bitter's inspiration and art corner

sup. i'm Bitter and this is my sideblog where i post doodles and reblog references and things that inspire me in the development of my original characters.

check the taglist for my characters and fandoms i post about (◡‿◡✿) also i love doing requests, if there's anything you'd like me to draw, feel free to ask so!!


    Volavarn and I have collected and hoarded these, in order to make good use of them one day. Now we decided to share them, so all of you could use them too:

    Color Pallet Generator


    Clothing References/Costumes

    HD Movie Screenshots

    People and Animals - Classes

    Muscles and Bones

    Anatomy - you have to log in with your google or facebook account though

    Concept Art

    and always rememberimage

    have fun :D

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"after all, i do owe it to Shiny to rip his fucking throat out."

lexx is pure gold
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  • OC Art Meme!!!


    Send a number and I’ll draw my OC:

    1. In what they normally wear
    2. In what I’m currently wearing
    3. In a school uniform
    4. In swimwear
    5. In underwear
    6. With no clothes on
    7. In winter clothes
    8. In fancy clothes
    9. Making 3 different expressions
    10. Standing on their hands
    11. With their favorite animal
    12. Hanging out with a friend
    13. Sitting on the couch
    14. Doing something they don’t normally do
    15. Eating
    16. Playing a sport
    17. Beaten up
    18. As a kid/adult
    19. Wearing a funny hat
    20. Sleeping
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  • got6:

    cute gender neutral terms to call your partner:
    - winter candy apple
    - iced gingerbread
    - my peach bellini
    - …. “jen”

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  • The Character Wardrobe Meme


    Send a number to my ask box along with a character of your choice, and I’ll draw up the ensuing ensemble! (If the character chosen wouldn’t wear the option given… go ahead and sub in something else!)


    1. Underwear
    2. Casual clothes
    3. Work uniform
    4. Night clothes
    5. Swimwear
    6. Formal gala garb
    7. Lounging, lazy-time stuff
    8. A party outfit
    9. Date night threads
    10. Something outdoorsy
    11. Interview outfit
    12. Tourist/travel wear
    13. A costume!
    14. Their sick day scrubs
    15. Summer clothes
    16. Winter clothes
    17. Um, spring clothes?
    18. Why not - fall clothes!
    19. Workout wear
    20. Last minute throw-ons
    21. The most expensive thing they own
    22. A fig leaf

    Feel free to add, subtract, or alter as you please to fit your character bunch!

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  • How to Go to College for Free: The Best Open Classes for Writers (Fall 2014)


    Massively Open Online Courses are the new vogue way to take control of your education and your career, and it’s the best thing. Higher education should be a right, but many of us can’t afford or can’t even access modern college courses. Anyone with conviction and a few extra hours a week can get themselves a college education from some of the best teachers in the world. You can even put finished courses on your resume. Just a few colleges that offer free online courses: MITBoston UniversityDartmouthCornellUniversity of TokyoHarvardYale University, and the University of Geneva - and that’s barely scratching the surface.

    Those are some of the most funded, most prestigiously staffed universities in the world. The education offered by them, for free, is at your fingers. Just because the world might hold degrees and the brick and mortar institutions of modern universities as a reward for the already privileged or the lucky doesn’t mean you don’t have the resources to learn. Throwing the exposition away, here are my favorite courses for writers available this fall semester:

    • English Grammar and Style taught by University of Queensland’s Roslyn Petelin, Gabrielle O’Ryan, and Michael Lefcourt. It’s a basic writing course, taught by professors who understand English like the backs of their hands. 
    • The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours: Epic and Lyrictaught by Harvard’s Professor Gregory Nagy. Course on heroic story structure that walks you through the ancient Greek heroes and stories that set up the future of western literature. Breaks down the Epic and Lyric forms.

    • The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours: Signs of the Hero in Epic and Iconography Part two of the course above, this time moving to the influence of visual heroic iconography. 

    • Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World taught by Professor Eric Rabkin. Genre course that explores the two major fiction forms as a reflection of human society. Covers a lot of pop culture favorites. 

    • Unbinding Prometheus taught by Eric Alan Weinstein through Open Learning. The class, starting in November, will explore the meaning of Percy Shelley’s work and the impact the man (who believed writing could free mankind from their shackles) has had on the world he left behind. 

    • The Divine Comedy: Dante’s Journey to Freedom taught by many Georgetown professors, including Dante and Derrida: Face to Face author Frank Ambrosio. It looks frankly awesome, talking about the modern reader and Alighieri’s work, and the first sentence of the class description speaks for itself: Students will question for themselves the meaning of human freedom, responsibility and identity by reading and responding to Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy.

    • Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative taught by Vanderbilt University’s Jay Clayton. This class is about Lord of the Rings Online. It’s not actively running, but you can access all the materials online. 

    • Laura Ingalls Wilder: Exploring Her Work & Writing Life taught by Missouri State’s Pamela Smith Hill, an Ingalls Wilder scholar. Wilder’s Little House series has informed our perceptions of her era in North American history, but there’s more than meets the eye in her stories. Just like Shakespeare, there are more than a few controversies around authorship, and a lot to talk about in this course.

    • How Writers Write Fiction taught by University of Iowa's professor (and author of Things of the Hidden God) Christopher Merrill. The course presents a curated collection of short, intimate talks created by fifty authors of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and plays that you can’t catch anywhere else. Features weekly writing assignments.

    • Poetry: What It Is, and How to Understand It taught by George Washington University’s Margaret Soltan. A class in modern poetry, the whys and hows, and a cultural learning class we’d recommend for anyone trying to broaden their artistic perspective.

    EXTRA CREDIT: Important and interesting classes I would recommended.

    • Understanding Violence taught by Professors Deb Houry and Pamela Scully.  Covers elements of biology, sociology, and psychology. You’ll study the biological and psychological causes of violence, and how violence is reported and portrayed in the media. Seems like an excellent research course for action writers.

    • Social Entrepeneurship taught by Professors Kai Hockerts, Kristjan Jespersen, Ester Barinaga, Anirudh Agrawal, Sudhanshu Rai, and Robert Austin. Doesn’t just talk about how to use social media for your own benefit — the course is meant to break down how to use social media and community engagement for global change. 

    • Comic Books and Graphic Novels taught by University of Colorado Boulder’s William Kuskin. Explores the medium at length. Has special class topics on Batman, Neil Gaiman, Pop Culture, Defining Art, and Gender. 

    — Audrey Erin Redpath (@audreyredpath)

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  • mistandscripts:

Just how exciting this event was.
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  • i really wanted to try my hand at pixels again so i chose koujackie as my ‘model’ (?). i really love her designs~ 
i got so lazy when i got to shading her clothes though…….apologies. its 8 am and im tired  (ノ´_ゝ`)ノ
(edit: GRUNTS LOUDLY please fullview cause tumblr apparently resized it and it KILLED THE QUALITY AGAIN)
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