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5:43pm July 28, 2014

buttlicked:

Damn this spot the difference is so hard :-/

5:16pm July 27, 2014

I’m in Mallorca r/n, and I’ve gone and gotten fucking sunburned on my upper body and face. again. for like, the third time this summer.

7:03pm July 26, 2014

We live in a society that’s sexist in ways it doesn’t understand. One of the consequences is that men are extremely sensitive to being criticized by women. I think it threatens them in a very primal way, and male privilege makes them feel free to lash out.

This is why women are socialized to carefully dance around these issues, disagreeing with men in an extremely gentle manner. Not because women are nicer creatures than men. But because our very survival can depend on it.

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No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry

The whole article sadly hits very close to home.

(via rosalarian)

7:03pm July 26, 2014

An Infinite List of Beautiful Collections -  Zuhair Murad Pre-Fall 2014 (part 2)

6:56pm July 26, 2014

transwomanism:

Gender, Sex, Biology & Trans Women

Many of us understand sex and gender as categorically separate when envisioning trans women. How do we enforce transmisogyny through biological essentialist views of what we define as “sex” when imagining trans women? This storify examines how we enforce physical & ontological gender violence through non-consensual cisnormative separations of sex and gender. Sex is very much a gendered concept with its own colonial and violent baggage.

Note: This is a partial storify. Read the full version here

https://storify.com/TGirlInterruptd/gender-sex-biology-and-transwomen 

6:53pm July 26, 2014

allisonscrown:

"where’s my christian grey????” hopefully locked up in prison

6:49pm July 26, 2014

carpeumbra:

kittengrin:

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carpeumbra:

kittengrin:

carpeumbra:

Fifty Shades of Domestic Abuse

50 Shades of Damaging Stereotypes 

Fifty Shades of Wanna Guess How Many People Will Be Hospitalized Due To Flesh Wounds From Improper Knots After The Movie?

50 Shades of Glorified Abuse

50 Shades of Kidney Damage from Incompetent Crop Use

Fifty Shades of Pathological Violence Due To Past Trauma Isn’t Kink

6:07pm July 25, 2014

if you ever feel sad for no reason, try listening to queen’s “don’t stop me now” and do a little jigging with your arms and legs, just dance for yourself. just do it.

5:47pm July 25, 2014

10 typical perspective errors

electricalice:

Drawing perspective is considered one of the hardest things in art, except the mistakes usually done are pretty much always the same and can be avoided with a little care.

1. Lines not reaching the vanishing point

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Well this is pretty simple to avoid but it’s the most common mistake. It’s probably due to either carelessness or really not having understood the basic of perspective. I encourage you to go back and find some basic tutorial for this.

Anyway, be ALWAYS careful about where to ‘send’ your lines, they NEED to go towards the correct vanishing point or it will just look awkward. Double check if necessary.

And always, ALWAYS use a ruler.

If your style requires lines that are a bit less geometrical (as mine do, I have a style of inking that’s sketchy so ‘perfect’ lines drawn with a ruler usually don’t fit well in the picture) use a ruler anyway for the pencils and then ink later by freehand. At least you’ll have correct guidelines underneath.

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For traditional drawing be sure you have a ruler and be sure to use it for each one of your lines.

Modern drawing software will help you a lot with this if you draw directly on computer: painting software such as Clip Studio Paint or Manga Studio 4EX or 5 have perspective tools that will automatically snap your lines towards the vanishing point.

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it’s quite a long tutorial, you’ll find the rest under the Read More or you can download the pdf file here

Read More

12:15pm July 25, 2014

resiviteten:

Why is it native English speakers will ignore umlaud like y’all will be reading German alrighty with the r’s and everything but you’re still gonna pronounce ü as oo what the hell