Posts Tagged 'Kerry Dyer'

MoleXL + RE-MOLED @ Raygun Comics

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MoleXL + RE-MOLED @ Raygun Comics      Sat October 3rd 2015  10am – 5pm

Raygun Comics 26 Red Lion St, Richmond TW9 1RW

Come customise your own MoleXL or take a look at some fantastic artist produced Moles!

I’m excited to announce that on October 3rd, Raygun Comics will be hosting a MoleXL day at their Richmond store!

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There will be blanks MoleXL’s to buy and pens to colour and customise your mole on the day, as well as some of the pieces from the RE-MOLED custom show. And I’ll be there doodling away too.

So, if you previously had your eye on any of the RE-MOLED pieces you only have 2 weeks left to buy them online before they go on sale exclusively at Raygun.

Can’t make it to MoleXL day at Raygun? Never fear! The MoleXL’s will still be available and the RE-MOLED pieces will be available at Raygun through till December, but after that, they’re gone forever!

(We still have some fantastic pieces available from Okkle, A little Stranger, The Bots, Zro Toys, MapMap, Sneaky Racoon, Hoakser, Triclops and more!) www.kerrydyer.bigcartel.com

See you there!

ToyConUK 2015

So ToyConUK 2015 is almost upon us! Aaaaand there’s still a little time left to buy tickets for ToyConUK if you haven’t yet!

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I’ll have some new pieces for the show including ‘On The Grassy Mole’. A flocked custom MoleXL.

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I’ll have Blank MoleXL and Mini Moles on my stand, and a few necklaces and small items. But more importantly I’ll have some of the pieces from the RE-MOLED custom show!

So if you didn’t get a chance to attend the show at the end of last year, now’s you chance! The online gallery is still Live and some of the pieces can be found over at the online shop.

Have a look at the fantastic stuff from the RE-MOLED Show!

You can also find a couple of my pieces over on Matt JOnes stand for this years Fans Of Tw

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Spoilers! –  I’ll also be releasing my new custom series Spoilers! this year. Pics to follow soon! Keep an eye on facebook / twiter / instagram for updates.

Check out the map below to find the quickest route to my and my buddy Okkle on the day.

See you at ToyConUK!

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Re-Moled Custom Show Update

Here’s a quick peek of a few of the Re-Moled customs out there so far!

And don’t forget if you can’t make it to the show (6th Dec, Loading Bar, London), customs will be available from www.kerrydyer.bigcartel.com from the 7th of Dec 2014.

Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/534828963316926/

David Stevenson – Sneak Peek

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Lex Luthor – Sneak Peek

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Uncle Absinthe

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Zro Toys

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Robotic Industries – WIP

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Jenn & Tony Bot

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Jam Factory

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Hoakser

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Luke Hyde – Sneak Peek

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Flatties – WIP

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Okkle

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Lunartik – Sneak Peek

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Mr Lister – Sneak Peak

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Zombiekel – WIP

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A Little Stranger

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Sneaky Raccoon

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Zukaty Toyz

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ibreaktoys – WIP

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Triclops – WIP

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More pics to follow soon!

RE-MOLED Custom Toy Show!

Hello there!

So I’m organising a custom toy show. I know, I didn’t see this coming either. But 6 weeks after deciding to do it, there are 45 artists onboard we have a venue, and a poster! Hey, look at the poster:

It will be at Loading Bar (London’s insanely awesome video game bar) on the 6th of December 2014. With Customs and 2D prints available online the next day: 10am GMT 7th of Dec at www.kerrydyer.bigcartel.com

I’ll be posting work in progress images from the artists to Instagram and Tumblr, and be posting updates on the show periodically here too.

If you’d like to be notified the second the Customs are available  online you can join the mailing list.

So if you’re in London on the 6th of december, and hell even if you weren’t planning to be, you should stop by for fun, art, Moles and cake!

For links to the artists previous work, click below!

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Okkle

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Lunartik

Mr Lister

Zombiekel

Pocket Wookie

Uncle Absinthe

Sneaky Raccoon

Zro Toys

RunDMB

Robotic Industries

Mark Treharne

Mike Strick

Jenn & Tony Bot

Hoakser

Emily Bee

Triclops

Luke Hyde

Dani Abram

Ian Matthews

Flatties

Lex Luthor

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Map Map

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Jam Factory

Nicola Welbourne

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Sam Horton

Octopus Jam

Bianca Ansems

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Nicola Robertson

Lize Meddings

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ALL THE THINGS!

I’ve been all over the place lately on puppet making jobs, and barely had time to work on my own stuff. But here are a few of the things I’ve squeezed in in the last few months!

CARDIFF TATTOO AND TOY CON

Last month I took a trip over to Cardiff for the Tattoo and Toy Convention and met lots of lovely new people and saw both some fantastic and scary tattoos. It was a great weekend and I look forward to doing it all over again next year!

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CASTLEHEAD FINISHED & NEW STUFF ON THE SHOP

Some of you who went to ToyConUK in London this year might remember the customisation panel that I sat on with David Stevenson and Jon-Paul Kaiser. I was working on a 3″ Munny, slowly sculpting him into a castle. Well he’s finally finished and up on the shop! I’ve also got some of the necklaces and new stuff made for the Cardiff Tattoo and Toy convention over there too now. Go on, go have a look!

