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Harada Tomoyo 原田知世 15 years old by photographer Nagahama Osamu 長濱 治 from the 1st McDonald’s Musical Ashinaga Ojisan あしながおじさん (Daddy long legs) program - Japan - 1982

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i’ve been waiting to draw this for weeks now

Tea/Coffee Readings

How To

You need to find a cup with a wide brim that’s light in colour, find a wide saucer. Pour in lose tea leaves/coffee (you can buy loose tea leaves or rip open a tea bag) into you cup and add boiling water (Do Not add milk) Drink your tea/coffee while thinking about your question, if you dont like tea/coffee take a few sips. When you are finished drinking take the cup in your dominant hand and place your non-dominant handover the top of your cup. Turn the cup tree times in a clockwise direction. Pour any remaining water down the sink. Place the cup upside down on the saucer or a napkin and turn it clockwise three times, turn the cup over look for the leaves that have taken shapes. When you have finished your reading it is customary to turn your cup over, place your index finger on the base of your cup and make a wish

Meanings 
You can twist and turn the cup for new angles to find symbols in your cup, the closer the symbol is to the rim of the cup the sooner it will happen. the further down the longer it will take, tea reading can only predict up to a year. symbols at the bottom of your cup will take almost a whole year to take effect. Common Shapes

Abbey Freedom from worry
Ace of Clubs A letter
Ace of Diamonds A present
Ace of Hearts Happiness
Ace of Spades A large Building
Acorn Financial Success
Aircraft Sudden Journey
Alligator An accident
Anchor Success in business and romance
Angel Good news
Ankle Instability 
Ant success through perseverance
Anvil conscientious effort
Apple Business achievement
Arc Ill health, accidents
Arrow Bad News
Axe Difficulties and troubles that will be overcome
Bat False Friends
Bath Disappointment
Bayonet A minor accident
Beans Poverty
Bear A Journey 
Bed Inertia
Bee Good news
Beehive Prosperity 
Beetle Scandal
Bell Unexpected news
Bellows Setbacks
Bird Good news
Birdcage Obstacles, quarrels
Bird’s Nest Domestic harmony 
Bishop Good luck coming
Boat Visit from a friend
Book Open Expect legal actions, future success
Boomerang Envy
Boot Achievement
Bottle Pleasure
Bouquet Love and happiness
Bow Scandal, gossip
Box Romantic troubles solved
Bracelet Marriage
Branch With Leaves A birth
Bread Avoid waste
Broom Small worries disappear
Buckle Disappointments ahead
Building A move
Bull Quarrels
Bush New Friends
Butterfly Frivolity 
Baby Pregnancy, something new
Ball Completion 
Butterfly Transition 
Cab Disappointment
Cabbage Jealousy 
Cage A Proposal
Camel Useful news
Candle Help from others
Cannon news from a solider 
Cap Trouble ahead- be Careful 
Car Good fortune 
Cart Success in business 
Castle Financial gain through marriage 
Cat A quarrel
Cattle Prosperity 
Chain An engagement or wedding
Chair An unexpected guest 
Cherries A happy love affair
Chessmen Difficulties ahead
Chimney Hidden risks
Church Ceremony Unexpected money
Cigar New friends
Circle Success, a wedding
Claw A hidden enemy 
Clock Avoid delay, think of the future 
Clouds Trouble ahead
Clover Prosperity 
Coat A parting, an end of a friendship 
Coffin Bad news
Coin Repayment of debts
Collar Dependence on others for success and happiness
Column Promotion
Comb Deceit
Comet An unexpected visitor 
Compass Travel, a change of job
Corkscrew Curiosity causing trouble
Crab An enemy 
Crescent A journey
Cross Trouble, ill health 
Crown Honour, success
Cup Reward for effort
Curtain A secret 
Cymbal Insincere love
China engagement 
Chair A guest 
Clock Better Health 
Daffodil Great Happiness
Dagger Danger ahead, enemies 
Daisy Happiness in love 
Dancer Disappointment
Deer A dispute or quarrel
Desk Letter containing good news
Devil Evil influences 
Dish Quarrel at home 
Dog good friends 
Donkey be patient 
Door Strange occurrence
Dot money
Dove Good fortune 
Dragon Unforeseen changes, trouble 
Drum Scandal, gossip, a new job, argument
Duck money coming in
Dustpan Strange news about a friend 
Eagle a change for the better
Ear unexpected news
Earrings misunderstanding
Easel artistic success
Egg Prosperity 
Eggcup Danger is passing 
Elephant Wisdom, strength 
Engine news is on its way fast 
Envelope good news 
Eye overcoming difficulties, take care
Face setback
Fairy joy and enchantment 
Fan Flirtation 
Feather Instability 
Feet An important decision
Fence limitation
Fern Disloyalty 
Fir Artistic success
Fire achievement
Fireplace Matters related to your home 
Fish Good fortune in all things, health, wealth and happiness
Fist An argument 
Flag Danger ahead
Flower Wish coming true
Fly Domestic irritations
Font A birth
Fork A false friend, flattery 
Forked line Decision to be made
Fountain Future success and happiness
Fox A deceitful friend 
Frog Success through a change of home or job
Fruit Prosperity
Gallows Social Failure 
Garden roller Difficulties ahead
Garland Success, great honour
Gate Opportunity, future happiness
