Oct 31 2017

Anesthesia Vinyl Bust Launch

Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. White Borley edition.

I am very pleased to announce the launch of my latest vinyl Art Collectible.

The classically styled bust of Anesthesia was inspired by the incredible marble work of Raffaele Monti (1818–1881).

I sculpted the original piece in 2014 as a high end art sculpture. Now 3D Retro have transformed her into a stylish and affordable addition to your home decor.

I am very proud of Anesthesia as she is the first vinyl production piece of mine that I have sculpted myself. 3D Retro have done an amazing job in retaining all the tiny details of the original. The precision of the mechanical garland around her head is reproduced spectacularly. And the gossamer nature of her veil is just as effective in vinyl as in the original.

Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. White Borley edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. White Borley edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. White Borley edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. White Borley edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. White Borley edition.

Launching at Designer Con in Pasadena on 11th & 12th November are two different versions.

The traditional White and Brass “Borley” edition (which is also the retail version). And the Verdigris tinted Bronze and Black “Usher” edition, The 3D Retro/Designer Con exclusive.

Each of these 12″ tall busts comes in a window box and has an edition run of only 50 pieces.

They will be available from the 3D Retro booth (532) and my own booth (114) for $100 each.

Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. Bronze Verdigris Usher edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. Bronze Verdigris Usher edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. Bronze Verdigris Usher edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. Bronze Verdigris Usher edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. Bronze Verdigris Usher edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. Bronze Verdigris Usher edition.

Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. Bronze Verdigris Usher edition. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. Bronze Verdigris Usher edition.
Anesthesia has be coerced into a disagreeable arrangement.
Her father is a dealer in dreams.
Thus he must procure stock. To this end he employs the services of one Hugo Crane, a person with a unique ability to extract dream essence from unsuspecting victims.
But sometimes a specific target is required, the dreams of a certain person requested for a fee by another.
Sometimes that target must be induced to sleep so their nocturnal imaginings may be harvested.
And this is where poor Anesthesia is forced to aid her father’s underhand cooperative.
You see Anesthesia is able to induce slumber with a simple song.

Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. White Borley edition. Boxed. Anesthesia Veiled robotic lady Bust. Vinyl art collectible by Doktor A and 3D Retro. Sculpted by Bruce Whistlecraft. White Borley edition. Boxed

 


Oct 20 2017

Halloween….

Copper Creeps Classic movie monsters in a robotic form by Bruce Whistlecraft. Doktor A. Resin cast figures.

Halloween is nearly here again. Hurrah!
And just for the fun of it we decided to create a new Copper Creeps photo spread, in a Halloween style.
The complete range of Copper Creeps figures enjoy some frolics among some seasonal gourds.

All eight of the figures are still available to purchase in their open edition “Bronze or “pewter”” finishes. Also a limited amount of the Mono Handpainted versions are still available. The Phantom, Imhotep, The Wolfman and The Gillman can still be purchased in their rare Monotone painted styles direct from the online store.

Copper Creeps Classic movie monsters in a robotic form by Bruce Whistlecraft. Doktor A. Resin cast figures.

Copper Creeps Classic movie monsters in a robotic form by Bruce Whistlecraft. Doktor A. Resin cast figures.

Copper Creeps Classic movie monsters in a robotic form by Bruce Whistlecraft. Doktor A. Resin cast figures.

Copper Creeps Classic movie monsters in a robotic form by Bruce Whistlecraft. Doktor A. Resin cast figures.

Copper Creeps Classic movie monsters in a robotic form by Bruce Whistlecraft. Doktor A. Resin cast figures.


Aug 30 2017

Dunny APs Sale

Regular Red and Glow In the Dark Ouija Talking Board 5" Dunny by Kidrobot and Bruce Whistlecraft Doktor A. Mechtorian Vinyl Toy. Kidrobot Exclusive version.

The APs (Artist’s percentage) of my new 5″ Talking Board Dunny (from Kidrobot) will be available from 6pm (UK) on the 31st August from my online store.

