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Thank you everyone who participated in the contest! It's certainly been a lot of fun for me, and I hope all you wonderful artists had fun with your entries, too! Now comes the hardest part of all... the judging. As each entry was submitted, I have been admiring them as separate pieces of art and not comparing them to pieces already entered. So I will be organising the entries into their themes, and will choose from there! Expect a new journal announcing the winners either tonight or no later than tomorrow night. Winners will then be contacted via note to choose their prize(s), so don't worry if you don't catch the journal! I have been so impressed with the entries, that I'm thinking of improving second place prizes and then adding a third place prize, too. Everything will be made clear in the winner announcement!

Raffle Winner announced! - Raffle is now closed.

The raffle ended last night. Thank you all for your participation, I truly appreciate it! The winning number was...
Raffle by Cheri-Bomb

17 - :iconnovclow: congratulations! I will be noting you about your prize shortly :heart: Good luck to everyone else entering the art contest - there's still 13 days left! You can still submit your entries on May 10th up until midnight.

My partner and I have decided to hold an art contest, in celebration of Valentine's month, with a sum prize of $210 via Paypal! Even if you can’t, or don’t want to, enter - you can still win $30!

The contest subject is simple: A piece of art that features both Cupid (from "Fairly Odd Parents") and Psyche (OC), matching one of the themes. References are below in the "Themes" section. We're accepting any and all art styles! You can draw, write, paint, whatever! If you choose to draw, you may do so in any style! Not great at drawing humanoids? No matter! We will be accepting MLP ponifications and animal representations too!

Submit to this dA account (preferably via note)

Let’s start with what everyone’s interested in: The Prize!

There are 3 themes in this contest, with the winner of each theme taking home $60. You can enter as many themes as you like - just one, or all of them! There is only one submission allowed per artist per theme, but there’s no limit to how many themes one artist can win, e.g. You could win two themes, and get $120 prize money. Or win one and come second in another and get $60 plus a drawing. That extra $30 I mentioned at the top? That’s a raffle prize! To enter the raffle, please read the rules section. Anyone can enter the raffle, whether you submit art or not!

The prizes have four conditions, so please read carefully!

    1. The prize money is sent through Paypal only. No other arrangements can be made.

    2. I have set it to USD because that’s what most people use. However, if you want your prize money in another currency, that’s no problem, I will send it as so. Bear in mind that the prize is set at 60 USD, though. So it will be converted as such. For example, if you want your money in Pound Sterling, you will not get £60, but the currency conversion of $60 (the currency converter I will be using is this one:

    3. I will be paying all Paypal fees! Your money will be sent as “gift”, so you get the full amount.

    4. Each theme will also have a silver medal. The prize for that is one drawing by myself. I can make it traditional or digital, and you can have up to two fully-coloured characters, transparent (no background). I will draw whatever you wish (but no NSFW), although I’m not great at humanoids. I will also follow/watch everyone who enters (once you submit at least one piece), and the winners will be featured across our dA/tumblr stuff, as well as my HTTYD website. There’s only one winner of the raffle, which is $30.

"I don't use Paypal! Can I get points/something else instead?"
I cannot send points, but I can exchange the prizes. If you prefer, first prize (instead of $60) will be a 2-year premium membership and a drawing. Second place is a drawing and cannot be exchanged. The raffle prize (instead of $30) will be either a drawing or a 1-year premium membership; your choice. If you have multiple wins, I'll combine your winning total and go from there.




  •  This is meant to be fun, and maybe a chance to practice your skills! So no harassment or insulting of anyone. 
  •  You don’t have to follow me/watch me to enter. To submit your art, first you must upload it to either DeviantArt, Dropbox or Tumblr. Then, link it to me. Once I’ve received it, I will give you confirmation that you’ve been entered. IF I HAVE NOT CONFIRMED IT WITH YOU, YOU HAVEN’T BEEN ENTERED. If you think I’ve missed your submission, don’t be shy about letting me know! All submissions are here, and if there some non-dA entries then I will upload them into another album. so people can see and possibly vote.
  •  Any kind of art may be submitted! I will not discriminate. You may use traditional or digital drawing, painting, pixel art, 3D, literature... Literally, anything! Literature caps at 2,000 words, though, for fairness.
  •  Everyone can send me one WIP, if they want to, if they want some advice on what may help them. Please send it privately to prevent your ideas being stolen. I will help you out with characterisation and references.
  •  Please note that none of the themes allow gore, violence or any kind of hate-act. For the intimate theme, please tread carefully. Porn/smut/explicit depictions are not allowed. Suggestive stuff is allowed, if it’s done tastefully and respectfully. I will judge each one individually. Please send me a WIP if you’re unsure.
  • RAFFLE - to enter the raffle, all you need to do is spread the word. Post a journal or something to Tumblr advertising my contest (you can copy/paste, reblog, or write your own, as long as it links to this master post). The Tumblr post you can reblog is here. Show me your post and I’ll give you a raffle number! Numbers are given in the order that you post. The winning number will be decided via



There are 3 themes. Art will be judged not on quality, but on emotion, creativity and characterisation. A very simple submission could win, if it was a unique idea and got the characters down well. I’m not looking for super flashy art necessarily. We have left them very vague to allow as much freedom as possible! If you submit your entry without specifying which theme it's for, then I'll automatically place it in the theme I think it's most suitable in.

