Diversity in fiction

When discussing modern media and fiction, diversity is a topic often brought up. It is an extension of characterization and worldbuilding, but many focuses on it for social representation, sometimes undermining other aspects, with many using to appear progressive and try to attract specific demographics, making me annoyed for its overestimation and use for pandering. … Continue reading Diversity in fiction

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Review – The Incredibles

The Incredibles was one of my favorite Pixar movie’s and I made a school essay about it years ago, being one of the first movies that I had to analyze. And now that the sequel is being released, it’s a good time to finish this review. Better late than even later! This movie doesn’t “demand” … Continue reading Review – The Incredibles

Damsel in Distress

One of the character tropes that are more criticized in modern time is the damsel in distress. I had mentioned in my Strong Female Character post that damsel is “barely a character”, and more a plot device, which I later corrected for “undeveloped character”. If the main function of a character is serving for the plot a … Continue reading Damsel in Distress

Rising Sun is like Swastika (Internet Dumb 2)

I know that Twitter is one of the worst places to have a discussion. The limitation of characters makes it more difficult to express yourself, and the thread is not so good to follow multiple replies. AND PLEASE DON’T USE CAPS LOCK OR I WILL READ AS IF YOU ARE SCREAMING TO ME AND WILL … Continue reading Rising Sun is like Swastika (Internet Dumb 2)

Kraken (Life Story) (transl.)

I never knew whether I was an adventurous person or not, since I entertained the idea of doing “radical things” like parachuting, but I hardly worked for it, and I already got afraid just by climbing a ladder. However, at my fourteens, while at Orlando’s Sea World with my family, I had the opportunity to … Continue reading Kraken (Life Story) (transl.)

Sci-fi rant

Recently I’ve read The Machine Stops. It has some of the problems that I have with sci-fi, but it has the grandfather clause and it is a short story (and it's good). And, as what happened with reading other classic books of a genre, it made me more disappointed with the contemporary works, as they … Continue reading Sci-fi rant

Character Design

The aspect of drawing that I have spent more time with is character design. In a draw-based media, the characters are the thing which the audience will have to stare at most of the time, and the thing you will have to draw more frequently. Also, it is an essential part of its identity and … Continue reading Character Design

Protagonist

  “Protagonists are mostly boring” is what I used to think, at least at mainstream media. But thinking about it, I’ve considered what is a protagonist, what would make them “boring”, etc. Some of these things were already discussed in Hero, but now I will talk about protagonist per se. Firstly, definition. The protagonist is an … Continue reading Protagonist

About OC

If you know something about art on the internet, you probably have seen the term original character, which is basically “a drawn character created by someone on the internet”. At first, I found the term “original” redundant, as any character is at a time original, and, excluding folkloric characters and recurring characters in a franchise, … Continue reading About OC