Learn how Toys and Action Figures are Produced:
Top 10 Favorite Custom Lego Creations
The ultimate customizable toys. While many of us were content to follow instructions and build what we saw on our Lego boxes…the more inspired amongst us were only limited by their imaginations. Here’s a quick look at some intriguing custom Lego creations:
How to Sculpt Action Figures like a Pro
Artist Julian Khor has taken the time to create a series of fascinating videos detailing his sculpting process. From building the armature to adding minute details like veins, Julian’s videos take the viewer through the entire painstaking process. Here’s a quick look at two videos showcasing his Wolverine project.
Top 10 Stephen King’s DARK TOWER Action Figures that Should Be Created
“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.”
The first sentence in Stephen King’s The Gunslinger has to be one of the most darkly sublime and poetic openings in modern fiction. In one sentence, King captures our imaginations and sets the tone for his mind-bending fantasy/western/sci fi magnum opus. With its surreal imagery and vivid characters, The Dark Tower series straddles multiple genres and explores almost all of the Kingverse…magical erasers not withstanding.
Here’s a look at which characters we would love to see made into action figures: http://blog.shouldbee.com/2011/08/08/top-10-stephen-kings-dark-tower-action-figures-that-should-be-created/
Top 10 Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time Action Figures That Should Be Created
Have you ever wanted to collect action figures based on your favorite fantasy or sci-fi book series? If you’re anything like us, the answer is an unequivocal YES. But, what if those action figures don’t exist yet?
An artist and blogger known as Joey Esq faced the same dilemma and decided to create his own custom WHEEL OF TIME action figures based on Robert Jordan’s seminal fantasy epic. Check out these links to some of his work: (http://bit.ly/ovFIh8) and (http://bit.ly/nLpAFM)
Here are some of our favorite WHEEL OF TIME characters that we’d love to see in action figure form.
Top 10 GAME OF THRONES Weapons We’d Love to Own
Even the greatest action figure is only as cool as its weaponry. In one of our favorite fantasy epics, George R. R. Martin’s The Song of Ice and Fire, and its HBO adaptation,Game of Thrones, the characters’ weapons not only play key roles, but also become characters in and of themselves. In fact, one of the most interesting aspects of the series is that many of the weapons actually become reflections of their very owners.
As the saying goes, “You are what you pillage with”