[image: fanart by glockgal. Atia of the Julii from Rome and Cersei Lannister from A Song of Ice and Fire crossover. The women clink glasses of wine, both looking speculative in their own way.]
Drawble prize for kyrodontas! Who asked for:
atia from rome and cersei from ASOIAF interacting … somehow, though preferably in some amiable manner. if they ever met, they’d most certainly butt heads, but i love them scheming ladies - and scheming ladies scheming together even more so!
AJHSDJHS THIS REQUEST IS AWESOME. SO MUCH AWESOME. I just hope I did it justice fffff.
[image: fanart commission by glockgal. Fandom characters letting loose at an underwear-only dance party.]
OMG digging through my old art and I stumble upon this commission I did early 2011 for the woman standing bottom-centre of the drawing. Holy moly. The fandoms she chose for this are definitely from a very specific era of fandom history, hehe.
So….DRAWBLE PRIZE TIME! ??? WHY NOT
A drawble of your choice to anyone who can guess the fandoms and list all the characters!
Something that gets lost in “Family Guy” and other adult animated comedies (especially the 15-minute long ones on Adult Swim) are stories with a lot of heart.
I don’t hear people off the Internet talk about “Futurama” much, but I caught a rerun of a “Jurassic Bark” and couldn’t bring myself to watch the ending again. So I shut the TV off and was just left trying to think the last time an animated anything, other than a Pixar movie, moved me like that.
It’s been a while. I still don’t have an answer. What I can say if you ever find yourself in need to cry “Up” style at an animated series, just watch “Jurassic Bark” and “The Luck of the Fryrish” episodes of “Futurama,” which will cause you to:
A) Sob hysterically for a cartoon dog.
B) Consider giving your sibling a call or make you wish you had a sibling.
And yet if you sit there and try to figure out what it is exactly about the structure of the episode that tugs at those little heart strings it seems almost simplistic and mystical at the same time. There doesn’t have to be a grand dramatic moment just a slight misdirection and reveal.
To me, “Futurama” is one of the most underrated shows of the early aughts and I’m glad it has comeback in some capacity. But these early run episodes will always be my favorites.
'The Luck of the Fryish' makes me bawl like a baby and laugh out loud as well. That's what I love about Futurama. For lack of some profound eloquence: Futurama keeps it real. There are incredibly sobering and sad moments, but there are also moments that make you feel that things will be okay and of course moments of massive LOL. All in one 1/2 hour cartoon. Futurama tapped into that multi-faceted aspect of life flawlessly.
That said, ‘Jurassic Bark’ does nothing for me. I’ve loved dogs since I was a child but I guess I don’t really get emotionally attached to animals? I KNOW TUMBLR, I HAVE NO SOUL.
However, if I hear the basuri flute (the holophoner in Futurama) in the episode ‘The Devil’s Hands are Idle Playthings’, I will drop everything and cry so hard. I have an almost painful love for the basuri flute in classical Indian music, it makes me think of my childhood when I thought ‘happily ever after’ was a real thing.
[image: cartoony image of the Beatles performing on stage. They are all wearing birthday hats.]
A person from LA emailed me out of the blue and asked if he could use some of my old Beatles fanart to screen onto his birthday cake for his Beatles-themed birthday bash. Instead I drew this for him because I kinda freaked out at the idea of some random party-goer looking at my old silly fanart on his lovely birthday cake and going ‘wtf this is dumb. Poor Birthday Boy’.
I mean. Not that this new art is a masterpiece; but at least I made it for the specific reason so if random party-goer wants to slag it, somehow I won’t mind as much.
(Even though the party is in LA and I don’t know any of them and I’ll never really know how anyone actually feels about the art.)
[image description: fanart by Glockgal. Line-up of various DC characters: Flash, Supergirl, Nightwing, Red Arrow, Cheshire, Ravager, Solstice, Troia and Green Lantern]
My version of these characters for an RPG I’m currently in. I needed to get their heights right. NEEDED, LAWD. Roy and Rose are racebended, because I like the idea of Roy being half-Navajo. And I like the idea of Rose looking like a tall Maebe Funke from Arrested Development. Freckles!!
[Image: four stacked pictures of Angel Coulby as Gwen from Merlin, looking emotionally strong and wise. And also yknow, glowy and beautiful as usual.]
There are other ways of being strong. It’s not just about being tough and fighting. It’s about emotional strength and wisdom. I think young girls can learn a lot from that as well. It’s not about feistiness.