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Ten Reasons Why Designer Con is the Best Convention

Dean Gojobori and Sean Chao at the GR Booth Giant Robot has shown at a variety of conventions for two decades. I might be disavowing previous joyous occasions by saying Designer-Con is the best of them all. Surely, many are busier including the grandfather of all conventions, San Diego Comic Con, but none have the passion and joy that comes with Designer-Con. (see the Full Photo Set from Designer Con) Uamou Booth at D-Con   Here are Ten Reasons why Designer Con is the Best 1) The name, Designer Con, began representing the "Designer toy" scene, but has smartly opened it's doors to "designers" of many types of objects. It's the premier "indie" creator event that's geared towards art, toys, figures, and plush. There...

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GR2: Strange Symbiosis Reception and Review – Photos II

Strange Symbiosis exhibition featured J*Ryu’s first exhibition as an LA resident. His work is entirely sculpted, ushering in a new look and thought process of his own career. He’s not abandoning customizing, but his ability to sculpt from “scratch” is demonstrated in this “black” themed animal kingdom. (Photos are currently up at the Gallery Store) Scott Tolleson brought is range of customized figures that include both his and other works all bearing his magical color palate and argyle style. His Bittacrittas resins are cute. He includes two painting works as well. Leecifer, from Oakland brought his spirited self and his wife down for a visit. Super jovial at all times, this man is a pleasure to have around. His line...

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GR2: 5/4 – 5/22 Strange Symbiosis Exhibition Scott Tolleson, Leecifer, J*Ryu and Aaron Brown

Strange Symbiosis May 4th – May 22, 2013 Four Person Group Exhibition featuring Scott Tolleson, Leecifer, J*Ryu and Aaron Brown Scott Tolleson ( Leecifer ( J*Ryu ( Aaron Brown  The world of indie toys and figures have crested and the artists involved are evolving into their own as sculptors, painters, and illustrators while they still do custom figures from time to time. The four involved will demonstrate their development and evolution as fine artists. For any other information on or about any of the artists or anything else contact Eric Nakamura at Giant Robot. Strange Symbiosis   May 4th – May 22, 2013   Opening Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2013 6:30 – 10:00 PM GR2 2062 Sawtelle Boulevard Los Angeles CA...

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