I have been working hard making more Living Build videos where instead of simple stop motion, I animate the lego models coming together – sometimes with the minifgures helping out.
My latest model is the Lego Firetruck – Model 60107 – which I got for the bargain price of £11 in the sale. It’s a great model including two firefighters, a huge ladder, a winder and some other really useful parts.
You can see the youtube video by clicking the picture below or clicking this hyperlink.
Hi there, I’m James and I’ve recently got back into LEGO! It’s amazing and makes me feel like a kid again. From buying the nice new shiny boxes to building the models step by step – the whole experience is amazing. So as I was playing (and grinning) I thought – how can I do this for a job?
Well, I’d have some success in the world of self-employment so I decided to apply my skills to Lego. I write as a trade – stories and the such (despite my poor typing) and I thought – I can tell stories in Lego, and maybe, if I get any good, I can make some pennies via youtube.
So I got myself a camera and some software and I’m making films. I’ve made three so far (though one is a two parter so technically 4). I’m starting slow and learning the basics but as time goes by I’ll be trying to tell better stories and improving at the animating side of things. Please take the time to have a looky.
At the moment I am working on an animation for a competition.
But of course I’ll be adding my own spin on things.
Thanks for reading and I’ll let you know how I get on. James