Another variation using cast pieces from my exoskeleton set (mask, legs, and arms). The dunny ears are swept back and the chest armor is all new. The leg attachments add three inches to the height.
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Hit me up at firstname.lastname@example.org for any commission questions. It's also my paypal address . You can also follow me on flickr, facebook or instagram. I'm always happy to answer process or how-to type questions.
Currently available: 22" Rhino(labbit) and 4 1/2" Smiley Yellow Iron Snail. E-mail me or go to my store. Also available through the art gallery Dragatomi are: Exoskeleton, Rhino Troop, Dun-209, and Iron Troop.
03 October 2014
12 September 2014
Thundercats was one of my favorite cartoons growing up. Here's my rendition of the show's famous lead character, Lion-O, consisting of a 13" PAW custom + 14" scratch-built Sword of Omens. I started this further back than I care to remember and I'm grateful to the commissioner for being so patient. I added additional musculature and joints plus the belt, arm and shoulder armor. My favorite part is the Claw Shield which lifted the figure an inch higher than the original12-inch height.And the other side:
18 August 2014
21 April 2014
Here are my works for the second Five Eyed Dragon Show. This show commemorates Dragatomi's 5th year anniversary! It's great to be back together with these four amazing artists and I can't think of a gallery that's been better to me. Thanks to Joanne and Ray Suavillo, Betso, Nolasco, Drilone and Leecifer!
12" Rhino Troop: Using 10" Teddy Troop as base platform with polyurethane plastic cast rhino head10" Iron Troop: Using 10" Teddy Troop as base platform10" Dun-209: Using 7" Mecha Dunny as base platform with cast resin parts (homage piece to the ED-209 from the original Robocop movie)10" Exoskeleton: using 7" Kidrobot munny as base platform with cast resin parts.four 3" Iron Bees: using 3" Kidrobot dunny figures as base platform
23 January 2014
08 December 2013
18 November 2013
This classic Iron Man is based off the Billy character from Blamo Toys. The Billy has a rather soporofic energy about it. I wanted to see what would happen by going the other direction and turning Billy into an action figure. The original Billy figure is carved from wood. This sculpt is made using Smooth-On's Free Form Epoxy Putty and Magic Sculpt and carved to mimic a wood effect. Here's a pic with the original.
24 October 2013
07 October 2013
25 July 2013
11 July 2013
Dang, this took a long time! Almost a full year. I have wanted to make a Voltron for the past five years; he's my favorite super robot. For this project, I molded and cast all the major parts, over a dozen different molds (each arm and foot, horns, wings, nose, teeth, sword, and so on). It's been a great learning experience.
11 April 2013
11 February 2013
For the Art Without Borders Charity Show at Art Whino. This show will benefit Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières). It's an excellent organization " work[ing] in nearly 70 countries providing medical aid to those most in need regardless of their race, religion, or political affiliation." I was very pleased to be invited and wanted to make something that very directly related to their organization's work.
06 February 2013
03 February 2013
22 December 2012
11 December 2012
Still catching up on commissions (and life) but I'm joining this show opening January 11th at the supremely awesome MPH! A lot of my favorite artists will be involved too. Very excited!
10 October 2012
Samurai! 5" Minimunny head on a munnyworld Bub figure-the one that sorta looks like a hippo. It's got the best proportioned arms of all of them. I added legs too so this figure is now an inch taller than the original 4" figure.
17 September 2012
Thanks to all the folks who helped make this a successful show. Thank you Chaus, Joanne, Ray and the many folks who came the day of the opening or looked online. Pieces can be purchased directly through Dragatomi. As of this writing, the Rhino(labbit), Skunk and Racing Orange and Smiley Yellow Snails are still available. As always, more pictures are available on my flickr.
White Rhino(labbit) 3.0, 22" long labbitIron Koala Troop, 10" teddy troop, SOLDWhite Knight Chess (Iron Horse) Troop, 18" teddy troop, SOLDGreat Pink Iron Shark Troop, 10" teddy troop, SOLD Skunk, 7" trikky munnyBlue Iron Fox and Red Iron Raccon, 4 1/2" minimunny trikkys, SOLD Red Iron Snail Zlik, 6" zlik, SOLDSmiley Yellow, Placid Purple, and Racing Orange Iron Snails, 5 1/2" (from 3 1/2" mini teddy troop), PURPLE SOLD Brass Balls Snail, 6 1/2" (from 3 1/2" mini teddy troop, SOLD