ARTIST – Chauskoskis
COUNTRY – México
TITLE – Peter Petroleo
MATERIALS USED/TECHNIQUE – Epoxy, Acrylic paints, and  some other junk.
DESCRIPTION/BACKSTORY-

“Robot #7183 was a machine from the mid 40’s who has been shutdown and power less for a few decades , originally was created by Dr. Von Chaus Denburgh as a surveillance and espionage machine, but after the WWII was over and with the new technologies developed it was no longer needed. Then, after 100 years in the dark, some unusual life grew inside of it… evolving from bacteries, dust, petrol and darkness some greasy creatures came to life inside 7183. Strangely, metal and glass, plastic and gears started to work. There’s no more robot #7183. Now, Peter Petrol is born…”

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What was your inspiration for this custom toy?
Robots, world war,  apocalipsis, steampunk.

Which part of the customizing process did you enjoyed the most?
add and paint that Oily material and the small creatures.

How and when did you begun customizing?
I start in the toy custom world  like 3 years ago, now even when I don’t want to keep doing it that often, I can’t say no because its so much fun!

What keeps you inspired?
Short answer: everything i guess. :S
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BIO

Self taught artist, at  5 years old he  grab clay  and  pencil and never  get rid of them.
Working as a successful Graphic designer, painter, sculptor, illustrator.
He has being inspired  along the years by  mexican comic books, lucha libre, fantasy, terror, crappy movies, Sci if, classic cartoons, the big art masters, making of him a multifaceted artist, who creates all sort of  weird and strange characters. You never know  with what he will come up next time …

He decide to  enter  on the toy scene as Chauskoskis,   his particular style has quickly  give him a spot on the  scene as an original artist who always think outside the box…

He create with artist Frank Mysterio  the “Karuzo” his first Vinyl toy who is about to hit the streets as DIY and Artist series, also he work next to Jeff Lamm on the successful kaiju toy “Greasebat” where he was in charge of the master sculpt,  also he have a couple designs on the new “Skelanimals” series 1 and 2 by Toy2R .
He also  participated on the successful “dunny Most Wanted series 2 ” at the moment working on several projects and collaborations.

Shows:
MunnyGrubbers show, Arizona USA • Robolucha CustomShow, Germany • DollyOblong, PaperTotem toy • O Negative “Destroyer” show for Operation Smile •  Custom Yoka Show, Pasadena Cal. USA •  When the hell Freezes over Show, Cranston Fellow Jr , New York • Sketchbot Custom show, New york • Ganmetall Celsius Show, USA •  Press Start! show, Canada • 15th anniversary QEE, Sacramento •  Jouwe Custom Show, Germany •  EGGCORE, China • Dem Cubez, NewYork Comic Con •  Alien Argus Show, Los Angeles • When World Collide, Portland • For the Love of Vinyl, Sacramento •  and more to come

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LINKS/SOCIAL MEDIA

www.walterjacott.blogspot.com/
www.flickr.com/photos/walterjacott/
www.twitter.com/chauskoskis
www.facebook.com/pages/Chauskoskis/155385251174470