Hmm... it's been a long, long time since I posted an image. Not good.
I'm thinking of changing that, though. For a long time, I've had what I can only describe as "a bizarre skin condition", where any time the skin on my torso, arms or face is scratched, it will swell up into a welt the same size and shape as the scratch. This is really awesome, because I can play naughts and crosses... in *welts*. Very excellent for freaking people out.
So, of course, I thought to myself: how could I make this as emo as I possibly could, and then post it on DA?
Well, it all comes down to what I put on my arm, doesn't it? Lighting, contrast, colour... they can all be played with easily, but the emo-ness is heavily reliant on what I actually put on there when I take the photo.
And the big news is, I have decided what to write. Yep, that's right.
Since I've always thought Blondies "I Touch Myself" was one of the funniest songs in history (a refresher for the ignorant: the chorus goes "I don't want anybody else/When I think about you, I touch myself"), and so I thought I should give it a little bit of a tribute. And so, I invite you to imagine the image I'm going to take the next time I have access to a camera:
A grainy black and white image on an arm on a plain table, lying limp and with the hand open. Written on the arm are thick, dark welts, that read: "When I think about you, I cut myself..."
... might be a little hard to fit all that on my arm, but damnit, I'm going to try. Anything for art.