The LEGO Architect

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ISBN: 9781593276133
Release Date: 2015
Number of pages: 192
Author: Tom Alphin
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online The LEGO Architect in PDF and EPUB "The perfect book to turn your childhood LEGO® collection into a legitimate (and seriously fun) adult pastime." —Finn MacLeod, Arch Daily "Stunning...be the Corbusier of LEGO." —Wall Street Journal "For many budding architects the first step on the road to blueprints and T-squares is a trip to the toy store. The models are sure to motivate future architects—or future LEGO artists—to get building." —Architectural Digest Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. You’ll learn about styles like Art Deco, Modernism, and High-Tech, and find inspiration in galleries of LEGO models. Then take your turn building 12 models in a variety of styles. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!


The LEGO Architect

Filename: the-lego-architect.pdf
ISBN: 9781593277062
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Number of pages: 192
Author: Tom Alphin
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online The LEGO Architect in PDF and EPUB Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. You’ll learn about styles like Art Deco, Modernism, and High-Tech, and find inspiration in galleries of LEGO models. Then take your turn building 12 models in a variety of styles. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!


The LEGO Architect

Filename: the-lego-architect.pdf
ISBN: 9781593277062
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Number of pages: 192
Author: Tom Alphin
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online The LEGO Architect in PDF and EPUB Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. You’ll learn about styles like Art Deco, Modernism, and High-Tech, and find inspiration in galleries of LEGO models. Then take your turn building 12 models in a variety of styles. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!


LEGO Architecture

Filename: lego-architecture.pdf
ISBN: 1465422862
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Number of pages: 232
Author: Philip Wilkinson
Publisher: Dk Pub

Download and read online LEGO Architecture in PDF and EPUB An illustrated and annotated guide takes a look at the artists, builders, and inspiration behind the LEGO Architecture series, exploring the creative process and how the artists translated iconic buildings into LEGO sets.


LEGO Neighborhood Book

Filename: lego-neighborhood-book.pdf
ISBN: 9781593275716
Release Date: 2014-09-14
Number of pages: 204
Author: Brian Lyles
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online LEGO Neighborhood Book in PDF and EPUB In The LEGO Neighborhood Book, you’ll create buildings with real-world details like cornices and facades, and try your hand at interior design by filling your buildings with furniture and light fixtures. Then add the finishing touches to your models with plants, traffic lights, scaffolding, and park benches. Snap together a few houses, shops, and apartment buildings to create your own neighborhood! Inside you’ll find: * Complete, step-by-step instructions for four multistory buildings * Dozens of inspiring ideas to use in your own models * Mini builds for a recliner, old-time lamp post, traffic light, and more * A gallery of the authors’ designs For ages 10+


Beautiful LEGO

Filename: beautiful-lego.pdf
ISBN: 9781593275082
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 280
Author: Mike Doyle
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online Beautiful LEGO in PDF and EPUB A compendium of LEGO artwork that showcases an array of pieces ranging from lifelike replicas of everyday objects and famous monuments to imaginative renderings of spaceships, mansions, and mythical creatures.


The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book

Filename: the-lego-christmas-ornaments-book.pdf
ISBN: 9781593277666
Release Date: 2016-12-16
Number of pages: 220
Author: Chris McVeigh
Publisher: No Starch Press

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The Unofficial LEGO Builder s Guide 2nd Edition

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ISBN: 9781593274801
Release Date: 2012-11-12
Number of pages: 240
Author: Allan Bedford
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online The Unofficial LEGO Builder s Guide 2nd Edition in PDF and EPUB What's the difference between a tile and a plate? Why isn't it a good idea to stack bricks in columns to make a wall? How do you build a LEGO mosaic or build at different scales? You’ll find the answers to these and other questions in The Unofficial LEGO Builder’s Guide. Now in full color, this brand-new edition of a well-loved favorite will show you how to:–Construct models that won't fall apart –Choose the right pieces and substitute when needed –Build to micro, jumbo, and miniland scale –Make playable board games out of LEGO pieces –Create photo mosaics and curved sculptures –Build a miniature space shuttle, a minifig-sized train station, and more Of course, the real fun of LEGO building lies in creating your own models—from choosing the subject to clicking that final brick into place. Learn how in The Unofficial LEGO Builder’s Guide. Includes the Brickopedia, a visual dictionary of nearly 300 of the most commonly used LEGO elements!


Extreme Bricks

Filename: extreme-bricks.pdf
ISBN: 9781628734652
Release Date: 2013-12-13
Number of pages: 256
Author: Sarah Herman
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online Extreme Bricks in PDF and EPUB From the Great Pyramid of Giza and Stonehenge to the Colosseum and the Taj Mahal, man has never shied away from an extreme building challenge, and the LEGO builders of the twenty-first century are no different. Whether they’re re-creating the works of ancient masters in brick form, building life-size superheroes, breaking world records with skyscraping towers, or firmly adjusting their thinking caps to program plastic robots, some LEGO fans are taking their passion for plastic to the extreme. Sarah Herman, the author of A Million Little Bricks: The Unofficial Illustrated History of the LEGO Phenomenon, has brought together some of the world’s most ambitious builders in a fact-filled showcase of truly mind-blowing models for this exciting illustrated book. Extreme Bricks chronicles the first attempts at large-scale models embarked on by the LEGO Group as well as the early work of LEGOLAND artists and builders and contemporary LEGO Certified Professionals who build big for a living. It charts the rise of AFOLS (adult fans of LEGO) and their increasingly spectacular models and gargantuan collections. Packed with two hundred color photographs to shock and surprise, the book also explores the popular building competitions and includes a closer look at the shockingly smart LEGO MINDSTORMS robots that can do everything from solving a Rubik’s Cube to building their own LEGO models.


