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December 21, 2015

ST 1200 Custom Stormtrooper Helmet by Patrick Wong


Canadian artist Patrick Wong reveals his latest custom vinyl figure titled "ST 1200" juxtaposing the iconic Stormtrooper helmet with the music producer's favorite 12-bit sampling drum machine, the Emu Systems SP 1200.



The "ST 1200" was created with a readymade 3.5" floppy disk drive, found floppy disks, handcrafted resin faders, and an Apoxie Sculpt-modified Stormtrooper helmet. The piece was originally scheduled to exhibit in a Stormtrooper show earlier this month, but due to a limited shipping window, Wong decided not rush the artwork and withdrew from the show.



The one-off custom was available beginning Friday Dec. 18th at his webshop, but has since been sold.


About Patrick Wong:

Patrick Wong is an artist and illustrator based in Vancouver, Canada. He has been recognized by Applied Arts Magazine, American illustration, Society of illustrators Los Angeles, and Creative Quarterly for his work. Patrick received his BFA in Visual Art (Illustration) from Emily Carr University of Art + Design and began his career as a commercial artist with clients such as The Washington Post, The Sunday Times, and the March of Dimes Foundation. For more information, please visit www.patrick-wong.com.

Links:

Instagram: @patrickwongart
Twitter: @patrickwongart