The Wizard of Oz

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    My round 3 entry for the MOCOlympics. The category is "There's no place like home". The original context for the quote is in The Wizard of Oz, which I chose to portray here.
    Check out the MOCpage for more pictures and greater details.
    Some stats about this.
    -Built in 5 days
    -Contains 7 different plate angles
    -Contains 28 minifigs.

    Anyhow, please leave some C&C to let me know what you think.
    Soli Deo Gloria.

    BeLgIuM ww2 bUiLdeR, and 102 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. pasukaru76 41 months ago | reply

      Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore.

    2. Blake's Baericks 41 months ago | reply

      Very true. I was feebly trying to set the creation up as being an actual set, and listing all those useless details that LEGO does. I may just remove that phrase...

    3. eilonwy77 41 months ago | reply

      Wait, what? You sold it? Why?

      Anyway, I like all the different layers and levels. I also enjoy that it's much more cheery and colorful than your average moc.

      Oh, wait. Did you not actually sell it, but just listing it for fun? I'm so confused. ;-)

      OK, I get it now. Reading the comments more carefully helps. ;-)

      So, how much planning do you do for something like this? Do have all your angles and layers planned out in advance, or do you just kind of slap them on as you build up from the bottom? Just wondering.

    4. Blake's Baericks 41 months ago | reply

      I just listed a price for fun.

      This one didn't take too much planning. I was able to follow the movie for a little bit of it, so that helped. I have the general layout in my mind, and I try to stick to it when possible. For this one, I laid out the entire yellow brick road, and then added the water, and foliage around that. Since this is sort of a a huge mosaic as a floor, that was done first, and then the buildings, trees, and figs made their way into the scene. I build all my creations along those lines, but this one was rather unique because of the SNOTed base layer.

    5. Carpet lego 41 months ago | reply

      Oh wow, this is genius.

    6. Legohaulic 41 months ago | reply

      I see. Well...it's good enough to sell ;)

    7. Ironsniper 41 months ago | reply

      Fantastic! :-)

    8. Eggy Pop 41 months ago | reply

      Nicely played.

    9. ~@rtisan~ 41 months ago | reply

      Splendid! I don`t believe ever seeing any Wizard of Oz Mocs during my 4 years in the online Lego community. Nice to see something different!

    10. Sλbby M [deleted] 41 months ago | reply

      I have never seen the film, but you created a very bright, happy environment here! I really like it. -Sabby

    11. Walter Benson 41 months ago | reply

      I love this! You've captured it perfectly. :)

    12. The Second Pro [deleted] 41 months ago | reply

      lol

    13. Bart Willen 40 months ago | reply

      Looks very legit! Good luck with the contest!

    14. patrick_bosman 38 months ago | reply

      Interesting subject! Good coice for the contest (at least, I think so)

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