You may depict them:

  •  In any style - FOP, anime/manga, your own, etc. It doesn’t need to be show accurate.
  •  As any creature. Them as fairies is a great way to go, but you’re not limited to it, as fairies can transform. They could be animals, MLP ponies, whatever! Just make sure they resemble themselves, this may help: 
  • With Psyche as male. Psyche is gender fluid, so either male or female Psyche is acceptable.


Cupid [There's like a billion here] - Just tab onto "Character" for his personality ref.

Lady Psyche: Psyche Ref Sheet by Cheri-Bomb Male Psyche(we don't have a ref of him in FOP-style yet): [Commission] Psyche by RuiTako, and Psyche's bio is here. It was quite lengthy, so I've taken out all information that isn't relevant to the themes.

Optional pony ref: [You don't have to stick to this!]

Pictures we’ve commissioned, if you need ideas: [Some here & some more here]


Theme 1 - Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is Cupid and Psyche’s anniversary. Use your art to depict either the day they met/early dates (the bio would help a lot here - Psyche was not a fairy then, so no wings!), their wedding, or just celebrating their anniversary/Valentine's Day.

Entries: 11

Theme 2 - Intimacy

The theme for cute, fluffy romance. Cuddling, flirting, dates, romantic gestures, etc. “Intimate” does not mean sex here thanks.

 Entries: 11

Theme 3 - Everyday Life

This is the “misc.” theme. Just have the pair enjoying their day-to-day life together, either at home or sharing in an activity. They’re friends as well as lovers, so this theme is more focused on their friendship rather than romance! 

Entries: 10

This journal may be updated!!

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Contest Has been canceled, but I am going to re-open it in like 24 hours to see if I can get entries! If you are still interested please note me so I can let you know when it is open again! -Thanks!!

Hey guys! My birthday is coming up (like in another 3 months lol) and I'm expecting to be alone againBear Emoji-33 (Sad) [V2](no joke)  But I just thought why not have another contest to cheer me up Yeah  Yeah, I'm just that weird! 


- Please fave and share this contest!! Also tag me in where you are sharing my contest. 
- No bases or tracing!
- Submit as many times as you want!
- Must be at least 2 characters in each entry (2 of my oc's or one of mine and one of your's)
- Backgrounds are not required, but do increase the chances of winning.
- Come up with new outfits if you wish :)
- In each entry, please tag me so I can see.

NOW For the OC's

Skye and Aiden 

Skye And Aiden3 by Schocko-chan  more examples can be found here!

Skye- She is 20 years old and has the power to control and manipulate ice. She extremely shy and keeps to herself.  She is alway afraid she will people close to her with her powers.
Aiden- Is 22 years old. is pretty much the complete opposite. He is more outgoing. 
Relationship- Aiden is considered Skye's Guardian (like in a romantic way). Whenever she tries to keep away from him, he always pulls her back in.

Roulette and Alex

.: Roulette a. A.K. :. by PinselTheExperiment
Roulette - She is 19 years old. She is aggressive, yet kind at the same time. A little rough around the edges, but is truly a sweet person
Alex (or A.K)- He is 20 years of age. He is very full of himself. Arrogant, cocky and a bit of a prankster. But like Roulette, is very sweet and kind hearted.
Relationship- Childhood friends that are now a little more intimate.

GamerGirl0608 Free Commission by cathykitcat
Cheshire- Age is unknown. He's playful and is always willing to help out others. He can be a bit childish at times, but always makes up for it by making people laugh.


Commission Sarah by SolKorra

Sarah- She is 19 years old. She is a very hardheaded waterbender. She always does what she is told and never talks back to anyone. But she always willing to go out of her way to help those in need before her orders!


Alice and Zeke

MyStyle (3) by GamerGirl0608Pastel Adopt 2  Werewolf Custom  By Yuni Kyun-d8k8 by GamerGirl0608<- (don't let the cuteness fool you lol)

New ref;Sketch Page: Alice and Zeke by Azuleum      Zeke wolf form ->On the Prowl by IgniteTheBlaize

Sorry only refes I have (for now)
Alice- Age 23 Human - She's shy but adventurous. Sweet as can be but can still be hot headed!
Zeke- Age 25 Werewolf - He's very hard-headed and stubborn. He can be pretty violent at times, but can still be very kind and caring 
Relationship- As a young child, Alice joined Zeke's family, or pact, when her parents died. She was only welcomed due to a promise between their families. Throughout the years, Alice and Zeke never truly got along. They mainly just butted heads. But they do have feelings for each other, but always afraid to show. (But there are a few places where they show it :3)

(may add more later depending on how much interest I get)

DEADLINE: June 20th!


