I recently have become a Junior high school Art teacher in a small, very economically disadvantaged Texas town. % 95 at risk or in poverty.
One thing I would very much like to do is have a wall in my classroom devoted to “real artists” art I can point to and tell students stories about the time I met a person or spoke with them. How they are high school age, or collage. Or little old ladies. I want them to know there is more art out there than they will see at a museum.
So I am proposing a print trade, or accepting donations of prints from you wonderful people out there on the internet.
If you have any questions or interest please note me.
I literally felt like I did not have a choice.
Robin Williams says reblog, you reblog.
did i even really have a choice?
okay robin williams
i hesitated for a second and then considered the repercussions
just gonna reblog…
Well, now I REALLY have no reason not to. <3
I remember this post from years ago. And of course I’m gonna reblog it today. Especially today.
ive been asked a few times how i draw back-views, especially for character sheets so i wanted to share a little trick I learned a while back that’s really really helpful especially if you’re used to drawing things from the front and need help getting the proportions right from the back view.
You don’t ALWAYS have to do this the way that I do; The only reason I put effort into the front view is because this is going to be a character sheet and I need the front view to be fleshed out.
But alternatively; Just sketch out a sillhouette, then fill it in on a higher layer.
Sorry if someones already done this before im just answering a frequently asked question ;w;
Anecdotes by medical practitioners"A woman came in for a baby check with her 6-month-old and she had what looked like chocolate milk in the baby’s bottle. So he started explaining to her as kindly as he could that she shouldn’t be giving her baby chocolate milk. At which point she interrupts him and says, ‘Oh that isn’t chocolate milk. It’s coffee! He just loves it!”
"I had a patient come in for an STD check. She was very upset and continued to tell me that she only had one partner. Progressing through my assessment, she further divulged that even if he was sleeping with other people it shouldn’t matter ‘because he uses a condom every time and he makes sure to wash it thoroughly after every use’.”
"Had a lady who measured her baby’s temperature by pre-heating the oven and putting one hand in front of it while the other hand was on the baby’s forehead. She told the nurse her baby’s fever was about 250 degrees.”
"Lady has to have foot amputated and is given waiver forms to sign pre-op. Buddy asks if she needs time to think about it. She’s very nonchalant and doesn’t seem to care much what they do. He gets suspicious and probes a bit as to why she’s not more concerned. She says she gets that they have to operate and it’s OK because the foot will grow back.”
"I had a couple who had been trying to conceive for over two years. I asked all the usual questions, how often do you have sex, any previous pregnancy, etc etc. Something seemed off to me during the consult, so I continued to ask questions. Finally I asked if he ejaculated while inserted into the vagina. Both parties looked confused.Turns out the couple was not having insertional sex at all. I had to awkwardly explain to them how insertional sex works. Diagrams were required.”
"Patient comes in, she’s upset. She’s pregnant, and she doesn’t understand why. She’s on the pill. Upon talking to her at great length, I find out that she only takes the pills on the days that she is sexually active – no other time.”
"Patient comes in with her bf. They are indignant, as if somehow I could’ve prevented [the pregnancy]. The problem? Well, the pills were bothering the girl’s stomach, so, being a gallant bf, he decided to start taking them instead.”
“I was explaining the treatment to the husband of a patient about to be discharged. He kept nodding and agreeing with me, but I knew it was flying over his head. Turned out a fundamental problem was that I was describing the drugs as ‘tablets’ and he had no clue what those were.”
Oh my god… I can’t decide if I should laugh or cry…
If this isn’t proof we need comprehensive sex education, I don’t know what is.
$20 Digital Bust Badges!
These badges will be in this or a similar format, I will not be printing and shipping, just doing the artwork.
Note or comment with questions!
I have met some financial troubles of late, I have finally gotten a “grown up” job… but the problem is that the grown up job pays me once a month and I won’t be getting my first check till late September. So, yeah that sucks! So a little extra pocket money would be awesome.
I am also in the middle of a move, there are some traditional things I need to work on but most of my art supplies are at my old place about an hour away! To help me keep track of these if there are several people interested I will be keeping a list here of how they are going to keep myself on track!
P.S I have this is the best Gaius has ever looked anthro!