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Cabbage Patch Kids Fashion Concept Board.
Ariel Water Playset
I designed the plush doll versions of the "Equestria Girl" line for Hasbro, as well a side kick display to end along with the plush dolls for the stores to display.
Pre School toy illustrations.
Character sketches
Friendly Robots collectable 2" toys - Plastic figurines I designed for vending machines. I also designed the display for the machines they went in as you see in this illustration above.
Completly original doll line created by me! - I design a line of vinyl dolls along with a story to go along with each doll. Each one came with a pet and accessories. This is a promotional poster I did for the launching of the doll line.
Fashion Doll design. I designed a series of fairy dolls along with their pets, clothes, accessories and packaging.
Doll prototypes - Dolls, clothing, accessories, pets, logo
and packaging designed by me
Fashion doll design. I designed a series of fairy dolls along with their pets, clothes, accessories and packaging.
Doll prototypes - Dolls, clothing, accessories, pets, logo
and packaging designed by me
Fashion doll design. I designed a series of fairy dolls along with their pets, clothes, accessories and packaging.
Doll prototypes - Dolls, clothing, accessories, pets, logo
and packaging designed by me
Capsule Critters - I found this photo from a fan of the capsule critters I designed for a vending machine company.
Plastic monsters figurines - I created these cute and colorful plastic monsters for vending machines. The photo image is of the actual display (also designed by myself) along with all twelve of my creations that would fit into a 2" capsule
Bathtub fun sea serpent friend - This sea serpent toy I designed can change color in warm and cold water, can carry his mermaid doll companion and squirt water! made of temperature sensitive plastic. This is a picture of the prototype along with the illustration.
Mermaid doll prototype -
This was a doll I designed that was part of a group. It consisted of the mermaid doll that would have color changing hair.
Dragonfly toy - I designed this dragonfly to sell along side a fairy doll. It was a line of nine characters that included vinyl dolls, plastic little friends and animals that each doll could interact with. This dragonfly glows in the dark and flaps his wings. He was designed to carry other dolls on his back where eventually a flower saddle would be in place. This is a painted prototype.
Fairy doll prototype and illustration - This was a doll I designed in its early stages before it was deco painted. Had moving head and limbs.
Fairy and friends doll line - I created a line of dolls that consisted of three elements, Earth, air and water. The doll, unicorn and little friend were made of vinyl and plastic. The hair of the unicorn and doll could be brushed and all the toys in this group were scented.
Little doll friends - These were are designed for my doll line. Each one was came with a vinyl doll and animal friend such as a unicorn and sea serpent etc. Each had it's own personality and all were around 5.5" and made of plastic.
Doll accessories I designed - I designed and managed a line of dolls and this is my illustration along side a prototype sample from China.
Alien Invasion! - Alien 1.5" figures that sold in vending machines across the galaxy. I designed the display as well as all eight alien creatures!
Bear around the world. Little plastic vending machine toys.
"Tub Town" Dinosaur themed bath toy set
"Tub Town" Fairy Princess themed bath tub set
"Tub Town" Wacky Wharf bathtub fun set
Gliders Rescue Series -
Gliders that come in cereal boxes that kids and put together and fly. Made of plastic and cardboard.
Die cut rubber sports themed necklaces
Bug Stickers - I designed these bug stickers for vending machine sales. Each one is made with a iridescent sticker paper and were sold in stores nationwide.
"Sweet" stickers with sweet sayings
Santa's lil helpers ornaments (seasonal toys) - These were a hot item! I designed these plastic cuties for a low price point to be sold in vending machines. And they can be used as ornaments, decorate presents, or hung from a cell phone!
Playset Map
Pixie Playset protoype - This is a playset concept I came up with were the child buys each part of this huge mapped playground world full of rides, games and themes. Each part would have it's own unique play pattern. And each part comes with a few pixies that are styled around it.
Plastic Pixie characters for playset - I designed these little pixies for a Pixie Playset playground that I created.
Sugar Planet Doll concept - I designed this theme for an exsiting doll line that I managed. It came with a purse that you open to reveal a themed environment that came with interchangable clothing for the doll as well as lip gloss and jewelry.
Santa Claus bubble blower
Snowman bubble blower
"Lil Kitties" vending machine toys
Cabbage Patch Kids "Rock Star" Fashion Concept Board.
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Mel Nerell
Toy Design/Apparel/ Product/ Textile/Art Director Los Angeles, CA