Casually screaming


Many expressions of Jack Frost

Requested by Anonymous

(Source: tangledguardians)


Art by Perry Maple





The whole film took me altogether about 5 grueling months (usually 10-12hours a day) to do. I often felt my butt was going to grow into the chair I usually sat at. 

Please note that this was simply my way of doing my film to achieve the soft-shaded style I wanted; there are many other ways of doing this and some are a lot faster with different results~! :)

This tut differs a bit from my dA version, because tumblr lets me put the combination of gifs and jpegs :D. 

Here’s a book that will really help you start animating:

here’s some books that are good for composition, storytelling and colours:

I hope these helped

I ask that no one removes the credit or source for this tutorial/guide please. thanks :)

And this is a keeper!  No doubt about that!  :)

I’m just gonna put this one on standby

for when I start my senior film!

5 Common Story Problems with Simple Fixes


Our stories are often plagued with these common story problems, but if we don’t know how to fix them, we’ll never improve our writing. It’s important that you remember you don’t need to scrap your novel if you keep having the same issues over and over again. Hopefully…

Alice Hoffman: Five amazing tips to help you write your novel


Write lists. Start with random words, choosing the ones you love like oleander and aquamarine. Go on those that cause pinpricks of fear to rise on your skin: sorrow, graveyard, raven, slash. … 
Now sit down and start writing. In your story there may be a girl in a red-hooded sweat shirt climbing over a fence, stumbling past two deer as she leaves your grandmother’s house. She looks like you, but look again. You’re writing fiction. She’s someone brand-new.

I can’t tell you how much I love this

Marketing Your Novel


You novel has been accepted by a publisher. What does that mean? Time to sit back and relax while your manuscript creeps through the stages of editing, revising, cover art, formatting, printing, etc etc…

Not quite.

Your job doesn’t end when your book gets published. Most…

You will be stupid. You will worry your parents. You will question your own choices, your relationships, your jobs, your friends, where you live, what you studied in college, that you went to college at all… If that happens, you’re doing it right.


Ira Glass (via stay-ocean-minded)

^This guy is one of my favorite peoples. He has said some lovely things. Go look at his other quotes!

(Source: wordsthat-speak)




We’re looking for extra illustrators to join the team!

ILLUSTRATORS for following characters needed:

Duties: In charge of the content illustrations like these to go inside the book.

I’m not picky,…

Spread the word!!

I know my art skills aren’t up to par for this, but there’s a lot of really talented peope here on tumblr, and I’m sure one of you is up to the task! :)

ghosts and clouds and nameless things.
squint your eyes and hope real hard,
maybe sprout wings [x]

(Source: schwarzbrot)


Hopefully the gif works, so here you guys go!


Hopefully the gif works, so here you guys go!