Janey Gunning asked if we could share the following press release in regards to this year’s Brickfête. To all AFOL, LEGO collectors, builders, hobbyists, enthusiasts within walking, driving or flying distance of Toronto, Canada. The Brickfête Team is honoured to invite you to our annual LEGO Fan Convention. Join us for some good times completely Continue reading →
LEGO People on The Brothers Brick
LEGO fandom is a worldwide phenomenon, a vast community. Whether you consider yourself an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO), ALE (Adult LEGO Enthusiast), some other crazy acronym, a parent of a young builder, or even just a casual fan who appreciates all the amazing models LEGO builders create, there’s more to LEGO than just the models themselves. Here at The Brothers Brick, we bring you the stories behind the models, with interviews, builder profiles, and more.There's lots more to see here on The Brothers Brick, so start exploring now!
Beyond the Brick would like your support on Kickstarter to fund a DVD compiling a series of interviews to take place at this year’s Brickworld in Chicago. You can pledge $20 for a DVD or give more for unique incentives such as a custom creation by Tyler (Legohaulic). Check out the details on Kickstarter.
Well the month of April has completely flown by and it is already time to pick new winners for our Facebook and Twitter cover photos. I was lucky enough to do the selecting for this month, and since Andrew’s picks for April were of the sci-fi variety, I thought I would switch things up this Continue reading →
Master Builders, Master Model Makers, or Master Model Designers are people who work for LEGO or LEGOLAND to design and maintain large-scale displays for the company or theme parks. We’ve taken you behind the scenes at LEGOLAND with the charming and telegenic Gary McIntire, but what’s it like to work as a Master Builder for Continue reading →
Flickr user Dryvvall had teased us with some quite stunning creations last May, and then slowly slid back into the shadows. Well I am happy to see that he is posting again. The recent posts are chock full of fabulous designs, but this shot in particular caught my eye and tickled my funny bone. As Continue reading →
Last month, we announced that each month we’ll be featuring a new photo by one of our readers on Facebook and Twitter. After TR kindly arranged everything, I had the privilege of picking the first month’s cover photo winners. For Facebook, it only seemed fitting that I should pick a photo of the Cybercity collaborative Continue reading →
Last weekend a number of Dutch truck building enthusiasts, including yours truly, met up to display our models at Model Show Europe, as I mentioned in my introductory post a few days ago. The show is for scale models of heavy haulage and earth-moving equipment and, perhaps surprisingly for such a niche interest, it’s big Continue reading →
Completing a new model and posting the first pictures online is always a bit exciting. Seeing the model being blogged here is even more exciting. Now imagine getting the opportunity to contribute to this blog yourself. It is with great pleasure that I introduce myself as the newest writer for TBB. I am a Dutchman Continue reading →
Josh Hanlon of Beyond The Brick has been posting video interviews with well-known fan builders. If you’re not aware of his Youtube channel, here is a list of video interviews posted so far. Josh also covers Lego news, events, and reviews. Tyler Clites (Legohaulic) Sam Wormuth (-infomaniac-) Chris McVeigh (powerpig) Blake Baer (Blake’s Baericks) Dave Continue reading →
I just wanted to share a little doodle that I hope becomes a useful meme. Feel free to use and repost should the proper situation arise.
As part of OSCAR weekend, TheOneRing.net and Premiere Events presents An Unexpected Art Show to be held in Los Angeles, California on Friday, February 22, from 7 PM to 1 AM. Celebrating The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth, An Unexpected Art Show will feature inspired and influenced art pieces from Continue reading →
Us AFOLs sure like to build wicked awesome LEGO models…it is the main draw to the hobby, or is it? Chris Maddison, reminds me/us that it is just as much about the relationships formed (whether they be in person, or over the interwebs), than it is about the builds. And sometimes it is simply a Continue reading →
This week’s builder is a MOCpages luminary who has racked up countless hits, comments and fans since his online debut in 2007. Known as much for his inventive and humorous Sci-Fi storylines as his clever building, Rob Ludgonious has a unique style that continues to evolve. I sat down with Emperor Ludgonious of the Ludgonian Continue reading →
This week’s builder should be well known to constant readers of TBB for his outstanding genre-spanning models. Whether you know him as Alex Jones or Orion Pax, you are probably familiar with his many eye-catching builds often based on popular media. From Transformers to The Munsters to Breaking Bad, the one constant is quality. I Continue reading →
Mark Larson has been no stranger to readers of The Brothers Brick. Mark is now working for LEGO as a Master Modeler. One of his recent projects has been working on the new Legoland hotel, set to open in April at Legoland California. Mark recently did an interview with Huffington Post Travel and answered many Continue reading →