With mini dioramas it’s often hard to select a picture to go on TBB as you inevitably miss out some nice details. Josh Morris’s (I Scream Clone) Rancho Relaxo gave me that problem. I think this photo captures the ‘essence’ best but misses out on the muster yard and other details you can see in the zoomed pictures. And although he’s a fellow Aussie those of you attending BrickWorld 2010 will get to see this in person.
I just can’t get enough of the details and dusty lighting in this old fashioned general store by Alex Eylar (Profound Whatever).
I particularly love the little price signs stuck into and on top of the merchandise. That really makes it.
I like the architectural faithfulness to late 18th to early 20th century mission churches that The Brickster (aka WesternOutlaw) shows in this creation. I particularly like the roof-support posts sticking out of the walls.
Aside from his hilariously named outhouse, my favorite Wild West creation from him so far is this stagecoach:
One horse (without reins) seems a bit underpowered, but the stagecoach itself is excellent, atop an irregular base replete with iconic saguaro, buzzard, and cow’s skull.
This action-packed Wild West scene, by Garbageman13, is a beauty. There are lots of little details that I like, but the action is just about perfect. The builder has hit a home run with this one.
This western town by Kris Kelvin is loverly. It’s also a nice change of pace, since we don’t see that many Western creations.
A good amount of my day yesterday was spent talking about the US Air Force and LEGO steampunk with a cousin-in-law who is coming out of his dark ages. So it seemed fortuitous that Rod Gillies (2 Much Caffeine) posted pictures of his steam jet powered P2 Thunderbolt of the US Air Cavalry, circa 1906.
Bryan, you’re not alone.