Posted by Erica April 18, 2012

Hasbro and Sweet Street's upcoming My Little Pony custom show is just around the corner, which means that some of the awesome customs are starting to be revealed.

With that said, we have just received some details and photo's of Mikie Graham, of Blamo Toy's, Entry to the show. Graham calls his piece "The Enemy Within". Mikie has taken his DIY Mega Pony and transformed it into a scale replica of the famed Trojan Horse.

Here's what Mikie has to say about his creation.

"Because I was specifically doing this custom for Blamo I wanted to find a way to merge both of our styles. By combining the use of natural wood, sculptural re configuration, and the tongue in cheek use of Playmobil soldiers I feel that I have done just that! To create my custom I used over 400 individual mini wooden boards cut from doll house flooring that I found at my local craft store. I then adhered the wood strips to the vinyl pony using a combination of several glues and the use of over 200 tiny brass nails that you can see ornately decorating the outside of the figure. Since this was a Mega pony I tried to packed it with as much detail as possible. Highlights include 2 scale accurate Playmobil soldiers visible through the pony's eyes, a hand sculpted tail and mane, and 4 functioning wooden wheels. If you look closely you can even see a tiny hidden door in the horses belly, with which the soldiers inside will escape their wooden decoy once safely within the walls of Troy!

Mikie went above and beyond on this one! My expectations for other artists are pretty high. Ill be sure to keep you posted on any other revealed customs for the show.




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