What Would You Do With 7,600 LEGO Bricks?
What would you do with 7,600 LEGO bricks and 60 base plates in 24 hours?
Lee made the awesome wall mural above for Dropbox’s 2014 Hack Week. The annual Hack Week provides Dropboxers an opportunity to explore their wildest, most innovative ideas.
Lee writes on her personal website that she starts every project with a sketch in Photoshop before cleaning up her designs in Illustrator.
Wonder how Lee was able to translate her hand drawn design into brick-form? Or, how she figured out what size LEGOs she needed? Yep, we were too!
Turns out there’s a software for that. Lee plugged her illustration into Pic2Brick, a software that creates mosaics from digital pictures. Lee says the software allowed her to maximize her time by spitting out the best combination of grids she would need for the project. Every second counts when you only have 24 hours to use up 7,600 colorful bricks.
Check out a time-lapse video of the wall mural coming together and get some tips on how to create your own wall on Lee’s website By Alice Lee.
What is the coolest thing you’ve seen constructed from Legos? Share it with us in the comments.
If you lack a certain way with words, then perhaps you can rely on showing how you feel this holiday season with an artful greeting card you can make at home! Brit dropped by our crafting studio where we teamed with Camp by Walmart to create a choose-your-own-adventure holiday card tutorial. In the interactive video, it's up to you to decide what type of card you want to make — sentimental, or stylish? Three-dimensional, or keep it simple? After you've selected your design vibe, Brit helps you assemble it all together so your last-min card is ready to send. Get ready to pick up a few new DIY tricks when you watch the video now!