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I started this a while ago, but don’t feel like working on it anymore.

Posted at 8:45 PM on Apr 19, 2014 with 53 notes
#old wip #pokemon #celebi #vent art #my art #wip

Does anyone else, like, feel completely and totally separated from PMD-U's community?






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That’s how it usually is with me. I’ve honestly only interacted with a couple of people from the group and not really all that much on tumblr (although that accounts beyond pmd-U to my pmd-e days as well except those handful of days I actually did stuff with…

._. yah. I feel ya.

all the time

*nods* Part of it is just me prioritizing other things like school and other projects and another part of it me just generally being introverted, but the lack of missions and tasks is probably a majority of it.

:U I haven’t participated in PMDU yet, but I wonder if it would be a good idea to allow members make up their own tasks that other people can complete? Maybe there could be a folder for member-submitted tasks so people can browse through them. It would take some pressure off of the admins/mods, and the members could have fun finding their own ways to pass time, create mini-events, and interact.

EDIT: Never mind, harrie5 just pointed out that they could simply be put in the personal stories folder.

Binary tool doodles and trying out new styles. I didn’t get to see much of TPP Crystal, but there was a day when I popped in and KT kept covering herself with a veil, so it was kind of cute.


I haven’t actually made a post about it here, but I’ve been kind of on a hiatus for a while; sorry if I’ve been taking days or weeks to reply. Either that, or Tumblr ate your message. Art updates will probably continue to be slow and sporadic for a while (usually anywhere between once per week to once per few weeks).

Posted at 12:31 AM on Mar 22, 2014 with 4 notes

How to, like, write cover letters and resumes and know what jobs to apply to and shit.



Basically I have been blessed to be close to people who work in hiring and were very, very willing to pass along their knowledge and tips and since a lot of people I know on here seem mystified by these things, I will share my vast wealth of knowledge with you*

*Some of this knowledge might be contradicted by specifics from your own field. If you’re a chemical engineer some of these things might not apply and that’s fine. This is just ~*widely applicable*~ stuff.

Cover Letters

Cover letters are the stupidest part of a job application. The cover letter is really only there to show two things: 1) That you have a command of language that is both accurate and appropriate; 2) you read the job listing.

  • Your cover letter should be short. The hirer has likely read hundreds that day, and by read, I mean “skimmed over lightly.” You don’t need to fill up an entire page. 
  • It should only contain pertinent information. Do not try to be cutesy or “creative” unless the job listing SPECIFICALLY asks for that. Trust me, I’ve had to hire people. Those people’s letters got passed around for mocking. DO NOT BE THAT PERSON.
  • It should speak to the job listing, but only enough that it shows that you read it. If the job listing emphasizes that they’re looking for somebody who is willing to work odd hours, throw in a line that in your past experience you have been noted for being flexible with time. It doesn’t need a Faulkner-length explanation.
  • If you know the name of the person to whom the letter is addressed, address it to them. If you it is a blind application, you don’t need to put “To Whom It May Concern” or “Dear Sir/Madam;” just don’t say anything.
  • Stop freaking out about it. Seriously, your CL is not nearly as scary as you think it is. If you want to see a screenshot if an example cover letter that is a “catch all,” click here. I just pulled this out of my ass for a fictional job/person.


Your resume is not an “employment record.” Unless you have no experience, it should only list the things that are the most impressive or demonstrate your abilities the clearest. 

  • If you have an “Objective” on your resume, take it off. All of the employers I know said, “We KNOW your objective—you want the job! It just takes up space.” 
  • Always make sure that your resume is formatted cleanly and with maximum readability in mind. I strongly, strongly suggest visiting this link to see how to format your resume best. Visual cleanliness matters. 
  • Your resume should be ONE page. Just one. Not two or more
  • You can’t lie on your resume; you can learn how to make things sound more impressive. If you worked at a hair salon cleaning up, don’t say “Swept floors.” Instead write, “Contributed to the efficiency and cleanliness of the salon by sweeping floors.” It sounds like bullshit to you, but to a prospective employer, it sounds like you’re happy being part of a team. Try to describe what you did in at least 7 words.
  • You can divide your resume if you want to highlight certain experiences over others. Making two sections such as “Relevant Experience” and “Other Experience” breaks it up, allows the reader to skip around, and let’s you highlight what you want to highlight.
  • Learn to weed things out. Unless you can make it look like it taught you something huge, don’t waste the space. At the same time, if a job sucked but you can make it appear like it really impacted you, use it. This is not the truth about how you felt about that last job. This is you advertising yourself. You’re trying to get a job, not a Nobel Prize for emotional honesty. 
Now, what about the Skills section? You should have one, but as one friend said, “Nobody gives a shit if you went to France and had a great time. What we care about is if you’re proficient in French.” That should be your metric for things:
  • Only list experiences that would aid you in this job or a similar one—not things that were “cool.” This is the place for things that you’ve learned but perhaps can’t tie to a job. Examples: foreign language skills, clerical training, courses/certifications, etc. 
  • List all of the software that you know. Even if it doesn’t seem relevant to that job, weird things happen. List any MS Office/equivalent software, if you are familiar with both Mac and PC, any graphics editing software you know… 
  • SOCIAL MEDIA IS A THING THAT YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY MAKE KNOWN. To people ~30 and under, social media seems like a given. But to many employers, it’s a mystical world filled with equal amounts of marketing opportunities and terror. Make it clear what social networking sites you know how to use—obviously Facebook and Twitter, but also LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, etc. 

