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15 replies to this topic  – Started by Jalkow , Mar 04 2013 12:25 PM

#1 Jalkow

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 12:25 PM

Hi everybody! I'm here to show my latest pirate-MOC:

Captain Jimmy

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I built this for a contest over at Forbiddencove.com: in this socalled 'Pirates Part Plunder' we get two weeks to build a MOC using a seedpart. This round, the seedpart was the minifig crowbar. I immediately got the idea of building a beard with the crowbars, but since I hadn't done any sculpting before, I was afraid it might be very difficult. It was actually a lot more fun than I thought.

The name Jimmy is a wink to the crowbar, ofcourse.

#2 Brickington

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 12:55 PM

Very nice! You used some interesting pieces in there. What are those pieces for his beard?

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#3 Jalkow

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 02:00 PM

@Brickington: it's the minifig crowbar that is mentioned three times in the openingpost ;)

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#4 Sebeus I

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 02:19 PM

Nicely done, great use of the crowbar, I only have one of those but I never would have thought of using them like this :laugh: .
Good luck in the contest.
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#5 Quarktaart

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 07:10 PM

I see what you did there. Nice to see a good use of the crowbars. And a great hat!

#6 Grimmbeard

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 09:48 PM

Nice! :thumbup: . Good luck with the Seedpart challenge.

This is a real "desk-topper", right? :classic:
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#7 Captain Settle

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 09:12 PM

Nice MOC and good use of the crowbars and minifig arms.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:09 AM

Go to Classic-Pirates.com

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#9 Jalkow

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 08:58 AM

Thanks for the kind words everybody!

#10 Lasse

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 08:14 PM

Very nice MOC with many great details. :thumbup:
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#11 LEGO Train 12 Volts

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 10:12 PM

Absolutely cool! :wub:
The red beard is incredible! :thumbup:
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#12 ManInATopHat

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 12:15 AM

Wow! Great work, this seems like a weird thing to build. Highly imaginative and attractive. Nice job! :wink: :wub:

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#13 Axle

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 01:07 AM

He reminds me of this painting of Van Gogh, by Van Gogh,
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I especially like the way you did the collar!

#14 WilrickB

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 10:09 PM

Awesome, good job!

#15 Jalkow

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 09:43 AM

Thanks for your compliments, I appreciate it a lot.

View PostManInATopHat, on 09 March 2013 - 12:15 AM, said:

Wow! Great work, this seems like a weird thing to build.

It really was! Especially building the eyes was a strange experience: when I tried an expression, I took a step back to see if it looked good. That took a while.

View PostAxle, on 11 March 2013 - 01:07 AM, said:

He reminds me of this painting of Van Gogh, by Van Gogh

Thanks! I can see what you mean, the red hairs of the beard look a lot like the technique Van Gogh used. That's funny actually, how a building style and painting technique look the same.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 02:19 AM

Love the "crowbar beard" that he's got there. I like the hat design too.
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