Confessions of a Rufflebutt

The little place of lolita, steampunk, otome and otaku-ness of Yamneko, a self-proclaimed Ruffle-butt.

aw yeah! Today is gonna be draining for no real reason! Tried to call the pharmacy, and dialed the wrong number, I hung up and just burst into tears! 

I wish there was a tag specifically for lolita fashion related chatter. Opinions, questions, discussions, etc.

fyeahlolita:

I enjoy reading people’s text posts about the Lolita fashion on tumblr, but they are such a minority compared to image posts that it’s nearly impossible to find them by just browsing the keywords (not even taking into account all the other stuff in the “Lolita” tags).

I propose we start a tag just for Lolita fashion related discussion on Tumblr, in an effort to make the Lolita community on Tumblr more like an actual community. Unless someone has a more elegant solution, even just the tag “lolita talk" would do the trick, as it doesn’t seem like it’s overtaken by anything and a few people have naturally already decided to use it.

The Door Problem from Liz England

"The Door Problem"

I like to describe my job in terms of “The Door Problem”.

Premise: You are making a game.

Now, before you go read the article, and you think you want to be a game designer, think about that for a moment. What do you need doors to do in your game?

Write them all down. 

Now go read the article.

Did you get even HALF of those as things you needed to think about? 

luciferxiii asked:

Since we are in conversational mode and you have been more than kind in answering my replies, there is something I need to know regarding ur lineart. Most inexperienced artist use one stroke to define the whole line art while you and other experts will use strokes of different width on certain angles, which imo retains the original feel to the gesture which was on the sketches, would you bestow your insight knowledge over this matter since u are a professional artist. Thanks for reading dis ask.

pandanoi:

Hope you don’t mind I reply to this publicly, it’s a pretty interesting question.

Line width helps separate visual layers, things closer to viewer would have wider and more detailed lineart while those in the background are thinner and simpler. The same way, it’s used in places where a shadow is cast, like the jawline, nostrils, etc. Besides of those, modular lineart gives the picture a more organic feel. I for one don’t have an specific method for this, I just try not to do a single stroke, and if I do, it’s usually referencial and I rework it later. When I ink (digitally) I tend to imitate the way I ink traditionally, which I usually do with brushes and ink and rather quick, so strokes are irregular in width. 

That’s what works with me anyway, I’ve seen pro artist ink with brushes with no size variation and some even disregard stylus pressure and still do wonders with that, so in the end, the quid is finding what works for you and your style.

It’s also known as “line weight” if you want to do some googling and need to know the phrase. 

Oops got CD-R when I needed DVD-R… bah maybe I’ll go exchange them tomorrow.

mieuku:

25th weekly giveaway
hi guys^^ i will be hosting a weekly matchwigs giveaway where prizes include any wigs below $30 (which is 80% of the wigs there tbh and if you place their banner on ur blog its an additional $5 which makes up for 90% of the wigs) this giveaway will be different from most giveaways because it will be hosted literally every week so you guys have a really high chance of winning a free wig lol
keep in mind that because this is a weekly giveaway, the deadline is in 7 days whereas most giveaways last for months, so these will be done and over with really quickly so id join before the time is up
prizes:
$30 matchwigs.com voucher coupon code which can be used to purchase anything in store (shipping is free worldwide!)
$5 additional voucher to winning entry who inserts reblog banner on their Tumblr. Instructions here.
rules:
reblog only once (from past experiences if u reblog more then once notes start disappearing and id rather not screencap every single note again)
likes will be disaqualified 
no giveaway blogs/inactive side blogs
must be following me (since this is for my followers)
giveaway is also open to my twitter followers, if u follow me on twitter but not on my tumblr you can still join. however, double the chance to win if you follow both my tumblr and twitter (send me your twitter on tumblr and ill add you to the end of the notes when i randomize the winner)
info
giveaway will start April 21
end April 28

mieuku:

25th weekly giveaway

hi guys^^ i will be hosting a weekly matchwigs giveaway where prizes include any wigs below $30 (which is 80% of the wigs there tbh and if you place their banner on ur blog its an additional $5 which makes up for 90% of the wigs) this giveaway will be different from most giveaways because it will be hosted literally every week so you guys have a really high chance of winning a free wig lol

keep in mind that because this is a weekly giveaway, the deadline is in 7 days whereas most giveaways last for months, so these will be done and over with really quickly so id join before the time is up

prizes:

  • $30 matchwigs.com voucher coupon code which can be used to purchase anything in store (shipping is free worldwide!)
  • $5 additional voucher to winning entry who inserts reblog banner on their Tumblr. Instructions here.

rules:

  • reblog only once (from past experiences if u reblog more then once notes start disappearing and id rather not screencap every single note again)
  • likes will be disaqualified 
  • no giveaway blogs/inactive side blogs
  • must be following me (since this is for my followers)
  • giveaway is also open to my twitter followers, if u follow me on twitter but not on my tumblr you can still join. however, double the chance to win if you follow both my tumblr and twitter (send me your twitter on tumblr and ill add you to the end of the notes when i randomize the winner)

info

  • giveaway will start April 21
  • end April 28

my wrist is hurting frmo playing too many games yesterday @.@ and really, it wasnt even that much?!? like it’s more than I have recently… but it still was only like <4 hours… 

I should really look into care of it, but I’m not even good with it about my knee so… this just really sucks. 

delicious-food-porn:

Follow for more food porn!

I have made these, and they are FUCKING AMAZING like two will fill you up XD 

(via nijuukoo)

http://yamino.tumblr.com/post/83361767963/bigbardafree-you-know-that-stage-you-went

bigbardafree:

you know that stage you went through where you hated being a girl and you just resented yourself and everything having to do with girly things because you were so sick of pink and barbies being pushed on you so you like full force rejected that shit and you were just so full…

I’m really enjoying sword art online, and only 10 epa in? It makes me want to play an mmo, but I’m still super shy in them and hardly get past level 20? I’m 40 in rift cuz I qa’d it and played with some coworkers a bit… But i haven’t played in a while

If you ever want me to doodle your Gaia avatar drop me a line either here or on Gaia (rijgraden) and I will :)

Its really hard to try and cook anything when the oven won’t stay on :(

Or maybe aquatic?

Or maybe aquatic?