1st Place
$10 or 800 points
3 month PM
Watch + Llama from me
Fullbody pencil + digital color from :iconsajophoe: EXAMPLE
cutout headshot from :iconcelestrai: example
Llama from :iconcelestrai:
5 faves of your art

2nd place
$5 or 400 points
1 month PM
Watch + Llama from me
A halfbody pencil + digital color from :iconsajophoe:
Llama from :iconcelestrai:
3 faves of your art

3rd place
100 points
Watch + Llama from me
A Portrait pencil + digital color from :iconsajophoe:
Llama from :iconcelestrai:
1 fave on your art

I may add or adjust prizes if I get alot of entries and/or someone help donate some prizes (like llamas, watches, points, or art)! If anyone is interested in donating or has any question about any characters, please note me!

Thanks guys and have fun!!
Let me know if you have any questions!!
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Hello lovelies! 

Just a quick update to announce that my new website is live! :) You can find all the usual artwork and a nice resource section listing all the tutorials, videos and time-lapses available to download.



Limited Edition Prints available here

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Iron's OC Contest [CLOSED]

Journal Entry: Wed Oct 15, 2014, 9:23 AM

Sorry, I will be checking tomorrow the entries because today is my Birthday and I will be going out for dinner to celebrate with my family.

Also I would like to compensate because I know most of you don't have the same time as me and some work or sleep.

So considering that I will just extend it a few hours to compensate and that you can have a bit more time to relax, have breakfast, eat, you know (?)

I leave here the new countdown so ignore the one below! 


Thank you all for the birthday wishes! 

I'm quite happy with the results of this contest so I would be maybe making another one soon! 

(But in a better time so you're all free of exams & stuff <3)






It's been a while since I've been announcing that I would do a Contest and now I've decided to do it.




Strawberry Bullet Point by Nutellalicious R U L E S: Strawberry Bullet Point by Nutellalicious

FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins You must do the Character as shown, don't change hairstyles, colors, boob size, etc... If not, your drawing won't count.
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins If you don't like or don't know how to draw big boobs, then pick another character with the size you like.
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins You may do as many entries as you wish, but you can only win one place of the three.
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins You can add your OC if you wish only if it's a friendly picture and not a couple one.
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins You can draw as many of my OC's in one drawing.
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins You can draw Ecchi, Hentai or Yuri between my Characters or any style. I don't mind.
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FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins You may change their clothes or clothes design as long as it's similar to their style of clothing and taste.
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FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins No Chibis please.
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins In the description of your entry you must add this Journal. Thank you.


FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins If you don't follow the Contest rules then you will be disqualified!! 
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins I would really appreciate if you promote my Contest, thank you.

Strawberry Bullet Point by Nutellalicious P R I Z E S: Strawberry Bullet Point by Nutellalicious

1st Place:

FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins 50 $
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins 1Fullbody + 1Headshot by gracefulTeratism 
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins 1Headshot by Dawn313pokemon 

2nd Place:

FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins 30 $
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins 1Fullbody by gracefulTeratism
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins 1Headshot by Dawn313pokemon  

3rd Place:

FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins 20$
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins 1Headshot by gracefulTeratism 

Special Prizes:

FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins Honorable Mention 1: 20$
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins Honorable Mention 2: 20$

Maybe a third will be added <3

- Currently Looking for donations -

 Strawberry Bullet Point by Nutellalicious J U D G I N G: Strawberry Bullet Point by Nutellalicious

FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins I will pick the finalist 10 entries I mostly like within:

- Originality
- Faithful to the Character
- Style
- Clean
- Little details

Even if you consider yourself the worst artist (That you're not) You can win within those aspects.

FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins They will be only 1 Judge. PatatoKill (Apart from me) that will pick the last 5-7 finalist.
FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins From there we will pick the Winner, we will not make a poll just in case the use of multiaccounts.


FREE TO USE: pink bullet by pixel-penguins The Contest will have a duration of 2 Months minimum.
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 Strawberry Bullet Point by Nutellalicious O C' s: Strawberry Bullet Point by Nutellalicious


Any doubts about any OC please ask!! I will gladly help <3

If you're interested just comment down below!!

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  • Mood: Adoration
  • Listening to: Unravel Ghoul
  • Reading: Deviantart
  • Watching: Anime
  • Playing: Spirit Stones
  • Eating: Ice Cream
  • Drinking: Milkshake
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  • Mood: Enjoying The Show
  • Listening to: Star Struck by 3OH!3 ft. Katy Pery
  • Reading: Hypothesis
  • Watching: Teen Titans Shorts (Youtube)
  • Playing: music
  • Eating: N/A
  • Drinking: N/A

Alright, so I'm totally experimenting on the airings on the TTS. I'm pretty sure that there's a pattern of when they're airing.
Don't get mad at me if I'm wrong, like I mentioned earlier, I'm just hypothesizing of when it airs.

