Category Archives: art toys

DZ40 – Devilman Mazinger Z 40th anniversary event

A few months ago I was honored to be asked to submit a customized toy and painting for a special show celebrating the 40th anniversary of iconic characters Devilman and Mazinger Z created by the legendary, Go Nagai. Dubbed ” … Continue reading

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Lady Vengeance by Artist Jay222

Debuting this Friday, August 2, 2012 via the Max Toy web site is Lady Vengeance by artist / sculptor Jay222 ! It’s been a long road to finally get this figure done in soft vinyl in Japan. Once I announced … Continue reading

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Kaiju Dualos customs

A quick step by step for the two Kaiju Dualos I just completed for a collector. The request was for a Dualos in Galaxy form ( right side ) and a Monster Eyes version ( left side ). What made … Continue reading

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Max Toy UpDates

So here we are almost the mid point of the year .. I thought I was going to take it easy this year .. but the exact opposite has happened ! As the say, “When it rains it pours ” … Continue reading

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Mount Kobo Kaiju master Kaiju painter

I’d like to introduce a very special old school Kaiju painter from Japan named Tsutomu Masuyama. His studio is called Mount Kobo and I was very fortunate to have my Max Toy representative in Japan pull together this special set … Continue reading

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Max Toy 5th Anniversary Celebrations

Kaiju train keeps on rolling ! Phew ! Next stop I’ll be heading to, is Tokyo, Japan and the Design Festa Gallery in Harajuku for the Max Toy 5th Anniversary Art Show – April 2-3, 2011. I asked each participant … Continue reading

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Japan October 2010, In Living Kolor – Part 2

The following series of blogs are about my trip to Tokyo, Japan to participate in the “In Living Kolor” toy art sale and demonstration show. The basic idea of this show was to introduce a new type of paint for … Continue reading

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Kaiju Lecture at Morikami Museum Florida 2010

Kaiju – The History and Art of Japanese Vinyl Toys, is a museum exhibit at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Florida. The museum established in 1977, celebrates the Japanese culture and also the history of Japanese … Continue reading

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Movers and Shakers art show Feb 14th , 2009 !

I am honored to have been asked to participate in super collector, Gino Joukars curated art show called “Movers and Shakers”. Full info above, click the image .. but needless to say lot’s of talented folks 😉 Not sure what … Continue reading

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