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Cities of the Future
By istickboy, Truepicturesinc
Metropolis KL 2210 by skian-winterfyre
What do you think your favorite city will look like in one hundred years?
Architect Rem Koolhaas has completed a “vertical city” complex in Rotterdam, bringing a new style of multi–purpose skyscrapers to the city skyline. Bennett Stein wrote about the new buildings for KCRW’s Design & Architecture blog, calling the creator “the Godzilla of architecture.”
Here’s an excerpt from Stein’s essay:
Cosplay: From Fandom to IdentityWatch depthRADIUSCosplay: From Fandom to Identity in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Cosplay: From Fandom To Indentity
Written By techgnotic
Goddess with Black Wing
Welcome to a whole new level.
Cosplay is taking over the world and our only surprise is what took it so long. There is so much to explore in this current Cosplay crusade. Let’s take a look beyond the headlines and thriving Con event circuit and get to the heart of what makes Cosplay so special to so many around the Earth Sphere. This is your chance to share with us the important elements, storylines, issues, and community members you would like to see highlighted.
To get this party started we’re running a series of profiles and tutorials t
Wayne White: An Embarrassment Of TalentsWayne White: An Embarrassment Of Talents in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
:icontechgnotic: Aug 29, 2012 by techgnotic
I am bringing your attention to a documentary, Beauty is Embarrassing, that
deeply inspired me after a screening last week. The life wisdom and positive
philosophy unfolding over a lifetime of living as an artist was deeply motivating.
I invited Wayne White, the subject of this documentary, to join deviantART afterwards.
I thought this would be something you would enjoy no matter where you might be at
on your own personal journey as an artist. While watching this I was also reminded
of the heartfelt explanations by many artists of what it means to choose the life of an Artist.
"Do what you love, It's going to lead where you want to go."
Please stop and say hello and welcome seewaynewhite in his first week at deviantART.
A strange thing happened at a local café called Fred 62, a sudden sense
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animal farm propaganda
In Progressive America...
FREE EGYPT Poster
Collection: Joan of ArcCollection: Joan of Arc in Art Features More Like This
Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc (1412—1431) is the ultimate iconic rebellious teenager. In nineteen years she lived a fuller and more exciting life, effecting the future histories of the two most powerful nations on Earth, than most can even dream of, and then died a martyr’s death for her cause and beliefs, for which she was declared a saint 500 years later. Her story has been told in many novels, movies and comic books. She was the girl who God gave a mission to drive the occupying English out of northern France. So fervid was her demand for action that she was made an advisor to the French high command and led them to victory after victory in the cause of F
The Monster in The MirrorWatch depthRADIUSThe Monster in The Mirror in Art Features More Like This
A Pop Culture Interpretation of The Supernatural
Every culture around the world created gods and other mythical beings by mixing and matching fanged and taloned animal parts—e.g., enormous eagle heads on lions’ bodies—human beings have always seemed to need to believe there are powerful and usually quite vengeful supernatural beings lurking just beyond the candlelight.
Supernatural beings come to serve several purposes:
They kept people on the lighted path of truth and goodness, fearful of exploring beyond;
They were a reminder of the punishment we deser
Lightning Boy Studio: Pursuing A DreamLightning Boy Studio: Pursuing A Dream in Art Features More Like This
Leaping the Chasm Creators of Lightning Boy Studio Pursue Their Dreams
Lightning Boy Studio
Le Gouffre is a wonderful animated short film. A joy to experience.
But there’s a second story to be told in all the ancillary documents and videos produced in completing that film. They now serve as an invaluable treasure trove to beginning film producers. The film’s leitmotif came to define the lives of the three young men attempting their own leap
Coven - The Master Race, Powers OptionalWatch depthRADIUSCoven - The Master Race, Powers Optional in Art Features More Like This
The FX Channel has just concluded the highly successful third season of its American Horror Story series.
Each season has featured its own stand-alone storyline, insuring against series stagnation and creating a story competition as the ever-ravenous horror audience eagerly awaits each season’s next outrageous attempt to top the last. Coven, the third entry in the series, a witchcraft genre entry, has not disappointed. Its star, Jessica Lange, was nominated for a Golden Globe. Critical reception, despite the considerable gory fx (envelope-pushing for net
Comics Are ArtComic-Con Journey to the Heart of The New Summer VacationComics Are Art in DeviantArt Announcements More Like This
Americans have a long summer vacation tradition of visiting the foreign capitals of the world and being sure to spend at least one day in each nation’s most iconic art museum. In Paris, we visit the Louvre. In Madrid, the Prado. In Rome, the Borghese. We feel far more comfortable in identifying the different peoples of our planet through examples of their greatest art works than we do about identifying ourselves as being represented by any one iconic “American” art museum or artist. Maybe the country is just too big for one musuem and so it has always fallen to our pop arts to carry the true visual narrative of what’s going on in the hearts and minds of the masses.
