genre: angst, fluff. character/s: college student jaehyun!au | reader. overview: she was the proof to his hypothesis. warning: explicit language, mentions of infidelity, mean girl references i’m sorry. word count: 8550.
The two grinned at one another and then took a step back,
Augustus taking Patrick’s hand as they began to make their way from the
bustling art building to the café they typically went to for lunch. Conversation
shifted to their respective classes, until Patrick abruptly stopped and turned
to face Augustus with sudden excitement. “Oh, right! I m-m-made something while
bored in K-Kettleton’s class. Want to see?”
“Oh, um, sure.”
“C-close your eyes.”
Augustus hesitated, but upon seeing Patrick’s
hopeful smile, obliged. He wondered vaguely if he was about to be pranked, but
that didn’t sound like something his boyfriend was likely to do…..
It was only by a stroke of luck that Jack happened to look at his phone just as he exits the lecture hall. The group chat was blowing up – the group chat was always blowing up these days – but the lack of all-caps or exclamation marks caught his attention right away.
Eric Bittle: Guys, I wouldn’t ask this of y’all if I really didn’t need this, but I have to ask a HUGE favor of one of you.
Shitty Knight: brah are you dying
Justin Oluransi: You can have my kidney, Bits.
Adam Birkholtz: u aren’t gonna save that for me just in CASE, JUSTIN?
Larissa Duan: shit, bitty, r u ok
Eric Bittle: Um, yeah, mostly, I just…..need someone to pretend to be my boyfriend.
Chinese-American architect IM Pei turned 100 this week. To celebrate, Dezeen selected 10 of his most iconic buildings from a career that spans seven decades.
His architecture is identifiable through its strict geometries – combinations of circles, squares and triangles that manifest in both two and three dimensions in plan, section and elevation. The firm’s oeuvre ranges from a curving brick chapel to soaring glass-sheathed skyscrapers, and includes museums, libraries and civic centres in locations across the globe.
Identified from the top:
Le Grand Louvre, Paris, France, 1989
Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong, China, 1990
Suzhou Museum, Suzhou, China, 2006
Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar, 2008
Dallas City Hall, Dallas, USA, 1978
Luce Memorial Chapel, Taichung, Taiwan, 1963
Miho Museum, Kyoto, Japan, 1997
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, USA, 1995
Kennedy Library, Boston, USA, 1979
National Gallery of Art East Building, Washington DC, USA, 1978
Well done for still doing what you love despite everything.
Despite being called a distracted doodler in class when drawing helped you learn and concentrate.
Despite your teachers being dissapointed in your wasting time pursuing art.
Despite your art teacher (more often than not) wrinkling their nose at whatever style you chose to draw in.
Despite the fact that your name will not have been cheered on a sports field nor embroidered on a jacket lined with school pride.
Despite the fact you weren’t awarded or comended for the hours of hard work and dedication you put into honing your craft.
Despite choosing to follow something considered frivolous in a clockwork world.
Despite the fact that even maths and spelling had nationwide contests to prove their skills on a regular basis.
Despite your government trying to cut any curricular support you may have needed in your passion.
Despite all that you’re still here and you are still doing what makes you both incredibly happy and desperately sad.
Despite all that you’re an artist and you are so hardcore and wonderful. Never give up art kids, keep building a magical world!