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Crocker-Con

Crocker-Con Crocker – Con was an fun event last night Art Of Toys participated in at the Crocker Art Museum Artmix night! This was a mini version of Comic Con done Sacramento style. It was exciting to see so many young talented artists in the Sacramento area...

Dan Crowley

Dan Crowley This month the gallery is featuring “Puppets” and one of our favorite artists Dan Crowley! Dan creates whimsical finger puppets that are perfect little sculptures that are pieces of life! He does not name the characters so the collector can...

TV Memorabilia

TV Memorabilia One of the more useful of my collections is Toy Reference books which I peruse of a regular basis looking for ideas to blog so today I came across “Collectible Television Memorabilia” by Dian Zillner. Now the first thing I have to check is what year...

Ramp Walkers

Ramp Walkers Ramp Walkers are fun little characters that waddle down a ramp that can be raced or just walk alone. These have been many manufacturers of this traditional toy sometimes found as a folk toy but the big push was with Marx who produced primarily in the...

Holiday Countdown

Holiday Countdown Oh my goodness it is fresh off of Labor Day and we are looking at a Holiday Countdown…I know give you a break but all the fun stuff is starting to come in and I’m like a kid in a toyshop so to speak and must begin to share! Ho ho ho or...

Puppets

Puppets A puppet is an inanimate object or representational figure animated or manipulated by a puppeteer. It is used in puppetry, which is a very ancient form of theater. There are many different varieties of puppets, and they are made of a wide range of materials,...

Steve Ferrera Artist and Puppeteer

Steve Ferrera Artist and Puppeteer Steve Ferrera artist and puppeteer is a visiting artist from Berkeley California area who does stop action puppet movies. We are excited to feature a nice selection of his Clan People this month in the gallery… this month is...

Creepy Doll Movies

Creepy Doll Movies Ok on October 3rd one of the creepiest doll movies, Annabelle,  I have seen (based on trailer) is releasing!  I LOVE dolls and have collected since I was a child but a few moments with this trailer and I will have to say this woman has one of the...

Dancing Groot Toy

Dancing Groot Toy Yes you heard me a Dancing Groot Toy if you don’t know what this is you most likely have yet to see the latest movie from Marvel , Guardians of the Galaxy. Since the release of the movie that is all the toy news has been about! Geez! Well I did...

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!