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Summer break!

Hello old and new followers!

Well I’m officially on summer break, meaning I’ll finally have some downtime. I’m excited to make this summer a busy one, though.

I’ve made myself a slightly aggressive to-do list.

hopefully I’ll be around here more, but I’m on my twitter more these days.

Also if you aren’t following it, I’ll be posting lots more art stuff on my art blog!

1 week ago (3 )
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Question: When am I going to shower?

Answer:

 

3 weeks ago (3 )
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edited my blog description so it’s not as embarrassing wow

1 month ago (8493 )
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WTF Is Going On?

hermionejg:

edwardspoonhands:

I have about 1,000 asks that just say “What on earth is happening?” So, let me do my best to tell you. 

This week, a young woman came forward who dated Tom Milsom when she was sixteen. She made it clear that that relationship, which ended more than a year ago, was manipulative and exploitative. I talked to Tom about this and he confirmed that the relationship was inappropriate and he regretted it.

I was really angry about it and I released a statement saying as much. After that, I realized how powerful my voice was and was actually a little bit terrified by that. I realized that I had, for a lot of people, made myself seem like the judge and jury of who is a good and bad person and that really freaked me out. I am not an investigation unit, nor am I a court of law. Honestly, I’m still freaked out because I’m worried that, with this post, I’m still doing it. 

The positive and supportive response to Olga’s story about Tom enabled some people to come forward anonymously saying that Alex Day had engaged in similar romantic relationships with them that were exploitative and even abusive. 

After that happened, several accusations were posted about other YouTubers including Dan and Phil and Tyler Oakley. Those were soon proven to be entirely false and the people who posted them confirmed that they were just making stuff up. I want to reiterate that posting false accounts of abuse undermines the legitimate problems we’re facing and mocks the difficulty that victims face in coming forward and it is a terrible thing to do.

However, the posts about Alex were very credible. But then Alex issued a statement saying he had never engaged in such a relationship.

On a personal note, I then had absolutely no idea what to do. My ask box was 200 asks deep with people asking me to clear the situation up for them, or to publicly condemn Alex or to publicly support Alex. I’d set myself up (accidentally) to look like the omniscient knower of the YouTube community. I was super freaked.

After about a day passed, Alex issued a statement confirming that, in fact, he had been in those relationships and had constructed situations that pressured people into intimacy and had used a model of consent that he admitted was terrible which he referred to “only no means no” which is both extremely disrespectful and a recipe for enabling abuse.

For what it’s worth, my personal read on this situation is that Alex knew he had been shitty and manipulative, but he didn’t realize until the victims came out the extent of what he had done. That does not excuse what he did…the fact that he was so unthinking and irresponsible as to not even notice has its own brand of gross.

This probably goes without saying but I am both furious and saddened that people in my community would have these manipulative, unhealthy, and even abusive relationships. I do not know all of the details of these relationships, nor do I believe it is my place to know, but I have no doubt that Alex and Tom took advantage of people and knew what they were doing and I am so tired of being angry that now I’m just sad.

Thank you for the victims for coming forward and thank you to this entire community for upholding these values in a way that I don’t think any other community in the world would be able to. 

If you are in an abusive relationship, or just think you might be, there is help to be had. Sometimes even realizing the nature of your relationship is difficult. And getting out can seem impossible. It is not.

National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1.800.656.HOPE

For international information

This week has been pretty crappy, but it has made me so proud to work with Hank, John, and Alan, who agonised over every moment of every decision, and found themselves the arbiters of justice of the internet. I have so much respect for the survivors who have come forward, and everyone I know who is getting stuck in as much as they are able to tackle the problems endemic in our culture. Thanks for being awesome.

I had no idea this was even going on this week… This is so upsetting on so many levels. 

2 months ago (2 )
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I like how when I get busy and don’t have time for tumblr, I lose like 20 followers, but as soon as I start posting again I gain them back.

Just so you guys are aware, I spend most of my time on twitter these day. Also if I’m posting anything, it’s probably on my art blog

In the mean time I’m really busy with school so I’ll be on twitter mostly, aside from my casual reblog here and there.

3 months ago (15 )
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SHERLOCK

3 months ago (4 )
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so I was trying to do one of those “best of” things… it’s 9 months through and every single one of them are selfies…

4 months ago (1 )
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guuuuys I changed the theme on my art blog~

what do you thiiink?

click me

4 months ago (3 )
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as soon as I started winter break I’ve been able to draw again.

WHAT IS THIISSSS

as soon as I don’t need to draw I can…

4 months ago (2 )
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voodoolingblog:

vworp-goes-the-tardis:

welcome to the slums. one of us.

I can’t believe I’ve fallen this far.

I’m awake cuz I need to bus. Sob.

that’s so shitty.

In other news, I got Cinema of Horror.

So..

yeah!

4 months ago (1107 )
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sodakick:

So I keep seeing this gif floating around and I wanted to talk about it.

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Long winded post, so I’m going to cut it right here!

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in agreement with this, I would like to reiterate that animators make cheats like this all the time, literally all the time. Only tumblr is nitpicky enough to actually hate a movie because of it. If anyone thinks it’s disney being lazy, I think they should go and watch pinocchio frame by frame, and see how many times they cheated his legs and arms spinning. This is seriously not a big deal and it was executed really well, and a lot of my fellow animation students didn’t catch it without watching it a bunch of times.

4 months ago (154 )
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ofberkandarendelle:

I would like Hogwarts AU art 100% more if Hiccup wasn’t fucking always in Hufflepuff

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but he’s totally a hufflepuff

(Source: cloudjumps)

4 months ago (56827 )
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this-disgusting-ribbon:

yep

her hair absolutely phases through her arm

but hey at least she looks hot

animators make cheats like this all the time though, it’s not a surprise. Not to mention it’s hard to notice so it doesn’t really matter. 

(Source: fantasmicgoria)

4 months ago (183 )
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voodooling:

Um, my friend and I accidentally had a duet about how terrible our school has become and how it has affected the animation program LOLOL.

we’re all in a pretty negative mood right now though… we’re just frustrated. We make a good team though, you and I…

4 months ago (61734 )
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this just pains me, I miss Honest Ed’s so much.. Even just seeing the sign lit up… I swear to god if that sign gets taken down I’ll beat someone up.

(Source: fuckingsushi)