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spider-luke:

mockwa:

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This some extra dimensional lookin shit right here

This reminds me of therm-optic camouflage in Ghost in the Shell. They almost disappear at times in the video.

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eriknutinthispoosy:

aislinnsilver:

reverseracism:

“Ghetto is nothing but creativity that hasn’t been stolen yet.”

- Writer, Nezarial Scott, on the hypocritical commercialization and commodification of Black American fashion, vernacular, slang, culture, and livelihood.

http://www.flare.com/beauty/issa-rae-interview-black-girl-magic/

DAMN. That hit me hard.

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More importantly than me not believing him is that I DO believe HER.

And I’m not just talking about the Senate hearings. Women exist as whole human beings completely on their own… not just adjacent to men.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Pixie and Brutus

the-geek-cornucopia:

tiny-septic-box-sam:

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Artist @pet_foolery on Instagram

I’m living for this

Please submit this to Netflix.  I need this as a show so bad.

THEY POSTED ANOTHER ONE!!!!!!

Go follow @pet_foolery on Insta seriously their shit is SO good

I love this

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sourdoughnibblers:

atopcat:

800-dick-pics:

judo-ichidai:

libertariancommunism:

Nationalism is one hell of a drug

its the anti blackness

As Mesut Özil so eloquently states: “when we win I’m German, but when we lose I’m Turkish”. If you look different society’s love for you will always be conditional, if you don’t benefit them they’ll make sure the world knows you don’t belong. If Osaka loses another match or tournament they’ll go back to calling her a “hāfu”.

“If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare me a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German, and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.” - Albert Einstein

Posted 4 weeks ago

blaqueafricanroast:

kidkendoll:

bigejh:

yugiohnoshebetterdont:

upside-happenings:

pylertalma:

hey what the fuck??

In all my years of the internet..

This fucking show man I’m crying

What is this anime lmfao

The way this made me laugh

😂

I laughed so hard that I got a headache…😂😂😂

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Posted 4 weeks ago

Building Simplicity - 11/11/2008

Posted by Natiq Jalil on Sunday, June 12, 2011 Under: Retro blogs
I am sometimes asked how I do what I do. This isn't a question easily answered in words. So I thought that I might share a little bit of the madness with you. This is how I went about completing the poster art for Simplicity, one of the main characters for 'Full Circle.' I used photoshop CS3 and a WACOM Graphire (which I am sure wants a break after dealing with me so often). This piece took me about 14 hours total to complete. Hopefully, the results are worth the time. Please feel free to tell me what you think...

I always start out with a rough sketch in blue. Why blue? Why not?

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The first thing I color is the skin, always. I color on a new layer in Multiply, so I can still see the lines underneath.


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Next, I usually do the bulk of the clothing. In this case, a dress and sandals.

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Now I do her hair. I rarely ever sketch the hair out exactly the way I want it for some reason. So I kinda create it here in this step as I see fit.
 
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At this stage, I add design elements to the clothing and build the nearest background elements, to make sure the image still has balance. Or at least, that's what I tell myself.
 
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Now, I'm making the executive decision to simplify my life and spare you the boring details of building walls on a computer. At this stage I build the rest of the background from nearest to farthest, and add any tiny details I missed before. Drop in the logo, sign my name, throw a tat on her foot and voila! Finished! Tired as hell and want to sleep for weeks.

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Well, if you made it through all of that, thanks for spending time with me. Let me know what you think. If you didn't make it through it, I don't blame you. Once again, I would like to thank my homegirl, Sasha, in Florida, (who will probably never even see this blog) for letting me use her nickname to complete this character. Please feel free to leave any comment, critiques or questions you feel like. Thanks again for visiting.



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