I should be writing a BrickWorld report, but frankly, this was so frickin’ awesome that I wanted to blog it first. I saw this beauty at BrickWorld, while everyone held their breath for display. Because this hangs precariously from a tripod of tubing. The effect is totally worth it. Peter Mowry‘s Marquis stands 56 inches Continue reading →
LEGO Space models on The Brothers Brick
From giant space carriers to starfighters, moon bases to moon buggies, whether you love LEGO models inspired by real-world space programs or science-fiction, you’re in the right place.
The Starfighter Telephone Game was started over two years ago and now for the first time a round has been completed. The game works just like the grade-school game from which it got it’s name. Someone starts off by building a starfighter and ships it to the next player, they keep it and build a Continue reading →
Nick Trotta (tardisblue)makes his second appearance of 2013 on the Brother-Ship with a chunk-tacular spaceship called Zornhau. According to the builder, “Zornhau”, or the “wrathful strike”, is one of five medieval fencing master-cuts. Who knew? Nick also posted a companion video that highlights his design process, and the nifty trick he uses to space the Continue reading →
Perhaps the return of Arrested Development put the idea of a tiny teddy in Karf Oohlu‘s (Reformed Cthulhu) head. Perhaps it’s just a coincidence. Regardless, the teddy bears in space helmets are adorable and funny, and the “Tiny Teddy” name is associated with hilarity in my mind.
Stephen Pakbaz‘s MSL Curiosity Rover project on LEGO CUUSOO hit 10,000 supporters 10 months ago, but today LEGO is announcing that Curiosity will become the next new LEGO set through the CUUSOO program. (This is Stephen’s project photo. I expect the final product may be slightly different. We’ll share the official product photos when we Continue reading →
Ben Caukins spent the past 7 months constructing the Normandy SR2 from Mass Effect, proving yet again that he’s not afraid to build large curved ships. The ship measures almost 4 feet long with a wingspan of 19 inches. It will be displayed at Brickworld this weekend in Chicago. You can check out work-in-progress pictures Continue reading →
I don’t always go in for renderings of LEGO models, as I often find them lacking compared to real photographs of brick-built creations, but these renders by the fantastically-named Awesome O’saurus are terrific. Over the past few months, he’s been slowly churning out some lovely microscale spaceships in the hard sci-fi vein. Here are his Continue reading →
I know you are all going to say, “Stick a Megablok in your pie hole Tromas!” But I simply must beat this dead horse: Our community is rather fantastic!! Case in point Simon Liu’s (Si-MOCs) Operation Oscar: Phase 1. Simon built this large scene to honour a few of his favourite builders, those that inspired Continue reading →
If you’re headed to Dallas for the Brick Siesta LEGO convention next month, keep your beady-eyes peeled for this sci-fi marvel called the UNES Odyssey 21 by Kyle Collard (lazerblade). In a universe of boilerplate, this ship is a breed apart with its unconventional design and delicate looking textures. To me it looks like some Continue reading →
Jarek‘s sci-fi vehicles have some of the smoothest contours I’ve seen, and his latest starfighter is no exception. Take note of how well those wedge plates complement the flow of the cement mixer half cylinders.
This seems to be the week of angular spaceships, as legodrome adds his own pointy starfighter to the mix. The engine cluster and underside bristling with missiles are excellent, beautifully presented in this collage view.
Zemata gives us a look at the decidedly otherworldly: a creature from a planet where insects have the mastery. It’s a fantastically created diorama, with vivid colors and an interesting shape. Plus, it lights up.
Apparently today is the day for LEGO designers to be rockin’ the primary colours, well this time it is Mark Stafford’s (lego_nabii) turn to take the spot light. Over the last several days Mark has been posting a number of his older models to his flickr stream. They have all been fantastic to have a Continue reading →
Its itty-bitty size and sheer level of cute should not detract from the seriousness of space. Right? Or something like that. This micro-battle by Filip Soukup (FilipS™) is all sorts of eye-catching. It’s instantly recognizable.
Of course I’m talking about Victoria, the latest microscale-space build from LEGOLIZE IT MAN. This outstanding model almost made the cut for my micro-space roundup on Friday, but it didn’t fit the theme I had going. Since Sunday seems a little quiet, I don’t see any reason not to add one more, especially when it Continue reading →