Tragic Sunshine - The Art of Kevin Tong

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Postby Kramerica on Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:31 pm

finneganm wrote:ISO Pixies/Collisions

Either/or

Woulda grabbed ya both from MC4. Maybe then Tong wouldn't have been such an ass when I asked him if he would sign my print.
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Postby chevyav53 on Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:32 pm

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chevyav53 wrote:Would have liked to see Collisions in person. No room for any but these looked amazing in the pics.


Same. Really admire the technical skill and craftsmanship, but don't think it's something that would ever end up on my wall


Exactly, I've already got too many where I was like ok $30-50 and reasonable shipping I'll take it. Almost like comic book collecting as a kid then think this really should be up somewhere. I have the Delort Seasons and Ruas Saburo I really like but no where to put them right now but they are great pieces. Collision would have been in that pile. I need a coffee table portfolio album.... and a bigger coffee table.
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Postby chevyav53 on Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:42 pm

Kramerica wrote:

Woulda grabbed ya both from MC4. Maybe then Tong wouldn't have been such an ass when I asked him if he would sign my print.[/quote]

That sucks, what happened, just brush you off or was a real [email protected]$ about it?
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Postby farhad7 on Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:42 am

Interested to hear more about this as well. Kevin's always been super nice when I go hang at his booth at Comic-Con. Seems out of character.
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Postby Cbjornson on Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:34 pm

farhad7 wrote:Interested to hear more about this as well. Kevin's always been super nice when I go hang at his booth at Comic-Con. Seems out of character.


Not the first time it's come up and won't be the last.
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Postby RambosRemodeler on Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:44 pm

Collisions is incredible and its one of the best art prints of the year IMO.
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Postby jayper on Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:55 pm

RambosRemodeler wrote:Collisions is incredible and its one of the best art prints of the year IMO.

Agreed.

It was fun talking to Kevin about this one at his booth. After seeing the gig print version he wanted the skeletal deer figures to stand out a lot more and asked the printers if they were up for a challenge. They were so he asked them to hit the blue color twice for the deer to make them really pop. I'm really glad he did, the printing on this one is amazing.
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Postby watersbrad on Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:20 pm

I randomly found this article about Star Wars/Jedi clothing and I was surprised to see Kevin Tong making a fact-filled appearance:

https://mashable.com/2018/06/07/star-wa ... su5Qc7viqY
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Postby mfaith on Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:02 pm

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Postby bubbie on Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:13 pm

That's pretty rad. Not really gig-posterish though or something.
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Postby collectorstoychest on Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:23 pm

hard to believe this is a screen print....top notch stuff
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Postby sonicboom on Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:03 am

Would love an art print version of that.

Great work.
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Postby thisisjosh on Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:12 am

would have made for a lovely Björk "gig" poster.
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Postby farhad7 on Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:52 am

sonicboom wrote:Would love an art print version of that.

Great work.

Pretty sure there is an art print version of it. I recall seeing it at the SDCC booth.
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Postby JasonA91 on Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:48 pm

sonicboom wrote:Would love an art print version of that.

Great work.

Yeah, He sold art print versions at his booth at SDCC.
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