Aortic Inkwell

Freelance illustrator and hoarder of ink utensils.

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I probably could have just sold those books for food money. =__= But I did a nice thing at least..

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These are the ones right? D8 My sister collects them so I was going to give them to her since its all the books she’s missing. I’m such a good sister aren’t I? ;__;

aorticinkwell:

http://www.patreon.com/aorticinkwell

My Patreon account is now live! :’D I’d be forever humbled if anyone pledged their support for my art on there or spread word of it! I would love to get back into working on my comic and not feel guitly about putting my time and effort into it instead of scrambling to get a low paying retail position. To have some of the stress of not being able to afford simple things, like food and paper, alleviated would help so much! 

I have different tiers available, from $1 and up, with incentives I feel are reasonable and I could fufill. Stuff like sketches, downloads of the comic once there’s enough chapters completed, prints, tentacle jewelry and more art!

If there’s any questions, please ask! 

This comic is really important to me and I’d like to be able to focus my attention on something I’ve wanted to accomplish for years but have been hesitant to. It’s a pretty personal project so I want to make sure it’s as good as humanly possible!

If anyone could please signal boost this, I’d really appreciate it! ;w;

aorticinkwell:

http://www.patreon.com/aorticinkwell

My Patreon account is now live! :’D I’d be forever humbled if anyone pledged their support for my art on there or spread word of it! I would love to get back into working on my comic and not feel guitly about putting my time and effort into it instead of scrambling to get a low paying retail position. To have some of the stress of not being able to afford simple things, like food and paper, alleviated would help so much!

I have different tiers available, from $1 and up, with incentives I feel are reasonable and I could fufill. Stuff like sketches, downloads of the comic once there’s enough chapters completed, prints, tentacle jewelry and more art!

If there’s any questions, please ask!

This comic is really important to me and I’d like to be able to focus my attention on something I’ve wanted to accomplish for years but have been hesitant to. It’s a pretty personal project so I want to make sure it’s as good as humanly possible!

If anyone could please signal boost this, I’d really appreciate it! ;w;

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iamprincessash:

I don’t even care how this happened

iamprincessash:

I don’t even care how this happened

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Anonymous said: Could you explain the whole "i don’t really have depression, i’m actually just a lazy piece of shit" = you've got depression, thing? It rang a bell for me and I'd like to know what you meant. Thanks :)

roachpatrol:

one of the most insidious things about depression is it doesn’t ‘feel’ like depression. even when you have it, you know you have it, you’ve been diagnosed—you still find yourself thinking, no, nope, this isn’t it, can’t be. it’s like the mental illness equivalent of that knight in monty python that keeps going ‘it’s a flesh wound! i’m fine, really! this is just a scratch, i’ll be up in a moment!’ even after all his limbs have been hacked off and he’s lying there helpless.

one of the most common narratives around it is that no one realizes they have depression until they start checking off what they consider to be normal aspects of their lives—and personal character flaws— against the checklist for depression symptoms. really key symptoms include:

  1. lack of motivation
  2. constant tiredness, even exhaustion
  3. finding no pleasure or satisfaction in activities they used to like, or that they know should feel good
  4. not seeing the point of doing anything
  5. increased and even unmanageable anxiety and fearfulness

any one of these symptoms drains away your ability to do work, cope with setbacks, overcome difficulties, or stop procrastinating. multiple symptoms create a pretty perfect storm of intertia and anxious self-loathing. you stop doing anything because it’s hard to get going, unpleasant while you’re at it, and afterwards there’s no reward. why bother, right? and when you’re always tired you get conservative of what little energy you can manage, and when you only feel emotions on the ‘empty to miserable’ spectrum you get really aversive to making mistakes. the whole mess very quickly and very insidiously loads every single thing in your life with toxic emotional baggage.   

and then someone says to you— or you say to yourself, ‘stop being lazy’. and that haunts you forever. because you’re lazy! the work is so easy. everyone else does it. everyone but you, you lazy asshole, lying around all day not doing this totally easy thing that you should be able to but aren’t. you don’t have depression! of course not. mental illness is for victims, is for blameless innocent people who can’t be blamed for being so understandably sick. but you can be blamed. you have a character flaw, and it’s getting worse by the minute. 

and that is how people who have been diagnosed, who have been medicated, who have been through therapy, can still spend all day hiding in bed and chewing themselves up over their failure to just somehow magically be a good, healthy, useful person, instead of treating themselves to a sick day and saying ‘yup! it’s depression. i need to be kind to myself.’

kendosilverghost:

Winter Soldier- C4 Central Coast Comic-Con

Photos taken by: Craig’s Cosplay Corral

Yay! I haven’t listened to it in forever!  Btw, I sent pics of the books on messenger.
graphiteknight:

hobbitts:

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I made a sequel.

graphiteknight:

hobbitts:

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I made a sequel.

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nthmetal:

Holy cow where do I even start. Rat Queens is honestly one of those books that just leaves you speechless with not only how fantastic it is, but with how empowering it can be. How do I even begin to summarize it. Just imagine your typical Fantasy Dungeons and Dragons RPG and add some wicked dialogue, a great story and some of the best characters I have ever seen and that’s exactly what you’ll find in Rat Queens.

The art in this book is absolutely beautiful. Roc Upchurch outdoes himself in every single aspect of the word. He tosses aside the notion of traditional comic book women by creating them in different races, shapes and sizes. Which lets be honest its something that the the comic book industry desperately needs. 

Let’s talk about the Rat Queens themselves. Not only does each women focus on a class which you’ll find in almost every fantasy video game, but there’s a wide range of race, strong personality and body types in this book.  By the end of the first issue you’ll find yourself identifying with at least one of these wonderful (and yet often very vulgar) women if not all of them. 

The dialogue is another thing that I absolutely adore about this book. Not only is it sometimes gritty and vulgar but it’s often times god damn funny. Its one of these books that’s impossible to put down mostly because you just don’t want to. And when you’re done reading it you’ll probably just go back and re-read it again (I know I did). 

Everyone should get their hands on Rat Queens. Even if you don’t like comics read this book because I promise you’ll adore it as much as I did. It’s only 7 issues in, so there’s still time to catch up, AND the first trade (which consists of the first five issues) is only ten bucks! Did I mention it’s been picked up for a future Animated Series (BECAUSE IT SO TOTALLY WAS)

So get out there right now and read RAT QUEENS. Because you really don’t have any excuse not to.

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*Spasms over paper* …. *SCREECHES* 
It’s happening! ;w;

*Spasms over paper* …. *SCREECHES*
It’s happening! ;w;