Pardon our dust/lack of updates. We're currently hard at work on our new website, launching in early September. We can't wait to show you what we've been up to the last few months...
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We love our clients. We love Lego. So why not combine the two? For our annual Client Holiday gift this year, we decided to design a custom Eye Creature Lego kit. Edition of 6 sets. 444 pieces. 4 instruction booklets. 8 different mouth combinations - and a hinged top that allows the owner to store all kinds of fun items (as shown below). We even found 2 extremely cute kids from 1972 in my house that wanted to participate in the box design. Disclaimer: This product is NOT affiliated with Lego, folks - this was a gift. Oh, enough already. Check out how we made it below:
DrilOne x Invisible Creature presents Leroy 'The Destroyer' Box Set!
Leroy 'The Destroyer' Box Set will be available online in the IC shop and at San Diego Comic Con Dragatomi Booth #4935. 12 sets were made and 10 will be sold.
DrilOne x Invisible Creature Leroy 'The Destroyer' Box Set includes:
1 - Invisible Creature Leroy C. customized by DrilOne 1 - 11"x14" print by Invisible Creature, numbered and signed 2 - Leroy 'The Destroyer' Vinyl Stickers 1 - Leroy 'The Destroyer' 1" Button 1 - Set of dogtags that are numbered to match the box, Leroy, and print
Friday 07.06.12 / 1PM PST - 4 will be available in the IC shop Thursday 07.12.12 / 2PM PST - at DrilOne's signing SDCC booth #4935
If there are any left, they will be available here:
Saturday 07.14.12 / 11AM PST - at DrilOne's signing SDCC booth #4935 Sunday 07.15.12 / 1PM PST - online in the IC shop
Wow, we're 5. Officially out of the toddler bed but still able to pee in the yard. Not bad. It's been an incredible journey thus far ... thanks to our amazing clients and you (of course). To celebrate the holidays as well as our half-decade, we're offering free shipping on all US orders through December as well as a new 5" x 5" mini-print (with any Leroy C. figure purchase) to hang next to the awkward family photo of that one acquaintance from high school that still sends you Christmas cards. You know the one I'm talking about.
Thank you so much. And seriously, we can't wait to see what happens in the next five ...
You may have seen a fairly vague posting regarding this last week, but here's the lowdown: Low & Behold is a new project band that J Martin and I have been working on for a few years now. In a nutshell, it's really stripped-down classic goth/new wave- for those of you that dig on the likes of Depeche Mode, Sisters Of Mercy, etc. The first release, a 12" single titled Blood Red, is available for pre-order now here. The record features the title track, plus a b-side (Violent Sound), packaged in a gatefold sleeve, with a 11" x 11" 2-sided art print. So, yes, $9 is a steal.
Ahhh, the first day of pre-school. Today was a biggie for my son - definitely a few tears. Continuing tradition, here's a quick drawing I stuffed in his lunchbox to ease his first day jitters. Also in the shop for $12.
Time flies. Today is my little girl's first day of first grade. Just like last year, I decided to make her a quick treat for her lunchbox. Many of you asked for prints last time, so we added an 8.5" x 11" print to the shop for $12. All proceeds benefit her lunch fund ... and I'm happy to report that there were less tears this year ...
What is Heartwork?
Heartwork is a project designed to raise money for art supplies within the art room at Target House—this wonderful home-away-from-home for the families of children facing long-term treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The whole idea started simply enough. We, along with a few other creative individuals, were asked to work on various design projects for Target House. But, in the process, we were so deeply moved by the experience that we didn’t want it to end. We witnessed first hand the special connection the kids had with the art room in particular. It was a place where we saw kids at all stages of health just being kids.
So, we began to wonder, “What if we could create a ongoing way to support more and better art supplies for these children?” It was then that Heartwork was born.
The idea is simple. Every year, a group of talented artists will create a series of prints to raise money for the art room. Each of the prints will feature a different interpretation of the Target House elephant mascot, chosen because it represents family, long life, strength and playfulness—attributes with special meaning at a place designed for families to live, play and heal.
Archival giclee - printed with pigment inks on archival cotton rag paper Size: 11 inches x 14 inches Signed & numbered editions of 40
Purchase the prints here.
"Elephants Love Ooey Gooey Peanut Butter" by Johnny Yanok:
"Collaboration" by Don Clark
"Waterworks" by Ryan Clark:
"Tuskers Ahoy" by Michael Bartalos:
The Scott Hamilton Arts & Crafts Room at Target House:
We're honored to be part of this project and thankful for everyone who donated their time and talent.
Well, it's about time. No more Flash. And we're pretty happy about that. Besides the obvious luxury of browsing our site on any platform, we've added quite a few new bells and whistles.
Here are the notable additions:
• Gift Certificates! Now you can purchase Gift Certificates in increments of $5 (up to $100) for that special someone ...
• Discount Codes! We'll be wheeling and dealing discounts in the shop from time to time, but we've got extra special plans for Lil' Happy Club participants. Stay tuned.
• New Blog! You'll notice the right sidebar has been given a facelift. Featuring new shop items, new work and coming soon: Flickr sets of our library, toy shelf and annual Lil' Happy Club submissions. All for the kids.
• FAQ! We tried to tackle the standard questions we receive on a daily basis, but I'm sure we'll be adding more in the near future (ie. Q: "Which one of you would win in a cagefight?", A: The cage)
Anyways, have a look around. We've buffed out the scratches and shined up the fenders for you. Enjoy.
Huge thanks to J.D., Phong, Kim and everyone over at the mighty Instrument for their skills.
A mighty big thanks to everyone who came out to our Full Circle show/Leroy C. launch party at Super7 on Saturday night. We had a blast. And as you can see above, Leroy did too.
If you find yourself in SF anytime soon, the show will be up for a few more weeks.