Undoubtedly, one of the coolest parts of working at (or reading, for that matter) Tomopop is getting a look at all the incredible custom pieces out there. We see a lot of truly amazing stuff, and we're always on the lookout for more. If you've thought about getting your feet wet in the great pool of DIY toymaking, 1 AM Gallery in San Francisco runs a series of classes that can help you do just that.
This week, artist Lily Black will be stopping by to show you how he does his thing. You'll get a look at the tools, techniques and methods with which he creates awesome customs like the ones you see above, and the class will be followed up with a Q&A session to cover anything you might have missed. Oh, and did I mention it was totally free? I should probably do that. Ahem. It's free.
The session begins tomorrow, August 4th and runs from 4pm until 6pm. If you're in the area, you can hit the jump for the address and assorted vital info. And if you can't make it, 1 AM does this sort of thing all the time, so keep an eye on their website to see what classes are coming up next. Now, go forth and learn to make awesome things for us to look at.
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