Bumtown

My name is Jay Bee. Sometimes I draw, sometimes I sit on my bum. Business as usual.

kaelio:

revereche:

mantisbutts:

reapergrellsutcliff:

Fashions of the Future as Imagined in 1893

Illustrations from “Future Dictates of Fashion” by W. Cade Gall that was published in the January 1893 issue of The Strand magazine.

At first I thought this was some “fashion of witches and wizards through the ages” type thing but nah everyone is supposed to dress like this. I wish everyone dressed like this. 

nailed it

Well they got the 80s pretty much down

Anime designs as predicted by people 100 years ago.

(via buttart)

Anonymous asked: Would you ever switch to drawing comics on a computer/tablet?

danemartin:

Never! I will be the last person buying Bristol. I’ll have to scour eBay auctions for it in my last years in the middle century.

I would use a computer to draw comics if I felt a need to produce comics as quickly and machinelike as possible, i.e., if someone was paying me, and also if I could figure out a way to do it that doesn’t look absolutely disgusting to me, which will never happen. I draw in big, dumb swoops, not weird little zoomed-in scritch-scratches. Comics are 99% romantization and fetishization and enjoying the process of shuffling physical things around angrily. To lose all those things makes it completely not worth it. But I drew thousands of thousands of “pages” of childhood/teenagehood comics on a computer. I’ve done my time.

I want to frame this paragraph because it’s 100% my feelings.

Swamp Thing sketch.
Part of Character Wednesday, a collaborative of artists who draw a character each week.  Open to all and fun!

Swamp Thing sketch.

Part of Character Wednesday, a collaborative of artists who draw a character each week.  Open to all and fun!

buttart:

benchflip:

talenthiel:

valaaia:

lornacrowleys:

doctor-stein:

I can’t tell what’s more entertaining:  Blizzard’s Draenei April Fool’s joke or the surprising number of people who actually think it’s real and are complaining/threatening to unsub/race change.

What if people already rage-race changed.  I bet someone did.

They keep posting oh my god

and at the end of this glorious day of pranks, it turns out that straight men were the greatest joke of all

such delicious anger.

This is my favourite one, to be honest. SLAY ME.

I’m dead… so dead! Hahaha!

straight dudes are so fucking embarrassing i could hardly read these responses omg

I don’t know anything about World of Warcraft but I have a funny story to tell.  There’s this Dungeons & Dragons race called the Tiefling made popular with the Planescape setting.  They’re humans with demonic blood so their appearance is warped in unique ways.  Some have spiked tails, horns, cloven hooves, etc. but artist renditions always made them look obviously demonic in unique ways.

Then 4th edition came out, made Tiefling a player race, and their appearance was homogenized to what the Draenei are: basically humans with horns which goes completely against their physical description of being unique based on their ancestry.

But what actually surprised me is that people rejected the new tiefling for being too idyllic!  They had turned an alien race into pretty-humans-with-horns-and-tails”crawling in my skin” and people hated it.  Our nerdy hobbies are filled with terrible people but sometimes audience reactions can surprise you.

I wonder if the 4E Tiefling was inspired by the Draenei as the 4E/WoW comparisons were heavy when the game came out.

Flattering self portrait.

Flattering self portrait.

R.I.P. Shirley Temple Black (1928-2014)
I was 6 when I saw The Little Rebel on Betmax (it came after an episode of Capitol Critters that my dad recorded).  I haven’t seen the movie since and can’t remember much about it, but even as a six year old it shocked me to see a little white girl dancing next to the slave Uncle Billy (played by Bill Robinson).  To think that for four years this little girl was the biggest box office draw in Hollywood, not to mention her contributions later in life after retiring at the age of 22!
I’ve had older people look shocked when I mention Shirley Temple (I’m 26) but her star power is lasting.  My generation remember her just as fondly as my parents and their parents and my little sister (she’s 11) knows her as well so her memory will live into the next generation and probably forever.

R.I.P. Shirley Temple Black (1928-2014)

I was 6 when I saw The Little Rebel on Betmax (it came after an episode of Capitol Critters that my dad recorded).  I haven’t seen the movie since and can’t remember much about it, but even as a six year old it shocked me to see a little white girl dancing next to the slave Uncle Billy (played by Bill Robinson).  To think that for four years this little girl was the biggest box office draw in Hollywood, not to mention her contributions later in life after retiring at the age of 22!

I’ve had older people look shocked when I mention Shirley Temple (I’m 26) but her star power is lasting.  My generation remember her just as fondly as my parents and their parents and my little sister (she’s 11) knows her as well so her memory will live into the next generation and probably forever.

"Crush Dr. Robotnik"
Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)
*note to self: clean scanner 

"Crush Dr. Robotnik"

Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)

*note to self: clean scanner 

"You’re wrong, Proton breath.  I’ll be done with you and still have time to watch Oprah!"
Duke Nukum

"You’re wrong, Proton breath.  I’ll be done with you and still have time to watch Oprah!"

Duke Nukum

harveyjames:

This guy sent me £20 and a photograph of some women (I assume he knew them?) and said ‘can you draw the woman in the dress licking the woman on the left’s shaved pussy?’ Done.

harveyjames:

This guy sent me £20 and a photograph of some women (I assume he knew them?) and said ‘can you draw the woman in the dress licking the woman on the left’s shaved pussy?’ Done.