The spooky Victorian mansion built from 110,000 LEGO bricks October 11, 2011Posted by admin in Paranormal Entertainment.
Lego bricks may not have existed during Victorian times, but one artist has found a way to build a period home out of thousands of the tiny plastic toys.
Mike Doyle, of New York, spent eight months snapping brick on top of Lego brick to complete a five-and-a-half-foot scale model of a decaying 19th century mansion.
The haunted-looking house took approximately 110,000-130,000 blocks to build.
The model, entitled Victorian on Mud Heap, is Mr Doyle’s third piece in a series of abandoned houses, and took nearly 600 hours to complete, reports AOL Real Estate.
The artist: Mike Doyle spent eight months building the model.
The piece features a three story Victorian which sits on ‘mud’, and features obsessively detailed gingerbread accents. In one decaying room exposed to the façade it looks almost as though plaster peels from the ceiling.
And yet, Mr Doyle said, no wood, paint or glue – or any foreign materials for that matter – were used in the construction of the house. Impressively, he says, no pieces were altered. ‘This is pure Lego’, a description of the house reads.
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