Comic-Con has become the new arts and culture go-to in domestic summer vacation destin
Jurassic PokemonJurassic Pokemon in Art Features More Like This
Realistic Pokemon Season 1 by arvalis
arvalis aka RJ Palmer is a long time deviant who has created his own unique niche at DeviantArt.
He was first known as the artist who drew incredibly realistic dinosaurs. Somehow his depictions of dinosaurs began morphing into Pokemon characters. He is now renowned as dA’s master of realistic Pokemon illustrations. His has been quite a success story through art. His rise has been quite a success story on how to build a following in the community. RJ has wonderful tutori
okayI'm not gonna write call-out journals anymore.okay in Personal More Like This
I don't want to get banned and I don't want my watchers to get banned as well.
HOLY SHIThttp://taxiderby.tumblr.com/post/135354499621/undertale-redHOLY SHIT in Personal More Like This
THIS UT OC IS SO GOOD I CANT-
Please report this personhttp://fnaffan54321.deviantart.com/Please report this person in Personal More Like This
I know I said I wouldn't do call-out journals, but this had to be done.
This ass has been bullying TooDamnFilthy.
I'm now the neko atsume fandomCats are my only weakness.I'm now the neko atsume fandom in Personal More Like This
AND I LOVE IT
OMFG CUTEhttp://pastel-chaos.tumblr.com/post/122913822244/hanabokuro-kinako-%CF%89OMFG CUTE in Personal More Like This
Famous Advice Friday 23, November 15!I will probably be in the chatroom tonight and tomorrow if anyone cares to join me. I will hopefully be spending that time playing catch-up. D: Being sick really set me back.Famous Advice Friday 23, November 15! in Personal More Like This
Famous Advice Friday!
This excerpt comes from "Polaroids" in Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott.
"Writing a first draft is very much like watching a Polaroid develop. You can't--and, in fact, you're not supposed to--know exactly what the picture is going to look like until it has finished developing.
First you just point at what has your attention and take the picture... Maybe your Polaroid was supposed to be a picture of that boy against the fence, and you didn't notice until the last minute that a family was standing a few feet away from him. Now, maybe it's his family, or the family of one of the kids in his class, but at any rate those people are going to be in the photograph, too.
Then the film emerges from the camera with a grayish green murkiness that gradually becomes clearer and clearer, and fin
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In honor of the fact that Pacific Rim comes out on DVD today, have a quote from the screenwriter, Travis Beacham:
"People can teach you how to write a story. They can teach you about adjectives and inciting incidents. But at the end of the day, nobody can teach you what you ought to write about. Not your closest friends. Not your harshest critics. Not your most trusted mentors. You’re the only one in the whole world who knows the story you really want to tell. And you’re the only one who will know the difference if you leave it untold."
And a good answer from Holly Black in response to, "What advice do you give yourself when you think 'no one will ever read this?'"
"Actually, I do think that. And I try to keep thinking that, because believing that no one is ever going to read what I’m writing is an excellent way to trick myself into being able to reveal all my own inner weirdness and darkness and strange obsessions.
Write for yourself
Thoughtful Thursday 18, October 10!Thoughtful Thursday!Thoughtful Thursday 18, October 10! in Personal More Like This
Last week I asked how important is the audience?
And the answer I got was... not very. I was surprised at first, but then, you are all very self-motivated authors, so maybe I should not have been.
As for me, hardly anyone reads my work, so... there's your answer. I am an iceberg writer: I produce a lot and share almost none of it. (Except for fanfic.)
Okay. I'm gonna poke the hornet's nest again.
Writing on a computer vs. handwriting. Go.
Getting a bit behind on my own writing because of schoolwork. Do not want. Do not like. I have so many ideas that any delay makes me really grumpy. (Also side-eyeing NaNo. I really should do an original fiction project, but I have nothing well-developed at the moment.)
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Happy Tuesday everyone!
First, from Benjamin Percy:
"Writing is an act of empathy. You are occupying and understanding a point of view that might be alien to your own—and work is often the keyhole through which you peer."
And Jean Jacques Rousseau:
"However great a man’s natural talent may be, the art of writing cannot be learned all at once."
Both very good things to remember.
