Lego projects in 2016
Making a ball from LEGO® bricks
Just in time for Christmas here I am showing you how to make a round ball from square and rectangular LEGO® bricks as well as a neat trick for turning your new LEGO sphere into a decoration for your Christmas tree!
Mount Panorama in LEGO Bricks
Over 47,000 bricks went into recreating the 2 sections of the iconic Mount Panorama Bathurst racing circuit, which is now on display in Bathurst Regional Gallery. We had heaps of fun recreating lots of moments from throughout the history of the mountain, from its history with the local Wiradjuri Aboriginal people, to famous race crashes […]
Wonders of the World Brisbane Open & Tour Announced!
It’s been an epic first week up in Brisbane for our new Wonders of the World exhibition! It was both exhilarating and slightly frightening to show all the models we’ve been working on for over a year to the public for the first time. But seeing the looks on the faces of the kids ( […]
Wonders of the World Launched!
I’m so excited to be able to finally share the news about the show we’ve been building towards for over a year! The world premiere of Wonders of the World will be in Brisbane from 23rd November. We will be there until the 14th Dec, after which we move onto our Australian tour heading to Sydney, […]
Make-a-Wish Foundation visit
A month ago we were privileged to have Alex and his family visit the workshop courtesy of the amazing Make-a-Wish Foundation. We had an amazing day showing Alex around our LEGO parts library, getting an exclusive sneak peek at all the new models we’re building and meeting our team of builders! Ryan showed Alex and his […]
AMP commissioned me to make a model of their original building, an iconic curved office block at Sydney’s Circular Quay, and their proposed new building- a stunning modern building that’s all angled glass and gardens with a mall underneath it! You can see the old building well in this shot. The old AMP Building was […]
Happy 4th of July!
Here’s something new for our American friends from our upcoming exhibition- Happy Fourth of July guys!
LEGO TARDIS timelapse
Check out the timelapse video of the life-size LEGO® TARDIS we built last year that appeared on Bondi Beach in Sydney! 75,000 bricks, 400 kilos and 300 hours!
The Flying Scotsman in Lego Bricks!
Down here at the Brickman workshop we are running like an express train because we’re gearing up toward a massive new touring show! While the full details are still under wraps we thought we’d tease you all by showing one of the biggest new models we’ve built for the show- the first train in the world to break 100mph, The Flying Scotsman!
Towers of Tomorrow Townsville
I’m back in sunny Townsville for the weekend! This time I’m with the Towers of Tomorrow exhibition me and my team built a few years ago, which includes some of the toughest models I’ve ever built of the many of the world’s tallest buildings! The exhibit also includes hundreds of thousands of bricks visitors can use to build their own model. So if you’re in North Queensland or heading there over the next few months, drop by and check them out!
Venus de Medici
My first LEGO nude! Here’s a side by side of the classic Venus de Medici, a marble sculpture depicting the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite and my LEGO version. The Venus de Medici model is displayed at the Nicholson Museum in Sydney University as part of their Alpha & Omega exhibition opening soon.
Here is the giant Clay Moorington from LEGO NEXO Knights which we made for the LEGO booth at toyfair.
The funny part is he was built by Clay Mellington – pictured
Coincidence? Likeness? You be the judge. – Just remember our Clay Mellington came first.
If you want to check him out he will be at Fountain gate shopping centre in Melbourne April 9 and 10 for the free LEGO Nexo knights event.