"Far from child's play. An astonishing collection." —Publishers Weekly
Mix hundreds of thousands of LEGO bricks with dozens of artists, and what do you get? Beautiful LEGO, a compendium of LEGO artwork that showcases a stunning array of pieces ranging from incredibly lifelike replicas of everyday objects and famous monuments to imaginative renderings of spaceships, mansions, and mythical creatures.
You'll also meet the minds behind the art. Interviews with the artists take you inside the creative process that turns simple, plastic bricks into remarkable LEGO masterpieces.
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instead I was building Denmark—with an offer for a position! It was for just for the fun of building. an internship, although I was considered a full- And, as soon as I was able to start sharing my work with other builders with more experience, the quality of my models began to improve. I was 24 time employee and treated the same as any other designer. In the end, I wound up designing a handful of sets for the Creator and Direct/Expert lines. 25 Billund, where LEGO headquarters
Caffeine 2011 (above) Iain Heath Finders Keepers 2012 99 100 Tommy Williamson (opposite) Jack Sparrow & Barbossa 2011 A. Anderson Mort 2010 (right) Pierre, Of Course 2010 (left) 101 102 Peteris Sprogis Crackhead & Honey Bag Man 2010 Party Animals 2011 (opposite) (above) 103 104 (opposite) Peteris Sprogis Sparkly & Barkly 2010 (above) Tyler Clites Sometimes It Sucks to Be a Ghost 2012 105 All Dolled Up 106 by MisaQa 107 Arthur Gugick Tell us about yourself. at
circumference, I use the arc length formula from calculus. The Dome of the Rock required a bit of trigonometry. To build the dome accurately, I wrote some software that easily allowed me to build any dome shape. (If you want to use it, just ask!) How often do you sit down to build? I applied for a job at the new LEGO store that was opening in Cleveland. With so many applicants, they had group interviews. The first question asked to my group was “when was the last time you played with LEGO?”
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So why LEGO, you may ask again? Because it’s ing marvel, is not very exciting on its own, but just what I do. bins of thousands of pieces—that’s stored kinetic 186 (above) Nemo 2007 (opposite) Protector of the Great Queen 2010