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dragonageconfessions:

Confession: I could never play as male Hawke because of his voice. After seeing a bunch of confessions relating to the male and female voices, I feel like I’m the only one who hated playing as a dude. He sounded kind of goofy to me, like nobodies voice is that deep. It was like listening to a cartoon character.

I’ve met the guy. Yes, that is his real voice. Nick Boulton didn’t put much of Hawke’s voice on, like… at all. 

mexi-doodler:

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grypwolf:

… AND THAT IS THE WAY I MAKE FIRE! Simple and messy “how to gry”.
I will add quick smoke tutorial / step by step too Just wait. \o/

EDIT: Sorry for small images >8C I am not good with tumblr image sizes and I have never understood them. But by copying the image URL you can see bigger sized images!

art resources, fire

Saving this for reference. I always have a tough time when it comes to coloring out fire. I suck at it >w<;

Why do white people own so many pets?
Because we’re not allowed to own people anymore.
*****
What is the scariest thing about a white person in prison?
You know he did it.
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how many Chicago cops does it take to change a light bulb? None, they just beat the room for being black.”
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A good looking 50 year old white man is trying to get laid on reality TV. What show are you watching?
To catch a predator.
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Why do white girls travel in groups of three or five?
They can’t even
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What do you call 64 white people in a room? A full blooded Cherokee.

from various reddit threads

at dinner last night, a coworker was talking about hanging out with his white friends and getting fed up with the racist jokes, and asked them to tell a white people joke.  nobody had any, so he googled and found these. after a few of them, people were a lot less comfortable.

white folks, next time you hear a racist joke, maybe lead with one of these in response.  tag this “I’m white” when you reblog it, if you are.

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neverrwhere:

gingerkinomiya:

baconeatsyou:

frecklesandmisterblueeyes:

My house is strange. There’s me, i’m bisexual, and I live with my gay brother and my asexual fiance.
My brother and I have the same taste in boys, but i’m really the only one who likes girls, and my fiance is generally just really excited about dragons.

Dude I want this sitcom

is generally just really excited about dragons

'just really excited about dragons' on an asexual flag is my aesthetic omg

ludicrouscupcake:

poppy-the-knight:

sourcedumal:

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this is fucking adorable

SPREAD THESE IMAGES LIKE WILDFIRE PRECISELY BECAUSE THEY FUCK UP THE MISGUIDED STEREOTYPES WE ALL ARE USED TO SEEING.

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northstarfan:

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wafflelovingbatgirl:

agelfeygelach:

Why don’t most superheroines look like this?

Because most comic books are drawn by men.

Reblogging for artistic reference.

Yes. Artistic reference is why I am reblogging this.

This is why I hate it when people draw the likes of Wonder Woman or Power Girl or She-Hulk without making them muscular because ‘that’s not feminine’. Because clearly, you know, it bloody well is.

Totally reblogging for the artistic reference. Definitely.

(Source: fitgrills)

dragonageconfessions:

Confession: Why are the bi and gay romances always rogues/criminals(Zevran, Leliana, and Isabela) or outcasts(Dorian, Merrill, Anders, and Fenris)? All of the “good” and religious(Alistair, Cullen, Sebastian, and Cassandra) characters are straight. Don’t get me wrong, I love all of the queer characters I can get, but that is NOT representation. Stop stereotyping. Give us varied personalities for the queer characters Bioware.

Okay, lemme lay down why this is bullshit.

Your companions in every Dragon Age game? THEY ARE ALL OUTCASTS AND MISFITS TO A DEGREE. Let’s make a running total shall we of just those who are romancable:

Origins:

Alistair - Former Templar (left), Gray Warden (One of two left in the country), and Royal Bastard (i.e: essentially disowned from his own royal claim). I’m not sure how you get much more outcasted then that, and guess what? STRAIGHT ROMANCE.
Morrigan - Witch o the Wilds, left of her own volition mostly, but also has to worry about her maternal figure in life wanting to possess her. Let’s also look at every interaction she has with civilized life ever. also STRAIGHT ROMANCE.
Leliana - Former Bard/assassin, and when you find her? Basically the equivalent of a born-again christian. She’s one of the most wholeheartedly moral, religious and good characters in that game, and she’d had a confirmed lesbian relationship with her former master, and another possible one with the warden. BISEXUAL ROMANCE.
Zevran - Poor impoverished orphan gets into a life of crime and assassinry because it pays the bills and gets him a better quality of life. Correct in that he’s a criminal. Also correct in that he falls into the category of criminal and BISEXUAL ROMANCE. I’ll give you this

