Richard Dixon with the "BRATZ" on the Haunted House Halloween Model Set for the BRATZ Magazine .
Image copywrite Richard Dixon TPD STUDIOS / TITAN PUBLISHING - MGA TOYS USA . All rights reserved to the copywrite holders .
" SINBAD GOLD RAIDER HEROES " - A Richard Dixon Supermation Photography Picture Book Adventure Photostory Production 2019 / 2020 .
" The treasure cave model set where the skeleton fight takes place was designed and created by Richard Dixon at TPD STUDIOS in Lancashire UK ".
Image Below ....
M.A.S.K. TOY RANGE 1987 - 1989 from Kenner Toys UK .....
A studio advertising shot created by Richard Dixon TPD STUDIOS UK 1988 .
PRODUCTION IMAGE FROM " SEASTAR 5 INVADERS FROM THE ABYSS - UNDERSEA EMPIRE " .
CREATED BY RICHARD DIXON 2021......
On board the new 'MantaStar SEAJET " a new flying sub type weapon system carried aboard the SEASTAR 5 super submarine which is featured in a new feature length photostory adventure , " SEASTAR 5 INVADERS FROM THE ABYSS - UNDERSEA EMPIRE " , now in production in the UK .
RICHARD DIXON'S TPD STUDIOS.....
MY PRODUCTION STUDIO HAS BEEN BASED IN LANCASHIRE , ENGLAND FOR THE LAST FIFTY YEARS , WITH MY CREATIVE WORK AREA COVERING THE WHOLE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM .....
THE CREATION WORK FOR MY VISUAL SUPERMATION STYLE IMAGERY IS A BLENDING OF TECHNIQUES OF IMAGE DESIGN USING PHOTOGRAPHY , ARTWORK , MINIATURE SET DESIGN CREATION , SPECIAL EFFECTS PHOTOGRAPHY , ANIMATION TECHNIQUES DESIGN.....
JOINING IT ALL TOGETHER TO COMPLETE A FULLY DESIGNED FINAL IMAGE FOR PRESENTATION OR PUBLICATION .
WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF SUPERMATION STUDIO TOY PHOTOGRAPHY ........
Created over many years by Richard Dixon at his TPD STUDIOS in the north of England .
My work has featured in many advertisements for these leading products including .....
ACTION MAN - BRATZ - LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER - ZERO HOUR - G I JOE ACTION FORCE - MIGHTY MAX - JOHNNY QUEST - MEGA FORCE - M.A.S.K - TRANSFORMERS - POWER RANGERS - BUTT UGLY MARTIANS - JUNIPER JUNGLE - PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN - DANGER GIRLS - DIGIMON - POWER PUFF GIRLS - QUAKE 2 - BETTY SPAGETTI - WARNER BROS LOONEY TOONS and lots more .
With Hasbro's Action Man Products I also created fifteen photostory comics adventures using Supermation photography techniques .
Selling over 700,000 copies of the Summer and Winter Specials for the Action Man Comic .
My studio also created over sixty cover shots for the monthly Comic and over two hundred poster pictures of Action Man during the eight years I worked for Marvel Comics UK / Panini Comics UK / Hasbro Toys UK .
In the Greetings Card Industry I created seven very successful supermation style Action Man Birthday Cards designs for the UK based Company GEMMA CARDS .
My Exhibition Photography Media Advertising work has featured in the promotions for Gerry Anderson's "SPACE CITY EXHIBITION" and also BBC Television's "DR WHO EXHIBITION" in Blackpool , Lancashire , England in the nineteen seventies .
The TPD Studio's TOY INDUSTRY work with my photography has appeared for the following Companies in Children's Comics......MARVEL COMICS UK , PANINI COMICS UK , TOONTASTIC COMICS , CARTOON NETWORK COMIC , WARNER BROS LOONEY TOONS COMICs , BUTT UGLY MARTIANS COMIC , TRANSFORMERS COMIC , NINJA TURTLES COMIC , LUCKY BAG COMIC and PEDIGREE BOOKS ACTION MAN ANNUAL , THE BRATZ MAGAZINE for TITAN Magazines....together with many more....
My miniature supermation imagery has appeared in three editions of Infinity Magazine in the UK which has also been seen in the magazine across the USA .
The American website "ANIMATION WORLD" web site in Hollywood USA has shown a selection of my Supermation Imagery on SEASTAR 5 to its viewers.
Other websites across England have featured multiple images for my Toy Photography including the following....
