Monday, October 30, 2006

Just say vig

Timothy Gould presents London Opium Den. "In a very short time a decrepit figure had emerged from the opium den" - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Happy anniversary, 4 months late

I'm guessing that Xueren celebrates a wedding anniversary on June 11, based on the calendar on the wall in the lovely Marriage License.



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Goin' medieval on your vig

DARKspawn enters the world of vigs with three castle-themed creations: Alchemist, Knight's Shrine and Regicide.







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Mexican jumping being

Nermal doesn't think the proposed border fence will be effective, as demonstrated in Border Vig.



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Monday, October 23, 2006

Green men CAN jump

Who needs to be 6 feet tall when the Force is with you? Copmike presents Yoda plays basketball.



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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Trick or Treat?

Those poor kids are more likely to get a trick in Patrick Yrizarry's Addams Family Halloween.



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Sunday, October 15, 2006

Friday, October 13, 2006

The Twa Corbies

Kaptain Kobald presents a vig based on a poem from the 17th century, The Twa Corbies, in which two ravens discuss a fallen knight:

'His hound is to the hunting gane,
His hawk to fetch the wild-fowl hame,
His lady 's ta'en anither mate,
So we may mak our dinner sweet.



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Spy V(ig)S Spy

Lorax presents a scene right out of Mad Magazine: Spy vs Spy Beach. Thanks, Nelson, for the heads-up.



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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Happy 40th anniversary, Charlie Brown

To honor the 40th annual showing of the Charlie Brown Halloween special, Glorious Kyle presents Great Pumpkin.



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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

NWBrickCon

This past weekend, LEGO builders gathered in Seattle for NWBrickCon 2006. Check out some photos. While it doesn't look like there were a ton of vigs on display, there were some. Unfortunately I haven't yet seen close-up pics of individual vignette MOCs. As soon as I find some, I'll highlight them here. If anyone has good pics of individual vigs, especially if you know who built what, please let me know. Thanks.



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V is for vignette

Steve Bishop continues his alphabetic series with E is for Executioner.



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I'll get you, my pretties!

Kockanadrag presents a Halloween themed vig: Witch hideout.



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Vigeo gaming

StarDIC presents two vigs based on the video game Bio-Hazard (which I guess is the Japanse version of Resident Evil?): Tyrant and Lickers attack.





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Saturday, October 07, 2006

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Vig of 76

Elroy Davis presents his interpretation of Archibald McNeal Willard's Spirit of 76.



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A very sincere bignette

Nelson Yrizarry shows the ultimate reward for Linus' persistence in Pumpkin Patched.



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Please size your pics

Hello,

If you try to scroll down you may have problems with your browser lagging (depending on your connection, I suppose). This is because some Brickshelf users do not resize their images. I can compress these on the screen with html taggs, but the data is still all there for really huge images. If you post pics on Brickshelf and actually want people to look at them (and why else would you post pics on a public site), please please resize them to something like 800x600 or smaller. There are various free software solutions to do this, including programs you can download, programs that probably came pre-installed on your computer, or something that came with your digital camera. You might want to read this recent Lugnet thread for some thoughts on presenting images on Brickshelf.

Thanks
VignetteBricks

Monday, October 02, 2006

Getting medieval on your 8x8

Over on the Minifig Customization Network, Viking Maniac has started a Medieval Community Project, with people building vigs of medieval life. Scenes include Baggins' Cathedral: Building a Window



and Shadowviking's Blacksmith



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Sunday, October 01, 2006

Bride of Vignestein

Kaptain Kobold presents Bride of Frankenstein.



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Exo-vig

I'd forgotten about the Exo-force contest at Mecha Hub. The deadline has passed and judging has begun. One of the entries is freze's Exo Force Vig.



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