Not sure about the entire STEALING other children's LEGOs is cool in this short, but the sense of style and mood is quite beautiful. It features LEGOs and thats all that matters to me.
Lego Brick Film
Create and animate a stop motion LEGO brickfilm! Yes, that's right... you can make your very own animated brickfilm, but wait... what exactly is a brickfilm? Brickfilms are animated films using LEGO, Mega Bloks, or other plastic construction building block toys. Most are stop ...more
If you're into animation, you can't pass this up... see how to widen a LEGO mini-figure's arm motion for brickfilms. Brickfilms are animated films using LEGO, Mega Bloks, or other plastic construction building block toys. Most are stop motion, but some brickfilms are even made ...more
Watch this in-depth video tutorial on how to animate LEGOs for stop motion animated brickfilms. This is a detailed peek behind the scenes of stop-motion animation from the director of the "Circle Circle Dot Dot" music video, Blunty3000. Brickfilms are animated films using LEG ...more
This video demonstrates how to create a 3D Lego brick using the Illustrator. In this, first a circle is made and then, by using the "transform‚" mode, another circle is made. Then by the 3D command it is converted into a 3D image. Further you can copy these circles and make th ...more
Not sure if this is every LEGO this guy has ever built for just madness.
This has got a nice feeling to it, I wonder how long this LEGO crime thriller is going to be.
So, in the 1966 World Cup, held in England and won by the host, there was a similar occurrence to last Sunday's Gerrard's disallowed goal. They are still talking about this apparently, so it can be categorized under Karma. I was able to find some archival footage from the fin ...more
100% functional LEGO ATM by Ronald McCrae. This bonafide brick bank performs the following functions: Bill scanner can be calibrated to accept any type of banknote Machine accepts only the type of bill for which it is calibrated Tolerances for bill acceptability are adjustabl ...more
Jan Vorman has installed quick LEGO-fixes all over the world - from Italy to Germany to Israel to Holland. Jan's "Dispatchwork" work creates a contemporary twist: colorful LEGO-street-art added to historical, aged stone and brick. Platform 21 (the same group that brought us t ...more
YouTube user Talapz has built a LEGO Pop-up Buddhist temple. Jaw dropping construction. Made from 4500 bricks, the structure is a representation of actual temple Kinkaku-ji (video below): Previously, Lego Mindstorms Puts the Fun Back Into Number Two. Who Needs a Girlfriend: Le ...more
With many internet/Lego nerds anxiously awaiting the completion of the world's first full size Lego House, Barnaby Gunning Architects and British TV personality, James May, finally unveiled the finished product this past Friday. The house (was) 100% Lego, "including a working ...more
Not entirely done with LEGOs but they have a major role as catalyst in this short film done by Blue Source a directing duo represented by MJZ.
The Lego Mindstorms system may seem like a toy at first, but it is actually a very powerful robotics system used by universities, schools, hobbiests, and kids alike. The NXT Brick is the basic component of the NXT system - learn how to use it to build robots and program or che ...more
Looks like real stop animation vs CGI. Nice pieces even though they seem to be Ads.
Add some flames to your brickfilms! A little fire always helps light up a scene, especially in your legomation creation. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to create a stop-motion Lego fire. This Lego animation technique will show you how to start the fire and keep the ...more
This incredible brick film titled "Trinity Help" is a frame-accurate stop-frame animation of the famous bullet-dodge scene from The Matrix. Creators Trevor Boyd and Steve Ilett: "By 'frame accurate' we mean that we took all of the video frames from that part of the movie (th ...more
Daniel Larsson and Tomas Redigh are the Swedish band Rymdreglage, otherwise known as two "retard ninjas". Their music video 8-Bit Trip pays ultimate nerd tribute to both LEGOs and old 8-bit video games (and ninjas). The duo spent 1500 long hours creating the video, painstakin ...more
Who doesn't love The Lego Movie? With a theme song that shouts the film's awesomeness, becoming one of its brick-bodied, eternally happy characters is everyone's dream. If you've ever relied on scissors and tape to craft your Halloween costume, get ready: creating a costume b ...more
LEGOs are more than just a toy for young children— it's an emerging art form combining photography, stop-motion (i.e., brickfilms), and imitative models that portray today's pop culture as it is. It's something visual culture analysts are sure to be studying over the next deca ...more
If you want your Lego Mindstorms NXT robot to function as accurately as possible youneed to understand how to get data from the viewing sensors via the NXT brick. Learn how to use the NXT brick and the NXT programming environment to view and change light, sound, or touch senso ...more
In this short video tutorial you'll be shown how to build or create a LEGO fire extinguisher/spray paint can. The process only requires two LEGO pieces to complete the item. The first piece required is a 1x1 studded can LEGO brick. The second piece is a 1x1 nozzle LEGO brick. ...more
If you've got a Lego lover at home whose got a birthday party coming up, instead of going out to the grocery store and getting one of those store bought cakes, make your own! And heck, make them into Lego bricks! In this great video you will learn how to make Lego brick cakes ...more
Artist Andrew Lewicki's takes the iconic LEGO brick and reinterprets it as a handsome concrete sculpture.
