Tenacious Ninja - A Blog About Art Toys / kidrobot
Dr. Apples is known for his
tacky, uh I mean vibrant tastes in clothing. This is the first time his mother dressed him up. He wasn’t a fan then but it grew into me searching for cuff links on clearance every month. We are currently on the search to find his mother. She was kidnapped by fairies when he was a teen. Come with us on this journey of wonder and frustrations.
This is a custom, one-of-one 4” Munny of Dr. Apples. The base is Munny. His face and hands are made from polymer clay. His lovely brown eyes are resined to bring out the silent anger. He is wearing his signature black & white custom suit. This vinyl toy is based from a scene from the Dr. Apples Novella, Dr. Apples: The Origin, The Eye & the Journey. Some versions of the novella have illustrations made exactly from this one-of-one munny. Available here for $250.
About the artist: Welcome to the wonderful world of Dr. Apples! I am his assistant, Apples (Artist). Formerly known as Applehead, Apples is a lot easier to remember. I have been hired to do all of the hard work he isn’t willing to do. I also can’t find another job so I’m stuck doing his bidding. I have been a professional artist for over 10 years in various mixed media forms. In 2018, I created the character, Dr. Apples & my focus is building on the Dr. Apples franchise. Feel free to sometimes contact me with any questions.
The next wave of the #Kidrobot Arcane Divination 3" Dunny Series is releasing in June!
Here are a could sneak peeks at 2 of the Dunny designs- they're looking super ridiculously detailed!
This series always sells out so make sure you visit your favorite shop in June to grab a display case! Make sure you check out the teaser video below:
Kidrobot.com Exclusive (Tattoo Edition)
Sue Nami Resin Art Figure by ZOLTRON
Drops in 30 Minutes on Kidrobot.com
Our Ambiguous & Immaculate Lady of Armageddon & Natural Disaster, Sue Nami.
Sue Nami was first unearthed in 2011, during the tragic Fukushima meltdown, while poster artist Zoltron was working on a poster for DEVO. From there, she took on a life of her own and her story continues to evolve. You can read her story here.
Today at 10am MST, Kidrobot.com brings fans a Kidrobot.com exclusive version of the Sue Nami resin art figure that was released by Zoltron on Valentines Day and sold out of all color ways in under 90 seconds. This Kidrobot.com Exclusive version was inspired by the piece Zoltron made for a San Francisco gallery through the evolution of the story of Sue Nami. This tattooed piece puts the heart in ART and Kidrobot is honored to present this high quality resin art figure, limited to 50 pieces.
Resin Figure Details
- 9" Polystone Resin (resin and limestone)
- Hand Painted & Hand Finished
- Tattoos drawn by SF tattoo artist and longtime Zoltron co-conspirator Ross K Jones
- Metal Reinforced Braids
- Screen Printed Felt Base
- Weighs between 4 and 5 lbs
- Includes new Sue Nami Sticker printed by Sticker Robot & Postcard
- Drops on Kidrobot.com March 15th at 10am MST
- Limited Edition of 50 pieces
Ships securely in laser cut foam box. Multiple painting techniques were used to achieve the finish, everything from hand painting, to airbrushing and transparent shadows washes, with various sheens, matte paints, gloss and semi-gloss finishes. Follow Zoltron and see his art at Zoltron.com.
To celebrate the release of the amazing new Kaiju Dunny Battle series, Five Points Fest, Clutter, and Kidrobot are throwing a very special, kick-ass party, fueled by Lagunitas!
Be the first to grab an exclusive first look at, and get your hands on this series before anyone else!!! Release party doors open at 6:00pm, Friday, Feb 15th, at 815 Broadway, NYC, and entry will be free!
Artists Jeff Lamm, James Groman, Rampage Toys and Bwana Spoons will all be attendance to sign your new additions, and to also offer you some of their own exclusive product!
Not only that, we will have live painting, giveaways, and a special beer brewed by Brooklyn’s KCBC, with a super awesome exclusive label designed by Jeff Lamm!
Let’s get ready to RUUUMMMMBBBBLLLLEE!
About the Series:
The Kaiju Dunny Battle series brings together some of the hottest American artists working in the Neo-Kaiju genre. Clutter has curated the ultimate Neo-Kaiju Dunny series that no-one thought was even possible!
Asking artists to put their monstrous spin on the ultimate designer vinyl toy platform, the Dunny, Clutter has brought East to West in an epic toy art battle.
Artists in this series include; Jeff Lamm, James Groman, Bwana Spoons, Jon Rampage, Candie Bolton, and Chauskoskis!
Last October, Kidrobot introduced you to one of the most fascinating artists in modern history, MP Gautheron, for a custom Dunny series named The 38 Custom Dunny Collection by MP Gautheron.
Today, October 19th, 2018 at 10am MST, Kidrobot and MP Gautheron will bring you a new Custom Dunny Series by MP Gautheron featuring 15 one-of-a-kind hand-sculpted and intricately hand-painted custom Dunny creations featuring MP Gautheron's signature style applied to 3-inch, 5-inch and 8-inch Dunny's.
Each art piece is signed, numbered and comes with an official Certificate of Authenticity signed by MP Gautheron which includes the name of the piece, number of the piece and photos authenticating it's an official part of Kidrobot Custom Dunny Collection by MP Gautheron. This series will be available exclusively at Kidrobot.com. CLICK HERE
NEW Limited Edition Backstab Smorkin Labbit Art Figures by Frank Kozik Now Available at Kidrobot.com
With SDCC 2018 behind us, many artists and attendees are recovering from days of crowds, commerce and crazy. However, there is no rest for the weary, as 3DRetro will be hosting Kidrobot's release of their City Cryptid Dunny Series. This series has a ton of artists, many of whom will have their first dunny released in this series, while others will be returning with new designs. Starting at 5PM on Saturday July 28th, 3DRetro will play host to a good number of artists represented in the series. For those in the area, be sure to head on over to the brick and mortar 3DRetro store in Glendale (Burbank adjacent). It will, no doubt, be a fun event.