so this happened
I really fucking adore this.
that’s it. I’m doing this story.
When you say “doing” it do you mean a fanfic? I’d love to read it.
By the way, there’s a lot more Sailor Mew art and comics in my Sailor Mew tag. =)
Take this weekend to binge on Mark Waid & Alex Ross’s alternate-reality DCU Trinity story, Kingdom Come.
Buy this read this get this it is THE best Elseworld story ever written!
notice his finger is NOT on the trigger, he is posing for a picture, and using proper trigger safety.
Finally got pushed into making a page for all the Fluffle Puff merchandise stuff.
I’m still working on it and trying to find more people to add.
But everyone on that list has taken the time to get my permission. They even talk to me on a personal level and on a regular basis. They were even kind enough to offer me some of the profits. I know some of these people quite well. They’ve become my friends and I trust them.
So if you desperately want to support me, I would suggest getting something from that page. Not only will you be helping me, but you’ll be helping the nice people who make it all. And you’ll get something nifty. Especially those pendants. Those are too neat. <3
Except for Rebubble. It barely helps me. That’s just kind of there mostly for the fans who want general stuff. I even kept the percentages at the default. But they did add pillows and tote bags recently. So they’re getting some nice stuff. Also blankets. I might try making a Fluffle Puff blanket. Like a collage of popular posts or something…
Anyway, this will probably be the only time I announce that page. Unless I do major updates or something. But I added a button to the side of the main blog page called “Fluffle Puff Merchandise.” So if you’re interested, just give it a quick click every couple months or so to see what’s going on.
And speaking of support, I’d like to give a really big thank you to all of you who have been randomly donating to me. You really didn’t have to. But it sure does help and mean a lot. Like, for real.
Love you all.
Hearts and wiggles~ ♥♥♥♥♥
PS: This post will probably explode in a couple weeks. I’m trying to clean up the blog a little and keep it mostly answers and fanart. ♥
It’s a two-fer! Courtesy of @dcwomenkickingass, and specifically this post, I had to do an edit of these, while my storyboards wait.
I’m not going to go into long explanations here, I hope the drawings do speak for themselves. In the first case, it’s a Land being Land, although I do have to say that he did give a butt to Silk, as opposed to his usual ablation of hips and gluteus maximi. However, he unfortunately did it wrong.
Artistic anatomy is all about drawing structure, from the inside out. Your muscles by themselves can’t look right if they aren’t placed on top of a properly proportioned skeleton. Boobs won’t look right if they aren’t drawn as following the curve of the ribcage, its center line, or the movement of the arms which either pull or push on the pectorals on which the breasts hang. The arms back mean the shoulders are lowered, and the angle of the hands will be different since there’s a 3/4 turn on the torso. It shows that Land is drawing by guessed shapes, copied contours and practiced repeated motions. There’s no real structure underneath his shapes.
And if we look at the legs, I can only picture Kitty Pride phasing out of a wall: the legs look like they got mangled up to look like stumps. But even structure-wise, there is no thought put into whether the pose actually works, which is why it looks so clumsy. The legs should be reversed due to the line of action that’s in the torso but not followed through into the pelvis and legs. And I’ve been using the coil technique a lot in order to make my volumes work - it should be obvious by the roughs above - which help me figure out things like foreshortening.
Silk too was a problem of lack of structure, proportions all over the place, and lack of weight and purpose, but it felt moreso than Spiderwoman. I used the same pose Land did but worked out the skeleton first, using rotation arcs in order to properly proportion the length of the various limbs. I don’t know these characters and I might not have used these poses, but Silk here definitely looks like she’s dancing.
The variant cover by Manara looks like a pose right out of porn, pelvis up and cheeks spread, costume looking like body paint, and it makes me very uncomfortable. She doesn’t look like a superhero about to strike, she looks like she’s about to get… well, it’s a porn pose. This is sexualisation. It also reminds me of the Dog Bone sexy shape.
So I turned the pose sideways to figure it out, and to see what would work better. The sideways pose as is, as you can see, is angled to do quite the opposite of ass-kicking. Were she to try to leap from that pose, she’d fall flat on her face. The second pose is the “coiled like a spring”, but in the camera angle of the cover, it’s an ugly, ugly pose. So I tried to do something in-between, and just by making the pelvis horizontal and lifting the torso off the ground, I’ve managed to move the center of gravity so her weight is on her feet instead of her knees, she can use her arms to maneuver in most directions, and you still get an interesting body shape to look at. I think this works better, and much more ready to spring into motion.
Wanted also to say thanks for all the reblogs, likes and recent follows! I appreciate each one of them, and it’s because you’re still sharing and commenting that I came back to do this. However I’m still really busy! I won’t be posting a lot, but I do plan on posting more than I have. Back to storyboards for me!
Great breakdown of both Spider-Woman covers by Kanthara from Less Tits n’ Ass, More Kickin’ Ass (which I strongly recommend as a follow for people who like redlines/redraws/fixes). :D