Global Game Jam 2022 ‘Duality’

I did all this 2D art, which ended up being completely pointless.

velarization is a word

Title is reference to a linguistics term. Since my name is Vela, it has been funny hearing about the Velar, a ‘soft palate at the back of the mouth’. Yuck. It started raining mega hard this morning, early aussie winter level rain. I have been studying Linguistics, French, Japanese (despite my self-taught experience) English literatureContinue reading “velarization is a word”

In Defence of Eroguro

You can call it gross and creepy. You can call it a disturbing kink that is specific to Japan. I call eroguro a thematic and aesthetic choice to express the fragile, filthy and transient nature of being alive. Horror is a big part of my life. I have read comics, watched films, looked at illustrationsContinue reading “In Defence of Eroguro”

Digital healing

DDR has saved me. Red Gatorade saved me. Friends saved me. Dogs have saved me. What does all that mean? Well, I made this blog due to wanting a fresh start. Most of all, Susumu Hirasawa is saving me. I will explain how psychosis has affected me later, when the pain is far behind meContinue reading “Digital healing”