you can see the lines

anonymous asked:

you'd stepped through a mirror and ended up here, a long, blank hallway with a floor covered in grey tiles. doors line the walls as far as you can see, all of them having their own unique look. you stop in your tracks to read a small green sticky note stuck - taped? - to one of the smaller doors - "this the shitty au lads"

😂😂😂😂 accurate and we would tape a sticky note to a door omfg this is wonderful Nonnie thank you 💜

~Mod Karissa

300 Follower MEGA COLLAB!

Hello! Here to bring some exciting news!

Since we’ve hit 300 Followers, I have decided to do something risky, but it will be worth it in the end!

THE  GEMSONA FAMILY PHOTO:

This will be a photo with all our main gemsonas in it! Anyone who has a gemsona they can draw can participate! Digital users can follow directions under “How it will work” section while traditional users must draw a clean reference for their gemsona with a pose of their choice. Then, they will take a picture in good lighting and a straight-on angle. Make sure your lines are dark and your colors are clean! This collab will depend on communication, so I need you to personally message me if you want to join. 

HOW IT WILL WORK:

As you can see, I have drawn this picture:

The red lines represent the horizon (I couldn’t draw an actual horizon line because it will get in the way).

I will make a download of this and send it to you when it is your turn to draw. It is vital that you keep the PNG transparent and to the same pixel dimensions as the original (4500x3500)

Draw your gemsona on a layer under the main layer (Beraunite needs to stay in front). 

When you are done drawing in your gemsona, please make a download from your DeviantArt St.ash (if you don’t have a DA account, please make one, it’s worth it!) DeviantArt will preserve the pixel resolution for the next person.

Finally, I will download back the drawing and we will continue this for each person.

I promise this will look amazing and I will post it tagging all of you!

Things to note:

-Beraunite is 6′4″, so please draw your gemsona roughly equal to the scale of the drawing.

-The red lines on either side of the drawing mark where the sky will be, so no feet should be inside that area. 

-Don’t leave too much space between characters.

-In the end, it should look like one of those graduation photos (but less tightly packed).

-Use your own style! The difference of styles will look great!

-Any questions? Ask me, I won’t judge!

Again, thank you so much for 300 followers and I think this will work out great!

A little text from me....

Calum is working tonight and won’t be back till tomorrow. I’m sitting in the flat, I’ve phoned a take away curry, and I’m chilling with my pj’s and some wine. I’d like to take this opportunity to say thank you. Thank you to the people who have gone out their way to make me feel welcome, included and explained things to me. Thank you for never laughing at me for not understanding a phrase or a comment or even for not understanding certain types of fiction / workings. Thank you for helping me finally enjoy things enough to feel confident. I’m not someone who finds it hard to makes friends by any means, lord almighty, I’d talk to my own shadow. But it’s different when you’re online. It’s different when you’re trying to say ‘hi’ and you’re just a line on a box. You can’t see the warm smiles or hear the laughs. But in some way it’s easier, as you can’t see the anxiety or the shyness and believe me, as confident and laid back as I am, I can be shy! Anyways. I ramble. I just wanted to say thanks. There’s been some crap and I’ve read some crap, and I’ve seen some crap, but honestly not one person has made me feel anything but loved. Sometimes as humans we focus on the negatives and never the positives. So, before I get too drunk I’ll say this again. Truly truly thank you. Oh and I’m gonna write something and post it tonight. After food though cos I’m gonna eat my own arm! @yourtropegirl @startrek-imagines @star-trekkin-across-theuniverse @lurkch @outside-the-government @whatif-animagineblog @

Originally posted by communitytv

over the years, we’ve seen namjoon be put in the back of all dance formations as he hasn’t always been able to keep up or preform it as powerfully as the others, but in the recent comebacks especially not today we see him as part of the main front line, the main dancers and you can see him putting in his all. I’m so proud of how far he’s come, god knows the amount of hours he’s practice and stayed behind to practice on his own to be able to develop a skill he was less than good in. I’m so proud and so happy he’s the leader of bangtan because it truly shows how far he’ll go to improve not only for himself but for bangtan and armies

he’s truly a person everyone should look up to and admire in some way

“To relax in our giddy unrelaxed configurations, we would sometimes go to amusement parks. I remember one particular day in Seattle where Harrison—well, all of us really—had gotten on a Ferris wheel that had cages for seats that tended to spin as it went around. As you can see, it’s difficult to describe—but the bottom upside-down line is that Mark and I had gotten on the ride first, so when we got off we watched as Harrison—who like all of us was still wearing what we’d worn on TV (not your optimum style for Disneyland Lite)—got on. And Mark and I stood on the ground laughing while a poker-faced Harrison hung upside down like a dressed-up fruit bat with a tie casually draped over his very serious face!” – The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

Omg this Victor cellphone stand they just announced:

It literally says ‘love and life’ and it’s of the shot where he says he’s gonna marry Yuuri yeah I’ll be needing this in my life.

