Spotlight On: Custom Artist Project Sidekickz Artist Jenny Grinsell

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The Custom Artist Project is a group of 11 of the best custom Vinylmation artists in the world who have come together to make their own blind box series. Series 1 is called “Sidekickz” and is a mix of different Disney sidekicks from films or TV. It will be released on October 6th. Each day leading up to the release, we will spotlight a different artist from the series. Today we spotlight custom artist Jenny Grinsell.

Plymouth, Massachusetts


What Disney Sidekick did you choose?
I chose Robin Hood’s Little John

Why did you choose that sidekick?
I chose him because he is one of my all time FAVORITE disney characters, especially in the outfit I put him in when he’s trying to evade prince John.

Favorite Disney Movie?
My favorite disney movie.. that’s hard. It amost seems unfair to have to answer that. I’d have to say it’s Disney’s Robin Hood.

Favorite Disney Theme Park Attraction?
Hmm. Theme Park Attraction… Expidition Everest gets me every time.

Favorite aspect of working on the Mickey shaped canvas?
I actually kind of hate every aspect of working on the Mickey shaped canvas. So I guess my favorite aspect would have to be that it’s Mickey. Anything Disney, I’ll take it.

More info on the Custom Artist Project:


How to purchase: The price of one blind box is $65, including shipping within the US. We’re looking into international shipping right now, but it will probably be another $5-10 if it works out.Paypal is going to be the accepted payment. It is limited to one household per blind box.

What you get: You will get one blind box (yes, I’m actually making boxes) with one of 24 different figures. Some figures come with accessories. You will also get 11 different cards, 1 from each artist.

About the author

Nick LoCicero

Nick LoCicero has almost 20 years experience in the media industry. He has worked on numerous Disney related media projects, most know at WDWNT for WDW News Tonight. He has been visiting Walt Disney World since 1982. After moving to Orlando in the late 90's he became a passholder, developed a fascination with the history of the vacation kingdom and has spent way too much money on park merchandise.

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Jenny is an amazing young fresh artist! Keep up the great work!


Thanks Chris :) Right back atcha!