Thursday, May 27, 2010

Custom Yoka Show, US Gallery Tour!

On June 5th Genuine Artikle welcomes the Traveling Yoka Bear Show presented by DKE toys and adfunture. There will be over 150 custom Yokas displayed along with ten, 10 inch Yokas customized by some of our favorite artist in the industry, 64 colors, James Yeah?, Nerviswr3k, Jeremiah Ketner, Okkle, Oke Doki, and more!!! Along with the customs we will be showcasing Noosed Kitty the art work of Jamie Fales. She has sent us over 10 beautiful pieces along with 5 new sculpts! Makes sure to stop in for the opening reception between 8 and 11pm.

location: Genuine Artikle
527 Hawkins Ave
Lake Ronkonkoma NY 11779
631 615-2830

event time: 8pm - 11pm

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Little Trickers Mini Series @ GA!!!

Little Trickers Mini Series by Touma just arrived today. Measuring 2.5” to 3.5” these mini vinyl figures have super cool sculpts. 16 separate designs and 10 different sculpts, featuring characters such as AniBalloon, Gan Gan, Hellhound, Bonga Konga and many others, plus 2 Chases by top designers!!
Available on our webstore!


Saturday, May 22, 2010

MR POWER custom show @ TOYQUBE 5/21

Last night we made it down to the custom MR. POWER show at ToyQube. The place was awesome and filled with amazing work, great job Keith Poon and the crew. It was great meeting you last night. Tons of artist made it down, Nemo, Phetus, Perry J Osman, Lysol, Osiris Orion, Mr. Den, and a bunch more. Check out the pics below!


MR. POWER Display


Mr. Den

64 Colors

Perry J Osman

Osiris Orion

Ian Ziobrowski "Miracle-Dro"

Zam "Samurai Jack"


Tuesday, May 18, 2010

MR POWER custom show @ TOYQUBE

On May 21st Zam & Ian Ziobrowski will be displaying customs at the MR POWER show @ ToyQube Flushing NY. If your in the area definitely swing by. Big names on the flyer, so there's going to be some amazing work available.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

#6 in Zams MARKED MUNNY Series

Here are the last two in the series! The larger figure’s theme is Kintaro who is seen riding a koi fish upstream with maple leaves; These scenes represent the passing of time and a boy’s journey into manhood. The smaller figure’s theme is a darker one with skulls and snakes which are often symbolic of death and the Hannya represents jealousy and anger

Saturday, May 15, 2010

#5 from the MARKED MUNNY Series

Feast your eyes on #5!! Often referred to as “sailor tattoos”, in this traditional art form these designs were simple, had bold lines and vivid color. Many sailors collected tattoos as souvenirs from their travels around the world. Many of these tattoos were used as talismans to protect sailors from the woes of the sea. Today many of these designs have become stapes in the tattoo world. We owe most of these designs to the grandfather of the “traditional tattoo”, Sailor Jerry Collins from Honolulu, who left his mark on boat loads of military men.

Friday, May 14, 2010


We have just received a shipment of Series 3 Teddy Troops. They have been sold out for months now and some how we just got real LUCKY!!!!. This is last your oppurtunity to complete this series if you haven't. Very limited supply, so get on IT!

#4 from the MARKED MUNNY series

Celebrating the first day of the New York City Tattoo Convention, we pay homage to New York City’s tattoo artists from yesteryear. From Sam O’Reilly to living legends like Stanley Moskowitz, this figure represents a rough and tumble time in New York City; A time when you could go to The Bowery, find a tattoo parlor, get a skull and dagger, get a shave and a haircut or a black eye removed and if you stepped out of line, you just might “get a shiner.” Hats off to all those that have left their “mark” on New York City!

Thursday, May 13, 2010

MARKED MUNNY Series by Zam

In conjunction with the 13th Annual New York City Tattoo Convention, Zam of Visionary Tattoo, is releasing this exquisite series called “Marked Munny” It consists of six 7” Munnys that are completely "tattooed" from head to tail. Today we are releasing a sneak peek of these meticulously detailed characters. Stay tuned, each day this week we will release another amazingly ‘tattooed” custom from this killer handcrafted series! These will be exhibited and available at the New York City Tattoo Convention all weekend at the Roseland Ballroom, 5/14-5/16. Come by and check out all the incredible ink on display, tattoo contests and of course these “inkcredible” Munnys!

This is the first in the series of the Marked Munnys by Zam. The style of tattooing worn by this Munny is called Horimono, a traditional Japanese style tattoo, most notably worn by members of the Yakuza. The bodysuit theme is a tiger and peony flower. The tiger is commonly tattooed to empower its wearer and the beauty of the peony brings harmony to the fierceness of the tiger.

Here’s Zam’s Marked Munny #2 today! Representing Cholo style tattoos and originating from the barrios of East L.A., chicano gangster tattoos typically involve religious imagery, calligraphy, cars, images of loved ones and can be reflective of prison life. The clown face symbolizes laughing at one’s enemies. Life and death, good times and hard times, laughter and tears sum up the imagery behind the Cholo style tattoo. In recent years, this style has become well sought after by celebrities, by artists like Mr. Cartoon and Fonzy.[img]

The Moko is a Polynesian art form of the Maori people of New Zealand. Traditionally, the Maori people used sharpened bones and other crude sharp instruments to apply these fiercely intricate designs to their faces and bodies. This type of tattooing was a sacred art form and was applied during a series of rites of passage from adolescence to adulthood. Sadly, this art form almost became extinct, but Maori tattoos have made resurgence in recent years and efforts are being made to restore this ancient tradition among its people.