The Art of LEGO Scale Modeling

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ISBN: 9781593276935
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Number of pages: 204
Author: Dennis Glaasker
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online The Art of LEGO Scale Modeling in PDF and EPUB The Art of LEGO Scale Modeling displays amazing, fan-built LEGO recreations of real-life vehicles, showing off every amazing detail with high-quality photographs. You'll love poring over dozens of models, including Formula 1 racers, construction vehicles, ships, trains, airplanes, and all kinds of trucks. Authors Dennis Glaasker and Dennis Bosman share their own impressive LEGO models as well as highlight models from builders around the world. The Art of LEGO Scale Modeling also includes tips and tricks that describe the design and building process.


Art of LEGO Design

Filename: art-of-lego-design.pdf
ISBN: 9781593275532
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Number of pages: 288
Author: Jordan Schwartz
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online Art of LEGO Design in PDF and EPUB The most impressive LEGO models often take careful planning (and lots of pieces), but with some inspiration, a little imagination, and a number of tried-and-true techniques, you too can turn bricks into a masterpiece. In The Art of LEGO® Design, author Jordan Schwartz explores LEGO as an artistic medium. This wide-ranging collection of creative techniques will help you craft your own amazing models as you learn to see the world through the eyes of some of the greatest LEGO builders. Each concept is presented with a collection of impressive models to spark your imagination—like fantastic dragons, futuristic spaceships, expressive characters, and elaborate dioramas. You’ll discover some of the inventive techniques that LEGO artists use to: * Create lifelike creatures from unusual elements like inside-out tires and minifigure capes * Design sleek cars without showing a single stud * Add ambience to dioramas with light bricks or LEDs * Craft eye-catching textures to create cobblestone roads and brick walls * Build sturdy, detailed, posable mechs and other figures * Add depth with forced perspective and interesting silhouettes Interviews with the talented builders behind many of the book’s models reveal their thoughts on the design process and what inspires them most. Even if you’ve been building with LEGO since you could crawl, you’ll find new inspiration in The Art of LEGO® Design.


The Art of the Brick

Filename: the-art-of-the-brick.pdf
ISBN: 9781593275884
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Number of pages: 248
Author: Nathan Sawaya
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online The Art of the Brick in PDF and EPUB The Art of the Brick is a stunning, full-color showcase of the work that has made Sawaya the world’s most famous LEGO artist. Featuring hundreds of photos of his impressive art and behind-the-scenes details about how these creations came to be, The Art of the Brick is an inside look at how Sawaya transformed a toy into an art form.


The LEGO Animation Book

Filename: the-lego-animation-book.pdf
ISBN: 9781593277895
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Number of pages: 216
Author: David Pagano
Publisher: No Starch Press

Download and read online The LEGO Animation Book in PDF and EPUB Have you ever wondered what your LEGO creations would look like on the big screen? The LEGO Animation Book will show you how to bring your models to life with stop-motion animation—no experience required! Follow step-by-step instructions to make your first animation, and then explore the entire filmmaking process, from storyboards to post-production. Along the way, you’ll learn how to: –Create special effects like explosions and flying minifigures –Convey action and emotion with your minifigure actors –Design sets for animation—make three buildings look like an entire city! –Light, frame, and capture consistent photos –Add detail and scope to your films by building in different scales –Build camera dollies and rigs out of LEGO bricks –Choose cameras, software, and other essential animation tools Dive into the world of animation and discover a whole new way to play! For ages 10+


The Cult of LEGO

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ISBN: 1593273916
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 290
Author: John Baichtal
Publisher:

Download and read online The Cult of LEGO in PDF and EPUB The authors take readers on a story-packed adventure through the history of LEGO, from its humble beginnings in a small Danish village to its ascent to the summit of the toy world. They learn hundreds of obscure LEGO facts as they're surrounded by countless fantastically complex and challenging models built by some of the most famous adult LEGO builders.


The Collectible LEGO Minifigure

Filename: the-collectible-lego-minifigure.pdf
ISBN: 9781440247057
Release Date: 2016-11-07
Number of pages: 174
Author: Ed Maciorowski
Publisher: Krause Publications

Download and read online The Collectible LEGO Minifigure in PDF and EPUB Since their debut in 1978, LEGO minifigures have become the most iconic piece of the wildly popular toy line. Although small in stature, minifigures stand particularly tall as hot collector items. How hot? Consider the rare Mr. Gold (shown on the front cover), who has sold for $1,500 on the secondary market. Beautifully illustrated and amusing to page through, The Collectible LEGO Minifigure reveals why these pint-sized plastic powerhouses are the driving force in the LEGO Universe, whether collected for fun or profit. Featuring: Up-to-date secondary-market prices for new and used minifigures from 2000 to present Hundreds of the most significant and valuable minifigures priced and highlighted More than 20 top categories of valuable LEGO minifigures organized by theme, including Adventurers, Batman, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and Super Heroes Hundreds of full-color photos Useful tips for collecting, investment, and detecting counterfeits