So the Yetee is having a shirt design contest and I submitted this design a week ago. Today I got a message that they passed on my design (they didn’t give me a reason why, so I don’t know if I just missed a submission guideline or what).
Some friends encouraged me to submit to a different shirt site, and one mentioned Teespring. So… here’s a Teespring for my shirt design! It’s vaguely based on my Mario Kart 8 video review.
Teespring is sort of like Kickstarter for shirts, so I’m running the campaign for an initial run of 20 shirts at about $20. I realize that’s a bit high, but that’s how much it costs to do a run of 20 shirts. If there’s enough demand, I’ll do a second, larger run, I guess? I’ve honestly never done anything like this before. Let’s learn together!
Like Kickstarter, nothing happens until I hit the goal. So, once 20 shirts are sold, you’re guaranteed to actually get one!
This campaign will run for two weeks, so if you’re interested in getting this dumb piece of shirt, put your order in today.
Sonic Adventure 2 - Super Sonic and Super Shadow
Art by me (Z-Doodler)
Tried a new style this time ^^
This is fresh. Damn I wish there was Sonic Adventure 3„
Some made up chao! :D
Is this Five Night’s at Freddys?
And now Tumblr isn’t just recommending me someone’s reblog of a post, but another person’s reblog (w/o commentary or anything) of that same post.
Tumblr stahp it
Why the new Zero Suit Samus design is sexist, for i-am-the-eggbert, with exactly zero love from me.
- One: Design changes
Tighter suit with high freaking heels, because when your superheroine raised by aliens to be a legal grey area hunter is involved in combat, she needs to do it in style!
There is nothing wrong about feminine combat characters. Peach, Rosalina, Palutena, all female characters with unrepentantly feminine designs that are in keeping with the spirit of the character and setting. They may have their own design problems, they they certainly prove that femininity in combat is not an issue.
The issue is taking a character who is not feminine in presentation, and dolling them up in sweeter and sexier clothes because the character is female.
Are. you. shitting. me. How do I even need to explain the problems with this.Again, if your pretty princess design calls for high heels, sure.
But rationalize to me for one second why your gritty space hunter WOULD WEAR HEELS TO A FIGHT.
There is no possible explanation.
Sexualization of a character can highlight an important narrative, technical, or characterization detail. That is possible. Sexualization without a purpose can even be considered reasonable in small doses.
Purposeless sexualization runs rampant in gaming and in the wider world, however. And it does so almost entirely using conventionally attractive female forms.
Let’s talk about shoulders. Shoulders aren’t known for their sex appeal. What they are known for is being critically important in combat situations utilizing anything held or moved with the arms, say a gun.
ZS Samus’s shoulder is held in a completely unnatural way for firing.Of that, there is no doubt. But what the movement of her shoulder does do is provide ample sightline to her tits. The same with her hips. Her legs. Her feet. The same with almost everything about her firing pose.
Design changes made specifically to sexualize a character, while delegitimizing their major claims to power. Sexualization as a way of decreasing their authority.
This is something you see a lot with female characters, especially Strong Female Characters™ as a way of saying “look how tough she is, but also how hot.” As if the hotness of a bounty hunter is in any way relevant to fuckall.
(Please click through the provided link before getting on about line of action, exaggeration, fluidity of movement, and other animation business because I’m not an animator but the people in there are and can handle your confusion and misinformation on the topic much better than me.)
Any attempt to claim that these arguments are being made because women are playing the victim ignores the very real fact that women do not need to play the victim, they are made the victim. That’s what victim means.
Explaining to others why we are victimized and stigmatized by modern media, explaining it to ourselves after a lifetime of being socialized to believe we are not allowed to complain is not “playing” anything.
Nonetheless, nothing about the arguments presented in 1-4 involve me whining about how woe womankind is, or some similar bullshit that comes to mind when people say “victim mentality” about anyone operating from and speaking about a marginalized position.
Bonus round: Why the Shulk alt isn’t, and you’re kind of ridiculous.
- Pretty boys in skimpy clothing are not inherently sexualized by the broader culture of our times.
- Pretty boy fanservice is not equivalent to pretty girl fanservice, for the above reason.
- One instance of male sexualization is unusual and peculiar. One instance of female sexualization, particularly sexualization over time, simply confirms the existing social moors regarding what you seem happy to call women’s victimization complex.
- Also something about the fact that Shulk’s goddamn swimtrunks or boxers or whatever that is are being compared to (one of) Samus’s main outfit seems worth noting, but fuck’s sakes I am so tired of having this argument every third day.
The C24 Gallery in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood is currently exhibiting a group show that features work made with obsolete objects. See more.
Someone please explain this
No one explain it
Took me a second
It’s a Spongebob reference! :D It’s from the episode where Spongebob and Patrick learned a “dirty word” that was always censored with a dolphin noise