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The Year of Julius Has Begun

Nov 11, 2018 | No Comments
The Year of Julius Has Begun

Welcome back, folks! To start, I have some major updates and changes in my life! To start, in late October I officially turned 34 years old! As some of you know, my favorite number is 34 — which means I now declare that this year shall be a vital time of changes and exploration in […]

Ultra Hexacon Turns 5!

Sep 9, 2018 | No Comments
Ultra Hexacon Turns 5!

Welcome back, Brunkamaniacs! Remember my popular LEGOformer Nintendo 64? Well, it’s officially turned 5-years old a few weeks back! I worked tirelessly to create this massive project which was released in August 2013. I spent the majority of the summer 2013 working to build this without any digital assistance, and now for it’s re-release, I […]

I Can See For Miles and Miles and Miles.

Apr 7, 2018 | No Comments
I Can See For Miles and Miles and Miles.

Very meta! Welcome back, Brunkamaniacs! Just recently I made the major switch from using a cropped-sensor DSLR to a full frame model. I’m now shooting all of my primary images on the Nikon D750, whilst using my old D5200 as a backup and for animations. Prepare for a new generation of high quality and superior […]

If You go Chasing Rabbits. . .

Nov 12, 2017 | No Comments
If You go Chasing Rabbits. . .

Welcome back, little Brunksters! I’ve had a very unstable year thus far, which has hindered many of my creative projects — but nonetheless, I’ve persevered and now I’m back on course. We built this city on rock ‘n’ roll. . . And LEGO bricks. To begin, in early 2017, my job at Dynomighty Design in […]

Down the Rabbit Hole

May 24, 2017 | One Comment
Down the Rabbit Hole

Good news, everyone! Things have started to pick back up again in my professional and personal life, which means I’ve resumed production of my stop-motion Alice in Wonderland video! I’ve been tinkering with DragonFrame software, and I created a few test animations of some of the key characters: Both tests videos were created by me […]

Baron in Wonderland

Mar 3, 2017 | No Comments
Baron in Wonderland

Alright, alright, I realize I haven’t updated in over a year. Despite the lack of major site updates on this website in particular, I have in fact been very active and busy in my creative ventures. For those of you who follow me on Twitter and Instagram, you’d know about my planned stop-motion animation video […]

Off the Top of My Head

Apr 10, 2016 | No Comments
Off the Top of My Head

To start, a while back I mentioned that I’d like to soon release a coffee table book on my LEGO sculptures and photography. I wanted to use a photo of my custom Amish magnifigure for the front cover, but then I discussed the idea with some friends and finally decided to use an epic creation […]

A New Year of New Brainstorming!

Feb 12, 2016 | No Comments
A New Year of New Brainstorming!

Welcome back, Brunkamaniacs! Last week I celebrated the 6th anniversary of when I left my hometown of Lancaster, PA to embark on my journey to New York City! To commemorate, I built an epic LEGO Viking ship and took a photo in New Jersey near the Statue of Liberty. For all of my friends, family, […]

My Big Screen Debut in Australia

Dec 9, 2015 | No Comments
My Big Screen Debut in Australia

Major announcement, Brunkamaniacs: I’ve made my big debut in Australia! Recently a few of my Aussie friends on Instagram personally invited me to submit some of my best LEGO photos for a Christmas event going on in Melbourne, Victoria. From now until after Christmas, you can mosey on down to Federation Square and see some […]

Happy 31st Annual Brunktöberfest!

Oct 27, 2015 | No Comments
Happy 31st Annual Brunktöberfest!

On this day, I am officially 31 years old — and believe me, have I got some exciting news. A while back, a representative from LEGO Group contacted me via Flickr in regards to my spectacular Nintendo-related creations — and the rep personally invited me to visit the North American headquarters of LEGO. Now that […]

Baron von Brunk at A Video Game Con

Sep 26, 2015 | No Comments
Baron von Brunk at A Video Game Con

Last weekend I made history by having my first ever convention booth! In Northern New Jersey, I dazzled video gamers and fellow nerds alike with my massive LEGO NES Controller. Read all about the exciting tale here! Although the preparation for the event was rather stressful, it was a great learning experience, but best of […]

Giant Functional LEGO NES Controller – Mk.II Edition

Sep 10, 2015 | No Comments
Giant Functional LEGO NES Controller – Mk.II Edition

Get psyched, Brunkamaniacs! I’ve revised the outside structure and electronic circuits of my giant LEGO NES controller — now the Mk.II edition! Be sure to watch the new promo video, featuring an interview, a demonstration, and an explanation of its technical aspects: When I first released this massive brute in 2013, I received a lot […]

The Man with the Plumber Tattoo

Aug 7, 2015 | No Comments
The Man with the Plumber Tattoo

Exciting news, Brunkamaniacs! On Friday July 31st, I moseyed on down to St. Marks Place in Manhattan and got a new tattoo at Addiction NYC: This is the first piece of a proposed Nintendo sleeve I’m working on. Next I’m going to get a warp pipe with a piranha plant next to Mario, and then […]

Mario Monday: mosaic sprite portrait work-in-progress!

Jul 6, 2015 | No Comments
Mario Monday: mosaic sprite portrait work-in-progress!

Welcome back, little Brunksters! I take it you saw my recent electronic LEGO Dry Bones Koopa sprite? I built that MOC thanks to a fancy new Arduino code for polyphonic music, which means I shall be using that method more often in subsequent electronic models. Speaking of which, I made a ton of progress on […]

Summer in the City

May 18, 2015 | No Comments
Summer in the City

Good news, everyone! I’m glad to say the funding for the aptly-titled video game convention A Video Game Con has reached its proper funding via Kickstarter, and is now going to commence in September of this year! I’ll be there with an entire booth to show off my giant LEGO NES controller, as well as […]

Spring Has Sprung!

Apr 13, 2015 | No Comments
Spring Has Sprung!

Now that the weather finally no longer sucks, I’ve been taking a lot more outdoor LEGO photos — namely a recent Back to the Future vignette and a Super Mario Bros. gag: RUN FOR IT, MARTY!! I picked you a purdy flower! I’m looking forward to hopefully going to Central Park next, if I can […]

Baronvonbrunk.com Turns 10 Years Old!

Apr 1, 2015 | No Comments
Baronvonbrunk.com Turns 10 Years Old!

No April Fools here — Baronvonbrunk.com is now integrated into a custom WordPress theme! This current site is a new beta version that’s gradually getting its bugs worked out, but so far it’s coming together — and you know I love it when a plan comes together! Baronvonbrunk.com is officially 10 years old! That’s right, […]