Building with LEGO can inspire us to learn about many new things: Architecture, design…even web coding.
At least that’s what our ReBrick’er of the Week, Bricknave, is doing. He needed a way to display his MOC portfolio, so he decided to build a website. This helped him discover a new passion, one for coding, so he began studying new coding languages. Now he can use this knowledge of to create LEGO-based quizzes on his website.
“Sometimes, having a subtle desire to accomplish something might not be enough,” Explains Bricknave. “Sometimes you must use your passion to motivate yourself to accomplish something, and by doing so you might acquire a passion related to what you accomplished.”
Of course, gathering inspiration from other builds can be an important for motivation as well. That’s probably why he enjoys the Adventure category, with its blend of reality and science-fiction or fantasy.
“One example of this is Steampunk, which features far-fetched steam-tech in an alternate Victorian era,” Writes Bricknave. “I also enjoy looking at the very detailed castles or town-houses in Architecture & Buildings because it makes you appreciate their human-scale counterparts.”
If you were at BrickFair Virgina 2012 last month, you had the opportunity to see some of Bricknave’s builds in person. But if you missed the event, you can still follow him on ReBrick to see what new creations he’s building. He’s also on Flickr, Twitter, and YouTube. Don’t forget to leave a comment on this post or one of his bookmarks congratulating him as being The ReBrick’er of the Week!