“Слава Україні” (in the Roman alphabet, “Sláva Ukrayíni”), means “Glory to Ukraine” and is the rallying cry of the Ukranian people as they resist the invasion by Russia. I designed these models to show my support for the cause. I designed a LEGO model based on the a Ukranian flag with the words printed on it. I also created two heart shapes, 6 and 10 studs tall respectively. The instructions for all three models are included in this post.
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Inspired by the “platecraft” technique used in Christmas decorations by Chris McVeigh, and my own Flat Santa and Flat Rudolph holiday decorations, I wanted to try the technique on a larger scale and without tying it to the holidays, and this was the result:
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This is a repost of an entry I had originally posted on an old website in January 2003, before I started this blog.
This LEGO sculpture of a Maneki Neko (Japanese good-luck cat) was one of my earliest models, after building the PokÃ©mon out of basic bricks alone, I allowed myself the luxury of plates as well, in order to approximate the script on the coin. The cat itself is just basic bricks though, except for the arm detachment mechanism.
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I received an email today asking for instructions to build the sheep model that I made two years ago. I figured that other people might also appreciate it, so here they are!
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Check out this adorable and very lifelike sewing machine designed by Niklas RosÃ©n.
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For this year’s Bricks by the Bay LEGO convention, which had the theme “California Dreamin’,” I built a model of the California state flag.
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My latest LEGO creation is a grey kangaroo with joey.
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In honor of their historic World Series win, breaking a 108-year long streak, I decided to try my hands at the Chicago Cubs team logo.
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On November 8, 2016, Americans face a very important decision – Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton for President.
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I’m afraid I haven’t built much in a while – this is my latest major model, and it is over a year old! But I never posted about it here until now. It’s a teddy bear.
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