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No One Slays Like Gaston by VonBrunk No One Slays Like Gaston :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 33 9 LEGO Game Boy Color / Pokemon Silver Transformers by VonBrunk LEGO Game Boy Color / Pokemon Silver Transformers :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 119 10 Alice: A LEGO Adventure in Wonderland Poster by VonBrunk Alice: A LEGO Adventure in Wonderland Poster :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 25 1 Wonderland Card Warriors Unite by VonBrunk Wonderland Card Warriors Unite :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 27 2 Mecha Mouse by VonBrunk Mecha Mouse :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 112 16 Krumm by VonBrunk Krumm :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 71 8 7 Years in New York by VonBrunk 7 Years in New York :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 12 6 For Those About to MOC by VonBrunk For Those About to MOC :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 17 0 I Sold My Soul For LEGO by VonBrunk I Sold My Soul For LEGO :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 48 7 Alice vs. The Cards by VonBrunk Alice vs. The Cards :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 41 6 Alice In Chains by VonBrunk Alice In Chains :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 37 5 The REAL Ghostbusters by VonBrunk The REAL Ghostbusters :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 88 19 Seeing Red by VonBrunk Seeing Red :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 20 3 Brunk's Head in 3-D by VonBrunk Brunk's Head in 3-D :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 25 2 Ecto Cooler by VonBrunk Ecto Cooler :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 19 5 LEGO Wario by VonBrunk LEGO Wario :iconvonbrunk:VonBrunk 49 4


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Julius von Brunk
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United States
This is the official deviantART page of Baron Julius Alexander von Brunk, an eccentric multimedia artist in New York City! Baron von Brunk is widely known as a master LEGO craftsman whose work has been published in multiple magazines, tech blogs, and has been showcased at an exhibit at Nintendo World Store's flagship location in New York.

Julius is currently employed as a professional graphic designer in the New York metro, and does freelance graphics and photography -- that is of course when he's not busy assembling pieces of plastic to form epic creations. Join Baron von Brunk in all of his creative endeavors – from custom LEGO brick models to illustrations and paintings!

Alright, 3rd-person spiel aside. . .

I also own a minifridge. I'm a tall, reclusive, curly-haired, bearded, pale-skinned, mixed-ethnic, Libertarian with a foul mouth, a hunger for Asian food and energy drinks, and a lust for short-haired girls with tattoos.

Check out my bizarre and amusing website full of LEGO bricks, art, designs, and beardy goodness:

Current Residence: Koreatown, Flushing, Queens, NY, USA
deviantWEAR sizing preference: XXXXXXXXXXXXL
Print preference: Gutenberg
Favourite genre of music: Classic rock and heavy metal
Favourite photographer: Hubble Space Telescope
Favourite style of art: LEGO dioramas
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: My 120 GB iPod filled with heavy rock
Shell of choice: The location on Kennedy Blvd.; they pump your gas for you!
Wallpaper of choice: The snozzberries taste like snozzberries!
Skin of choice: Nudity
Favourite cartoon character: A tie between Dick Dastardly or Krusty the Clown
Personal Quote: "Some people wanted champagne & caviar when they should've had beer and hot dogs." -Dwight D. Eisenhower


No One Slays Like Gaston
"No one slays like Gaston, no one flays like Gaston! After hunting some beast, no one preys like Gaston!"

A little vignette featuring everyone's favorite misunderstood French hunter Gaston. A while back I came up with the concept of using Gaston in a variety of humorous scenarios, proclaiming that "no one [past tense verb] like Gaston!" -- one of which being a scenario where he succeeds in killing the Beast.

The interior of this shot is actually the set for the White Rabbit's house in my forthcoming stop-motion Alice in Wonderland video, using the fireplace from the scenes I filmed for the inside of the Duchess' house. To get the fireplace to glow (along with Lumiere's candles), in Photoshop I superimposed parts of pictures of LEGO LED candles I built in 2016, then used various blending options with layer masks.

The most difficult challenge was making the Beast head mounted on the plaque: the various sections of the plaque are held onto the chimney with small dabs of sticky tack. I keep sticky tack close by to the photography table, as I use little pieces of the stuff to aid my characters and props in stop-motion animation.
LEGO Game Boy Color / Pokemon Silver Transformers
Demonstration video.
High-res photos on Flickr.

Prismatis, the transforming Game Boy Color, and his minion Argentum!

This is a project that I worked on mainly in February 2017, but didn’t release until June. Initially the bulk of the Game Boy Color functionality was designed in LEGO Digital Designer, and the game cartridge was created via trial and error. I halted on releasing this whole project in the spring since I was focused on numerous other projects, in addition I ran into some problems with my professional career which shifted attention away from LEGO building. I found a new freelance job in late April, and thus resumed production of this project.

By May, some of the major issues involved fitting the game cartridge into the Game Boy’s back, making articulated hands/fingers, refining the game cartridge’s size, and finally creating a removable battery case for the bottom. In between these engineering obstacles, I gradually worked on my Nickelodeon MOCs and some stop-motion animation tests. Another major issue was the lack of available pieces in lime green: this forced me to alter the ascetics to conform to the proper pieces I could use. For example, certain sizes of tiles in lime green were expensive and in limited quantities, whereas some small, rare pieces don’t exist in lime whatsoever. I was considering making the Game Boy yellow — since the Game Boy Color came in a variety of colors — but wanted to make it appear in a more iconic, jarring color as opposed to something basic. It’s for this same reason that I had trouble building my Game Boy Advance “Vantage” in rare purple pieces, as opposed to going through the cheap route of making it in a primary color.

