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ELEGAB x PLASEEBO at RAMPAGE STUDIOS

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 ELEGAB x PLASEEBO at RAMPAGE STUDIOS

Featuring Japanese Sofubi maker ELEGAB (Nari-san) and American Artist PLASEEBO (Bob Conge).

The show will open at RAMPAGE STUDIOS on Friday (5/30) – Opening and sales to get underway at 7PM that evening.  The show will also be open Saturday (5/31) and Sunday (6/1) from 11AM-4PM.  On-line sales will commence on Monday, 6/2

I am honored to be sharing this show with Nari-san.

Here are some of the customs I will have in the show:

“The Ghost Catcher”
A one of a kind custom vinyl mash-up of an Elegab Kouzira and a Plaseebo Night Gamer with glass eyes and 3 internal LED units.

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“Blue Moon Warui Inu”
A custom of the Kaiju Coup Bad Dog with glass eyes and an internal LED unit.

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“Tokyo Night Gamer”

Custom vinyl with glass eyes and an internal motion activated color-changing LED unit.

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Dead Ben Rises

A little over three years ago I began working on a project for Dead Presidents Design, aka Monster Kolor, to design and sculpt a new figure that would be a sort of mascot based on their Ben Franklin logo image.

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Here is the epic backstory my design is based on:

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Plaseebo and Dead Presidents Design, aka Monster Kolor, are pleased to announce the debut of the DEAD BEN hand cast resin figure on April 12th opening of the MONSTER BRAWL show at the Monster Kolor Gallery in Middleboro Ma. The show will feature custom versions of the Dead Ben figure by Miscreation, Jay222 and Plaseebo.

Here are some photos of the making of Dead Ben. I began by reworking one of Dead Presidents resin figure release of the Ben Franklin bust.

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And here is a preview of my custom painted finished figure.

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Plastic and Plush / Artist of The Year

I am very pleased and honored to have been selected as the 2013 Artist of The Year in the annual survey by Plastic and Plush.

http://plasticandplush.com/2014/03/2013-papas-artist-of-the-year.html#.UyKkkV6Z7sI

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Zombie Baby

The Crawling Dead Show at TAG Gallery

Plaseebo is pleased to have been invited to create a custom based on the Autopsy Zombie Staple Baby vinyl figure from Miscreation Toys for the CRAWLING DEAD show at TAG Gallery in Los Angeles.  The “Zombie Baby” is a one of a kind mash-up of the GID vinyl body from Miscreation Toys with a hand cast resin skull from Plaseebo. The skull has inset eyes and the body has been hand pierced and hand painted using Monster Kolor sprays. The figure also has 2 motion activated LED units with replaceable batteries and the body glows in the dark as well. Signed and dated 2014 by Bob.

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New Book On Resin Figures

Plaseebo is pleased to have a feature in the just released book titled “We are Indie Toys”  by Louis Bou. The book features the work of 30 independent designers from across the globe. Here is a look at the Plaseebo feature.

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