Twosome Tuesday 15, September 17Sorry about the late post/lack of chat! Friend had an emergency that distracted me from internets all evening. I'll aim for chat on Thursday or Friday, eh?Twosome Tuesday 15, September 17 in Personal More Like This
First, from Pablo Picasso,
"Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working."
And from Anais Nin,
"If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has no use for it.
The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say."
No particular connection between these quotes. I just think they're both lovely and true.
Starting work on my OCT. I am getting terrified. So many plotlines.
Spotlight Saturday 11, August 24Trying to think of something else to do with Saturdays because this is just not working. I'll figure something out.Spotlight Saturday 11, August 24 in Personal More Like This
Talking about Tolkien again this week, because there's a lot to talk about when it comes to Tolkien.
(Note: I know that Tolkien wasn't planning a whole big series of books when he started The Hobbit. Let's just go on with it anyway.)
Anyone who’s read The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy can tell you there’s a gigantic tone shift between the two. The Hobbit contains some dark elements and a lot of fight scenes, as well as shadows of a long past, but it’s still very lighthearted. The narrator is cheerful, the characters have comical names, and for most of the story, Bilbo isn’t any more of a hero than the dwarves think he is. He matures, of course, but The Hobbit is still a children’s story.
Lord of the Rings… well, it’s Lord of the Rings. The tone is dryer; the characters are given more depth, m
Twosome Tuesday 63, October 14Twosome Tuesday!Twosome Tuesday 63, October 14 in Personal More Like This
First, from the group Patronus Chuck Wendig,
"'I want to write a novel about the persecution of magical ponies" is only going to be a functional expression of creativity if you have some measure of skill to go along with it--and yet, the irony is, you only gain a measure of skill by trying to do the thing you probably can't do. Creativity is an eager beast, snorting and growling and ready to burst out of the stable, even if the beast is unready. You can't walk until you can walk, but yous till have to try and walk... Mistakes must be made. Skill must be built. Creativity always runs ahead of your ability to perform the desired tasks, but, hey, fuck it, that's how we learn."
And from James Lee Burke,
If you don't compromise your gift, if you write each day as well as you can, and then submit your work and not worry about it and go on to the next piece, you suddenly find oddly enough that you're no more interested in the applause than the silence. You do
Twosome Tuesday 57, August 26Twosome Tuesday!Twosome Tuesday 57, August 26 in Personal More Like This
First, from Markus Zusak,
"If someone wanted to be a runner, you don't tell them to think about running, you tell them to run. And the same simple idea applies to writing."
And from Neil Gaiman,
"Writing's a lot like cooking. Sometimes the cake won't rise no matter what you do, and every now and again the cake tastes better than you ever thought it could."
Thoughtful Thursday 56, August 21Thoughtful Thursday!Thoughtful Thursday 56, August 21 in Personal More Like This
This week I would like to spotlight The Writers' Helpers. This blog is what it sounds like--a general writing help blog. They answer questions and supply helpful articles and prompts on a regular basis.
What I like about TWH is their breadth. They have several admins, so most questions get more than a "check the FAQ" or "Google it." Instead they provide tons of links. You'll be able to find a lot of things through them.
Favorite post: The Why Game.
This post was in answer to a question on how to build backstory. The tip is this:
"The rules of the game are simple, and it’s a constant flow of asking yourself why. You’ll feel like a four year old asking a grown up questions, but it always works for me. There are no true one hundred percent answers in the Why Game. Every answer needs t
Motivation Monday 54, August 4Motivation Monday!Motivation Monday 54, August 4 in Personal More Like This
Last week I asked what non-writing-themed book you would tell all writers to read. There were a lot of good answers, so check out the journal:
As for me, I would suggest Cloud Atlas. The book is insanely intricate and spans different genres, weaving together plot, character, and theme in a way that blows my mind. It is a great book to try and pick apart.
Keeping it simple this week.
If you participated in Camp Nano or Flash Fiction Month, how did it go? If not, what are you working on right now?
(PS: If you did FFM, please to share with me pieces you were proud of. I love that kind of thing.)
