Good day, friends~!
Putting it simply, I'm just a teenager that spends time drawing, obsessing over 18th century clothing, re-watching Pirates of the Caribbean several times more than I probably should, and sometimes writing stuff c: I'm also interested in things like RWBY, Shingeki no Kyojin/ Attack on Titan and a handful of other miscellaneous things, so you might catch me reblogging things related to that from time to time~
**FRIENDLY WARNING: I overuse Caps on almost everything. MY APOLOGIES //sobs
I woke up at 4:30 this morning after going to bed early yesterday, and I was feeling really motivated while listening to Vivaldi, so I decided to go WAYY outside my comfort zone and try something realistic ;u;
I wanted to try to mimic the ‘trois crayons’ style, but all I had was pencil crayons, so this is what I got. Plus, this is a real feat for me because I NEVER practice realism outside of school on my own time fdsjhgjhfd
But this was a fun experiment, and I think I’ll try it again sometime~
She looks like Liv Tyler to me, but my mom doesn’t see it ahahaha
I used this as my reference: http://annagolitsyna.net/p582451522/h626B15BC#h626b15bc
Obviously, it’s not my image, nor to I claim it to be. I actually googled the image, but I went onto the website itself and there’s a lot of nice classical portrait photography in there, if anyone’s interested c:

I woke up at 4:30 this morning after going to bed early yesterday, and I was feeling really motivated while listening to Vivaldi, so I decided to go WAYY outside my comfort zone and try something realistic ;u;

I wanted to try to mimic the ‘trois crayons’ style, but all I had was pencil crayons, so this is what I got. Plus, this is a real feat for me because I NEVER practice realism outside of school on my own time fdsjhgjhfd

But this was a fun experiment, and I think I’ll try it again sometime~

She looks like Liv Tyler to me, but my mom doesn’t see it ahahaha

I used this as my reference: http://annagolitsyna.net/p582451522/h626B15BC#h626b15bc

Obviously, it’s not my image, nor to I claim it to be. I actually googled the image, but I went onto the website itself and there’s a lot of nice classical portrait photography in there, if anyone’s interested c:

The Top 50 Cities to See in Your Lifetime

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… And l live in the 2nd one :)

I get to leave the country for the first time in my life in less than a year and visit two that are on this list ;u;

#27 [Amsterdam] and #29 [Berlin]

//sopsychedforthistripholycrap

I’m not too sure where I was going with this or how to continue it… so I’ll just leave this here for now dsjhfgjdsh [it’s not even close to being done ^^;]

I’m not too sure where I was going with this or how to continue it… so I’ll just leave this here for now dsjhfgjdsh [it’s not even close to being done ^^;]

I tried to draw Snape for the first time earlier today, and I failed miserably and I’m not happy with the result at all,but I am totally okay with showing off the WIP image that made me lose it:

did-you-kno:

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[This is just based on what I’ve read up and watched on documentaries, so I might’ve mixed up a thing or two here by accident since it’s been a while since I last reviewed this stuff ^^;]Considering the time period he was in, combined with the amount of lead he’d consumed in his wine [he was believed to have perhaps suffered from, most likely, chronic lead poisoning… plus he was an alcoholic //butwhatRomanwasn’t?], and probably being at least a bit scarred from being under the wing of the twisted soul [the previous Emperor Tiberius who was also Caligula’s grandfather] that killed his family and several others rather brutally, I’d say insanity was more likely~
[but as the article says, no one knows for certain]
He also messed with the gladiatorial games, which was a HUGE no-no back then [think of it like every website ever: they have a great set-up, and then the company/web publishers try to fix things that aren’t broke and everyone gets their knickers in a twist about it *cough*YoutubeandFacebook*cough*]. 
I guess, with my limited knowledge of sports here, it’d kind of be like changing hockey so there’s no padding and no restrictions on body contact.
Except in this case, he made the games more violent, bloody and unfair. Because you know, pitting one or two slaves or gladiators up against an elephant is totally fair.
It’s no wonder he got assassinated by his own Praetorian guards. He seemed like a real piece of work from the sound of it.

BONUS FACT: Caligula was the nickname for Gaius, and apparently meant ‘little boots’ or ‘little soldier’s boots’. He was also considered to be a pretty unattractive individual, both in looks and personality it would seem.

did-you-kno:

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[This is just based on what I’ve read up and watched on documentaries, so I might’ve mixed up a thing or two here by accident since it’s been a while since I last reviewed this stuff ^^;]

Considering the time period he was in, combined with the amount of lead he’d consumed in his wine [he was believed to have perhaps suffered from, most likely, chronic lead poisoning… plus he was an alcoholic //butwhatRomanwasn’t?], and probably being at least a bit scarred from being under the wing of the twisted soul [the previous Emperor Tiberius who was also Caligula’s grandfather] that killed his family and several others rather brutally, I’d say insanity was more likely~

[but as the article says, no one knows for certain]

He also messed with the gladiatorial games, which was a HUGE no-no back then [think of it like every website ever: they have a great set-up, and then the company/web publishers try to fix things that aren’t broke and everyone gets their knickers in a twist about it *cough*YoutubeandFacebook*cough*]. 

