Hello. I love your blog. I was wondering on your thoughts for my denizen. I'm a Page of Heart with the denizen Psyke. I'd love some extra input on if I made a good choice. Also if you need it, my land is Land of Paintings and Charms. Thank you if you get to this (^~^)
Psyche is an awesome Denizen. A classical love story. She was once a mortal princess so beautiful that Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, grew jealous of her. Eros (Cupid) was sent to make her fall in love with the ugliest person ever, but fell in love. And after a series of complicated events, they were married.
A little update about me, Jackie, the person who runs languagemysteries.
This month I graduated summa cum laude with my B.A. in English Linguistics, a TESOL certificate, and minors in Business and Spanish!!
I am psyked. It was a satisfying conclusion to my undergraduate career, and I’m excited for the next adventure.
I’m currently balancing a lot of life transitions– I’m getting married (!!!) and my parents are moving states to be closer to us (!!!)– so I haven’t quite decided what the next career steps are for me.
However, this is what I’m thinking.
Learn how to be a teacher, then learn how to be a dual language teacher, then become a dual language administrator/World Language Coordinator… and be able to bring dual language to more schools, specifically Catholic schools.
This is my dream!
I’m not sure how all the proper certifications, teaching experience, Masters, Spain trip, etc will fall into place…but I have a lot of excitement, willingness, and trust.
If this is my calling and I say yes, it will happen!
Trust has been a struggle, so for those who are struggling with having faith in themselves and the future, I want you to know some ways of thinking about it that have helped me.
God would never lead you this far just to leave you hanging– He had many reasons for creating you.
He does not forget them.
He wants you to live your calling so His Spirit can live in the world through you, doing good and making you come alive through that cooperation.
And truly, the next steps will unfold in a beautiful way.
Imagine a Titan coming up to an enemy like “Yo I’m out of ammo so I’ll go with you peacefully.” but as soon as they let their guard down he goes “Psyke” and disintigrate punches them in the groin before taking their gun and shooting the other guys
IT'S OKAY IT'S LOVE - all tracks used (list under construction)
a good OST can often make or break a tv show.
you can have a groundbreaking plot, phenomenal acting and breathtaking cinematography but for me all it takes is misplaced bgm to ruin everything
personally one of the only reasons i’m sticking with IOIL is bc of the amazing music used throughout.
…which is why i’m compiling a list of all the songs used in the show. plz let me know if i missed any. i wasn’t able to find a list myself and since i have time anyway i thought i’d might as well create my own.
(all timings are in accordance with the videos uploaded on viki.com)
**bolded times are either unreleased ost tracks or songs i haven’t managed to find yet PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE let me know if u know any of the unknown songs
***list is updated almost immediately after i watch every episode which is usually within the day it airs since i can’t be bothered to watch the episode and then rewatch it again to catch the songs lol
I didn't realize the girl this year was Sally! Can you walk us through her design concepts this year and what made you bring her back? :3
I always wanted to bring her back to continue the storyline established from the last Tip of the Hats promotional materials, so I did. Heavy was back as a Scout Leader with the bird (who Auzzie named Phil when I asked for a name), showing her around and making sure if she fell out of a tree that she wouldn’t get hurt.
Some new classes were rotated in as additional camping mentors (Soldier, Medic, Scout, I was about to put in Pauling as a Cadette but we scrapped it). We brought back two kids from last year’s promotional materials, and thus, we were ready to animate all of it.
Before the camping theme was decided and shortly after Tip of the Hats 2015, this was Sally’s earliest concept development art, using mods from SedimentarySocks, Psyke and Multitrip on a resized Scout body with Olivia’s legs still present. Haircuts were present as well as more emphasis on yellow rather than pink.
After we figured out our camping theme closer to the date of the event, a quick concept in SFM was thrown together based off a pile of mods made by Sedi, Sliferjim and Sexy Robot.
There’s this Brutal Bouffant model Maxxy also threw together for me that I liked using to shrink down - but the bones were hella broken at the back. So was everything else about how to build this model.
What this year’s Tip of the Hats’s SFM segment has made me realize is not everybody wants to spend the same amount of time or is used to doing what I do. Bapaul was one modeler already doing a bunch of our items - Sedi was brought in late because I realized there was only so much I can tell people to shrink down and scale up. Frankensteining to the extent I do is ridiculous for a group project and inefficient. I needed a body, and I needed hair that didn’t need to be broken to work. Forget resizing Scouts; let’s get a new “Scout”.
The body brought in potential for making more camping scouts. We brought back the younger girl and the kid with glasses, who we named Jill (who’s named after a Valve employee) and Timmy. Both respectively use Miss Pauling and Little Jack’s heads as bases. I would have liked to have 4-5 children and bring back that other kid but reasonably, 3 was the most manageable number to have.
The modeling sheet (with a headhacking guide) that I passed to our Source Filmmaker team this year. We didn’t end up using any bangs for Jill due to how weird it was to get the bangs I used onto her (which was from an MMD model and I didn’t feel like it was worth making people rescale/resize/alpha out more than they should) and Timmy’s eyes were changed from green back to Jack’s blue, effectively making him a Jack clone with bottlecap glasses.
There’s been a couple of comments on the animoo nature of Sally’s design. From the concept art above, there were two hair ornaments pitched: a Max’s Hairclip, as well as a top-knot headband tied “usamimi”-style (which means “bunny ears” and remained a trend in retro-influenced & Japanese fashion). The bunny ears headband was the choice the staff and I personally liked - which was cool because that meant any shot I put of her in front of a sun was absolutely a reference to the Sunbeams Max’s Head.
It’s always really humbling to see or hear that people like Sally or the children as characters, and even see fanart pop around. I know how people normally feel about characters that are children (in which if you screw up Scrappy Doo/Mary Sue style you screw up forever) but I was determined to really hammer it home that this was for the kids, and I was determined to actually make a storyline out of this with the SFM team.
I’m also glad that Bapaul and SedimentarySocks helped me out with making Sally’s hair as well as the camping Scout models: they came a long way, helped out a ton to make workflow more efficient, and added to the overall feel of everything from a body to a marshmallow stick.
I am gonna go ahead and post This with no filters or retouching. It was a wonderful spot, wonderful colors, wonderful pose! I am psyked That yogipeach and yogini-dreams are hosting a mini challenge (I Call Them mimi challenges haaahaha:) You are huge inspirations to Me and finding this challenge made my day!!