ggariba:

Hey guys, I’m fortunate enough to be a part of the “MeatBall Head” Art show curated by the awesome nicocolaleo in L.A.
This one was fun, I rarely use line and have been having fun with it lately working on comics and planting Easter eggs in my pieces,would’ve liked to have planted more but eh, next time. Hope you like it.
Unfortunately I won’t be there but my piece will- along with some other awesome artists who I work with( wscottforbes, halfglovepunch , perinm & shaburdies ) and some who I follow on tumblr. Go check it out if you’re in the area at at Meltdown Comics/Nerdist Showroom on August 16th ! Should be a good time :).
-G

ggariba:

Hey guys, I’m fortunate enough to be a part of the “MeatBall Head” Art show curated by the awesome nicocolaleo in L.A.

This one was fun, I rarely use line and have been having fun with it lately working on comics and planting Easter eggs in my pieces,would’ve liked to have planted more but eh, next time. Hope you like it.

Unfortunately I won’t be there but my piece will- along with some other awesome artists who I work with( wscottforbes, halfglovepunch , perinm & shaburdies ) and some who I follow on tumblr. Go check it out if you’re in the area at at Meltdown Comics/Nerdist Showroom on August 16th ! Should be a good time :).

-G

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I’ve kinda come to terms with being unemployed.

I guess I hit that final stage of acceptance. This is it. This is my life now. 

On the plus side, I’ve started working on my comic non-stop as I’ve got nothing to lose. (Or I’m already at the bottom so there’s no way to go but up? It’s one of those)

Things could be worse though! So there’s that at least.

kinomatika:

If you’re not an artist, become one.
Use your hands. Use your mind. Use your experiences, and make something. Breathe life into something. Don’t be afraid of it or its potential environment, just make it, and then keep on doing that.
Don’t worry about whether or not it’s good. Don’t think about that. Just write. Draw. Sculpt. Sing. Photograph. Sew. Dance. Do everything. Do everything and then keep on doing that until you’ve found something that make sense. If you don’t think you’re an artist yet, remember that you are, you just haven’t discovered your medium.
Accept the fact that not everything you make will be great. Accept the fact that a lot of what you make will be awful, and then move past it. Keep on making things. Keep on doing. Keep on seeking to create. Don’t let people tell you to stop. Don’t let anything stop you, just keep on making things.
If you are passionate about something, pursue it. Pursue it with all your heart. Never stop trying to be better than yourself. Don’t linger on jealously you might feel towards others, instead, be inspired. Aspire to keep on improving. Don’t let anything slow you down. No matter what, keep on making things.
Don’t be afraid of opposition. Don’t let people tell you that your dream is not worth the effort you put into it. Don’t let people tell you that what you want to do is silly or childish or stupid or short-sighted. Don’t ever let people tell you not to quit your day job. Keep on being passionate. Keep on trying.
When you feel like you haven’t come as far as you wanted, look at the first thing you made. Look at it, and then look at the last thing you made up until this very moment. You have made progress. You haven’t slowed down. You have become better, and you will become better. Don’t give up. 
Accept that not everyone will love, like or even care about what you do, but if you care about it, that is enough. If you are powerful and steadfast, that is enough. You are your own audience. Make things for yourself. Make yourself smile. Be proud of yourself. Be proud of your ideas and thoughts and experiences. Know that they have made you a better person and also shape what you make. Be happy that this is what you share with the world.
Art is important, in every form. Art is necessary and life-giving. Art brings us together and makes us empathize with one another. No matter the format, art moves us. If you don’t think you are good enough, if you don’t think your ideas are interesting, if you don’t think your passions matter, remember that it’s all relevant and important. Remember that you are an artist, and just fucking make something.
You can do it.

kinomatika:

If you’re not an artist, become one.

Use your hands. Use your mind. Use your experiences, and make something. Breathe life into something. Don’t be afraid of it or its potential environment, just make it, and then keep on doing that.

Don’t worry about whether or not it’s good. Don’t think about that. Just write. Draw. Sculpt. Sing. Photograph. Sew. Dance. Do everything. Do everything and then keep on doing that until you’ve found something that make sense. If you don’t think you’re an artist yet, remember that you are, you just haven’t discovered your medium.

Accept the fact that not everything you make will be great. Accept the fact that a lot of what you make will be awful, and then move past it. Keep on making things. Keep on doing. Keep on seeking to create. Don’t let people tell you to stop. Don’t let anything stop you, just keep on making things.

If you are passionate about something, pursue it. Pursue it with all your heart. Never stop trying to be better than yourself. Don’t linger on jealously you might feel towards others, instead, be inspired. Aspire to keep on improving. Don’t let anything slow you down. No matter what, keep on making things.

Don’t be afraid of opposition. Don’t let people tell you that your dream is not worth the effort you put into it. Don’t let people tell you that what you want to do is silly or childish or stupid or short-sighted. Don’t ever let people tell you not to quit your day job. Keep on being passionate. Keep on trying.

When you feel like you haven’t come as far as you wanted, look at the first thing you made. Look at it, and then look at the last thing you made up until this very moment. You have made progress. You haven’t slowed down. You have become better, and you will become better. Don’t give up. 

Accept that not everyone will love, like or even care about what you do, but if you care about it, that is enough. If you are powerful and steadfast, that is enough. You are your own audience. Make things for yourself. Make yourself smile. Be proud of yourself. Be proud of your ideas and thoughts and experiences. Know that they have made you a better person and also shape what you make. Be happy that this is what you share with the world.

Art is important, in every form. Art is necessary and life-giving. Art brings us together and makes us empathize with one another. No matter the format, art moves us. If you don’t think you are good enough, if you don’t think your ideas are interesting, if you don’t think your passions matter, remember that it’s all relevant and important. Remember that you are an artist, and just fucking make something.

You can do it.

89 Features Missing from The Sims 4

sims4news:

Thank you to Bflury on TS3 Forums for organizing this list! I fixed a lot of spelling/grammar/writing issues for you guys…enjoy!

Everything below has been 100% confirmed, excluding the final category.

This is a list of features that were COMPLETELY CUT or REDUCED from previous iterations of The Sims. It DOES NOT include missing expansion pack content that should be base by now (i.e. Weather) or new features promised for Sims 4 that were later cut (i.e. Woohoo Skill).

Lastly, it is important to understand that much of this content will NEVER be in The Sims 4. Things like Create a Style are not compatible with the game engine, and thus cannot be added in future updates or expansions.

MAJOR MISSING FEATURES THAT WERE IN TS3:

  • No create a style (CAST) - NOT possible in future expansions (x) 
  • No modifications to world/public spaces - The park in the demo is a mix of a community lot and public space (x1) (x2) 
  • No “normal” careers - Law enforcementMedicalBusiness, etc. were removed (x)
  • No open world - You must incur a loading screen between each active lot; each neighborhood has 1-5 lots total (x1) (x2) 
  • No pools (x) 
  • No terrain tools other than paint; everything is perfectly flat (x) 
  • No story progression - Sims in the neighborhood age, but do not have children, get jobs, move, get married…etc. without player intervention (x) 
  • No toddlers (x)
  • No way to create/place new lots - And you only have 2 empty ones at the start of the game!
  • No Mac version of the game at release

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I’m getting Sim City vibes from this. What is the point if half the things that made the Sims fun isn’t even IN the game anymore?

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