Haven't written today. The house needed a good top-to-bottom cleaning, and so I am pleasantly exhausted.
my doggy took my moneymy doggy took my money in Personal More Like This
true story is that a cinnadog MYO is a waste of my money lol rip. i don't even have the points nor the money to buy one lol.
c'mon we all know that guys.
like who would wanna pay for a species thats literally just a animal with a huge bun on its tail with food.
cinnadogs, sushidogs, waterdogs, etc, r just dogs. literally everything has to deal with dogs now. ITS AN NEVER ENDING DOG HELL.
therei made all u guys a galaxy boxthere in Personal More Like This
tell me if you wanna be added lol
YOU DONT KNOW HOW HARD IM LAUGHING RIGHT NOWim cRYING PISS BECAUSE IM LAUGHING SO HARDYOU DONT KNOW HOW HARD IM LAUGHING RIGHT NOW in Personal More Like This
the peppa pig squad will be the best I swear omfg
we teach u how to be in the hood yohttp://youtu.be/3XJN4F9srGowe teach u how to be in the hood yo in Personal More Like This
glassi like to dream about empty space in my class.glass in Personal More Like This
it gets me what i want but never what i need.
spread open your arms and jump off that cliff
but to be surprised that you are just made of glass.
shatter, fall and burn.
feel as your stomach turned
as that loved one took your heart out,
take it back before he owns it like an prize at the fair.
but always remember
shoot his heart out first before he does yours.
i like this for some reason ahaahhh
hi guysthe birds are singinghi guys in Personal More Like This
the flowers are blooming
and i see cut-throat running down my street.
just a normal day everyone.
lovely dayi probably failed on a quiz.lovely day in Personal More Like This
went home and these kids behind me were making fun of a dog who doesn't have a tail so i nearly turned around and slapped their faces with my bag of chips because i hate kids in my school. they were 6th graders talking about skipping class so what more can i do lol.
mama miai checked my watchers and what should i do when i reach 700 watchers lol i rlly don't know what to do. probably some free ych with cut-throat in it like 20 slots lol just because y amama mia in Personal More Like This
the watcher who gets me to 700 will win a prize lol, (a design from me + art)
corethe fact that you're a real piece of crap hurts my brain. do you friggin know who your friggin talking to??? your talking to a god so mighty that you are blinded by my godly strokes of power. you think im joking around? look outside your window and you will see me at 5 this morning. open the door and prepare your eyes because ur about to be blinded by my epicness. you are NOTHING BUT a speck of dust and i can wipe out your whole entire world if you wanted me to, don't test me bro. you better watch it because i was trained in wars and won every single one, i can take you out with a press of my finger on your head and you're wiped out, YOU HEAR ME!?!?! Don't test me or ill get my huge army and they will BURN you with their steamy roasts. i will kick your tiny friggin butt to Uranus and you will cry like a little baby you are up there. don't test me kid ill blow you the heck away from this world you live on right now. i am now gathering your belongings that are on the Internet and keepingcore in Personal More Like This
o h--When I first played earthbound I thOUGH I HAD TO RUN STAY AWAY FROM THE COPS OR A BATTLE WOULD START--o h-- in Personal More Like This
brb confusedI think giegue is cute bUT ALSO RLLY CREEPY AT THE SAME TIME WHAT IS THIS--brb confused in Personal More Like This
hhh new bab!!hhh new bab!! in Personal More Like This
new bab!! he is ness themed so it's basically a cat with ness' clothes and markings to make him look like ness k
art of him would be noice, i have 195 points so show me your commissions pl0x
.i don't care if you don't like someone. in Personal More Like This
just because you're my friend and you hate someone i'm watching/support i don't really care tbh
i can watch whoever i want
i am 95% cute (wtf)[ ] You have blue/green eyesi am 95% cute (wtf) in Personal More Like This
[ ] You have freckles
[x] You blush a lot
[x] You giggle
[x] You're quiet
[x] You say random things
[ ] You have a baby face
[x] You wear more "down-to-earth" kind of clothing
[x] You don't wear halter tops or anything too showy
[x] You're under 5 feet 6 inches
[x] You're a virgin
[x] Just thinking of sexual things make you blush
[ ] Your idea of a date is really romantic
[x] You sleep with a stuffed animal
[x] You like to cuddle
[x] You never played the nervous game
[x] You don't even know what the nervous game is
[/] You cry easily
[/] You like the color pink
 You tend to wear bright girly colors
[x] You CAN be ignorant
[x] You consider yourself shy
[x] You like happy, upbeat music
[ ] You like "cutesy'' music
[x] You like small animals
[ ] You like babies a lot
[x] Mini versions of things make you go nuts.
Take the amount and multiply
. u .I'm headin' straight for the castle.. u . in Personal More Like This
They wanna make me their queen.
An' there's an old man sittin' on a throne that's sayin'
that I probably shouldn't be so mean...
I'm headin' straight for the castle.
They've got the castle locked up.
