Archive for August, 2009

Hip Hop Lives Here

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

King Kapisi(NZ/Samoan hip hop artist) is launching his fourth coming album titled HIP HOP LIVES HERE with an art exhibition! showcasing international & local artists work inspired by King Kaps music & NZ hip hop!

Featuring special guests: Chaz Bojorquez & Angry Woebots! click the flyer to see the lonnnng list of artists! :-)

Opening night: September 8th, 7pm-10pm at Nineteen 42 (Levy Building Level 2)
20 Custom Street East, Auckland, New Zealand.

*sneak peek* I’ve done my new paper diorama for King Kapisi! yay! can’t wait to see what everyone else has come up with!! (my HHLH piece will add to portfolio page on the same day!)

p.s. also warped up PANDARA packaging design, expect a DATE and TIME for preorder very very soon….


Friday, August 21st, 2009

introducing…..PANDARA! the heavy metal panda! new addition to my hollow threat family, this resin toy is set to release in early september, i’m not sure exactly when yet, still working on the packaging and other thingsss, so i’ll post an exact date in next 1 or 2 weeks….

PANDARA stands 5 inches tall, 100% hand-cast(polyurethane resin, for those who bought metal spirit, this is a new improved material) and painted by me! it will be $40USD plus shipping for pre-orders! any group orders please email me in advance to secure your order! :-)

BIG ups to geoff for helping me shoot this video! and ognedal for his killer track! hes a very talented musician, if you like what you hear, go and check out the full song & other tunes on his soundclick page!


Friday, August 14th, 2009

a series of new tees are going live in few hours, it was some random idea i had 1 year ago, been doodling this astro-nut character on and off for sometime, finally get to a point where i’m happy with how it looks, the space nut aka Captain Peanut & 4 other space-ish designs are now on the shirt, please check out the new ASTRONUTZ website! we are offering FREE SHIPPING to anywhere in the galaxy on launch day ONLY!


BIG thanks to Geoff, who shot all the amazing photos, and With Hope for being our lookbook models! plus the mysterious ape from the wild! (and everyone who helped on this…)

p.s. nothing to do with astronutz! but this is just as nutz?! last night at james jean + misery show! got my kindling book signed, yay! also digging the new installation works by misery! (i want them in toy form hehe..) pics from the show shot by mindy yeh (wheres my non water marked photo?!)

this and that pt.3

Monday, August 10th, 2009

its been some hectic weeks, trying to work 3 very different project at same time….


HOLLOW THREAT NEW TOY! new resin figure is underway….just shot some video yesterday, with my mate geoff’s 5d mark ii! damn that thing is so good, i seriously need a new camera (hello, canon!?) haha… hopefully i could reveal this new toy next week!

Auckland City

HIP HOP LIVES HERE! working on a new paper diorama for king kaps’s new music! experimenting some new tricks here, if all goes right, this will be my most detailed piece! photo from a ferry station near my place, i’m actually doing ‘research’ for the drawing! wow!


ASTRONUTZ! finally the summer tees are ready, a new series of shirts i’ve worked earlier this year, we did the photo shoots 1 or 2 months ago, everything are coming together now(picking up the slack)! FINALLY! they will drop on friday 14th august!! be sure to check back very soon for the release detail…(some special deal on launch day?)

switching back and forth between some heavy metal & nz hip hop :O