Offbeat Filipino artist makes Trump action figure from flip flops

07:20  09 november  2017
07:20  09 november  2017 Source:   Reuters

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MANILA: A Filipino artist who won fame for his flip - flop sandal carving of a superhero this year has turned his talents to creating an action figure of U.S. President Donald Trump . Padilla makes the action figures from old flip flops or factory rejects donated by clients or sandal manufacturers.

Filipino artist Elmer Padilla has made a name for himself fashioning figurines out of tsinelas, Tagalog for flip flops . Padilla, who normally sells his action figures for around , told Reuters that he has no intention of selling the Trump doll, but he hopes to give it to the U.S. leader during his upcoming

A Filipino artist who won fame for his flip-flop sandal carving of a superhero this year has turned his talents to creating an action figure of U.S. President Donald Trump.

The American leader is due to arrive in Manila on Sunday to attend a regional summit, the final leg of a 12-day Asian trip.

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MANILA: A Filipino artist who won fame for his flip - flop sandal carving of a superhero this year has turned his talents to creating an action figure of U.S. President Donald Trump . Padilla makes the action figures from old flip flops or factory rejects donated by clients or sandal manufacturers.

There are plenty more and this Filipino guy in the pictures below is the artist behind them. Social media is crying to get one of his figurines . Elmer Padilla creates these amazing looking action figures made from old flip flops .

Elmer Padilla, who is known for his collection of superheroes and pop culture characters made from flip-flop footwear, said he made the figurine of Trump to welcome him to the country.

"I did this to show that we Filipinos love making art and we love idolizing presidents who help our country," Padilla told Reuters Television.

Padilla, 30, won fame after Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo, who plays the Marvel superhero The Incredible Hulk, posted the artist's rendition of his movie role in a viral Facebook post in October.

Padilla makes the action figures from old flip flops or factory rejects donated by clients or sandal manufacturers.

An action figure sells for $25 each. Padilla said he had no plans to sell the Trump figure but hoped to give it to the U.S. leader.

(Reporting by Ronn Bautista)

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