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May | 2011 | Little Known Heroes
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Monthly Archives: May 2011

From the Bouncer to the Battlefield

Since we have found ourselves a direction in the form development of the toys, it was about time we started giving the toys a character and a storyline to follow [that’s when I come in]. With a few sessions of brainstorming….starting from the identification of target audience to exploration of various graphic styles….we came up … Continue reading »

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Come Play with Me!

We got our first prototypes today! We wanted to test out a couple of forms we’ve sketched out in wood and Chris wanted to see how the lathe is used as well. (By the way, Hi! Chris introduced me in an earlier post but just for the sake of a little personal propaganda – I’m … Continue reading »

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Ramping up

Before we start getting into the really fun parts (characters, histories, prototypes), we need to decide a form. A lot rides on this form, because it will be the canvas on which our characters have to fit. It needs to be identifiable on its own, something that is immediately recognizable as unique, with its own … Continue reading »

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Breaking onto the scene

My name is Chris Dame, and I have been talking with several other artistic friends in India about a project we’ve wanted to start for years now. Making toys. Specifically, toys that combine the Western sensibilities of design, urban vinyl, and “toys as art” with traditional Indian artisans, creating a new concept that uses local, … Continue reading »

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