Tag Archives: Sculpture

It’s hard to define which LEGO models are sculptural and which are just a regular pile of bricks, but we know a good sculpture when we see one — even if it’s a funny cartoon character and not the Venus de Milo.

Busting out the Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy builds

Tyler (The Deathly Halliwell) has long been one of my favorite builders of all things Del Toro. He’s probably the only builder that can take the fantastic creatures from Del Toro and sculpt them so beautifully…I regretted not blogging his Faun earlier this year, but thankfully he’s added the Pale Man to his growing collection:

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And if that wasn’t enough, Tyler also did another Del Toro movie icon Hellboy:

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Bravo Tyler!

Salvador Dali: The Elephants

Some builds just make you stop in your tracks and do a double take. Jin Kei‘s homage to the Salvador Dali’s The Elephants is one such example:

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The steampunk take on the famous painting is brilliantly done keeping the spirit of the original, while still making any LEGO Steampunker happy. The boiler assembly and the simplistic details on the legs just makes me zoom and just ogle some of the techniques used.

Friday Night Fights (Round 34)

Welcome back fight fans, to Hong Kong for a special Chinese New Year bout. What’s more fitting than a day at the races to usher in the year of the Horse?. Let’s go down for the Pre-race Paddock Inspection:

Starting at Gate 1 we have schfio with this black stallion:

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In gate 9 we have Kazumi and Omar Ovalle with their brown horse already in mid stride:

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As usual, constant reader, you are tasked with deciding the outcome of this pony race by way of comment. On the last edition of Friday Night Fights, the architecture action was a bit lopsided like the Tower of Pisa with Patrick Bosman winning by a score of 13-6. Tune in next week for another action packed edition of Friday Night Fights!

Oh and a few bonus horse links:
In Gate 2 with some lovely Chinese charactesrs: BricksBen.
In Gate 6 with the adorable Toy Story BullsEye : ArzLan.

Three Bears family portrait.

Barney Main (SlyOwl) takes a page from the classic fairy tales: Goldilocks and the Three Bears with this fantastic family portrait. There’s lots of great details in this build and some clever techniques but sometimes the simplest parts are the best. Barney changes the angles on the hotdog eyebrows just slightly enough to give each bear their own unique expression.
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Frozen’s Olaf Gets his Wish

Disney’s latest hit Frozen has such fantastic characters–Olaf being one of them. His wish is to see summer time (and it’s DEFINITELY close to summer-time weather here in Florida). In his words, winter’s a good time to stay in and cuddle, but put him in summer and he’ll be a….happy snowman.

Joe Meno‘s brilliant Olaf took his WALL-E towel down to the beach to catch some of those rays:

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You can see Joe’s process and progress in his Flickr gallery!

Lower your shields and surrender your ships

”We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile.”

Resistance is futile!

The Borg figure and bust built by Shawn Snyder aren’t about to inject nanoprobes into your bloodstream that turn you into a cyborg drone in their collective, but they definitely look the part.