If you have ever lusted over the cool and expensive action figures and collectibles that Sideshow Collectibles offers and wondered how the hand-painted coolness comes together, check this out. This behind the scenes video at the toy shop shows how the Star Wars Rey and BB-8 premium format figures are painted and put together.
This looks like it would be a very cool job, assuming you have some artistic painting talent, which I lack completely. The video is only a bit over a minute long and if you like collectibles toys, you will want to watch it:
If you’ve ever questioned why figures like these cost hundreds of dollars, this video should set you straight on just how labor-intensive they are to make.