Tag: Spotlight On

  • Spotlight On: Cesar Diaz’s Custom Iron Man with Packaging

    Spotlight On: Cesar Diaz’s Custom Iron Man with Packaging

    Destination Vinylmation: What inspired this custom creation? Cesar Diaz: Iron Man 3 of course. For me this is the most anticipated movie this year. I’ve always been a big Star Wars toy collector. I have hundreds of carded figures and I love the look the toy brings when it’s carded. I knew I wanted to […]

  • Spotlight On: Brian Shapiro’s Invertimation Series

    Custom Artist Brian Shapiro is back with a very intriguing series customs set for next year: I present my last custom of 2013 which is a preview of a series I’m going to do in 2014 called Invertimation! That mischievous prankster, the Cheshire Cat, has teamed up with other tricky characters like Stitch and Genie […]

  • Spotlight On: Mike Vetrone’s Sparky Custom

    Spotlight On: Mike Vetrone’s Sparky Custom

    Artist Mike Vetrone wanted to share his latest custom… a 3 inch Sparky from Frankenweenie custom using the Whiskers and Tales platform. “Sparky is one of my favorite characters and I had a ton of fun sculpting the bolt and working with the arms. This is absolutely one of my favorite 3 inch pieces I […]

  • Spotlight On: Rust This World’s Light Up Customs

    Spotlight On: Rust This World’s Light Up Customs

    Artist Rust this World recently shared more customs in his light up Vinylmation line: You can reach Rust this World to view and purchase his work at rustthisworld.com or become a fan on facebook at facebook.com/rustthisworld or follow him on twitter @rustthisworld.

  • Spotlight On: Karen Turner’s Bedazzled Customs

    Spotlight On: Karen Turner’s Bedazzled Customs

    Destination Vinylmation: What is your background in art?   Karen Turner: I have always been interested in art.  As a child I took classes in drawing, painting with watercolors, and painting with acrylics.  I was in art in high school and majored in art in college for a while.  I then changed my major to history, but […]

  • Spotlight on Joshua Pirtle’s Gravity Falls Custom Combo

    Spotlight on Joshua Pirtle’s Gravity Falls Custom Combo

    We were sent some photos of a pair of Gravity Falls customs by Joshua Pirtle from Kissimmee, Fl. Gravity Falls is a Disney Channel cartoon and these vinyls feature the main characters. Destination Vinylmation: What got you into painting Vinylmation? Joshua: Back when I started collecting with Park Series 2, I really wanted Vinylmation of […]

  • Josh Edwards’ ToT Custom Series For Sale Today 3/29!

    Josh Edwards’ ToT Custom Series For Sale Today 3/29!

    These will be for sale on Friday, March 29th at noon central standard time. So that would be 1pm for the east coasters and 10am for the west coasters. If you are interested in a chance to buy one, please send me a message through my custom page ON that day and no earlier. The […]

  • Spotlight On: Mike Vetrone’s Poison Apple Custom

    Spotlight On: Mike Vetrone’s Poison Apple Custom

    Mike Vetrone sent us a few photos of and a few words on his most recent creation: “I wanted to share with you one of my most recent works.  It is a 9 in Bad Apple from Snow White.  I wanted to really emphasize the “poison” on the apple so I sculpted it! This was […]

  • Spotlight On: Casey’s Custom Accessories

    Spotlight On: Casey’s Custom Accessories

    We spotlight lots of custom artists on DV, but Casey Maute has put a twist on things. He creates custom accessories for your Vinylmation. Destination Vinylmation: First off, what gave you the idea to start creating accessories for Vinylmation figures? Casey Maute: I made my first ever painted custom for my friend and it looked pretty ridiculous… […]

  • Spotlight On: Roman’s Jabba Custom

    In this week leading up to Star Wars Weekends at DHS, artist Roman Rodriquez would like to share a new Star Wars inspired custom he has created! “I want to take this opportunity to introduce my custom Jabba The Hunt 9” Claymation.  I was approached by Susan Ermish-Gunther to create a realistic and detailed 9” […]