Professional Photographer, Vasily Lukyanov, not only understands how to frame a good photograph, but also how to use the simplicity of color in his builds.
Vasily’s model is one of over 60 creative models featured in Amazing Brick Faces, an ebook available free here for a limited time.
Leave it LEGO® builder Iain Heath to share emotion with the world through LEGO bricks. Noticing that LEGO fans had no way to express their emotions online, he set out to resolve the problem.
The result was “Brick-mojis”! Iain has been generous enough to share instructions with us on how to build one. The instructions are featured below.
Builder Deus Otiosus presents a fascinating model in the “Wandering Tombshell” shown below. The tiny classical city on top of a well-proportioned turtle’s shell comes as an interesting surprise.
Not only did I ask Deus to help me understand this turtle a little better, but I also asked him to share a few thoughts on Tyler Clites’ popular disply, “Elementary My Dear Bilbo.”
With a title like “Elementary My Dear Bilbo,” master builder Tyler Clites peaked my interest in one of his latest creations before I even saw the first brick.
Today we ask Tyler his secret to building caricatures and how he has been able to draw so much attention to his current project on LEGO® Ideas.
For years I have looked at the FedEx logo. In fact, one of my dad’s good friends even drove a FedEx truck.
Somehow I never noticed the hidden symbol within the words. If you are reading this, you have the gift of sight. But have you developed the power of observation?
We often take incredible landmarks for granted, acting as though they have just always been there. LEGO® master Dan Harris not only built Hadrian’s Wall out of LEGO, but he even imagined it under construction.
The Brick Idea is taking a lesson from history by continuing to change as well. Changing it’s name to “Master-Builders.com,” the site will continue to tell the stories of the world’s greatest inventors in minifig-scale. However, it is also taking on a much bigger goal: to learn how to become a “master builder.”
Experience, research and memorization helped Ilija build a LEGO rocket with painstaking detail. This build would be a fun challenge for any LEGO builder. Learn a few tips from this detailed builder as you study the other images below.
– Detail like this is only possible with study and research. –
The Mars Orbital Vehicle uses a lot of creative building techniques. How did you learn the LEGO techniques that you use?
If I asked you to name a high profile businessman with explosive energy, odds are you would say, “Donald Trump.”
– Colt’s revolvers are classics. But more interesting than the guns is the character who created them. –
I suppose you would be right, but this article is about a pyromaniac with literally explosive energy who became a marketing genius.
While scrolling through LEGO® Ideas, I discovered the Jeep Rubicon and was amazed by the sleek design and photography skills. I decided to ask its creator, Chiho Kim, a few questions.
– You can vote to make the Jeep Rubicon an official LEGO set here. –
1. It’s hard to make Technic pieces look beautiful, but they look so good on your Rubicon. How can a builder achieve a good balance when using traditional and Technic LEGO® together?
Elias Howe invented the sewing machine – but not first. Before Howe patented his world-changing invention, a Frenchman created a sewing machine of his own.
– French tailors tried to stop progress with a riot. –
Concerned about their jobs, French tailors rioted in the streets destroying all of the inventor’s beautiful machines. He had a machine that could change the world, but would he follow through?