Using imagination, memory, and patience, Kos assembles brilliant models like this one and “Walking Stick” from the Up movie shown below.
When I asked Kos how he creates such visually appealing builds, he gave me three stages of idea development.
First of all, I always imagine the object and scale I want to create. Next I imagine which parts or elements could best help me to achieve the shape of the object.
The more familiar I am with each LEGO shape, the easier it is for me to build in my mind.
I avoid putting any LEGO in my hands until I know what I want to do and what parts I want to use.
Kos is quick to say that this style does not work for everybody. However, if you are looking to give your mind a good workout, try some “mind building”!