Jun 6 2022

The Financier

The Financier. A Mechtorian Customised 3" Tricky Cat toy by Doktor A. Bruce Whistlecraft.

A dapper fellow about town. Handy with the movement to coin. Mostly in this direction.

Customised 3” Tricky toy from Kidrobot.
Vinyl toy, Plastic toy parts, Epoxy, Lead, A.B.S, Wood, Acrylic, Rubber, Cast metal winding key.
3″ tall.
2022.

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May 18 2022

Masked Singer

Currently season two of The Masked Singer is running on Swedish TV channel TV4.
And there is a Mechtorian in the show!

The character and costume designer for the series Pelle Magnestam decided he wanted to use one of the heads from a Mechtorian character of mine. So Fremantle Sweden who produce the show worked out a licensing deal with me for this to be possible.

The costume itself was expertly created by the Artisariumworkshop based in Sweden.

It is really interesting and refreshing to see a Mechtorian in a different medium.

The show airs on Friday nights so if you are in the region and able to tune in do check out The Spelmannen.

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Mar 22 2022

The Tin WOODsman

Rusty, and feeling a little stiff!

A re-imagined Wood Awakening toy from French artist Juce Gace and Mighty Jaxx.
Vinyl toy, Acrylic, Styrene, Epoxy, Steel, Brass, Lead, Rubber, Vintage metal funnel.
11” tall.
2022.

The WOODsman is part of the Wood Morning Paris show at 32 Rue Notre Dame Dr Nazareth, 75003, Paris on the 25th of March.

He will be shown and available from the beginning of the show. First come, first served.
If you’re not in Paris, don’t worry : all remaining pieces will be available online (www.jucegace.bigcartel.com) for international orders on the Sunday 27th of March at 4PM (Paris Time).

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Mar 21 2022

Wood Morning Paris

I am honoured to be a part of the Wood Morning Paris show coming up on the 25th of March in Paris.
I will have a re-imagined version of the popular “Wood Awakening” toy in the show.
Thanks so much to the amazing @juce_gace for inviting me to play with his little fella… it was super fun.

The show has such a headspinning line up it’s quite thrilling to contemplate.

Come along to 32 Rue Notre Dame Dr Nazareth, 75003, Paris on the night and see what we have waiting for you.

This will be my first show in France.

Full reveal soon.
Watch my social media formwork in progress updates.

All the art pieces will be shown and available from the beginning of the show. First come, first served.
If you’re not in Paris, don’t worry : all remaining pieces will be available online (www.jucegace.bigcartel.com) for international orders on the Sunday 27th of March at 4PM (Paris Time).


Dec 2 2021

Thomas Evolution

Thomas Nosuke is Evolving!

The original four editions of the popular 8″ tall Sofubi toy are about to be re-released with an exciting new upgrade.

Each of the the first four versions is back and they now sport a transparent head (tinted to match the body) through which can be viewed a glow-in-the-dark internal mechanism.

An exciting new twist on an old favourite!

The new versions  launch at Tomenosuke in Japan at 11.59pm(JST) on the 4th December.

Prices are:
Blue or Orange: ¥17,600 JPY
Green and Red: ¥18,700 JPY
4 colour set (BLUE, ORANGE, GREEN & RED and Glow): ¥66,000 JPY

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Nov 12 2021

Do You Experience Feelings of Dread in Your Scullery or Parlour?

In anticipation of the new movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the Sugarmynt Gallery in Pasadena is mounting a Ghostbusters themed art show.

“Yes Have Some” has been curated by the fantastic Pop Artist Chogrin and brings together an eclectic mix of artists and toy makers to present their own versions of the iconic paranormal eliminators.

Opening Nov 20th, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
At Sugarmynt Gallery, 810 Meridian Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030, USA

For this show I have created a significant new Mechtorian piece :
Frank Podmore – Ghostbuster (named after a pre-eminent 19th century paranormal investigator).

Vinyl toy parts, Epoxy, Acrylic, Steel, Brass, ABS, Polyester resin, Copper, Oak, Lead, Glass, Rubber, PVC, Vintage Camera and Watch Parts, Found Objects.
12.5” tall on base

He will be available to purchase from the show. 
You may like to contact the gallery beforehand if you are interested in adding him to your collection.

This is a unique opportunity as I very rarely make pieces based on existing pop-culture characters. This may well be the only Ghostbusters related piece I ever create!

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Nov 12 2021

Imperial Lotus Dragon Group Show at Dcon

ADesigner Con this year Broke Piggy will be hosting an amazing custom toy art show featuring the amazing Imperial Lotus Dragon vinyl toy created by Scott Tolleson.

From 12th -14th November at Anaheim Convention Centre in L.A. you can view the dragons at Booth No. 413. Sadly I cannot be in attendance this year.

For the show I have created: The Expanded Clockwork Lotus.

A complex “exploded model” version of the dragon in the style of a Victorian teaching aid.

A slight departure from my usual style, but very much in keeping with my aesthetic.

Vinyl toy parts, Epoxy, Brass, Acrylic, Rubber, Vintage Clock Mechanism, Vintage Winding Key, Antique Wooden Base.
H 13″ D 13″ W 10″

He will be available to purchase from the convention.
This is undoubtedly one of the most complex custom toy works I have created in some time.

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Aug 18 2021

Ignatious Hob

Monitor and guardian to the city’s furnaces.
Ignatious regulates access to the fiery underbelly of the Metropoli’s power district.
his remodelled outer appearance is purely for effect.


Customised Janky toy from Superplastic.
Vinyl, Epoxy, rubber, Lead, PVC toy parts, Poker accessory.
3.5” tall.
2021

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Aug 18 2021

Derek Jaeger

Derek is the little guy.
He presents a much bigger personality to the outside world thanks to his mechanised suit.


Customised Janky toy from Superplastic.
Vinyl, Epoxy, Polyurethane, rubber, Lead, Metal winding key.
3.5” tall.
2021

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Aug 18 2021

Stanton Steep

An aficionado of coffee from around the globe.
He appreciates them and identifies them by smell alone.
But adores the taste!
“It’s like Petrol!” he says.
“Smells quite heady, but I wouldn’t want to drink any!”


Customised Janky toy from Superplastic.
Vinyl, Epoxy, rubber, Lead, PVC toy parts, Metal winding key, Pot and cup accessories.
3.5” tall.
2021

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