Nov 2 2023

Special Edition Thomas Nosuke Toys

“Thomas Nosuke” purple marble edition and Red marble edition.
Each featuring an exciting two-tone rippled Sofubi body with a glowing inner mechanism and fade-tinted clear head dome.

They can only be purchased at the Tomenosuke pop-up store, which will open on the 5th floor of Seibu Shibuya Building B in Tokyofrom November 13th to November 27th.


For up to date info on all the pop up store exclusives visit the Tomenosuke Blog

Nov 2 2023

Rikitoy Giveaway

Rikitoys Giveaway

Get ready for an incredible giveaway brought to you on Instagram by Rikitoys and Doktor A. This collaboration celebrates the passion for art toys, offering you the chance to enrich or even begin your very own collection.

Rikitoys stands as a distinguished collection of art toys, providing insights into the designer toys community and the journey of the collector, llya Popov.

Now, let’s talk about the star of this giveaway – the stunning Anesthesia Bust. Crafted with Doktor A’s signature style, it’s a fusion of Victorian elegance and steampunk flair.

You could be the fortunate owner of this piece. The “Eelmarsh” Edition version in elegant black. It’s the perfect addition to any interior!

To Enter:
Right NOW go and follow both the @rikitoys and @doktor_a accounts on Instagram.
Leave a comment on the giveaway post.

The winner will be selected through a random number draw, and the entry window closes at 12 a.m.
UTC on Sunday, the 5th of November.
Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to infuse a touch of artistry into your collection. Best of luck!

Aug 2 2023

Deep Discounts!

I need to raise some funds for future projects so am giving a whole quarter off for the rest of August with code “DOKAUG23

That’s right! 25% off anything and everything on my online store.

This includes all original works and customs so there are some real bargains and huge savings to be had.

Don’t snooze on this as I am sure it will be super popular.

(Applies to all orders over £20.)
Use the code at checkout.

I ship worldwide!

Aug 2 2023

The Big Blonk Show

Opening on the 12th of August is The Big Blonk Show!
A group custom show using the wonderful new vinyl creation from Sad Salesman.

Hosted at Clutter Gallery in Beacon New York the show runs till September the 1st and features many international artists.

Doktor A has created an all new Mechtorian character from the Blonk for the occasion.

If you can’t get to the gallery for the event you can sign up to the previews list and buy over the web.

Clutter Gallery
163 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508

Aug 2 2023

Minimalist Light-Up Thomas Edition


Launched this week a new micro edition of 4 Thomas Nosuke Sofubi toys with a built in light up feature.
(The colour-changing lights are controled from a small remote control handset.)

This version the 8″ Mechtorian robot is unpainted on the outside.
He has a pure and clean crystal clear Japanese Sofubi on the upper parts with milky white leg arrangement.

Inside there is a Sofubi “mechanism” also in crystal clear sofubi which has been accented in a high shine chrome on some details.

A truly minimal and pure custom edition.

Each is signed, numbered and dated on the underside.
Each one come in a vintage style box.

Remember there were only four created.
Add one to your collection today.


Jun 7 2023

Patreon Free Trial

You can now try Patreon for 7 days before it costs you a dime!
That’s right there is now a 7 day FREE TRIAL of my Patreon feed so you can have a good look around and see if it’s the sort of place you want to be a part of.

You get access to all existing posts and get to view anything new posted during that week. So you can really have a good poke about in my archive of technique tutorials and walk-throughs and get a proper feel for what I cover there.

And you can cancel at any time before the end of the trial period without it costing you a anything.

So why not give it a go and see if you would like to support me on my art creating journey on a monthly basis. All subscriptions help me upgrade tools, ease overheads and take more chances with my art, which always leads to better work.

N.B if you choose a level with physical rewards you will not be eligible for them until you start subscribing proper.

May 9 2023

Resin Mechtorian SALE!

For the month of May we have discounted all the resin Mechtorian collectible figures in the online store.

Time to add a Titfer or Blinky Allsop toy for collection.
Or pick up another finish of your favourite character such at Hugo Facet or Todd Morden.

Shipping is cumulative so the more you buy, the better the deal.

And remember you can use the Discount code detailed at the bottom of the newsletter email for even more savings on any shop orders.

We ship worldwide!

Apr 25 2023

Pilot Brainbox

Pilot Brainbox. Mechtorian Madl custom by Doktor A (Bruce Whistlecraft). A Retro Futuristic, Steampunk robot toy.

He does it to fit in!

Customised Madl toy from Jeremy Madl.
Vinyl toy, Epoxy, Lead, Acrylic, Rubber, A.B.S. , Cast Metal Key Found Objects.
5″ Tall.

Available at Toycon UK and if unsold there they will be offered to my First Dibs Club on my Patreon page before heading to my public store.

More images after the break.

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Apr 24 2023

The Illustrator

The Illustrator. Mechtorian Janky custom by Doktor A (Bruce Whistlecraft). A Retro Futuristic, Steampunk Cat robot toy.

A very limited micro edition of five customised figures.

Customised Janky toy from Superplastic.
Vinyl toy, Epoxy, Lead, Acrylic, Rubber, A.B.S. Wood, Cast Metal Key.
Each one comes with a random selection of mini drawings.
3″ Tall.

Available at Toycon UK and if unsold there they will be offered to my First Dibs Club on my Patreon page before heading to my public store.

More images after the break.

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Apr 24 2023

Toycon UK Ten

This month sees the tenth anniversary of the UK’s main art-toy event!
Toycon UK returns to the Novotel in Hammersmith on Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th of April.

Doktor A will be there in person ready to sign, natter, doodle and help add to your collection.
Find him at booth No.12

He will have a large selection of new customised toy pieces available. As well as a selection of production toys and merchandise.

You can purchase tickets direct online to get access to this awesome event.

And check out their website for more info and details.

We hope to see lots of you there.