Here’s the rest of the set btw:

(will definitely buy this one too AHHHHH gorgeous boy)

(Skate Canada victory pose. You can see the medal!)

I don’t think this exact shot or line ever actually happens lol.

Otabek and Yurio fans, you’re finally getting merch. Look how cute this is!!

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It makes me nervous as to what I’d do if I were drunkenly partying with 80s rockstars. I don’t think I’d be able to control myself honestly.

Some little things about Billie Joe Armstrong

-(inspired by this post)

-he’s very soft spoken, articulate and thoughtful when he is speaking one-on-one with someone

-if you give him your art he will tell you how much he loves it and be sincere and overly compliment you, and he will probably hold on to it for while

-his favorite Green Day song is Holiday because he loves playing it live

-his everyday clothing is usually a flannel or old t-shirt, with black skinny jeans and converse as you’d expect.  When he’s not on tour he lets his stubble grow out more.  Sometimes he even wears shorts.

-he is a completely different person onstage verses offstage

-ever since becoming sober, he drinks a lot of coffee and soda instead

-if you meet him you can see he is aging with the wrinkles around his eyes and smile lines around his face and bits of grey hair, but it doesn’t matter because time passes by and no one is immune to age, he is still the inspirational man he always has been who will never stop writing powerful music and performing like every show is his last

-he tries to personalize every signature he writes, whether it is adding explanation marks, writing a phrase from your conversation, the year, or asking your name and writing that down

-he also likes to draw on things some people have him sign

-he tries his best to befriend his fans but can get very nervous and shy if there are a lot of them around at once and he has to talk to a lot of people

-he seems to be a classic introvert, if you talk to him from outside of his social group and “rock star” life

-he is a lot smaller than you’d expect- not only short but just tiny, man

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365 days of rory gilmore: day 60
└ 1.21 // 5.02

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Favourite Acting Scenes – Isak and Even meet in the schoolyard (9.10 part 4)

Also known as that post in which I make use of my English lit degree to overanalyse everything.

So here it comes: the scene, in which everything is laid bare and has been episodes in the making. You get the script, but as far as you can see, there is only one line for one of you. That means that the rest of the scene hinges upon you, the actor, your eyes, your body movements, your energy. Throughout the series, you’ve had moments in which moments of quietness were needed, but none as long as this one. To really make it work, it’s all about you and your fellow actor. As mentioned in @softnorwegianslovely post  the trust has been established: you know what you’re both comfortable with and what you can do without breaking the scene. You can challenge each other, and you have each other’s back; so you can make this as intense as possible. We as an audience have to keep in mind; it could be that the music was played during the filming of this scene, but it’s not the only sound they would’ve heard. 

So how is it possible that this scene feels so particularly intense, even when you disregard the music? I think that one of the reasons that makes you feel it so deeply is because of its use of the five senses in order to focus on feeling. Feeling that you’re not alone is so different from knowing that you’re not alone.

Regardless of whether Even was really going to take that final step or not, Isak is scared out of his mind after receiving that text message. As a person who has the tendency to assume the worst, as evidenced by his inability to see that people aren’t always mad at him for stuff he does, for Isak to see that bench to be empty has to be the most horrible feeling in the world. You feel that his heart just sinks right into his stomach; until he remembers Even’s ridiculous towel dispenser flirting move – maybe he’s to be found there. And then, as if the stars aligned for just that moment, Even is there.

The tiniest hint of a smile is found in Tarjei’s mouth and eyes, and he makes the relief feel tangible; Even is shocked into a motionless state, his depression clearly has taken a heavy toll on him with his red-rimmed eyes. But still, they walk towards each other. Both in different mind-sets; Even terrified and maybe unable to comprehend what’s going to happen here, while Isak is slowly taking in the fact that Even’s still here. They keep looking at each other.

Now, the first time I saw this scene I was confused as to what Isak was doing here; he’s not kissing his cheeks but seems to be ‘nosing’ them. But rewatching it a few times, one edit with regular street sounds in particular, made me realise that Isak slowly wants to make sure that Even physically and emotionally feels that he’s not alone. And even for himself, this is the case: Isak needs to feel Even is there, he isn’t gone yet again, he’s right there. We need to see this in close-up.

