Matt Elder

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How to Get Into LEGO House Masterpiece Gallery Tips. Interview with Caz Mockett Micropolis Tour

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s video interview Caz Mockett gives tips on how to get your LEGO models in the LEGO House Masterpiece Gallery in Billund, Denmark. Caz currently has 6 base plates of her Micropolis LEGO builds in the LEGO House Gallery. In this interview Caz talks about her approach to Micropolis, general thoughts around building, composition …

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Luke Skywalker vs Darth Vader (Empire Strikes Back Cloud City) LEGOIZED Time lapse Watercolor Star Wars

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s time lapse video, we take Star Wars Empire Strikes Back iconic Luke Skywalker vs Darth Vader Empire Strikes Back Lightsaber Duel at Cloud City climatic scene and LEGOize it into LEGO Star Wars Watercolor. We talk about the process to do so and offer a commentary on the timelapse. Transcript from the Show: …

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Batman Dark Knight Returns LEGOIZED Time lapse – Would Frank Miller Approve?

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s time lapse video, we take Frank Miller’s iconic Dark Knight Returns Batman image and LEGOize it into a LEGO Batman. We talk about the process to do so and offer a commentary on the timelapse. G’day Everyone, Matt Elder of Family Bricks and in todays video we are going to have a look …

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LEGO SigFig Illustration Commission of Mini Figure for Greg / London Bridge Bricks LEGOised AFOL

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s timelapse video we are going to have a look at this Mini figure SigFig illustration that I was commissioned by Greg of London Bridge Bricks to do of his own Sig-Fig. We talk about the process to do so and offer a commentary on the LEGOised timelapse. Check out London Bridge Bricks Youtube …

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London AFOLs – Tips for What Makes a Great LEGO Meet Up? With Founder Richard Selby Interview

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s video interview Richard Selby gives hints and tips on what makes for a great London AFOL (Adults Fans Of LEGO) meetup. London AFOL is a Registered LEGO Users Group (RLUG) and discuss the pros and cons of this. London AFOLs monthly meet ups have been running for 7 years and every meeting max’s …

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LEGO The Simpsons House Time-lapse Build Set 71006 – What Stop motion Easter Eggs Can You Find?!

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ideo is a time-lapse build of the LEGO Simpsons House Set 71006 from 2014. There is stop motion Easter eggs of The Simpsons Family up to no good … can you spot them all? Thumbnail has a couple of clues. We also offer a general commentary on The Simpsons, why the line might not …

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What is LEGO Serious Play with LEGO Serious Play (LSP) Certified Facilitator Simon Dutton Interview?

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s video interview Simon Dutton explains what LEGO Serious Play is and gives numerous examples. He discusses how a LEGO Serious Play workshop is presented, methodology, starting with delegates initially learning the building language, individually creating models, discussing those models with peers, grouping models together, making recommendations from the workshop, presenting the models and …

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Digital /Virtual LEGO Building Primer Masterclass Neil Marsden, Pennyforge. Interview

Digital /Virtual LEGO Building Primer Masterclass Neil Marsden, Pennyforge. Interview

s video interview Neil Marsden aka Pennyforge presents a primer masterclass on virtual/digital LEGO building (originally presented at London AFOLs April 2020). Neil discusses LEGO modelling, rendering and instruction creation comparing current software tools such as LEGO Digital Designer, Bricklinks and LDCad. Other software touched upon includes Blender, MLCad, Modo, Sketchup and Maya …

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LEGO MARIO Starter Course, Bowser Castle Expansion, Piranha Plant pricing – Is it too expensive?!

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s video I react to the LEGO Mario Expansion sets that has just been announced by LEGO and Nintendo. I give my thoughts and little breakdown of what we are seeing – is it going to be too expensive. Sets mentioned are: – Mario Starter Course (59.99 USD/EUR) – Piranha Plant Power Slide Expansion …

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LEGO Spots – Preview Review. Bracelets, Skull Pencil Holder, Slapstick Animal Photoholders

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s video we review the just revealved LEGO Spots – the second wave to the highly successful LEGO DOTs range. LEGO Spots treats objects such as bracelets, pencil holders, photo holders etc as blank ‘canvases’ to apply LEGO Spots/tiles to. The second wave is going to consist of bracelets, 3 animals photo holders, a …

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