Geese invitations, unexpected visitors
Giraffe Think before you speak
Glass Integrity 
Glove A challenge
Goat enemies
Gondola Romance, travel
Gramophone Pleasure
Grapes Happiness
Grasshopper News from a friend 
Greyhound Good fortune 
Guitar Happiness in love 
Gun Trouble, quarrels
Hammer Overcoming obstacles
Hand Friendship
Handcuffs Trouble ahead
Hare News of a friend
Harp Harmony in love
Hat A new occupation 
Hawk Sudden Danger, jealousy 
Head New opportunities 
Heart Love and marriage, a trustworthy friend
Heather Good fortune 
Hen Domestic Bliss
Hill Obstacles, setback
Hoe Hard work leading to success
Holly An important occurrence in the winter 
Horn Abundance 
Horse Galloping Good news from a lover
Horseshoe Good Luck
Hourglass A decision that must be made 
House Security 
Iceberg Danger
initials Usually those of people you known to you 
ink pot A letter
insect Minor problems soon overcome
Ivy leaf Reliable friend
Jester Party or social Gathering
jewelry A present
jug Gaining in importance, good health
Kangaroo Domestic Harmony 
Kettle Minor Illness
Key New opportunities
Keyhole Beware of idle curiosity 
King A powerful ally
Kite Wishes coming true 
Knife Broken relationship 
Ladder Promotion
Lamp Money
Leaf Prosperity, good fortune
Leopard News of a journey 
Letter News
Lighthouse Trouble threatening
Lines straight and clear Progress, journey 
Lines wavy Uncertainty, disappointment 
Line slanting Business failure
Lion Influential friends
Lock Obstacles in your path
Loop Impulsive actions could bring trouble 
Man A visitor 
Map Travel and change 
Mask Deception 
Medal A reward
Mermaid Temptation 
Monkey A flattering mischief-maker
Monster Terror 
Monument Lasting happiness
Moon Full A love affair 
Mountain Obstacles, high ambition 
Mouse Theft
Mushroom Growth, setback
Music Good fortune
Nail Malice
Necklace complete Admirers
Necklace broken The end of a relationship 
Needle Admiration 
Net A Trap
Numbers Indicate a timescale, the number of days before an event occurs
Nun Quarantine
Nurse Illness
Nutcrackers Difficulty is passing
Oak Good fortune
Oar A small worry, help in difficulties
Octopus danger
Opera Glasses A quarrel, loss of a friend
Ostrich Travel
Owl Gossip 
Oyster Courtship, acquired riches
Padlock open A surprise
Padlock Closed A warning
Palm Tree Success, honour, happiness in love
Parachute Escape from danger
Parasol A new lover
Parcel A surprise
Parrot A scandal, a journey
Peacock Riches
Pear Comfort
Pentagon Intellectual Balance
Pepper A troublesome secret
Pig Material success
Pigeon sitting An improvement in trade
Pigeon Flying Important news
Pillar Supportive friends
Pipe Thoughts, solution to a problem, keep an open mind
Pistol Danger
Pitchfork Quarrels
Policeman Secret enemy 
Pump Generosity
Purse Profit
Pyramid Success
Question Mark Hesitancy, caution 
Rabbit Timidity, be brave
Railway Long journey
Rainbow Happiness, prosperity
Rake Be organised
Rat Treachery 
Raven Bad News
Razor Quarrels, partings
Reptiles Treacherous friend
Rider Hasty news
Ring Completion
Rocks Difficulties
Rose Popularity 
Saucepan Anxieties
Saw Interfering outsider
Scales A lawsuit
Scepter Power, authority 
Scissors Domestic arguments, separation
Scythe Danger
Shamrock Good Luck, wish coming true
Sheep Good fortune
Shell Good news
Ship Successful journey 
Shoe A change for the better
Sickle Disappointment in love
Signpost Draws attention to the symbol to which it points to
Skeleton Loss of money, ill health
Snake Hatred, an enemy 
Spade Hard work leads to success
Spider Determined and persistent. money coming
Spoon Generosity 
Square A symbol of protection, comfort, peace
Squirrel Prosperity, after a hard time
Star Good health
Steeple Slight delay, bad luck
Steps An improvement in life
Sun Happiness, success, power
Swallow Decisiveness, unexpected journeys
Swan Smooth progress, contented life
Sword Disappointment, quarrels
Table Social gathering
Teapot Committee meeting 
Telephone Forgetfulness causes trouble
Telescope Adventure
Tent Travel
Thimble Domestic changes
Toad Beware of flattery 
Torch A turn fir the better 
Tortoise Criticism
Tower Opportunity, disappointment 
Tree Changes for the better 
Triangle Something unexpected 
Trunk A long journey, fateful decisions 
Umbrella Annoyances 
Unicorn A secret wedding 
Urn Wealth, happiness
Vase A friend in need
Vegetables unhappiness followed by contentment 
Violin Egotism 
Volcano Emotions out of control
Vulture Loss, theft, an enemy in authority 
Wagon A wedding
Walking Stick a visitor 
Wasp trouble in love 
Waterfall prosperity 
Weather Vane a difficulty, indecisiveness
Whale business success
Wheel  good fortune
Wheelbarrow  a meeting with an old friend 
Windmill  business success
Window open good luck through a friend 
Window closed disappointment through a friend 
Wings messages
Wishbone a wish granted 
Wolf Jealousy, selfishness
Woman Pleasure
Worms Scandal
Wreath Happiness ahead
Yacht Pleasure
Yoke Being dominated 
Zebra Overseas adventure
Triangles Good Karma 
Squares Use caution
Circles great success 
Letters Usually refer to friends, family, and people you know
Numbers indicates time, months and years

