Brandt’s Black Cat Suits Up for the Carnival

Ladies and gents, there’s a new cat in town! Since our first teaser of this frisky feline last month, Brandt’s infamous Black Cat has since earned his orange jumper and is ready to paint Paris red! Given that this is the first we’ve seen of the sculpt, it’s hard to say whether the colourway...

Stranger Factory Presents: ‘Late Season’ by Chris Ryniak and Amanda Louise Spayd 11/18

While the Stranger Factory gang readies the gallery in New Mexico for their first-annual Halloween exhibition, Chris Ryniak and Amanda Louise Spayd are locked away in their studios collaborating on their hugely anticipated two-person show, Late Season. Opening Nov. 18th (Happy Birthday to Mr. Brandt Peters), the show is adopting an Autumn theme which will not only...

The Maker and the Puppets of Amanda Louise Spayd

Back in early January, Amanda Louise Spayd burst onto the CP forums in a fit of excitement and anxiety, squealing through her hand-covered mouth about a top-secret animation project that she couldn’t tell us about, but totally wanted to tell us about, and wound up just honking and squeaking in place with no real discernible words expressed,...

Amanda Spayd’s ‘Belladonna’ Plush 5/10

Incredible what a small resin face can evolve into when left to the creative mercy of one Amanda Louise Spayd. Releasing at 3pm Eastern on May 10th is Mandi’s newest editioned plush, Belladonna. A sight to behold with its handmade resin face, striped body and patterned ears (three different styles, see below),...

Travis Louie x Circus Posterus ‘Ecto-Stan’ Bust Revealed at SPIRITS, 8.3

Travis Louie’s utterly awesome Spirits exhibition opened this past weekend at Stranger Factory and hidden among the paintings and drawings was his Ecto Stan bust, a surprise, 20-piece edition from Travis and Circus Posterus. Standing 7 inches tall and retailing for $250 per, the hand painted resin busts are a brand new platform from CP...

Recap: Mr. Whistlecraft’s Tarnished Daydreams 4/1

This past weekend marked the opening of Doktor A’s highly-anticipated solo show, Mr. Whistlecraft’s Tarnished Daydreams, at Iksentrik. Being the Dok’s first solo exhibition on home soil, he pulled out all the stops, enchanting fans with intricate original sculpts, ingenious customs and breathtaking ink drawings. The show’s ambiance captured the antiquated charm of...

Travis Louie’s ‘Stan Skelve’ for SDCC 2011

Travis Louie’s highly-anticipated Stan Skelve from Circus Posterus will be making his debut at San Diego Comic Con this year via Super7′s booth! Following a year-long delay to perfect his ghastly glass cyclops eye, a small number of these slippered apparitions will be available at S7, along with Chris Ryniak’s Unripe Bubblegut and KO & BP’s Boo! Skelve. SDCC kicks off...

Travis Louie’s ‘Curious Pet Show’ @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery 11/12

Mark you calendars, Angelenos, for Travis Louie brings his caravan of Victorian oddities to Merry Karnowsky Gallery this November for the Curious Pet Show, opening on the 12th (reception 8pm to 11pm). Details are still emerging but hit the jump for the first teaser, revealed via Travis’ Twitter....

Preview: ‘Sweet & Sorrow’ by Kathie Olivas 7/1

Kathie Olivas’ debut solo show at Stranger Factory kicks off tomorrow and artworks from the exhibition are now available for purchase. Sweet & Sorrow features new 2-D and sculptural works from Kathie, as well as a couple limited-edition resin releases. An outstanding 30+ piece showing. “I didn’t get to finish everything I wanted including...

Review: Plasma Elizabeth from Kathie Olivas

With the release of a whole whack of new editioned figures including the Lucky Skull, Unripe Crumbeater, Violet Jack & Lucky and Plasma Elizabeth, Circus Posterus brought the hype to this year’s Dragon*Con in Atlanta. For me, Kathie Olivas‘ Elizabeth was the toy to grab, not simply because it’s new (though that kicks ass), but it’s an exquisite piece....