Sonic Orca

Monikers: Annie, Em
Age: XXII
Occupation: terrible art graduate, bread knife lawyer

Once in a blue moon if the donuts are in alignment I make things.

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  • aymrc:

    I have been interviewed for Cartoon Brew so I took this chance to share some Ping Pong backgrounds and the color-script of the first episode. I hope you will enjoy them.

    You can also follow me on twitter : https://twitter.com/AYMRC




    feelavalanche:

    Hey remember when Danny was on this show and also the lacrosse team



    emmyc:

    moonanimate:

    Enjoy. :)

    (edit) - Missing Credits: Chloe Buse, Diana D’Arcee

    This is incredible!!



    kickingshoes:

    myfemalegaze:

    geekisthecolour:

    elijahfeathers:

    cocobeef:

    redsuitandtie:

    commonersking:

    sageofmagic:

    memegrandpa:

    helbows:

    Introducing the Social Intelligence Test! From what I can tell, it’s sponsored by Harvard and it’s rather interesting. The basis is you look at pictures of people going through different emotions and decide what emotion they’re feeling. The trick is, you can only see their eyes.

    How well can you read people? I never thought I was good at it, but I scored rather high on this test. It was a very interesting experience! I highly recommend taking this!

    13 out of 36…

    28 out of 36

    26 of 36.

    26 of 36 

    31 out of 36.

    YOOO WHAT

    Your score on this test was 29 out of 36.

    WELL I DON’T SUCK

    30 out of 36…
    I did notice though how most of the female examples are hard to read because they have that kind of unexpressive, glazed modelling look. Also pretty sure I saw Chris Evans & Keanu Reeves in there XD

    33 out of 36

    Woo!

    30 out of 36. I’m honestly amazed. I hate looking people in the eyes so I assumed I’d get a lot lower.




    batcii:

    smoo told me to draw zutara week stuff so instead i drew some modern au gaang. sorry for my shitty handwriting.




    gamtav88:

    brooklyn-knight:

    jalexintheimpala:

    god bless gordan ramsey 

    Dude is only a dick to adults, awesome.

    because, those adults should know what they’re doing, they’re cooks these are kids hes teaching to cook, therefore he is patient. 




    globalpoetics:

    White American Brutally Assaults Korean Man in a Hate Crime

    Shoreline, Washington, USA —

    A Korean man, Jae Kang Lee, was beaten and dragged into busy Ballinger Way in Shoreline on October 26. Police said the only motivation for the attack appeared to be the victim’s race.

    They arrested Dion Packard of Arlington and charged him with malicious harassment and assault. Eyewitnesses said the beating was unprovoked. Michael Alford was pumping gas when he noticed the attack at a bus stop just 30 feet away.

    He said Packard slammed Lee’s head into the bus stop pole and then the man collapsed and Packard started kicking him. The eyewitness said, “It became very scary, very quickly. He said Packard grabbed his victim around the neck and pulled him into Ballinger Way.

    Alford said, "It looked to me like he was going to actually throw him into the oncoming traffic." Alford ran out onto the street, waved his arms and said “stop, stop.” Two other bystanders joined him to stop the beating and that’s when the attacker started to protest. According to Alford, he said, "Why are you helping him? Don’t you know this man’s Japanese? Don’t you know what we did for them in Vietnam?"

    via http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/man-attacked-bus-stop-because-race/nbgwc/




    sapphirelullaby:

    Commission for RedBeanViolin and Dapperowl of their version of Zelda from their super cool comic Demon Road! ch-ch-cheeckk it outt




    teshikaart:

    After watching episode 7 I really wanted to draw an older, master airbender, Jinora, and thought it would be cute to draw an older Kai as well. :>




    me-ya-ri:

    How media clearly reflects the sexism and the racism we cannot see in ourselves.

    carnivaloftherandom:

    saathi1013:

    bana05:

    I wanted my first-year film students to understand what happens to a story when actual human beings inhabit your characters, and the way they can inspire storytelling. And I wanted to teach them how to look at headshots and what you might be able to tell from a headshot. So for the past few years I’ve done a small experiment with them.

    Some troubling shit always occurs.

    It works like this: I bring in my giant file of head shots, which include actors of all races, sizes, shapes, ages, and experience levels. Each student picks a head shot from the stack and gets a few minutes to sit with the person’s face and then make up a little story about them. 

    Namely, for white men, they have no trouble coming up with an entire history, job, role, genre, time, place, and costume. They will often identify him without prompting as “the main character.” The only exception? “He would play the gay guy.” For white women, they mostly do not come up with a job (even though it was specifically asked for), and they will identify her by her relationships. “She would play the mom/wife/love interest/best friend.” I’ve heard “She would play the slut” or “She would play the hot girl.” A lot more than once.

    For nonwhite men, it can be equally depressing. “He’s in a buddy cop movie, but he’s not the main guy, he’s the partner.” “He’d play a terrorist.” “He’d play a drug dealer.” “A thug.” “A hustler.” “Homeless guy.” One Asian actor was promoted to “villain.”

    For nonwhite women (grab onto something sturdy, like a big glass of strong liquor), sometimes they are “lucky” enough to be classified as the girlfriend/love interest/mom, but I have also heard things like “Well, she’d be in a romantic comedy, but as the friend, you know?” “Maid.” “Prostitute.” “Drug addict.”

    I should point out that the responses are similar whether the group is all or mostly-white or extremely racially mixed, and all the groups I’ve tried this with have been about equally balanced between men and women, though individual responses vary. Women do a little better with women, and people of color do a little better with people of color, but female students sometimes forget to come up with a job for female actors and black male students sometimes tell the class that their black male actor wouldn’t be the main guy.

    Once the students have made their pitches, we interrogate their opinions. “You seem really sure that he’s not the main character – why? What made you automatically say that?” “You said she was a mom. Was she born a mom, or did she maybe do something else with her life before her magic womb opened up and gave her an identity? Who is she as a person?” In the case of the “thug“, it turns out that the student was just reading off his film resume. This brilliant African American actor who regularly brings houses down doing Shakespeare on the stage and more than once made me weep at the beauty and subtlety of his performances, had a list of film credits that just said “Thug #4.” “Gang member.” “Muscle.” Because that’s the film work he can get. Because it puts food on his table.

    So, the first time I did this exercise, I didn’t know that it would turn into a lesson on racism, sexism, and every other kind of -ism. I thought it was just about casting. But now I know that casting is never just about casting, and this day is a real teachable opportunity. Because if we do this right, we get to the really awkward silence, where the (now mortified) students try to sink into their chairs. Because, hey, most of them are proud Obama voters! They have been raised by feminist moms! They don’t want to be or see themselves as being racist or sexist. But their own racism and sexism is running amok in the room, and it’s awkward.

    This for every time someone criticizes how characters of color and female characters of color especially are treated in text and by subsequent fandoms.  It’s never “just a television/movie/book”. It’s never been ”just”.

    …and by subsequent fandoms." <— bless this addition.

    This one is always worth reblogging.
    When I say, “Representation matters,” it’s not just the presence of PoC, women, PwD, LGBTQIA, in narrative, it’s the roles are those characters are occupying.

    The hall of mirrors that is the interplay between fiction and real life becomes a negative feedback loop with real consequences, because we internalize things and then we act them out.

    Storytelling is a powerful thing. What stories are we telling, and why?