Each is signed and numbered out of 12 on the underside of the foot.
There are two versions available.
The red original edition. And the Green, Glow-In-The-Dark edition which was a Kidrobot online exclusive and is more rare.

Each comes with a mini print of the illustration from the box.
Brown with the red Dunny and green with the glow Dunny.

Each comes boxed with a planchette accessory.

I have very limited numbers available.
One each per customer maximum please.

Mini Prints with the APs of the Ouija Talking Board 5" Dunny by Kidrobot and Bruce Whistlecraft Doktor A. Mechtorian Vinyl Toy. Mini Prints with the APs of the Ouija Talking Board 5" Dunny by Kidrobot and Bruce Whistlecraft Doktor A. Mechtorian Vinyl Toy.


Aug 25 2017

Nocturnal Transmissions

Glow In the Dark Ouija Talking Board 5" Dunny by Kidrobot and Bruce Whistlecraft Doktor A. Mechtorian Vinyl Toy. Kidrobot Exclusive version.

Today sees the launch of my latest Dunny with Kidrobot.
And yesterday they revealed a little surprise. There are two versions. The regular red edition, available for all Kidrobot stockists worldwide, and the green Glow-In-the-Dark version which is an exclusive Kidrobot version only available direct from them.

Glow In the Dark Ouija Talking Board 5" Dunny by Kidrobot and Bruce Whistlecraft Doktor A. Mechtorian Vinyl Toy. Kidrobot Exclusive version.

I will have a small number of signed (AP) versions of each available from my online store in the near future. They will however be offered to my Patrons first. So if you want to get first crack at them I recommend you consider joining my First Dibs Club.

Glow In the Dark Ouija Talking Board 5" Dunny by Kidrobot and Bruce Whistlecraft Doktor A. Mechtorian Vinyl Toy. Kidrobot Exclusive version.


Jul 27 2017

Studley Billund Returns..

Studley Billund the Lego compatible Mechtorian Mini figure is reborn in three factory painted versions with pad printed bodies.

Produced in collaboration with Crazy Bricks, each of the minifigures uses a combination of new injection molded ABS parts combined with re-purposed official Lego parts.

The new figures will be available from my online store on Friday 28th July.

There are three different versions available :


“Mourning” edition. A stylish black and silver design with purple hat and jacket.

The Brass edition. With summery light brown and grey attire.

The Steel edition. In a dapper black topper and coat. Sporting a cool bow tie!

Each comes bagged with a collector card.

Studley Billund had a dream.
A dream of total compatibility between all Mechtorians.
He dreamed of a world where people could help each other by lending a hand, a whole arm. a leg or whatever part
was needed at the time. A world where people could come together to build something greater than themselves by combining their unique abilities and unique parts for the greater good.
But people told him he was just playing.
His ideas were the dreams of a child.

He listened to them…..
Now he makes the most popular toy system in the world.

The figures are also available direct from Crazy Bricks in the USA.


Jul 17 2017

The Toy Box: From Pop to Present

The Toy Box from pop to Present exhibition Barnsley UK
I am very pleased and humbled to announce that I will have a couple of my pieces sitting alongside work by legends in the art world in a new museum exhibition exploring the place of toys within Art.

The Toy Box: From Pop to Present is a new exhibition, exclusive to The Gallery@ The Civic, exploring the use of toys in the world of contemporary art and design. By using British Pop Art of the 1950s and 1960s as a starting point and the movements it inspired, the exhibition will showcase paintings, prints and sculpture from around the world.

The Toy Box also takes a look at how toys have inspired the world of design, including furniture, fashion and even artist design collectable toys, such as Urban Vinyl.

It feature internationally renowned names such as Eduardo Paolozzi, KAWS, Jason Freeny, Jimmy Cauty, Glennray Tutor and Ron English, alongside the best of British contemporary artists and designers.

The Gallery @ The Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, UK
29 JULY – 23 SEPTEMBER
Admission FREE. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm

The Toy Box from pop to Present exhibition Barnsley UK

The Toy Box from pop to Present exhibition Barnsley UK


Jun 5 2017

Mechanics of Life APs

Luke Chueh Target Bear figure by Munkyking. Mechanics of Life edition by Doktor A, Bruce Whistlecraft.

