My Fan Art for the week is dedicated to Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and most especially, my hero, Ralph McQuarrie. Here’s the inspiration for the image:
FRIED GOLD! Fingers crossed to see if the “Winchester Tavern” set actually gets made by LEGO! Figured I should post my own version of these dudes before it’s too late, and the real deal ends up on the shelves at Toys R Us…
With this group, and the others, the faces and shirts are custom decals that I made and adhered to minifigs that I had polished blank with BRASSO. The hair is custom sculpted by myself, (using Sculpey), and painted with enamel.
Now for a “SPACED” set. 😉
I went on a bit of a British comedy binge when making this round of custom LEGO minifigs. Here’s my version of “The Surprising Adventures of Sir Digby Chicken Caesar” from MITCHELL & WEBB. Sir Digby and his sidekick Ginger are the Sherlock Holmes and Watson of vagrant panhandlers, but it never really turns out quite right for them.