zeldathemes
The name's James! Welcome to my blog! This is mostly an art blog but along with that I guess you will mostly see Pokemon and comics and games around here, but I love a variety of other wonderful nerdy things!
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Lanes do not exist in Cambodia. Enjoyed travelling around Phnom Penh, now on to Siem Reap!

Lanes do not exist in Cambodia. Enjoyed travelling around Phnom Penh, now on to Siem Reap!

  #James goes to    #Cambodia    #photo    #instagram    #crazy  
ask-mad-jim:

Round 10 - Felix/Wailord - PKMN-Burst

With a lot more time on my hands I’m going to try this again! Felix is going on the Kyogre mission. I chose Wailord cause he’s my favourite, and I hope those that seemed a little sceptical like what I came up with! :3I decided to do this traditionally cause I’m starting to really enjoy it again, and I was lucky enough to have the (almost) perfect colours in my small collection of PITT artist pens! (I would have liked Felix’s body to be a lot paler though. It doesn’t get a lot of sun)Notes: Felix isn’t keen on all this skin showing.The cape is super lightweight.Earthquake and Astonish will hopefully be enough to wake KyogreIgnore the legs on the back view, they are super whack…

Boop I remembered this blog!

ask-mad-jim:

Round 10 - Felix/Wailord - PKMN-Burst

With a lot more time on my hands I’m going to try this again! Felix is going on the Kyogre mission. I chose Wailord cause he’s my favourite, and I hope those that seemed a little sceptical like what I came up with! :3

I decided to do this traditionally cause I’m starting to really enjoy it again, and I was lucky enough to have the (almost) perfect colours in my small collection of PITT artist pens! (I would have liked Felix’s body to be a lot paler though. It doesn’t get a lot of sun)

Notes: 
Felix isn’t keen on all this skin showing.
The cape is super lightweight.
Earthquake and Astonish will hopefully be enough to wake Kyogre
Ignore the legs on the back view, they are super whack…

Boop I remembered this blog!

  #art    #traditional    #felix    #oct    #pokemon    #pkmn-Burst    #Burst    #Reburst    #Wailord    #drawing    #cartoon    #artists on tumblr    #reblogs  
plays

Cambodia, Game Plan and Niches

Back to (hopefully) better quality videos now that VEDA is done and dusted! Here’s an update about what’s going on!

My Webcomic: http://www.gameplancomic.com/

The start of VEDA: http://youtu.be/xV1_qTKSisE

  #video    #vlog    #vlogging    #JAMZ    #Update    #Announcements  

konpozaa:

pinkuboa:

(see, I DID do something for 200 followers.  12 followers late, but it’s something! owo”)

All music here is free to use in your games or other projects without charge, either operating on a “Ok to use as long as you give me credit” basis, a Creative Commons License, or is already in the public domain (meaning there’s no copyright on it).

 For more information on Creative Commons License works, check here.  For an easy to look at graph, check here.  Remember, if it’s Public Domain, it’s free to use & redistribute to your heart’s content.

And feel free to add on more resources to this post if you like. c:

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➤ Free Collections Ready for Download 

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(don’t worry, it’s not all yume nikki in here!  Keep reading!)

Plasterbrain’s Yume Freebie Collection - plasterbrain's Yume Nikki Fangame Sound dump.  According to them, they're ok with you using it for any type of projects as long as you don't redistribute the pack for money.  Check out their sound cloud. They also did music for DREAM VS DREAM, a Yume Nikki fighting game you can play here.  Music loops.

Yume Nikki Fangame Month - bwarch's pay-if-you-want-it-would-be-really-nice-if-you-did-but-it's-fine-if-you-don't pack of free to use Yume Nikki Fangame music for your Yume Nikki fan game (I did the art for it!).  Has a bunch of rad tracks for you to use! Check out his Bandcamp here, his Soundcloud here, and his Youtube here. Music loops.

The Remains of the 8 Bit Collective - A huge file of Chiptune/8 Bit music free to use from the now down site 8 Bit Collective.  There’s a bunch of crap, but there are good ones in there too.  Music loops.

Rindre’s Effect Sounds - A few Sound Effects for your Yume Nikki game by our friend pakilusin​! Sound effects.  She’s working on an upcoming fan game called Redux, formerly the game Flux.

