Jump to content


MOC: Elven Tree House


19 replies to this topic

#1 Elander

Elander

    Posts: 302
    Joined: 09-July 08
    Member: 3493
    Country: Germany

Posted 09 March 2012 - 08:58 PM

Hi,  :sweet:

That was my first try to create an elven tree house. And I hope you like it.

I was inspired by Lothlorien (LotR) and thought, ok - maybe it is possible to build the large stairs. And that is the result:


Posted Image


It was for me a difficult job. The stairs are not very stable and therefore is the only way to create these stairs, if you put step by step multiple bricks together on the stairs. I hope you know what I mean.

I added this MOC with some little details. I hope you have fun with the following pictures. And maybe you will discover all details.   :grin:  


Posted Image

Posted Image

Posted Image


And now following 12x close shots.  :sweet:

A small well:
Posted Image

Some elven guards and civilians:
Posted Image

The entry:
Posted Image

The first steps...
Posted Image

...more steps
Posted Image

...and more steps
Posted Image

...and anymore steps
Posted Image

...phu, and anymore steps
Posted Image

...that keeps physically fit, goal!
Posted Image

A little guard post:
Posted Image

The Tree House:
Posted Image

And the last picture:  :laugh:
Posted Image


Greetings,
Elander

#2 Niku

Niku

  • Wants two initials


    Posts: 1435
    Joined: 26-December 10
    Member: 14912
    Country: Guatemala

Posted 09 March 2012 - 09:06 PM

It is beatiful, really beatiful.
Thanks for sharing with upcloses.
I hope we can see Lorien on some set.
Excellent job Elander.  :classic:

Posted Image


Spoiler


#3 DawnCrusader

DawnCrusader

    Posts: 19
    Joined: 29-January 12
    Member: 25195
    Country: Portugal

Posted 09 March 2012 - 09:43 PM

Oh wow, wow, wow, truly, truly beautiful work Elander  *oh2*

Love it, the *only* thing I think it could be improved, IMHO, is the amount of foliage, which I would add a bit more.

Other than that, wow  :thumbup:

#4 Icare

Icare

    Posts: 21
    Joined: 01-August 11
    Member: 19399
    Country: France

Posted 09 March 2012 - 09:54 PM

great job!
very beautiful
I would have just seen more foliage

Icare

#5 mephistopheles

mephistopheles

    Posts: 459
    Joined: 20-January 12
    Member: 24623
    Country: Hungary

Posted 09 March 2012 - 10:15 PM

Nice work!

However I would use way more green.It looks a little like somebody cut all the smaller branches and the leaves off. It feels a little "naked". More green and it would be perfect imo.
My MOC Page and My Flickr
Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image
All hail Avalonia!
Lord of Woodward, Champion of Avalonia, Lord High Executioner, Prince of the Forest, Siege Expert
Woodward on Wikipedia

#6 JackJonespaw

JackJonespaw

  • Help Me Build Hogwarts!


    Posts: 2091
    Joined: 12-June 11
    Member: 18405
    Country: U.S.A.

Posted 10 March 2012 - 01:20 PM

*oh2* Oh, wow...This is just absolutely fantastic!

#7 Kayne

Kayne

    Posts: 758
    Joined: 01-January 12
    Member: 23719
    Country: Michiphlin

Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:22 PM

Very nice build here!  It definitely has an Elven feel to it, and the massive curved staircase adds a very unblocky(not made of Lego) look to it.

MoonLord Kha-Lord of Ras-El-Ahken-Kaliphlin
Posted ImagePosted ImagePosted ImagePosted Image

My MOCpages My Flickr http://www.bricklink...p=darkenrahl_17 Kayne is able(Bricklink)


#8 KristofBD

KristofBD

    Posts: 516
    Joined: 01-June 09
    Member: 6258
    Country: The Netherlands

Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:27 PM

Very impressive stairs!  They are definitively the highlight of the set.  I also think it looks very elvish.  
My only comment would be that the tree itself might be a bit small (especially on the top) - there seems to be more stairs than tree.

Nevertheless, the overall look is gorgeous!  Well done!
Trouble is brewing...
                                                           Posted Image

#9 Johan the Yellowhead

Johan the Yellowhead

    Posts: 44
    Joined: 10-March 12
    Member: 27228

Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:40 PM

What a wonderful build! I love the details and the color combinations! Was it difficult to keep the tree balanced?
May the Brick be with you!