Since the very first airing of the DC Nation on March 3... TTS didn't air till the next Saturday (3/10) along with Superman @ Japan.

There's a 3 weeks gap with the airings and hopefully it will stay that way since Superman @ Japan aired at the same time as TTS.
So far... 3/10 and 3/31

If I'm right... the next TTS airings will be on:
6/23 no airings on this day
7/14 no airings on this day
8/25 no airings on this day
9/15 no airings on this day
10/20no airings on this day
10/27no airings on this day
11/17no airings on this day
12/8no airings on this day
12/29no airings on this day

...and every 3rd Saturday after that...

I'm still testing it out, but hopefully this will help TT fans who set up their alarms at 10am on Saturdays :)

Here are the shows that have passed:

Preview #1: "Burp"…
Preview #2: "3D"…
3/10: "Wrong Belt"…
3/31: "Stream of Conscious"…
4/21: "Turn Back the Clock"…
5/12: "Blackfire's Babysitters"… Mother's Day special
6/2: "Cyborg the Lifeguard"…
6/9: "Taped Before Live Audience"… This was caught me off guard. This was a TT short that was shown last Saturday, but I was waiting for someone to post the link on youtube
7/2: "Burping Contest" Full short…
8/14: "Red X Unmasked"…
9/29: "Gamma Rays and You"…
10/6: "Language Lesson"/Raven's Date"…
11/10: "Titanimal Kingdom"…
11/15: "Groundhog Minute"…
11/17: "Kids Korner 4 Kids"…
12/1: "Apprentice Part 3"…
12/8: "Bad Dad"…
12/15: "Lightning Round"…
12/22: "Mayhem at First Sight"…


So after the 4/21 eps, there was a preview of "Teen Titanic" For 4/28. It's a new short show. And also after 4/21's short preview, TT will just be partnered with random shorts. Today was Elastic man instead of Superman @ Japan. Just hopefully they didn't change the pattern of when they'll show TTS

Here is the (MAD)Teen Titanic link:…

~~~~Update 6/8~~~~


Good News:
-Still has that kid-ish appropriate.
-Full half-hour shows!
Bad News( Changes. it depends if its good or bad in your view):
-The title will be: Teen Titans Go!
-Different drawing styles
-More focused on humor
-It's more of a filler episode as being teenagers during their free time
-Premieres in 2013.

~~~~Update 6/9~~~~

So a new TT short came out earlier! I just waited for the link to be posted on youtube (:
I put it with the other episodes listed above.
I'm not sure if it'll affect the pattern... but let's hope it doesn't ^^;

~~~~Update 6/15~~~~

Promo pic :3…

~~~~Update 7/6~~~~

Not related to DC Nation but an old special features video for Teen Titans as to how they came up with the voices :)…

~~~~Update 7/16~~~~

2013 Teen Titans Go! series pics…

~~~~Update 7/20~~~~

Teen Titans Go! Reboot news…

~~~~Update 7/29~~~~

Comicon Teen Titans Go! Interview…

~~~~Update 9/28~~~~

It's been a really long time since I've made a note on this. I haven't heard about anything about the TTS! shows in a long time (since CN was taken out of my DTV schedule). So I've been looking around for news on here, fb groups, youtube, etc. just to find out about it.
So good news, I found a note on the :iconteentitans: group and they posted this link of new upcoming TTS!

One is coming up tomorrow! "Gamma Rays and You" I'll be able to post the link soon when I receive notes of the link :'3
For now, here's a sneak peek trailer for the new upcoming DC Nation :)…

~~~~Update 9/29~~~~

Just for those who want to learn how to draw them :)…

~~~~Update 11/3/12~~~~

Got some awesome news from this note from :iconteentitans:
and here are some updates for those who didn't see it!

Anyways, here are two different pictures of the new 2013 Teen Titans Go! pictures.
The only difference in these two pictures is the way Beast Boy appears.

Here is how the 'new' BB looks (I personally prefer this one):
Here is how BB looked the first time we heard of TTG…

Also here's a new game of Teen Titans Go! posted on CN!…

It's actually fun. There is about 30 levels in this game before you reach the end. The ending is pretty ironic. But you gotta play it to get what I mean! :D
Happy playing for all you TT lovers :wave:

~~~~Update 11/4/12~~~~

I'm so freaking late. 8:12 "Starfire is a character that we're talking about for season 3."…


~~~~Update 11/10/12~~~~

New episode for TTS posted today on youtube. I found the link off of tumblr…

Anyways guys, I crossed off the every third saturday because it's no longer being tested. TTS had the most hits, I assume.
It appears that this may be the last video for the year, well until January of next year.