DA2: (EVERYBODY IS BISEXUAL except Sebby)

Anders - Again, one of the most steadfastly moral characters in the game excluding the Danarius confrontation, opposing both slavery and mage-imprisonment. Rejected from the Grey Wardens, yes, but of his own volition and he’s generally very well received in Kirkwall, moreso than the Hawkes were.
Fenris - Fits the initial description fine, but far more interested in doing good than you seem to realise. Also a Warrior, not a rogue
Merrill - Outcast partially because of her own volition, and partly because the Dalish didn’t trust what she was doing, and with good reason. But she is ultimately working towards a more moral goal, and I will remind you opposes slavery and mage-imprisonment
Isabela - She’s a pirate. Of course her morals are loose. But again, part of her backstory was about liberating human cargo. She’s more pragmatic than anything, but still is interested in doing good.
Sebastian - This motherfucker threatens to AMASS AN ARMY AND BURN A CITY OF MOSTLY INNOCENT UNRELATED PEOPLE TO THE GROUND if ONE mage doesn’t die. This guy is not fucking “good”. 

Inquistion:

Dorian- The poor fellow is an outcast, true… from the Tevinter Imperium, which last I checked means he’s probably not an amoral blood-magic wielding power-hungry asshole. HOMOSEXUAL ROMANCE
Cassandra - Spent an entire game threatening the most likable character in it. Not “Good”. STRAIGHT ROMANCE
Blackwall - A little archetypical at this point, but a Warden who displays genuine valor and chivalry in this environment? Rare. A romance option who is older and not more traditionally attractive? That’s practically unheard of. STRAIGHT ROMANCE
Cullen - A character who has literally undergone YEARS of development  both ingame and out of it, is very very different from when he first appeared in Origins?… and you simplify him as “Good” and religious. Jesus. STRAIGHT ROMANCE
Josephine - Antivan Nobility, non-combatant, ally to Leliana, previously established force of good in the shadows. Besides that, what do we know about her that we can ascribe stereotypes to? BISEXUAL ROMANCE
Solas - First romance option in the game to outright exhibit a Racial preference in whom he’s attracted to. I know nothing about his character admittedly, but I know that’s a new thing altogether. STRAIGHT ELVEN ROMANCE.
Sera - Impulsive and anti-establishment lesbian elf. Literally all we know. Sure, she’s a Rogue. Are we going to sum that up as her entire character right now? HOMOSEXUAL ROMANCE.
Iron Bull - The first Qunari seen whose wiling to bend parts of the Qun to his own whims thoughts and philosophical viewpoints. “Stereotyped” my ass. Also a Warrior. Not a Rogue. Also, the first Pansexual character ever in video game history. You have no idea how important that is to me. 

What’s my point? If you’re looking for the stereotypes, that’s what you’ll see. If you’re willing to give the game an inch to work on and expand the characters of a game I will remind is not released yet, I’m sure there’s a lot more to them than what they go in combat and who they fuck. 

Anonymous

Anonymous asked:

hello! can i ask for a tutorail in hands/arms and legs/feet?

decepticonartschool:

sneakymedulla:

zemael:

Hey! Sorry for the late reply, I haven’t really had time to do the tutorial for you! But, I did one today. It’s kinda messy and not 100% anatomically perfect (I do several flaws myself) but I think I made some good points!

  • Arms:

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Arms cannot be done without shoulders, so that’s why I will include them here. To know how one body part works, you need to understand the other parts too. I suggest drawing a stick figure, as shown above. Do it with shoulders and everything - don’t care about anatomy. Really, don’t - go mad! You can figure out how to deal with the anatomy AFTER you have figured how to draw the body freely.

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I imagine most body parts to be shaped as tear drops, as shown above; especially the arms and legs. Draw them above the stick figure - don’t be afraid to overlap the teardrops. In fact, I suggest it! The best way to understand anatomy is to think of it as shapes and doll-parts.

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After you’ve figured that out, do several, VERY tiny, small doodles like these. Go crazy - don’t bother with anatomy just yet. Do them also very quickly and so small you can’t think of the details. Just keep doing this until you sorta understand how arms work. 

