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Posted 2 weeks ago with 8 notes

tiny ink sketches of x featuring the lovely Ndoumbe

Posted 3 months ago with 7 notes

i would like to make a comic that feels like this.

Posted 3 months ago with 1 note

portrait of a mysterious lady

Posted 4 months ago with 8 notes

my love/hate relationships with pencil, marker and sumi-e brush

Posted 4 months ago with 6 notes

Memory Plates II: Brooch; Vision; In Memory Of. 

(pre-fired bisque, red and black underglaze, matte glaze, fired at 1050 C..) Dinnerware to remind you that what’s been lost can never be regained.

Memory Plates I

Posted 4 months ago with 13 notes

welcome to swankville

Posted 6 months ago with 2 notes

The Saints

For Political Arts Initiative, “Questions about Some Women’s Bodies”

Posted 1 year ago with 4 notes

The Sphinx – collage for Political Arts Initiative

Posted 1 year ago with 3 notes

Posted 1 year ago from theleidener with 3 notes

Hunger is a Two-sided Sword of Gold

Made for the Political Arts Initiative

Posted 1 year ago with 3 notes

For all the fashionistas~


So I have this semi-serious fashion blog now.

my friend J has started a pretty fashion blog :3

the Good the Bad and the Fashionable

Posted 3 years ago with 6 notes

this dress is great

the greatest part is where i’m pretty sure positive this color scheme is from a superhero costume, but WHO


Posted 3 years ago with 11 notes


It is the height of irony that women are valued for our looks, encouraged to make ourselves beautiful and ornamental… and are then derided as shallow and vain for doing so. And it’s a subtle but definite form of sexism to take one of the few forms of expression where women have more freedom, and treat it as a form of expression that’s inherently superficial and trivial. Like it or not, fashion and style are primarily a women’s art form. And I think it gets treated as trivial because women get treated as trivial.

I really wanted to quote, like, every line of the thing. But, yeah, I agree with pretty much everything here. Especially the part about women’s fashion being more about showing off for each other rather than using it to attract men.

Another point of complaint I have heard before (possibly from the feminist side) is that women cannot be expressing themselves truly since most clothing is designed by men, and wearing clothes would therefore only be reaffirming and internalizing the feminine ideal by and for men.

I would like to think that there are plenty of designers who are not cis men, for one. For two, no matter who makes a piece of clothing, as soon as it’s away from the designer or shop, the piece of clothing is in a new context: your own. Whether you cut it up, restitch it, burn it, even when you just combine it with some other thing you bought, you’re doing far more than just answering to the ideal vision some designer might have had.

Posted 3 years ago from rosalarian with 196 notes