A short time ago, we had the pleasure of sitting down with a few of the most brilliant artists in the community and discussing their work with them. We picked their brains on how they build, how they think the LEGO community is changing, what they hope for the future,
brickly artist Nick Jensen is pushing the boundaries of realism and creativity in the booming genre of video game-inspired LEGO creations. A student of mechanical engineering, Nick's meticulous attention to technique and incorporation of movable functionality in his replications puts his work into a league of its own.
Originally from Manila, Philippines but now living in Sydney, Australia, brickly artist ThirdWorldLego (real name Robert Panga) creates colorful, joyous scenes on a tiny scale. An AFOL since 2011, Panga was first drawn back into bricks by his interest in LEGO comics. This eventually snowballed into his work with 8x8
Hudson Rippetoe is the ambitious mind behind the Blocktober Challenge, the owner of self-proclaimed tiny business Brick Classics, and an easy choice for brickly's new Artist of the Week. Based in Boise, Idaho, Hudson displayed great interest and talent in building different types of objects from a young age. His
First of all, the team at brickly wants to sincerely thank every artist that participated in this challenge and all of the people who helped support and vote in our app. We absolutely loved reading about your memories of summer and seeing them translated so wonderfully into brick form.