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About Digital Art / Professional Member Julius von Brunk29/Male/United States Group :iconsuper-mario-cartoons: Super-Mario-Cartoons
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Metal Gods by VonBrunk
Metal Gods
On Thursday October 9th as an early birthday gift, I went to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to see the Metal Gods themselves… JUDAS PRIEST!! Here’s a diorama I recently built and photographed: I made a few prints of these on photo paper with the intention of getting them signed by the band, but alas, I of course never ran into them. I did, however get a corporate luxury box rather than the general seating area.

Two things turn 30 this year: “Defenders of the Faith” by Priest, and Baron von Brunk.

Electronic LEGO Super Mario Invincibility Starmen by VonBrunk
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Invincibility Starmen
DIY Tutorial - Video Demonstration

Tapping the small button on the back of the head causes the eyes to blink in sync with a tone melody version of the Super Mario invincibility theme, with each musical note assigned to a specific frequency generated by Arduino tone library. The rainbow model’s eyes, however, cycle through multi colors and play the Super Mario Bros. 3 “Coin Heaven” music (song by Koji Kondo).

Technical specs per model: ~300 LEGO pieces, 6 Volts DC (2x 3V CR2032 coin cells), two LEDs (white straw hat; RGB color-changing for rainbow version), sound: piezo speaker, microcontroller: Amtel ATtiny85 programmed with Arduino Uno.


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Julius von Brunk
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
This is the official deviantART page of Baron Julius 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 video game 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 for a sports promotion company in Long Island, and does freelance graphics for consumer electronics. Aside from being an overall quirky action figure aficionado and mutton chop extraordinaire, Julius is also a freelance burlesque promoter who aims to please the nerd girls of the scene! Join Baron von Brunk in all of his creative endeavors – from custom LEGO brick models to illustrations, paintings, and even promotional material for upcoming NYC events!

Alright, 3rd-person spiel aside. . .

I also own a minifridge. I'm a tall, reclusive, curly-haired, bearded, pale-skinned, mixed-ethnic, bespectacled 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 sideburns:

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
  • Mood: Horny
  • 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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PixelCollie Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch :D I really appreciate it ^-^
Lolicandy Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
Thank you for the watch :hug:
I really love your work :D
xXTyeDyeXx Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the watch!
I love your lego creations! Brings me back to my early childhood. :)
zoklock Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you so much for the watch! ;v; <3 i really appreciate it!
Dragonstar78 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
Holy schlock dude, I remember seeing some of your Lego creations featured in issues of Nintendo Power. Didn't realize you had a DA page.
TheOrcCorp Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for the watch! :D
Brutechieftan Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Student General Artist
All Hail the Brick King (or one of them at least)  *bowdown* You sir have done some truly epic brick work. Have a free round :beer: ;)
mizueyes777 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch. You have creative and inspiring ideas when it comes to legos. Brings the kid out in people.
Salem-the-Psychic Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013
Happy birthday, now go kick some badguys in the dick!! With a hammer!
MetalShadowOverlord Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013
Happy Birthday! :D
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