Lego Ship in a Bottle

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April 5 2011 9:41 AM

Lego Ship in a Bottle

With its stop-motion aesthetics and chirpy, vintage soundtrack, this video seems like it could be an outtake from an unmade Wes Anderson film , but it's actually a very cool amateur art project. Julia Morley spent three days building a Lego ship inside a rotgut wine jug, filming the entire process (which took a week of planning) and then speeding up the footage to produce this charming clip:

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My personal takeaway: I need more impressive hobbies.

If the sound of Donovan's hippie bounce (and strangely accented singing) starts to irk you as it apparently has lots of other viewers you can watch a silent version of the video here .

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