Saturday, September 8, 2012
Singapore Toy, Games and Comic Convention 2012 Part 3
One of the highlights of STGCC which I look forward to is the Artists Alley.
This is where I get to admire the works of different artists from all over the world in person.
First stop is Trisian Eaton.
Born in Los Angeles in 1978, Tristan began pursuing street art as a teenager, painting everything from billboards to dumpsters in the urban landscape wherever he lived, including London, Detroit and New York. Eaton designed his first toy for Fisher Price at 18 years old and has since become a driving force in the world of 'Designer Toys '.
Just love some of his works!
Was not familiar with Max Toy Company until I chance upon them at STGCC.
The man behind San Francisco-based Max Toy Company is Mark Nagata.
In the Japanese-inspired art and toy area, as well as throughout the larger toy collecting community, Mark is welcomed and recognized for his personal passion and commitment to supporting artists all around the world and the unique works they create. Beginning as a collector in his youth, Mark has had for years a keen eye for great art and a personal interest in collecting that he has spread through a variety of outlets.
These designer toys are inspired by 80's Japanese Ultraman show.
It looks cool and I was tempted to pick a few but decided to not start another area of collection.
I got my hands on adFunture's STGCC exclusive release of 2 new YOKAs.
Two Singaporean artists are responsible for the designs. Of course must support our local artists!
Clog02 was responsible for designing THE GRIZZLY YOKA while PHU! was responsible for
Rebel Yoka by PHU!
The Grozzly Yoka by Clog02
Getting my photos taken with Glogo2 & PHU!
At the Might Jaxx booth at STGCC, we have the larger than life-sized 3 foot HELL LOTUS alongside the display of the "regular" colorway Hell Lotus and the STGCC Edition all-red Blood Lotus.
STGCC Edition all-red Blood Lotus
Another stop is TOYSREVIL!
Found these cute USB Flash Drive at Boo Berry booth.
Too bad I don't collect flash drives or else I would have gotten a couple of these.
Really like some of the designs.
They also did some collaboration with artists from our region.
Another artist's booth that caught my eye was Trobok.
His toys and designs are done using the Makerbot 3D printer.
Very interesting concept and his final products look awesome!
There were some nice prints at Kush Kush.
Really some nice designs.
Very Peter Rabbit-like designs!
Kush Kush shared her booth with Mari Brand.
Unfortunately did not catch this designer's name but he was doing his own 12" figures design.
Gun for a head!
Could not cover all the artist at STGCC but I salute all of them for following their passion and bringing us all the great designs and art.
This time round at STGCC, there were two huge Star Wars Lego display.
Like past STGCC, we will have a Star Wars diorama with hidden Easter Eggs!
Was too lazy to search for all of them...:P
Managed to find just 2...
Besides toys there were also posters and pictures on display!
The retro superheroes pictures really caught my eye as they were colorful and cool.
Will fit in nicely in my toy room!
I used to have 3 Lord of the Rings poster s in my old house.
Now they are collecting dust in my storeroom...hahaha
There is the Graffiti Wall where you could draw anything on it.
Wanted to draw something on it to leave my mark on STGCC but could not squeeze in...
Maybe next time I go earlier...hee hee
Notice the Beast Brothers' design...
As I roam around the event hall, I came across the signing area.
Haha...The Beast Brothers was signing for the adoring fans!
Not really into Cosplay, but this Gundam really caught my eye.
Wow...a lot of effort, time and $$ must have been put into this.
As usual, the 501st Legion was there.
Thanks to them, we had Stormtroopers, Jango Fett & Darth walking around the hall and letting us take photos.
Damn it must be hot under those costumes.
Outside the hall, there will many cosplayers lining the corridor as they get ready and become their favourite character for a day!
Well another STGCC has passed and I am already looking forward to STGCC 2013.
See you next year!
As usual, what's a trip to STGCC without a toy haul!
My 2 YOKAs
Tokidoki's Adios and Skeletrino
Finally I got them for a very good price!!!
Click to read Singapore Toy, Games and Comic Convention 2012 Part 1 which I covered the Hot Toys booth & Singapore Toy, Games and Comic Convention 2012 Part 1 which I talked about our favourite toy shops.