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commoners, commoner

anonymous asked:

Feral!Adrien ask: I imagine Marinette's flustered clumsiness happens some times. If so has it also caused her to get a little lost?

(I’m so sorry for taking so long to answer this ask! I hope you see this, anon.)

“A little lost”? Try again. 

After meeting Adrien, she avoids the jungle—which is a little hard to do when your camp is in the jungle—because that is one weird experience she does not want to repeat. For one thing, nobody told her about a golden-haired half-naked boy in the forest. Secondly, that was a legitimate, presumably untamed, carnivorous Big Cat—capitals important—with him. And thirdly, nobody told her about a golden-haired half-naked boy in the forest, she was NOT prepared to be sniffed in awkward places. Granted, her neck and the length of her spine aren’t the worst places to be sniffed so unceremoniously, but if she hadn’t jumped and run away when his nose reached her lower back, she had a feeling that he might not have stopped there. She really didn’t want to think about where else he might have sniffed. (She also didn’t want to think about how the flash of expression on his face when she pulled away might have looked like hurt, because if anyone had the right to be scandalized, it was her! Ugh!)

Marinette considered asking someone about human tribes in this part of the jungle, but according to all the briefings and orientations, you’d have to travel hours and hours before you see any. Also, telling anyone about her bizarre encounter meant telling someone that she’s been going deeper into the jungle than she should be, and she really doesn’t want her small freedoms to be revoked. 

Sometimes she wonders if she dreamt the whole thing. 

She stops going beyond the camp perimeter for the time being anyway, and chooses to stay where humans keep their noses to themselves.

