The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by RedRover » Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:11 am

I wish Erik went back to twee punk stuff, not a huge train fan

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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by AnnoyedZebra » Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:27 am

His trains are pretty cool though. Interesting building techniques and bright colours

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Post by Captain-Camper » Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:33 am

Trains are neet though I think it's less original than his other works

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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by AnnoyedZebra » Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:59 pm

There's a suprising amount of creativity in figuring how to recreate lines of real vehicles

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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by RedRover » Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:23 pm

They are nice, don't get me wrong. But twee-tanks and airships are cooler in my opinion

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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by AnnoyedZebra » Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:25 pm

RedRover wrote:They are nice, don't get me wrong. But twee-tanks and airships are cooler in my opinion
Well yeah, obviously

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Post by Captain-Camper » Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:07 pm

It's impressive he's doing it digitally as most people tend to use model plans

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Post by BFenix » Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:20 pm

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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by AnnoyedZebra » Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:39 pm

I love how practical(Gears actually do stuff) that build is, but the colour blocking is all over the place
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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by RedRover » Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:21 pm

Not every build has to have color blocking... its like you learn one term and now judge everything on it..
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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by sahasrahla » Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:24 pm

imo the color scheme on that build is consistent and compelling

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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by ikensall » Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:39 pm

RedRover wrote:Not every build has to have color blocking... its like you learn one term and now judge everything on it..
This following is all obvious but I feel in part responsible for introducing that term. Colourschemes can best help with suspension of disbelief IMO, and the colourscheme on that MOC perfectly logical. But to judge it on that in the first place is to completely miss the point of his builds. The use of different colours highlights each individual piece; Beau Donnan is an engineer and having each part discernable helps to appreciate the lego system engineering going on. A bit like an engineering sketch.

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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by Tzan » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:49 pm

ikensall wrote:This following is all obvious but I feel in part responsible for introducing that term. Colourschemes can best help with suspension of disbelief IMO, and the colourscheme on that MOC perfectly logical. But to judge it on that in the first place is to completely miss the point of his builds. The use of different colours highlights each individual piece; Beau Donnan is an engineer and having each part discernable helps to appreciate the lego system engineering going on. A bit like an engineering sketch.
Nice color blocking in that paragraph.

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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by AnnoyedZebra » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:50 am

No seriously though, it looks a bit of a mess to me. I do not like this building style with its random colours because that is my personal opinion. To me it lacks visual consistency. If everyone else thinks its because I'm piling onto a bandwagon or whatever, I don't really care. Fuck those guys and their judging! On this build there are bricks that look like the same part but are cut off with a perfect line of colour for no reason(EG 2x1 bricks like the headlight) Its impossible to tell which elements are grouped together. Its just chaotic and random!
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Re: The "Look at this!" Bricks Thread

Post by Venge » Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:28 am

AnnoyedZebra wrote:Its just chaotic and random!
I fail to see any problem here considering what site this is.
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