January 26, 2013

How Lego Hobbits are sculpted

I love that Lego has started featuring their product designers in these short pieces. Here Gitte Thorsen (and you just knew Legos were designed by someone named “Gitte Thorsen,” right?) shows how she sketches out Hobbit characters, then sculpts them at large scale:

Posted by John Nack at 8:08 AM on January 26, 2013


  • Renan — 12:07 PM on January 26, 2013

    I wish I had a badass name like she does.

  • Charlie Hendricks — 8:59 PM on January 26, 2013

    My son is 4 and just loves Legos. We also introduced him to the Hobbit. We enjoyed the video. Thanks.

  • Red Rose Photos — 8:53 AM on January 27, 2013

    Fantastic clip. The lego Star Wars sets are amazing and it’s great that they’ve taken on the Lord of The Rings trilogy as well. I just wish they’d been making them when I was a kid!

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