Except that Mme. Mendelieve is surprisingly absent-minded at times, and Marinette has more than once run after her team to bring a forgotten notebook or raincoat. She’s usually able to make it back to camp as easily as she left it, but this time, when the raincoats have been delivered and the drive to Do the Right Thing has ebbed away, and she’s standing in the midst of wide trees and tall plants and perpetually wet earth, a jittery uneasy feeling settles heavily in her gut. 

And, just her luck, it rains.

Suddenly, everything is dark and looming and unfamiliar.

She runs. She knows that running when you’re lost isn’t the smartest idea but it’s a knee-jerk reaction she can’t stop. Besides, she’s sure that that boulder looked familiar- oh, but hold on, was that tree always there- wait, no it’s a different boulder- AH! Maybe it’s this one? 

“Okay, stay calm,” Marinette tells herself, wiping her soaked bangs from her forehead. Her voice is high-pitched and breathless and sounded nothing like being calm. Still, she fights to remember what she was taught. 

She huddles under a tree and takes deep, steadying breaths to clear her panic. When you get lost in the jungle you’re supposed to stop, think, observe, and plan. She could stay under the cover of this particular tree and wait for the rain to stop, but she has no idea how long the it’s going to keep pouring. She still has her compass and flashlight on her person, at least. And, heck, maybe that boulder is familiar after all?

There is a dull thump above her, and the stubborn tendrils of panic under her skin jolt Marinette to stand and frantically search the branches for the source of the sound.

Right above her, green human eyes look down at her. 

Huh. Maybe Marinette didn’t dream him up, after all.

He’s sitting on his haunches, his hands resting on the branch for balance. The black fur draped over his head and shoulders covers the flaxen hair she knows he has, though the few locks that escaped the makeshift cowl are dripping wet and plastered on his forehead. His eyes aren’t so curious, this time. They are sharp and wary, and they glint despite the darkness of the forest and the rain coming down on them.

A knife. Marinette has a utility knife, she thinks.

A low growl comes, and it’s only then that Marinette realizes that the human boy’s panther friend is there, too, tense and poised to probably pounce at her. The boy—or man, whatever—holds up his hand, and the Big Cat—capitals important—pauses. Marinette doesn’t know if she’s grateful or afraid of him. In any case, she slightly relaxes her hand and abandons the idea of getting the knife for now.

Then, without warning, the human boy leaps away.

Marinette thinks about to making a run for it too, but the panther is still there, somehow looking unimpressed at her.

“What?” Marinette finds herself asking. “You think I’d be friendly after how he greeted me the first time?”

The panther only huffs. Well, it wouldn’t understand, anyway, being a cat. It probably had no idea that humans don’t greet each other like–

Like….

Oh. 

The leaves rustle above her again, and the boy comes bounding back with a large banana leaf caught in between his teeth. He perches on the familiar-but-not-familiar boulder, on all fours as usual. When he turns to Marinette, cautious and hesitant, she is hit with the truth in front of her.

To say that he behaves like a feral animal isn’t an insult. It’s true, and he probably didn’t have a choice in the matter, judging by how he carries himself. This boy, despite his human body, thinks like cat. A cat that probably doesn’t know humans behave, a cat that probably greets others like other cats do. Maybe, in his mind, he was giving Marinette a proper greeting…

And there she was, about to draw a knife on him.

In this new light, it’s this boy who has the right to snub Marinette, much like his panther friend did. But instead, he wipes his dirtied hands on his fur cowl, grips the leaf stalk from his teeth, and, with the line of his mouth quirked in a tentative smile, swivels the leaf around so he can hold the blade above her head. Marinette is already drenched to the bone and an umbrella may well be the last thing she needs, but his eyes hold a tender glow of kindness that almost completely defeats the dark clouds above them– that Marinette is powerless against the sudden bolt of affection that strikes her heart.

In the distance, thunder rolls.

Slowly, Marinette raises a shaking hand to the leaf stalk. Even after her behavior towards him, he’s being so considerate, it’s almost irrational. She feels like she should be the one with the peace offering.

Their fingers brush.

Marinette grips her new umbrella towards herself, unsure of what to do next. 

“Um…” she starts, her face feeling oddly warm. “Th- Thank you.”

