Happy New Year! Early 2014 Aarontheboy.com will be changing to the new Legendary Weapons of LA! I will still be offering the same services such as web design, motion graphics, illustration, and animation. However, I’m hoping this will become a venue where I can collaborate with other creatives on various fun projects and experiments… as
I revisited and completely redid my drawing of Cheng Pei-Pei as Golden Swallow from the classic kung-fu flick “Come Drink with Me.” Hopefully will be bringing some of my designs to t-shirts soon.
Congratulations to my sister Aliese Andersen for graduating at PAFA with an MFA in Fine Art. You can check out her impressive portfolio here.
A drawing I did based on the movie Tai Chi Hero of the character played by one of my favorite all-time HK stars, Yuen Biao. It’s a sweet kung-fu flick in the vein of Scott Pilgrim and Kung Fu Hustle.
I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to do another video for Phase One Foundation for this year’s Gala. It’s a project I very much enjoy doing and it’s for a great cause. You can see it here.
I have a great love of Kung-fu movies. Here are a few tribute sketches based on some of my favorite characters.
Normally I don’t espouse Photoshop tools since everyone has their own tastes, however these Photoshop brushes instantly became my favorites once I discovered them. These are great high-quality grunge brushes with a huge variety of textures, perfect for adding subtle distressed effects. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do.