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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: Transformers
My custom “Optimus Prime” was featured in Cybertron Con 2012 at Resorts World Sentosa and The New Paper is up for sale on Ebay for the next week. The model drew a lot of interest during the Cybertron Con and … Continue reading
My feature in The New Paper is out today featuring my custom work on Transformers figures, models and toys. Although I brought down a large number of some of my customized Optimus Primes, they only showed two! Oh well… You can … Continue reading
I just did an interview and photo shoot with The New Paper today as part of the publicity for the upcoming Cybertron Con 2012 at Resorts World Sentosa taking place on 11 – 14 Mar 2012. I’m one of several local celebrities to … Continue reading
Through our new artiste management, Fly Entertainment, I’ve been invited to customize a Transformers figure for the upcoming Cybertron Con 2012 at Resorts World Sentosa. Cybertron Con is a convention for all Transformers fans stunning exhibition of TRANSFORMERS collectible toys … Continue reading
After loads of requests from people around the world, I have put together a short highlight video of my Custom Battle Damaged Power Up Optimus Prime. It was a great after-dinner Sunday project. Enjoy the short 60-second video! Watch it HERE … Continue reading
I have not done a custom in quite some while and with the Transformers: Dark of the Moon movie out, I knew it was a matter of time before my fingers started to itch again. Not surprising, I am tackling … Continue reading
I first started working on my “Transformable Power Up Optimus Prime” almost a year ago. It was only recently I did a full repaint including adding battle damage to reflect a movie-accurate version of Power Up Prime in the movie … Continue reading