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 No.672[Reply]

I couldn't find anything like this in the catalog, so I'll be making a general art thread! Post art you like in this thread. No other rules or genres. Just art you like.
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 No.826

>>825
I suppose I can't answer your question; if it were me to decide, I'd say it's the right place.
I like the last one in particular.

 No.827

>>822
>>823
>>824
I really like these aesthetics

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 No.231[Reply]

Been watching any animation movies (japanese or otherwise) recently?
I didn't find a suitable thread so I figured I'd start one. It's strange that we don't have this thread yet anyway.
I recently watched "The boy and the beast" and "The girl who leaped through time", really good stuff. The same director of Summer Wars.
What have you been watching lately rolls?
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 No.799

>>232
>>233
Any recommendations for french movies?
>>231
Recently watched 5 centimetres per second, really enjoyed it. Character writing left some to be desired imo but it made up for it with atmosphere and hitting a little too close to home.

 No.800

>>791

I remember watching a rip of the movie when it first came out. Someone shot it in a movie theater or something, but I still got to watch the movie on youtube. I remember that memory very fondly.

There's also an offshoot called "The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan". I've never seen it, and it's been so long since I've seen Haruhi. It was one of my first animes.

 No.801

>>800
>The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan
I've actually seen that series, but sadly I didn't find it to be that good. The new Nagato in that series was too clumsy and moe I guess. I liked the version of her in the world of the Disappearance of Haruhi more. While she was shy and nervous, she wasn't nearly as dumb or as irrationally shy as in the spin-off. The best part of the spin-off was the actually the "Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan" arc in episodes 10-13 in which the personality of the old Nagato from the original series comes back for a bit.

 No.811

>>800
>>801
Yeah the Yuki-chan anime kinda sucked. Sad case because I even watched Haruhi for the first time ever in preparation for it, since it somehow passed me by back when it was actually popular. At least watching all of endless of 8 in one sitting getting progressively more drunk while texting a friend was a fun experience.

 No.812

Watched Padak. It follows the small society formed in a restaurants fish tank as they try to escape or cope with their eventual death. The film gets pretty depressing as multiple main characters die trying to escape or get served as food, with he implication they're still alive. The CGI animation is a passable telltale games level, but it really shines with the short 2D animated songs. Although the songs are were the film gets somewhat un subtle, the most blatant being the end song that out right states the movies thesis.

The most interesting part about the movie is that it's entire point was to be an anti-fishing, or even vegan, movie yet it isn't over the top in how it expresses those themes, outside the songs. It doesn't come off as patronizing and the movie is fully enjoyable even if you disagree its points.



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 No.30[Reply]

Let's make and share glitches.

https://archive.sushigirl.us/culture/res/480.html Cont.


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General:
http://www.glitchet.com/resources
https://www.reddit.com/r/glitch_art/
https://8ch.net/glitch/

Pixelsorting:
http://processing.org/
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Making a full music video with a friend, hopefully I can make it interesting enough.

 No.250

does decasia count as glitch art?

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 No.772

>>771
Trippy, man



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 No.548[Reply]

What are some good slice of life anime to watch? I liked Nichijou, Non Non Biyori and Azumanga Daioh.
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 No.594

>>593
I don't even smoke cigs, only got them cause I smoke a pipe (as in, actual tobacco one) like once a month or less.

I gotta say though, you wouldn't believe how satisfying that model is to use. Nothing like a bic, not really like a zippo either. Sometimes flick it open just to feel how nice the mechanism is. That clunk.
Got them for like $5 each at an army surplus store.

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id reccomend tamayura its very wonderful and relaxing. also sketchbook full colors.
>>561
seconding aria its amazing

 No.751

>>750
Everyone who likes goofy and heartwarming SoL should watch Sketchbook, it's really fun.

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GochiUsa. Comfiest, coffiest SoL anime ever and it's getting an S3 this Fall. If you'd like cute baristas doing cute things in a beautiful small town w/ bunnies, then this is for you. Also, Chino is a big mood.

