Turning Characters Into Toys
09.07.2012 by Roisin McGuire
This discussion panel from some of the minds behind the vinyl art toy world looks great. Described as "Independent toymakers will spill their guts about the ups and downs of turning characters into toys," the Indie toymakers spill their secrets on how to successfully create and market awesome plush and vinyl toys. Toy world luminaries Nitin Bhargava (Kidrobot), Shawn Smith (Shawnimals), Dan Goodsell (Mr. Toast), Kerry Horvath and Darth Rimmer (Evil Ice Cream), Dov Kelemer (DKE Toys), Joshua Ben Longo (Longoland), and Kris Schantz (Happy Worker), moderated by Wendy Bryan (I Heart Guts).
Plush toast, mean ice cream, huggable ninjas, handmade monsters and furry internal organs — these aren’t your baby’s stuffed animals...
On Thursday, 12th July from 6:30PM until 7:30PM in Room 4 at San Diego Comic Con you can learn the secrets on how to successfully create and market awesome plush and vinyl toys. Turn your sketches into something you can squeeze! Its a great idea, with great people involved, so if you are at SDCC make sure you are there!