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Journal Entry: Wed May 27, 2015, 5:10 PM


IMPORTANT EDIT:
If someone said "Kill yourself" once, that does not make them instantly a criminal. This would work only if they have been constantly harassing someone or you. Don't throw the law in there because someone said something mean once. And don't say anything mean back, as you don't want to stoop down to their level. I only want to help people, I don't want to start arguments. Please, don't take one thing too seriously unless they have been actually harassing you.

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I will be filling this Journal up with proof now and then. Please if you do spread this around, link back to this original journal, cuz it will have more and more proof.


Fun fact:

If you tell someone to kill themselves it's considered encouraging suicide and you can get a fine of $25,000 and 10+ years in prison. If they actually do commit you can be charged with manslaughter which is life in prison and probably a death sentence if you've done it to more than 5 people.
So really stop being an asshole.


Edit (5/27/2015): I have proof


"Michelle Carter, now 18, is charged as a youthful offender since she was 17 at the time of Roy's death, but she could still face punishment as an adult - up to 20 years - if convicted. She is currently free on $2,500 bond."

Yes, she did tell someone over text to kill themselves. Then proceeded to harass a man with a mental disability to do it. He did kill themselves, and she's being charged now.

More things about this issue, adds video from the news:


"Carter was arraigned on the indictment on February 6 in New Bedford Juvenile Court, released on $2,500 bail and told not to use social media, according to Miliote."

The only thing that doesn't make me hate her guts is that she raised $2,300 for heath awareness in memory of Roy. You could see that she hated what she did. But that was probably because she has so much media hit on her.

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"While a person who has completed suicide is beyond the reach of the law, there can still be legal consequences in the cases of treatment of the corpse or the fate of the person's property or family members. The associated matters of assisting a suicide and attempting suicide have also been dealt with by the laws of some jurisdictions."

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Melchert-Dinkel was convicted last year in the suicides of both an 18-year old woman who jumped into a frozen river, and a 32-year old man who hanged himself. And while he's confessed to acting irresponsibly, he's also argued that what he did was legal.
The judges, however, disagreed: "Melchert-Dinkel hunted victims of mental illness who stood precariously on the edge of death. Then, behind a fictitious identity...he pushed."
Melchert-Dinkel was sentenced to more than six years in prison, but can avoid a full term by following parole orders.

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Appreciation Edit (5/27/2015): I'm actually beginning to cry I'm so happy, you guys are amazing! I made this so I could help people not get hurt anymore and prevent more deaths from happening..I thought this would get like 1 or 2 people to go and spread it and it would just stop but it didn't and I'M SO HAPPY I'M SORRY I GET VERY HAPPY ABOUT THIS KIND OF STUFF!!!

Also, I made it centered because this is probably easier to see now.


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Photo Manipulation Week

    By DA's definition, a photo manipulation is a combination of at least two photos to create a whole new image. Often time, photo manipulations can contain 5, 10, 15 or more photos. All of which may come from different sources, meaning different lighting, perspective, color, and quality. The list goes on and on!

    Stitching all these photos together to make one cohesive composite can seem intimidating, forcing beginners to limit their visions to simple composts the contain just a few images max.

    While a photo manipulation shouldn't be judged on how many different images it took to create it (If all you need it 2 images then only use 2 images!), don't limit yourself out of fear of complexity! Let's cover some of the common issues we all run into.

Judgement by theSong


Forced Perspective


    Forced or inconsistent/odd perspective can actually be done on purpose! Especially in pieces try to give the feeling of distortion, or in surreal works. With that being said, it is usefully pretty obvious when it was done intentionally and when it was done as a mistake. 

The Problem:
When it comes to wonky perspective, the problem lays with the ingredients. AKA your stock choices. While stock's perspectives don't have to match up perfectly, and Photoshop gives you a few tools to help fix perspective problems, forcing a model who was clearly shot with a downward point of view onto a background that was shot at eye level is going to give you some problems. 

The Fix: 
Be smart about your stock choices! It's really that simple. A good 40% of a photo manipulators work goes to finding stock. It can take hours. And hours. ....And hours. No one is saying it will be fun!

V: The Void by ErikShoemaker

Inconsistent Lighting


    This is one of the most common issues even the most seasoned artist have. Unless you are working with images you shot yourself, all with the same lighting, chances are you are going to be dealing with images of all types of lighting.

The Problem:
You don't really understand what light is and how it works. Sure, you see it literally every day...in fact you kinda need it in order to see. But you don't REALLY understand what it is, and why it does what it does. You know that if light is coming from the left then the left side will be white and brighter, the right side will be darker, and there will be a big blob of a black shadow on the floor. 