An' there's an old man sittin' on a throne that's sayin'
that I should probably keep my pretty mouth shut~
TfwTfw you see a scene on TV that your mom is watching where a woman is in a guillotine begging for her not to die and then all of a suddenly her head was chopped offTfw in Personal More Like This
Well I'm glad I didn't see the blood because there was no part of it actually coming off which is good
The camera just acted as the blade thingy as it fell down on her
Nah I'm not scarred
Just glad I don't have a chance of ever ending up in a guillotine since I don't think where I live it's allowed- c':
HEY !guys!HEY ! in Personal More Like This
if you're sad or upset or anything, remember it'll get better, ok?!
i don't want any of you feeling negative!
always remember that there will be people to talk to and fall back on, ok?!
even when times are dark,
and you feel so alone,
and you feel so scared...
just remember, that there are people who are here to help, comfort, talk to, listen, etc.!!
you are worth septillions and beyond!
please do not let your demons take you over.
you are so important, even if it seems like you're not!
i love you!
your friends love you!
your family loves you!
even someone who you don't even KNOW loves you!!
so just remember...
if you ever need help, or someone to vent/rant/talk to, you have me, or your friends to fall back on.
don't ever let the demons take over!
remember to try your best to be happy, ok?!
we need more happiness in the world right now!
SCREAMS ANGRILYI CAN'T STOP LISTENING TO METAL CRUSHERSCREAMS ANGRILY in Personal More Like This
Insert clever title hereI asked mom if I could get Undertale on her computer yesterdayInsert clever title here in Personal More Like This
She said she'd think about it
So a few hours past and I asked if she was still thinking and she said yes
And today I asked her if she was still thinking about it and she said no
Because my laptop might be back tomorrow or Tuesday, maybe sometime this week
I think I have a problem
Undertale is too fun, it's been like a week or two since I've played-
That really doesn't seem like much but I have a problem with being online cause it's such a huge obsession/addiction for me that I can't help it
So that makes it more of a bigger deal to me ; v ;
Just gotta be patient, right?
Stay hepi ; w ;
Why Squidward is my favorite character"Please, come again."Why Squidward is my favorite character in Personal More Like This
"When I'm not working."
supstolen from JustARobutt . v .sup in Personal More Like This
IF WE HAD SEX:
 Against the wall.
 On a bed.
 Doggy style.
 In the shower.
 On the kitchen counter.
 On the washing machine.
 You're on top.
 We wouldn't.
 I don't know...
 I am 10 and what is this?!
 Over my dead body!
 Oh, you would want that, wouldn't you?
 The things I'd do to you, guess for you being topless has it's advantages.
IF YOU KISSED ME, I WOULD:
 Kiss back.
 Slap you.
 Stare at you, wondering if we would kiss again.
 Laugh about it.
 Bite your lip.
 If you work hard for it, maybe the tongues will play.
 Push you away.
 We wouldn't.
 Sorry, my lips are not give-away gifts.
IF YOU HUGGED ME, I WOULD:
 Hug back.
 Pull you closer.
 Push you away.
 Let you hug me.
 We wouldn't.
IF WE GOT MARRIED, I WOULD:
 Have children with you.
 Divorce you.
 Be faithful.
 Kill you in your sleep.
 Be the best wife/husband.
 We wouldn't.
guys omgBEWARE OF FONTCESTguys omg in Personal More Like This
ahhh i love underfell fontcest tbh ; w ;
it's cute but
anyways this song really goes well with it
someone made a video
HEY GUYSGuess who got the laptop back?!HEY GUYS in Personal More Like This
(and no, Cutie, it's not your ass.)
I DID :'DDDD
welpwearing the brace now ; v ;welp in Personal More Like This
i have to wear an undershirt or something underneath so it doesn't rub/scratch ; o ;"
it's really think too so it makes me really warm hhhhnn
at least i won't have to wear it to school for 2 weeks-
fuck my lIFE
it's kinda comfy but it sucks
i hated putting it on
I kinda feel like crying about it now tbh
lol i'm such a wimp oops
Native American Wisdom“Will you ever begin to understand the meaning of the very soil beneath your feet? From a grain of sand to a great mountain, all is sacred. Yesterday and tomorrow exist eternally upon this continent. We natives are guardians of this sacred place.” – Peter Blue Cloud, MohawkNative American Wisdom in Personal More Like This
“What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, men would die from great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts happens to man. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the children of the earth.” – Seathl, Duwamish chief
“Our land, our religion, and our life are one. It is upon this land that we have hunted deer, elk, antelope, buffalo, rabbit, turkey. It is from this land that we obtained the timbers and stone for our homes and kivas.” – Hopi creed
“When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us.” – Arapaho proverb
“For the Lakota there was no w
Getting colderAutumn is fast-approaching. Yesterday and today have been the coldest days we've had for months, and in complete honesty I welcome them. I'm looking forward to Autumn -- to sweaters and hot cocoa and multi-colored leaves. I find that I'm more active in Autumn. There's something about the brisk air that energizes me. Makes me come alive.Getting colder in Personal More Like This
In case anyone isn't aware, director Wes Craven passed away on August 30th of brain cancer. As a horror fan, this saddens me greatly. RIP Wes, you will be missed.