>>750
>>751
They look wicked cute I'm gonna watch this soon.

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>>754
>They look wicked cute I'm gonna watch this soon.
Hooray! Post about it on the new board when you get the chance to check it out. I might rewatch it as well.



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 No.724[Reply]

Hi sushi rolls. I got thinking about Katawa Shoujo recently - say what you will about the game (personally I'm very fond of it) but I think it's really impressive that a group from 4chan came together to make something like it. It got me wondering - what would Sushichan make? Would it be a visual novel, or maybe an OVA of sorts? Whatever it would be, I imagine it would be something you could fit into the iyashikei genre. I'm not like outright suggesting we start something, I don't know enough about how many people browse this site or how many creative types we have. I just wonder if anyone else has had the thought.
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>>727
An OVA would take a lot more manpower than a VN (just thinking in number of illustrations/frames.)

 No.729

Not a big fan of VNs to be honest.

>>725 Not a bad idea, would play definitely. Though as for something I would like to help make, maybe just a gallery of artworks made by the users. A giant wall of art that we all scrawl on. Though that would also open the door for trolls…

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henlo

 No.733

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A VN would be easier than an OVA for sure.
The key part is organization though. Katawa Shoujo did not get serious until a small group of people moved off 4chan and made their own forums to actually work on it.



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 No.690[Reply]

My office sent all of my stuff home with me yesterday, and I'm working from home until further notice. So that's actually kind of neat. This is happening all over California right now. Is anyone else working from home or having their social lives or work culture change in notable ways due to coronavirus fears?

I'm going to be doing tech support calls and customer trainings in my underwear; it's kind of surreal.
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 No.700

>>698
Security is a big issue now that a lot of our customers have home offices. We've configured VPN for them, but since a lot of people use their own private computers to remote in, they get access to company resources from an insecure system (outdated software, no functional security applications).

If it was up to me, they'd only have RDP access to their work computer, and nothing else.

I think there will be a lot more cryptolocker cases over the next few months.

 No.701

>>690
Uni is closed and is going online. I still lack the motivation to focus on doing assignments regardless so not much has changed. Oh well.

 No.703

My university was closed and that flipped my life over. They also shutdown my gym and workplace. I went back to my home city, where all I could do was hang out with boys. Now it is literaly illegal. In my college city I am pretty much different person, fully motivated and wishing to learn - but here it is very hard to do anything productive.

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Currently in college. All classes have been cancelled and moved online. Half my classes were online already and most teachers found it easy to transfer work in an online format so I'm OK. The weird part is my toughest professor is pretty chill online.
My main problem is my time management is shit so I always spend to long or to little on my work.
What I can't take is that I'm stuck at home with my mom. I thought living with my parents while taking gen ed courses in community college was a good idea to save money, but no that I'm stuck with her I can't take it. She tells me how to manage my diabetes in ways that aren't possible and pseudo science, she nit picks everything (sushi roll you have your backpack on wrong, sushi roll your jacket isn't right, sushi roll your pajamas are ugly), and she can't cook (vegan cheese, yeast powder, and hot dog sandwich)

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I've got a paid vacation starting march 17. It was planned earlier and happened to start exactly the first day of quarantine in our country by coincidence. Our cafe was shut down and everybody is home under quarantine, until further notice. I'm drinking tea in the comf of my house; people outside were panicking at the beginning, but it seems they've calmed down a bit.
That's it so far. Here is a picture of a blooming peach tree on my backyard.



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 No.446[Reply]

When the economy tanks, more people go to trade schools or study STEM as opposed to art. Studying art is seen as a bad financial decision. What kinds of cultural effects do you think this has, when art and literature are seen as frivolous?

My mom studied art because it's supposed to be enriching, even though it's not all about career goals. I was basically forced into a STEM major for economic reasons. It has a very clear career path, but that's about it.

