Tuesday, November 19, 2013


So yeah it's been dead on here for a while, but now that I feel I have something to post...

Friday, May 31, 2013


So yeah I'm revisiting all of my character designs, I thought I was done but I guess not. This is the revisit of Marcie. Her original design was a little too
standard, their was nothing really making her stand out. So I made her a little bit thicker, Gave her way more freckles, added the boots, and finally I made her face a little more recognizably Asian, which was a real point of frustration for me for a while.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Returning to pencil

It's been a while since I've used pencil as a finished piece media, this marks my return. I first used a blue line and then went over it with a smooth dark 4B. I'm so happy God saw fit to give me this talent.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Wendy Corduroy

I realize now that my Wendy pic may have come off as a little sexist, that was not my intent, so in an attempt to counter that I give you this pic.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Where has all the Thinking Gone

The Church seems to have fallen into two schools as of late; the critical thinkers and the sentimentalists. Critical thinkers have a drive to find out why something is the way it is, often times needing a concrete rational answer for their questions. These are the people who take a scripture, dissect it and make connections between it and the human condition.
Sentimentalists have a tendency to be more spiritual, taking scriptures at face value. Often times more concerned with how they feel, and how that is involved with their faith.
My Christian Conservative Liberal Arts School, seems to consist primarily of sentimentalists. I noticed as of late that I found myself resenting them. Me being the type of person that I am, asked myself why I felt that way. My frustration came from, what I believed, a lack of critical thinking on their part. It seemed to me that the reason they worshiped, or raised their hands, or came to church or chapel at all was because it made them "feel good".
This kind of thinking seems very prevalent in the church today. This is why most of the people I have come in contact with say that they want to have nothing to do with the church. They see it all in the service of making someone feel good. This frustrates me, because their was a time when it was impossible to be involved in the church and not be a critical thinker. What I find even more frustrating is that Christians, especially students, are afraid to really put Biblical teaching to the test because of some fear that it won't stand up to scrutiny, or more importantly they'll get an answer they don't want.
This is the school of thought that causes violence against homosexuals, muslims, and any other group of people that don't quite fit within the morality that christianity proclaims (which I believe in whole heartedly by the way, barring old levitical law).
Don't live in your little bubble constantly afraid that something is going to pop it. Ask questions, God can take it.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Friday, March 8, 2013

A man and a feminist

Being a man and a feminist may seem a little odd, especially considering I'm a christian, but I think most of the reasons men (especially christian men) are so put off by feminism have to do with how they define it in their mind. So let me define feminism (or at least my version), feminism is merely a movement that demands equality between both genders. The reason we call it feminism is simply because women are getting the raw end of the deal. The fact that women are still on average getting paid less than men is wrong, the fact that women are still misrepresented in government and media is wrong, the fact that women are still predominantly judged on their looks is wrong. I could go on, but you get the idea.
The whole "gamer girl" argument has really reignited the feminist movement, and honestly, was what got me in to feminism in the first place. When girls can't go online to play some Call of Duty or Halo without being barraged with rape fantasies and kitchen jokes I take offense to that. No one should have to put up with that EVER. As a gamer I think it's awesome when someone shares my hobby, why on earth would I want to alienate them?
What's worse is this isn't even isolated to the realm of online video games. It's seeped into comic book culture as well. A girl can't read comics and dress up as her favorite hero without her "allegiance" being called into question. "Oh, she's just doing that to get the attention of guys." How arrogant is that, to assume that you are somehow so awesome that a girl would read comics and dress in costume just to "seduce" you. She can certainly do a lot better than you.
Everyone knows this stuff so I'm probably just going to sound like a broken record. All of this goes to a bigger problem across the culture, and that plain and simply is, that women are discriminated against, and something needs to be done about it. I can't think of any tools more powerful than the written word and spoken word. Men don't be afraid to speak up.


Friday, February 22, 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013


We are getting ready to animate animal characters in our advanced 2-D animation class in order to study subtle animation. This is the animal I have chosen to animate...A Newt. Speaking of newts this is a comic you should all check out. http://nnewts.com/

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Comic Stuff

Some work I've been putting together for a comic book series I've been working on since middle school.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

5 Things that need to happen for Kingdom Hearts 3 to be a good game

I'm going to put these in order of what I believe to be reverse importance.

5) It needs to get darker. I know that may sound bad, but I think that these characters need to be miserable just before the end of the story. I mean really put them through the ringer. I personally am a little sick of Sora's constantly happy go lucky attitude. Make them characters of conviction, force these characters into a situation with no hope yet they continue to move forward. This will make the victory all the more cathartic.

4) Cram as many disney worlds in as possible. That seems pretty self explanatory.

3) Go Back to the roots. What I mean by that is, they need to cut back on the fat. Make the story simple: One villain who wants what he wants and will do anything to get it. Heartless, Disney, and (maybe) Nobodies. Don't step out of the realm of the main story. That means no universed, no resurrecting villains, no resurrecting hero's, no convoluted Deus Ex Machina plot points. Straight forward just like the first one.

2) Riku needs to "die". This one may sound bad as well, but looking at it within the context of number one on this list I think it will make sense. I also know that this kind of gets into that Deus Ex Machina thing I was talking about in the previous item on the list, but it would make sense within the context of the world. So here's how it would go down Riku splits himself into two separate halves, one dark one light. The characters would eventually be in a desperate situation, at this point Riku's halves would be forced to merge to create the X-Blade. Sora would then have to wield it to defeat the final boss. And there you go.

1) Sora and Kairi's relationship needs to mature. Yes that means a romantic relationship, it's been hinted at throughout the series, but has never come to fruition. It would add a maturity to the series we have yet to see. There is a depth to there relationship not often seen in videogames and to finally see a romantic relationship done correctly in a videogame would be refreshing. This is one of the reasons I believe that Riku must "die. I think that it would create an awkward dynamic if Sora and Kairi's relationship did mature, and Riku would be left to play the third wheel.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Too many JRPG's

Been playing too many jrpg's as of late, and that's what inspired this.