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Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® St Louis Gateway Arch

For our last Brickvention 2020 Spotlight we’re focusing on Stephan’s enormous LEGO® Technic version of the St Louis Gateway Arch. Perhaps not so well known outside the US, the Gateway Arch is the largest human-made arch in the world and is a massive 192m tall! Stephan lived and worked in St Louis for a number […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® brick Taz Devil

Our resident motorcycle rider builder KC surprised us by deciding to NOT build a motorcycle for Brickvention 2020! He decided instead to create a “life-size” version of his favourite Looney Tunes character, and fellow Tasmanian, Taz Devil. Not only that, he also decided to build the model as a self-portrait. KC created the model from […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Beckoning Cat

Dating back to the 18th Century Japan, the Beckoning, Maneki-Neko or Lucky Cat is a popular good luck charm and is said to bring good fortune and success! Our model builder Tullett wanted to build one for his Brickvention model as he has a growing collection at home and wanted to challenge himself using technic […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Nordstage keyboard

When our workshop assistant Adam realised that he was going to get to build his first LEGO® brick model for Brickvention he was initially not sure what he could possibly build. But then he hit upon the idea of building a lifesize keyboard. He remembered his first keyboard was a giant Nordstage 88- and being […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Sydney Olympic Cauldron

There was never any doubt that our Workshop Manager Clay would build something Olympic related for Brickvention this year! A bone-fide Olympics-nut, Clay has had a passion for the ceremony and spectacle of the Olympics ever since he saw the Sydney 2000 Olympics as a 6 year old. So when Ryan offered him the chance […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Chocolate Factory

Believe it or not, this LEGO® brick interpretation of the iconic scene in the original Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory released in 1971 is Tracey ( our Inventory Manager ) and Lecy ( our Graphic Designer)’s first proper LEGO MOC!  Tracey and Lecy wanted to recreate the moment the doors opened and the adults […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Lowrider

Luke is our resident car enthusiast so there was never any doubt that he’d build a LEGO® brick car for his Brickvention model! Building a simple straight model wasn’t going to be enough, so Luke set himself the challenge of creating a bouncing Lowrider! Using LEGO motors and Linear actuators was going to be way […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Dragon

When Ryan presented the Brickman team with the opportunity to build whatever that wanted for Brickvention, Mark’s mind went immediately to dragons! Titled “The Sad Tale of Sir Warick the Overconfident”, Mark’s finished LEGO model is dominated by an enormous brick-built dragon blasting a single unfortunate knight, Sir Warick, on horseback with its fiery breath. […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Steampunk Ship

For his Brickvention model Darren went back to one of his favourite themes- Steampunk! For those who don’t know, Steampunk is a kind of fantasy future based on steam-powered technology.  A long time fan of the aesthetic and and airships meant Darren quickly had a good idea of what his model would look like and […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Star Wars Prison

As a self-proclaimed MASSIVE Star Wars fan, Jordan was always going to take inspiration for his Brickvention model from the iconic series. Jordan started off attempting to build a UCS scale D5 Mantis Patrol Spaceship, then added a landed a pad, before deciding to scrap the Mantis ship and focus instead on creating his own […]

Brickvention 2020 Spotlight: LEGO® Brick Timberwolf Mech

Melbourne’s LEGO® fan exhibition, Brickvention,was where Ryan started his LEGO® career. So he thought that 2020 would be a great opportunity to return to Brickvention after a 4 year break, but this time he’d bring the entire Brickman team with him! The idea was for every team member, from our Inventory Manager through to Ryan himself, to […]

A Brickman Brickvention 2020 wrap-up

Halfway through 2019 Ryan decided that the whole team could build whatever that wanted to for Melbourne’s premier LEGO® Fan exhibition, Brickvention 2020. Needless to say, the whole team was pretty excited! The idea was for every team member, from our Inventory Manager through to Ryan himself, to build LEGO® models to showcase their skills […]

Throwback Thursday LEGO® brick Pirate Ship

Yearrr! On this week’s Throwback we’re taking to the high seas with our huge LEGO® brick Pirate Ship! Ryan created this model back in 2014 for the Melbourne AFOL event Brickvention and has cut it in half so you can see all the crazy pirate action below decks! We tried to fill it with as many […]

Brickvention 2011

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 […]

Brickvention 2010

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 […]

Brickvention 2010

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 […]

Brickvention 2009! Part II

Well Brickvention 2009 is half over, with just the public day to go. As always some utterly brilliant MOC’s made by people, and a lot of people i have not met before, so was totally great. I counted at least 20 new build techniques that i have not seen before, nor even remotely thought of […]

Brickvention 2009!

Brickvention 2009 is but a couple of days away! I have completed most of my sculptures for the event, and will begin transporting them tomorrow! Many dozens of photos will be forthcoming, Or you can see them in person, Victoria University, level 12 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne www.brickventures.com has all the details.

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