About this Blog
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.
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I am currently in the process of splitting up this blog into different entities to cater to different target audiences. The “Backstage Business” has basically served as my general blog for the past 5 years but I have audiences who … Continue reading
This is my custom for the Voyager Class Optimus Prime from the Hunt for the Decepticons series. It is the most movie-accurate version of Prime produced by Hasbro at this size and is like a smaller version of the Leader … Continue reading
How to Paint a custom “Battle Damaged & Weathered” Optimus Prime or Any Other Toy, Model or Collectible
In my guide, I teach how I customize and paint a “Battle Damaged” toy, model or collectible. I use a Voyager Class Optimus Prime (Hunt for the Decepticons series) as an example for in the tutorial. The first thing you … Continue reading
As I do not have to work during this New Year Day, I thought I would have the first entry of my blog for 2011 be one NOT on work. I had enquiries on how I apply my “Battle Damage” … Continue reading