Friday, September 19, 2014

DARTH DADDY'S CUSTOMIZING CORNER: DAVID SMITH


Darth Daddy's Customizing Corner featured Star Wars customizer David Smith in his latest post over at The Star Wars Underworld.



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David Smith is an action figure customizer based in Austin, Texas. He has been making custom figures and cardbacks since 2012, and has created over 30 figures as well as over 100 custom cardbacks. David's became interested in drawing and art at age five. He has over 10 years of formal and informal training in visual arts. He has also designed several posters, flyers, and album covers for Austin bands. He has a deep love of 70's & 80's Sci-Fi and horror films. Star Wars and Dune are his favorite films of the genre. David's interest in making custom action figures came from his love of collecting autographed Star Wars action figures. Many of the celebrities on the show circuit didn't have action figures of their characters. David started making his figures and cardbacks to fill this void. He has made custom action figures for Stephanie EnglishNick Joseph, and Derek Lyons.