With just under a month until the April 24 launch date of the Apple Watch, internationally renowned Nanoblock artist Christopher Tan has re-created the Apple Watch in block form in anticipation of the wearable's release next month.

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As Tan notes, the sculpture is a 2.6x scale model of the 42mm Apple Watch created from over 800 pieces of Nanoblock, which is a popular building block product in Japan, akin to LEGO. Tan says he's "been a long-time Apple fan" and is "eagerly anticipating the Apple Watch."

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Tan has been creating Apple-related Nanoblock structures for a while now, last year debuting a 2,000-piece structure of the Fifth Avenue Apple Store, complete with the iconic glass cube entrance and descending spiral staircase. Tan's creations have earned him spreads in magazines and even award recognition in the Nanoblock company's own spotlight of the best creations and creators using the product.

Check out the rest of Tan's Nanoblock creations on his blog.

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Top Rated Comments

surfingarbo Avatar
98 months ago
LEGO, not LEGOs! :)

(sorry)
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hortod1 Avatar
98 months ago
Requires a nanoblock iPhone to really appreciate.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheRealTVGuy Avatar
98 months ago
Damn Japanese knock-offs! Not even LEGO is safe anymore.

When will it end?!!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mousse Avatar
98 months ago
The bar's pretty low if that's what counts as art.

At least his works looks like something, not like the Rothko that sold for $86Million a few years back.



$86Million for this?:confused::confused::confused:
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mkeeley Avatar
98 months ago
The bar's pretty low if that's what counts as art.
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AbblePC Avatar
98 months ago
The song "Too Much Time On My Hands" by Styx comes to mind :cool:
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