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ART GALLERY

Postby Bricksky » Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:06 pm

Frances and I have been working hard on a creation we put together for BrickCan.

Check out our album: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tylersky/albums/72157667194340282

Main gallery:
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Some highlights:
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Digital Orca (Minifig scale)
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby TroopaDee » Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:30 pm

That Orca looks really cool! Reminds me of the whale statue in front of the Aquarium. :)
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Bricksky » Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:46 pm

TroopaDee wrote:That Orca looks really cool! Reminds me of the whale statue in front of the Aquarium. :)


It reminds me of Pierre's larger version (which he built first; his build inspired mine), which in turn reminds me of the one Douglas Coupland built and is displayed outside of the convention center:
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Kyler » Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:37 pm

Wow! :o
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby chump » Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:49 pm

Aw... .sweet now I want a mini-digital orca too.
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Kyler » Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:54 pm

chump wrote:Aw... .sweet now I want a mini-digital orca too.

Me three.

Minifig scale... my favourite!
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Diana » Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:25 pm

Very nice!
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby chump » Tue Apr 19, 2016 9:03 pm

Did you only use light grey for any grey that was used?
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Bricksky » Wed Apr 20, 2016 2:08 am

chump wrote:Did you only use light grey for any grey that was used?

Yes. Limited the color palette to white, black, and light blue grey.
-Tyler
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ps. But their are lots of other colors inside for support, even though the orca is 'mostly' hollow...

pss. I can see some green between the cracks, so I may have to rebuild parts of it replacing those parts with black too (at some point in the future)...
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby chump » Wed Apr 20, 2016 2:51 am

Yeah, I had colour bleed through issues as well which I had to be aware and replace.
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Brickbaron » Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:43 am

Great job Tyler and Francis!!

The orca and the gallery look fantastic!!

In addition to one German soccer team set I would like to order one minfig scale digital orca wow

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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby jeffrose » Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:31 am

That is super awesome! I love the whale.
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Bricksky » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:40 am

Instructions! Well, sorta...

This link will take you to a PDF I created which shows the individual layers needed to build this Minifig scale Digital Orca.

Digital Orca Layers Doc: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qylr8ja83lacvbv/Digital%20Orca%20-%20Lego%20Layers.pdf?dl=0

The pdf was never intended to be shared, so I'm not going to apologize for the lack of verbage, legend, or formatting. Use at your own peril. ha ha

Seriously, I used this document as a guide(?) to build each individual layer starting at layer 1 (at the end of the document) and working my way up each layer (moving toward the front of the document)...

Here is a legend for you:

G = Gray
B = Black
W = White
I = any color or empty space (this is an Internal brick which is not visible from the outside)

P = Plate
T = Tile

0-99 = the number of same plates high directly above this position in the model. NOTE: This is VERY useful as a number 3 actually mean you could use a brick here, instead of 3 plates. I used this information extensively while building my model. It even has a 1x5 white brick at the front, and many 2x4 black bricks, and even 1 2x6 black brick! So if you want/need to conserve plates, this number is worth noting. Also, if to plates next to each other both have a 3 or higher, then these two 1x1 plates, could be replaced by one 1x2 brick! This logic is how I determined where I could put bricks of varying sizes in place of many smaller plates.

If you plan to use this document to build your own mini-fig scale Digital Orca, and have any questions, I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have.

-Tyler
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby JamesH » Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:20 am

Bricksky wrote:1x5 white brick at the front


Are you referring to the minidoll in the pink sunglasses? I'm assuming that one since you specified 'white'.. :)
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Bricksky » Sun Apr 24, 2016 12:31 am

JamesH wrote:
Bricksky wrote:1x5 white brick at the front


Are you referring to the minidoll in the pink sunglasses? I'm assuming that one since you specified 'white'.. :)


ha ha - typo.. should be 1 x 4. What was I thinking! :oops:
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Melvin » Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:29 pm

I enjoyed seeing this at BrickCan! Amazing job! I talked to someone about this display for 10 minutes. He was impressed by all the different details that were included!
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby ssential-bricks » Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:47 pm

I'm in agreement with everyone, this MOC was awesome! Thanks so much for bringing it to BrickCan

Nice photography too!
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Re: ART GALLERY

Postby Bricksky » Mon Apr 25, 2016 1:55 pm

I'm glad that it was a hit with everyone. It even got blogged ( a few times ), during the weekend.
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Brothers-Brick Article: http://www.brothers-brick.com/2016/04/23/this-lego-gallery-is-a-work-of-art/

Tiles-Or-Studs: http://www.tilesorstuds.com/2016/04/art-museum-by-tyler-sky.html

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