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Miraclon 34th St.

July 29th, 2011 by Corey A. Edwards

Miraclon 34th St.

Bandai Miraclon vinyl

Garamon Green

June 28th, 2011 by Corey A. Edwards

Garamon Green

Yamanaya Garamon at Fort Casey on Whidbey Island, WA

Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful.

November 30th, 2010 by Corey A. Edwards

B-club Aboras

The Case(s) of Renewed Interest

September 21st, 2010 by Corey A. Edwards

a closeup of the long, glass case

6 years ago, when I was in the thick of toy collecting, I ran across a couple of very surprising deals: two glass display cases, to be exact. Low, old-school, wood and glass display cases. And at the right price: free.

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Kanegon

March 13th, 2010 by Corey A. Edwards


So it turned out that the neighbor severed my cable while planting a tree.

He was nice enough to leave the cable ends protruding from the earth like giant, errant whiskers but otherwise said nothing.

He’s in construction, natch.

Aboras

February 28th, 2010 by Corey A. Edwards

Aboras

One of the last toys I ever bought, the Bandai, B-Club reissue of the Bullmark Aboras was long sought.

Something about this toy’s whimsical grin (at least on one side, the other side of his face is rather unfriendly, as if the sculptor was of two moods during the process … or just inept) has always pleased me to no end.

The toy has spent the last few months perched on a living room stereo speaker (the only figure toy in evidence in my home proper) in the hope that it would inspire me.

It has. I hope you like the results as much as I do – more of the same is on the way.

Peek-A-Boo

November 30th, 2009 by Corey A. Edwards


Bandai “Hanejiro”

This was a very simple set-up, as I’m sure you can imagine: A basic head-on with lots off diffuse light on my subject, then a simple two-part layer of the wall and a slight mask of the window to insert the toy.

So simple I almost felt like I was cheating.

For a final effect, I cut out a large section of the top window, which I applied to Hanejiro via a clipping mask, then brought said layer’s opacity down until the toy looked like it was behind the window.

A little bit of stenciling to include my sig and: voila.

I may like this shot best of the three I did this weekend even thought it was so danged easy: the unexpected, goofy charm of Hanejiro’s face up in the window … it perfectly embodies my attitude and aim when making these ridiculous pics …

End of the Tunnel

November 29th, 2009 by Corey A. Edwards


B-Club “Zarab Seijin”

I’m not quite sure how this happened. Something about a request for me to come up with another calendar of toy pics and then my realizing, for the first time since I put one together, that I didn’t have 12 new pictures.

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Somehow … back at it.

November 24th, 2009 by Corey A. Edwards


B-Club “Daigoro”

The next thing you know I’m paging through old backgrounds and snapping pictures of a toy, my mind awhirl with projects, themes, and other forms of sheer pointlessness.

It’s this kind of stuff that “holds me back” and ensures that I’ll never “make it.”

But you know what? I don’t really care anymore. They’re just too fun to make.

(my daughter says he needs a package)

X-ray

September 30th, 2009 by Corey A. Edwards

Here’s a neat little chunk of javascript (click the pic!) I discovered recently (and by that I mean on the net, not by writing it).

This is an admittedly lame use of it, given all the ideas learning of it has generated in me. My daughter and I are in the middle of a project together using said script in a far more creative way that I will reveal here as soon as it is complete.

The script is marketed as a magnifier, not as an x-ray. I like it better as an x-ray. Or whatever it is I have it doing here.

Stay tuned!