Archive for November, 2007
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The highly familiar Misterzumbi has brought out another great vehicle (car? truck? monster???), the famous Grave Digger. The model is 100% pure LEGO, even the stickers (although they may be pushing the definition). It’s worth noticing the high level of detail in the shock absorbers and the rod and hand structure for the base.
I think this model also has the best photography I’ve seen from Misterzumbi and possibly the best I’ve seen of LEGO ever.
Aaron Andrews, just posted an incredible castle called Crown Manor. This talented builder hasn’t disappointed yet!
(Picture is a link, once the gallery has been moderated)
Lately I’ve been having a bit of trouble getting myself motivated to build (mainly due to a highly messy Lego room). In order to remedy this I decided to make a couple of projects broadly imitating other builders’ styles. So…
The Iron Reich-esque “Pigeon” was my attempt to imitate Keith Goldman’s amazing Reich style.
Neither are quite “cover versions” but both were fun to try. I may even continue it to three…
Well since Josh trumped me on “Lady” I better respond… Cale Leiphardt presents this lovely Reading B4a steam shunter. The stickers are very high quality too. I’m not sure I’ve blogged Cale here before but he has an impressive range of 8-wide steam trains made out of Lego. His style is quite original and highly successful.
I had the pleasure of seeing an unfinished version of Jon Walker‘s Surak MkII at BrickCon 2007 last month. Despite being unfinished, its awesomeness earned it a rightful “Best Spaceship” award. Inspired by a Vulcan ship from Star Trek: Enterprise, the ship is 244 studs in length with a ring 62 studs wide.
I know, I know, I’m not the trainhead of our family but I felt the urge to post this. (Sorry, Tim!) Anthony Sava has really gotten into trains over the last couple of years and he just finished a beauty! Its a ten-wheeler built with some really interesting techniques. Check out that cattle guard for starters. I give you the “Lady”…
Mike Crowley is one of the most talented builders in the universe and a really nice guy too! (Go to Chinese food with him sometime, its great.) He is also the only person I know who has gotten an official copyright on his screen-name (“Count Blockula”, all rights reserved by Mike Crowley).
Check out his latest: Porkins and his finger!
As a fan just coming out of his “dark age,” Brent shows that it’s not the size of your collection that matters, but the size of your imagination. He’s been working on some interesting flying vehicles, including Song of Polina (above) and Hornfels Wealth (below).
Well, folks, I’m on a roll! Here is my first entry for the CCCV:
Just your basic farm, owned by troll. His name is Clancy and he’s a pacifist. Most trolls enjoy mucking about, destroying things, bashing people on the head, that sort of thing. Clancy likes peace and tranquility. However, that doesn’t mean that he doesn’t enjoy a good ham sandwich now and then!
Decades after the riots and wars caused by the Cataclysm, a lone man makes his way back to the city. It used to be his. He worked, breathed, loved, and lived here.
But that was long time ago. Many lifetimes have passed since then. He pauses beside Checkpoint Alpha. Built to keep the peace, it became a catalyst for violence and death. That’s all over, for now.
The wind trips lightly through the rubble and plays with the dead leaves. He peers into an old trash can, even the trash is gone…