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19 March 2012 @ 11:05 pm
Icons for inspired20in20 and scifi20in20  
Okay, so here are my sets for the 8th round of inspired20in20 and 25th round of scifi20in20. Can't say I'm terribly happy with either of these, I've been a bit low on inspiration lately (mostly because of school stress, argh!), but I do like some of these enough to post the sets. Do comment if you like anything you see, you just might make my day :D And still comment even if you hate them all, concrit is always welcome (some of these I don't even know how to improve, yet I really would like to!).








For inspired20in20, my claim was The Big Bang Theory and our main theme was Warm & Cool. Idek how this contains so little of the actual main foursome. What I do know is that most of these don't even look like they were inspired by whatever they were, I just started inspired by the thing I list here and then my muse stubbornly took me to another direction :P



1: textures by pamkips | 2: sizzling | 3 & 4: graphic by kbelled @ tumblr | 5: textures by pamkips

6: gentle | 7: natural | 8: icon by absofruitly | 9: homey | 10: icon by hauntes

11: icon by superjesster | 12: icon by tilty | 13: icon by youcallitwinter | 14: icon by dancelies | 15: numb

16: lonely | 17: icon by beyondbones | 18 textures by soopie | 19: brisk | 20: icon by mancalahour



For scifi20in20 I somehow came to claim Buffy even though I knew the caps aren't any good. I just love the show right now, couldn't resist :')


THEMES

hands group upside down eyes closed pale background
shiny nostalgia accident pride ascend



CATEGORY - ONE SCENE

one two three four five



ARTIST'S CHOICE

one two three four five


 
 
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there are no clean getawaysraikune on March 19th, 2012 05:22 pm (UTC)
:O these are amazing!
a random javascript function: viserysjsfunction on March 19th, 2012 05:38 pm (UTC)
Aw, thank you so much!! ♥
Amy: We're screwed (scarymime)stepinsidelove on March 19th, 2012 06:53 pm (UTC)
I how hard it is to work with screencaps of the earlier Buffy seasons. You did an excellent job with them!
a random javascript function: braca scorpy itldjsfunction on March 20th, 2012 04:56 am (UTC)
Thank you!! Yeah, I've heard it gets easier with the caps, but I've only seen the first two seasons so... yeah :D Can't wait to icon the rest!
vamplover85vamplover85 on March 19th, 2012 08:20 pm (UTC)
Really pretty! I adore your AC choices in Buffy and your first and last set in your Big Bang Theory! <3
a random javascript function: bff john harveyjsfunction on March 20th, 2012 04:57 am (UTC)
Aw, thanks! :)
Toves: calm collected and lookin' fine //;; Rocword_never_said on March 19th, 2012 08:36 pm (UTC)
Oh, such lovely colors and textures! 4, 13-15 and 18 are my favorites. Also really enjoying nostalgia and pride!
a random javascript function: pilot sepiajsfunction on March 20th, 2012 04:57 am (UTC)
Thank you so much, some of those I wasn't at all sure about so yay, thanks for liking them! ^^
whatthedeucelibrary_of_sex on March 19th, 2012 09:27 pm (UTC)
I just have ti say that there's lenty of creativity in those Big Bang Theory icons! I love the composition of that second piece with the multiple images placed diagonally and the purple circle behind the middle image. It's very bold and fresh, IMO! Wonderful work with the balance of pink and purple in 3 and with the painted texturing in 4. The text and vibrant orange in 6 truly catch my eye, and I'm absolutely digging the purple neg space in both 13 and 14. Adore the crop and blue coloring in 15. It's quite a dramatic icon, and if I didn't know the show, I wouldn't realize it was from a sitcom! The Buffy nostalgia icon is fantastic (love the texture and have used it a million times). The text is absolutely perfect and so is your choice to go B/W with the color palette. PAT YOURSELF ON THE BACK FOR DOING SUCH A BRILLIANT JOB THIS MONTH! :)
a random javascript function: j/a bwredjsfunction on March 20th, 2012 05:00 am (UTC)
Omg, this comment is full of win, thank you so much! :)
Lol, at first I was like 'whyyy did I choose a sitcom, half the caps have silly expressions and you can't make anything dramatic or serious with the show' but then I decided to try anyway :D Thanks again, all that was really awesome to hear ^^
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Universically: Ponduniversically on March 19th, 2012 10:29 pm (UTC)
Great buffy icons!! My favs are eyes closed, hands and shiny :)
a random javascript function: jaime/cerseijsfunction on March 20th, 2012 05:01 am (UTC)
Aw, thanks! I sort of disliked Eyes closed at first so it's especially good to hear you liked it :)
twirl on the tips of your toestiptoetwirl on March 20th, 2012 04:51 am (UTC)
I love the lighting throughout this post! Both sets are so bright and shiny :) The compositions of #2 and 8 of the Big Bang icons and #6 of the Buffy set are gorgeous and really creative. Everything about #16 of the Big Bang icons is stunning, the crop is out of the world, I adore the monochromatic colouring and the lighting is truly, truly inspired :)

The simplicity of hands is stunning. I love, love, love the neutral colouring and everything about it, from the crop to the sharpening is really well executed.

