MAN-E-NEWS// The Little Helper resin ‘bots from Cris Rose…

After months on the drawing board, Cris Rose has just revealed that his Little Helpers will finally be running riot in-store later this week! Offering up a fun and affordable alternative to Rose’s grander robot designs, the awesome little figures are each made up of 12 randomly built parts from a selection of 40, withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Little Helper resin ‘bots from Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Clear Vision Mk2 / Edition C – Custom Resin/Vinyl Mini Munny from Cris Rose…

Hot off the heels of his recent Personal Trimentional Viewer drop, Cris Rose proudly presents the latest Clear Vision Mk2, Edition C. Coming with a completely re-sculpted resin head, these customs are based on Kidrobot’s 4″ Mini Munny vinyl figure, and retain all their original articulation. Packed with a big lens up front that has been coveredContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Clear Vision Mk2 / Edition C – Custom Resin/Vinyl Mini Munny from Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// (UPDATED) Bonjour Bots teaser from Lunabee x Cris Rose…

It looks like we wont be waiting long for the next awesome Lunabee x Cris Rose collaboration, with the first image for the provisionally named “Bonjour Bots” surfacing on the internet today. Whilst the above image reveals very little, it appears that Cris will be painting up a series of French influenced Sprogs, whilst LunabeeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// (UPDATED) Bonjour Bots teaser from Lunabee x Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Personal Trimensional Viewer: Turquiose Rotund Mk2 from Cris Rose…

“patiently awaiting attention at the repair centre…” As previously revealed last week, the first round of Cris Rose‘s Personal Trimensional Viewer’s, the Turquiose Rotund Mk2, are set to land in his store tonight (May 21st).  Using the miniature Sprog platform “Bits and Bytes”, Rose has created intricate hand cast mini-dioramas that house the expertly painted figures inContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Personal Trimensional Viewer: Turquiose Rotund Mk2 from Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Trimentional Viewer teasers from Cris Rose…

“Keep an eye on your robot with your personal Trimentional Viewer” Anyone following the newly opened Cris Rose Instagram account will have noticed several interesting photos from his latest project, the Trimensional Viewers! Little is known about the project yet, but as you can garner from the above shots, the release is set to featureContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Trimentional Viewer teasers from Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Petal Purple Robotones from Cris Rose…

The beginning of the month signifies yet another Robotone drop from resin master Cris Rose, with May’s springtime robots coming in a beautiful “Petal Purple”, a wonderful spring tone seen in wildflowers all over England at this time of year. Available in either Renold or Rourke designs, the hand cast bots are available exclusively from Rose’s BigContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Petal Purple Robotones from Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Podgonauts Edition B from Podgy Panda x Cris Rose…

Podgy Panda and Cris Rose are proud to present the latest addition to the Podgonauts family, “Custard” Edition B! Part of the Panda Exploration Corp, each “custard” jump suited figure comes with a laser engraved disc embedded in its chest, an articulated head and removable dome. Weighing in at a staggering 250g, the 3″ xContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Podgonauts Edition B from Podgy Panda x Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Steel BlueBird Sprog series from Cris Rose…

Cris Rose has just revealed the latest additions to the Sprog family, the Steel Bluebirds! Consisting of 5 popular Sprog designs, each with a 1/5 ratio, the blind-boxed series (no actual boxes, just randomly allocated!) with also be featuring a  26th design, a super-rare one off ‘Raymond’ chase! With an expected retail price of around $65Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Steel BlueBird Sprog series from Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Daffodil Yellow’ April Robotones from Cris Rose…

The beginning of the month signifies yet another Robotone drop from resin master Cris Rose, with April’s springtime robots coming in a beautiful “Daffodil Yellow”, the brightest colourway yet! Available in either Renold or Rourke designs, the hand cast bots are available exclusively from Rose’s Big Cartel now for just $25 plus shipping (limit of 2 per person).Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// ‘Daffodil Yellow’ April Robotones from Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// ToyCon UK 2013 confirmed…

Designer toy collectors Jonjo Glynn, Ben Hart and Barry Darnell have finally answered the prayers of thousands here in the UK, with the official reveal of the country’s very first art toy convention! Dubbed ToyCon UK, the event is set to take place on Saturday, April 6th 2012 (364 days and counting!) at the Baden PowellContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// ToyCon UK 2013 confirmed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Easter custom Sprogs from Lunabee x Cris Rose…

