We finally finished sculpting all the new Wizard of Oz ducks in Ohio and just sent them off to our factory. I hope to have them here late Summer, early Fall. I can’t believe how well they turned out and can hardly wait to get them here. Please do share these babies.
It took us around six months to do these….a true labor of love. How cool that we designed and sculpted them in the USA in the Midwest no less! The Wizard of Oz is so iconic. I still remember as a child watching it as a family event on TV once a year. As a child, I even had the complete hard bound collection of all the Oz books. They should make some amazing gifts for people.
You can see a larger pic of them on our website. Just click on the link below and scroll over the picture to really appreciate all the very intricate detail.
And on a sadder note, we lost the last of our Munchkins Wednesday. Jerry Maren, the leader of Oz’s Lollipop Guild, was 98. After the film, he had a very full life in show business. He will truly missed. His memoir, entitled “Short and Sweet: The Life and Times of the Lollipop Munchkin,” was published in 2006.
we just finished up our artwork for Duck Commander to see if we can work out a licensing deal. I really would love to as I think we are a perfect fit. Here’s Uncle Si. And check out the link below to this wonderful article about these very cool guys!
This is such a great story. Ducks on the Pond came to us to create a duck 100% made in America to celebrate baseball and rubber ducks, both of which originated in the USA!! Ducks on the Pond is an expression going back to the 1940s to mean players on base waiting to score. The company is located in Detroit and they even gave one to Jim Leyland, the Detroit Tiger’s manager, in addition to the team’s owner and management. You can actually buy one by visiting www.Ducksonthepond.com.