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It refers to building items at a much smaller scale than the usual "mini-fig" scale. For example the "Micro" Star Destroyer: 4492 Mini Star Destroyer Edit to add: Officially however, when bought as a set they are usually referred to as "Mini-scale".


The 1x1x2/3 slopes would be ideal for making waves, etc.: and or the 1x2 options. Along with some blue tiles you could make some great waves: Obviously, if you don't want them breaking, keep the white fronts blue. Also, if you have some Navy blue tiles you can create currents of colder water - if you've ever watched large bodies of water you'll ...


Microscale is not just a technique, it's an artform: blog explaining it and a few showcases a very nice example


Here is my attempt on a 6x6 plate. I built only one wall for the image clarity, but maybe you'd prefer one opposite wall as well. If you don't have the tile with the pillow, replace it with a 1 x 2 slope or something. Construction details if it's not clear enough:


Here is my first take on a graveyard. The graves aren't too great, as the fence is what I wanted to show all along. In case it's not obvious, it's attached to a Brick 1 x 1 with Stud on One Side and then it's jumper-plate-jumper-plate-tile. Unfortunately, that doesn't actually work1 (that's one of the drawbacks of LDraw modeling, it won't tell you) So if ...


I went with the following set up - note that as the microfig is two bricks high, that means it's actually three studs long: Castle Bedroom with bedside candle Castle Bedroom with bedside candle (LDraw)


Here is David Lee using transparent bricks to create nice waves Here is Mark of Falworth using another technique involving loose bricks of different colors.

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