What are your favourite types of models to build? Where do you do your building?
Aaron: I love to build all sorts of things, from fantasy creatures to famous characters, from architectural replicas to collections of minifigures… whatever strikes my fancy, really. I build from a home studio in my apartment, complete with industrial shelves for my parts, an electric standing desk, and lots of meticulously-sorted elements. It’s my happy place.
purchases happen through BrickLink, so I guess I’d say parts. If I buy a set, it’s usually for its useful pieces more than the finished model it produces. I’ll always build a new set when I get it—it’s fun, and a learning experience to get in the mind of another designer — but then usually scrap it afterwards. Some of the only sets spared this treatment are my modular buildings.
Do you have any other creative hobbies?
Aaron: I went to school for musical theatre actually, but that passion of mine has taken a definite backseat to my
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