

All orders get a free micro SLAB, stickers, (while supplies last) and entered for random drawings to get a full size WBM SLAB. SLABs are the waste reduction program that turns waste resin into art. Liking their facebook also adds another chance for a large size SLAB.




FINAL PUSH: Little Maddie Kickstarter in the home stretch

We are in the final hours of our Kickstarter to fund the Little Maddie figure seen here. It's not a done deal yet, so if you can pledge even a little for a t-shirt or mug, it would help us a great deal! Thank you so much for your support. http://kck.st/1j5SGJh

June 17, 2014

ARH Studios - Frank Frazetta - Death Dealer



Can I be a tad bit excited about this.................!


ARH Studios have the licence to officially make a 1/4 scale statue of Frazetta's famous Death Dealer.

What you see above is an early work in progress.

I'm sure there are many Frank Frazetta fans out there, his influence on many people is huge and I for one can't wait to see the finished product.

Very early stages at the moment but as always, any news I will let you know.

Thanks for reading
Wai Man
www.onesixthbruce.co.uk


UPDATE 18/07/14 

New WIP images!




Zukaty Art June Sale and Giveaway


For the month of June, Zukaty Art Studio is offering a massive 20% discount on everything in their online store. All you have to do is use the code zukaty20 when checking out. In addition to that they are also giving away three customs. All you have to do is share the image below on Instagram @zukaty with the tag #zukaty20. You are allowed one entry per day and the contest ends on June 20th. They will announce the winners on June 21st.


For all the latest news on Zukaty Art Studio, follow their new blog.

June 16, 2014

Blood Type Positive+ custom show at Sub Urban Vinyl


If you've been on any social media outlet in the past month or so, you have no doubt seen at least one custom vampire Blood Droplet work in process post.  I mean, just look at the list of talent of up there!  If you're in or around New Jersey this Saturday, June 21st, then you must stop by Sub Urban Vinyl from 6 to 9pm and see the amazing spins these artists have put on Nemo's Droplet!


NEW KICKSTARTER REWARDS- Custom Maddies: handy artist style chart

The handy style chart above will help you make your purchasing decision with regard to our newest rewards in the Little Maddie Kickstarter- only 3 days left in this campaign so not much time to get your pledges in! Click here to visit the Kickstarter and pledge. We have customs available from Mark Nagata, Martin Hsu, MechaVirus, Monster Kolor and Small Angry Monster. NEMO's contribution has already been purchased!

Shop Talk Interview – Benny Kline of Tenacious Toys | Art Whore

 Pretty sweet interview of yours truly on the Art Whore site. Click the link below to read! I reveal all!

June 14, 2014

threezero Titanfall Atlas video update!

Following on from my previous blog post on the Titanfall Atlas.....

Here is a few clips of the articulation....









Think you may agree... it looks epic!!!

430USD/3350HKD shipped worldwide (full amount charged at time of order, also retailer price may differ from threezero price)

Preorder opens June 16th - 9am Hong Kong time at www.threezerostore.com

Will also be available at various threezero retailers, i.e. BBTS and OSB

Thanks for reading /watching!!

WaiMan
www.onesixthbruce.co.uk

June 13, 2014

Baby Greasebat "Kentucky Bluegrass '10 Edition" by Chauskoskis

Chauskoski, aka Walter Jacott, is always pretty quiet when he has something in the works and all of a sudden he drops something awesome! Chauskoski's latest drop is a Baby Greasebat "Kentucky Bluegrass '10 Edition" which is the third release of these little guys. Based on the Greasebat created by Jeff Lamm, Chauskoskis has adapted the figure into a smaller 3" Dunny form. Priced at $65 each plus shipping, each Baby Greasebat comes bagged with a header card. This is only an edition of 19, so go pick one up quick. As with most multicolor edition figures, there is no guess to what, if any, will be next. Hopefully, a nice GID version is in the deck somewhere to be made.
  
 Check out Chauskoskis' store and pick up one of these Baby Greasebats.

Kaiju Rhaal Wave 5 on Gorgoloid by Barry Allen Williams


Artist Barry Allen Williams' latest release on Gorgoloid will be Wave 5 of his Kaiju Rhaal resin figures. Four separate Kaiju Rhaal figures have been created using 200g of resin, dyed with Monster Kolor resin dyes. Standing at 5", each unique Kaiju Rhaal figure has been hand painted, clear coated and signed by Barry. Priced at $85 plus shipping, these colorful Kaiju are going to be available on the Gorgoloid webstore at 6PM PST (9PM EST) on Friday the 13th of June. Don't miss out and check out the pictures of each individual Kaiju below.



June 12, 2014

Haunted Mansion custom Vinylmation figures by Evilos drop tomorrow

The Evilos Haunted Mansion 45th Anniversary Vinylmation Custom will be on sale this Friday June 13th at 9am PST. They are $155 shipped and limited to 13 Pieces! 

11 will be released and 2 will be auctioned off at a later date. 

Order here:

The Art of Maddness: custom-painted Maddies are newest Kickstarter rewards

http://kck.st/1j5SGJh

Today we are announcing a very exciting set of additions to our available rewards: the Art of Maddness hand-painted editions will be a series of custom-painted Little Maddie figures by several different extremely talented individuals:

• Mark Nagata, owner of Max Toy Company
Martin Hsu, illustrator, artist and toy creator
• Matt Walker, owner of Monster Kolor paint company
• Todd Robertson (aka MechaVirus), airbrush master of kaiju & toy creator
Mike Mendez (aka NEMO), sculptor, painter and toy creator
• Adam Pratt (aka Small Angry Monster), master toy and model painter

These artists have each agreed to apply their signature (and universally AMAZING) paint artwork style to a very limited number of Little Maddie figures once they arrive.


Click through to the bottom of our rewards list to read more about each artist's proposed theme for customization.

threezero - Titanfall Atlas

Not really one sixth scale but wow.... what a mecha figure!!!, standing at well over 20'' with a 6'' articulated  pilot...

threezero are really on a roll at the moment with some outstanding releases from the gaming/mecha world, its what they are good at!! 

From the epic game Titanfall on Xbox, this will look awesome next to your XboxOne!!






Full images can be found here - Atlas

Preorder opens June 16th, 9:00AM Hong Kong time at www.threezerostore.com 

I should think it will also be available through retailers soon

Thanks for reading
Wai Man
www.onesixthbruce.co.uk