BBC Radio Lancashire - Moonbase Central / Projectswordtoys.blogspot.com - Small Scale World blog.com .
My own website on Deviant Art . com at "actionman2929" - richard dixon tpd studios.co.uk has a small selection of my work on "SEASTAR 5" and some other sci-fi imagery showing on a regular basis .
In 2020 I entered the UK Film Industry for the first time to design and create the miniature spacecraft models for a new British Sci-Fi Feature Film being produced by Simon Cox called "Of Infinite Worlds".
This exciting movie currently being created in England will once again show my modelwork visual designs to a world wide audience .
On this web site you can find the Children's Photo Story Series " SEASTAR 5 INVADERS FROM THE ABYSS , with twelve episodes on view .
The sequel to the series is in development with a feature length story entitled " Undersea Empire "and images from this will be released to the web site over the next six months .
More images will also be appearing on the website from my work on current in development productions...Of Infinite Worlds for Producer Simon Cox , my own productions of Magnus Jones in the 25th Century and something new for 2022 in "Pirates of the Galaxy" .
Please keep checking in with our studio latest news on the Home Page which is updated monthly .
CONTACT RICHARD DIXON TPD STUDIOS - LANCASHIRE UK .
Please get in touch with the studio if you would like help with Supermation Style Photo Images for your next Children's Book , Magazine Project , Toy Advertising Imagery , Visual Media Production or Film / TV Project with supermation sci-fi fantasy miniatures .......we would love to talk with you.....
Please contact Richard Dixon at the studio ....email / email@example.com
The TPD STUDIOS Web Site has now received over 139,000 viewers since the site was created in December 2016 .
This website holds a showcase of my work , bringing together my previous three websites into one super sized site covering everything over the years from RICHARD DIXON PHOTOGRAPHY , TOY PHOTO DESIGN STUDIO and TPD STUDIOS .
The website receives over 2000 viewers each month looking in on my latest work showing on the site which is updated every month with new imagery .
This month we continue with more images from the Gerry Anderson Exhibitions which were staged in Blackpool in the nineteen seventies and eighties where I took some publicity pictures .
Archive images from Gerry Anderson Exhibitions in Blackpool from 1977 -1980 / EMI - ITC- Gerry Anderson Marketing .
Photography by Richard Dixon Photography Studio - Blackpool Lancashire 1970 - 1980 .
Back in the nineteen seventies and eighties I photographed both Gerry Anderson Exhibitions which were staged in Blackpool , Lancashire .
I took over sixty images during that time for publicity purposes for the exhibitions management .
Some of those images are shown here for the first time since those days .
INTERGALACTIC RESCUE CONTROL ROOM SET - JIFF FRUITS CINEMA COMMERCIAL - RELEASED WITH FEATURE FILM "STAR WARS " ON ITS FIRST CINEMA RUN IN THE UK.....
" INTERGALACTIC RESCUE - CONTROL ROOM FEMALE OFFICER " .
ORIGINAL LADY PENELOPE PUPPET FROM TV SERIES " THUNDERBIRDS " .
PARKER , THE BUTLER OF LADY PENELOPE IN THINDERBIRDS .
"Starcruiser " The original studio model created by legendary model maker Martin Bower for a proposed TV Series that Gerry Anderson planned to make after the series SPACE 1999 .
The series was never made but the model design appeared in a children's model kit range from Airfix Construction Kits , together with three other proposed miniatures from the series .
" MOONBASE ALPHA " ORIGINAL STUDIO MODEL SET FROM GERRY ANDERSON'S SPACE 1999 TV SERIES .
FATHER UNWIN PUPPET FROM GERRY ANDERSON'S , " THE SECRET SERVICE ".
This was the last of Gerry Anderson's supermarionation puppet series created for Lew Grade.....it ran for thirteen episodes and completed a very successful group of series for children's television programmes made by Gerry Anderson's Puppet Studio .
THE HAWK SPACE FIGHTER , FROM GERRY ANDERSON'S SPACE 1999 .
ORIGINAL STUDIO MINIATURE .
THIS MINIATURE DISPLAY SET DESIGNED AND BUILT BY RICHARD DIXON PHOTOGRAPHY .
MORE GERRY ANDERSON IMAGERY FROM RICHARD DIXON PHOTOGRAPHY COMING VERY SOON TO THIS WEB SITE......
PLEASE KEEP WATCHING RICHARD DIXON'S STUDIO NEWS PAGE ON THIS WEB SITE.....