The APs (“Artist’s Proofs” or “Artist’s Percentage”) of the “Mechanics of Life” collaboration with Luke Chueh are now available from my online store.

Produced by MunkyKing these special editions of Luke’s “Target” figures ran to only 50 pieces, and are now sold out.

I have 3 of each version, available now for £250 each.
These vinyl and resin Art Collectibles will never be available again once these few have sold.

Dont delay! Pick up what is to become a classic piece whilst you still can.

We ship Worldwide!

 

Luke Chueh Target Bear figure by Munkyking. Mechanics of Life edition by Doktor A, Bruce Whistlecraft.

Luke Chueh Target Bear figure by Munkyking. Mechanics of Life edition by Doktor A, Bruce Whistlecraft.


Feb 20 2017

Sir Shilling Copperpenny “Mourning Edition”

Available soon, an all new Hand-Painted edition of this popular mini Mechtorian vinyl figure.
Satin black with royal Purple, tarnished silver and white pinstripe.
Each of these 3″ tall figures is painted, signed, numbered and dated on the underside by Doktor A.
Painted to the same high standard of any of the Doktor’s gallery pieces.
Each comes boxed.

Only 20 pieces have been created of this exclusive version.

Manager at the Bank of Retropolis.
He has deep pockets and short arms.
Although his heart is large (some would say just old fashioned) he loves his coin collection above all else…
He has even toyed with the idea of having his beloved coins fashioned into a spouse.

Launching exclusively on my Online store at 6pm (UK time – GMT) on Wednesday 22nd February.

Only £65 ( approx $80) each.


Nov 3 2015

Introducing Todd Morden

Todd Morden Mechtorian resin figure by Doktor A Bruce Whistlecraft

Todd grew up in the shadow of his popular sister Heb.
Some people called him odd. But really he is simply unique.
Artistic, quirky, friendly and mostly Vegan.
He dwells in a lovely valley and quietly effects the world.

This new Mini Mechtorian 3″ tall resin figure will debut at Designer Con in Pasadena on the21st & 22nd of November..
Sculpted by Doktor A and handmade in England Todd comes in three “Coldcast” metal editions of 100 pieces, Pewter, Brass and Verdigris.
Only 10 of each will be available at Designer Con for $45 each.

Todd Morden Mechtorian resin figure by Doktor A Bruce Whistlecraft Todd Morden Mechtorian resin figure by Doktor A Bruce Whistlecraft Todd Morden Mechtorian resin figure by Doktor A Bruce Whistlecraft


Oct 6 2015

Copper Creeps

Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A. Mono Pair
Clanking Classic Creature Collectibles.
Introducing the first pair in a new line of figures from Doktor A.

From the shadowy corners of crumbling castles, abandoned laboratories and forbidden islands crawl a new range of classic monster collectibles with a unique robotic twist.
Copper Creeps are a series of resin figures inspired by famous movie monsters of the past.
Each of these iconic horrors have been re-imagined with a vintage mechanical style.

Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A. Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A.

Standing apart from Doktor A’s ongoing Mechtorian world, the new range will be familiar in tone to his existing fans whilst being easily accessible to new collectors.

The first two characters to be released are The Monster and The Bride.
The Monster stands a chunky 3″ tall, with The Bride a slim 4.5″ tall.
Each figure is available at launch in a choice of four different finishes.

Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A. Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A.

Open editions of Brass, Pewter and Verdigris “Cold Cast” polished metal will cost £45 ( $65 ) each.
There will also be the very limited Mono hand painted edition for £90 ( $135 ) each. This is a signed and numbered run of only 20 of each character, individually hand painted by Doktor A.

Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A.

The figures were all designed and sculpted by Doktor A and hand cast and finished in England by Baroque Designs.

They each come separately boxed in a simple package with a striking metal foil label.

Copper Creeps will be available to purchase from my online store from Saturday the 10th October at 6pm UK time. Early customers should have them in hand for Halloween.

We ship worldwide!

Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A. Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A.

Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A. Copper Creeps Monster Robot figures by Doktor A.