Tune in for more news next time! :D

~~~~Update 11/26/12~~~~

Didn't know I missed several episodes ago, but here they are updated! :)
I love that BBRae moment on "Groundhog Minute" short at 0:26 :)

~~~~Update 12/1/12~~~~

I can't even. SilkiexLarry moment. Had to laugh so hard xDD
But I could totally picture Robin acting like Larry to save Starfire xDDDD

~~~~Update 12/15/12~~~~

Cyborg's voice is temporarily replaced by someone else because he was (If I may assume) busy with his "The Last Push" debut.

~~~~Update 12/22/12~~~~

Seems like MotherxMumbo is now cannon. xD
Slade's cameo made my night.
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  • Mood: Amazed
  • Listening to: Demi Lovato- Here We Go Again
  • Reading: NEWS :3
  • Watching: N/A
  • Playing: N/A
  • Eating: N/A
  • Drinking: N/A
... It is not season 6.

There are good news and bad news (it depends on how you view it)

Good News:
-Still has that kid-ish appropriate.
-Full half-hour shows!
Bad News( Changes. it depends if its good or bad in your view):
-The title will be: Teen Titans Go!
-Different drawing styles
-More focused on humor
-It's more of a filler episode as being teenagers during their free time
-Premieres in 2013.

Found out where?

I'm glad they're back but I'm sorta scared on how it'll turn out. Hopefully it's still interesting, yes? :)
I'm just disappointed that there's no continuation to the last episode "Things Change"... and I'm not sure if Rob and Star will even have a relationship here! :/

But you know what..? I waited 7 years for this day to come, so whether it comes out good or bad, I'm still gonna watch and support the show.

Also updated on my other note:…
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Contest! (Cash/point prizes)*New prizes added*

Journal Entry: Fri Mar 6, 2015, 12:35 PM


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:bulletblue: Draw my Panda and Dzrtbtrfly15's Cat together. :bulletblue:
They can be doing anything, as long as they're together! They are a couple, so yes they can kiss, hug, etc.

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:bulletblue: Things to note :bulletblue:
Tiny Heart by socksyy Cat is tan! (not black, but tan! She is Native American/Korean)
Tiny Heart by socksyy Panda loves all things cute and frilly, but she doesn't really like wearing pink.
Tiny Heart by socksyy Cat is into punk style clothing, but she can dress cute too!
Tiny Heart by socksyy The color in their hair is optional. If it clashes with your art, you don't have to include it.
Tiny Heart by socksyy They both enjoy playing video games, reading, drawing; Cat loves coffee and tea, while Panda really enjoys sweets!
 Panda has very large breasts, while Cat has a big booty
 Art may be PG or mature ;)

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Teen Titans: Go! vs Teen Titans

Journal Entry: Thu Dec 20, 2012, 12:47 AM

Teen Titans: Go...? Teen Titans, Go!...?

For arguments sake, let's just call it TTG vs TT. Yeah. I'm sure you all knew I was referring to the new spin-off series of the original Teen Titans. Y'know. The one that everybody demanded then so turned out that that same group hates it? :D Anyway,  I thought I'd voice my opinion here and now since the only better thing I have to do right now is romance Alistair in Dragon Age: Origins. LOL. ONWARD!

:star:WARNING: Many bipolar moments, blunt opinions, swearing and off-track ramblings. You may leave if you wish not to read. That's RIGHT! 8D Free use of your own browser, who knew?!

Also, I bring up a couple of things in regards to animation, but I'm in no way a professional. I'm probably using the wrong terminology. LOL Oh, and I apologise in advance if any of my facts about DC Comics here are wrong/misleading or confusing. It's been a while, okay guys? D: Been busy assassinating things in the 1700s, drawing for money, romaning NPC's...LOOOL. ;___;

I thought it'd be fun to address a couple of things about it since I haven't really done so via journal, just in lengthy debates between people on some deviations. Teen Titans seems to have gotten lost among all the Young Justice I go on about and quite honestly, I like Teen Titans more, believe it or not. But not for the reasons you may assume.

No, I don't like it more because I think Teen Titans is so gosh darn action packed and bad-ass. I like it more because it's funny. LOL. Don't know if any of you have noticed by looking at my gallery, but I do prefer more light hearted themes over the darker ones. That's all Young Justice seems to dish out and it became very...cumbersome. Now that that's out of the way, onto the issues (if you really want to call them that, lol) about this new spin-off.

I always see two main arguments/complaints about TTG in comparison to TT.

1. TTG is a major let down! We wanted a season 6! I HATE IT AND WILL NEVER ACCEPT IT!
Translation: It's not season 6/has no apparent continuity and therefore shouldn't be given a chance. BECAUSE MY SHIP/S AREN'T IN IT!
Solution: Give it a FUCKING CHANCE. :|
2. The animation in TTG compared to TT is sooo terrible! I HATE IT!  
Translation: I don't like chaaange!

