Wotcha think you're doin' here then? You think you can just waddle in like that, do ya?

This here, laddie, is a top-secret Brickspace testin' ground. Yup, thassright. So you'd better geddout before someone sees ya pokin' around...

Thursday, 30 October 2008

Make your own...Nannish Staricases!

The razor-sharp edges of the beige blocks make a stark background for the black, foreboding minifigures dying on each surface. On one wall, a rectangular void drips blood. On another, a scorpion digs its Lego pincers into its minifigure prey. On a platform close to the top, two swirling staircases circle each other, creating an amazing double-helix shape. This is a description of Nannan Zhang's Metamorphosis III: Insanity, An intricate metaphor of madness. The staircase also shows up in Contortion, another of Zhang's works, in which they form the basis of the creation.
But how are these staircases made? How do those 2x2 plates connect at an angle? Well, here's a short video showing you how to make your own Nannish Staircases. Here's one I made earlier (ha ha ha)...

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