Or do you think some good things can come of it?
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I think the average IQ of an artist has dropped because only passionate and stupid go into art. 70% of those in art colleges are often stupid because unless you got to the cream of the crop art school most art college are degree mills. A lot of people I see going to art schools are the 'I wasn't really sure what to do in college (I'm a slacker with no fore thought), but my friends said I was good at art (they usually are a big fish in a small pond, lack a grasp on fundamentals, and turd polished their way to 10,000 Instagram followers) and I like art (they like doodling art for their forgiving audience that lets them slack on their comics month on end, refuse criticism, and start shit. They would burn and crash in an actual job), so I'll go to an art school'. The only places willing to accept these types are degree mills who wont really prepare them. Stuff like pic related want to make art their career
The other 30% know what their doing and if they get into a top college they can connect enough so they can get the job they want. The other half art stuck on instgram/youtube as hobbyist who will have hard time getting professional work because they lack connections. If you look black comics, cartoons, and the like were a wild west, but now it's don't have '50 connections? Go away'.
The biggest effect I see is the 'starving artist donate to my ko-fi' will increase. As I said 705 of artist are stupid so they will suck at budgeting their limited funds, get fired from any real job, and refuse to listen to criticism. A lot of kids get high off their blind fanbase giving them commissions, but aren't ready when they become 20 and selling pic related isn't a good career choice.
This is all the digital art, and not the modern art community.

 No.626

>>446
inevitably the whole trade school meme is going to self implode because the reason trade schools were so cheap, and trade pay decent, is because nobody was going to them in the first place. Now that trade school is starting to become a popular option due to redditors constantly shilling it, the pay will decrease and the price of the schools will increase because of the increased supply of students.

 No.671

To many people will cause a bubble to burst like the other sushi roll said, but we also can't forget what trade does to the body. Being a welder, constructor, or lineman sounds good till all that hard work- climbing, carrying, smog - catches up to you in your late 30's to early 40's. Do you know how fucked the economy and the children will be one they're stuck caring for for their parents at age 40? Also trade people are hit the hardest when the economy tanks if I recall correctly

 No.687

Do art as a hobby instead, no one needs an art degree to do it

 No.878

>>446
Studying art is a bad financial decision because a) everything you need to know is available for free online and b) art isn't a subject that school teaches well. It's a subjective medium where improvement means better technique as opposed to better results, and where you do most of your learning slowly by trial and error



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 No.125[Reply]

Who likes pixel art?
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 No.130

>>127
>pixel dark souls

I never knew how much I needed this.

 No.166

>>127
Why is the one with the sea life cut off on the edges?

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 No.674

>>652
seeing games cut up like this really makes you appreciate the art a lot more than playing them somehow. anymore like this?



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 No.658[Reply]

If you like fantasy (specially Tolkien and early 20th century fantasy books) I recommend you to read Lord Dunsany. I'll be nice and share this with you (from the gutenberg project)


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 No.131[Reply]

Favorite Japanese movies?

pic related is mine
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 No.302

I've seen just a handful of them, my favourites so far are Aku no Kyōten and Love Letter.
Could you recommend something nice in mid-90's to mid-00's range? Thanks.

 No.303

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I just watched swing girls which is from 2004. It was really good. There was a fair few cuts that were really pretty and it's really mellow and light which I love personally.
I do have a biased soft spot for early/mid 2000's stuff though. It subconsciously puts me in the mindset of my childhood or something.

Also the main character is the qt's qt I have ever seen.

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A scene at the sea is amazing, i can watch it over and over again.
Great soundtrack also

 No.320

>>272
I've always seen lots of love for Lily Chou Chou, but in my case it's more of a love/hate thing. I really don't like the way the exposition is done during the first 30 or so minutes of the movie, but I like the themes the movie touches upon. I always feels empty when it ends, because I would've liked to know more about the characters.

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necrobump to ask what you sushis thought of pic related



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