Riot Games SEA Teams up with Local Artists to Create Custom Toy Collectibles

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November 17, 2021

Riot Games Southeast Asia is collaborating with local artists in Singapore and The Philippines, to give away custom-made Arcane toy collectibles in a special collaboration to celebrate the release of Riot’s first animated series, Arcane.

Arcane premiered on 7 November 2021 and is based on the world behind League of Legends. Arcane dives into the delicate balance between the rich city of Piltover and the seedy underbelly of Zaun. The rivalry between the cities splits families and friends as Arcane brings life to the relationships that shape some of League of Legends’ famous champions including Vi, Jinx, Jayce and Caitlyn.

To further spread the excitement and to bring the characters to life, Riot has teamed up with local artists to produce their own interpretations of Arcane’s characters on classic LEGO minifigures.

“The League of Legends champions in Arcane are very close to the hearts of players and fans. To celebrate the release of Arcane, we wanted to bring these characters to life through various tangible mediums and we’re incredibly excited to collaborate exclusively with Southeast Asian artists to capture their take on Arcane on these one-of-a-kind toy collectibles,” said G. Justin Hulog, General Manager of Riot Games for Southeast Asia and Taiwan.

Artist Bio
Ah Vin Singaporean artist Vincent Ow, a toy designer and product designer, under the alias of VYNC. He is the creator behind the Hidden Worlds Within Of Dualle and the cute little mecha helper named, Vee5.

Besides his designer toys, VYNC is also well known for his customization works as well as his signature painting style named “The Raging”. VYNC has since participated in shows internationally and worked with renowned toy designers in this toy scene.

His works explore concepts relating to vulnerability, emotions and interactions that are based on the human psyche. Grounding on his background in product design where he hopes to bring in closer connections and interactions between the objects and people.

Clifford Clifford from Gimmelove Tattoo Studio is a rising star in Singapore’s tattoo scene. His designs are unique and modern, whilst still staying true to the bold nature of blackwork tattoos.

He has gained quite a following after international Instagram tattoo accounts such as @blxkink featured his work. He has also guest spotted in Belgium and Amsterdam.

In his latest collaboration with Flab Slab, Clifford has done a one-of-a-kind tattoo design on an Astro Boy toy figurine which we would like to explore using Arcane as a starting point of inspiration on our Lego figurines.

Arai Kreva Raihana Binte Abdul Rahman or Araikreva, is a full-time creative dedicated to urban arts and illustration; whose works can be found in various social media handles and picture books drawing colorful and cheerful illustrations. Also a co-founder of a local collective; DPLMT producing design, augmented reality, illustrations and video.
CaramelAw Caramelaw A.K.A Sheena Aw, is a video editor/motion graphic designer by day and a candyland superhero by night. She’s an adventurer, a dreamer and a monster creator. After a hard day’s work in the office during the day as a video editor, Caramelaw rides on her unicorn and trundles down the magical rainbow bridge into her studio for a bit of action, making candy art, customizing vinyl toys and dolls.
WetWorks Wetworks aka Carlo Rodrigo Cacho is a Singapore-based artist and toy designer known for his edgy stylized sculptures and kawaii characters. He is the creator of Foxy and Xin — two mischievous characters inspired by his beloved sheltie.

His approach to creation and design is driven by his desire to continuously evolve his craft through experimentation and true collaboration with fellow artists and designers. True to his experimental spirit, Wetworks doesn’t stick to just one style or material when bringing his characters to life.

He has built a fanbase around his limited-run, original mixed-media figures, and various fan art collections based on his favorite characters from comic books, movies and TV.

 

The giveaway will be hosted on Wild Rift and Legends of Runeterra’s various Southeast Asian Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, as well as on the various artists’ social channels from 15-26 November 2021. Five winners will receive a custom toy collectible of their choice!

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