Dave Pressler is a Los Angeles artist who has used sculpture and painting to fuse two of his primary passions: the world of fine art and the world of pop entertainment.
Pressler has lent his sculpting talents to the vinyl art toy industry. Sculpting figures for renowned artists such as Anthony Ausgang, Ron English, Camille Rose Garcia, Brendan Monroe Luke Chueh and Nathan Jurevicius. He also shows his own sculpture and illustrated art works at galleries around Los Angeles. As a character designer for television, Pressler created the visual designs and distinctive look of the Emmy nominated “The Save-Ums” a CGI adventure for preschoolers airing in the United States on The Learning Channel.
Designed Toy Releases
These are toys designed by Dave.
- Robot and Monster
- Gas Powered Dragon
- Angry Clobber Monkey
- Astro Sloth
- Stupid Little Robot Buddy
These are toys that Dave has sculpted.
Toy Series Participation
These are toys Dave has lent his design skills to.
These are one-off, or very limited, toys.
- Piece(s) for Crazy4Cult 11, 2017
- Piece(s) for Crazy4Cult 10, 2016
- "I Don't Feel So Well" for Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary, 2014
- Piece for 99 Deaths of Jar Jar, 2013
- Pieces for Bewitching, 2013
- Fonzo - 6" "I'm Not Broken I Just Need to be Fixed" custom for Fonzo Love NY, 2013
- Piece(s) for the Morphous Group Exhibition, 2012
- "When I Drive I Daydream" Playsam custom for The Playsam 500, 2012
- Piece for Stop It!, 2011
- Piece for Inle, 2011
- Sketchbot - custom for the Sketchbot Custom Show V2, 2010
- Custom for Suckadelic Super Group Suck-Off 2, 2009
- Pusher - "The Death of Whimsy 1" custom for the DIY Pusher Show, 2009
- Pusher - "The Death of Whimsy 2" custom for the DIY Pusher Show, 2009
- Vadar Helmet for the The Vadar Project, 2009
- Pieces for The Study, 2009
- Piece(s) for Vivisect Playset Show, 2009
- Skully - custom "There's something in my eye 1" for the Custom Skully Show, 2009
- Skully - custom "There's something in my eye 2" for the Custom Skully Show, 2009
- Sharky - custom for ToyQube's 4th Anniversary Show, 2008
- Custom Hot Wheels VW Bus for the Toys show, 2008
- Piece(s) for Give Less Fruitcake, 2008
- Vadar custom for The Vadar Project, 2007
- Piece(s) for Vivisect Playset Show, 2006
- MadL - 20" custom for MadL Show 2k5, 2005
- Funny Club - 4" custom for The Funny Club Show, 2005
- Piece(s) for Vivisect Playset Show, 2004