Sunday, July 16, 2006

Sticks and Stones...

Disclaimer... No figs were beaten into submission for this post.

Often my Lego projects are long, involved and take way too many Bricklink orders to finish. Dont get me wrong, I enjoy those projects immensely!

But sometimes I just want to "play"...
To make simple builds, that only use the parts in my collection, and take only an evening to build. Those are the "rules" to my "one night builds" and very much like a "one night stands" they take little emotional, mental or physical effort, and the result is usually not note worthy (not that this one really is either, giggle). Most often, these "one night builds" quickly end up sorted back into my collection in a relatively short time span. Seldom do they even get photo documented, but this time I could not resist.

It started with last year, between a few JLUG contests here and here (note entry #25) ... and some inspiration that came from BF, where Robin W (at least I believe it was his) had a long chain made of click hinges.

EDIT: (and then edited again for clarity)....
OOPS, my apologies, and a correction, chain credit goes to Michael Harrod, of the self crowned title "
The Chain Originator" fame... due to him winning ~Most Intriguing Sculpture~ at BrickFest 2005" - with his "chain link" MOC’s named “Multiplicity: A Study in Using Multiple Copies of a Single Element,” or and I quote "something along those lines."



I thought that was the best use of an element that I rarely find the need for, so I took mine and built some chain, (3 of them to be exact, one in black, one in new grey and one in old grey). The chain seemed a bit lonely... which got me to thinking one night... which is never a good idea.

And this is the result of my "one night builds".

"Friday Night"
Sticks & Stones...
will break my bones.
But Whips & Chains,
~EXCITE~ me!


Black and Grey Chain, Cat of Nine Tails (brown handle),
Flogger (white handle), and Crop ("braided" black handle)




This "collection" is now part of my ...
"Satiated Sculpture Series"
starting with this original one...
"Saturday Night"



Enjoy, I know I did, wink!


8 comments:

Anonymous said...

LOL These are great Janey...wouldn't mind seeing them used in person.:-) MichLTC

Anonymous said...

opps Chris L from MichLTC

Janey Red Brick said...

LOL, thanks Chris, long time no chat, and what have you been building lately???

CWL said...

Hey Janey..this is my latest http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/zephyr1934/NMRA-2006/NMRA-setup-2/img_6385.jpg It is on our layout from the NMRA NTS 10 days ago.It is a brown/new brown mixed in trainshed.Chris

Janey Red Brick said...

Wow, totally impressive, how come you havent posted that to Lugnet?? Or if you did, I missed it. I like the mix of colours, works well for that shed.

CWL said...

I need to finish it.It had no doors and I may change the roof a bit...then I will take some good pics. and upload to BS etc.

CWL said...

http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=192100 forgot about these pics from construction 2 weeks ago..good closeup.Chris

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