Friday Things: 06/19 - Drawing Joy and The Secret Life of Pets

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[Summer is awesome~ summer is awesome~]

The Secret Life of Pets isn't out for another year, but it already looks like something I must watch. Also yeah, this is how you do a teaser trailer. Looking at you, Zootopia.

Super rad collection of illustrations of various Disney animals as humans, based on factors like location and time, and it's lovely and diverse.

A little boy left his Hobbes plushie at an airport, and they were super cute about it.

I love the idea of a preschool combined with a home for the elderly.

Adult coloring books are my jam right now... I might have to grab that Skottie Young one, because I love his art.

How to draw Joy from Inside Out.

Love these photos of an artist interacting with some super realistic dog illustrations.

In case you need some affirmations and stuff for your life, here are some Disney inspirations "for your twenties."

There's a cool video series a dad is doing based on his conversations with his toddler daughter. He (a grown man) acts as her and a pal acts as him, and they recreate these conversations.

On Quirk Books: The Magical Art of Moving With Too Many Books.

On Panels: Comics Fetish: Volume 36.

And to round things off, here's a trailer for The Martian! So excited!

Friday Things: 03/08 - Turning a Meme Around, and a Look at Mr Holmes

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[Happy International Women's Day!]

On Film:

There's a Sherlock movie coming out this summer called Mr Holmes, starring Ian McKellen as an elderly Sherlock. Anything with Mr McKellen will get my butt in a theater.

If you're into trivia and such, here are 15 things you may or may not have known about Beauty and the Beast.

And also, 14 things you may or may not have known about The Sound of Music.

On Photography:

Pictures of 26 places that look like they're from some kind of fairyland, but they're real.

Here are some great tips for improving your food photography. Great if you're into instagraming or food blogging.

Things I Wrote:

On Book Riot: 10 Bookish YouTube Tutorials to Up Your Book Nerd Game.


There's a dude who makes gorgeous costume dresses for his online shop, and he actually models them himself. Lovely.

A little boy with Down Syndrome loves Maroon 5 and when he had an opportunity to meet them, had a panic attack. Their response to that was pretty great.

The Salvation Army took that Dress meme and turned it into something truly great.

If you're interested in learning some Japanese history, here's a Crash Course video on the Heian Period.

[Have a great week!]