I just got an email from a concerned parent. Her daughter has an account on DA, and apparently she copies and traces my drawings. I looked on her profile and confirmed that, yes, she did trace and gave minimal (sometimes no) credit. The reason her mother messaged me was because a few people were apparently sending her harsh messages asking her to give credit. She even got a few death threats.
Listen...I'm going to say this all again because I guess it needs reiterating: When it comes to my art, I do not mind young artists copying or tracing my drawings in hopes of developing their skills, or because they are still learning the way of things.
Why I disagree with Kony 2012
Many on here and on Facebook have messaged me about the Kony 2012 movie. It's very well-made and definitely worth a watch if you haven't seen it yet.
Kony is a terrible criminal, and I am very much for bringing him to justice. However, I do not share the enthusiasm of the overwhelming majority about the movie and the proposals put forward by the makers. Here are ten criticisms I came up with, in no particular order.
1) If something is being hyped up all around you, this is a strong signal to think for yourself. Be especially suspicious when someone wants to use FORCE to do GOOD. Paradoxically, if you REALLY care - don't fall for appeal to e
Bosses and Large Monsters
My Little Pony
I Want to Draw Like This Someday
Twitch Plays Pokemon
Cancer of mutation.
The disease of change.
A baleful inevitability,
Things will collapse into turmoil.
This teratoma was once a car.
Nature suffers from a scar.
Rain turns into ichors.
Sick soil spews noxious spores.
The beauty of reality has been torn down,
Warping wrongness is engulfing the regions.
This forest of horrid flesh was once a town,
A horrendous stain has infected the world.
Survivors being harvested by hideous legions,
This distorted world will never be restored.
This blood hungry horror was once a dog