Today was Darren Marshall’s last day at work, (may I have the honor of being his co-worker again someday. The man is a legend!). This was part of his going away present from all of us. A nice shout-out to my husband Dave, who did the hard work figuring out Lady Liberty’s head and torch. And check out this blog that was posted yesterday on StarWars.com about Darren, by Dave Filoni: Sculpting the Clone Wars
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.