Apparently, there aren’t a great many things you cannot do once you attach Lego pieces the right way. That said, checkout this cool, fully functional Lego keyboard created by Jason Allemann. He used the membrane of an old keyboard as a guide for the new Lego keyboard, then with a mix of the classic plastic bricks and Technic bits, Jason got himself a fully functional keyboard.
A Lego minifig travels and takes pictures in this simple and engaging series by Andrew Whyte.
Album art has often been remarkably good, and good music seems to go very well with good album art. The blog Lego Albums has a collection of album covers made in Lego. It’s a bit of a damper that these aren’t actually made out of Lego, but digitally created to mimic the effect. Which, we guess is good enough, as creative ideas go.
Masters who created the beautiful paintings we call classics had skills worthy of their name, and a palette of colors and shapes to follow the strokes of the brush. Recreating those masterpieces with 8-bit style pixels would be tough enough, but doing that recreation with Lego bricks is surely what deserves attention.
A brainchild of Melbourne based Steve Sammartino and Romania based Raul Oaida, this life sized car is quite the Lego project. The project was crowdfunded by 40 patrons who were apparently enamored enough with the idea to drop the money on a single tweet by Steve Sammartino.
Here’s another badass representation of Pokemon, this time as Lego robot mechas. Someday, we should pit this creation of Stormbringer against Power Rangers. Just a friendly match perhaps.
The gun in the video is a 9mm MP-443 Grach, used quite commonly in the game Call of Duty: Ghosts. Now this is a scale replica of the Russian made semi-automatic weapon, built all in Lego. The detailing itself is masterful, with several elements taken care of. What sets it apart is that the gun is fairly “functional.” It doesn’t shoot, which is a bummer, but the pistol does have details like a removable clip and slide action to match the gun.
Via Zazi Nombies
A stunningly detailed warship, the Galleon Revenge takes its name from the 1577 English Ship Revenge. The galleon is often credited with a new approach to ship design that would change naval warfare for the next three hundred years. It is probably the same glory that Brickshelf user maydayartist sought to recreate in his replica build of the Revenge.
Drawing on the stereotypes of all 50 states of the USA, artist Jeff Freisen and his daughter created a set of stereotypes. Each set is something of a tiny stereotype representing an American state, but put together, it is quite extensive. Called 50 States of Lego, the build is quite an interesting touch to things.