Really, really great post!!
a random javascript function: jaime/cerseijsfunction on March 20th, 2012 05:08 am (UTC)
Yay, your comments are always awesome, thanks!! ^^

And wow, special thanks for all the love for Hands, it was the first one I made and felt so 'meh' about it, I was like 'if this is how this is going to start, I don't even know if the rest are worth making'. But it's really cool that you liked the subtle colors - they were so so weird for me to make, considering how overly vibrant my icons usually are - but I really tried to incorporate the concrit I've received at 20inspirations for at least some of these and one of their major points was to make them less saturated, so if it works for someone I'm SUPER HAPPY! ^^

(Also yes, you're partly to blame for me trying to get in :D Looks like it's not happening quite yet, but I love all the concrit I've got so thanks for encouraging me!)
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bitterbird on March 20th, 2012 06:06 am (UTC)
the warm and cool icons are so lovely!
a random javascript function: athena helojsfunction on March 20th, 2012 11:15 am (UTC)
Aw, thank you so much! :)
DJ Songbird, Pixie/Tricksterdjmayhem_aubrey on March 20th, 2012 08:06 am (UTC)
I absolutely LOVE these! The colouring on most of them is vibrant and eye catching, but you still have some really pretty, simple ones, too. I think my favourites for Buffy are Hands, Eyes Closed, Category 1, 2, and 5, and AC 1 and 2. Great job!
a random javascript function: jool looking upjsfunction on March 20th, 2012 11:15 am (UTC)
Wow, thanks for the awesome comment! I've been trying to practice simplicity, it's not my usual style so I always feel like there's something missing, so it makes me super happy to hear people actually like them :D Maybe I'll try to make more of them for the next sets!
ligeres on March 20th, 2012 10:52 am (UTC)
I think your Buffy icons are lovely, especially Eyes Closed, Shiny, and your ACs
a random javascript function: john red looking upjsfunction on March 20th, 2012 11:13 am (UTC)
Thank you so much! I had so much fun with the ACs :)
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a random javascript function: j&a gun pornjsfunction on March 20th, 2012 12:26 pm (UTC)
Omg thanks, that's an awesome comment! ♥
thyla87: danythyla87 on March 20th, 2012 12:47 pm (UTC)
Amazing set! I love both set so much!

inspired20in20 set is amazing! So beautiful colors and crop using. And I really love your light efect! It's so hard to pick favorite but I think that 2, 5, 8, 9 13, 14, 18, 19 but really, I love them all!! :)

And scifi20in20 set is also so awesome!! My favorite are Group (so great colors and I love texture and text), eyes closed (love the light effect and colors), pale background (crop, colors and txture are amazing), shiny (I love how you did shiny theme!) and pride (love the colors and text/font and the background is amazing!)

Gategory set is very beautiful but also heart broking. I remember that scene :D One and three are my favorite. AC set is so good, too! Great black&white icons! Three, four and five are my favorite but of course I also love one and two!

Fine, I love them all! :D Graet job!!
a random javascript function: sikozu smilejsfunction on March 20th, 2012 01:00 pm (UTC)
Aw, that is too sweet! Thanks for the amazing comment and sorry for the lack of Cordelia :P Somehow these ended up quite Buffy-centric, I don't know, there were too many pretty caps of her)!!! ^^
paleogymnastpaleogymnast on March 21st, 2012 03:20 pm (UTC)
I absolutely adore the coloring and textures on your set for scifi20in20. I especially love your category set, ACs 3 & 5, pride, ascend, pale background, amd shiny! :)
a random javascript function: aeryn profile peachjsfunction on March 22nd, 2012 01:42 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much, I'm glad to hear that! :)
Erika: Willow/Tarapunk4life1315 on March 21st, 2012 03:59 pm (UTC)
Great icons. I really like upside down, shiny, and the ac. :)
a random javascript function: sikozu hairjsfunction on March 22nd, 2012 01:42 pm (UTC)
Aw, thanks! :)
ghanima sun: btvsghanimasun on March 21st, 2012 09:54 pm (UTC)
While I'm not really familiar with BBT, those icons all look great. I really like the look of 4, 11, 14 and 18.
I chose a comedy for my first inspired20in20 and I don't know why, because it did end up being a little more difficult than I expected!

Buffy &hearts ! I love that you're making icons of this show already and you've only seen two seasons. By the time you get further into the series you won't want to icon anything else! Group is completely gorgeous in every way. I also really love ascend, Cat3, 4, Ac3, 4, 5.
a random javascript function: aeryn redjsfunction on March 22nd, 2012 01:44 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much!! Yeah, couldn't stay away from Buffy. I hear the cap quality will go up very soon, so I'll definitely icon even more eagerly then! :D Also wow, I was really really unsure about group so thanks for liking it.
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