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Frankie
  • GeorgeGaspar

    GeorgeGaspar

    233 12 15

    9 years ago

    cute custom!

  • monsterforge

    monsterforge

    280 124 209

    9 years ago

    It's cool that you have to really look a bit to see the Munny in there! Great work!

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Danton The Clown
  • monsterforge

    monsterforge

    280 124 209

    9 years ago

    Creepy cool! The facial sculpt is excellent!

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The Fool
  • lordsketch angel

    lordsketch

    383 1088 1433

    9 years ago

    sweet!

  • monsterforge

    monsterforge

    280 124 209

    9 years ago

    Very smooth work! The sculpted bits look great!

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Pinocchio & Jiminy Cricket Kubrick 2 Pack
  • vinylgoddess

    vinylgoddess

    365 108 162

    9 years ago

    This is terrifying, LOL!

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Grinning Green
  • CarissaAimee

    CarissaAimee

    96 53 3

    9 years ago

    i have a sealed one of these if any1 is ever looking to buy!

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Slap Happy and Mr. Muggles
  • ShopKawaii

    ShopKawaii

    13 2 3

    9 years ago

    300 Produced Worldwide.

  • ShopKawaii

    ShopKawaii

    13 2 3

    9 years ago

    I own #247/300 and #093/300

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The Boy with Nails in His Eyes
  • BoxingXius

    BoxingXius

    65 235 294

    9 years ago

    Photo credit: J. Pidgeon
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/67896537@N00/

  • solya_i_asha

    solya_i_asha

    24 61 18

    9 years ago

    Great!

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Oberth Colonist
  • yourjello angel

    yourjello

    235 215 55

    9 years ago

    Should be in the custom section, no?

  • sergeySafonov angel

    sergeySafonov

    800 2319 1640

    9 years ago

    Nope, it's one of a kind original.

  • yourjello angel

    yourjello

    235 215 55

    9 years ago

    Isn't a one of kind original a custom?

  • jeremyriad angel

    jeremyriad

    566 356 245

    9 years ago

    This is a really good conversation to have. A CUSTOM can be a one-of-a-kind original (especially if the customizer has gone above and beyond to make something new out of the original toy). However, a ONE-OF-A-KIND ORIGINAL is not typically going to be a CUSTOM. In the case here, the talented Jimmy Foo has created an original figure with his own original sculpt. This would only be a custom, if Jimmy writes that underneath the purple, there is a Munny in there somewhere :)

  • CoMus angel

    CoMus

    171 468 619

    9 years ago

    There are talks in multiple toy commentaries on Rotocasted. My reasoning for what is classified a custom:

    Custom: Uses another toy as its platform, including re-casting parts. Therefore customising a toy.

    Original: Creating a sculpt without use of another toy as its platform. An original toy.

  • yourjello angel

    yourjello

    235 215 55

    9 years ago

    I feel there is a difference between "customizing" and "custom". I would define taking a platform toy and painting it or making it your own would be customizing or customization, however, making your own one of a kind toy would be a custom (as in custom made). IMHO.

  • CoMus angel

    CoMus

    171 468 619

    9 years ago

    As toy design as we know it is relatively new, it may be helpful to reference an older practice to define the nature of the beast.

    In furniture design, the term "custom made" tends to be only used if you were commissioned to do a unique piece for someone. The person commissioning the piece would set the design specifications for the custom made furniture, not the designer.

    One of a kind pieces get made in furniture design often and are not considered custom pieces but new designs.

    English language seems to lack the words required for this subject :P The interpretation of words like 'original' and 'custom' can easily become out of context.

  • sergeySafonov angel

    sergeySafonov

    800 2319 1640

    9 years ago

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  • JimmyFoo

    JimmyFoo

    73 64 4

    9 years ago

    Thanks for posting the competiton Sergey :D

  • JimmyFoo

    JimmyFoo

    73 64 4

    9 years ago

    I think in this instance the term 'custom' is being confused with customised. Imo, to customise is to take an existing object and make alterations. A custom is essentially a commission with some kind of client brief. However, I regard this piece to be neither of the above as it's an original design....soooo... Between Jeremy and CoMus I'd say it's pretty much covered.

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Oberth Drone (CMYK)

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Oberth Drone (RGB)
  • amavevera angel

    amavevera

    364 77 1144

    9 years ago

    hmm... interesting...

  • solya_i_asha

    solya_i_asha

    24 61 18

    9 years ago

    Great toy!

  • MisterQuiche

    MisterQuiche

    185 83 831

    9 years ago

    Dropped you a mail mr Foo ;)

  • CoMus angel

    CoMus

    171 468 619

    9 years ago

    I really want this so much, I will wait till my funds even out a bit :D

    Great work! Also checked out your blog, killer stuff!

  • JimmyFoo

    JimmyFoo

    73 64 4

    9 years ago

    Oh hey...thanks for the nice words.... MisterQuiche....not sure if I got your mail, where did you send it?

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