At the end of last year, the Tomopop editors voted VampyBitMe and J*RYU's Hatchling as best designer figure of 2013. No surprise, as it still is an amazing work of art that just about any game would love to have on their she... read feature

Toy Art Gallery

TAG will hold custom Power Ranger anniversary show

Show opens on December 7th
Nov 22
If you’re in the Los Angeles area, Toy Art Gallery will be holding a very special show for Power Rangers fans. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Power Rangers are presenting “20 Rangers for 20 years” cur... read
myplasticheart came to New York Comic Con with lots to show off, as they always seem to do. The biggest news from them is that there's apparently a Ghost Girl sofubi prototype in the works: following up on the awesome Junior ... read feature

J*RYU has outdone himself. The guy's a master at sculpting, and his artwork is almost always beautiful ... but this is a new piece called The Baby that's obviously a Metroid. I mean, what else can it be? Done in collaboration... read feature

J*RYU's Niddos

J*RYU's next resin work is Niddos, and he's a hoot

Little resin owl coming in several colorways
Aug 15
J*RYU's latest work is a little owl he's calling Niddos, and he's just recently shown off the sculpt on Instagram. The resin piece is apparently going to come in a "maelstrom of colors and treatments," according to the post, ... read
SDCC 2013: Dragatomi

SDCC 2013: Dragatomi (Part 1)

A cavalcade of custom creations and other curiosities
Jul 27
It goes without saying that Dragatomi had one of the busiest booths in the designer toy section during SDCC. There always seemed to be something going on there (usually a signing) and if there wasn't, there were plenty of cus... read
Custom Cavey sneak peek

A look at some of the custom Caveys for Friday's show

Some are cute and cuddly, others ... not so much
May 29
This Friday marks the Custom Vinyl Cavey Show in London, and as a peek, we're getting to see the customs a little early. There are 41 customs that are part of the show, all of which have now been posted to the Hey Cavey blog.... read
With two parts of our roundup already posted, you might think that we're done. That's not the case, actually; there's one more part to touch on, and here lie some of the booths with the most to talk about. That's especially t... read feature

Three customs Hell Lotuses blossom

J*RYU, Phu!, Artmymind among artists featured in Nov. 3 show
Oct 29
Coming this weekend to Singapore is the first Hell Lotus Art Show; if you haven't guessed by the title, the canvas for the artwork on display will be Mighty Jaxx's Hell Lotus. We've gotten sneak peeks from three artists, and ... read

NYCC 2012: Art Whino

New customs from J*RYU and Josh Taylor rock the booth
Oct 16
Art Whino's booth at NYCC played host to nine different artists during the show. Notably, the one and only J*RYU was at the booth, with some interesting new customs to boot. It's not just the new little Saplings, like the lou... read

A quick preview of J*RYU's The Ghost of You Haunted Me

Opens tonight at 7 p.m. at Rotofugi
Sep 07
Tonight marks the opening for J*RYU's latest show, The Ghost of You Haunted Me ..., and we've got a few teasers to show off from the man himself. As you might have guessed, the show will feature J*RYU's incredible sculpt... read

Three new events roll into Rotofugi

Featuring Luke Chueh, J*RYU and a Beast Brothers-curated group show
Sep 02
Rotofugi's gallery is going to be a hopping joint for the next few months, and that starts with a double opening reception on Sept. 7! Both Luke Chueh's I Am Your Plaything and J*RYU's The Ghost of You Haunted Me will be... read
This last Saturday marked the opening of the My Little Pony Project 2012, an art exhibit of custom My Little Pony figures that took up four stores on Los Angeles's Melrose Avenue. Twenty-five big name artists made one-of-a-ki... read feature

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