this is my top secret blog for naruto and art blogging and naruto and other things (such as naruto)
welcome children

sparkyegg:

"i want an anime with non binary characters!!"

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"i want an anime with a visibly disabled character!!!"

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"no, a visibly disabled POC!!! and make them a woman!! and dealing with extreme poverty and homelessness!"

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"well, what about a POC with severe mental and emotional trauma? and a narrative about the horrors of war and imperialism, and race supremacy!!"

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"give me a woman who is as strong as the men in the power structure of her society!!! but don’t sexualize her!!!"

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"give me an anime with a cast that’s diverse in terms of gender representation!!!!"

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"show me the most successful anime of the past 30 years…that’s been written by a WOMAN!!!!"

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"give me an anime with a cast of different races and religions!!! and show me a narrative that includes the way imperialistic white-dominated power structures oppress and devastate minority groups based on racism and destructive actions of war!!"

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"give me an anime with character development and intense personal narratives!!"

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"strong female characters and a narrative without sexism!!!"

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"the best anime of the past twenty years!!!!! if not one of the top animes of all time!!!!!!"

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"what should i watch next?????"

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Starry Night Brush for Sai Paint

grumpybuneary:

discordtrolls:

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psiioniic:

littlecrowofdoom:

psiioniic:

lifes too short to pretend to hate pop music

Or I can just hate pop music because the majority of it stands for nothing but living your life in a moment with no worries or problems and denying reality. Plus there’s not enough guitars for me.

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You really look... nice now.
You really look... nice now.

bluekomadori:

The tutorial of how I achieve watercolor effect in Sai! :) I highly recommend using real watercolor paintings (your own or ones found on the internet) as reference.

And here you can find a few useful links: 

  1. You can download the Sai file of this picture here: link 
  2. Video process of painting another picture: link
  3. The old watercolor tutorial: link
  4. Sai brushes (none of them is made by me) link + file you need to open them in Sai: link
  5. Awesome watercolor brushes made by Kyle T Webster: link

Here’s the finished painting: link

cookiecreation:

And, yes, they’re all women.

adoradork:

My darlings, this is vitally important. I can’t tell you the number of times I have read a fanfic and died laughing when the poor boy bleeds out…and keeps on walking.

ziggyzagz:

sketchchump:

I was on the toilet with that last ask I answered so I decided to actually sit and try to help the best way I can. Anon, I’m still in an art rut especially with anatomy and I’m totally not the best with it, but let me link all of you to some things I like to look at on my spare time.
I don’t have any anatomy art books, so I wouldn’t know who to recommend, but I DO have a lot of youtube videos I watch. Here’s some that might prove usefeul::

  How to Draw: Foreshortening with the Coil Technique
How to draw twisting forms

How I sketch Poses

Force Drawing with Mike Matessi part 1 « fav

Force Drawning with Mike Matessi part 2 « fav

Gesture drawing with Chris Warner

Analytical Figure Drawing with Michael Hampton « fav

Michael Hampton part 2 «fav

How to Draw Gesture with Proko « fav

how to draw structure in the body with Proko « fav

How to draw from reference with Will Terrell  « fav


My favorite books that I have on hand to practice gestures/anatomy with ARE MY HOLY BIBLES.
This one has a wide variety of body types and therefore is my fav…the chubs….>:3

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The main idea to keep your gestures from looking stiff is to remember the line of action
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ALSO SERIOUSLY JUST GOOGLE ANYTHING from man butts to back to arms to head angles if you cannot sit in a figure drawing class like me. Here’s a short gif of my process to sketching a quick figure

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I’M STILL LEARNING MYSELF and it’s fun to practice with friends!! I also enjoy playing around with styles, majorly disney artists such as glen keane
Edit: Pixelovely is a good gesture drawing site

Many resources to help you DRAW THEM BUTTS

th ♡