Solution: ...CHANCE IT.


In short? Your expectations were/are too high. But that'd make this too easy, and this journal too short. :iconohstopityouplz: Here's what I really think:

Okay. I'll admit it, I was...shocked to hear that they're renewing the show after it being cancelled for so long, which only shows it has/had a pretty huge fan base-- which I am part of. Not even kidding, I ran around all happy about it. :XD: However, I was also kind of...taken aback by the animation style, their designs and by the whole lack of continuity (BECAUSEYESMYSHIPAHHSHIT). But, ultimately, you can't really diss it, can you?

Here's the reasons I think why:

1. A new team is working on it (for the most part, I believe).
2. New plot (if you can call it that...), ergo a new take on the characters which is set in between the seasons aired.
3. What could you possibly hope they would go on with for season 6?
4. You're damn well lucky it's back at all. :stare:

Now, there's not a lot out about TTG yet, but what we've gotten from the limited sources is that it's going to be more comedy ba--


DDDDDD8< BACK! BACK, I SAY FANGIRL! :iconslapslapplz:

--SED. IT'S GOING TO BE COMEDY BASED. Which, in my opinion, is far better than trying to take a kids show in the other direction. Because yes, let's face it: Teen Titans was made to appeal to the kids.


Another thing I'll admit, I liked the 'serious stuff' in Teen Titans...when I was a kid. I was 11-12 when it came out and that's when I got the most enjoyment out of it. But, ultimately I think the humour is what carried it through and is what helped it keep its fan-base after so long. Because, think about it, you guys...

How many superhero shows do you see that bases itself around humour? Granted, a little dry at times, but overall? Good for a giggle. It had its pretty standard set-up with the main characters, too:

:bulletred:Robin: Token hot-headed leader with a chip on his shoulder and an unmentionable past.
:bulletorange:Starfire:Token sweetheart to said hot-headed leader that likes playing damsel in distress for him despite being able to hurl him through several walls with ease :B
:bulletpurple:Raven:Token misunderstood, shy gothic girl that prefers to be left alone.
:bulletgreen:Beast Boy: Token comedy relief kid with a child-like love for stupid things and video games. OH, wait. HE IS A KID! 8D
:bulletblue:Cyborg:Token secondary source of comedic relief, 'brother' to other team members, can be a bit of a hot-head and is also the eldest.

...:music: It's rainin' TOKENS! HALLELUJAH! :icondancenaoplz:

Oh, hey. Would'ya look at that. They all come from different cultural backgrounds. Huh.


Now, we all should know that already. Right? Right. I think the overall dynamic for the team was good, despite them not exactly being true to their comic counter-parts. But, whatever. It's a kids show, right? RIGHT. :iconyesmemeplz:

Actually, looking back now-- they really shouldn't have used the Teen Titans for the basis of a kids show at all. They could've made it more like The Justice League, instead. And replaced Teen Titans with another team you may or may not be familiar with... oh, say...Young Justice. The actual Young Justice team (from the comics). Not this obscure mash-up of Teen Titans/Young Justice/Justice League. :| BECAUSE, LET'S FACE IT: MOST OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS IN YOUNG JUSTICE (animated) ARE ESSENTIALLY TEEN TITANS/TITANS AT SOME POINT, ANYWAY. The histories of the individual members of the Teen Titans most people know aren't exactly kid-friendly, anyhow and were all taken down a notch or two to cater for kids.


Pretty princess Starfire? In the show, well, she said to be a 'prize' for the Gordanians? In the comics? Sex slave. Mmhm. :B Basically wears nothing.
Don't get me wrong, though. I still like her. Kind-of-sort-of. I like her in my head. LOL

You can look up the rest if you don't know or aren't aware.

Also, here's another thing. What's associated as the 'Teen Titans' now, isn't exactly right. It is, but it isn't. :B PREPARE TO BE AMAZED! 8D:… See: 'Original Incarnation'.

See? The original-original team consisted of: Robin, Speedy, Wonder Girl (Donna Troy, not Cassie Sandsmark A.K.A. the one from Young Justice), Aqualad and Kid Flash.

There was an original-original team before the one that was show-cased on the cartoon. :iconnowayowlplz:

The team you know of that was used on the show: Robin, Starfire, Beast Boy, Raven and Cyborg are from 'The New Teen Titans' by Marv Wolfman and George Perez.

So, Robin came before any of them, which is why he isn't highlighted. He was created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger way before any of this came about. I think in the 1940s? Not 100% on that and am too lazy to go and check. LOOKING GOOD FOR A 70 YEAR OLD, DICK. IF I DO SAY SO MAHSELF. :iconimallembarrassedplz:




Point is, how can anyone take the characters seriously? Honestly? They were all 'dumbed down' and made into a joke. Not necessarily a bad thing, but not exactly ideal either, right? Fun, but not anything that can be thought of as a show in the same league as...The Justice League. :iconwhatyoudidplz:  

:iconfanboyingplz::iconsaysplz: But the fight scenes were sooo cool! So badass and intense!!



