I’ve been having nostalgic interest in old and short-lived themes, so it was nice to see this this Islander chief on his gorilla steed. I especially like how Ed captures the beefiness of the arms and the curve of the knuckles on the gorilla.
Sorry for the image quality, it’s to do with my linking, not with the quality of Ed’s original picture.
This shrine, by gtahelper, is top notch. It’s packed with all sorts of incredible details, including the first Shishi odoshi that I’ve seen. Make sure you check out the video too, the fish are very cool.
Dirk VH, a part-time LEGO sculptor, has built the world’s biggest LEGO Mario and is auctioning it off for charity on Ebay. The 40,000 bricks that make up this model weighs a whopping 110 pounds! How many mushrooms did you pick up Mario?
For those builders of post-apoc, military, or realist city, here’s a technique shown on a creation by Marin Stipkovic that shows a nice effect of building decay. The multi-shades of plates mimics the exposed bricks while the gray simulates broken concrete. Looks useful!
A while ago we saw a the mecha from District 9 by Brian Kescenovitz. Now, Adrian Florea (Olog) built what some have considered impossible – the organic-looking alien species known as the prawns. You’ll have to zoom in on this creation to appreciate all the subtle ingenious parts usages on this realistic rendition of Christopher the prawn with his signature red vest.
Yup, you read that right…Lego reality shows. According to Variety, LEGO is partnering with Scott Messick to develop several different ideas.
Reality producer Scott Messick has partnered with the Lego Group to develop nonscripted programming related to the toy building-block franchise.
Messick said he’s developing several different types of reality shows related to the brand – including docuseries, competition shows and kid-oriented gamers.
“Lego seemed like such a powerful brand, and I don’t think they were thinking about reality TV,” said Messick, who is exec producer of Cartoon Network’s “Destroy Build Destroy.”
Read the full-length article for more information. I’m withholding judgment until I actually see these. The docu-series, based on the travels of some of the Master Builders, sounds interesting. Not to sure about the game shows and such. What are your thoughts about this?