Degrees of Emotion
It annoys me to no end when people have a bad day and talk about how “depressed" they are. So, I made some emotional scales. These show the extremes of emotions and the most minimal state of the emotion.
These are wonderful for writers~
//Absurdly helpful for people writing royal characters and/or characters who interact with royalty and members of the nobility.
Body Language Cheat Sheet for Writers
As described by Selnick’s article:
Author and doctor of clinical psychology Carolyn Kaufman has released a one-page body language cheat sheet of psychological “tells” (PDF link) fiction writers can use to dress their characters.
This is helpful as both a writer and in real life.
Also I now know why I smile sometimes when I’m upset or afraid. I always kinda wondered why I did that.
(By the way, mirroring doesn’t have to indicate sexual or romantic attraction. It definitely can, but it can also indicate that two people are bonding in a platonic way. Basically, when people are mirroring each other, it means that they’re forming a connection, whether it’s romantic or friendship or whatever.)
I’ve learned that mirroring people is also a thing that some people try to do when they’re trying to sell you or convince of something.
There’s also a full documentary on body language (which I’d still take with a grain of salt) here. It’s pretty interesting to see how people who’re trained to always show certain kinds of cues compared to those who aren’t.
EXTREMELY IN-DEPTH GUIDES TO DRAWING DIFFERENT ETHNICITIES
I am just crying tears of happy joy and whispering GAIAONLINE TAKE NOTE
‘the Irish head (skull) is one of the largest in Europe’
‘Irish are broad built and large boned’
‘Irish have characteristically thick eyebrows’
guess I know what to blame my problems on
but no this is a great resource totally rad check it out
This is really, really fascinating!
i’ve been waiting for this reference for a million years
AMAZE YOUR FRIENDS AND ANNOY RACIST COCKHEADS WITH YOUR NEW ABILITY TO DRAW ANYONE FROM ANYWHERE!
hi everyone, basically i have a /tagged/ffr on my blog in which are a bunch of helpful posts and i thought wouldnt it be easier if the best websites were all in one post!!! the answer is yes!! so i spent a couple hours making this list of all my favourite helpful websites. i use these vey often so i can confirm they are trustworthy and very helpful!! hopefully this makes 2014 a little bit easier!! enjoy/like/reblog!! message me if you need help or anything!!
fashion, makeup, hair
helpful for school (lots of writing tips)
when you are sad
when you are bored