So first are touch and smell; cheeks upon cheeks, noses upon noses as they are so fond of doing. Can you feel me, Even? How close we are to each other? There’s no space between us. And when he’s sure Even feels him – because Even leans into him in small increments, brushing his nose ever so slowly over his cheek – then he moves on to touch and sight and hearing. His hands make sure Even looks up, into his eyes. Can you see me, Even? I’m still here. See me here so close to you.

And then he mentions a few of the most wonderful words you can hear in this universe and all the parallel ones.

You’re not alone.

What a beautiful reaction from Henrik here: he listens, takes it in, and closes his eyes as if it’s too good to be true. Ever so slowly, they move on to touch and taste. Isak takes the initiative, kisses Even very carefully and only twice. I’d like to kiss you so much more. If you’ll let me. But that’s all they need for this moment. Then there’s the eye contact again; Isak already almost falling against Even, seeing his face and those wonderful eyes again. Until now they’ve only given the barest touches to each other, but now that’s not enough anymore.

Tarjei and Henrik’s amazing chemistry, trust and ability to show the feelings and emotions behind this scene without saying anything made this such a special scene. Lesser actors would not have been able to convey such intensity in a scene without dialogue.

So Isak envelops Even into his arms, and Even reaches around him to tightly hug him back. And isn’t that one of the most wonderful feelings in the world? When you’re completely surrounded by someone’s smell, and touch them by taking them in your arms, and hear their breath pushing out in relief? Now you not only know you’re not alone, but you can actually feel it.

What a Helga Natt indeed.

Previous parts: here.

anonymous asked:

I love your line sketches of the BBcsherlock characters and would love to learn how to draw this way. This style where you can see individual lines instead of other shading absolutely facinates me. Do you have any tips on how to start?

Hey thanks! I don’t think there’s anything particularly special about this sort of style, it’s basically just the same as crosshatching with a traditional pencil, except here with digital art I just used the pen tool in SAI so the lines don’t blend and they stand out more.

Essentially what you’re trying to do is express a plane with a series of lines, like this:

To express tone and shading, you can vary the density:

Thickness:

Darkness:

Or overlap lines (crosshatch):

This doesn’t mean that crosshatching always makes things darker, sometimes you can crosshatch lightly, it’ll just make the shading look finer:

So with a combination of line density, thickness, darkness, and overlap, you can create all sorts of different tones and textures depending on what you need for different parts of the picture:

To express turning faces, you can vary the direction or angle of your lines:

The rest is just a matter of deciding how you use those techniques to express the picture you want to draw, and that’s a matter of your own judgement and experience; it would be impossible to list every rule because there aren’t any rules. The stuff about thickness and crosshatching and density etc. I basically made up just now by looking back on my drawings and analysing the lines; I never actually consciously thought about those things when I drew them, so don’t treat them like commandments or something, play around with different lines and combinations to get a feel for yourself what works in what situations.

To illustrate that I’ll draw a picture of Sherlock and try to break down what I’m doing at each step:

Sorry my notes are a bit messy (I hope you can read my writing) but if anything I guess it reflects how messy my thought process is, I’m always adding things and changing things as I go along.

Always remember, you’re trying to use lines to represent planes, so even though you’re drawing in lines, you need to be looking at the reference and thinking in terms of planes, not lines. Also, make sure you keep your lines parallel so they don’t run into each other because that’ll make it look messy.

I think the best way to learn is always to try things yourself, so don’t just look at this tutorial, go play around with the lines yourself, whether you use my steps as a starting point or draw from a photo of your own, hopefully you’ll get a feel for how to use lines then. Also remember that you can go as detailed or as loose with your lines as you want, so long as you have the important shapes and facial features expressed.

Hope this was helpful! :)

What the "Discourse" about Bismuth really is
  • crewniverse: *represents positive same-sex couples, discusses abusive relationships, portrays the negative effects of war especially on mental health, stresses the importance of consent in a children's show, shows that good guys can sometimes do back things or just aren't as good as you thought they were*
  • SU fandom: This is so nice :)))) I can't believe someone would put all of these adult messages in a kid's show!
  • crewniverse: *airs an episode mirroring the struggles of Black Americans with an "all lives matter" message, literally says in the show that using violent means to fight your oppressors makes you just as bad as them, has this ideology belong to a gem that started a war for freedom, doesn't tell the "radical" gem that the war is over and paints her as an extremist that must be contained, literally no actual discussion about anything*
  • SU fandom: Listen sweaty :))) it's just a kids show. You can't expect them to condone MURDER in a WAR on a kids show :(((( Violently fighting oppression is too difficult for kids to understand!!!! Don't you understand that the crewniverse has been progressive in every other way??? Why does a bit of anti-Blackness that directly contradicts real life movements matter in the long run????? Stop being so sensitive!!!
  • Also SU fandom: All gems matter!!!