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 […]
For these week’s Throwback Thursday we’re going all the way back to … May this year! In what was one of our biggest collaborative projects, Sydney Living Museums commissioned us to build a 3.5 m x 1.5m replica of the historic Rouse Hill House and Farm in Sydney. It was so big in fact the […]
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 […]
mrkFor this week we’re flying back in time to the 3rd LEGO® build we have done for Sydney University’s Nicholson Museum- LEGO® Pompeii! Being a museum piece we couldn’t show the city being destroyed, because we wouldn’t be able to show the history of the city, so we chose to depict the city the moment […]
Back in 2013 Ryan built a LEGO model of Athen’s famed Acropolis temple complex and the iconic columned Parthenon. The huge diorama was built as part of a series of models (the first being the Colosseum) built around ancient history for Sydney University’s Nicholson Museum. The Nicholson Museum then donated the model to the Acropolis […]
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 […]
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 ( […]
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, […]
Here’s something new for our American friends from our upcoming exhibition- Happy Fourth of July guys!
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!
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.
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 scan of whats now probably my most favourite document. My mum found this when going through stuff from when i was a kid! For those that are not that old, each school holidays Myer (a department store here in Australia) used to run competitions where they had a whole pile of Lego and […]