Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Mythic

Joris Blok has a number of scenes from Greek (and Roman) mythology, such as "Daedalus and Icarus" and "Romulus and Remus."




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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Christmasification

Over on FBTB they're running a Christmasification contest, which in part calls for Star Wars themed Christmas vigs. Voting has begun. If you're a FBTB member, you have less than a day to vote for your favorite vigs in group A and group B. After that, the top three from each category will go head-to-head in a second round of voting. Some entries include Odinson1313's Luke Skywalker's Gift, Glorious Kyle'sI saw Vader Choking Santa Claus and
Daveexmachina's What Can You Get a Wookiee for Christmas?





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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Classic-Castle's Colossal Castle Contest submissions page open

Colossal Castle Contest submissions now open! Technical difficulties have been fixed and you can now submit your entries. If you are interested in learning more about Classic-Castle's signature annual contest, please see the contest rules page. Any further questions can be addressed in the CC forums.

We would like to apologize for any confusion caused by the delay in opening the submissions page and would like to thank our anonymous programmer for help with coding issues. We're looking forward to seeing your Castle MOCs in this contest.

The CC Team

Monday, December 01, 2008

O Christmas vig, o Christmas vig ...

Over on FBTB they're holding the FBTB Star Wars Christmasification building contest. One of the categories challenges you to build a holiday-themed Star Wars vig. Here's an early entry from Rick3691



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Thursday, November 27, 2008

I'm more of a breast man, myself

According to Nelson's MOC Thanksgiving guests, "The Drummite ambassadors pick the wrong day to visit the Earth." Happy Turkey Day, all.



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Saturday, November 22, 2008

Not a Toys R Us kid

At the risk of boring Anonymous, who is upset with the overuse of that head, 74louloute presents When I grow up, I wanna be a pirate.



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Friday, November 21, 2008

Back to work!

A couple of days ago I blogged on the most recent Lowlug MMM. Second place finisher Mahjqa has posted his Back to work! on Flickr.



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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Moving in

Mike Crowley's Leafblower man (snowblower man) is always willing to lend a hand, especially when the new neighbor is particularly cute.




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Monday, November 17, 2008

Back 2 Blogging

The members of Lowlug just finished their most recent MiniMocMadness contest, with the theme Back2School/Back2Work. Unfortunately I can't directly link to images from their site, and neither the winning entry, Stanley Efu's Debiteuren/Crediteuren, or the runner up, Back To Work!, and I cannot find those entries on some linkable site like Brickshelf or Flickr. So you'll have to go to the contest page to see these and all of the entries. Here, though, are Aliencat's entries.




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Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Colossal Castle Contest time!

It's time for the annual Colossal Castle Contest. The admins of Classic-Castle invite all LEGO fans to come try their hand at a castle-themed creation and win fabulous prizes. Of particular interest to readers of this blog is the vignette category. You can be sure that I'll report on the various entries here. Since I'm a judge in the contest I won't make any particular comments on those entries until after the contest is over.



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Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Election day

In honor of today's presidential election, let's choose an old vig - Nathan Wells' debate.



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Saturday, November 01, 2008

Life with wheels

Louise, aka Bladewood, is helping to raise our awareness of some of the annoyances she faces in using a wheelchair.




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Friday, October 31, 2008

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Where have all the minimen gone?

Only one more day to submit your Go Miniman Go contest entries. One of my favorites has been Rupi's Downhill.



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The Happening

I actually fell asleep during this movie, but I guess it was supposed to be scary enough to be on topic around Halloween. Joris.blok depicts Cloverfield.



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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Na na na na na na na na na na na na na - Bat Vig!

We'll be returning to this as it seems to be an ongoing project. Obxcrew has created a series of six vigs so far telling a Batman story - I Believe In Harvey Dent .




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Monday, October 27, 2008

Pillage the Viggage

Some of the entries for the Pillage the Village contest on Classic-Pirates include I Scream Clone's PTV, RichardAM's Sharkbait and pe668's PTV





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Sunday, October 26, 2008

Return of the Brick

Shannon Ocean gets autobiographical with My LEGO Saga, depicting his return to the hobby in a series of vigs.



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Friday, October 24, 2008

Hot wheels

Bladewood made this at my desk vig. It's particularly cool that she included instructions for that great wheelchair.



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Thursday, October 23, 2008

But which one is Tweedle Dum?

I loved the caption on Pepa Quin's Election Time:
"I say my opponent's 3% tax hike goes too far!"
"And I say my opponent's 3% tax hike doesn't go far enough!"
BTW, this is reminiscent of Nathan Wells' Debate.



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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Bond Market

Hmm, I'm not sure which of these is new, but Mitch Hiveley's James Bond vigs recently popped up, and as it's been three years since I noted them, they're great to put up even if they're old. Check out Goldfinger and From Russia with Love.




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Monday, October 20, 2008

Communal window

Kurtis Harris of TexLug built this Window into the Community display full of Batman scenes.




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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Trophies!

I always love the trophies at the various fan fests. They're a great opportunity to make either a vig or a microscale MOC to fit the category being judged. A couple of the trophies at BrickCon included the one for Best CC City Wall, won by Thomas Wunz and the one for Best Castle Water MOC (won by who?). Both of these were built by JoshWedin, aka Floodllama.




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Friday, October 17, 2008

Hate the game

Don't be hatin' Nermal just because he got some Bathin Apes. (Yeesh, I'm out of it. I had to look these up to realize it's a clothing and shoe brand.)



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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Also from Austria

Other vigs on display at the Austrian Welt der Steine event included Daffy's Baywatch, Verena Shaden's Ambassador vignette and ____'s Exchange.





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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Singing in the brick

Some of the vigs at the Welt der Steine event in Austria are from LGOe's song contest, like Racer's Cheap Sunglasses and Mike's Touch me.




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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Anonymous BrickCon Vigs

Two vigs from BrickCon. I'm guessing these are by Chris Wunz?
-Edit- Ah, yes. Chris used a series of vigs as wedding cake toppers. Very cool.





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