Coming to SE Asian comic conventions, this site and others…in three weeks :)
Everyone on my Tumblr dash, PLEASE watch this. Especially if you are a creative artist:
Adobe is going to scrap their hard copies (disks) for their software (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash), and have you pay a subscription for the latest software called the Adobe Creative Cloud. $50 per month. Could you really afford such an expense in the long run?
This is really disturbing. Please hear what he has to say, it really is a serious situation for working artists. Pass this along so others may know about the Adobe Creative Cloud and how horrible it is.
Yep… Just went to see how much Flash costs. You know, to just buy the program? Guess what? After spending a while looking, it appears that you CAN’T anymore. You have to pay an outrageous subscription fee. I hate adobe. Is there a petition going around to stop this nonsense? Because I want to sign it.
Thanks! I know a lot of artists and people who like art follow me. You guys should go sign that.
Today I just signed the petition in the voice against the Adobe Creative Cloud. For those who are not familiar with what the new Creative Cloud can do to you as an artist, I really suggest you watch this video.
For those who have seen, reblogged, faved, here’s the link (as shown in the previous reblog) to sign the petition. Anything can happen, Adobe really needs to know that many artists are not supportive of them controlling not just the software..but the content worked on the Cloud.
I think this is the quickest way for Adobe to lose customers. If this DOES come to pass, then I think we’ll see artists using CS6 for years and years without upgrade and/or hopefully it’ll cause someone or some company to pounce in and make a better program that does what the Adobe products do but for cheap. I mean Adobe’s best assets have been out long enough for intelligent people to copy their apps through smart programming.
So really, either Adobe is going to stop this idea, or they’re going to get replaced by something better when they ask too much of their customers.
Whenever I see some equivalent of “Little girls don’t care if female cartoon characters get prettied up or not so just shut up and stop making a big deal about it” getting tossed around. I just remember back to like my earliest memory of actually recognizing myself and realizing…
It doesn’t just impact the girls. Pople have asked me why I have such a “boyish” posture and movement. Because all they see in the media is girls posed in a “submissive” pose. To see Merida standing up straight and holding her posture not in a “seducey” or “girly” pose says that, “hey, not all girls are like this.” Just as they have men who aren’t macho muscley type represented in the media. Maybe some people are not affected—good for them, but it does affect other people.
When I did my caricature of Adriana, another friend of mine, fellow comic artist Adriane commented that she didn’t expect I had a friend with a similar name and hairstyle. So here it is, the other Adriana XD, or as we call her, Aneu
The Girl Under The Bed is a graphic novel by Dave Chua and the talented Xiao Yan about a girl finding a ghost under her bed during the Hungry Ghost festival.
The comic is set in Singapore’s middle class neighborhood and feels like you’re actually there, minus the touristy stuff. It’s genuine and beautiful and more importantly, it represents Singapore as more than just a tourist pitstop but as a country and community. And more importantly, something different and worth seeing in comics.
Xiao Yan, the artist has an amazingly mature style that feels fresh and nostalgic at the same time. If you want her to make more comics please consider getting these at your online retailer or local comic shops. You can order it from Epigram Press’ website here.
I’ll be picking my copy in June during the Alternative Comics Conference in ITB. (and shaking my fists, yelling…YANNY!!!!)
They are adorable!<3<3 thank you ^.^