#10 LEGO Train 12 Volts

LEGO Train 12 Volts

    Posts: 3261
    Joined: 31-October 09
    Member: 8037
    Country: Italy

Posted 11 March 2012 - 01:45 PM

WOW!!!  *oh2*
This place is "THE PLACE" where I like to live!  :wub:
Wonderful MOC and impressive skill ...the tree is huge and the stairs are superb!  :blush:
TOP  WORK!  :thumbup:
Posted Image   Posted Image

#11 Hartfan

Hartfan

    Posts: 329
    Joined: 21-September 09
    Member: 7523

Posted 16 March 2012 - 09:27 PM

I must say WOW as well. Its beautiful MOC. Love everything about it. Great work !
The best there is, the best there was, the best there ever will be...

#12 Mencot

Mencot

  • No! This is Maersk


    Posts: 679
    Joined: 25-December 11
    Member: 23524
    Country: Finland

Posted 18 March 2012 - 10:00 AM

Whoa very good, those staires are awesome. Good job, more of this  :sweet:

Posted Image

Keliim the Cruel in Heroica RPG

Stats

EB Mafia

Posted Image

Now playing as Mikatta in TrumpetKing´s CMF Mafia 2

Davey (whatever) Osborne, Aperture Academy Mafia. Micheal the mineworker, Silvercity Mafia. Benvolio Roni(quit on day 3),CMF Mafia I. Eva Hesse in Hinckley´s Minimal Mafia. Mist the Valkyrie, Ragnarök Now Redux


Bricklink

flickr


#13 Elander

Elander

    Posts: 302
    Joined: 09-July 08
    Member: 3493
    Country: Germany

Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:24 PM

Hi,  :classic:

Thanks for your comments.  :thumbup:

I put now all my green foliage into the tree. I hope it looks so better.


The Tree with more foliage:
Posted Image

Posted Image

Posted Image


Two sharper images from the entry area:
Posted Image

Posted Image


View PostJohan the Yellowhead, on 11 March 2012 - 01:40 PM, said:

What a wonderful build! I love the details and the color combinations! Was it difficult to keep the tree balanced?

Thanks  :classic:

The tree bole is stable, but the stairs are a bit breakable.


Greetings
Elander

#14 Venunder

Venunder

    Posts: 203
    Joined: 15-February 12
    Member: 26358
    Country: UK

Posted 15 April 2012 - 08:35 PM

A lovely Tree dwelling.

If you could double the height or maybe just add a third more, on top of the tree and add some more foliage at the top of this, it would be truely wonderful.  :thumbup:

Edited by Venunder, 15 April 2012 - 08:36 PM.


#15 Durins Bane

Durins Bane

    Posts: 235
    Joined: 18-April 12
    Member: 28052
    Country: usa

Posted 19 April 2012 - 01:02 AM

Oh man :cry_happy: :cry_happy:  I love everything but the helmets..

#16 The Blue Brick

The Blue Brick

    Posts: 1179
    Joined: 01-July 11
    Member: 18793
    Country: United States

Posted 19 April 2012 - 02:11 AM

This is fantastic. I thought it was awesome with no foliage, but with it, it is amazing. :classic:

#17 sharky

sharky

    Posts: 437
    Joined: 19-May 11
    Member: 17931
    Country: USA

Posted 19 April 2012 - 03:52 AM

A very inspiring MOC.  I love it.  :sweet:

#18 LittleMarshmallow

LittleMarshmallow

    Posts: 11
    Joined: 02-April 12
    Member: 27722

Posted 21 April 2012 - 06:44 AM

Omg, im speechles, that's very cool!!! The tree is very awesome and big, and and... I love it!

#19 LEGOfan123

LEGOfan123

    Posts: 101
    Joined: 01-April 11
    Member: 16994
    Country: Sweden

Posted 21 April 2012 - 10:51 PM

Great work Elander, it's very cool! :sweet:

Keep up the good work!

LEGOfan123

#20 legomylego

legomylego

    Posts: 10
    Joined: 22-April 12
    Member: 28137

Posted 23 April 2012 - 12:17 AM

cool tree house. The staircase actually looks curvy.



Reply to this topic



  


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users