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I Want a New Duck

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Okay, so I’ve built the Duckingham Logo out of LEGO before. But that one only fit on one large grey baseplate — measured at 15″x15″. I wanted something bigger for BrickMagic. So I went a size up—used 4 green baseplates, so I’m measuring 20″x20″ for this one. I was very satisfied at the improved resolution. […]

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LEGO Portrait: Christopher

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This is my son, Christopher. He is six and very proud of having lost two teeth in recent months. The mosaic doesn’t actually portray him minus two teeth, though that might be a fun one to try. The photo I used was taken a few months ago, and I’d actually done a lot of the […]

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LEGO Portrait: Bob and Larry

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A Few Quick Facts: Size: 30″ x 30″ Pieces used: 4,212 (1×1’s, 1×2’s, 1×3’s, 1×4’s, 1×6’s, 1×8’s, 2×2’s, 2×3’s, 2×4’s) Colors used: 15  (Black, Blue, Brown, Dark Blue, Dark Grey (dk. bley), Lime, Light Blue, Green, Light Grey (lt. bley), Orange, Pink, Red, Tan, White, Yellow) The inspiration for this portrait mosaic After the great […]

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The Duckingham Logo … now in plastic brick!

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This mosaic has a storied past. (Does that mean that my 3-year-old son Patrick, hiding behind Duckingham’s mosaic, is symbolizing that storied past? …nah.) Several years ago I decided that I wanted to become a website developer. I was near the beginning of my mid-life crisis (a running joke I have, referring to my previous […]

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LEGO Portrait: Baby Kristina

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Admiring the Finished Product Here is Kristina getting a first good look at the hardest LEGO Mosaic I’ll ever do. Why the hardest? That’s easy: it was my first. Many are the lessons I learned through the six month process. Six months?! Yes. Tina was a little over six months old when I decided to […]

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LEGO Portrait: Darth Maul

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What’s not to love about a guy that gets chopped in half by Obi Wan Kenobi? Anyhow, this bad boy measures in at 20″x30″ (64×96 LEGO pixels) and is comprised of eleven colors: black, light bluish grey, dark blue, dark bluish grey, dark pink, orange,  red, reddish brown, sand green, tan, and yellow. I found […]

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