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LEGO Yoshi - Day 0 | by dm_meister
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LEGO Yoshi - Day 0

The LEGO Yoshi sculpture is pushing my boundaries once more.

Because of its gravity defying nature ( think classic T-Rex pose ) I was considering working with lead counterweights in his duck-like tail.

 

At second sight this would make Yoshi cumbersome and uneasy to handle, not to mention the nasty balance exercise while building.

Recollecting the basic principles of physics - an object will topple once its plumb line falls outside of its base of support - and setting aside my purist LEGO convictions ( do not alter LEGO pieces ) ...

 

Read more on www.brick-projects.com

 

Commissioned by The Game House ( www.thegamehouse.be ).

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Taken on December 20, 2009