" IN A GALAXY FAR , FAR AWAY "
THE DISNEY + TV SERIES " STAR WARS - ANDOR ", LIVE ACTION LOCATION COMES TO CLEVELEYS BEACH IN LANCASHIRE , ENGLAND IN 2021 .
EXPERIENCE A REAL LIFE STAR WARS LOCATION IN THE UK....
....................WHY NOT VISIT THIS SUMMER 2021.....
" OF INFINITE WORLDS "
THE SPACE SHUTTLE CRAFT " MONTANA "
ORIGINAL CONCEPT DESIGN AND MODEL BUILD BY RICHARD DIXON TPD STUDIOS UK 2020 .
" OF INFINITE WORLDS"
THE SPACE SUPPLY PLATFORM SHIP " SARATOGA ''.
THE STUDIO SIZED MINIATURE CONCEPT DESIGN AND MODEL BUILD BY RICHARD DIXON TPD STUDIOS UK 2020 .
More images from " OF INFINITE WORLDS " coming soon.......
A NEW SCI-FI CONCEPT ADVENTURE STORY CREATED BY RICHARD DIXON IN A SUPERMATION FORMAT HAS NOW STARTED PRODUCTION WITH IMAGES ARRIVING OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS TO THE WEBSITE....
" PIRATES OF THE GALAXY "......
A SWASHBUCKLING TALE OF PIRATE ADVENTURE IN A SCI-FI SETTING ARRIVES IN 2022 .
THESE IMAGES SHOW THE FIRST SUPERMATION PIRATE GIRL FIGURE ORIGINAL CREATIONS DESIGNED BY RICHARD DIXON FOR " PIRATES OF THE GALAXY " .
......MORE IMAGES COMING SOON .
IF YOU REQUIRE MORE INFORMATION ON " PIRATES OF THE GALAXY " .
PLEASE CONTACT RICHARD DIXON AT TPD STUDIOS FOR MORE DETAILS .
ILLUSTRATED PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE IS AVAILABLE FOR INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES FROM OCTOBER THIS YEAR .
WELL THAT'S IT FOR SEPTEMBER STUDIO NEWS......SEE YOU AGAIN NEXT MONTH WITH MORE AMAZING IMAGES FROM RICHARD DIXON'S TPD STUDIOS UK....
RICHARD DIXON'S SEASTAR 5 INVADERS FROM THE ABYSS.....
Adventures of a super submarine and her crew of Aquanauts in the undersea world of the 21st Century......Illustrated in Supermation Imagery.....the concept format is created using miniatures , stop motion photography techniques and photo CGI effects in an original Photostory format , written and designed by visual storyteller Richard Dixon .
The production of twelve episodes in a photo story format was created to show the visual story possibilities of a story idea that could be developed into a full style production in animation , picture book or a film format .
Its a fully illustrated script concept.....with miniatures all built and original character figures created.
The web project was created to show Richard Dixon's studios design and creative abilities on a large multi style project .
Twelve full episodes of the photo story concept from Series One of SEASTAR 5 can now be viewed on this web site....please check out the " site menu " at the bottom of this page to access the undersea adventures .
If you would like more information on this series please get in touch with us at the studio in England if you wish to talk about the production in more detail .
The production of SEASTAR 5 INVADERS FROM THE ABYSS has now received over 139,000 viewers since the first completed episodes were released for public viewing in 2016 .
The first four episodes have now been released on the YouTube Channel in the mini - trailer format .
Please search "RICHARD DIXON TPD STUDIOS" to view on the channel.....
The Children's Photo Story Series has received two articles in UK Magazine "INFINITY".....
and also featured on the magazine's web site.....
Its appeared on BBC Radio Lancashire web site together with over twenty other web sites including "ANIMATION WORLD " a leading web site in Hollywood USA .
A new photostory adventure for SEASTAR 5 has started preparations at my studio......" SEASTAR 5 INVADERS FROM THE ABYSS - UNDERSEA EMPIRE " .
A feature length sequel to the twelve episode original series will have preview images shown over the coming months on this "HomePage".
Please keep us on your radar for new images of the underwater world of the 21st Century arriving on here soon....
A DESERT ROCKY WORLD WHERE DR ANUBER'S HYPER WARPER CRUISER BRINGS A NEW YORK CITY POLICE OFFICER , CAPTURED IN A ROBBERY TO HIS MOUNTAIN FORTRESS ON THE PLANET DUNARIA .
MAGNUS JONES ARRIVES ON AN ALIEN WORLD LIKE NOTHING HE COULD HAVE IMAGINED .
