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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Test Yourself | Making Art With Lego Bricks

Photo: Michael Gonchar
Michael Gonchar writes, "Below, several paragraphs from a June 26 article, “A Legoland Builder Turns Her Childhood Hobby Into an Adult Art Form.”"

Photo: New York Times (blog)

Can you choose the best word for each blank?

When you’re finished, you’ll find a link to the original article.

1 Pablo Picasso’s birthday was coming up and Veronica Watson wanted to celebrate. She was standing in her workshop at the Legoland Discovery Center in Yonkers last October, where she serves as the master model builder, and was _________ online through the artist’s paintings.   

2 She settled on “Guernica,” since she thought the antiwar mural would look cool in Lego. She found a picture of the painting and, working from the upper left corner, began to _________ it — brick by brick.

“I’d do a little bit, walk away, come back, look at it, and then add to it,” Ms. Watson said.

Read the entire article

Source: New York Times (blog)