I guess, with my limited knowledge of sports here, it’d kind of be like changing hockey so there’s no padding and no restrictions on body contact.

Except in this case, he made the games more violent, bloody and unfair. 
Because you know, pitting one or two slaves or gladiators up against an elephant is totally fair.

It’s no wonder he got assassinated by his own Praetorian guards. He seemed like a real piece of work from the sound of it.

BONUS FACT: Caligula was the nickname for Gaius, and apparently meant ‘little boots’ or ‘little soldier’s boots’. He was also considered to be a pretty unattractive individual, both in looks and personality it would seem.

historical-nonfiction:

Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his cabinet members, rocking the black suits, in 1968.

historical-nonfiction:

Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his cabinet members, rocking the black suits, in 1968.

Don’t mind my awful judgment when it came to their heights on the actual chart ^^;They don’t reach down to the very bottom, but I already had their anatomy done up pretty good, soo…. fjhdgkjfdsh 
My god, these three are like my children I love them so much [despite not being very fond of tykes meself]I’ve been meaning to complete a height comparison for a while now, and I just got around to starting it yesterday dskhfdsAmelia [with the surname ‘Whitlock’ here ‘cause that’s what she goes by 90% of the time] stands at 5’61/2”, Giles stands at 5’8” and Davenport…. oh, Ashley. He stands at a solid 5’0” ;u;**I actually initially designed them to be considerably taller than they are now, but I realized that, since this takes place 244 years ago [I just confirmed that ;u;], the average person would be shorter than by today’s standards. Plus, these three are British, so they wouldn’t be as tall [on average] as those in the American colony, per se.[Amelia’s pretty tall for a woman though, and Giles is borderline tall, I believe]**I’ve been meaning to start actually sketching out panels for this thing, but I just recently changed how I wanted it to start, so now I gotta toil over it some more jsdfkjhd
The height chart/guide I used for this can be found here: www.deviantart.com/art/blank-h…

Don’t mind my awful judgment when it came to their heights on the actual chart ^^;
They don’t reach down to the very bottom, but I already had their anatomy done up pretty good, soo…. fjhdgkjfdsh 

My god, these three are like my children I love them so much [despite not being very fond of tykes meself]

I’ve been meaning to complete a height comparison for a while now, and I just got around to starting it yesterday dskhfds
Amelia [with the surname ‘Whitlock’ here ‘cause that’s what she goes by 90% of the time] stands at 5’61/2”, Giles stands at 5’8” and Davenport…. oh, Ashley. 
He stands at a solid 5’0” ;u;

**I actually initially designed them to be considerably taller than they are now, but I realized that, since this takes place 244 years ago [I just confirmed that ;u;], the average person would be shorter than by today’s standards. Plus, these three are British, so they wouldn’t be as tall [on average] as those in the American colony, per se.
[Amelia’s pretty tall for a woman though, and Giles is borderline tall, I believe]**

I’ve been meaning to start actually sketching out panels for this thing, but I just recently changed how I wanted it to start, so now I gotta toil over it some more jsdfkjhd

The height chart/guide I used for this can be found here: www.deviantart.com/art/blank-h…

  • baby: s-s-s-s-s-s-s-s
  • sister: sister?? are you trying to say sister??
  • baby: SKYRIM BELONGS TO THE NORDS
I’m almost finished this height chart thingy for Amelia and Giles [finally], but I really should’ve added Davenport in there too for a really dramatic difference in height ;u;
But cleaning up sketches like this is REALLY time-consuming and a real pain, so I don’t know if I’ll add him in now or later or what dsjhfkjd
On the up-side, look who finally decided to use a reference to draw a tricorn and actually succeeded in drawing it? c:

I’m almost finished this height chart thingy for Amelia and Giles [finally], but I really should’ve added Davenport in there too for a really dramatic difference in height ;u;

But cleaning up sketches like this is REALLY time-consuming and a real pain, so I don’t know if I’ll add him in now or later or what dsjhfkjd

On the up-side, look who finally decided to use a reference to draw a tricorn and actually succeeded in drawing it? c:

did-you-kno:

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SO THESE ARE THE AMERICAN SMARTIES I KEEP HEARING ABOUT?
In Canada, these are called ‘Rockets’, and you only ever really find them around Halloween or Easter ;u;

did-you-kno:

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SO THESE ARE THE AMERICAN SMARTIES I KEEP HEARING ABOUT?

In Canada, these are called ‘Rockets’, and you only ever really find them around Halloween or Easter ;u;