After weighing my artistic opinion on a bunch of bird-themed collectibles from an antique store, the practice has turned into a new personal hobby. Now, I keep an eye out for renditions of my favorite animal no matter where I shop. While discoveries are nowhere as frequent compared to the contents of a single antique store, over time I’ve found an assortment of bird items from the various stores I regularly browse.read more
After a long hiatus, Character Critiques is back to continue Pokémon reviews!read more
The journey continues in my search for bird artwork in Call it New, Call it Antique. There was so much material I catalogued, it’s fitting that this shop is called an antique mall.
Since I needed to split my article into two parts, I made sure to save the best material for the second half. For the time being, there’s nothing new to add to the “Crash Course on the Perfectly Generic,” so I’ll immediately dive into the pieces that stood out, be it the good, the passable, or the horrendous.read more
I’ve mentioned once before how browsing secondhand and antique stores is one of my dumb go-to hobbies. But if you also throw in artwork of birds, my absolute favorite class of animals, I will easily scour a shop for HOURS (depending on its size, of course).read more
To prevent myself from incessantly apologizing for failed deadlines, I’ll write a quick update here to inform everyone about the state of my projects. Long story short, I’m in the middle of some budding changes in my life that are placing a lot of mental stress upon...read more
Thanks to Slowpoke’s extensive family tree, there’s a lot to discuss and love about this dopey-faced monster!read more
Oh, great; it’s time to review Ponyta and Rapidash, two Pokémon I don’t want to roll my eyes at, but will for reasons that will become apparent later on.read more
For the first ever Rock-type Pokémon (or rather, Rock-Ground), the original Red and Blue games… got a rock. Obviously.read more
Game Freak certainly had no shortage of creative ideas for Poison-types in Generation I. An impressive 30% of my Pokémon articles so far have featured such characters, and there are only more to come.
Today’s feature brings another couple great hits: Tentacool and Tentacruel!read more
Let’s be real: Bellsprout is a glorified stick figure. A design can’t get much simpler than that. However, it’s also a superb example of how the smallest adjustments can create appealing characters.read more