I'd like to point out once more: As a kid, it served its purpose. I certainly can't animate and I drew them all the time a few years back. It was a great learning curve for me. But now? I'm sorry, I can't and never will take Teen Titans as a serious, gripping show.

I honestly felt that the writers didn't know what they wanted to do with the show as far as a flowing theme or genre went. I know that Glen Murakami's idea was to mix a Western and Eastern style of animation (i.e. comics [in this case] and anime) into one, but, they're just too different. They're two different styles for a reason, amirite?

While Anime is more stylised, most comic books (that I've seen/read/heard about) are made to be more anatomically correct and 'human looking', for lack of a better phrase. By all means it's of course possible to mix the two together into a single style-- but that style needs to have a consistency to it that works. You can't sort of favour one over the other. It was painfully clear that Teen Titans was more Eastern than Western. Which of course there's nothing wrong with anime, or people who like it. It's just...why didn't they go the full way into anime so it would be consistent? I guess that's my main beef with the animation in Teen Titans. Not consistent enough. The idea was there, the execution wasn't.

Other superhero shows like Justice League, The Batman, Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League: Unlimited and Young Justice all have a single style that's consistently used throughout the entire series.

Take Ben 10, for example. Murakami worked on that, and it didn't randomly jump to some ultra-stylised cut scene from a 'serious' looking one every two seconds. Starting to see where I'm coming from? Let me show you some stills from Teen Titans to elaborate my point further:

I'll use one episode as my example, one with (in my opinion) the best animation of the entire series: Sisters, from season 1, if I recall.
Incidentally, it's also what got me started on shipping RobStar. JUST SAYIN'.
So, here we have some pretty decent screencaps from the episode, the anatomy isn't perfect, but it's pretty good for the animation style and the best from the series overall.



Hm?! :iconragefaceplz:

Oh. :iconimhappyplz:

WOAH. WOAHWOAHWOAH. You're telling me, that people take this seriously? And let me tell you, this isn't all of it from the episode, but it's certainly there and it's certainly significantly less than what the rest of the series has. The transitions weren't even limited to say, when they're at home or having a laugh, no, they were also randomly thrown in when there was supposed to be an intense fighting scene going on. THE ONE PLACE THAT YOU (or, I, at least) DON'T WANT THAT KIND OF SHIT TO HAPPEN. AND THAT SAYS SOMETHING, DON'T YOU THINK?

You know what it says to me? The creators don't take the show itself seriously enough. How am I expected to? Want to know why they probably didn't take it seriously enough?

It's a kids show.

Now, I definitely can't criticise anyone for enjoying a kids show, or any cartoon, really. That's not what I'm trying to say, even if it comes off like that. Bottom line is, the people who think TTG is going to be a piece of assballs simply because it's 'taking away from the serious aspect' need a reality check. What kids show should be obligated to have a serious allure to it? None that I know of. But then, I feel like the creators tried midway when they discovered they had a wider range of an audience watching, but ultimately failed. Ask anyone that knows me personally, he or she will tell you I live by that shit. HAVE YOU SEEN MY JAMMIES AND FIGURINES?! 8D

While I understand the idea behind the transitions from 'normal' to 'chibi'/exaggerated expressions (to make it more light hearted, or perhaps convey the feelings more obviously to the children of the audience), but, seriously? Seriously. COME ON. I'm not saying Teen Titans couldn't be both serious and funny, but what I am saying that it's extremely hard to actually take it seriously with such a style of animation. Again it's the consistency. I might take it slightly more seriously if it were constantly the staple (whatever that may be, the quality kept declining and then spiking) animation style. Y'know, when they look 'normal'.


So, a thought just occurred. It's like they tried using the wonky/inconsistent animation style to help push along the comedy of the show. Which, quite honestly? Didn't really need it. As I said, some of the humour and jokes were corny/dry, but, come on...Superheroes making jokes (or trying to) is funny enough. :XD: Especially teenaged ones, at that. HA-HA...Puberty. 8,D

Now that I've covered the bases that are most pertinent to the 'issue' or fear of the new spin-off not having the 'serious qualities' of the old one, let's get back to TTG and-- OH WAIT. I SHOULD JUST STOP HERE BECAUSE LO AND BEHOLD, THEY'RE THE FUCKING SAME THING ONLY WITH A DIFFERENT STYLE OF ANIMATION.

...What? We still have time left? :iconokayfaceplz:.


ALRIGHT, SO. What we know about TTG thusfar:

1. Comedic/fun with more about what goes on with them living as roommates.

Before you get your panties in a bunch about the second point-- think about it. Look at the stills. There's so much more artistic freedom in 'morphing' the characters and it'll work. It won't look as...demented and it'll fit right in with the idea of making the show funny.  