Another addition to WonderHowTo's collection of Star Wars mania. We've seen lots - the Star Wars wedding cake, the Sexy Stormtrooper, Star Wars moneygami, the 30,000 LEGO brick Star Wars droid control ship. And now the geek-sexy millenium falcon bed, created by Kayla Kromer (i ...more
LEGO maniac Dave DeGobbi has created a small, traveling "eco-punk" city which exists on a mobile platform. DeGobbi says: "Crawler town roams the barren wastes of a post steam-punk world after cataclysmic climate change do to excessive coal use. Several such cities exist but ...more
There are the Academy Award Nominated Film Posters all done LEGO style.
Guerilla gardener Steve Wheen has a simple solution for urban beautification: grow mini-gardens in potholes all over the city, simultaneously transforming ugly roads AND warning motorists and cyclists of potentially dangerous potholes. Metro reports: "‘I’m a mad keen gardene ...more
Imagine you wanted to make LEGO art, and you chose to make a spooky, abandoned house, like something out of economically depressed Detroit. You'd have something that emerged from the LEGO culture coined "Dark Ages": that period in a LEGO fan’s life when he or she sets aside L ...more
Back in the '80s, I was just a kid with a LEGO hobby. I remember building castles and floating boats, spaceships and monster trucks, even a working LEGO train powered by battery, lights and all. But I wasn't aware of the advancements underway in the educational department—lik ...more
We've all played with LEGOs at some point in our childhood, but when video games took over the world, we all converted to PlayStations and Xboxes in lieu of building blocks. But soon enough, the satisfaction of childhood construction was integrated into video game format, so w ...more
Mike Doyle's latest LEGO house (perhaps even more hauntingly beautiful than the last) is a Victorian mansion that transcends the material so effectively, the plastic reads like real rotting bricks and mortar. Beautiful house-devouring trees, created with LEGO hinge cylinders t ...more
A fake brick is a great movie prop for any action film. You can break through brick walls, smash a brick in two, or throw a brick at someone without being charged with murder. The majority of this fake brick is made of foam. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a fak ...more
Paul Yperman’s Droid Control Ship has been two years in the making, and required a whopping 30,000 LEGO bricks to build. Says Brothers Brick, "Paul’s build differs in the surface textures of the model. He uses tiles and greebling elements in shades of gray to add realistic-lo ...more
Looking for a new Lego project? Look no further! In this two-part series you'll learn how to build a great flat bed truck out of lego bricks! Each video starts showing you each brick that you'll need, the first video being the truck cab, and the second being the actual flat be ...more
The effects in this brickfilm (or brick trailer) are awesome! I haven't watched the new Star Wars movies, so I don't know who Sith is, but I don't have to know the movies to enjoy this. In fact, I'd probably like this better anyway. Short and sweet.
The Stilzkin Indrik is a mighty, mini LEGO Russian crawler, capable of lugging heavy loads over snowy terrain: "It has a large contact surface, which prevents it from sinking into the snow. It offers great traction on almost any surface, and loads of torque to get out of tight ...more
This tutorial demonstrates how to make LEGO Menorah which is used for decorative purposes. First a 1/3 angle brick and a transparent red color stud dot are taken. Then three red cans are taken. Now one of the red can is fixed to one side of the angle brick, leaving the middle ...more
This video tells you how to make a Lego stop motion animation using Windows Movie Maker. The tutorial focuses more on how to create a stop motion film with Windows Movie Maker as the tool, and assumes you have basic knowledge of how to use Movie Maker already.
