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What’s Next for Blank Toys?

Now that I got both the “Yoda/Slimer” prototype done (I’m still not confident enough to cast it yet) and the “Rat Babies Shadow Figures” done, I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to work on next… and I’ve got a looong list of ideas floating around in my head, with more coming in everyday! One thing […]

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Speak Hard Answers rough draft Preview

I’m working over the next couple months on the Rat Babies short film (aka music video) for the last EP we put out called “Speak Hard Answers“. We debuted the rough draft last night at the Go Bar show in Athens, but if you missed it I uploaded it to my youtube channel. It’s the […]

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Rat Babies: “Speak Hard Answers” preview night at Go Bar!

I’ve been working all day and night to get a rough draft version of the Rat Babies “Speak Hard Answers” music video ready to project during the Rat Babies show tomorrow night at Go Bar (Athens GA)!! As long as this computer doesn’t crash on me… It should come out nice! I filmed the whole […]

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Mr Blank the Monster Maker?!? (part two)

In the last post I was working on the Yoda/Slimer figure, but since I haven’t started molding it yet we’ll have to get back to that later… Until then, I went ahead and started working on my next idea: a figure for my band Rat Babies! A few months back I managed to get a few […]

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Mr Blank the Monster Maker?!? (part one)

I will be debuting my first “bootleg art toy figure” very soon, it’s actually all still in the works but I was excited to tell everyone about what I’ve been working on since Oct… First off what is this “bootleg toy” thing all about? Well, I’ve definitely used things like: pieces of barbie dolls, electronic […]

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I Registered To Vote Today

Yes, I registered to vote today. I think today was the deadline (see the ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION CALENDAR here: http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/elections/2017_elections_and_voter_registration_calendar, If you want to register to go here: https://registertovote.sos.ga.gov). I’m not sure how I feel about it though because I do not have faith in the political system we have set up in this country! But […]

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My art featured on THE TOY GEEKS NETWORK!

Check out the latest episode of The Toy Geeks Network’s show Behind The Counter which features some of my artwork and designs (at about 21m:50s) when they review the packaging art for a figure called “Say Utinni” created by bootleg toy designer Buzzard Guts. The figure and packaging is a bootleg parody of the 80’s movie “Say Anything” […]

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New SKULL PAINTING for a Weirdo Yardsale

Last I mentioned anything about the Skull Painting series I’ve been working on I posted about the 5 paintings I had left and still available for purchase after Athfest… Well I’m down to ONLY TWO from that last series now, plus I’ve just painted a new one… this time for a YARD SALE!!! On October 7th & […]

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Got Spooked Eggs?!? Pre-order NOW!

Hard-boiled and Hand-painted, a Hauntingly fun treat for the whole family! Pre-order your Spooked Egg Baskets NOW! We offer scheduled pick up at the Joker Joker Gallery (Athens GA), or we can possibly arrange drop off service if you are local. To place your order call: 706-449-4022, or email: blankbooking (at) gmail.com with the subject “Spooked Egg Basket”. You’ve […]

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The Struggle is real… Is it all Hopeless?

While up into the wee hours of the morning doing some research on current digital “distribution channels” for my art and music…. I found a five year old article on Pitchfork (read here) that explains the struggle of a DIY music career, perfectly! And.. This is what keeps me up late at night…. Is it all hopeless?  […]

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