How-to: Cutting, gluing, & sculpting – Confessions of a minifig customizer (III)

In Part 1 of “Confessions of a minifig customizer,” we heard from Jasbrick about how to get started with minifig customization, and in Part 2 we learned about how to paint great minifigs. In our final installment, Jasbrick shares tips about the best ways to take customization even farther. When you just can’t find the Continue reading →

How-to: Tools of minifig customization – Confessions of a customizer (Part II)

In our first guest post from Jasbrick, we learned about how to get started with minifig customization. Now, let’s hear what he has to say about the tools of the trade. Now that you have a concept and have gone as far as you can by conventional means it is time to bring in the Continue reading →

This customizer’s always right

It’s no secret that I’m not much of a customizer myself. But, like most LEGO fans on either side of that customizing fence, I can still enjoy a beautiful bit of customizing when I see it. And Terry Jeffries’ customs are nothing if not beautifully and exceedingly well executed. Clean paint lines and smooth transitions Continue reading →

How-to: Confessions of a minifig customiser – Part I: Getting started

As we say in our AFOL jargon glossary, purism is “a form of religious fundamentalism.” LEGO fandom includes a broad range of preferences for what’s “legal” and what’s not. In the spirit of broadening our horizons, we’re very pleased to bring you the first in a series of posts about LEGO minifig customization by master Continue reading →

“But for today, I guarantee it!”

“Hey, we were saving that!” John Hammond doesn’t care because, for today, he guarantees it. Jonas Kramm continues to delight with two more Jurassic Park LEGO vignettes!

Prehistoric sea serpent poised to strike

Anthony Wilson’s Serpent searches for prey from the Arctic depths

What this day needs is butterfly dragons

Your spirits will soar to new heights with these playful butterfly dragons by Chris Yu.

Toys ‘R’ Us to return to the U.S.

Toys “R” Us is returning to the United States thanks to a joint venture between parent company Tru Kids Brands and b8ta. Will you be looking forward to the new Toys “R” Us?

Coalesce in this minifigure-scaled gallery

Coalesce, built by Brandon Griffith for Comic-Con 2019’s LEGO booth, features a gallery showing I’d be happy to attend in real life.

Bedlam in the sahn

Who will win in an epic showdown between our heroes and the evil Snake Wizard in this exotic scene by Ted Andes?

Have you had enough water today?

Dehydration is no joke. Just ask this cattle skull created by builder Toa Aparu. On second thought, it’s too late to ask it anything. Just drink your water!

This catfish will shake your world

[Jack Frost] has created a super cute version of Namazu, the giant catfish of Japanese mythology that causes earthquakes and mass destruction. Don’t let those big eyes fool you; this is one dangerous fish.