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« on: March 01, 2008 10:02:44 AM »

So, this toy store in Denver called The Plastic Chapel had an open call for an "art show" where people painted vinyl toys. You know, the Kid Robot-esque kind. So my brother and I thought it would be fun and we each bought two blanks and gave one to our spouses to paint and kept one for ourselves.

So, I decided to make mine a Day of the Dead one painted on a white blank Munny.


This was actually a really challenging project for me. I had wrist surgery in December on my right (aka dominant) hand. It was a fairly small figure and my hand liked to start shaking when I tried to steady it.


Picture of the top of the head.


Picture of the backside.


Picture of the front.


Here is the one my brother's wife, Suzanne, made. She really likes cats.


Picture of front of Suzanne's.


Picture of back/side of Suzanne's


Picture of the one Jaymes did. Needless to say, he didn't finish.


He didn't get his done because he was too busy painting this guy.

My brother, Andrew, did a really cool one using a picture he took of local freight train graffiti and used Omni Gel to transfer it on. However, he didn't allow me to take a picture because I told him I would be posting it and he doesn't like any "online communities".

Please feel free to comment I am eager to get feedback.
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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2008 10:19:52 AM »

i really like the day of the dead guy. even if the lines are a teensy bit wobbly its still really awsome and cute!!
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Drapehs
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2008 10:23:29 AM »

 The Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) one is super COOL!
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2008 10:29:51 AM »

his butt is adorable!
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2008 12:12:36 PM »

i really like mummy hes so cute
this is getting a "this rocks" Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2008 12:33:22 PM »

Yay! I am so glad everyone likes them. My brother dropped them off at the Plastic Chapel today. Apparently we were suppose to name them. My brother named the Day of the Dead one (mine) "Hello Death". Apparently we were suppose to have artist pen names too. So he said my artist pen name was MC Sparkle.  Huh Don't ask me.
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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2008 07:56:28 AM »

These are awesome!  I like them all, though the day of the dead one is for me the most memorable.  I want to try one (or five) as well!
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