Netflix adds 4 new animated series and a special to be available globally.
- ‘Dinotrux’ (August 14), by Dreamworks Animation
- ‘Puffin Rock’ (September 1), by Cartoon Saloon
- 'Care Bears & Cousins’ (December), by Moonscoop
- 'Popples’ (November), by Saban Brands
- 'Way too Wonderland’ (August 14), from Mattel’s 'Ever After High’ franchise
I just posted these over on my Etsy, CosmosCreativeCorner.Esty.com
I found the Enchanted Picnic gals last Friday and I just had to have these two, they looked too cute to pass up! After unboxing them and looking at their outfits, I got inspired to make these looks for them!
Cerise’s outfit features a removable, hooded belt and Blondie’s features a remvoable, feathered skirt!
I must say that Cerise looks amazing in metallic red! I can’t wait to make more bodysuits now that I finally took the time to make a pattern!!
Some pictures of the disaster area at work. Nothing new for monster high, though the creepaterias are on sale for $7. But lots of bunny blanc and Faybelle Thorn. And the two pack with apple and raven! And a bonus selfie at work.
We all recall the Anonymous piece posted on Mary Sue in April about Disney’s failure to release merchandise featuring females for Marvel, Star Wars and all “boy-centred” franchises.
While there have been some rumblings of adding more Black Widow “next year”, it’s time to put Phase Two in effect.
What’s Phase Two?
Phase Two is when we become more proactive. We don’t just whine about it on Twitter, Tumblr and other social media. Instead, we’re going to make positive complaints and other actions.
A positive complaint is telling a company how “if you made a product with Black Widow, Ahsoka Tano, America Chavez, etc., then, I would BUY it!” It’s a way of complaining about how they don’t currently make those products and they’re losing out on your money. This can also be done about Frozen and “princess” entities not being marketed towards boys. Everything should be for everyone.
We need to contact these companies by email, postal box, phone, fax, owl post, telepathy, dragon, etc. CONSTANTLY about how much we want these products. If a specific company is doing a good job or has a product you greatly enjoy, tell them so.
Look at Disney’s own rule for how their suppliers should use their brand: “Reflect a diversity of cultures and backgrounds in our entertainment experiences for kids and families”
How are they respecting diversity when the majority of Marvel products are male Caucasians? Even Star Wars have regressed in their product line. The Star Wars Digital Release Commemorative Collection has 24 action figures and only ONE! female which isn’t even Princess Leia.
It’s 200 pages, including smaller companies to contact. Licensees pay a lot of money and spend a lot of time to be able to make and sell Disney properties so they only want products that will make them a lot of money. We have to prove to them that providing products for all genders in all areas will make them a lot of money.
While we wait, go on Redbubble, welovefine, zazzle, CafePress, etc. and design and buy the merchandise they won’t bother manufacturing. Buy or combine forces with someone with a printer or 3D printer or t-shirt printing capabilities to make stuff that way.
Also, make your own kick-ass characters on screen, print, film, whatever you desire, just make it happen and share it with the world.
I’m selling off my Draculaura Sweet 1600 car. For sale for $20 or best offer (plus shipping). The car is out of box but in like-new condition. Message me here if you’re interested and if you’re not looking to buy please reblog this post so I can get a signal boost.
I’ve been wanting to do more of these portrait illustrations but sadly I don’t think I will have the time to draw them any time soon. But for now enjoy them all in one chunk together - how I interpret the characters in my own style (instead of the day job version). Enjoy!
If you have any requests for future characters, let me know!