ACROSS SPACE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE UNIVERSE.....
A LAWMAN FROM EARTH IN A STRANGE LAND .
HE WILL LOOK FOR A WAY HOME FROM THIS DISTANT PLANET .
THE JOURNEY WILL NOT BE AN EASY ONE TO MAKE .
A MEGA INTERGALACTIC WAR IS HAPPENING AROUND THIS GALAXY ON ALL SIDES .....
AND THE INHABITANTS OF DUNARIA DO NOT LIKE STRANGERS IN THEIR WORLD .
THIS IS........ MAGNUS JONES AND THE STARJET RANGERS
A SCI-FI SPACE PHOTOSTORY ADVENTURE SERIES ON THE PLANET DUNARIA
WITH A FUTURE LAWMAN'S FANTASTIC JOURNEY ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE UNIVERSE ....
....ARRIVES IN 2022 WITH THE FIRST COMPLETE EPISODE ON THIS WEBSITE....DON'T MISS IT !!!
A RICHARD DIXON PRODUCTION
TPD STUDIOS UK ....2021.
MAGNUS JONES AND THE STARJET RANGERS SLIDESHOW.....
ENTER OUR NEW PRODUCTION TO SEE THE LATEST IMAGES .....
ALL CREATED BY PRODUCTION MINIATURE SPECIALIST DESIGNER RICHARD DIXON ......
PLEASE RE-VISIT MY WEB SITE OVER THE COMING MONTHS TO SEE MORE IMAGES FROM THIS NEW SERIALIZED DIGITAL SCI-FI SUPERMATION PHOTOSTORY SERIES....
THANK YOU FOR LOOKING IN ON MY LATEST PROJECT.....
Richard Dixon / TPD STUDIOS / Lancashire / England .
From the archives of Richard Dixon Photography and Toy Photo Design Studio - Richard Dixon TPD STUDIOS
ALL OF THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS HAVE FOUND THEIR WAY THROUGH MY STUDIO DOORS ON TO MINIATURE MODEL SETS WITH PHOTOGRAPHY AND SET DESIGN BY MYSELF......
I HOPE YOU LIKE THESE VIEWS THROUGH MY ARCHIVES OF CREATIVE WORK .
WORKING WITH THE ACTION MAN RANGE
RICHARD DIXON CREATED OVER SIXTY COVER IMAGES FOR ACTION MAN COMIC AND FIFTEEN PHOTOSTORY ADVENTURES FOR ACTION MAN OVER AN EIGHT YEAR PERIOD WITH MARVEL COMICS UK / PANINI COMICS UK .
MY WORK WITH ACTION MAN TOY RANGE FOR HASBRO TOYS ALSO INCLUDED ANNUAL COVERS FOR PEDIGREE BOOKS AND A SEVEN CARD RANGE OF GREETINGS CARDS FOR GEMMA CARDS DURING MY TIME WORKING ON THE PRODUCT .
MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE.....MER-MAN.....A RARE SIGHT FROM THE ACTION FIGURE RANGE......
SINBAD GOLD RAIDER HEROES.....
A Photo Story Book of the Adventures of Sinbad has been created using our supermation style of presentation for 2021....please contact the studio for more information .
SINBAD GOLD RAIDER HEROES....A RICHARD DIXON PRODUCTION .
Produced and Created by Richard Dixon in Supermation Digital Photography....
Design and Animation by Richard Dixon....
Special Digital Photo - Effects by Paul Bradley - BLACKPOOL LANCASHIRE .
Flying Reptile Creature Stop Motion Model by Peter Montgomery - Helensburgh Scotland .
Sinbad Gold Raider Heroes Produced at TPD STUDIOS LANCASHIRE UK .
On Location Photography Glen Finnan Valley Scotland .
I HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED YOUR VISIT TO THIS HOME PAGE AND THE PREVIEWS OF MY WORK ON THE WEBSITE .
IF YOU HAVE MORE TIME PLEASE VISIT THE OTHER SECTIONS OF THE SITE TO SEE MORE OF MY IMAGINATION AT WORK.....
THANK YOU FOR YOUR VISIT TO MY SITE....
" YOU ARE ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR NEXT CREATION.....
MY NEXT IDEAS COMING ALONG WILL BE BETTER .
I MAY LOOK BACK TO MY ROOTS FOR INSPIRATION ,
BUT MY HEAD TURNS TO THE FUTURE ,
THATS WHERE I'M GOING NOW......"
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