Demon Craft – Wasabi

+ ABOUT

Monsters are rampant during the Heian period in Japan, a weapon artisan’s daughter was captured by the monsters. In order to find his missing daughter, he formed “Demon Craft” by his willpower to eradicate other monsters, fighting for the reunion with his daughter.

日本平安時代,妖怪猖獗 。一名武器工匠的女兒被妖怪抓走,為了尋找女兒的下落,匠師的意志魔化出「匠鬼」,獨行山隅、斬妖除怪,全都是為了與女兒的重逢。

Demon Craft relates to legendary Japanese ghosts & monsters culture. Scotty had put a lot of effort, time and soul into the creation. By Transferring his spirit into creation as nutrients, and adding Ukiyo-painted elements into the figure.

「匠鬼」代表著傳奇的日本妖怪文化,而作者Scotty投入了大量的心血、時間與靈魂在「匠鬼」的創作上。把這些精神當作創作的養份,並把浮世繪元素注入到完成品身上。

Demon Craft Wasabi is 15.5cm tall, Colour based on a Japanese brassicaceae family of flowering plants(Japanese horseradish).

「匠鬼 – 山葵」全高15.5厘米,配色取材於日本一種十字花科山萮菜屬的綠色植物(山嵛菜)。

+ PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Size : ~15.5cm(H)
Colour : Wasabi
Material : Vinyl

Manufacturer : Toyzeroplus

+ ARTIST : Scotty Wang

HKD680.00

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About +Artist : Scotty Wang

The creation of "Demon Craft" - Scotty Wang, love to collect model toys since childhood, and specially like legendary creatures and ghost stories, eager to create his own designer toy to everyone. In his age of 16, he went to the Art institute of CA in United State, and began the 3D Creation dream.

In 2010, Scotty has back from US and worked in the game industry to utilize his strength, although there are lots of excitement and challenges, but he still didn't satisfy and decided to change his professional and achieve his "Toy dream" by steps. In 2015 Scotty started his own studio, until he met TOYZEROPLUS, there's truly get into the Sofubi(Soft Vinyl) toy design. This opportunity allows him to explore variety of toys around the world, and within this "toy industry", he believes that this is what he wants, and achieve his own dream in this big platform.

「匠鬼」的創作者Scotty Wang,從小就喜歡收集和組裝模型玩具,對於鬼怪類的故事更是情有獨鍾,渴望著能夠創造出屬於自己且受到大家喜愛的"玩具",因此在16歲那年到美國The art institute of CA藝術學校,開始了3D藝術創作之路。

2010年回國之後,Scotty開始置身於遊戲產業上,想好好發揮自己的所長,雖然遊戲產業很有趣也有挑戰,但時間久了,有個心願一直在心裡深處呼喚著!沒錯,就是那個"玩具夢"。於是Scotty決定鼓起勇氣,離開遊戲業並向夢想踏岀第一步。2015年開始自己的工作室,直到遇到TOYZEROPLUS,算是真正踏入Sofubi玩具設計,並有機會能夠看到世界各地不同的玩具,而這個"玩具界",才是能夠讓自己的夢想和專長徹底發揮的大平台。

Interview

TOY0+Tell us more about the story behind "Demon Craft".
可否介紹一下"匠鬼"的由來和概念。
Scotty WangThe reason behind creating "Demon Craft", as I'm specially love Japanese ghosts & monsters culture. You must putting a lot of effort, time and soul into the Creation. Transferring my spirit into my creation as nutrients, and adding Ukiyo-painted elements into the green ghost, red ghost figure.
關於"匠鬼"的原由,是因為特別熱愛日本妖怪文化。再加上在玩具的材質呈現上,必須投入大量的心血、時間與靈魂。所以把這些精神當作創作的養份,並把浮世繪元素注入到青鬼、赤鬼身上。

TOY0+Do you collect any toys? What kind of toys do you like?
你收集任何玩具嗎?喜歡什麼樣的玩具?
Scotty WangI really enjoy collecting toys, Specially like the movable model toys, and I also love to collecting some masterpieces, such as Takayuki Takeya, Sentinel, etc.
從小就非常喜歡收集玩具。特別喜歡可動式模型的玩具,還有一些大師的作品,如:竹谷隆之、千值鍊…等。

TOY0+What do you think about the toy culture? How would you think that a designer toy means to you?
你對玩具文化有什麼看法?你認為設計師(Sofubi)玩具對你來說意味著什麼?
Scotty WangToy culture has been growing through our communities in related to different social systems and concepts, In my opinion, toys are made by designers with passion, it has also been inspiring our hearts. Sofubi toy is a historical testimony in the toy culture, nowadays designers have different ideas to higher the standard, and giving a soul to the toys.
”玩具文化”是依附著社會一起成長的,不同的社會體制與觀念,就會產出不同的玩具,對我而言,玩具都是由每個設計師精打造出來的,是一種有意義的存在,在我們心中發酵著。Sofubi玩具就是一個歷史的見證,在”玩具文化”中,當今的設計師們藉由不同的角度與想法,讓玩具有了新的生命,並注入的靈魂,讓愛玩具的我感受到熱血存在!

TOY0+Through making your first vinyl toy, can you share with us the differences of Toy and Game creation?
通過制作首個屬於自己的(Sofubi)設計師收藏玩具,我們玩具制作跟以前專注的遊戲工業有什麼不一樣?
Scotty WangIn fact, "toys" & "game" production are the same, which represents perfection and strong ideas/elements. To be able to create my first vinyl Toy is the most exciting thing , which is not only aim to create prefect shapes of the product, but also involved many details like materials selection, painting application, there are many details to pay attention, that's why I really appreciate and respect toy production!
其實”玩具”與”遊戲”制作對我而言,道理都是一樣的,是對於美與理念的完美呈現,而能個製作屬於自己的Sofubi這實在是一件事令人興奮的事,這不光只是造型上的要求,甚至是材質的選取、顏料的配合等,有許多細節要去注意,也讓我對”玩具設計”更加尊敬!

TOY0+What is your impression of bringing "Demon Craft" into a vinyl collectible toy with TOYZEROPLUS.
請告訴我們更多關於將「匠鬼」帶入TOYZEROPLUS的設計師玩具的想法/印象。
Scotty WangThis collaboration put a big step forward to my dream. And during the working process with TOYZEROPLUS, I can really feel and experiencing their professional, the details of each progress and and the finished outcome are unexpectedly perfect, I would like work with them again and produce more and better works.
這次的促成合作,算是往夢想跨進的了一大步。和TOYZEROPLUS合作的過程中,不但能夠體驗到他們的專業,整個流程的細節與成品的質感,都出乎意料的完美,希望未來能夠有機會再度與他們合作,制作更多更棒的作品。

TOY0+What would you plan to focus for the next project? Will it be monsters/ghosts concept again or something else?
如制作下一個Sofubi玩具,都會忠於鬼怪故事?還是其他類型?
Scotty WangFor toy creation, I have been thinking a lot of ideas, but we need long term planing and discussion to make it happens. At the moment, there are still 2 more projects in discuss with TOYZEROPLUS, and I'm looking forward to show it to my fans later on!
對於Sofubi玩具都有很多的想法,但制作需要深思與規劃,目前除了「匠鬼」外,稍後還有2款正與Toyzerpplus合作談洽,之後也會有不同的系列與設計誕生,我感到非常期待!