NYCLUG LEGO News #009

A LEGO Green Lantern… and a “space” Batman? Coming in 2015! (via FBTB)

In this (long-delayed) edition: a really, really big Tumbler; a bus stop made out of LEGO; and what’s washing up on the shores of the U.K.? (more…)

NYCLUG at the LIC Springs! Block Party in Queens

Youngsters avail themselves of LEGO bricks at the LIC Springs event May 17

Youngsters avail themselves of LEGO bricks at the LIC Springs event May 17

NYCLUG members Kent, Moa Victor and Sid were on hand as NYCLUG hosted its first-ever Community Build Event at the massive LIC Springs block party on Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City, Queens on May 17. (more…)

Paintbrush

brickplate:

An inspirational building technique — not to mention a great gag to pull on April Fools day!

Originally posted on Modelbuildingsecrets's Weblog:

Hi all, I know I’ve been off the blog for quite a while now, almost a month in fact. If you’ve been following me on Model Building Secrets Facebook page (and you really should ;) ) then you’ll know that I’ve been working on a huge project, 4 ft long huge to be exact. I am almost done with it, and should get back to more normal postings within a day or so.

Now I’m not into April Fool’s, so the only “prank” I’m going to play is that I won’t tell you what I’m working on. What I will tell you is that I will be at PAX East in Boston next weekend building my current project on site. So if you are going, come by and say hi.

Even though I don’t like April Fool’s Day, I did like this latest creation by Sean and Steph Mayo.

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This should make you into a Miniland-scale fan:  A woman named Leah applied for an internship by designing herself out of LEGO bricks and sending it — along with a resume in the form of a poster illustrated with Lego elements — to prospective employers.  Guess you could say she’s really building up her career.  (via Jezebel.com)

NYCLUG LEGO News #008

In this edition, a new documentary on AFOLs will bow at the Tribeca Film Festival; LEGO formally announces the new Simpsons minifigs; and a Mindstorms team solves a Rubik’s cube in mind-numbingly record time.

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NYCLUG LEGO News #007

In this edition: a working Lego keyboard; the latest UCS Star Wars set; and make your own Lego pieces… maybe.
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NYCLUG’s First LEGO Community Window Display at Rockefeller Center

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Members of NYCLUG got together Friday evening at the LEGO Store at Rockefeller Center to install their first-ever LUG Community Window Display.   (more…)

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Blocumentary

brickplate:

I’ve never seen this before — reblogged for later viewing!

Originally posted on Hello Sounday:

Something that I like to do on my free time, is to browse into my likes around the web. Today, I found that brilliant documentary that was released three years ago AFOL: A Blocumentary.

Directed by Jess Gibson, this short documentary introduces us to a wonderful thing that we are all aware of, but never really pay attention to: passion.

Here, Jess made a really nice work trying to show the incredible passion that Adult Fans Of LEGO have for that amazing toy company that we all know of: Lego.

I was and am still impressed with the passion, patience and talent that the people interviewed have.

AFOL: A Blocumentary is probably one of my favorite documentaries about creativity and community.

Have a Sound Day.

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