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Heman 2002 series mattel action figure checklist a headstrong teenager with a nose for trouble stumbles upon an ancient stone castle deep in the eternia forest. For this line i created the look and designs for the figures, as well as art directed the 3d models and prototype creation. In the original concept art for the 80s figure manatarms had a big mace. Mfa game design masters degree in game design nyfa.
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Masters of the universe, often referred to as heman or abbreviated motu, is a toy series created by the american toy manufacturing company mattel in early 1981. A page featuring box art from the original motu line was added to this website way back in 2009. He grew up in akron, ohio and graduated from miami university in oxford, ohio and the institute of design in chicago, illinois. Joe allard masters of the universe mini figure design. It has a heat wrap packaging printed in silver with the logo of the brand. The power and the honor foundation catalog volume 1. Instead of photos of toys and their packaging boxes, youll be looking at the character designs and packaging art.