Mike Sutfin Devilman

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    Hey Bryce - Glad you like the poster/art thus far, thnx! Oh yeah - for sure, our main intention was to create a sculpt to parallel the poster art. However, we also kept pushing to keep within the realm of what we hope makes a good toy. I would never make the macfarlane connection myself & I listened to absolutely no Korn music during the process, haha...

    Here's the final remarque for Sirene:
     
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    I can't wait for more reveals of this sculpt!
     
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    Thnx so much, I will surely post updates when possible. Pretty excited and stoked/honored to be working with all involved!

    PSYCHO JENNY finished remarque on the Mondo main edition print:



    ABIL:



    AMON:

     
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    Love all but Abil is a fav.
    Can't wait for full reveal of Devilman. HOPEFULLY SOON!!!
     
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    Definitely loving the artwork on all of the remarques. I really love that you can just see the connections to the animated versions if you know what to look for. You did a really wonderful job 'transforming' them. The posters are going to be a hot ticket item I have no doubt. I am excited to see the toy reveal when it is all finalised, even it it might not be along my own personal collection tastes. I can certainly appreciate some very well done work. Like Bryce, I guess it is just a personal preference to see more 'toned' back designs, particularly because I find there are so many options for hyper-realistic and 'horrorified'/grosteque Devilman toys out there. I'd love to see a return to the classic toy appearances (generally, I mean).
     
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    Thnx for the feedback!! I definitely understand your apprehension concerning the sculpt, considering the fact that the poster & remarque artwork is completed with a forward level of detail. I love the vintage toys I believe you are referencing (Bandai, Takatoku) but obviously I'm trying to bring a personal outlook to the already expansive realm of DM figures. My intention was to make more of a traditional toy than a big gnarly sculpture to place on each side of your flatscreen (haha). I definitely wouldn't call the Unbox sculpt, horrific or grotesque - it looks a lot like the print I'd say. Hope to have more soon...

    Satan/Ryo Asuka:


    General Zannin:


    Demon Marshall Lacock:
     
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    Holy wow!
     
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    I had thought that the posters had sold out. Then I revisited this thread. An... copped one. Dude has some cool stuff on his website aswell. I got a bunch of dope lych stickers from him a couple weeks ago.
     
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    DEVILMAN sculpt (front view) revealed today over at the UNBOX insta. Mega-thnx to Dan and crew for their efforts.

     
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    Fuuuuuuuuuuuck!!
     
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    Holy SHIT
     
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    Nice!
     
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    This piece is just breath takingly good. All that detail :shock:
     
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    The texture on that piece is just insane.
     
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    Thnx! Figured I'd post the original turnaround sketchwerk (front & back views) for comparison:

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    holy feck!
     
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    Nothing wrong with hyper realism. I honestly cant understand ppl that get upset over this. Considering the opposite approach to making toys with the less is more attitude can be rather lazy in general. The new toy is indeed hyper realistic to a degree but honestly i see nothing wrong with that.
     
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    Awesome!!
    Gimme an unpainted blood red one!

    How tall is this dude?
     
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    It's a matter of taste; both sides are legit. Both aesthetics are valuable to the toy world.
     
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    I can appreciate both simple and intricate toys, I'm usually not black or white with my taste. The first toy I worked on was the Rumble Monsters Bop Dragon, which was a somewhat simplistic design. Thnx for taking a look at the new Devilman sculpt either way!

    @spatula007 26cm

    Jinmen, remarque:



    Lyamon, remarque:

     
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    I love that the screen print has this back view line drawing on the back side of the paper. Such a great surprise!


     
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    WOW. Fantastic work, Mike. Now I'm way more pumped looking at the back!
     
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    This is a gross over-simplification and just flat out wrong. It's completely fine if you don't appreciate that look, we've all got our own thing, but it doesn't at all mean it takes less effort. Anyone in art or design will tell you making something clean and simple is a lot harder that just a hot mess. (just look at some of the 'new' toys on the market)
    ^^ This.

    But I don't want to clog up this thread with the same old discussion. Devilman looks really nice, a wonderful transition of the original sketchwork and execution in vinyl. The details on the wings are a nice touch.
     
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    Wow this is amazing!
     
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    Many thnx @truslithers

    For those interested here's a couple vids documenting the poster remarque process:

    Sirene


    Zannin
     

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