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I spent like 3 hours on this.

doing it for them tho *wipes tear*

I think that thing Morty said about Rick being more like a fucked God than a hero or a villain is the most accurate description of Rick. He’s saved people a lot, but he’s capable of fucking things up on a massive scale (sometimes on purpose, other times without meaning to).

Hell, he made an entire microverse to use as a car battery and enslaved the people there to make more energy. So he’s literally a fucked up God. I feel like Morty knows Rick better than anyone else in the family to be honest.

There are roses on Derek’s doorstep.

No note. No scent trail. After determining that there is nothing inherently magical or deadly about them, he spends the entire rest of the day researching symbolism and archaic demon customs, trying to figure out what kind of death threat he’s just been handed.

It doesn’t occur to him until nightfall, when the neighbors start discussing their romantic dinner plans at a decibel he has trouble tuning out, that he realizes the flowers might not have been delivered with malicious intent.

Because, apparently, today is Valentine’s Day. And apparently someone decided that Derek should receive flowers to celebrate the occasion.

Derek Hale has a secret admirer.

He honestly would have preferred the death threat.

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3 notes walk into a bar

C, E-flat and G walk into a bar. The bartender says, “Sorry, but we don’t serve minors.” So E-flat leaves, and C and G have an open fifth between them. After a few drinks, the fifth is diminished and G is out flat. F comes in and tries to augment the situation, but is not sharp enough.

D comes in and heads for the bathroom, saying, “Excuse me. I’ll just be a second.” Then A comes in, but the bartender is not convinced that this relative of C is not a minor. Then the bartender notices B-flat hiding at the end of the bar and says, “Get out! You’re the seventh minor I’ve found in this bar tonight.”

E-flat comes back the next night in a three-piece suit with nicely shined shoes. The bartender says, “You’re looking sharp tonight. Come on in, this could be a major development.” Sure enough, E-flat soon takes off his suit and everything else, and is au natural. Eventually, C, who had passed out in the bar the night before, begins to sober up and realizes in horror that he’s under a rest.

So, C goes to trial, is convicted of contributing to the diminution of a minor and sentenced to 10 years of DS without Coda at an up scale correctional facility. The conviction is overturned on appeal, however, and C is found innocent of any wrongdoing, even accidental, and that all accusations to the contrary are bassless.

The bartender decides, however, that since he’s only had tenor so patrons, the soprano out in the bathroom and everything has become alto much treble, he needs a rest and closes the bar.

(Taken from this link)


Ivanka Trump booed after saying her father is a “tremendous champion” of families

  • First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump was booed on Tuesday while speaking on a women’s economic empowerment panel, after she praised her father, President Donald Trump, for being a “tremendous champion of supporting families.”
  • Ivanka Trump was also asked to defend the “attitudes toward women your father has publicly displayed." 
  • In response, Ivanka Trump blamed "criticism from the media” for how her father is viewed on women’s issues.
  • Trump, who upgraded to being a formal a White House adviser in March, was invited to speak at the W20 Summit in Berlin by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a panel called “Inspiring Women: Scaling up Women’s Entrepreneurship.” Read more (4/25/17 8 AM)

dmcanonymous  asked:

So that's how to reference with digital art. Cool. Thanks for sharing it.

It is! I always make sure to try and break the pose into shapes and work from there. I also like to use arrows to show the flow of the pose!!! I then open it next to my picture and draw the shapes scaled up in size as I draw on a 4000px x 4000px canvas usually. You can also use posemaniacs.com for referencing, if you scroll down the right side and click “model” it has hands, a torso, and a head for practicing with.

Here’s 2 examples!!!

Making someone bigger than ref’d person:

Making someone smaller than ref’d person:


anonymous asked:

have you got any advice for adding juice to things beyond The Vlambeer Shake™? i've got that down but i'm not sure exactly where to go from there.

I gotchu fam. Did you know that TJ stands for “The Juice”? 

So the first bit of Game Juice advice I always give folks is learning about easing/interpolation curves. 

(image courtesy of UXPin)

This website is a veeery good reference for learning all the different types of curves, and finding the right one for your situation. 

Implementing the right easing curves can not only refine and tighten the controls of your game, but can also add personality to your animations. Use an interesting curve whenever you can, there are so many uses!

One of the best talks I’ve ever seen on Game Juice can be found here on the GDC Vault! Definitely check it out, there are so many good tips in the talk. They use juice up a game of Pong as an example; It’s a super tiny example but it can be scaled up and applied to pretty much any project.

All the advice I can give can pretty much be found in that video, so I’ll let it do the talking!


Shiki Tou by Azuma Makoto 

In the middle of a snowfield in one of Japan’s coldest geographical areas, artist Azuma Makoto has realized a monumental artwork that builds on his sculptural practice and interest in the botanical world. over the past 10 years, Makoto has been working with open steel frame structures that accommodate carefully suspended bonsai trees within their exposed shell, documenting this sculpture’s journey across the globe. for this latest installation, the artist has scaled up the process on a monumental level, hanging a huge pine tree from a 5 meter cubic iron framework placed in the snow.

Azuma Makoto has set ‘Shiki Tou’ (‘tou’ meaning ‘winter’ in Japanese) in the northern Japanese city of Kawasaki, on Hokkaido Island. the enormous pine is carefully tethered to a huge steel framework by meticulously-tied rope cords and wire bond. suspended above the surface of the snow, the tree’s colossal root formations become visible as they hover just above the earth from which they came. as each moment passes, the sculpture becomes more and more concealed by falling snow — sometimes appearing as an unusually large figure in the distance, when conditions are cold, and other times disappearing almost completely from view. this changing perspective has been documented in a series of photographs seen here.

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