Expect look around you, I bet you see no big blob-y shadows. Not a one. 

The Fix: 
Learn how light actually works! Light interacts with everything in a very particular and individual way. And thus, the shadows from the objects that the light is interacting with are just as unique. 

  • Observe the world around you very closely. Pay attention to light and shadows.  
  • Instead of photo manipulation tutorials, look up digital painting tutorials and lighting studies. 
  • Be patent, practice and never settle! Do it over and over until you nail that lighting!

Remember light and shadows effect color (meaning they are most likely not white and black, unless the they are the colors they are interacting with). If a shadow is being cast on Caucasian skin use a dark reddish brown. If the shadow then extends onto the models blue shirt, use a dark blue color. Not black. Your best bet is finding and eye dropping the color of already existing (darkest) shadows on your object/model. That will give you a good starting color. 

If you are using Photoshop, the layer modes "Multiply" and "Soft light" will be more useful than "Overlay".

MORGANA's CHAMBER by SHUME-1


Overall Mismatched Color


    Again you are working with photos taken in different environments. A Model on a blue backdrop. A background with a lot of green. A photo of a dog taken during the late evening. A photo of a bird taken on a blue sunny say.  

The Problem:
You don't understand a damn thing about color theory. Colors do not have to be all the same (in fact, they probably shouldn't be!), they should however compliment each other. Lack of color, or complimented color will make a piece feel either flat, muddy or confusing. Or all three!

The Fix:
Study color theory! I know, obvious right? But many of us don't go out and LEARN we simply kind of ...wing it. Which is also great, but there should be a bit of both. Again, seek out digital painting tutorials that focus on color. Learn how to use complimentary colors, and how to use color not only as a way to tie a scene together, but as a way to convey mood and feeling and also as a way to give context (like time of day) to a piece

At the top of all my .PSD files I have a "Color Correction" folder. It holds all my layers (mostly adjustment layers) that determines the majority of the overall color of the piece I am working on.

French dessert by cornacchia-art The Whole Universe Surrenders by MikkoLagerstedt

No Compromise!


    Working with a medium the starts as several other mediums can be frustrating. We all have a specific image in our head that we want to create. Finding the perfect stock, and then having to force that perfect stock to fit in with all your other perfect stock can be....frustrating. 

    Don't comprise your vision because things get messy! Just like in a hunk of clay, or in a box of paints, in that pile of unedited stock, random textures and brushes, and countless layers there is something fantastic. You just need to combines the pieces. 







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Okay so let me tell you a thing that some of you seem to not realize ((and I should state that this doesn't apply to things that happen in the non-virtual realm. I'm exclusively talking about stuff that happens online))
when a person recounts a bad situation that happened to them, you are getting only one side of a story
and I'm not saying all people do it, but A LOT OF PEOPLE see themselves as a victim regardless of what actually happened, and they will be emphasizing parts of the story that support that view. You're likely not hearing the essential parts of the story. Example: that dog BIT me I was just petting him!!! It needs to be put down! (not included in the story: this is a dog I have abused for years and it was snarling at me in warning but I went to pet it anyways) 

What I'm getting at is, even if what a person is saying SOUNDS bad, you need to take it with a grain of salt. If their accusations are harsh enough that you would actually take action against whatever they are talking about, you should ask for screenshots to decide for yourself if their claims hold any water. If they can't provide evidence to back up their claims, then it is 100% possible that they are lying to you or are wording things to make themselves look more like a victim to earn your support. 

This is especially important if the person telling the story wants you to do something against whatever it is they are talking about. Maybe you shouldn't go on a witch hunt against a person or group based on something some person said without showing any evidence to support their claims. If showing people screenshots of what went down changes their mind about supporting you, maybe you aren't as much as a victim as you think you are?? Something to consider, hmmm?

In most cases neither party is completely innocent. Would you really want to choose sides purely from which side of the story you heard first? IDK willful ignorance is pretty lazy and leads to bigotry really easily imo
I used to give a fuck
but
lately I have been giving up

this is something I don't like doing
this is a rant
because this has been bothering me for the past week or two

Alright, so-
fans.

fucking fans.

not dA fans
or Tumblr fans
or Twitter fans

YouTube Fans

so let me explain something first, if you are on here a lot and you interact with my art and you have more than just a YT account where you can easily get in touch with me the you are fine.

I will rant on these fans though.
I have had enough of the random fucking comments flying at me with this kind of bullshit smeared on it.

and I don't care if you fucking say "it's just hate, ignore it"

I can't.

You see when I get a comment like that I stare at it and I think too much into it.

Don't care if that sounds fucking stupid- let me finish.
or start.

