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Waldemar Schuur @W-P-S

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Posted by W-P-S - June 2nd, 2017


I have never really blogged properly. The only textwalls that are on my tumblr right now are either april fools jokes or answers to questions. I thought I'd give it a go.
I'm gonna try to occasionally write a blog entry about whatever I feel like or whatever you guys wanna read about. I'm thinking about posts about my own work, my theories on art, stuff from my life, and I guess things from history and mythology that fascinate me.
Let me know if you guys dig it.

I decided to make my first proper blog entry is going to be about a project of mine that's very close to my heart
FURBABY LOVES YOU

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In case ya haven't seen it,
here's part A http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/554386
and here's part B http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/554389

I guess I'll start about how I came up with the idea of the format for Furbaby Loves You.
Just like the war in Bosnia, it started somewhere in the 90s.
I was the first kid with internet in my school, so I still experienced the magic of the world wide wild west.
One of the things I really digged on that old school internet was the early flash and shockwave toons and games! As a kid I always wanted to make cartoons, and seeing these crude and vulgar cartoons made by people in their own bedroom really fascinated me. I knew back then it would make my dream of becoming an animator far more accessible.

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Only true 90s kids remember Marshall Herff Applewhite

One popular thing on the old net was the “click-to-torture” type game. I don't know the official name for these types of games, but they were everywhere.
Joe Cartoon with things like “Gerbil in a Microwave” and “Frog in a Blender”, Tom Fulp's “Assassin” series. Basically, you click on something and you hurt something (usually a cartoon animal or a celebrity)
There was one specific type of click-to-torture game that formed the main inspiration for “Furbaby Loves You”.
You see, back when the Pokémon hype all started kids were spending their allowance like crazy on those damn cards. However, over time, some kids began to realize what a waste of money all of that was. They didn't blame their own stupid asses though No, they blamed Pokémon.
As such, they made websites and forums dedicated to hating the little pocket mongrels.
They made shitty ms-paint edits of Pokémon pictures in which they give them bloody gunshot wounds and what not.
I was one of those kids, absolutely pissed off that I wasted my allowance on those fucking cards.
While browsing anti-pokémon websites I found a .exe game someone made which was a Pikachu tamagotchi, but instead of taking care of Pikachu, you ended up kicking his ass.
Food would be poison, if you played with him you just kicked him around, things like that. I don't remember the details it was quite a while.
So the idea of doing a click-to-torture type game disguised as a virtual pet came from there.

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The 90s were dangerous times

I wanted to make my own click-to-torture game ever since I first played em.
However, I kept animating cartoon shorts, and over time I became better and better at animation.
For some reason, making a simple click to torture simply didn't seem challenging anymore.
I wanted to make a click-to-torture game that went over the fucking limit! A giant within its genre!
I wanted to make one in which every choice you make is a short cartoon.
So that's what I did!

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The reason I chose the idea of a creature half furby, half human baby, was because I liked the idea of crossing two things that were cute and making it into a horrid hybrid.
Also, me and my friend would joke about furbies a lot, and make silly drawings about em.

Some early sketches of Furbaby:
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So that's where the roots of “Furbaby Loves You” lie.
I might go in depth on the actual cartoon itself, the scenes, artistic choices, inspirations, in another blog entry, but for now this textwall is big enough for me.
I can animate a lot better now than I could in 2010, and if I would've made it today I probably would've done things differently here and there. Despite that, I think the end result is a little gem, and of all the finished flash projects it's probably my favorite.

Lemme know if you like blog entries like this, then I'll write more in the future.


Posted by W-P-S - May 27th, 2017


I'm user of the day!
SUCK IT!

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Check it out LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSERS
 


Posted by W-P-S - April 18th, 2017


Hey everyone. I didn’t really want to make this post, I don’t like calling people out on things, but I think you guys oughta know Golfinho has been ripping off me and some other artists (Ansel, Aztraz and Catoblepas)

My good friend Zekey already talked about how Ansel got ripped off by Golfinho here:
http://zekeyspaceylizard.tumblr.com/post/151911544805/so-this-cartoon-while-lovely-and-cute-and

Here are some of the things he copied from me, lo and behold:
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another thing he drew based on the same scene:

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He has been doing this for quite some time, and I already contacted Golfinho before. I asked him to stop this shit, and he hasn’t. It’s a shame because he’s not a bad animator himself and should not have to rely on copying other people’s work.

Thank you for your time, and that would be all.


