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November 16, 2015

Nihonsei at Clutter Gallery Nov 14th - Dec 4th, 2015

Clutter Gallery's current exhibit is "Nihonsei", a show featuring Japanese based and born artists, highlighting the diversity and quality found in the Land of the Rising Sun. Featuring works by Kenth Toy Works, Leo Sofvi Bouya, Rampage Toys, RESTORE, and Uamou, this show has a ton of amazing pieces. Although a lot of pieces are already sold out, there are still a good number of pieces available online, through Clutter Gallery. All works will be on display at Clutter Gallery until December 4th, 2015. So, for those in the area, stop by and check out these works in person.
TOFU TANK (GID Test Shots) by Rampage Toys

DCON 2015: Toysbian limited release of Custom SanJiaoMo Figures

To keep the releases coming, Urban Vinyl Daily has teamed up with Toysbian to release a limited run of the artist's SanJiaoMo soft vinyl figure at Designer Con 2015. This colorway features a mix of blue, red, yellow and green, in a variety of shades. Limited to just three hand painted pieces, each come bagged with a Toysbian header card. Available at the Urban Vinyl Daily Booth, #707, each piece is priced at $135. Definitely a colorful addition to any shelf.

DCON 2015: Infinite Rabbits Custom Space Crab

At Designer Con 2015, Martian Toys (Booth #603) will be hosting a group art show called Space Crab Wars. Featuring custom Space Crabs by artists representing North America and Europe, Designer Con 2015 will be the venue where 3 international judges will determine 5 top customs, as well as the winning continent. Infinite Rabbits' contribution for team North America is titled "4...3...2...1...". Taking orbit, this custom Space Crab will perform it's orbital reconnaissance duties for the upcoming battle, his eye will see all. Those attending Designer Con 2015 should stop by Martian Toys Booth #603 and check out this Infinite Rabbits custom, as well as all the other customs in the show.
 
 

DCON 2015: AngelOnce Signing and Live Sketching Session

Designer Con 2015 will not only have a ton of artists, booths, and awesome custom and original pieces, many booths will also have artist signings and live sketching. On Saturday, Nov. 21st at 1pm, Urban Vinyl Daily will play host to AngelOnce. Booth #707 will turn pink with angry elephants, as AngelOnce will be on hand for a signing and live sketching session. AngelOnce is known for trying to make the world pink, creating pink elephants wherever he can. For Designer Con 2015, AngelOnce will be bringing some special items for people to add to their collection, so be sure to stop by the Urban Vinyl Daily Booth, #707, around 1pm on Saturday.
 Picture from AngelOnce Instagram page

DCON 2015: Obsessed Panda Custom Tripus

Another release from Urban Vinyl Daily features customs painted by the artist Obsessed Panda. Using Max Toy Co. Tripus vinyl figures, Obsessed Panda used Monster Kolor Paints to customize 5 of these figures to match. Using color changing, cthru, and opaque paints, Obsessed Panda created a colorful matte finished design on these 10" figures. All figures were finished off with a gloss coat to provide a nice just out of the water finish. Priced at $100 each, these customs will be available at Urban Vinyl Daily, Booth #707. For those heading out to Designer Con, don't wait on anything you want to purchase, it just might not be there when you go back.
Another release Urban Vinyl Daily will have at this year's Designer Con comes in the way of a custom Max Toy Co. release from the artist Obsessed Panda. This series of 5 custom painted 10" tall soft vinyl Tripus' were created using Moster Kolor metallics, cthru, and opaque paints with a matte finish. The pieces also feature color change flake and are topped off with a high gloss clear coat to keep just out of water look through out the figures! You will be able to find these customs at the UVD booth #707 for $100 each. Make sure to stop in and grab one for your collection before they are gone!

DCON 2015: Haus Of Bauz Customs





As Designer Con 2015 approaches, releases continue to be revealed. UK based artist, Haus Of Bauz, has a few customs that will make its way to DCon 2015. The first piece is a custom Skullhead Dunny titled 'CariƱo Muertos'. A sugar skull design was applied over a nice pink base, with a ton of nicely sculpted features, which transformed the original piece into a new creature altogether. A custom spear was also created for the custom, to complete the overall design. Priced at $380, this piece will be on display and for sale through the Urban Vinyl Daily Booth, #707.



In addition to the 8" Skullhead, a pair of dunnys have been customized to create 'Guardia Rosa' & 'Guardia Violeta'. Each custom features the recognizable Haus Of Bauz sculpted features, as well as a sugar skull inspired design. Some sculpted spears rounds out these customs and ties all three pieces together. Priced at $140 each, these will also be available at DCon 2015, through the Urban Vinyl Daily Booth, #707.