I actually constructed two games to accompany this model: I did in fact build a yellow clone robot, but wasn’t able to find high-res photos of the Pokémon Yellow cartridge to make custom labels. Thus, I’ve omitted the yellow robot and only used the light grey one with a Pokémon Silver label. The label for Argentum was provided by one of my Instagram followers Gameboyswag: I adjusted it a bit in Photoshop, printed it on glossy photo paper, cut it up, and glued the print outs to the outer tiles of the cartridge.

I also spent a great deal of time coming up with a name for the Game Boy Color itself — in fact, I didn’t decide on a name until right before I exported the promotional video. I chose Prismatis since it’s a conjugation of the ancient Greek root word for prism. The working name for the robot was “Chroma” — and most of my photos and video footage for this project are still labeled with that name. Argentum is of course the Latin word for silver.

Prismatis and Argentum both don’t contain weapons, aside from the two battery rockets. Quite frankly I didn’t feel like designing new guns for the robots or anything, so just use your imagination and pretend they can store a variety of arsenal in their subspace storage pockets à la Transformers. To be fair, my mightiest LEGOformer Ultra Hexacon the N64 doesn’t contain any external weapons either, and relies on a shoulder-mounted cannon built into the console.
  • Listening to: Motörhead
  • Reading: This blog for typos
  • Watching: Same as above, you big dummy.
  • Playing: I thought we covered this one already?
  • Eating: Burritos
  • Drinking: Monster Energy
"Baron von Brunk's Batmobile Brick Build-a-Thon Bonanza!"… - Facebook event page

Next Saturday in Times Square, the folks at Ripley's Believe it or Not have commissioned me to do a jolly good performance art event to kick off the premiere of The Dark Knight Rises — I shall be assembling a giant 5-foot Batmobile sculpture entirely from over 12,000 LEGO pieces, from start to finish — hopefully under 24 hours!

If you're in the New York City area, mosey on down to Ripley's on July 21st and watch me make history! Bring me a pizza and some cans of Monster.

… Baturally, you'd agree.

- Baron von Brunk


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Flashshadow Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist

Happy Birthday, Baron! :party: :iconfuncakeplz: :party:

RedBlueIsCool Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
H-B, J V B!
DaggerBark Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday VonBrunk!!! Celestia can have cake happy DA B-day :3 Patrick (Cake) [V1]  Blower fella (Party) Fun cake fella's Gobbler (Party) Cake for Shifteh fella Gift (Party)Let them jump out of cake  Rainbow Cream Cake with candles 50x50 icon3d Cake Icon Oreo Cake with candles 50x50 icon Beach Cake with candles 50x50 icon Piece Of Rainbow Layers Cake 50x50 icon Big Turd Cream Fruit Cake 50x50 icon Kawaii pink cake Blueberry Cake type 10 with candles 50x50 icon Candycorn Cake Type 2 50x50 icon  Cake for artist 50px  Ugly Triple-decker Cake with candles 50x50 icon Bad Piggies 2dk Cake with candles 50x50 icon Rainbow cake 3 50px Rainbow cake 2 50pxOrange White Cake with candles 50x50 icon White Cream Cake with candles 50x50 icon Dark Chocolate Cake Type 1 with candles 50x50 icon Bad Piggies Double-decker Cake Type 2 50x50 icon  Strawberry Cream Cake with candles 50x50 icon Double Colours Cake with candles 50x50 icon Deep Autumn Cake with candles 50x50 icon Dark Chocolate Cake Type 3 with candles 50x50 icon Gift Box Cake with candles 50x50 icon A Piece of Ube Cake 50x50 icon Dark Chocolate Cake Type 4 with candles 50x50 icon Rainbow Cream Wedding Cake 50x50 icon Spring Cake Type 1 2DK 50x50 icon Rainbow Cake Tower 50x50 icon Jerusalem Cross Cake with candles 50x50 icon Chocolate Cream Swiss Roll 50x50 iconMint Cake Type 3 50x50 icon Taichi Cake 50x50 icon Cake Icon 4, Frosting Pandan Cake (2 Layers) with candles 50x50 icon  piece of cake M and Ms 50px Happy Birthday cake 11 50px Happy Birthday cake 7 50px Happy Birthday cake 4 50px Cake Icon 5, Banana and Chocolate Geometry Chocolate Cake Type 3 50x50 iconGeometry Chocolate Cake Type 4 50x50 icon  Geometry Chocolate Cake Type 2 50x50 iconBanana Chocolate Cake with candles 50x50 icon Chocolate Swiss Roll 50x50 icon  Cake with berries 50px  Minecraft cake (Pixel art) Rainbow Cake Tower 50x50 icon Purple Crystal Cake? Blueberry Cake type 8 with candles 50x50 icon 3 Layers Birthday Cake with Candles 50x50 icon Rainbow Cream Cake with candles 50x50 icon Pink bouncing cake Lavender Flower Cake Fancy Cake 50x50 icon Cake For Artists with candle 50x50 icon Bow cake Macaron Cake with candles 50x50 icon Bad Piggies SC Cake with candles 50x50 icon  Purple Yellow Cake with candles 50x50 icon Tower Cake 50x50 icon Raspberry Cake with candles 50x50 icon Refreshing Cake with candles 50x50 icon Sundae Ice cream
Salem-the-Psychic Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018
Happy Birthday Brunk
Kitsunos Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!
Andrew1937 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday!!! Have your cake and eat it too Cake Fancy Cake 50x50 icon Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
Legodecalsmaker961 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018  Student Artist
Happy Birthday
Shade2800 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
Hope you have yourself a Happy Birthday!
PunchieTheNeko Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018  Student Artist
:3 Happy birthday!
rbskullhead Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018
happy birthday
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