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Rain in California…it must be holiday time

Rain in California…it must be holiday time Oh no it is rain in California (much needed) …it must be holiday time… Next week is Thanksgiving and the holiday rush is on or so the media is dictating to us. Black Friday used to be the first big day of...

Lorrain Garcia

Lorrain Garcia This month the gallery is featuring jewelry artists… Lorrain is a visiting artist from our Storybook show is once again here for “Jewels”. Her fun and funky take on Alice in Wonderland, Oz and even a Darth Vader piece are part of the...

Jewelry Artist Lori Kirsch

Jewelry Artist Lori Kirsch This month Art Of Toys is featuring our jewelry artists so I thought I would share a bit about the artists starting with Lori Kirsch! Jewelry artist Lori Kirsch has a whimsical approach to her elaborate bead, button and toy creations. She...

Jewels

Jewels Art Of Toys is happy to have such talented jewelry artists showing in the month of November in time for holiday gifts! Art Of Toys will feature Margaux Lange, Lorrain Garcia, emiko oye’s Lego jewelry, Lori Riley’s Kaleidoscope Jewelry, Lori Kirsh Assemblage...

Breaking Bad Toys

Breaking Bad Toys Ok people this has been the big news in “Toys” at Google for the past couple of weeks … if you have not heard the huge media blitz… Breaking Bad toys are action figures based on the TV show Breaking Bad. I have not seen the...

Creepy or Cute

Creepy or Cute Tis the day before the Trick or Treat holiday of Halloween and the question today is should Halloween art be creepy or cute? http://artoftoys.com/product/bash-calamity/ I tend to go with a bit of both when looking at art toys but have had some REALLY...

Automatic Building Bricks Anyone?

Automatic Building Bricks Anyone? In 1939 a new toy, Self-Locking Building Bricks were patented by plastic pioneer, Harley Fisher Page, founder of Kiddicraft Company. By 1945 he had improved the blocks by adding channels which inspired Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, the...

Creepy Fun Art

Creepy Fun Art As we quickly approach Halloween I thought it would be fun to point out some Creepy Fun Art that some of the Art Of Toys regular artists have on the site! These are not really Halloween only but great all year round! Marca Castillo a favorite from...

Timeless Toys & Marvin Glass

Timeless Toys & Marvin Glass Just found a great reference book this weekend at my favorite used bookstore– Timeless Toys by Tim Walsh. This was published in 2005 but like the title the information is timeless. The time line starts with 1900 but the section I...

Art of Toys

Art Of Toys is offering many one of a kind artwork pieces and vintage toys. The site is updated daily and artwork is in stock unless otherwise noted. We try to remove or note any sold out items at once. Often artist can create a similar item so if something is no longer showing email us and we will try to help source another creation from artist that is in the same context or inspiration. Understanding that being handmade it will never be exact replica!