Rindre’s Fangame Music Pack - Some good ambientish tracks by our friend pakilusinMusic Loops.  Check out her soundcloud here!

RPG Maker.net’s Music Pack - RPG Maker.net’s form got together and put out a wonderful album full of RPG Music for you to use.  Music & loops.

Noyemi K’s Game Placeholder Pack - A pack by noyemik that includes music & chipsets to use as a PLLACEHOLDER for your game.  She has some free to use for her game right down here…

Noyemi’s Free to Use Resources - Along with her Placeholder pack, she also has some free to use music & sounds as well.  She’s the maker of Amihailu in Dreamland & Hell Diary, two rad games with equally rad soundtracks.  Check out her sound cloud here! And her bandcamp here!

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➤ Websites for Downloading Music

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English Sites

Flashkit - Always check if it’s freeware, licenseware, or shareware!  Sound Effects & Music Loops.

Freesound.org -  Check the licensing agreement on the things you download!  Sound Effects and Music Loops.  You’ll need an account before you download anything, but the library is just so vast that it’s well worth it.

Partners in Rhyme - They’re mostly for youtube videos, but are ok if you use it in your video game.  Music Loops.

Looperman - Focuses on loops for audio software (so if you want to add more to it feel free). Here’s their terms & conditions page.  You also have to create an account before you download anything.  Loops, samples, sound effects, acapellas, & raps.

Sound Bible - Royalty-free Sound Effects under the public domain & attribution creative commons license.

Media College - has like, 10 loops in the public domain for you to download.

Free SFX - I linked to their License Page because it’s a bit hidden. Free Sound Effects.  Yes, you have to make an account, but it’s free.

JWinter Music - A blog that post free to use Music, mostly for youtube videos.

Indie Game Music.com - Specifically for indie games.  Music on the site is under three different licenses, so check this page before you go off downloading things.  Loops & Music.

FreePD.com - All of it is in the public domain (everything’s free to use because the copyright expired/there was no copyright in the first place).  Loops.

Media Collage - Free Sound Effects as long as you don’t sell them yourself.

SampleSwap.org -“You must Log in (or register) in order to download these samples.… 100% of the samples on this site are free, but registration helps us fight MP3 robots and establish controls over how much gets downloaded, and when.” Samples, Music & Noise Loops& sound effects.

Dig.CCMixter.org Check each track for a money symbol next to it.  If there is none, it’s free to download. Free music.

Incompetech - All music is under creative commons, made by one dude.  It’s a LOT of music, & is separated by different genres if you want to search for things. 

iBeats - for when you need looping beats for your music.  Remember, check the license (some are public domain, some are under commercial use under attribution, and most under a non-commercial license).

FreeMusicArchive.org - most works are under the Creative Commons license.  Music & Spoken Word downloads.

Free Loops - Mostly Free Loops & VST Plug ins.  Like so many others, check the license before downloading.

Musopen - Aims to be the largest public domain music collection.  Go ahead and check if the recording itself as well as the composition is in public domain. Most recordings are.  The site offers Classical Music Downloads, as well as Sheet Music. 

Japanese Sites

Vita Chi - Free to use for both commercial & non-commercial projects!  Music, Screams, & Sound Effects.  Mad Father has

PianosDauGe.org - I’m pretty sure it’s free for both commercial and non-commercial use, as long as you don’t redistribute. A bunch of Music Loops.  Check out the private policy (in Japanese) here.

Classical Masterpiece Sound Library - Need free classical music and fast?  Shazam!  Free to use commercially and non-commecially. Alice Mare & The Crooked Man used this site for their classical pieces.

Senses Circuit - Wadanohara & the Great Blue Sea.

Pocket Sound - Free to use Sound Effects! “This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon a work, even commercially, as long as you credit them for the original creation.”

Tami Music Factory -  Free to use commercially & non commercially. Check out the copyright page here.  Sound effects, loops (Midi & Ogg), and… uh, mobile ringtones if you’re in need of those 0w0”.

Amacha Music - According to the FAQ, it’s free for both commercial and non-commecial use.  Music.

