Osamu Tezuka as a meme? That’s right, Internet. This is Osamu Tezuka.
You can call this meme douche-bag artist-multimillionaire, too.
WARNING: Extremely demotivating.
PS: In reality, Osamu Tezuka was extraordinarily kind.
And this is why I greatly respect and admire him.
Yeah dude I am not demotivated, I’m in awe.
GET TO WORK.
That water city freaks me out.I can only identify about half of those and it’s annoying me! (The second on in particular - where the hell is that?)
cities in order of appearance are:
- nyc, usa
- barcelona, spain
- rio, brasil
- male, maldives
- niagara falls, usa/canada
- tulip fields in the netherlands
- giza, egypt
- dubai, uae
- venice, italy
- santiago, chile
aerial photography for danimia
Does anyone else have the sudden urge to play SimCity?
I was asked in an interview once: You’re writing another book with a female lead? Aren’t you afraid you’re going to be pigeonholed? And I thought, I write a team superhero book, an uplifting solo hero book, I write a horror-western, and I write a ghost story. What am I gonna be pigeonholed as?
Has a man in the history of men ever been asked if he was going to be pigeonholed because he wrote two consecutive books with male leads? Half of the population is women. I lose my temper here. And it’s certainly not at you. It’s just this pervasive notion that “white male” is the default. And you have to justify any variation from it.
there’s playing piano, which is difficult
there’s ragtime piano, which involves difficult techniques and at its best involves lots of improvisations on a theme
then there’s stride piano, which involves no sheet music and is fully improvised along a basic melody and chord progression
then there’s stride piano duet, which involves no sheet music and is fully improvised along a basic melody and progression AND YOU CAN’T SEE YOUR DUET PARTNER’S BODY LANGUAGE
basically this is magic
oh my god
so is it’s like “lets play and hope for the best”?
danimia look. danidanidani LOOOOOOOOK !!!!!!!!!
I would like to state for the record that omg omg wow wow wow
“The most important thing is to not judge others. So many people look at someone with tattoos or piercings or certain clothes and immediately judge them. Our society is all about control. But life is all about tolerance and understanding.”
“Have you ever caught yourself judging people based on their appearance?”
“Of course. I have to remind myself daily to not do so. You have to work on these things.”
“When did you start to dress the way you do?”
“All my life. My parents tried to stop me from wearing hats. They made me wear these very plain hats to church and I refused. As soon as I got on my own, I started wearing wild hats. I love hats. I have over 100 of them. But the other day I met a woman who had over 300!”
“Have you ever been on the receiving end of judgmental attitudes?”
“Oh, yes. People look at my hats and think I’m crazy, or they think that just because I’m overweight I’m stupid. I’m a professor; I’ve taught for 40 years. I’m not stupid, I’ll tell you that much. Tomorrow I’m going to get an Affiliate Intellectual Freedom Award for my efforts against book censorship.
Now, I’ll tell you what we shouldn’t tolerate. We shouldn’t tolerate homelessness; we shouldn’t tolerate hunger; we shouldn’t tolerate poverty. People who want a job should have a job, and we better raise the minimum wage!”
This is (one reason) why I love the internet.
SAVING THIS FOR WHEN DAVID GETS BACK FROM WORK HOLY WOW. ;_;
OK, this hits me square in the soft parenty bits. snf
I wrote a movie review on my long-dormant movie-related website. Been awhile. Man, writing used to be easy, but this? Was not.
Still, I think it turned out OK, so feel free to take four minutes of your time to read it. There’s even a bonus music video attached!
In the first one she’s like “I DID A THING. LOOK AT THE THING.”
OMG albino otter!
I would like to thank brynndragon and inurashii for filling up my dashboard with adorable baby animals today. I don’t think I realized how much I needed it until I had it. Thanks, y’all.
DEANCON2: THE TRIPPENING
I’ve still got commissions on the list for #Deancon2013, the fundraiser I held last month to replace my Mountain Dew’d MacBook Pro. Thanks so much to everyone who ordered a superhero sketch from me. But as you can see from the above picture, my car, the Bat-Jetta, is in need of more auto repair expertise than I can provide at Trippe HQ. (I do feel unusually handy for deciphering the problem and getting it running well enough to get it to the shop without a tow.) I need to buy two parts for installation, and have a coolant leak fixed.
So, I’m opening the doors for commissions once again, at the same lower-than-usual rate. Honestly, I’m having a great time working on these. I think they’re the most consistently solid commissions I’ve ever done, and while a lot of it has to do with being in the zone and staying warmed up, I honestly think it’s due in large part to how overwhelmingly grateful I feel to the folks who ordered these and helped me get back up and running on a new machine so quickly.
If you missed out on #DeanCon2013 (which I’ll be caught up on by the end of the month), and would like a superhero sketch of your own, #DeanCon2 is the same deal:
$35 - Single Character, Inked (superheroes and supporting cast only), 5.5” x 8.5”
$50 - Two Characters, Inked (superheroes and supporting cast only), 5.5” x 8.5”
+ $5 for shipping in the U.S. (Email me for international shipping.)
Once again, I have a number of slots available on a first come, first served basis, so you can PayPal me (firstname.lastname@example.org), and include the character(s) you want in the notes.
These will be drawn an shipped during October and November, so they make good Christmas gifts.
Pretty great having my computer and my car break down within a month of each other, but I can’t complain too much, since I somehow get to solve problems by drawing superheroes. And I’m reminded of this:
“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.” - Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men
SHARES AND REBLOGS APPRECIATED.