Also, if anyone knows who Leonard Peltier is (if not, I encourage you to look him up), yesterday was his 71st birthday. I hope he had the happiest birthday he possibly could.
Sunday's almost over. Tomorrow it's back to the (five-day week) grind. Yuck.
Oh, and FYI, pictures of my new kitty are on the way. I'll post them on my next journal.
Another goal a-brewin'I have an idea (I know what you’re thinking: “Oh boy, here we go.” But hear me out, this one’s pretty good ). Since I didn’t follow through with my 50-comments-a-week goal, which I posted a journal about forever and ever ago, and I since I feel I don’t show enough appreciation for my watchers, tell you what I’m going to do: I’m going to check out the gallery of each and every one of my watchers, find a piece by them that interests me (providing they’ve submitted something—if they haven’t, I’ll either comment on a journal or send them a note), and comment on it. I’ll go oldest to most recent, and since I still have a full-time job and a busy life in general, I won’t burden myself with a deadline. I’ll finish when I finish.Another goal a-brewin' in Personal More Like This
I'm thinking it's a good goal. Hopefully this one I'll stick with.
Missin' the good ol' daysIs it just me or are good artists leaving dA like crazy? I've been back here (in case anyone doesn't know, this is my second account) for about five months and already four artists I used to follow have deactivated. Several more are practically nowhere to be found and only post or journal once in a blue moon. I respect everyone's right to leave, but this saddens me greatly.Missin' the good ol' days in Personal More Like This
Also, has anyone else noticed that dA has become less about art and more a place for girls to flash their tits? Don't get me wrong, I'm all for nude art, but taking a crappy picture of yourself on your phone in front of your mirror without a shirt on is not nude art. Yes, art is subjective; however, that does not mean you can - or should - just post whatever you want and try to pass it off as art.
Where oh where has quality gone?
Alternative Selfie MemeI got tagged by the ever-so-wonderful cristinewakesuphappy a few weeks ago and finally got around to taking pictures for this meme. It's, as AyeAye12 said, "the uptown funk of dA memes." Brace yourself for my contribution.Alternative Selfie Meme in Personal More Like This
The story behind it?
"You can tell a lot about a person by what they write, but there are lots of other ways to get an idea of who they are. What they wear; what they read; what their room looks like; what posters they hang on their walls; what they keep in their bedside drawer. If you're like me, bored with answering the same questions, then feel free to jump in and show your watchers who you are in a different way. "
- SilverInkblot, the meme's creator
What to do:
Post a selfie
Post a photo of your bed.
The Gifts of ImperfectionI recently finished this book called The Gifts of Imperfection by Dr. Brene Brown which has been hailed as life-changing. All in all, I wasn't all that impressed. It posited some good ideas but didn't go into much detail about them. The book felt watered down. Superficial. However, that said, there were some nice nuggets in it that I'd like to share with you all:The Gifts of Imperfection in Personal More Like This
“We live in a blame culture—we want to know whose fault it is and how they’re going to pay. In our personal, social, and political worlds, we do a lot of screaming and finger-pointing, but we rarely hold people accountable. How could we? We’re so exhausted from ranting and raving that we don’t have the energy to develop meaningful consequences and enforce them. From Washington, DC, and Wall Street to our own schools and homes, I think this rage-blame-too-tired-and-busy-to-follow-through mind-set is why we’re so heavy on self-righteous anger and so low on compassion.”
