Following his hunter's tent, today Gabriel Thomson (qi_tah on Flickr) has a vastly different build using the same technique with the Plate, Modified 6 x 6 Hexagonal with Pin Hole (Design ID 27255) from LEGO® NEXO KNIGHTS™.
My second pentagon-based build is a weed-encrusted giant clam, hiding a golden pearl in its centre. (Click to enlarge.)
I was interested to see if I could convincingly line the interior of the shape this time, rather than the exterior.
4740) on the inside and a 1x1 round plate with open stud (Design ID 85861) on the outside.
I enjoyed both of these builds very much, seeing how far I could stretch the part away from its natural connotations with sci-fi creations. Disguising and changing the texture of the element to suggest something other than metal was an interesting challenge, but its shape felt like a natural fit for more organic structures. I would dearly love to see this part in more earthy colours such as Reddish Brown or Dark Tan.
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