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Ken Robichaud | August 9th, 2014 | LEGO Super Heroes, Marvel Comics, MOC Spotlight

Let the Guardians of the Galaxy MOCs Begin!

LEGO Star-Lord Bust

This Star Lord bust by Bruce Lowell caught my eye the other day and a quick spin through my contacts revealed he is not alone in his galactic guardian geekery. The usual suspects are up to their old tricks and once again quick out of the gate.

Rocket Raccoon is looking for trouble in his prison threads by Jordan Schwartz.

It's barely a concept

And finally this mini Milano by SPARKART! is a treat and I can’t wait to see it in the brick when he’s got all the parts in order.

I look forward to more Guardians MOCs and to hitting the theater again this week for a much needed second viewing.

Ken Robichaud | March 11th, 2013 | LEGO Star Wars, MOC Spotlight

An Elegant Weapon For A More Civilized Age

LEGO Luke Skywalker's Lightsaber

Another Monday, another metric tonne of neat stuff to post. It’s hard to resist the urge to spam everyone into oblivion, but some things are just to good to resist. This replica of Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber by the always busy (where do you people find all this time to build??) Bruce Lowell comes complete with a full blade comprised of 300+ 3×3 dishes. Well played Bruce! When I was building 1:1 scale lightsabers a couple years ago, I tested out the 2×4 half cylanders topped with a 4×4 dome and it worked pretty well. Well enough that I purchased enough in trans-blue (the pic I have of the expperiment was a fugly rainbow) and played around with the idea of running a rope light through it, but the purist in me won out again. This dish technique gives the edge a fuzzy look that really adds something in pictures. Bet it wasn’t cheap though.

Ace Kim | February 23rd, 2013 | LEGO Lord of the Rings, News

OneLUG Debuts New Works at An Unexpected Art Show


Earlier tonight I attended the the one-night-only An Unexpected Art Show with my family. The Tower of Orthanc was there in all its imposing glory. But that wasn’t all. The members of OneLUG debuted new art pieces at the show, a series of three builds depicting different symbols from the Lord of the Rings. In order from left to right in the picture above: The White Tree of Gondor by Brandon Griffith, The Horse of Rohan by Remi Gagné, and The White Hand of Saruman by Bruce Lowell.


Ken Robichaud | October 5th, 2012 | DC Universe, LEGO Batman, LEGO Super Heroes, MOC Spotlight

Bruce Lowell’s Silent Guardian

The Silent Guardian - 3D Batman Mosaic

Bruce Lowell says he’s wanted to do a Batman based MOC for some time as a tribute to the Nolan films and this art deco poster partly inspired by Batman: TAS was the result. This isn’t the first of of these mosaics I’ve felt needed to be shared and I hope it won’t be the last.

Ken Robichaud | August 2nd, 2012 | LEGO Star Wars, News

HispaBrick 14 Available Now

The latest issue of HispaBrick is ready for download and its got some familiar faces. Here’s the rundown in their own words:

In this new edition, Garry King presents his fleet of ships of the hit series Battlestar Galactica, Akiyuki Kawaguchi we marvel with modules GBC, Katie Walker teaches us to do mosaics with cheese slopes and interviewed the creator Bruce Lowell .
I explained how many of the projects of AFOLs can become a reality, either by LEGO ® CUUSOO or through Crowdfunding .
Section Pillars community this time we have the cooperation of The Brothers Brick and I tell our participation in various events that have taken place in recent months, and several reviews and tutorials LDraw, MINDSTORMS and Pneumatics.
And do not miss the second installment of the system MILS , a modular system composed of landscapes developed by a member of our community.

All that and a tribute to everybody’s favourite astromech*. What more could you ask for?**

* If he’s not, It’s Ok I don’t need to know who is.
** No need to answer that either.