I could happily post about LEGO (that’s not me shouting, that’s the proper way to write it – I checked) a few times per week. There are some very clever creative types building amazing things out of little coloured bricks. More than just kids’ stuff, this is genuine art – and not being a real fashionista, it’s my kinda colour blocking. Today, I wanted to share some of the work of Thomas Poulsom. Tom is a LEGO artist/builder based in the UK and he has an amazing collection of his work on Flickr, including a whole range of rare, colourful birdies. ‘Twas Norman, the Northern Cardinal who first caught my eye in the designboom feature post on Poulsom’s work, but I’ve included some other highlights here. Just remember, these are all made FROM BLOCKS. (Ok, that was me shouting that time.)
There’s just a taste of Tom Poulsom’s work – you can check out more of his stuff on Flickr here and the designboom feature is here. Poulsom’s birds are also posted on the LEGO CUUSOO site – it’s a pretty cool place, where you can share your LEGO project or product idea and if you more than 10,000 people support it online it will be reviewed by those little men in bowl hats at LEGO HQ and might become an official LEGO product (earning you 1% of total net sales as royalties). How’s that for inspiration to get building, peeps?
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This is awesome!
Thanks for stopping by – they are amazing, aren’t they?! 🙂
Sparks – I’m a wee bit of a LEGO art fan, myself (I know this does not surprise you) so, I was very happy to learn about Tom’s work. BUT (if you can shout, I can, too) I was even MORE excited to read about the LEGO CUUSOO site. I shall be checking that out today. Cheers Possum! 🙂
Like the idea of that site too… I might tell my hubby about that he has a box of his 1970’s originals in the attic!
Yep, it’s a great site to have a look at…and to encourage us to dust off those vintage LEGO bricks and get creating!
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These are wonderful!
Aren’t they? So clever! 🙂
Like these! Esp the woodpecker… RH