Large Models lego projects
Following on from last years huge success the LEGO Colosseum,
This years model for the Nicholson Museum in Sydney is none other than the Acropolis!
120,000 Bricks and a couple of hundred hours of work.
here’s a picture of it just before it left the workshop, come and check it out (along with a host of real Greek treasures)
Opening day is the 6th of July at the Nicholson Museum at the University of Sydney.
Here’s a bit of a behind the scenes look at my latest model.
A giant LEGO minfig called Laval from LEGo Legends of Chima.
He is just under 6 Ft Tall and with his sword its over 8 feet tall, and well over 100,000 LEGO Bricks!
Here’s a picture of him in the loading dock just before he heads off to a department store.
To give you an idea of just how big he is, on top of his left hand is a normal LEGO minifig (That tiny pink dot!)
All up he was about 280-300 hours worth of work, and a hell of a challenge.
Brickvention 2011 is nearly here! Australia’s Premier LEGO convention, where people from all over Australia join in for a couple of days of fun for all things LEGO. The public day the 16th of January promises to be truly massive. This year we have taken over the Melbourne town hall in Swanston street and will […]
Well, it seems that the next big thing is under way, literally that is! After last years Airbus model, ive been thinking about a cruise ship, and of course there is none better than the Love Boat! Split in half to reveal a fully detailed interior it will be just over 3.2 meters in length […]
Well folks, Brickworld has been and gone, I’m back from the good old US of A I have to say it was an amazing show, so many great models, so many great people, I had a real blast, also a huge thanks to my mum and father in law; Alan who helped me! Couldn’t have […]
28 May 2010 Part 1. Airbus June 2010 tour! As part of a trip to Dallas in June for a wedding, I’m also taking over the giant Airbus A380 (flights courtesy of Qantas!) to Brickworld in Chicago! This of course poses huge challenges, getting it there, getting it around, setting it up, making it all […]
Airbus A380 Follow up, Well The airbus it seems has literally “taken off” i have been very lucky to have been blogged by about a dozen different sources, including by Tim at The brothers brick: www.brothers-brick.com which is my favourite Lego blog site, and one which i check and read every day. I have a […]
Well Brickvention 2010 is now over for another year! It was unquestionably the best brickvention ever, with over 2700 people coming throught he doors on the public day! The queue to get in went down flinders street, and around into Elizabeth street!. I was lucky enought his year to be crowned the best in show […]
Airbus Update, Well its about time i posted an update on the Airbus, and posted a little picture 🙂 It is going along really well, i have been very focussed on the NXT side of things, and a bit of programming work for the controlling systems, i had to get some help from some external […]
Well, i dont want to open a can of worms, but: I really do not like putting stickers on my LEGO(r) bricks, simply because it further limits what i can do with those bricks, and mainly because, well they end up getting tattered and battered, and the look ordinary. Printed bricks on the other hand […]
Registrations are now open for Brickvention 2010! Brickvention is Australia’s own LEGO convention and it’s only a few months away so now is the time to register for the event. Brickvention 2010 will be held over the weekend just before Australia Day (January 22nd to 24th) in Melbourne, Australia and promises to be an exciting […]
I’ve been asked by a lot of people to share my progress on my latest large MOC, my Airbus A380. Normally i am loathed to take and share pictures of Work in Progress, as so much can change and may not have finished parts or certain details. Which is the case here, i have just […]