The LEGO® Lighting Book: Light Your LEGO® Models! (Hardcover)
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The definitive collection of LEGO® brick lighting techniques with examples of how to light brick creations and animate lighting effects. Includes multiple practical lighting projects that permit hands-on practice of the techniques.
Illuminate your imagination with The LEGO® Lighting Book. Dive into a range of lighting options, from official LEGO® lighting elements to specialized off-the-shelf products and rule-breaking custom options. Learn how to light up buildings, vehicles, and minifigs and add realism to lamps, streetlights, and more with dynamic lighting effects.
Each chapter presents stunning examples and hands-on projects with step-by-step instructions that will help you transform ordinary LEGO® builds into atmospheric masterpieces with the power of light and shadow.
You will explore how to:
- Apply lighting techniques used in art, architecture, photography, film, and theater
- Install lights in LEGO® vehicles, buildings, and entire cities
- Use LEGO® elements to construct realistic lamps, streetlights, and facade lighting
- Drill and wire minifigs to add light to handheld accessories like laser swords and torches
- Create real-time lighting effects for rocket engines, gunfire, and more
Unleash the hidden beauty of your LEGO® builds with strategic lighting, and bring your builds to life. Say goodbye to ordinary, and hello to extraordinary.
About the Author
Brian Williams is an accomplished brick artist and active member of the LEGO® fan community for 25+ years. His detailed military, adventure, and science-fiction themed LEGO® creations often feature advanced LED lighting and earned him 5 Brickworld awards including two World of Lights awards. He has written articles for Brickjournal and Railbricks, and contributed to The Art of LEGO® Design (No Starch, 2014). When he's not building with bricks with his son, he works as a software development manager and exhibits at model railroad shows in the Chicago area.
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