The unlikely marriage of industrious robots and whimsical painting is upon us once more… as Lunabee proudly presents her latest collaboration with Cris Rose, the Easter Sprog custom series! Featuring 5 original Sprogs (including 2 Renolds and a Rigel) plus 2 Robobees, the hand painted one-off resin figures will be available exclusively on the LunabeeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Easter custom Sprogs from Lunabee x Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ramsay and Podgonauts resin figures from Cris Rose x Podgy Panda…

Teased here last week in unpainted form, Cris Rose and Podgy Panda‘s much talked about collaboration has finally been revealed in all its glory. Featuring head designs by Podgy Panda coupled with Rose’s instantly recognisable Sprog style sculpt, the pair are set to release to separate variations of the resin figure; Podgy Panda’s cute cartoon-likeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ramsay and Podgonauts resin figures from Cris Rose x Podgy Panda…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Podgy Panda x Cris Rose resin figure teased…

After last month’s tentative Illustrator shot on Instagram (pictured below), news of the proposed Podgy Panda and Cris Rose collaboration have been thin on the ground- until now… Posted on Cris’ Tumblr yesterday come 2 images of the resin figure to be produced by the pair, sporting one of the many head designs seen inContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Podgy Panda x Cris Rose resin figure teased…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Lucky Clover Robotones from Cris Rose…

The beginning of the month signifies yet another Robotone drop from resin master Cris Rose, with March’s St Patricks day inspired release coming in ‘Lucky Clover’ green. Available in either Renold or Rourke designs, the hand cast bots are available exclusively from Rose’s Big Cartel now for just $25 plus shipping (limit of 2 perContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Lucky Clover Robotones from Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// (UPDATED) ‘Decommissioned’ custom Sprogs from DrilOne x Cris Rose…

San Francisco’s king of rust, DrilOne, has just revealed details of his latest custom project, an intriguing collaboration with UK artist Cris Rose. Entitled ‘Decommissioned’, the series of various custom ‘Sprog’ robots have been hand cast by Rose and weathered to perfection by DrilOne. No news as to which Sprogs will feature, or their pricing,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// (UPDATED) ‘Decommissioned’ custom Sprogs from DrilOne x Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Robobees Series 3 from Lunabee x Cris Rose dropping tonight…

Previewed back at the beginning of the week, Lunabee has finally revealed the 5 adorable creatures that will be making up the latest series of Robobees. Hand sculpt and cast in resin by Cris Rose, the ‘Sprog’ based customs are to go on sale exclusively in the Lunabee store at 8pm (GMT) tonight. Entitled theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Robobees Series 3 from Lunabee x Cris Rose dropping tonight…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Valentines Pink Robotones from Cris Rose…

Tonight (February 7th) sees the launch of the second figure in Cris Rose’s Robotone series, with this month’s addition coming in the form of Valentines Pink. Available in either Reynold or Rourke ‘Sprog’ designs, the 3″ hand cast resin robots come bagged and headed. Available from 6pm GMT over at Cris’ store for $25 plusContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Valentines Pink Robotones from Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Robobees Series 3 from Lunabee x Cris Rose…

Announced by Lunabee yesterday comes the third series of her collaboration with Cris Rose, the Robobees. Hand cast by Rose and painted by Lunabee, the Sprog-like bees are set to drop on the Lunabee shop sometime next week. Featuring six one-off designs, the 3″ resin figures should retail on the Lunabee store for around $80Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Robobees Series 3 from Lunabee x Cris Rose…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ruckus ‘Edition B’ & Clear Vision Mk1 from Cris Rose…

Showing no signs of letting up this year, Cris Rose presents yet another release for 2012 in the form of Ruckus ‘Edition B’. Hand cast and painted by Cris himself, the latest 5″ Ruckus variant comes signed and numbered, sporting a beautiful pink/purple fade (with a reversed chase), and 3 interchangeable heads. Limited to anContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ruckus ‘Edition B’ & Clear Vision Mk1 from Cris Rose…”

Chris Rose’s Rotund Mk2 C Edition announced…

Alongside the recent announcement of the Robotone series, Cris Rose has been busy preparing the launch of the latest Rotund Mk2, the C edition, which is set for launch Monday 16th January through Big Cartel here. Each of the 12 robots have been hand cast and painted by Cris, dropping with an estimated price tagContinue reading “Chris Rose’s Rotund Mk2 C Edition announced…”