sheeplover0104
20 December 2011 @ 01:37 pm
Icons; Amanda, Rose, Caroline, Lizzie for [livejournal.com profile] inspired20in20  
I'm really late with my batch for the 5th round at [livejournal.com profile] inspired20in20, as usual. But here it is! The theme was "Take Five" and I decided to make five icons each of four incredible ladies. I tried to take one lady per "medium" (book, film, tv-show, real life) and came up with Elizabeth Bennet (took Keira Knightley's movie version for illustration), Rose DeWitt Bukater, Caroline Forbes and, of course, my bb Amanda. :D (Yep, no "Atonement" icons today. I had to restrain myself from not making some this time around. ;))

So, 20 icons:
01-05 Elizabeth Bennet ("Pride and Prejudice" (2005))
06-10 Rose DeWitt Bukater ("Titanic")
11-15 Caroline Forbes ("The Vampire Diaries", all seasons)
16-20 Amanda Seyfried



Pretty ladies under the cut... )
 
 
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sheeplover0104
20 December 2011 @ 01:37 pm
Icons; Amanda, Rose, Caroline, Lizzie for [livejournal.com profile] inspired20in20  
I'm really late with my batch for the 5th round at [livejournal.com profile] inspired20in20, as usual. But here it is! The theme was "Take Five" and I decided to make five icons each of four incredible ladies. I tried to take one lady per "medium" (book, film, tv-show, real life) and came up with Elizabeth Bennet (took Keira Knightley's movie version for illustration), Rose DeWitt Bukater, Caroline Forbes and, of course, my bb Amanda. :D (Yep, no "Atonement" icons today. I had to restrain myself from not making some this time around. ;))

So, 20 icons:
01-05 Elizabeth Bennet ("Pride and Prejudice" (2005))
06-10 Rose DeWitt Bukater ("Titanic")
11-15 Caroline Forbes ("The Vampire Diaries", all seasons)
16-20 Amanda Seyfried



Pretty ladies under the cut... )
 
 
Current Mood: sore
 
 
sheeplover0104
17 November 2011 @ 08:16 pm
Let me squee for a moment...  
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Okay, I am excited, tbh. (I consider this my birthday present that every single one of my friends has to go watch this with me next year. ;)) They're going to kill me.

Also, "Emergency Room" is airing again here and I realised how much I love the early seasons. (I'm just waiting for Carter to get badass.)

That's it. :D
 
 
Current Mood: cheerful
 
 
sheeplover0104
17 November 2011 @ 08:16 pm
Let me squee for a moment...  
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Okay, I am excited, tbh. (I consider this my birthday present that every single one of my friends has to go watch this with me next year. ;)) They're going to kill me.

Also, "Emergency Room" is airing again here and I realised how much I love the early seasons. (I'm just waiting for Carter to get badass.)

That's it. :D
 
 
Current Mood: cheerful
 
 
sheeplover0104
02 October 2011 @ 06:31 pm
Icon and rambling overload; I'm sorry.  
Okay, so this post has been in the queue for what feels like an eternity... Because of that, I'll take the liberty to tick off some topics from my to-do list. So excuse me if this post seems to be all over the place, it's just a random collection of thoughts. ;)

First of all, I watched "Never Let Me Go", which is a truly depressing movie. On a scale from 1 to "Atonement" (because let's be honest, "Atonement" is the most depressing movie. of. all. time.) I'd give it an 8, solely for Carey Mulligan's amazing performance. It was fantastic how she conveyed every single emotion through her eyes. She was beautiful to watch, as was Andrew Garfield if I may say so - they had perfect chemistry (the kids, too - and the kids' performances were great in their own right). But holy f*cking Batman, what a sad and beautiful movie. Has anyone of you guys read the book?

Secondly, I'm in the process of finding a topic for my thesis - I actually found a topic I'm quite interested in, the only thing is I have to e-mail my professor and ask him if the topic is as okay as I hope it is. I'm a bit scared he rejects it and I have to settle for something I have no real understanding of. *sigh* :S

Also, just a few quick notes on "The Vampire Diaries", because they were on my mind since the premiere: Am I the only one who doesn't know what to think of Elena? She condemns one brother for the things he's done (which is the right thing to do, of course) and totally ignores the bad things the other brother has done and does right now. Why? Your hypocrisy, I see it. Bring back Katherine and get rid of Elena, please. Also, am I getting this right: Caroline's gay dad tries to "fix" her and change her very nature, a thing she has no control over whatsoever? Shouldn't he, I don't know, know better than this? As much as I love Papa Bennet Jack Coleman, there is something not quite right here. Nevertheless, I loved HRG as Caroline's dad and I hope he will be back.
Besides that, I kind of lose interest in all the main characters. Elena is just plain stupid by now; I never really cared for Damon to begin with (although I always liked Ian Somerhalder, this is difficult for me, okay!); I don't know what the show's doing with Stefan - I never really liked him either, but that his killing innocents gets whitewashed constantly enrages me to no end; I hate Matt with a fiery passion; and where the heck is Bonnie? I adore Caroline and I'd love to see more of her and her mom and Tyler. The rest of the storylines... are rather boring right now. :S

Last but not least, a quick question that bugs me everytime I post an icon batch: Has anyone else got the problem of not knowing when exactly to post icons? (And with "when", I clearly don't mean the time of day or month.) I'm always like: "Oh well, I'm still making icons for Topic A, so the post has to wait." Which results in me never making a post, because they're too old or I don't like them anymore or I never stop iconing a certain topic/celeb. (I'm looking at you, Ms. Seyfried!)
That's why I've grown to like 20in20 challenges so much. I have to post the icons someday. I'm loving deadlines anyway and really can't live without them anymore. (Try writing a paper due "sometime". Duh, it took me nearly 3 years to finish it.)

