LEGO Flowers for Max

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I was asked on Monday if I could create a model for the family of a very special little boy named Maxwell Harris who would have turned 10 tomorrow. Unfortunately Max passed away last week after a boating accident.

Max loved LEGO bricks. It was his favorite toy. On their family blog Harris Beach Bums it says “A holiday would not be a holiday without Legos.”

Max’s aunt Ashley asked me to create a bouquet of flowers as a gift for the family.
LEGO Flowers for Max 1

Ashley said this about Max:

His true love was legos. He probably would have grown up to be an artist such as yourself. He owned almost every set of legos and could create the most fabulous pieces of art

Flower Closeup 1

My heart goes out to the Harris family in their time of loss.

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6 Responses to “LEGO Flowers for Max”

  1. Richard Sammartino Says:

    RIP Max.

    Would it be possible to get some photos of Max’s Lego art to post here?

  2. Jes Says:

    Can you tell me how you made the vase?

    • Mariann Asanuma Says:

      Jes,

      I made the vase buy drawing the design out in Brick Paper first. It was tricky to build because only 1×2 plates and bricks in clear are readily available. The vase would not be water tight however, even if glued because there are too many cracks between the bricks.

  3. Would brick roses smell as sweet? « Modelbuildingsecrets's Weblog Says:

    […] yellow rosebuds are the same as the roses I created for Max Harris last year only in a different […]

  4. John o Driscoll Says:

    Hey that is a lovely story and the flowers look amazing I was wondering if u could drop me an email as I want to make the same for someone and the tips would really be great

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