If you've run out of time for all of our more time-consuming Halloween costume ideas, here are some places on the web for free, downloadable paper masks. There must be at least 100 options among these links to satisfy your last-minute costume needs! Just download, print, and c ...more
This video shows you how to build a LEGO snowplow. For this project you will need the following LEGO pieces: 1-1x4 plate, 3-1x2 plates, 1-1x2 plate with claws, 1-1x2 plate with handle, 2-1x1 smooth plates, 2-1x1 cylinders, 2-1x4 smooth plates, 1-1x6 smooth plates, 1-2x6 plates ...more
In this video you will learn how to build a LEGO stroller. The materials you will need are 4 of the small slanted bricks, one two by four thin brick, 3 two by 1 thick bricks, 2 one by one thin bricks, 2 one by one by four studded bricks, a small smooth brick, two odd angled sm ...more
This odd music video seems to be based on a true story. The story of massive film festival disappointment was created into a song called Parry's Gripp's Gripe. You can read al the bloody details here. http://www.parrygripp.com/
The LEGO Life-Size weapons flickr group has 160 LEGO constructed weapons- guns, knives, bombs and more. A selection below, click through to view more. (P.S. If you'd like to join the group, here are tons of tutorials for making your own LEGO weaponry.) M4 by The Dawg's Guns. ...more
A breakaway chair is one of the best pranks, or one of the easiest effects for your indie film project. A breakable chair can be made out of simple household items, and is very cheap. The biggest material needed is cardboard. So basically, you'll make a cardboard chair, that b ...more
Learn how to use the S-31 Lego gun from this video tutorial. This video shows how to make the Lego brick bullets, grease the S-31 Lego gun, load the toy weapon as well as how to fire it.
Watch this how to video to learn how to make your own Lego race car. This tutorial will teach you how to make the Lego race car brick by brick.
LEGO may no longer be in its heyday, but those colored building blocks of joy can still make some really cool and creative things. I mean, take a look at these pieces from LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya. While making something like that is undoubtedly impressive, it could be just a ...more
Stretta considered investing in a foosball table for his son, and ultimately decided to go the (much more fun) DIY route: a LEGO foosball table. Very nice work: Previously, Obsessively Authentic LEGO V-8. Swede Concocts Rubik's and Sudoku Brainiac LEGO-bots. 4500 Brick LEGO Po ...more
LEGO knows no boundaries. We've seen it all- a life-sized LEGO house, LEGO runway fashion, puzzle solving LEGO-bots, a working LEGO V8 32 valve engine, LEGO animation, and more... This time LEGO goes wild, graffiti-style. LEGO Graffiti Styles Convention 2009, via Flickr mem ...more
Crazy! Real working v8 32 valve engine, made completely from LEGOs. Not made from a set, and apparently took about 300 hours to construct. Click through to YouTube description for link to parts list (PDF). 4500 Brick LEGO Pop-Up. Lego Mindstorms Puts the Fun Back Into Number ...more
Turkey day is over, and you have this nice Friday-Saturday-Sunday stretch before it's back the daily grind. Here's a project that inspires both young and old: LeGummies brick shaped gummy candies. Geeky LEGO bliss. For full instructions from Instructables member SFHandyman, c ...more
Remember back in 2011–2012 when "Little Talks" by Of Monsters and Men was the bumping new single being played everywhere? Well, thanks to this robot created from a LEGO Mindstorm EV3 kit, and an acoustic guitar, you get to get the iconic "hey!" stuck in your head for the rest ...more
It appears that the new AR app from LEGO is inching closer to release. LEGO had the unique distinction of being featured on-stage by both Apple and Google to show-off the capabilities ARKit and ARCore, respectively. While the latter is still in a preview and available to only ...more
While graffiti may never be fully accepted by the masses, it has already become a very large medium for creative artists across the globe, who make mundane and austere cityscapes a little more interesting for the rest of us. Walking past this Banksy stencil on my way to class ...more
Here at WonderHowTo, we've been following the Minecraft LEGO set for quite some time, through its development on LEGO CUUSOO (a LEGO site where users can submit ideas for LEGO sets) to its eventual implementation. Well, I finally got my hands on the finished set, and I have b ...more
Robots are always really cool, if you ask me. Sometimes they're made out of Legos, and that's even cooler. The Papercube, previously called the Legomaschine, is a fully automated Lego "factory" created by students in the Management, Information, and Technology program at Germ ...more
Pretty impressive, as far as LEGO portraiture goes. Via The Telegraph: "Justin Ramsden used more than 3,000 Lego bricks to make the model, which features the singer's trademark beehive hairstyle and a cigarette dangling from her lips. The 19-year-old, who is a member of the ...more
Let's face it. Minecraft probably wouldn't exist today if not for LEGOs. They are fundamentally the same; building objects out of blocks. Only Minecraft has expanded on the idea, creating a world where nearly anything can be made. It's probably even more accurate to say that M ...more