H/MIX GALLERY - free background music/loops made by Hirokazu Akiyama.  Free for non commercial use only though, you’ll have to pay for a license if you want to use it commercially. Mad Father, the Crooked Man, The Witch’s House, Alice Mare,

Otonomori - According to Rindere, it’s a free to use sound effects website for commercial and non-commercial uses.

Presence of Music - I’m pretty sure it’s just for non-commecial use only.  Has music for both standard RPGs & Horror RPGs.  Loops, I believe. Ib & the Witch’s House both have music from this site.

*Asterisk* - Free to use Midi files & Web music. Credit is not necessary, but appreciated.  

koukaongen.com - Free to use sound effects, music, & loops. Credit is nice, but you don’t need to link back to them.  I’m pretty sure it’s noncommercial use only.  One of the sites used by the creator of Ib.

Music Material - I’m not too sure what the copyright page says but you can look at it here.  Music.

Dova Syndrome - Check out the copyright page here.  Music & loops. 

A few more found by Rindere - I’m not translating these anymore, you’re on your own. >3< BUT they’re all supposed to be Sound Effects websites.

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rabbit-hole-divisions - All their music is free to use.  I haven’t heard from them in a while though!

Yume Nikki Fangame Music Sheet - Just something if you like sheet music & Yume Nikki fan games.

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➤ Browser Music Making Programs

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Make Music in your own browser! (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc.)

http://www.pulseboy.com - An 8bit/Chiptune Music Maker!

Bfxr - A sound effects maker!  

as3sfxr - another sound effects maker! A bit simpler than Bfxr.

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➤ Free Plug ins

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Some Chiptune VSTs (the post warns you that you probably shouldn’t the Toad & Peach ones!)

ALSO check out the YT channel “audiopad” all their stuff is under a free use lisence EVEN FOR COMMERCIAL WORK so if you want to get some money for your hard work, you can use their music legally, so long as you honor the license!

  #music    #for youtube    #reference    #for later    #reblogs  

bechnokid:

kordova:

dredsina:

beesmygod:

megasonger:

"nathan is a poopyhead"

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I know exactly what the last option is referring to and I am not happy at all fasjg

Gold

  #reblogs    #James' World    #meme    #sorry not sorry    #James is able to sell 15 of product a though\    #???  
Rockin’ the Spongebob/Dinosaur combo

Rockin’ the Spongebob/Dinosaur combo

  #adult    #I am one    #instagram    #photo    #James' World    #Spongebob    #Dinosaurs  
comixwarriors:

Comix Warriors Week #52:  Make the 1st Page of your Graphic Novel
Submissions open from 09/24/14 - 10/07/14, due at 11:59pm EST. Not sure of the time? Check the countdown timer on the blog’s main page!
Congratulations, Warriors! We’ve made it to week 52, which means Comix Warriors has been been updating for a whole year! WOWZERS! Thank you all for following, submitting, and generally being awesome. I hope we will just continue to grow. 
To honor our anniversary, this will be a special TWO WEEK challenge! A lot of us have lofty comix goals, including creating our very own, full-length graphic novel. Since Comix Warriors was created as a foundation for cartoonist-wannabes to get their start, I want to use it to encourage you all to take the next step and start working on an even bigger project! You’ve got two weeks to really sit back, think about what you’d want to see as a big ol’ 100 pg+ book, and draw something truly page-turning. The subject matter and characters are completely up to you! Since this is meant to be just the first page, it doesn’t even have to make sense as a story. This is a totally freestyle challenge.
The same rules apply as always, and of course I am not expecting EVERYONE to submit gorgeous full-color Sandman style illustrations, but since you’ve got two weeks I hope you will all give this challenge as much effort as possible. Happy comicing! 
Quick Rules Recap: 
01. Submissions must be 1 page or less, and please try to limit pages to 2000px tall or less.
02. Submissions must relate to the current week’s challenge.
03. Submissions must be suitable for PG-13 audiences (see here for more info on this.)
04. All submissions must be original and made specifically for this challenge.
Please use the submit feature to post your comic when you’re done!
Questions? Read the FAQ and other info on the left side of the blog. Or send me an ask if you need to and I’ll be happy to let you in on the comix secrets.

comixwarriors:

Comix Warriors Week #52:  Make the 1st Page of your Graphic Novel

Submissions open from 09/24/14 - 10/07/14, due at 11:59pm EST. Not sure of the time? Check the countdown timer on the blog’s main page!

