April 11, 2013. ToyConUK roundup.
The Hang Gang, Myself and Jeff Lamm at Unbox Allstars signing
Head on over to Toysrevil for a great round up of our day at ToyCon UK, with beautiful photos by Cavey fan Marian. Pictures of our booth, exclusives, signings and my appearance on the toy production panel, with a brief interview with me about the experience. Thanks for the feature, Andy!
March 18, 2013. three new Art prints Now Available.
February 21, 2013. Between Two Worlds.
Between Two Worlds is a sculpture that captures a spirit as she moves into our world from the next. Displayed on a wall Between Two Worlds feels like your walls are moving and coming to life. Between Two Worlds is a hand cast solid resin piece, each cast capturing every tiny tool detail of the original sculpt by Holly Stanway.
Limited to an edition of just 5 pieces, each comes signed and numbered with its edition number.
January 22, 2013. Limited edition art prints in the shop.
I’m offering my first paintings of 2013 as short-run prints. Both Armour and I’m Listening, are limited to just 5 prints of each design. Highest quality giclee prints on 100% Cotton Rag, pH neutral, Acid Free art paper. Printed using archival inks. Prints go on sale in the A Little Stranger Shop on Wednesday January 23rd at 7pm London time.
December 12, 2012. A Little Stranger in ‘Plush Toys’ book.
You can see some of my work in the new book ‘Plush Toys’ by Monsa publications.The book features loads of awesome plush artists from around the globe, complete with bios and full colour images of their work. Head over to Monsa’s website to see a preview of the inside of the book.
“Toys are part of our history and nowadays the new trends of designer toys and collector toys have bring them again to our adult lives. Now we don’t play with them anymore, but we expose them in our houses as another decorative object. The creators featured in this amusing book, Plush Toys!, come from the world of graphic design, illustration, animation, toys and character design. They use all kind of stuffed materials to bring this collectable handcrafted friends to life: felt, vintage fabrics, old buttons, leather and lace, crochet, plastic, and so on. Welcome to the squeezable world of soft toys.”
Plush Toys is a 256 page full-colour hardback book and can be purchased directly from Monsa for just €16,90 ($22/£14)
November 4, 2012. Cavey’s American Cousins Show, LA November 12th.
Join us for a one night only pop-up art show featuring Cavey’s designed by our friends in the States, made into one of a kind Caveys by Holly of A Little Stranger.
Cavey’s American Cousins is a unique show showcasing Cavey designs by US artists made into one-off plushes by Holly of A Little Stranger. Each plush is one of a kind and not to be repeated. They will be available to buy via 7-day auctions which begin on Saturday November 3rd and end on the night of the show! Visit the eBay auctions, here.
We will also have exclusive prints designed for the show by the artists which will be available on the night.
Cavey designs by: 64 Colors • Beast Brothers • Camilla D’Errico • DrilOne • Frank Kozik • Chris Ryniak • Luke Chueh • Mochimochi • Onell Design • Scott Tolleson • Sket One •Angry Woebots
Saturday November 10th. 8pm – Late.
The Cat and Fiddle Pub, 6530 West Sunset Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028, USA
October 29th, 2012. New Customs for DesignerCon 2012.
I’ve been a busy bunny creating new customs for my booth #713 at Designer Con 2012. Some painted customs, some sculpted and plushed – i had a great time making these! My booth will be split between my A Little Stranger work and Cavey. The A Little Stranger side will have my paintings, prints, jewellery, toys and sketches. I am so excited to be making the trip to the states to do Designer Con again! Come by my booth and say hello, or catch me and Jonjo talking about Toycon UK on the SuperSuckathon, which will be broadcast live: check for a link on the Designer Con on the day.
Clockwise from left:
- ‘Purple Pyjamas‘ custom painted 12″ Kathie Olivas Benny
- ‘Flying Bunny Planet‘ 4″ Baby Gaman
- ‘Lion-O‘ custom painted 4″ spiki
- ‘Peaceful Sea Siren‘ 4″ Rooz
- ‘Blue Troll‘ 4″ sculpted and plushed Mini Munny
All customs will be for sale on my booth #713 Designer Con 2012. Saturday November 3rd, 2012. Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101. USA
October 17, 2012. A Little Stranger in Status Magazine
Pick up the October copy of Status magazine to read an interview with myself and fellow toy designers Jon Knox, Gary Ham, Jomike Tejido and Shea Brittain. Above is the tearsheet from the magazine, you can read my full interview, here.