But oh well, this time I'm posting a batch - no challenge, no deadline, still iconning these people/movies and nevertheless, a post here is! It's mainly a collection of my entries at [livejournal.com profile] amandastills with some "Titanic" and "Atonement" (of course!) icons thrown in.

Sorry for the long prologue, I will shut up now and tell you what's in the post:
01-23 - Amanda Seyfried
24-30 - Titanic (I wanted to icon a lot of Rose, but the caps were a pain (for me at least) - and I was just incapable of producing anything I liked really; so there are fewer than I wanted and they turned out worse than I imagined. Oh well...)
31-44 - Atonement (I can't get over how beautiful this movie is, so excuse the overload of posts about it! It breaks my heart everytime I watch/read it, but it's so tremendously perfect, I just can't stop...)



I am covered in skin, no one gets to come in )
 
 
Current Mood: thoughtful
Current Music: "Rose" James Horner
 
 
sheeplover0104
02 October 2011 @ 06:31 pm
Icon and rambling overload; I'm sorry.  
Okay, so this post has been in the queue for what feels like an eternity... Because of that, I'll take the liberty to tick off some topics from my to-do list. So excuse me if this post seems to be all over the place, it's just a random collection of thoughts. ;)

First of all, I watched "Never Let Me Go", which is a truly depressing movie. On a scale from 1 to "Atonement" (because let's be honest, "Atonement" is the most depressing movie. of. all. time.) I'd give it an 8, solely for Carey Mulligan's amazing performance. It was fantastic how she conveyed every single emotion through her eyes. She was beautiful to watch, as was Andrew Garfield if I may say so - they had perfect chemistry (the kids, too - and the kids' performances were great in their own right). But holy f*cking Batman, what a sad and beautiful movie. Has anyone of you guys read the book?

Secondly, I'm in the process of finding a topic for my thesis - I actually found a topic I'm quite interested in, the only thing is I have to e-mail my professor and ask him if the topic is as okay as I hope it is. I'm a bit scared he rejects it and I have to settle for something I have no real understanding of. *sigh* :S

Also, just a few quick notes on "The Vampire Diaries", because they were on my mind since the premiere: Am I the only one who doesn't know what to think of Elena? She condemns one brother for the things he's done (which is the right thing to do, of course) and totally ignores the bad things the other brother has done and does right now. Why? Your hypocrisy, I see it. Bring back Katherine and get rid of Elena, please. Also, am I getting this right: Caroline's gay dad tries to "fix" her and change her very nature, a thing she has no control over whatsoever? Shouldn't he, I don't know, know better than this? As much as I love Papa Bennet Jack Coleman, there is something not quite right here. Nevertheless, I loved HRG as Caroline's dad and I hope he will be back.
Besides that, I kind of lose interest in all the main characters. Elena is just plain stupid by now; I never really cared for Damon to begin with (although I always liked Ian Somerhalder, this is difficult for me, okay!); I don't know what the show's doing with Stefan - I never really liked him either, but that his killing innocents gets whitewashed constantly enrages me to no end; I hate Matt with a fiery passion; and where the heck is Bonnie? I adore Caroline and I'd love to see more of her and her mom and Tyler. The rest of the storylines... are rather boring right now. :S

Last but not least, a quick question that bugs me everytime I post an icon batch: Has anyone else got the problem of not knowing when exactly to post icons? (And with "when", I clearly don't mean the time of day or month.) I'm always like: "Oh well, I'm still making icons for Topic A, so the post has to wait." Which results in me never making a post, because they're too old or I don't like them anymore or I never stop iconing a certain topic/celeb. (I'm looking at you, Ms. Seyfried!)
That's why I've grown to like 20in20 challenges so much. I have to post the icons someday. I'm loving deadlines anyway and really can't live without them anymore. (Try writing a paper due "sometime". Duh, it took me nearly 3 years to finish it.)

But oh well, this time I'm posting a batch - no challenge, no deadline, still iconning these people/movies and nevertheless, a post here is! It's mainly a collection of my entries at [livejournal.com profile] amandastills with some "Titanic" and "Atonement" (of course!) icons thrown in.

Sorry for the long prologue, I will shut up now and tell you what's in the post:
01-23 - Amanda Seyfried
24-30 - Titanic (I wanted to icon a lot of Rose, but the caps were a pain (for me at least) - and I was just incapable of producing anything I liked really; so there are fewer than I wanted and they turned out worse than I imagined. Oh well...)
31-44 - Atonement (I can't get over how beautiful this movie is, so excuse the overload of posts about it! It breaks my heart everytime I watch/read it, but it's so tremendously perfect, I just can't stop...)



I am covered in skin, no one gets to come in )
 
 
Current Mood: thoughtful
Current Music: "Rose" James Horner