Palm Tree Tutorial

A short tutorial showing how palm trees can be built. This is by no means my design, or anything new for that matter. But I had to make a tutorial for it for a tree building workshop I held recently, so I figured I might as well post it ๐Ÿ™‚ The design is rather commonplace…

Cattle Horn Grass

Taking apart your old builds can be quite interesting, in the way that you rediscover some old techniques you’ve been using. Having covered a few grass techniques recently I thought this one could be interesting to share. It was my attempt at using cattle horns to create some long grass. I originally had planned to…

Letters to Santa

Christmas is rapidly approaching with all its joy and merriment! But if you’re thinking of sending Santa your Christmas list, you may want to think twice. I mean, who likes having tons of letters dumped in their living room every morning? Had a big pile of letters lying around, so I figured I should come…

Soccer Grass Tutorial

This is a tutorial covering the another of my grass techniques from my Element Experimentation series. This grass is shorter than the wavy grass and looks more like what you’d typically find on a soccer field, although it’s still quite hard to balance minifigures on it ๐Ÿ™‚ The technique is based on two elements: 32828…

Element Experimentation: Christmas Wreath

‘Tis the season! At least, that’s what my kids tell me ๐Ÿ˜‰ Not sure how much longer I can hold off on putting up all the Christmas decor ๐Ÿ˜€ I don’t think I’ve ever used LEGO rubber bands for a MOC, but it works pretty nicely for the Christmas wreath here ๐Ÿ™‚

Element Experimentation: Cherry Blossom

A microscale cherry blossom. The street outside our house is lined with these, so every Spring we get to enjoy an overdose of beautiful white flowers ๐Ÿ™‚ A rather simple build as Autumn break is upon us, and lego time is limited ๐Ÿ˜‰ From what I’ve seen 3742c01 – Plant Flower Small, 4 on Sprue…

Chapter X: Casualties of War

– ‘I don’t see why we can’t just make camp like usual’, Harlon argued. ‘Never had anything good coming from meddling with the locals.’ – ‘That’s because you treat common people like dirt’, objected Nyle. ‘People don’t generally want to help anyone that thinks of them as a nuisance. If you could just play nice…