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Thursday, May 26, 2011

NEW additions and NEW Projects

Just a quickie here people! :-P

I dropped a few new things in the shop yesterday - go have a look see! Here are some pics for those just passing through.

HANDPAINT Glyos Head! Cast in colors and clears and painted up a bit

SLIMED MIMP Cupcake Propaganda Customs!

BLOODTHIRSTER Cupcake Luchadors - These went FAST! Thanks!

And Here's a little teaser for a soon-to-be-released project that will be released by my friend Benny of TENACIOUS TOYS! This is some packaging art (these are screen printed stickers) for a blind-box series. The series will feature figures by Justin Hillgrove, Osiris Orion, Nasty Niel, NREAZON and RAMPAGE TOYS (of course!). More info and teasers going up regularly in the Tenaci0ous Toys blog and twitter page!

And it's just about time for the next FLEX PACK release! This set will be 100% flesh, and is being cast up RIGHT NOW by Cliff - MonstreHero. Here's a pick of the test pull below the original figures used for the mash-up. SWEET!

SOOOOO much going on. Expect more updates very soon. Especially regarding this super secret (not really) project!!! Later!

Sunday, May 22, 2011


Update Time!!!

So, a bit slow on a number of things... that's a bit of the norm though :-P

First up - "Monsters, Cupcakes and Monster Cupcakes" Opening at the CAKESPY SHOP on May 12th. The opening was a blast! Thank you to everyone who came out to check out all the new works - especially to the folks who saw fit to bring a little something home with them! It was a fun evening of cupcakes, wine and artwork. I was especially happy to spend the evening with so many friends, who I won't be seing to much of after I move to Japan... WAIT! "Move to Japan?!?!?" That's right - I'm moving to Japan! THIS Summer! More on that later though (and a VERY exciting new project). For now - here are a few pics of the CAKESPY opening

Wall Mural Action!!! I decided to do it up right for this event - and figured a nice 3'x6' Wall Mural would do well to bump up the aesthetics a notch.

Artwork (to be pronounced 'ahhht-woork' of course) Hanging and FOR SALE. The pieces should be available from CAKESPY on-line (e-mail for inquiries). More up on Flickr soon as well.

There were TWO zombie cakes... one was eaten... or was he eating brains... or something... Anyway. RAWR! Some resin and customs.

In other news, a couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the "Sloth 'n Moth" opening at Grasshut in Portland Oregon. What a blast! Bwana Spoons was a splendid host, and he even delivered a new painting to me - SWEET! While at the hut I dropped of a few more resin pieces, so if you're in Portland, and you want to get your hands on the LAST TWO available "Flex Packs" (from the release edition - a new edition is in the works - fleshtone anyone? ;-), then go grab 'em! Anyway...

Bwanashowing of my new painting (SOOOO AWESOME), and the Flex Packs for the shop.

Some RAMPAGE TOYS bagged and carded resin up for SALE in the Grasshut Shop!!! Proud to be mixed in with some S7 and Buta no Hana Sofubi!

AND, some new stuff!!! Buddha V2.0!!! These guys were cast up with a few other for the CAKESPY opening, and I'll get a batch up in the shop soon!

...a glimpse of 2 of my 3 pieces for the upcoming TAG "Open Call Resin Show"! More pics on Flickr.

Another post will be soon in the coming. Info about Japan and this 'exciting new project' soon soon soon!!!

Monday, May 2, 2011

SHOWS!!!! and stuff

Greetings Ladys and Gentlemen! Now for some more stuff - YAY!

As I've had in the side bar for ages now, but was far to slow at adding to the main text body of this little blog, I have my very first SOLO show opening very soon - here in Seattle! The show will be up at the most excellent CAKESPY SHOP in Seattle's Capitol Hill Neighborhood - opening reception (where I will be in attendance of course!) on May 12th from 5-8 PM durring the Cap Hill Artwalk. Be there or be square! Well, actually, the show will be up for about a whole month, so you won't be too square if you get in there sometime in that month ;-)

You can announce your attendance (RSVP not required though!) on the Facebook Event thingy HERE

And here's a bit of 'promo' info:
'Monsters, Cupcakes and Monster Cupcakes' will showcase paintings and toys from Seattle based character designer Jon Malmstedt - RAMPAGE TOYS! Jon's work focuses on fun and colorful creatures that just so happen to be monsters. Expect scenes of urban destruction a' la the classic films 'Godzilla' and 'Mothra', but with a bent in the direction of silly - instead of Godzilla think 'giant cupcake that has no arms.' The show will include paintings, custom vinyl toys, handcast resin figures and a couple collaborative pieces done with the Cakespy herself - something for anyone who loves monsters, cupcakes, monster cupcakes or all of the above! Oh, and need we mention that actual, real, edible and delicious CUPCAKES will be in attendance? YUMMY!!!'

Also, this coming weekend, on May 7th, I'll have a booth at the ever fun "Crafty Wonderland Springtime Shindig," and would love to see some of you guys there! I'll have toys, prints, jewelery, and other various and fun items for your purchasing pleasure ;-) Stop and by - if you mention the blog I'll give you a little discount! If you happen to be in the Portland area, you really should also be at GRASS HUT on May 5th for the show they have opening - it's sure to be AMAZING.

So, of course there need to be some pictures of toys up in here! Here are some recent favorites that went over well in the good old RAMPAGE BigCartel Shop. First are the ACE Luchadors, which have just today been 're-activated' on a 'choose your own color' basis! I've made 10 more available, so head on over and order up you favorite color if you missed these guys the first time around!

I recently joined the "October Toys' forum, and am happy to find that those guys were quite interested in my little Cupcake Propaganda Glyos heads! They're all gone at the moment, but I'll get some more up soon!

And last, but certainly not least, a little painting. This little guy is a 3x5 ink, acrylic and watercolor piece on archival paper - the 'Ugly Unicorn' is one of my newer little guys, but expect to see A LOT more of this guy in the not so distant future :-) He's fuzzy, ugly and he CRAVES cupcakes (think 'giant booska' that needs cupcakes rather than ramen noodles!).

Thanks for stopping by - I hope some of you can make it out to Crafty Wonderland and/or the BIG EVENT at the CAKESPY SHOP on the 12th!