Monthly Archives: April 2007

Heavy Metal Minifigs

I love building musical minifigs, but my taste in music generally runs to indie and alternative rock, and those bands pretty much all look alike in minifig form (white guys in T-shirts and blue jeans). Thankfully, I was chatting with Nelson Yrizarry and he suggested using Voldemort’s face for Alice Cooper. Hurray! :twisted:

How could I build a heavy metal rocker like Alice Cooper without building the quintessential artist of the genre? I couldn’t, so here’s Ozzy Osbourne (with an animal friend):

Kinkaku-ji by Jumpei Mitsui

Jumpei Mitsui and Sachiko Akinaga have earned international reputations through their participation in the LEGO King Championship TV show. More importantly, they’re both well-known for their great building skills, as Jumpei demonstrates with his recreation of Kinkaku-ji, the “Golden Pavilian” in Kyoto, Japan:

(I think Hippotam over at Klocki has a time machine.)