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blakewest commented on Mr. WalkieTalkie's group Toy Sharers
"Hi. I just noticed that Shin posted something on his site for April Fools' Day. Totally missed it. What was it??"
Apr 4
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Jun 17, 2013
blakewest commented on baykiddead's photo
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tboy.jr • by greenelf x shin tanaka

"The place where the sleeves attach to the body are tricky. I agree well done!"
Jun 6, 2013
blakewest commented on Mr. WalkieTalkie's group Toy Sharers
"@Methuup thanks for clearing up the SSP mystery. That is a pretty weird looking dude, but I like the asymmetry myself. Another Shin toy I figure I would have to make from scratch is this cat toy. I finally have loaded Inkscape on my ancient laptop…"
May 28, 2013
blakewest commented on Griffith's photo
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dribbble monster

"That's a great monster! The form is unique, and it seems like it could take lot's of different patterns for the body coloration. Are you going to post a template?"
May 23, 2013
blakewest commented on Mr. WalkieTalkie's group Toy Sharers
"@kemurissue What is SSP? Is it another toy by Shin?"
May 23, 2013
blakewest commented on Mr. WalkieTalkie's group Toy Sharers
"Does anyone have a template for T-Boy Grande, the tall, skinny T-Boy? Or is this a version that Shin has only done as one offs? I don't care about the specific pattern, I just want to build one. If you have a template, my email address is…"
May 22, 2013
blakewest commented on paperjoker's blog post Save money with PIGGY the BANK
"Thanks Paperjoker! You know, looking at the template it reminds me a bit of the Speakerdog in structure. If you ever did a collab series, I bet a lot of artists could do great things with this little pig :)"
Jan 14, 2013

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My Name:
Blake West
My Age:
June 5, 1973
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NiceBunny Fan, Paper Toy Fan

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New coworker

Posted on November 1, 2012 at 9:18am — 2 Comments

T-Boy

Built a T-Boy this weekend to go with his bigger vinyl cousin :)

Posted on July 23, 2012 at 8:34am — 2 Comments

Chibby

I helped my 8 year old build Shin's Chibby on the left yesterday. Then she went on to do the one on the right by herself. She did a great job and I'm very proud :D…

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Posted on July 9, 2012 at 6:51am — 1 Comment

Shin Tanaka and Nao Shimojo Show: LOVE MOVEMENT

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I thought this would be interesting to the paper toy community, although not directly about paper toys.



LOVE MOVEMENT is a show that's sponsored by Shin Tanaka and his wife Nao Shimojo, and includes Shin's T-Boy figure in vinyl form. You can find out more about the show here. It turns out that Shin and Nao have financed the show entirely on their own, so their US… Continue

Posted on November 24, 2010 at 12:04pm

Shin Tanaka exhibiton piece at Kaiju Comrades 2

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It appears that Shin Tanaka has at least one new work showing at the upcoming Kaiju Comrades 2. This show is mostly for vinyl monster toys, but I noticed Shin's distinctive style right away from the flier. I imagine that this is an exhibition only piece, but I thought people would want to check it… Continue

Posted on March 8, 2010 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

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At 12:39pm on January 4, 2010, Greenelf said…
hi blake the building was actually downloaded from shins site a few years back now, if you send me your email address i'll let you into my skydrive I have i think just over 300 shin models on it! As for the purple hoophy yes I did do the custom of it as well as the rest of the big hoophy's, quite a few people on npt have them now. ...andrew
At 9:20pm on January 16, 2009, Mystery Action said…
Very kind, thankyou Bwest!
At 9:24am on December 11, 2008, Tang Mu said…
nice to meetcha, nice blog!
 
 
 


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