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A LEGO Master Builder Made A Cool Serena Williams Model

Veronica Watson, Lego master model builder at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, is an artist you should be keeping your eye on.

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This is Veronica Watson. She's a 23-year-old artist, and she's turned her childhood love of Lego building into an art form.

And more and more people are learning about Watson's talent. Earlier this year, she was profiled in the New York Times.
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester / Via youtube.com

And more and more people are learning about Watson's talent. Earlier this year, she was profiled in the New York Times.

Watson's most recent art piece is a tribute to the most talked about name in tennis right now: Serena Williams.

As you may recall, Williams is in New York City, gearing up for the U.S. Open. If she wins the tournament, this will be her first calendar Grand Slam.
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As you may recall, Williams is in New York City, gearing up for the U.S. Open. If she wins the tournament, this will be her first calendar Grand Slam.

Watson likes to find interesting and exciting things in the news and use them as inspiration for her next Lego build, which is how she came up with the idea to do a figure of Williams.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

"It took me about three hours in total to design and build Serena," Watson told BuzzFeed.

Watson commented on Serena's dominance in the field of tennis, saying she admired her "work ethic, her passion for the sport, and her continued drive to be the best that she can be."

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

Last week, the actual U.S. Open trophy was at LegoLand Discovery Center Westchester, and that allowed Watson to create a Lego build, and it looks pretty great.

As far as what she'll create next, Watson isn't sure. Although, it may be related to Star Wars as we get nearer to the release of the seventh film in that franchise.

The Serena Williams and U.S. Open trophy Lego models will be on permanent display in the Cool Creations gallery at LegoLand Discovery Center in Yonkers, New York. The U.S. Open begins next week from Aug. 31 until Sept. 13.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

The Serena Williams and U.S. Open trophy Lego models will be on permanent display in the Cool Creations gallery at LegoLand Discovery Center in Yonkers, New York. The U.S. Open begins next week from Aug. 31 until Sept. 13.

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