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GOING TO MELKSHAM COMIC CON

This Saturday (31st of Aug) I’ll be helping out on the Razarhawk stand with Artist Dani Abram and selling a few little bits and pieces of my own. So if you’re in the area, stop by and say hello!

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That’s it for now. More stuff to come soon 🙂

ToyConUK 2013!

ToyConUK is over! Long live ToyConUK! (2014)

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And so went my first ever convention as an exhibitor. It was fun, terrifying and exciting. And once I came to terms with the idea that the convention goers weren’t going to eat me alive, I had some great conversations and enjoyed the customisiation panel I was on.

Also my online shop is now live! you can get there via the page at the top or by clicking on any of these images.

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I launched this series of resin figures called ‘The Q’ at ToyCon along with my first set of ‘Taming of the Brew’ customs and lots of other bits and pieces now available over at the shop.

I have a new mailing list as well, to keep people informed about new toys, events and shows that I’m doing. And maybe the odd discount code too. You can sign up to the mailing list here.

So now for the mountains of pics I always post. First of all, here’s my stand which I shared with the lovely Okkle and a few of the pieces I had on other stands.

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Here are a couple of shots from the customising panel courtesy of @emmajgwen

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I’ll be finishing and painting this guy sometime over the next month and will be on sale online soon.

And finally some of the other stands at the con. I didn’t have time to get around all of them, but here are some of my favourites.

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Lady Lauren Loves watching over the A little Stranger/Cavey booth

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Chris Dobson/Alto and David Stevenson

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Lisa Rae Hason – I Break Toys

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Red Mutuca/RunDMB

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Dolly Oblong

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Jon-Paul Kaiser and UME Toys

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Monsters and Mecha

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Taylored Curiosities

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Creo Design (incuding my custom QiQi)

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Doktor A

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Stitches and Glue

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Planet Domu with Gary BlueFrog

That’s all folks!

A Busy Couple of Months!

Not even sure where to start!

So most recently I’ve been working on a short film for City of London with the extremely talented Bianca Ansems at the helm. And that’ll be coming out later this month, so I’ll talk more about it then!

I’ve also got my online shop opening soon, to coincide with ToyCon in April, so keep an eye out for that. And for anyone who’s still on facebook I started a page over there called Kerry Dyer Toys, for commission and customisation work.

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So I’ve  been getting stuff ready for ToyCon next month. There’s still a lot to go but I thought I’d share with you a few pics and mention the other custom series I’ll have work in at ToyCon.

First up, Art in the Groove, a series of artwork on 12 inch vinyl records. Organised by Generic Art, all the vinyl records will be on display at ToyCon and artwork is based around either the music on the existing vinyl or and unrelated song of your choice. Here are the two I’ve made.

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This is also my first attempt at painting out my logo by hand, think it went pretty well.

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Next up, I’ve made this little Shakespeare for Fans of Tea Series 3. The guys in the background are for a a series I’ve made to sell at Toycon called ‘Taming Of The Brew’, I’ll post more pics of them later this week.

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Aaaaaand, I’m working on another piece for Creo Designs QiQi series, no pics yet though.

I’ll be sharing a booth with the very talented Okkle at ToyCon, so if you’re one of the lucky few who have tickets, drop by and say hello! (also new logo! look, down there on the right, next Okkle’s fancier one!)

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Sneaky Snow Ball

So Sneaky Racoon‘s Sneaky Snow Ball has been and gone, and it was awesome! Some amazing work from talented artists, great company, snacks and I sold something!

Here are a few images of my customs in progress before my pics from the show. I used a mix of parts from Munny World figures including Mini Munny, Raffy and Foomi.

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And my finished customs Brain-Freeze and Faun.

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I didn’t take many photos on the night, but here are a few of them. click on the images to get to the artists websites.

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For more pictures from the show visit the Kidrobot London Facebook Page.

Congrats and well done to Anna Mullin for hosting such a great event!

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And of course, JazzyDan‘s shoes were pretty stunning too 🙂

A Very Sneaky Christmas

Anna Mullin aka Sneaky Racoon is hosting another collaborative show this year at Kidrobot London and I’m taking part!

So if you’re in London on the 30th of Novermber for the opening night (on until the 2nd of December) Stop by and have a look! Maybe even sort out some of your Christmas shopping.

For a little more info on the show nip over to Digital Arts to read an interview with Anna/Sneaky.

See you there!

Aardman Show & Tell

So a couple of weeks back I was driving to Bristol to see some friends and pick up all my casting resin and old moulds. Checking my e-mail the night before I realised that the deadline for the Aardman Show and tell event was the next day. I sent off a hasty e-mail and gathered together the only models I currently have in my possession and set off for Bristol! By all accounts the opening night was a success, and I finally managed to go along last weekend and take a few photo’s of some the awesome work there.

These ones you might recognise, so moving swiftly on!

Plasticine figures by Merlin Crossingham aka @ernyberny

Detailed sculpting by Ben Whitehouse  @mrbenwhitehouse    www.stopmotionben.com

Awesome wood carving by Nigel Leach

An entire cabinet of cool stuff from Richard Smith. Check out more of his work Here

Weird and wonder stuff by Josh Ashman, including bone carving! @joshuaashman

And finally, artwork by Sam Horton! (sorry about the bike, its reflected in all my pics from this side of the room) – link to follow

I know I missed out  a few people and their work including Nick Mackie’s awesome Dinosaur Zoo! But you can see more pictures of the exhibition here courtesy or Pete Lord.