Life In Deep Ellum was packed with collectable toys and the humans who love them last night as Vinyl Thoughts launched into its third installment. For the uninitiated, the event is a celebration of customizable figurines that have been chopped up, razored down, reformed and painted. The new designs are then bought or bid on by those attending. Each of these mini conventions hinges around a theme, and for Thursday's event artists tackled the concept of illustration.
We had a lot of fun exploring everyone's take on the topic. With table after table of hand-crafted toys jockeying for visual affection, it was tough to pick ten favorites. But we did it anyway. Here they are: The Ten Best Customized Toys From Vinyl Thoughts 3.
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