Marvel has huge at this years Comic-Con and one of the attracts that had built for the event was the life-size Iron Man statue built out of LEGO.
Above we have a behind-the-scenes look at how the statue was designed and built. Firstly the designers created a 3-D model of what the statues pose was going to look like from a reference image Marvel gave to them. Then they continued on to design the internal lighting of his eyes, arc reactor and gauntlet.
The statue weights 188 pounds, stands at 6.5 feet and contains exactly 35,119 individual LEGO pieces. The design and building process took Lead Model Designers Greg Omartian and Senior Model Builder Jeff Rusby over 255 hours to complete. The video shows the entire building process and how construction was strategized and executed perfectly.
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