I keep getting comments like
"why is there a long description? leave that on your Twitter!"
"you're not doing fnaf anymore? what a shame...you were so good at it, well better leave then :/ "
"animation? better look that up sweetie"
"glorified slideshows"
"good drawings, wouldn't call it an 'animation' though."
"I've seen Micheal Bay produce better shit than this."
"r u trying to be creepy?? You're so fake! :PPPP "
"yeah I am hating! Come at me!"

And I gotta say that I feel fine 

Molly and red wine


alright.
So what the fuck is your motive here??
let me dissect this. 

I post long Descriptions there because for the PEOPLE WHO ACTUALLY READ THEM it just has information on how long the "animation" took, and how I feel about it.
If there is IMPORTANT information like with the 100K video, with the P.O box and cons and shit- updates on how I have been.
they are an option, you don't have to read them.

I have completely left the fnaf fandom at this point. I was ALMOST done with the "Die in a Fire" animation as a little surprise for everyone who wanted it, get it off my shoulders and it was already half way done when I opened it up on movie maker.
ooooh but you hear that I am not doing fnaf shit anymore and you leave me. That's cool.
and I know most of you will say "they aren't real rejects"
they were. At one point they were. Since I am not giving them what they want they will leave and forget I even tried to help them see that being rejected in the first place was OKAY.

I'm not trying to be "creepy" do you see the way I draw? they're fucking chibis. I use pastels and fucking flower crowns. I draw "sp00ky" shit because I like it. Animatronics and OFF are fucking sp00ky man.
 
I KNOW IT'S NOT FUCKING ANIMATION.
I've called it "slideshows" since the fucking beginning.
I have never said it was an ACTUAL animation.

as for everything else, fuck it. You probably know why I am upset about that shit.

Got me singing, “it’s alright, man, 

It’s alright now.” 

I know I know there is going to be a lot of comments like "JUST IGNORE IT SKLR ITS OKAY"
no it's not.
It really isn't.
I start freaking out because I know I can't please everyone, I know this, don't say anything.
I know.
I know.

but it sits there in the back of my mind, in the tiniest corner of my brain and it whispers to me how fucking horrible I am at my job, how I don't deserve any of this, how I just fucking suck in general.

And, “is this really something we should fight about, man?” 

It’s been a month, how come I haven’t heard from you? 

Man, I don’t just do shit because you tell me too. 

Also, regarding that lyric right there. What's up with the demanding?
I DID tell you I was taking a break and that I am doing my own shit now right? 
I did didn't I?

it was probably in one of my updates you don't watch
or one of my GOD AWFUL LONG DESCRIPTIONS OOH GOD.
WHAT ATROCITY IS THIS?
A LONG WALL OF TEXT OF INFORMATION THAT I SHOULD READ?
BECAUSE SHE EVEN SAID "READ THE DESCRIPTION" IN HER TITLE???
BETTER NOT REAAAAAAAAD IT IT'S TOO LONG MAN.

I'm sorry that just
sounds really fucking stupid.

And it’s been a month how come I haven’t heard from you? 

Man, I don’t just do shit because you told me too. 

I know my YouTube fans (again I have explained it up top) are all fnaf fans.
I know.
but listen, I don't care what fucking fandom they came from, they are still my fucking rejects. They posted what was wrong with them and that its okay to be that way on my REJECTS video.

they are a reject.

"autistic part of YouTube"
"brain dead fnaf fans"
"fnaf fags"

HILARIOUS AND ORIGINAL

I got a gun in the car and scrambled eggs on a plate 

That I left by your beside, ‘cause I wanted to say, 

I have contemplated if I should just start all over again! Make a new YouTube, new dA
new identity. 
new everything. 

maybe a small handful of people might actually like my "glorified slideshows" without them being "autistic fnaf fags"
do you know how fucking shallow that sounds btw?
really shallow.

but hey, if that's your horrible opinion then you can just you know-
fuck off.

That I’m screwed if I don’t and I’m screwed if I do, so I’m going. 

So I’m going.

and you'll probably attack me for this because I have emotions of anger and depression.
you might attack me because I am "feeding you" 
go ahead attack me yo
I am just kinda

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Request [open]

Journal Entry: Wed May 27, 2015, 12:31 PM


 
Hiiii
Open request tonight
 I want to change my mind, between exams Q A Q

idk what I going to do so surprise maybe ...
want to try new thing but idk how to do it ^^"

So if u want just let ur Oc's ref in comment ~~

Good day ~~


A few things -- 

1. While I do appreciate that people want to help out in stressful situations with dArama and crap, please make sure the situation isn't resolved before you toss in your words; more so if they're caustic or heated.

