2023's Toys are now in the store.
It felt like there was a lot of skinning, gutting and peeling back this year. More than ever.
I usually gently lift the layers of whatever is in my hands to peer underneath or rather stick to the surface lest I do any irreversible damage.
I don't know if I just landed a more ragtag clutch of demons (landed/actively sought-out) of if I'm projecting, but my approach was generally "I'm sure you're better underneath all of this mouldering crap you call skin, let's peel you back and see who you really are".
If you'd like to know more about the process, there's a full video on Instagram: