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some anon replies!

1. YES, it was very frustrating and time consuming. i’ve been painting with a lineless 1-layer style for about 9 years, and i’ve only felt moderately confident with it in the last 2 years. it isn’t for everyone, but for me it felt compulsory. i kept doing it even when it was driving me insane.

2. chaotic-muffin was my prepubescent attempt at wit, i think. (it was from a time where “xD” was an acceptable and widely used emoticon, if that gives you any frame of reference.) i started calling myself feverworm like 5 years ago because i needed a new name that wasn’t already indexed in google. i kinda just mashed words together until i found something that looked satisfying lol

3. WAO i wouldn’t call anything about my style “confident,” especially my lines. i have very shakey hands and tend to etch at things until i get the form i want. i guess maybe my strokes kinda look like confident contours because i work at really high resolutions? it kind of hides a lot of the squiggles.

4. y e s  p l e a s e

5. in my head, the shapely, feminine duarda are sort of in fashion at the moment? a magician can create almost any form he’d like when summoning a duarda, but having a really beautiful and delicate looking one stirs up more envy from his peers. i’m gonna explore more exotic shapes in future adopt batches though!

6. holy ding-dong-damn, thank you so much. i don’t often reply to these kinds of anonymous messages because i worry about sounding disingenuous or coming across as aloof even when i mean everything sincerely… but your message made me feel all tingly and i needed you to know, whoever you are, that your sentiment means a lot to me. as much as i try to market my work and appeal to wider audiences and all that, this kind of thing is what makes me the happiest and is the most encouraging. thank you again ;____;

ORGANISATION: Mind Palace Series Part 1/?

A mind palace is to memory as Google is to the internet. You don’t search the internet through Google, you search for information through Googles massive index of the internet. If there isn’t something in the index then nothing but a runtime error code comes up. Imagine your memory as a bunch of tiny dots. There are millions of these tiny dots, but lets pretend there’s only 10. Now make connections between the dots that are associated to each other. Well anything could be associated to just about anything else if you think about it, and there’s so many ways in which things could be connected, you’d end up a huge writhing mass of lines rather than dots. Now try to find something specific and important in that cluster. Sure the connections may lead you to what you want, but they may also lead you in the opposite direction.

How does Google fix this problem? They send out spiders which find everything to do with your search, then each piece of data is criticised using a set of questions about the information. Half a second later you have a set of search results which best fit what you’re looking for. A mind palace can be the same way through training.

There is a large difference a regular brain and a catalogued brain. If you make and maintain a mind palace, you’ll be affecting the Hippocampus (the part of your brain which deals with both memory and spatial reasoning). Normally, memory would look like a large intuitive cluster of dots with unlimited connections. With a mind palace, however, it would look almost the same, except that large cluster would be a bunch of smaller clusters with a single connection going to the centre of each one. It would be organised and easy to navigate. Basically you’d be looking at a giant, intuitive, interactive table of contents of your memory.

For example, my mind palace, which is based on a system I created originating from computer coding languages ,basic mnemonic devices, and the Method of Loci, has four main clusters which further breaks down:

LIBRARY (Concepts and ideas)

Contacts breaks down into eight subgroups:

  • Acquaintances
  • Family
  • General Friends
  • Close Friends
  • Best Friends
  • Mentors
  • Colleagues
  • Enemies

Locations breaks down into six subgroups:

  • Europe (51)
  • Africa (54)
  • Asia (48)
  • Australia/Oceania (15)
  • North America (23)
  • South America (15)

Inventory is directly related to Locations so any items are organised by their location. Inventory has it’s own subgroups (such as environment, food, or office) but all possible subgroups completely depends on your Locations.

Library breaks down into my adapted version of the Dewey Decimal System. It’s in a palace based on many of my favourite libraries and book stores, which breaks down into thirteen floors, one for each subgroup:

  • A - Attic (Holds most important items and a log of recent actions throughout the entire palace. This is the brain, per se, of it).
  • 9 - History and Geography
  • 8 - Literature
  • 7 - The Arts
  • 6 - Applied Sciences
  • 5 - Natural Sciences
  • 4 - Maths
  • 3 - Languages
  • 2 - Social Sciences
  • 1 - Philosophy and Religion
  • G - Ground (Holds general knowledge and logs of all actions that happen within floors 1 through 9).
  • B - Basement (Holding place out of the natural set of paths for information without a place to go yet).
  • L - Locked (Holds all locked sub-palaces that fall under the Library palace. Locked items are suppressed from both the conscious and subconscious mind. If executed properly, you could virtually lock away entire sections of your memory of events and plan for them to surface at a specific time. I will talk all about locked palaces in its own post about how bad they are for you, how useful they are for passing interrogations, and how they are triggered by specific sequences of differing stimuli).

Mind palaces can be formatted in any way you like. You could make it look and feel like Tumblr if you like (which I will talk about when I make a post on Palace Platforms). There’s really no wrong way to do it as long as you follow the basic fundamentals which make it a mind palace by the technicalities of the definitions and origins.

anonymous asked:

Why is march 7th sasunRu day?

It’s because in japanese, date is wrote as 3月7日 which mean march 7th. 3 in japanese is “San” and 7 is “nana”.

So for sasuke, it will be the similarity of “San” and “sa” as for naruto will be quite obvious “nana” and “Na”.

On 3/7 is just like sasunaru. So it eventually become a SN day on that day in Japan.

There are narusasu day too which is on the 7/3. Hope this clears your question.

Another OTP day will be the birthday. Source is from Google

Put seme’s birth month + uke’s birth date and voila… you have it.

Example: SasuNaru day’s July 10 and NaruSasu’s day is October 23. Hope that helps.


ATB Google Doc Index

 Hey guys. I realized I never made a catch all post for docs I specifically wrote for this blog, so I’m making one now! I’ll update this list in the future with any other google docs I specifically type up for ATB. 

  1. Special Edition NYC Panel Notes - notes I took during the Special Edition NYC Panel: Lets Talk About Checks, hosted by Ulises Farinas, Vera Greentea, Joseph Illidge, Fernando Ruiz, Chris Sotomayor and Alex De Campi. 
  2. The Artist’s Toolbox Guide to dealing with big companies- A google doc I wrote up to answer someone’s question on how to navigate communication with larger companies.