I really like the arches for the ceiling–they really give a sense of space for me, making the room look even bigger, despite the HUGE press.
In contrast to a lot of steampunk creations of the past, Nathan includes big splotches of color. The big flywheel gives it the classic steampunk touch, but the turquoise boiler and accents take this beyond the world of brown and gray.
From a thumbnail, Alex Schranz’s (Orion Pax) newest work looks like graffiti, and that’s precisely what it’s striving to imitate. It’s harder to believe that this is actually a LEGO creation.
I just discovered Maciej Drwiega‘s flickr gallery today and was really impressed by both the models and photography. This railroad support crane struck as particularly nice due to its use of studes out tiles, plates and wings to create a visually interesting monochrome surface. The windscreen is also particularly nice.
6276 Eldorado Fortress is one of those classic LEGO Pirates sets that we’ve grown to love over the years. Released 20 years ago, the set arrived in the phase when my parents thought I should give Technic a try instead of all those sets marked “Ages 7-12”.
Kris Kelvin applies modern techniques and uses current LEGO elements to refresh this classic set.
The latest issue of Hispabrick Magazine is now available in English.
Click the pic for links to download both the English and Spanish versions of Hispabrick Magazine 006.
Andrew Lee is calling it the Raptor. I call them T-Rex parts. I expect that everyone will call it awesome.
Did you know that the red ghost in Pac-Man was named “Blinky”?
Ean (Arpy) knew that, and built a lovely mosaic using Technic
pins axles instead of bricks.
Wakka wakka wakka!