On self-loathingHere’s the thing about being unhappy with yourself: you invest your happiness in the world around you. You tailor it to external things. You think, if only I had a better body, a better house, lived in a better neighborhood, had better opportunities, was more intelligent, I would be happier. But here’s the truth: if you’re unhappy on the inside, none of that will make a difference. Even if you were the most beautiful person on earth, lived in the fanciest house, in the best neighborhood with the best opportunities, and were exceptionally bright, you’d still be unhappy. You’d still look for things around you to fill that void.On self-loathing in Personal More Like This
Accepting yourself is the hardest thing in the world, but it’s also the most crucial. Because if you’re not happy with yourself, you’ll never be happy with anything or anyone. Nothing will ever be good enough. You’ll always hold out for perfection, which is an impossible feat because perfection doesn
Jumbled thoughts from an exhausted mindI've been thinking a lot. About random things. It's amazing where your brain will go when you're tired. (WARNING: This will not be coherent. Read at your own comprehensive risk.)Jumbled thoughts from an exhausted mind in Personal More Like This
When I was a kid I loved to ask questions. I suppose most kids do. They're so curious about the world. According to my dad, I loved to ask "why"--why this, why that--and I would keep asking until he ran out of answers. I used to do that with every adult I talked to. I remember once talking to one of my aunts about dinosaurs. I was a big dinosaur fan as a little kid, and I asked her why the dinosaurs went extinct. I don't remember her exact words, but she said something along the lines of God killing them in the Genesis flood because they were an abomination to him. I kept asking her why, why did he do that, why, and she kept saying that God never wanted them to exist in the first place. That didn't make sense to me, and it seemed so cruel--to kill something that never asked to exist, to cons
Let me apologize just this once for who I amWho, oh who, am I? Allow me to explain.Let me apologize just this once for who I am in Personal More Like This
I'm the girl who traveled across the United States in a car full of people at the age of five, sleeping in cheap hotel rooms and a cramped back seat; the girl who was born in the North but still considers herself a "Southern Belle" because the South is all she knows; the girl who saw the ocean before she even knew what an ocean was.
I'm the girl who hated school but loved to learn, whose burning hatred for reading turned to a burning love when she managed to finish her first novel; the girl who lived in her head, in made-up worlds with made-up characters, because the world she lived in was full of fear and anger and confusion and chaos.
I'm the girl who loves dark colors and sky photos and stargazing and cultures; the girl who hates her body, but in some narcissistic way, admires her mind, and who can never stop doubting or questioning or searching.
I'm the girl who doesn't believe in soul mates b
Some love for Valentine's DayHappy Valentine's Day to all you love birds, single birds, and Valentine's Day celebrators in general! And to all you non-celebrators (like myself, haha), hope your day has been fantastic!Some love for Valentine's Day in Personal More Like This
Thought I'd share some love with you all. And by love, I mean gorgeous art you should totally check out.
[dancer in the dark] by rainbowfishie101 in somnia an hedonia by Aquarius-Claire 10-08-2012 by anniba Laced. by trembling-knees blood on the temple wall by LasAlasDelAlma
Sky 8 by MoaVBritannia sit pretty by the-chemical-factory I want to stay in the dark... by DrunkenTune Kaldi by LovieLovetree IMG 0164 by LovieLovetree
grosug by LovieLovetree Prodigal by Solaces Moerae by TwistedAlyx
Peridot: the antagonistand now my wife making shenanigans.Peridot: the antagonist in Personal More Like This
cyb wanted me to write down what they saidedit: MY FUCKING TYPOS BC I WAS TYPING SO FAST TO KEEP UP WITH CYB HOLY SHITcyb wanted me to write down what they said in Personal More Like This
how are you and angel
when you have 666 in your name
thank you for tagging me in that
WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS??
oh my god
I was just watching a video...
oh my gODDD
which wanna have a dream again
where we were drinking urine from the sky
I hope you have a dream like that
DAD SHUT UP NOBODY LIKES YOU
//rambles on about steam names and shit and I couldn't type fast enough
I'm gonna use small blockquote bc of how gay I am
good job Misty
like that small piece of sausage
someone said "cyb x drake x josh" on my page
you did it
you did it Misty
when I talk to you I just get so excited I start saying jivberish??
I hope we can do this tomorrow
I'm seeing peacock
hey wANNA SEE A PICTURE OF MY COCK
IT'S VERY NICE
you're gonna hate me after this
//sends picture of chicken
there's my cock
oh my god
it's very realistic isn't it?
