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Some Italian Plumber — As Seen at BrickMagic 2012

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For this post I’d like to walk you through the LEGO Mosaic Event as much as possible without you stopping by and bricking yourself. As you approached our table at BrickMagic you would see a bunch of kids (and even some adults) building something. I or one of my assistants would ask, “Would you like […]

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The Wicked sMartans

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LEGO has an amazing product line called Mindstorms — programmable robots that you design and build with LEGO parts.  And there are actually quite a few organized competitions and leagues where kids work together to build and program these LEGO mindstorms robots to manage specific challenges. These events are great contributors to kids’ understanding of […]

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BrickMagic 2012 is Coming Up!

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BrickMagic LEGO Festival 2012
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The 3rd annual BrickMagic LEGO festival is coming up this May. The public days are Saturday & Sunday May 19-20 at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown. Public days are for those who want to come and see what others have built. If you would like to build something for display and come early for a few […]

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LEGO Event: Show’n’tell at 2nd Grade

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This past Friday I had the privilege of going to show-n-tell with my son. What does this have to do with a LEGO art website? Glad you asked! Christopher’s teacher had asked for parents to volunteer to come in and tell about their jobs. While my LEGO freelance artist thing is nothing like a full-time […]

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BrickWorld 2009 — Thursday Afternoon

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For the afternoon event, Maria and I went to a workshop given by David Gregory on how to use PicToBrick to create mosaics out of LEGO bricks. We got there early to avoid having to sit clear in the back like we’d ended up having to do for the morning session with Arthur Gugick. 🙁 […]

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Nathan Sawaya at BrickWorld 2009

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Okay, I know this one is out of sequence, but it was way too totally awesome to not post as soon as possible. Nathan Sawaya does the sort of thing that I want to do when I grow up. Er…okay maybe that’s not accurate, because he hasn’t grown up either. Nathan is one of only […]

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BrickWorld 2009 workshop with Arthur Gugick

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BrickWorld Thursday Morning Workshops Registered attendees were able to sign up (in advance) for workshops on Thursday. The morning’s sessions were Art & Architecture by Arthur Gugick, and MLCAD 101 by Jeremy Spurgeon. As much as  I really want to learn more about MLCAD and the LDRAW group of programs, I’ve admired Arthur Gugick’s ingenuity […]

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BrickWorld 2009 — Thursday morning

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Arrived at the Westin hotel in Wheeling, IL last night for BrickWorld. We picked up our registration packets when the line opened shortly after 7:00am — I think we were the 4th and 5th people in line. 🙂 At the front of the registration window — all the BrickWorld badges waiting on the wall for […]

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LEGO Master Builder Event in Lawrenceville, Georgia

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This past  Saturday (March 28), in celebration of my Christopher recently turning 7, my wife and I and both boys trekked down to our nearest LEGO store, which is 2 hours away. Christopher’s birthday was actually two weeks ago, but we timed our trip to coincide with the appearance of a LEGO Master Builder and […]

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