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My Favorite Secret Agent — as seen at BrickMagic 2012

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This was probably the most popular LEGO mosaic we did for BrickMagic 2012. Easily recognizable, and from a very popular Disney Channel cartoon. He’s definitely *my* favorite secret agent. The build is made up of 24 16×16 baseplates built with 2×2 bricks.

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Every Plumber Needs his Princess!

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This is the princess mosaic we did as a corollary mosaic with Some Italian Plumber. Both of these mosaics were our smallest, at only 3 of the 16×16 baseplates wide by 4 high.

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Some Smart Kid — as seen at BrickMagic 2012

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This smart kid comes from one of our family’s favorite tv shows. If you visited our event on Saturday at BrickMagic, we only attempted to put Phineas together once, before we realized that I had miscalculated the number of light blue pieces I needed for the background. 🙁 Fortunately, a trip to the Raleigh LEGO […]

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Some Famous Frog — as seen at BrickMagic 2012

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This Famous Frog is one of the mosaics we used for our event at BrickMagic this past weekend. Note the smaller version on the left, and the double-sized version that lots of kids helped us build. We’ll be posting more of the mosaics and more pictures from the event over the next few days.

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LEGO Portraits: Pinned Heads

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pinhead* –noun 1. the head of a pin. 2. something very small or insignificant. 3. Slang . a stupid person; nitwit. pinned head -noun 1. the face of a minifig appearing “pinned” on a backboard, particularly as portrayed in the form of a LEGO mosaic I recently wondered how it would look to do a […]

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LEGO Mosaic: National Geoplastic

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National Geoplastic, a LEGO Mosaic by Duckingham Design
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Sometimes the job of friends is to remind you of your own epic fails in life. This one may not be *quite* as epic, but it has been a year since I built this mosaic, not to mention displaying it at BrickMagic 2011, so … mildly epic fail, at least. 🙂 So, thank you, Sue, […]

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LEGO Mosaic: DuckJournal Magazine

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DuckJournal Magazine: For LEGO Duck enthusiasts everywhere!   All good AFOLs (Adult fans of LEGO) know about BrickJournal magazine. After I built my Mime Magazine mosaic, I started brainstorming about other magazine titles that would be fun to cover as LEGO. BrickJournal seemed to be an obvious choice, and mixing it up with a Duck […]

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LEGO Mosaic: Mime Magazine

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Building a LEGO magazine cover Mime Magazine is the first in a series of 3 LEGO mosaics I built and displayed for BrickMagic 2011. Each of the 3 mosaics is a parody of a popular magazine. Playing on the popularity of the new LEGO Mime minifig, I thought it appropriate to announce a “Mime of […]

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The Life and Death of a Logo (LEGO, or otherwise)

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The specification for HTML is one of those rare things that is the successful result of being run by committee. Or two. Considering the tens of thousands (if not millions) of HTML coders worldwide, we accept that a committee (or two) is superior than a democracy. But, as something being run by a committee (or […]

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