Posted by W-P-S - April 11th, 2017


Thank Ohrmazd, I finally got a functional twitter account!
I know you've all been waiting for this!
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That would be all
Also I wanted my April Fool's joke bumped off my profile page


Posted by W-P-S - April 1st, 2017


Ladies and gentlemen, we live in politically turbulent times and parties left and right are abusing this chaotic situation to slowly take away our freedoms.
What is a man to do in this whirlwind of conflicting ideologies?
I no longer wish to be “above” it all, sneering at everyone like a cowardly fence-sitter. The time to take action is now! And one can only take action by adhering to an existing political body, now is not the time nor the place for individualism.

Hence I have decided to defend my beliefs as a LIBERTINE from the jaws of the establishment. And how shall I do this, you’re probably wondering?
Simple, I hereby abandon my career as an animator and devote myself to the most noble and divine of professions, I shall become a political cartoonist.

This will become quite a task for me, however, because being a political cartoonist is probably the most challenging task within the creative industry. You must brilliantly analyze the current zeitgeist and political flow, and contextualize it with brilliant visual gags to make your truth bombs stick in the minds of the hoi poloi.
Imagine if there were no people on this globe sitting comfortably on their buttocks, telling other people what to think, through cartoons, blogs and youtube videos. Without these noble warriors society would surely collapse!

And to quote John Wilmot; “I have to speak my mind. Because what is in my mind is always more interesting than what is happening in the world outside my mind.”

So here is my first political cartoon of many:

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By Bacchus and Eros, I feel like I’m born anew. I know the intellectual brilliant and magnificent deconstruction of the contemporary zeitgeist and the authoritarian rule of displaced moralism pictured above may be a tough pill to swallow for those who have not yet been enlightened by the ecole de libertinage, but it MUST BE DONE.

TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE FUTURE!
EXCELSIOR


Posted by W-P-S - November 2nd, 2016


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Hey guys!
I'm doing another question round on muh tumblr.
Go check it out!

I've also been working a lot on a SECRET PROJECT alongside anusboy the movie
The stop-motion puppets I've been uploading pictures of here should give you some hints what its about.
Also, here's some cavewoman titties:
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Posted by W-P-S - July 23rd, 2016


Hey everyone!
The Anusboy: The Movie preview I showed off at Pico Day is now on Newgrounds!
Check it out!

http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/678462


Posted by W-P-S - May 1st, 2016


Hey there m80s
I will go to the NEWGROUNDS OFFICE PARTY at PICO DAY this year!
I'm super hyped for this!

Also, I will be showing a SNEAK PREVIEW of ANUSBOY THE MOVIE there
Don't miss it!


Posted by W-P-S - April 1st, 2016


IMPORTANT NEWS

Hello everyone, I have something very important to share with you.
This isn’t easy for me to tell you, so please be understanding.
As an angry young man, I always thought that being an artist meant expressing your individual feelings, fears, desires, and whatnot. Lately I have come to the conclusion that is a selfish and narcissist way of looking at things.

I thought, “If I make something I like, someone else will probably like it too”, how naive that was of me, to think me and my audience were of the same species.

An artist should never, ever, express himself as an individual, he is but a servant to the masses, to educate and lecture them, to make sure they are on the right side of history. He must realize that there are things that should not be joked about, or talked about, or thought about. You see, art is a magical thing that can brainwash anyone who isn’t the artist into doing horrible things. We should be careful with it!

I’m starting a new chapter in my life! This day shall be known as the day that I abandon drawing trips to the subconscious or battles with inner demons! No longer will I choose to shock and offend my fragile, precious viewers!
No longer will people refuse to hire me because of my social media or my work being too gross and entartet! I am the new me!

That’s why I will throw away all the work I did for Anusboy the Movie! That’s right, I’m cancelling that problematic and toxic piece! I had worked on it for years, but it’s not too late to realize the error of my ways. Instead I will be working with some other artists on tumblr on a new series!
Ladies and gentlemen, and those who do not identify to anything within our oppressive gender binary hegemony, I present to you:

MAGICAL RAINBOW SEXUAL MINORITY

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Any resemblance to earlier characters of mine is purely coincidental!

I’d also like to apologize for any hurtful statements I’ve made towards midgets, albinos, Papuas, clinical lycanthropes, Bob Saget fetishists and your mother.

Thank you for your time!


Posted by W-P-S - March 5th, 2016


Heyho!

I just made a fancy patreon page with a fancy video

https://www.patreon.com/user?u=2902097&ty=h

I have no idea about what kind of rewards I'm going to add, let me know what you want in exchange for monthly dosh!