Your Kai last drawing is amazing. Really. By the way, how should I say his name? (I don't know how to ask it right in English...)
hm, the way google translator does haha:D
A like in karma, and i like ‘ee’
Though I say it slightly different in Russian because we have the sound with this harsh i. It doesn’t exactly have the English equivalent, but it’s a bit similar to what it sounds like in the word ‘mine’, this little sound between I and N, that’s the ending letter:D
Hi, I'm new to tumblr and I was just wondering how things work. Like, how to people get followers and how do they know who's following them? If I reblog stuff like your art, do I need to tag you or something? i'm super sorry I feel really stupid asking but I tried googling it and looking through settings, and I dn't understand
Oh..tumblr was pretty confusing for me at the beginning, too, haha
I guess I will just start on with tags. The main reason tags exist is to make tumblr search easier: if you reblog something and tag something, then it will be easier for you and your followers to find something on your blog. (or for your followers to block a certain tag if they would rather not see it on their dashboard). Personally, I have quite a few of tags I use constantly on my blog in order to be able to find stuff later (just by going on usersurl.tumblr.com/tagged/certain-tag , in which you may obviously change the name of the blog and the tag), so when you search it just gives you all the tagged posts (specifically on the blog);
you can search tags on tumblr (on the right upper corner), which will give you a lot of different posts by different people. And it works vice-versa, if you post something and tag it with a certain tag people will see it in search (and this is one of the ways people might find your blog and therefore if they like follow you); though I think the search leads you only to the posts that are originally posted with a tag, therefore reblogs would not count.
I guess people find other people through blogs the follow, their interests, tags, etc..haha personally I get obsessed constantly and check tags and end up with a few more blogs that post tag-related stuff:) I often find different blogs through various people (or if I like someone’s art just check out source for more artwork (if there’s more) )
If you reblog you don’t necessarily have to tag it with anything at all, so you don’t have to tag *my stuff* with viria. Only if you want to find it later on your blog:)
The last…when someone follows you, you get a notification on your dashboard (same for them if you followed them), you can always check who’s following you by clicking on your Followers box. And seeing the blogs YOU follow by clicking Following blogs, it’s easy:) Also in the notifications if the blog you follow likes-reblogs-comments on anything, the note will be written in a blue box, so it’s…easy to track down….I swear I am not creepy
Wait so in Japanese the last name is written first and then is the first name so y in haikyu!! They never call Hinata by his first name
hm, to be honest I don’t quite know how they write names, but I think the reason that Hinata doesn’t get called by his first name is the cultural differences:) At least that’s what I got from reading-watching mangas and anime. For example, here in Ukraine calling someone just by their second name is considered very distant and genuinely quite..rude in a way (unless it’s a very formal call but then using the first name is kind of required too), so we tend to call each other by the first names (except if it’s with teachers-older people it goes with full name and a name of a father’s name (like patronymic).
It seems like in Japan calling someone by their first name is quite..a big deal? At least it’s the impression I got. Like, calling someone by their first name is supposed to be quite a private thing and means that you’re closer with this person? Haha so I guess that’s why they don’t quite call Hinata Shouyou:D
hm, the greatest similarity is that the both animes are revolving around baseball:D Though I’d say the stories are different. The main protagonists (pitchers haha) are just distinctively different.
If Sawamura (from Diamond no Ace) is the pitcher with originall quite high self-esteem (haha higher than it should be, if I’m honest) and throughout he learns what it is to be the real Ace and how he is yet so much to learn both about himself and the game, then Mihashi (pitcher from Ookiku Furikabutte) is the opposite. He has a nice pitcher but struggles with really strong insecurities. And through the story he learns that he’s better than he thinks he is. (and frieeeeeendshiiiipssssssssss hhhhhyaaaaa)
Because of it the stories are built completely differently:D I’d say they both are worth a try^^
Guys! I was researching Japanese names are their meanings and look what I found:
Haruka: far off, distant
Rin: dignified, severe, cold
No like I believe this is basically what the show is trying to fix within it’s characters
Haru who was distant…
was taught to reach out to the people he cared about
Rin who was too dignified and cold
learned to acknowledge and amend for his mistakes
Makoto who is always ever soself sacrificing, always trying to be strong to the point of hiding everything if it meant the happiness of others or simply avoid any trouble just because of his ‘selfishness’
learned that it’s ok to be weak, to be TRUE TO ONES SELF, to stop pretending and actually say what he truely feels
Rei who only saw the beauty in for what it looked like
saw BEAUTY for what it felt like. That there are other things that make sports beautiful: Camaraderie, teamwork, trust…Friendship
and last but not the least
which translates to seashore…
Nagisa who is always so bubbly and cheerful actually has this insecure side.
At first glance, the seashore would look like the boundery between land and sea. But when you look at it in a different angle, it is actually ‘where the land and the sea meet’
Despite the age gap and his inner insecurities, Nagisa was able to prove to himself that he can do what others can if he puts his mind to it. That his age or anything else is no handicap but more of a bigger driving force for him to do his best.
This show is more than just muscles and torsos and fangasms
Free! taught me how to actually make myself a better person
I don't think your art is boring because of the context (it's not a matter of "ugh, percy jackson is so dull why does she keep drawing that"), I just think it has a kind of stillness, even when the characters are supposed to be in an exciting pose. I don't wanna sound like i'm telling you to change everything because you obviously enjoy doing what you do, so i won't say "hey, try cubism maybe", but my suggestion is: TO HELL WITH TUTORIALS!! Trust your eyes, you have good observational drawings -
ahah, that’s what I meant to:D I meant that if I want to draw a kick ass pose it won’t be actually kick ass and kind of just..still, not enough motion\not uninteresting perspective etc
It’s one thing to trust my eyes, but it gets hard when I’m drawing from my mind (which mostly happens because I am not exactly able to find the poses I want and it’s more fun for me to draw from my head)..Haha that’s what I want to be good at, drawing nice realistic anatomy but with no reference. (I’m not saying using references is a bad thing here though)