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City Docks.

Postby CAI » Tue Apr 12, 2005 5:50 am

I've edited the first few pics and got them up last night.

This one took me awhile, not continuous, but I added to it over a few months.

It is modular, i've taken a bunch of detailed shots and i'll upload them when i edit each walls or tables in the background. :)


Edit: I'll be updating as I edit pics, so the link may not work at times.

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Re: City Docks.

Postby JoshWedin » Tue Apr 12, 2005 11:44 am

Now this is quite good. The shark gutting scene is my favorite, I think. This scene looks very alive, like a waterfront should be. I'm not crazy about the awning with the black corners but I know they don't make those in the colors you needed. Excellent job!

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Postby ed_dotcom » Tue Apr 12, 2005 12:29 pm

It is a very 'busy' scene contained in your MOC, but you do quite well in making it work. You mix the Classic sets/people well with the newer ones. I really like the way it looks...Good job!

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Postby Lord Mikal » Tue Apr 12, 2005 3:56 pm

This is pretty awesome. I like that you've got all of your people actually doing something, like the guy with the mop and bucket. Great use for that broom, by the way. Makes a much better mop than broom.
I catually like the tent with black corners. it looks like a couple of the tents at the small Rennaissance faires I've gone to, where they don't have permanent buildings.
I also like your use of chains everywhere. It somehow makes the scene look more realistic.
Clip-flag pieces for a sail? Smart. They look good on that skiff.
Crisp job editing it onto a white background. I still need to make myself a backdrop like Fry slayer and Hachi use, have you tried pasting your creations onto one of those?
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Postby Athos » Tue Apr 12, 2005 4:05 pm

Very nice. I love how bustling it looks. Also nice to see some of the official Lego ships sailing around by the dock. Did you get the shark cutting idea from Forbidden Island? I think I recall seeing it done on the back of the box.

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Postby Jim » Tue Apr 12, 2005 4:57 pm

Nice work! You have captured the hustle-bustle of a busy city waterfront. I like the hanging shark and the long-haired beggar. Nice touches that add to the overall atmosphere. I look forward to seeing more MOCs. :)

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Postby CAI » Wed Apr 13, 2005 6:35 am

Thanks for the comments, i'm glad you guys enjoyed the pics. I've edited some more, should be up soon.

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Postby Jacob C. » Wed Apr 13, 2005 7:40 pm

I love how your Moc looks so "lively".
Minifigs doing a buncha different things, all the colors, dead sea creatures & boats. It's fantastic!
I noticed the sharks & sting-ray (is that a sting ray?)
Your towns people certainly have an interesting diet :wink:
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Postby Bruce N H » Wed Apr 13, 2005 8:08 pm


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Postby ottoatm » Thu Apr 14, 2005 2:27 am

Not much to add that others haven't, but I really appreciate the detail you have here... very cool!
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Postby CAI » Thu Apr 14, 2005 8:14 am

It is a stingray, I think they are edible..?.

I just added some more pics, behind the scenes.

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Postby Sir Dillon » Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:29 pm

As already said, I really like the "alive" look you've given it.
keep up the great work! :D
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Re: City Docks.

Postby Norro » Sat Apr 16, 2005 5:02 pm

Very nice,

I like the 'busyness' of the scene; always a good feature of town MOCs.

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Postby Magnus » Tue Apr 19, 2005 5:32 am

Let me just echo what others have said, lots of great small scale detail. I would have gone for a more traditional looking gatehouse, but I do like the white/blank projecting building on top of the wall. And modularity is of course the way to go.

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Postby porschecm2 » Tue Apr 19, 2005 8:55 pm

That's really awesome. You've packed an amazing amount of detail into a small area. The whole thing has a very 'clean' look to it, yet it doesn't look artificial. One thing I have to say I don't care for though, is the ship, especially the prow. It just looks like it needs a bowsprit. I love incorporation of the small BF boat though. Good work.

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