She’s 100% sure he’s not supposed to understand her, feral boy that he is. But the timid smile on his lips blooms into a radiant one, wide and toothy and thoroughly pleased. He lets out a sound that can be a cross between a grunt and a laugh, an infectious sound, and Marinette can’t help but laugh along with him.

Still smiling, he turns on the boulder and jumps up to a nearby tree branch. His eyes are sparkling amidst the drops of rain and he chuffs, jerking his head in invitation. Marinette has no idea what’s going on, but she suddenly feels light and giddy and safe with this cat boy.

So she clutches her umbrella, and she runs after him.

A few tiny spells I’ve put together recently:
  • Spin a fidget spinner clockwise to try to hurry time up, such as when you’re waiting for something or trying to get past an uncomfortable thing. Spin it counter clockwise to slow time down a little, like if you’re late for something or you want to preserve a moment a bit longer.
  • If you have a long umbrella, rhythmically tap it on the ground slowly to summon rain. Speed it up to turn that rain into a storm.
  • Rock candy is hella easy to imbue with the effects of an actual crystal. And then you get a delicious snack that puts that effect inside you for about a day.
  • If you have to be on a plane, bring along ear plugs or earbuds. From there it’s very easy to drop into a trance state and cast a simple spell for the flight to go smoothly. The more you can sort of mentally sync the music’s flow to the world around you, the more potent the effect!
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there he is

probably a lot plainer than other people’s but heres my taako, i lovb him

“He didn’t gave her the time to take breath,be bought his hands on her face. Quickly leaning over her, placing his lips over hers. He heard the umbrella fall to the ground,barelly made a sound for how it was light. 

He felt the rain pour down his forehead, on Summer’s face, the droplets started to stain their uniforms. Surelly after everything ended, his teammate, would have looked at him with confusion, without clearly understanding what happened. 

But it didn’t matter. 

For a moment in his life he was happy,and damned lucky 

Hey, guys! I wanted to announce that I’m joining the PIxel Horror Jam that starts in July. It’ll be about four months long, running until the end of October, but because of ~reasons~ I’m not certain I’ll be able to commit to all that time. Details on that below.

But the game itself! It’s called Achroma, if the art up there didn’t give that away. It’s… a difficult thing to describe, but the idea is that you play a robot person living in a society governed by an autocratic AI. Also, um, the robots have technicolor blood - except for you. Yours is grey. Listen it’s a little bit of a weird game.

But, good news: you get to play as this cute robo person:

(I got real lazy with the hands and feet…)

Also here’s some more random concept art (I’ve been satisfying my urge to get started by messing around with random pics.)

I’ve got the game outlined and about 50% of the script done. My plan is that it’ll be fairly short, maybe an hour or two at most and visual novel-y in genre. I’m not trying for anything real ambitious here, just a small little thing.

So - what about DE, and what about the time thing? Well, my next semester of college includes a few very demanding classes. During that time, I doubt I’ll be able to focus much on else besides. So DE will have to go on hiatus until after next semester - I might work on it in the meanwhile, but I don’t want to make promises. As for this: I didn’t want to start DE and then drop it again, but I also didn’t want to do nothing. So I’ve decided to try and make this little oneshot game. If the due date comes and it’s not complete, I imagine I’ll just post what I have, maybe return to it when I have more time to devote.

Anyway, thanks for hanging around. I’m excited to see where this goes.

Cacophony of Cockatoos!

I just finished these the other day - they’re for a card deck I’m working on, because I am insane and apparently want to draw 50+ parrots!  Thing is, I’m already (ha, after 6 months) almost halfway done, and I feel like this particular project is picking up a tiny bit of steam.

Anyway, this is going to be the heart suit, duh-doy, and it is 13 of the 21 species of known cockatoos, in order, the Goffin, Gang-Gang, Umbrella, Black Palm, Moluccan, Sulfur Crested, Yellow-Tailed Black, Galah, Cockatiel, Long Billed Corella, Bare Eyed, Red-Tailed Black, and Major Mitchell’s cockatoos.  Before I get any guff about the cockatiel not being a cockatoo (not that I mind guff, it keeps me on my toes), that bird does actually belong in the Cacatuidae family, so it technically qualifies, even it no one ever really thinks of it as one, myself included.

I’ll post the Macaws in a bit!  I’m thinking about redoing one or two of them. :P