Congratulations, Warriors! We’ve made it to week 52, which means Comix Warriors has been been updating for a whole year! WOWZERS! Thank you all for following, submitting, and generally being awesome. I hope we will just continue to grow. 

To honor our anniversary, this will be a special TWO WEEK challenge! A lot of us have lofty comix goals, including creating our very own, full-length graphic novel. Since Comix Warriors was created as a foundation for cartoonist-wannabes to get their start, I want to use it to encourage you all to take the next step and start working on an even bigger project! You’ve got two weeks to really sit back, think about what you’d want to see as a big ol’ 100 pg+ book, and draw something truly page-turning. The subject matter and characters are completely up to you! Since this is meant to be just the first page, it doesn’t even have to make sense as a story. This is a totally freestyle challenge.

The same rules apply as always, and of course I am not expecting EVERYONE to submit gorgeous full-color Sandman style illustrations, but since you’ve got two weeks I hope you will all give this challenge as much effort as possible. Happy comicing! 

Quick Rules Recap: 

01. Submissions must be 1 page or less, and please try to limit pages to 2000px tall or less.

02. Submissions must relate to the current week’s challenge.

03. Submissions must be suitable for PG-13 audiences (see here for more info on this.)

04. All submissions must be original and made specifically for this challenge.

Please use the submit feature to post your comic when you’re done!

Questions? Read the FAQ and other info on the left side of the blog. Or send me an ask if you need to and I’ll be happy to let you in on the comix secrets.

  #reblogs    #art related    #this is cool    #I only just found this blog  
mydearcalifornia:

brutalgeneration:

Floating in the waterfalls (by Mr Andrew Murray)

bucketlist

mydearcalifornia:

brutalgeneration:

Floating in the waterfalls (by Mr Andrew Murray)

bucketlist

  #inspirations    #reference    #reblogs    #beautiful    #landscape  

Working on character model sheets to get my drawing as consistent as possible! Just tried to find some significant landmarks in their construction to keep them the same proportions and looking good!

  #art    #game plan    #marcus    #frank    #george    #vince    #vince needs work    #reference    #characters    #model sheets    #traditional    #copic    #gif    #gifs    #construction    #comics    #cartoon  
A WIP I am really happy with and proud of so far!

A WIP I am really happy with and proud of so far!

  #art    #wip    #digital    #drawing    #me    #self portrait    #friends    #collab    #jamus    #brockiam    #zulotte  

anakistarsong:

zing-noir:

River otters at the Zoological & Botanical Garden in Ichikawa, Japan

omg the last one he pops up ahjfskghfagskjfkhdjs ahahaha

This is what heaven looks like…

  #OTTERS    #this counts as art reference right    #reblogs    #reference    #not really I just want an excuse    #but really why would i need an excuse for wanting otters on my blog    #so cute    #my favourite  
katy-133:

123 Ideas for Character Flaws

katy-133:

123 Ideas for Character Flaws

  #reference    #character development    #reblogs    #tips    #writing  
A pretty good job if you ask me!

A pretty good job if you ask me!

  #woops    #instagram    #cross stitch    #thread    #photo  

And my final assessment is submitted!!! 

These are some screenshots from the game prototype I made. Nothing too fancy but with no experience in Unity I am pretty happy with how it came out! I might make a video soon so you can see it working, but for now I hope you like these!

(Some animations I made for the characters that I never actually got working)

  #Game Design    #game development    #art    #art?    #unity    #maya    #game art    #proud    #explorer    #uni    #jmc academy  

julianachen:

A friend asked how I do this thing, so I decided to make a tutorial for it! FYI, this is Photoshop CS5. Hope it helps in some way! If there’s anything that completely confuses you, don’t hesitate to ask me. :) 

Here is a fullsize version.

(This font’s exclamation point looks too much like an “L,” so I apologize for sounding too excited in my tutorial.)

  #for later    #tutorials    #tips    #reference    #reblogs    #art related