2. I really cannot be held accountable for the actions my watchers make. I'm not their parent or guardian and many of them are old enough to make their own decisions on what is right and wrong. If they say something to you that either offends you or upsets you -- it's your responsibility to handle the situation. 
Do not come to me asking me to stop them from talking to you; more so if you keep replying. It's really not my job to fight other people's battles and while I try to be a mediator when things get too rowdy on my images, profile, or page(s) I'm not always around and therefore cannot always do this.

3. It takes me a while to read every note I get. A lot of them I get are spam or people asking for stuff, and rooting through them as well as comments takes a bit of time. I can't be online 24/7 to keep tabs on this stuff. If I don't reply right away calm down and realize I probably haven't seen your message yet. Please don't get made or upset that I haven't answered or assume I hate you or something... Seriously. If it's really important and I don't reply for a few days, send the note again as sometimes dA/Tumblr is a tit and doesn't send things when it says it did (it's happened a bunch of times to me over the years so...) 

4. (This goes with #2 but isn't exactly the same tune) Don't blame me for shit people say just because it was on my page/image. I'm not the type of person to rally people up to help being down a problematic situation unless it is literally impossible for me to do on my own. Other people are more than capable of reading anything on a public website where comments and such can be viewed by anyone. Just because they reply to you in a less than favourable manner does not mean I sent them to do so. Do not assume this, for the love of all that is putrid and vile -- it's rude and slightly obnoxious. 
People are individuals and as such they have their own views on things, and if it doesn't agree with your own and they share that view, it's at their own discretion. I don't 'send' people anywhere to do my bidding. I can do that myself, thank you. If they reply to stuff, that's their own purgative. 

4½. This also goes for critiques as well as people who comment about style copying or art theft on people's Deviations. Don't get mad at me if someone mentions this -- They have their own eyes and can make structured opinions by themselves. Just because they mention me doesn't mean I sent them. More so, don't come yelling and screaming at me about how I send a horde after you about style copying and stuff. 99.9% of the time I don't find these things out myself; people inform me of them. Thereafter I tend to handle the situation myself or vent to friends about it -- People who won't go gabbing about it, and if they do it's their own choice (not sanctioned by me either). 




I'm growing a bit annoyed with the amount of blame I get for what other people are doing. I'm not your parental unit nor is it my responsibility to ensure every single person behaves properly on my page(s). I'm not a moderator and while I will try to keep the peace as best I can, I cannot do it all the time. 
Handle your own situations and if you wish to dive in and try to hand your :twocents: in on someone else's problematic situations, be prepared to deal with the consequences of your actions. Even if they're not as rosy as you would have hoped. 
I'm stressed enough without having to have people coming at me blaming me for something someone said to them or about their artwork, not to mention the copious destructive nature based upon rejection -- AKA: pitching a fit because you can't use my artwork for what you want = reacting like an asshole and playing troll as your trump card. 

Have a sense of decorum and responsibility please? 
That is all. 

! Design Contest !
(will update often rip sorry!!) 

Hello!! I never really been able to host a design contest before, I am hoping with the help of a few friends and you guys can help make this a great time! Since I made some points with the new icons, I would like to sorta give back to the community by holding this contest!
I hope you're excited, because I sure am for some creative ideas to come along my way~!! LEt's get this character under way!
you're free to ask as many questions as you like!

Rules:

- Please try to use as many aspects of what I list of interest, 
but don't feel you're limited to only aesthetics. 
- You may enter as many times as you like
- if your entry doesn't win, I don't mind you selling it!
- Please post a link to your entry below!



Prizes:
1st place: 14,00 points + a piece from me & full body pixel fruitpacks + a fullbody chibi from aclassii
2nd place: 400 points + fullbody pixel fruitpacks + Pixel icon from gorepaws + full body pixel from Big-Egg-Roll 

3rd place: Piece of art from me & full body pixel fruitpacks + Bust from TheEraOfParanoia + full body anthro/feral SymetricallyUnstable
(if you'd like to donate a prize that'd mean a lot rip. thank-you if you do!!)

What i'm looking for:
- I prefer male/non gender characters over female since I'm not so great at doing female characters! BUT please you're able to make them female all you want! Really no limitations to identity!
- For things I like you should look up folk art, Aztec things, Nordic and Western stuff
Characters from here i dig
- I Really love Nature 
- Earth tones
- I prefer anthros but whatever is good!


DEAD LINE
 May 27th - June 30th 
(willing to extend deadline if need be)


Entires will be added here and i WILL not comment on them!
ENTRIES

You may include as many or as minimal of these aspects as you like I want you to feel creative just with maybe a theme or two. I really love unique things and simple characters are good too! Thank-you for reading and if you enter THANK-YOU SO MUCH!

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