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LEGO micro-building tutorials with Micro Square

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Back in January 2013 LEGO launched a series of video-tutorials by LEGO designers on micro-scale building. The series continued strong until March 2014, with some really excellent tutorials and building tips for your own LEGO creations. The only problem is that the videos are all over the place on LEGO’s channel, so I thought to […] Read more

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LEGO minifigs hanging their heads…

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LEGO minifigures come with very basic posability with movable legs, arms and rotating head and hands. While this is sufficient for play and basic picture-taking, if you want something more dramatic, you will have to experiment with unconventional ways. We have discussed a few uncommon techniques for posing minifigures in this article: Posing LEGO Minifigs […] Read more

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Alternate color LEGO Star Wars sets & more

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Building official LEGO sets is definitely fun, and also a great way to learn interesting building techniques. If you would like to branch out to building your own LEGO models, one of the easiest ways to start is to simply modify official LEGO sets. This can include adding additional details and accessories, or if you […] Read more

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LEGO building tutorials by Siercon & Coral

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We have featured the LEGO creations of Sean and Steph Mayo (a.k.a. Siercon & Coral) many times in the past (see links at the end of this post). They are well known for their stunning LEGO dioramas, unusual usage of LEGO elements, and for winning pretty much all LEGO contest they enter. :) Through the years Sean […] Read more

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How to make a LEGO flowering tree – tutorial

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There are many ways to build LEGO trees using standard LEGO bricks and plates, and you can also take advantage of special LEGO leaf and flower elements. Today I wanted to show you a flowering tree design that is simple and doesn’t require a lot of pieces, but could really brighten up your LEGO cities, […] Read more

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LEGO Modular Buildings alternate colors

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Recently we discussed expanding the LEGO Modular Buildings by increasing their size in various ways. This is a great way to make your LEGO Modular layout unique. You can read the article here: How to Expand the LEGO Modular Buildings. Today we will look at another way of making your LEGO Modular Buildings special by […] Read more

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LEGO Christmas do-it-yourself decorations

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For some holiday fun, LEGO created a series of short how-to videos on building various winter and Christmas decorations. They are all small enough that most people with a reasonable size LEGO collection should be able to build them. Remember that if you don’t have the right colors, you can always use another one. After […] Read more

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How to expand the LEGO Modular Buildings

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Most LEGO fans display the LEGO Modular Buildings as they are. They may connect the buildings in a different order to create a slightly varying layout, but other than that LEGO Modular Building streets tend to look the same. However LEGO Modular Buildings actually lend themselves for expansion both upwards and sideways, and by this […] Read more

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Brick Breakdown: LEGO Winter Toy Shop

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(Written by William) In this Brick Breakdown series I review official LEGO sets, from the perspective of looking at interesting building techniques we can all learn from. Today we will be looking at the #10249 LEGO Winter Toy Shop. You can also check out the previously discussed LEGO techniques found in official LEGO sets at the […] Read more

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How to build a LEGO elephant & more!

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Just wanted to show you this cute LEGO elephant designed by LEGO fan and flickr member Bangoo H. The new printed eye pieces opened up a lot of opportunities to create very expressive brick-built creatures, and this elephant is just one of them. Bangoo also designed other adorable LEGO animals including dogs, cats, koalas, and […] Read more

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