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Here is a doodle of a “real” arm, and as you can see, how it’s shaped it resembles the teardrops above. A general rule is to constantly draw the body in curves - male AND female. NEVER draw a single line straight.

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I mentioned before I thought it was important to include shoulders/other body parts to understand another. This is why. The body basically has a “flow” when you move. The red lines clearly shows the flow. This is also how you can create a dynamic pose: think of the flow. The muscles are formed that way to be able to function. Which reminds me, buy some good anatomy books. And I’m talking about more or less MEDICAL anatomy books - you think you won’t need it - but trust me, it’s more useful than you can imagine. I do NOT suggest buying “stylistic” anatomy books, like Christopher Hart (ugh NO), for example, as these can mislead you. Medical anatomy books CANNOT because they MUST be right.

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And for the last part, here’s some “do’s” and “don’ts”. It’s important to remember the muscles between the neck and shoulders. Many, especially when drawing females, forget this. It’s true the most visible it is - the more muscular you will look. But even the most petite people have these. Your neck literally would not function if you didn’t have these supporters. Then, the arms below is just to show why it’s important to draw the body with curves. Many have probably heard “straight lines for males” which is a complete lie. They will look stiff and unnatural. Curves can both empathize muscles AND fat. Heck, even your bones aren’t straight.

  • Legs:

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Legs certainly are the hardest. There’s a good reason for this; because they’re one of our most strongest muscles, and they are more or less dominating when it comes to poses (together with the spine). However, just like with the arms, draw a stick figure. I won’t suggest drawing them completely straight, as you can see here, as it will add weight. Do teardrops shapes. As for the hips - think of them as panties or briefs. This is not a MUST; but it will help; I think!

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And just like the arms, do small doodles. Don’t be serious, play around until you get the idea.

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As you can see, these legs easily can be turned into teardrops even when they’re detailed like this.

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Now, what makes legs/hips interesting is that the way fat gathers there. Although not a must, seeing as we’re all different, females tend to get more fat there than men. Usually, however, it’s not at the SIDE of the hips, but at the thighs, calves and the “love handles”. (Excuse my english, aaah…) Women also tend to have bigger hips, but again, it’s not a must. It’s not uncommon to have small hips, either; or big hips for men, etc.

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Of course, the legs too follow the “flow”!

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Something worth noting is the “Standing point” The standing point is basically a straight line, and the further away you are from the line; the more unbalanced you are. To create a dynamic pose you should avoid that line as much as possible. However, if you want to look balanced/realistic, have the one leg stand there for support. The leg to the left is balanced, as you can see one of the legs is taking all the weight; with other words, it’s the support leg-making it balanced. The legs to the right, however, are likely to fall over if she keeps standing like that! edit: <- that explanation was horrible. Hope you still get it.

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Now for some more do’s and don’ts. I already mentioned the barbie legs, invisible heels and micro-mini crotch in my previous tutorial, but these two are different. I see this mistake a lot; when you sit down, your thighs will become wider because you’re pressing all the fat to the sides. Now, this also depends on how you’re positioning your legs. How much it widens depends on how much fat you have in the first place; but it will always be there.

And then there’s this awkward “thigh gap”. Before I get any haters telling me how I “thin shame”, please, take a seat and read this. Good? Good. How much space you actually have between your thighs depends fully on how you’re standing, bending, angle, body type and everything else. However, the one to the left? Not likely.

  • Hands:

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- Okay, I’m getting really lazy now; so I’ll be quick. Draw a rectangle. Sorta like this; it doesn’t have to be exactly like this - since hands can be shaped VERY differently. Just compare to your friends.

- Draw a little triangle attached to it.

- Now, the fingers! How long they should be and etc doesn’t really matter either. But if you’re unsure, draw them as tear drops, too.

- Now, flesh out the fingers! Starting to look like a hand, sort of.

- Then draw the details and fix things you didn’t like. I really don’t like the way this is drawn but I’m just tired right now.

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Just like the legs/arms, practice by doing that simple figure really quickly.

  • Feet:

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Okay, I’m getting really lazy. Plus, feet are SUPER HARD- I’m just going to say this: think of them as triangles. Overlap them; think of it as 3D!

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Practice practice practice! And medical anatomy books. And photo references. And real-life references!

Hope this helped! \o/ As I said, I’m nowhere near perfect but, ahh, I tried.

Edit: Good damn did I make many typos

Grey’s Anatomy

Pose Emporium is also very useful for anatomical references.

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