First point there? Don't know about you guys, but when watching the show-- even as a kid, I wondered where Batman was, why Robin wouldn't take off his mask, why we never got to see them 'venture to the mall of shopping' and well, be themselves. You see them playing video games and whatnot, but you never see Dick, Garfield, Vic, Rachel and Kori (then again, when don't you see Kori in the comics? :iconwhatyoudidplz: BUTTHATSNOTMYPOINT) being themselves. The excuse for this was that kids may not understand them having secret identities. WAY TO UNDERESTIMATE MY GENERATION. :| I grew up watching Batman and Robin, FFS. (LOL Burt Ward, I love youuu. :iconwhatdoesitmeanplz:).



'Nosyarg Kcid' (Fractured), Raven all going into his head and using her dang-ass eyes on his which was CREEPY and seeing his parents falling to their deaths (Haunted) and the whole 'I ALREADY HAVE A FATHER *BATMAN FORESHADOWING*' (Apprentice Pt I)-- NOT GOOD ENOUGH. :iconangrydededeplz:
'My Stone!' (Deception)-- Great job, Cyborg. Use your real I.D. as a secret I.D...Hiding in plain site, I get it now! 8D Still... :stare:
'HFKJSDHFKJSHKORIAND'RX'HAL!' (Betrothed) -- .............



You know what? Beast Boy and Raven were the only ones that kind of sort of had some focus on their 'alter egos'. Even though Raven wasn't called Rachel or anything, she had a whole season about her/Trigon and you see her go to Azarath and meet Arella.

Beast Boy met up with his 'other family' The Doom Patrol and even got called by his real name directly (Garfield). Hm. HMMMMMMMMMM. Noticed nobody gave a shit and just kept calling him Beast Boy, anyway. LOL.

:iconsnapedisbeliefplz::iconsaysplz:10 POINTS TO YOUNG JUSTICE FOR USING THE SECRET IDENTITIES SUCCESSFULLY. Dick still seems to have a bit of trouble with it, but the little guy is learning, bless him. ; u;

Okay, I'll admit. The nods to the secret identities were clever, but let's face it-- people who don't know any better wouldn't care/pick up on them. How hard can it be to just have them call each other by their real names? DICK ISN'T A SWEAR WORD, YOU HAVE NO EXCUSE.


And already, by the brief descriptions about the new show, it appears that we'll get to see more of the good stuff. Granted, I doubt they're going to indulge the alter-egos and identities, but hey. It's better than nothing. Even if they do look a little different. And, in my opinion, in 're-birthing' the show as they did was all they could do and you, as the fans, should appreciate and support that, not shun it. Because as I said: We're lucky enough it's back in the first place. So show some damn respect to the people working behind the scenes. The original voice cast all got back together and are doing the voices of the main five, what more can you ask for within reason? And don't say season six, you're being stupid if you do. I've had so many people coming up to ask me to sign some dang-ass petition to get the word around to the producers or CN. NOPE. I love the show, don't ruin it. You want pointless drama in the superhero genre? Go watch Young Justice.

Donna, I'm waiting! :la:

:iconfangtasticplz::iconsaysplz: But there needs to be a season six! There's like, so many things left unanswered!


:iconsighingedwardplz: ...Okay. Here we go.

Of course there were some plot-holes in the original show that may or may not have been addressed in a 6th season (i.e. Red X's identity,more on Starfire, Cyborg and Robin's pasts, being explored, etc), but then, after that's all said and done...then what? They covered all the comic book arcs that were of importance and then killed it by making the movie (YES. I HATE THE MOVIE. ALL IT WAS GOOD FOR WAS ROB/STAR AND YES THAT MAKES ME GOOEY ON THE INSIDE, BUT THAT'S IT! D<). There would be nothing more to continue on with then we'd be back to the whole 'bring back season ass!' thing.

Here's something else to think about: Ever stop to consider that the original team that worked on TT are, oh, I don't know...BUSY? Working on other projects? WELL? :iconangryfinnplz:

Besides, Young Justice now fills the void of seriousness you all seem to crave. In fact, it's overkill and contributes to me really, really wanting to see the new TTG series' humour. :B

Now I'm perfectly aware that people can throw into my face that it's the animation style/mix that gives it its charm and whatnot well, all I have to say to that is:

:iconmingplz: Your side of the Internet is over there. -----> :|

In other news...

I've got a commission due before Christmas for :iconjudedeluca: and I'm also working on a...Teen Titans Christmas picture! LOLOLOL. Gonna go and try to have a life. By romancing Alistair. Okay. Bye. C:


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Im holding a pixel raffle again :iconexcitedblushplz:

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How many of you want to be the Jeff Valentin? Well, this is your chance!
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The most original answer (they would more great if you respond with a drawing) win a drawing

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