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Now You Can 3D Print a LEGO Head That Looks Just Like You

Fans of LEGO can now be “part” of the action in a new and exciting way–through Minifigures made in your likeness. The shop Funky 3D Faces produces custom LEGO heads using full-color 3D printing, resulting in life-like figurines that are almost uncanny. Instead of being an unhealthy shade of yellow, however, you’ll have a face and hairstyle similar to your own.

Commissioning a LEGO head is simpler than you might think: to begin, send the company two photographs of your face–one from the front and another from the side–and they’ll convert them into three dimensions. Then, using hi-tech printers, they form the heads in sandstone, which are about half an inch tall and fit on a standard Minifigure body.

The company only sells funky faces–LEGO bodies aren’t included, but it gives you the chance to find the perfect outfit before your head arrives. They are now available to order online via Etsy.

Funky 3D Faces: Website | Facebook | Etsy
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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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