Archive for February, 2009
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Especially when they’re inspired by Warhammer 40K.
CBLA has built a pirate mecha (right) to scale for minifigs, which makes excellent use of a Jack Stone skull piece for marking on the shoulder.
Mark has built a space marine (below) from the blood angels chapter to scale with a big Knight’s Kingdom head.
Zach has built a droid, called a manticore that’s so bizarre that I can’t look away. I always thought that a manticore was a lion with a human head and a scorpion’s tail. Instead, I’m looking at a droid that has two feet, and that’s where the similarity to anything in nature ends for me. That’s also why I like it, it’s so different from anything else out there. The technique using wing plates to make a curve is used here to great effect, and integrated quite well.
BZPower member The Zipper recently posted this “hornet-like creature” that you probably wouldn’t meet in your great aunt’s garden — not that you’d want to!
The Zipper’s design also gives her creature a look akin to a Zerg Mutalisk — another nasty beast whose acquaintance you’d best avoid.
Thanks for the link, Joey!
Alex Fojtik uses a rainbow of color accents on a black mecha frame to create one of the most unique mechas I’ve seen. He further added the chromatic stickers from the Mars Mission sets for a great effect.
Daniel Z has planted the first creation in what’s to become an evolution of castle. This wooden castle will eventually evolve into a much larger stone castle through several stages. I look forward to seeing the subsequent additions.
Just a reminder that the train building challenge closes at the end of the month. Get your entries in before Sunday.
It absolutely baffles me that we’ve featured the microscale creations of Chris Deck (Legostein) precisely … once! I realized this oversight when I headed over to the new FBTB to post my own microscale BSG hangar.
Chris’ latest microscale models include a Corporate Alliance Tank Droid and Republic Gunship from Star Wars:
As you might imagine, I’m particularly keen on his Foundry Ship from Battlestar Galactica:
Chris was one of the first micro/mini-scale builders I encountered — way back in 2001~2002, and his LEGO creations have always inspired me. For aspiring LEGO builders out there, Chris includes meticulous instructions for most of his models.