Proper Ship? If there is one thing that burns me beans is when hard-earned bread is wasted on poor shipping tactics. Properly packaged goods that withstand the brutality of the modern shipping process are where it’s at. Nothing worse is when you anxiously receive an order only to find a broken mess inside a poorly […]Read more "Unbroken Arrival"
Whoosh! I have been putting all time to the grind trying to complete enough Phantomophigures to go around this Holiday Season. What takes so long ??? Well, these are not one-piece items, so there are many separate pieces to finish and paint. Also, as some of you already know, there are Phantomophigures that I make […]Read more "Before 2020 Drops DROP"
So I have been working the resin parts that I cast to complete some ‘Microcustoms’ I have been working to finalize. Things been getting car-azaye to say the littlest. The parts I create for my Micro-customs are first sculpted from Sculpey, then painted with a super-glossy finish. Then, once the gloss coat dries thoroughly, I […]Read more "Fanmode to Full Phigures"
I have a few incomplete vintage Microman ‘Magnemo’ pieces in the studio, so I have been making some more of my ‘Micro-custom’ ideas come to life. Fun stuff to do while the epoxy resin slowly cures …Read more "Magnemo Kitbashing"
I’m almost done fully sculpting my latest custom toy project that pays homage to my list of ‘BAD ‘n BADDER’ series. Here are some production shots of said ‘SCHLOCKER’ under the knife …(not it’s name or anything, just a working title so I don’t let the cat outta the hat) using Super Sculpey. Dave (bro) helped […]Read more "New Monster for Bad ‘N Badder"
Has the autotomy left the building? I doubt it. The Phantomophigure Neodymium ‘mag-joint’ that has been the primary mechanism of interchangeability for many a-phigure since 2004 is most certainly influenced by Takara’s Micro Command and Microman toys. ‘Phigure’ that. The Japanese Microman Titan Command figures from the 1970s, as well as the Gimca kits with […]Read more "Another Phantomo Joint"