Okay, I originally posted these on Facebook/instagram and SketchyMagpie suggested I put them up in DT as well. Wasn't sure where to put them so photo share it is. I'm gonna copypasta the individual descriptions every time they go up bc I'm lazy to type them out thrice :3 For clarity/tidiness sake, every person I doodle gets an individual post in this thread. Please bear with me at the potential lack of update speed here. I haven't learned the tag codes for mobile browser yet + my wifi is horrible and I tend to do most of my drawing on weekends and sometimes at stupid o'clock after work. If I accidentally messed up your face or something you can totally yell at me.
EDIT: If i don't tag you it's likely because I forgot your username and I'm really sorry. I have poo brain. You can just post a reply and I'll go back and tag you properly.
So I've been part of DT for 2 years(?) and there are amazing people I absolutely adore from DT that I haven't met in person yet. So, as a quick warm up exercise I'm doodling what if I met them for the first time? What would it be like?
james is an adorably strange nugget and precious angel + his photos/posts always cheer me up. I think meeting him would be like 2 feral creatures crossing paths for the first time. But seriously I just wanna hug him so much his butt makes a wish.
The exercise actually started with James bc he was posting a lot of delightfully strange selfies on facebook
I imagined with SketchyMagpie, I'd be a little starstruck because he's such an amazing artist (and really cute!) but also, I really want to art jam with him. We have super different styles and it would be fun to see what weird shit we'll come up with!
For those who don't know, when I'm not doodling shitty comix, I'm a horror artist. (see example here.)My process is pretty much this but with more giggling/cackling.
I forgot how many cubs Kate has so I guessed it. Ditto the cubs' ages. My original guess was 100 cubs but that's -obviously- not right y'know? From cubsitting experience, with human cubs there are ALWAYS treats and I like to sit with the little ones for treats.
When I posted on facebook, apparently I got it all right yay!
I've already met Ru and she is super amazing. She came to visit me a couple years ago. I think her DT name is something like missnomad but I don't think she's really active here anymore. I'm terrible with the real-name+username matching sorry! I absolutely adore and admire Ru to the ends of the universe and back! Her make up game is also 9937593999% always strong.
Trying to upload these in one shot so I can finish inking ones for Olly and Darren tonight or before my wifi craps out. Whichever happens first
Next up is danzia I've had plans for a long while, to temporarily steal her cats for cuddles. She just got her PhD recently and is also a super awesome potter with the best looking bollocks kicking boots all the time. Looking at the shouldercats is actually one of my anxiety grounding things.
Random true story: I showed my dog pics of Gillian's shouldercats once, but she just farted in disdain and ignored me :C
Huzzah! last one for now and I can go doodle some more. kells was one of the easier ones to doodle. She's an ornithophile (loves birds) and I'm an ornithophobe (fucking terrified of birds). I guess it's safe to say that she'll likely have a lot of power and a lot more fun than I would for a while heh. eheh. heh. *fidgets nervously*
Today's warm up is a super fast one 'cause I gotta scamper off to work soon. Featuring banjo.
Originally I was a little bit stuck bc Darren is just so damned cool it makes me a little nervous. Like when the cool kid at school walks by and you just forget everything you were gonna say. Then I remembered that he was working on the prettiest patchwork blanket and always has the most magical shirts. So yeah playing dress up and watching him sew would be a thing.
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rye: thank's chesh!
Apr 27, 2017 22:51:03 GMT
chesh: Hey rye, under the "Dreadlock FAQ" >>> "The Basics" there is information on washing on the bottom. In my experience so far it has been best to wash my dreads when they get itchy and use a dry shampoo to help with the oils that are produced naturally.
Apr 27, 2017 11:28:40 GMT
rye: hi.. newbie on locks. I have 2 weeks locks but its not extension , just want to ask if it ok to do bath everyday and shampoo my dreads everyday
Apr 26, 2017 19:51:27 GMT
SketchyMagpie: Hey. It differs on hair type but generally speaking, you can lose up to between 25-50% of the length. Most people will be around the 25%-35% mark, ish.
Apr 22, 2017 11:20:55 GMT
FriendlyGoblin: Hey guys, I'm thinking of getting dreadlocks and I was wondering how much they'd shrink. I have medium-thick hair that is decently damaged and is 20" thick from scalp to tip. I'm also white. I'm thinking of getting them so they're life sized ruler
Apr 22, 2017 9:46:43 GMT
chesh: I started my dreads February 28th and have been checking out this cite for the past month for advice and I'm grateful for all the help I have gotten from reading peoples' threads and seeing other timelines. Much love to all
Apr 16, 2017 14:53:30 GMT
mysticalabby: Hey all im new here [:
Mar 14, 2017 15:20:54 GMT
Dreadlocks Co.: Anyone thought of becoming a dreadloctician fulltime? I found some awesome courses on getting certified at http://divinedreadlocks.com/
Mar 13, 2017 2:48:35 GMT
littl3birdy: Hey nessdeyali , bumps and loops are part of the process. Combing out the dreads and restarting will just lead to the same result. Check out some of the timelines here and you will see lots of bumps.
Feb 23, 2017 21:07:21 GMT
luv13ug: Hey all!
Feb 21, 2017 17:41:15 GMT
nessdeyali: what are tension bump causes ? would i have to comb out dreads resection and restart professionally w a loctitian since i did the sections and started myself ?
Feb 21, 2017 3:55:31 GMT
dltomahawk: Anyone around to help me out got a few questions
Feb 13, 2017 6:03:08 GMT
sketchymagpie: You can access us using the Tapatalk app. You'll just have to search for 'DreadlockTruth' on there
Feb 10, 2017 10:57:34 GMT
50locks: Is there an app for this? Its really hard to use on my phone lol
Feb 9, 2017 8:29:13 GMT
sketchymagpie: Hey V. It does occasionally, but the problem is that a lot of people use Tapatalk to access the site on their phones and you can't see this chat box on that, so of the small number of active users here currently, even less of them know this exists ha.
Feb 9, 2017 8:24:57 GMT
V: Scrolling back I see it isn't used that much.. :p
Feb 8, 2017 19:15:38 GMT
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