I like LEGO. I never played with it as a kid, but as an adult – yeah. My son, who is approaching nine seems to like it building things – but only new things, hence the hundreds of kits in our house – and the whole cityscape in his bedroom, but doesn’t get into rebuilding things.
Me… I like to try and create dioramas – scenes from my imagination, inspired or otherwise. I’m currently working on constructing a Doctor Who space tunnel that the tardis goes through when traveling through time and space. It’s slow going, as I need to figure out how to make it twist and turn (I know) and then shrink it to a singularity at the end.
But… every time I think I’m getting good at building with LEGO, I see the work others do and I feel like a nine-year-old who should better stick with just building kits.
It’s not just the skill, it is also the availability of bricks – in the color and shape I require… that costs money, and for whatever reason, that’s sorta tight.
Anyhow, here are some of the cool Japanese dioramas I saw recently that put my ‘skill’ to shame:
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