Applying to Jobs/Interviewing

Unfortunately, I can give you less specific advice here because we are not likely working in the same field—but here are just some general things to file away:

  • If there’s a job listing that you feel qualified for but the listing says it wants more years of experience than you have, apply anyway. Those employers are unlikely to find that unicorn that has 4+ years of experience and is willing to work basically minimum wage. While more experience is a plus, they really just want somebody who can do the job. When it comes to applying to jobs, you really have nothing to lose by applying to anything that tickles your fancy
  • Interviewing is an entire post unto itself, but I’ll give you the tips that I’ve been given by my people: be calm, be on time, and ask good questions. Always have some questions lined up, even if you already know the answer. “What are you looking for in the right candidate?” is a good example, or “Are there opportunities for growth within the company?” etc. 

Accepting a Job

So you got a job offer; exciting! Before you immediately accept, really vet the place to make sure it’s somewhere you’d like to work. Months of unemployment make you desperate, but sometimes jumping at the first opportunity it isn’t worth it. THIS HAPPENED TO ME, LEARN FROM MY MISTAKES

Things you should think about:

  • Do I know ALL things about the job, including: what I will be paid/how often, if there are benefits and when I get them, what hours I am working, how overtime is handled, how sick time is handled, etc. These are all incredibly important to know and if your employer is legitimate they will welcome you asking them. 
  • Is the distance commutable, or is it too far from home? (Think about how transit/gasoline will cut into your paycheck.)
  • Does the job give me the time necessary to do other important things?
  • Does the office environment seem like one I can spend at least six months in? (Every month at a bad job feels like an eternity—if you have bad feelings, trust them.) 
  • Does the job offer me anything besides a paycheck? Will I be learning any skills at this job or making important connections that can help me down the road?
IMPORTANT: If an employer tries to give you a W-9 tax form upon your hiring and you are NOT a freelancer (independent contractor), RUN. This is tax fraud and is very messy and is entirely there to screw you. Become familiar with the legal definition of a freelancer so you know if you’re walking into a shady place. It happens more than you’d think, and it sucks, and is weird.
If you have any questions, feel free to send me a message or whatever, I’ll gladly answer to the best of my ability! GO GET ‘EM. 

Vital information for your everyday life. 

You know what? If someone’s pretending to be your friend and you catch them saying shit about you behind your back, and they still act like buddies to your face, fucking drop them like a sack of bricks into the Bermuda Triangle, because that’s fucked up. Good bye. Good riddance. Surround yourself with people who make you happy and mutually love and care about you.

Posted at 3:48 PM on Mar 8, 2014 with 8 notes
#venting // #ranting // #我没有时间陪你玩游戏 #好恶心吧

One of the three Cetus sprites for a simple, kind-of-interactive game thing for Woop's birthday~

Play with Cetus here!

chibiphlosion @ Tumblr / dA

Done two days ago. Still on semi-hiatus.

Posted at 7:10 PM on Feb 18, 2014 with 173 notes
#pokemon #stunfisk #mudkip #wooper #whiscash #my art


Oh boy! Commission info here!

chibiphlosion @ Tumblr / dA

If I ever get a kotatsu, I’m just gonna stay underneath and pretend to be a Swadloon all winter.

chibiphlosion @ Tumblr / dA

Σ(゜ロ゜;) L-lance Corporal Ravioli?

OTL I haven’t been doing too many decent arts these past few weeks because my job has been crazy. Now I come with an offering of…who knows what’s going on anymore.



Go there, and do as the instructions say.
When my art was stolen, I got the post reported, and it was taken down. Don’t worry, it doesn’t just take down the sources post, but it takes down all the reblogged posts too.
Please give this a reblog, many artists out there may not know this is here.
And remember, ask permission before sharing, or don’t post it.

I NEVER reblog stuff on this blog, but this is very important!

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POKEDDEXY Challenge - Favorite Fairy Type

A heart for you~

More style experimentation. =A=;; I’m getting tired of doing these and it’s really cutting into my sleep/life and I wanna draw other stuff. Hey, at least I made it past day 1 this year, right?


finally got my act together and finished updating my commission sheet! I know all the example above are pokemon, but I can do non-pokemon stuff too haha~

      ~~      Click image to see or click here ~~

If interested or have any questions feel free to contact me at *** **

Posted at 6:45 PM on Dec 5, 2013 with 43 notes
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#aww yeah #reblogs #signal boost #commissions

POKEDDEXY Challenge - Favorite Electric Type

QAQ Quick one b/c it’s 3 AM and I’m trying to catch up.