In my article Designing a Supercar I. – Understanding the Basics, I talked about the basic knowledge every LEGO builder should know. And now we will finally get specific! I will show you step by step process how I had built the Lamborghini Veneno and the Bugatti Veyron in minifig scale. So let’s get started!
In my recent article Useful Building Techniques, we talked about some general tips and tricks that can be handy when you are designing your own LEGO creations. But this time I will be more specific and show you some actual building techniques that I use when I design minifig scale supercars. I think that designing a really nice looking car in this scale needs a lot of practice and tries. But you can learn a lot by doing a few of your own cars in this scale. I will use my two latest supercar builds – the Lamborghini Veneno and the Bugatti Veyron as examples to demonstrate a few things that can help you build a great minifig scale LEGO supercar. So let’s get started!
Do you want to build amazing LEGO builds, that everybody will admire? But do you sometimes think, that it’s too hard and there are a lot of very talented people doing it way better than you? Let me tell you, that talent is not everything. Believe me or not, everybody can become a master builder and nobody knows how to be best at it. They just do what they love and think about it all the time. All it needs is just enthusiasm, practice and patience. LEGO is an amazing medium for making anything you want a reality. But of course, when you are starting out as a designer, there are some useful building techniques that can help you right from the start. This post is all about them and by techniques I don’t mean only which bricks to use and how to combine them. What I want to talk about first are some universal principles, that apply to any form of design or art. Continue reading