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The arts, comics and random ramblings of Jake A.W.

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HumanaePortraits Match People of Different Ethnicities With Their Pantone Color

Brazilian fine art photographer Angelica Dass‘ series Humanae identifies portrait subjects from around the world using the Pantone color system. Using an 11×11 pixel swatch from her subjects’ faces, Dass matches them to corresponding Pantone colors, creating an abundant and unique catalog of skin tones that reflects the world’s diversity beyond the categorizations we have long been confined to. We recently asked her more about the ongoing project.


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This will not apply to all art professionals (and certainly should not be taken as good advice by some) but it won’t hurt them either. All this message has to do is help decrease the number of “I’ll pay you in publicity” offers from people who are trying to sell ice to [Inuit], so to speak. Maybe it might even result in a few more artists getting paid for their work?

"You don’t pay IN publicity, you pay FOR publicity."


Reblogging this for all my fellow freelancers!
(Unfortunately, we are unable to feed our cats in publicity.)

Fuck yes. You can shove your “exposure” & “publicity” where the damn sun don’t shine.

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Animation Tutorial


Alright, here’s my answer to, “How do you animate?” I cover a scant few fundamentals and how to use Photoshop to both arrange your traditional drawings into an animation as well as how to just draw your animation in photoshop.

Images that are not mine are credited. The rest are screen shots.

Let me know if you have any questions!

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0:13 Pokémon Red/Blue

0:25 Star Fox 64

0:39 Chrono Trigger

0:54 Halo

1:17 Yoshi’s Island

1:30 Bubble Bobble

1:45 Banjo Kazooie

1:55 Sonic the Hedgehog 3

2:12 Totaka’s Song

2:19 Tetris

2:29 Dr. Mario

2:42 Out Run

2:56 Mega Man 2

3:20 Wrecking Crew

3:32 F-Zero

4:00 Fire Emblem

4:14 Super Mario RPG

4:30 Cave Story

4:47 Donkey Kong Country

5:10 Gradius

5:30 Final Fantasy X

5:43 Kingdom Hearts

6:06 Kid Icarus

6:20 The Secret of Monkey Island

6:40 Kirby Super Star

7:15 Castlevania

7:25 Ducktales

7:45 LoZ: Ocarina of Time

8:06 Metroid Prime

8:20 Shenmue

8:40 Metal Gear Solid

9:04 The Legend of Zelda

Sherilyn and I listened to this earlier and we both cried

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