T9G yumenoko question

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    so these were produced by Medicom--were the 14" versions sculpted by T9G???
     
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    His name was all over the one I had, so I saw no reason to doubt that he did.

    I hope that helps!
     
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    I can't say I'm 100% certain, but I believe so. I don't think there would be a reason for him to hand off the job to someone else as I believe he sculpts all of his own work, plus works under the commission of others-I was to understand that sculpting was his primary expertise.
     
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    Speaking of which, his absolution toy is pretty cool.
    [​IMG]

    Especially the back.
     
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    yeah I'm digging that one completely. it's on my hit list.

    thanks for the comments. I'm dying for a 6" version, but the big ones will have to do until then. I have mitsuke. the big one has really different feel from his usual works--not just in design but in execution. I had to wonder. good good stuff.
     
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    The Medicom line Yumenokos are nice in their own right, but they definitely don't share the appeal of the originals-I believe these only stand at about 4" tall, pretty small but so cool. I still have the few I managed to pick up a long time ago, but hating myself for not picking up the others whenever I had the chance. The nice thing for dedicated collectors is the low count for completion, but with such low production numbers I'm grateful to have the few that I do. I was under the assumption he only made seven models including the Usanoko, but I came across two more just a while ago in which I was unaware of their existence (pink flocked w/black arms & full clear).

    http://muse-um.com/portfolio/yumenoko/

    The only one missing from that database is a clear body/legs w/pink arms/head. There's also the blue/black plushes, but those never really interested me.

    Here's a sick Franken custom by Dehara I felt the need to share. :razz:

    [​IMG]
     
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    There are other versions than the ones in the database and the missing few you mentioned.

    There is a clear purple version for sure...

    The big versions are cool, but the small version is a perfect toy.
     
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    Wow, that I definitely have not seen. I would love to see evidence of this if anyone happens to have one.
     
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    [​IMG]

    the condition isn't perfect, but a little wabi-sabi doesn't hurt such a nice score (for me).

    Love the smaller yumenoko. I WANT ANOTHER!
     
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    That Usanoko is a nice score! Did it come with the original box/sock mask?
     
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    Yeah, it came complete. Box, mask, certificate, and signed edition 5/10. It fits so nicely with my collection in size and presence.
     
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    That's awesome! One of them popped up on Y!JA a couple years back and I passed up on the opportunity to grab it. Dumb. :roll:

    I'd love to get my hands on one more of the original models; the first release black or the GID would be great.

    Not sure if I ever shared this here, an old project I did for a drawing course back in college using the Kodomo; chiaroscuro, black and white charcoal pencil on 18" x 24" paper:

    [​IMG]
     
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    ^^nice drawing dude!
     
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    good stuff!
     
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    Thanks guys! I remember having to assure my drawing professor that it was indeed a still life as per the project requirements... think he thought I just dreamed up some twisted doll. :lol:
     

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