LEGO Mosaics

The Great Wave Off Kanagawa Lego Mosaic
Steve Jobs Lego Mosaic
Walter White Lego Mosaic
Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky, and Prokofiev Lego Mosaic

About Mosaics

There are two variants of LEGO mosaics:

  • The bricks are stacked sideways (like a brick wall)
  • The pegs of the bricks face upwards (traditional)

In general, the sideways variant will appear smoother and more detailed with the use of plate pieces (1/3 the height of a brick), but complicates the pixel ratio—the side of a brick is not 1:1. I've always found this graphic helpful:

The traditional form is restricted to squares, but it's easier to translate an image with square pixels.