A blog where I reblog a lot of things, post my own art (Which can now be found at Reedart and Reeddoodles, though I still Reblog it here sometimes), and sometimes actually use it to talk about my life! |
Blame the name on Dot~ I really love the name. c:
Artist, roleplayer, gamer, reader, music lover, pokenerd, Troper (in the sense that I like tropes, not that I post on TV tropes much). Macaroni and Cheese Enthusiast.
Oh, and I over-use emotes. And I'm a little spacey.
My current Twitter @ is GreyWays . c:
let’s be totally transparent here, “she did it all for the attention” is a tired meme that has been pedaled out against women who have been stalked, assaulted, harassed, even raped since the dawn of fucking time so plz consider shoving it up your ass before you even SUGGEST that Anita Sarkeesian is “asking for it” to “promote” herself or whatever
If you relapse, repeat after me:
- You are not weak.
- You have not lost this battle.
- You are not selfish.
- You are not out of control.
- All the progress you made hasn’t magically disappeared.
- You are not a failure.
- Life is a cycle of highs and lows- good times are ahead, so keep going forward.
- You matter.
- "Thank you for the quote, I’ll keep it in mind and get back to you sometime when I’m able to commission you!"
- "That’s a little out of my budget for the time being, but thank you for your time. I’ll contact you again if/when I am able to pay!"
- "I appreciate the quote, but i’ve decided to wait on the commission, thank you!"
- "I understand your prices and that they are fair, but I am unable to afford this for the time being! Good luck on the rest of your commissions."
What NOT to say when an artist quotes your commission higher than you expected:
- ”@-@ Holy crap that’s expensive!!”
- "Could you maybe give me a tumblr follower discount? :3"
- "Your prices are too high!!!!"
- "Really?? Just for a sketch? I could draw it for half that!!"
Treat artists like human beings. We gotta eat too. Commissioning an artist is not different from any other contract work. You’re not going to ask your dentist for a discounted root canal or tell your contractor his cabinets are too expensive, don’t ask artists to change their prices because you perceive them as too high. More than likely, an artist taking commissions from the internet are drastically under charging themselves already. Please be respectful and understanding that art is a skill and not a favour.
do you think anime parents have a baby
and when they see she has pink hair and blue eyes they just think
she’s a main character.”
"oh shit im a tragic backstory"
a man looks over the breakfast table to see his wife feeding their young child.
he stares, horrified. laying his paper slowly on the table he whispers,
“When did you start wearing your hair like that?”
That’s why anime dads always leave. THEY KNOW.
Okay, so hopefully this will be the final update. :)
Since yesterday evening, I have had private email conversations with Mr. Queen. He’s personally apologized to me, and I’ve accepted it. He is also withdrawing the DMCA takedown complaints against this blog.
As of this post’s writing, Tumblr has not yet restored the content, but I am hoping that they will soon. I am also checking with them that the now-retracted DMCA complaints will not be counted against Escher Girls or the Tumblr users who submitted content to Escher Girls that was removed.
I consider this situation resolved with the restoration of the removed content, and I wish Mr. Queen well. :)
If you spread around the initial controversy, please spread this around too.
If you are a media outlet that has been covering this situation, please update the story with these new details.
I know, sometimes that the controversy gets a lot of play but people miss the retraction/resolution, and I don’t want that to happen here.
As a sidenote, I discovered today that Tumblr did send me an email explaining what happened about the apparent removal of my post about the initial DMCA takedown requests. The email was eaten by my spam filter.
According to the email, Tumblr processed the DMCA takedown against that post and removed it by accident. They restored the post shortly after, but I assume in the process, all the reblogs were lost.
I hope that clears up something that people had been wondering about. :)
Thank you everybody so much for your support and help during this stressful time, it’s been overwhelming and I feel really touched <3
Hopefully this is the last time I will be addressing this situation, and we can all put it in the past and move on. :)
~Ami Angelwings, owner of Escher Girls