year of Peridot...CRYING??year of Peridot... in Personal More Like This
I'M NOT CRYING
no really I seriously teared up at this
I wanna die now
SORRY I WASN'T ONLINEI WAS AT MY FRIENDS HOUSE AND WE SINNED SO HARDSORRY I WASN'T ONLINE in Personal More Like This
I'M PROUD AND ASHAMED ; u ;
WE MADE THIS KICK ASS AU WHERE WE'RE ALIENS (ME AND HER) OF DIFFERENT AUTHORITIES AND PERIDOT IS ON THE OPPOSITE AUTHORITY AND I'M THE OTHER SIDE AS THE SERVANT LIKE KIND OF ALIEN
IT SOUNDS A LOT LIKE SU LMAO
THEN WE FALL IN LOVE EVEN THOUGH IT'S AGAINST THE RULES (CLICHE, I KNOW) THEN WE RUN AWAY AND I START A BATTLE BY MY/OUR ACTIONS
AND THERE'S THIS ONE CITE PART WHERE PERI KEEPS TRYING TO PUT HER ARM AROUND ME (SHE HAS HER LIMB ENHANCERS BTW) AND I END UP RESTING MY HEAD ON HER AND SHE GETS ALL FLUSTERED AND ROLLS AWAY WHEN I REST MY HEAD ON HER LMAO
ALSO I NOW HEADCANON YD GETTING MAD AND THROWING A FIT LIKE AND COP IN THE LEGO MOVIE LIKE
"DARN DAN DARNIE DANE DARNNNN"
saying your commentshttp://vocaroo.com/i/s1lW2GsoOQZbsaying your comments in Personal More Like This
with the Peridot ones I dIED-
yesthis balloon guy at Chili's is trying to make a Peridot for meyes in Personal More Like This
I hope he can ywcsjsbsosbufbdk
cRIESsOOOcRIES in Personal More Like This
MY BROTHER GOT A BATMAN BALLOON AND HE SAID "aaand he died" SO I SAID "Batman is me" AND THEN MY BROTHER GOT THE PERIDOT BALLOON AND WAS LIKE "look they're kissing" AND I WAS BLUSHING LIKE
"holy shit,, Mistidot,,,,"
MY BROTHER SHIPS MISTIDOT
Just want to know this for TracyHydeDo you guys like the idea of Tracy replicating the Hyde formula to become TracyHyde? Because I've been thinking about it and honestly want to know if the idea really works.Just want to know this for TracyHyde in Personal More Like This
Swap AU for MCF?I saw :icongigglingmenehune: thinking of Swap AUs for her stories. What do you guys think of doing a few for the MCF?Swap AU for MCF? in Personal More Like This
A few I had considered
Tracy switches place with Tricia. Meaning...Tricia is in Tracy's place in the Canon MCF and Tracy is in Tricia's. Like Tracy never got the Omnitrix and Tricia did.
Thoughts? Let me know what you guys think. I want to know if this honestly can work.
Completed my Death Note Manga!Just managed to finally complete my Death Note Manga today! I also got the Rainbow Rocks novelization today too!Completed my Death Note Manga! in Personal More Like This
Supernatural question for the MCFUm...okay been thinking...wouldn't it makes sense if Dean and Sam were better off as teenagers when they appear than them being well...adults? Cause I've been thinking of scrapping my MCF base stories on Supernatural episodes...probably figure out how to fit Castiel into this since Dean and Sam don't meet him til Season around 3-5 I believe...Supernatural question for the MCF in Personal More Like This
Heard the best newsFrozen is going to be finally airing on Disney Channel soon!Heard the best news in Personal More Like This
I really hope you guys don't mind......I'm gonna start shipping Helsa I admit I wasn't completely sure if I should or not...but..please respect my opinion.I really hope you guys don't mind... in Personal More Like This
Have a potential idea...What if...I did my own version of Season 1 of SPN in Season 6? And then continue through the seasons? Season 10? I think would take place in NGMCF.Have a potential idea... in Personal More Like This
Back from movieI just came back from Sisters and it was very funny Oh here's a fun fact aside from Amy Polher (Joy) Prince Hans's voice actor and Aunt Cass from Big Hero 6 were in this movie If you like Tina Fey and Amy Polher together in a movie you'll love this. Some parts were slow but still I recommend it!Back from movie in Personal More Like This
To be truthful with Shirona..I want to be truthful...I don't really see Shirona singing in MCF or any story at all she's going to become a major threat in Season 6...so do you guys understand what I'm trying to say? As much as I think The World According to Chris fits her...I just don't see her singing at all in MCF...unless forced too..To be truthful with Shirona.. in Personal More Like This
Give me a fandomI'll tell youGive me a fandom in Personal More Like This
A pairing that I love
A pairing that I don't like
The character I have a crush on
The character I love that everyone else hates
The character everyone loves that I don't
The character I act like the most
My favorite Canon x OC pairing(s)
ME:when you wait until bedtime to read a new fic by one of your fave writersME: in Personal More Like This
no:''Welcome Mayor !!''no: in Personal More Like This
''Come on Mayor !! you're not fooling anyone !! Haha !!''
>>Picks up bags
I:literally died when i found out i beat the smartest boy in our class in maths bY ONE MARKI: in Personal More Like This
SCREAMS ANGRILY IN HAPPINESS
IM:WATCHING THE VINEIM: in Personal More Like This
WHILE READIN GFANFICTIONS
WHILST A TAB OF VAULT BOY IS Up