Going beyond the sets themselves, Chris Wharfe has a chat with the LEGO Group’s Star Wars design gurus to find out how they captured the latest stand alone movie in the brick and how they went about tackling a new version of the iconic Millennium Falcon.
Those looking to take a first, tentative step into the world of LEGO Technic will want to check out this month’s 101 feature, which demonstrates that the theme does not need to be daunting. For a dose of nostalgia, Blocks looks back at the beloved Aquazone theme, diving into the underwater world of sea creatures, submarines and magnets.
Technique demonstrates how to build LEGO trees in microscale, showing that a few parts can still put together some fancy foliage. Elsewhere, The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Bridge project continues, with a setting constructed to showcase the rope bridge from last month.
Plenty of building is presented in the regular Ideas Showcase and Month in MOCs sections, with new tips for photographing completed models in Blocksography. Brick Wife, LUG Spotlight, This LEGO Life and more round out another month packed with block based action.
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This post originally appeared on Rebelscum.com on the 25th of July, 2018.
Fervent documentarian, effusive AFOL and founding partner, Jeremy manages the daily news content and set reviews.
Having enjoyed playing with LEGO from his earliest years, Jeremy started collecting LEGO Star Wars in 1999 when the theme was first released. He has shared his thoughts and opinions on LEGO via a number of websites – including starwars.com, rebelscum.com and brickset.com – contributed to the LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary series and served the LEGO Ambassador Network as a Recognised LEGO Fan Media representative.