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This blog details the "backstage business" of professional illusionist, illusion designer, author & show producer, J C Sum.
It also explores how creative & artistic individuals can position themselves to be commercially successful in their respective fields.
Whether you are an entertainer, film-maker, designer, musician, artist, actor or animator, this blog strives to offer insights based on the art, science and business of one of Asia’s most commercially successful practitioners of the magic arts.
Tag Archives: Custom painted Transformers
So, I spent the weekend working on this brand new custom… when I was supposed to be working on the cue sheet for “The Aerial Exit”. I was originally going to start work on this next year with the rest … Continue reading
After two weeks of work, here is the reveal for my interpretation of Optimus Prime if he were to engage in army jungle warfare. Move over John Rambo! This version of Prime was inspired by my two & a half years … Continue reading
This #2 project is coming along much faster tha expected. One reason is that the experience and the fine-tuning of techniques/ skills from the first custom “Old School” Prime has resulted in much more efficient and faster work. NO more experimenting … Continue reading
We just returned from a successful corporate show tonight and I thought I would share this video which we managed to churn out in the week. Check out this 1min video! It is the coolest geekiest customized Transformer video you … Continue reading
I’m happy to announce that I have completed my custom Optimus Prime figure! I must has spent over 120 hours on it, but half of that time was probably experimenting on different customization and modification techniques. Like my illusion and magic desing … Continue reading