finch: (dark lady)
[personal profile] finch
Name: Jack
Story: Empty Sky
Colors: Azul
Supplies and Styles: Saturation, Pointillism
Word Count: ~500
Notes: a 1sentence-reminiscent challenge dared by [profile] thebonesofferallletters and prompts chosen by [profile] balsamdash

When Joachim came to the edge of the desert, the castle that awaited him was so dark he thought it a shadow. )
bookblather: Alexis Bledel in red sundress smiling at the camera. (in the heart : clara : alexis bledel)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Follow Your Arrow
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Color party 35 (Albicant), azul 24 (Against one's own nature) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Clara takes "quit it" as a challenge.)
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, yarn (a rocket blasting off), acrylic (urgent), watercolors (That Is So Him, Dude!), oils (a wrestling match)
Word Count: 1014
Rating: PG-13 for language
Summary: Clara and two conversations about her career.
Warnings: parental death, death from cancer
Notes: LAST AZUL HAHAHAHAHA. Anyone wanna give me a new PBN?

Follow Your Arrow )
bookblather: Bindu Madhavi in a blue shirt, smiling off-camera. (in the heart : maya : bindu madhavi)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Courage
Story: In the Heart
Colors: David Bowie 8 (Sometimes I fear that the whole world is queer Sometimes but always in vain → Buddha of Suburbia (Buddha of Suburbia)), Olympic gold 11 (village), azul 16 (Courage) with shipwrecklight's paint-by-numbers (Maya makes a new friend after she moves out of Joy's house.)
Supplies and Materials: Seed beads (Maya and Zoe), chalk (like flirt ghost), glitter (O, weary hearts! O, slumbering eyes!/O, drooping souls, whose destinies/Are fraught with fear and pain,/Ye shall be loved again!), novelty beads (“It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” ― Marlene Dietrich)
Word Count: 4000
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Zoe makes a friend.
Warnings: Internalized ableism, mentions of self-harm and suicide, skipdepicition of a schizophrenic episode
Notes: I did a lot of research on Zoe's illness. If I fucked it up, please tell me right away. I will correct myself and apologize profusely.

Courage )
bookblather: A closeup of Daniel Vettori in glasses and a baseball hat (in the heart: aaron)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Five Times Gail Had Aaron's Back (And Once He Had Hers)
Story: In the Heart - Various AUs
Colors: Color party 2 (Aureolin), first light 2 (Balm), azul 6 (Against all odds) with SWL's paint-by-numbers (Gail and Aaron v. the world, together, step before mom or not!)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, eraser (AUs labeled in story), oils (family by choice), pastels (Alternate Universe), glitter (Seeing the Body, Rachel Eliza Griffiths)
Word Count: 600
Rating: PG-13
Summary: What it says on the tin.
Warnings: Just general/implied ones for the apocalyptic and sociopathic AUs.
Notes: None.

Five Times Gail Had Aaron's Back (And Once He Had Hers) )
bookblather: A picture of Tricia Helfer in a white shirt, smiling, with her chin in her hand. (in the heart: gina)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Love and Marriage
Story: In the Heart - Regency AU
Colors: Azul 17 (Commitment) with SWL's paint-by-numbers (We can't get married, but that only makes our love stronger.)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (Regency AU)
Word Count: 1078
Rating: PG
Summary: Love and marriage aren't the same thing at all.
Warnings: none.
Notes: For the record, this is set in the Year Without a Summer. It's nifty, look it up.

Love and Marriage )
bookblather: A picture of Neko Case in a green sweater. (in the heart: ivy)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Magpie
Story: In the Heart - Weird Hero AU
Colors: Azul 26 (Mythic hero) with SWL's paint-by-numbers (If Ivy was one. Wait, Ivy IS ONE.)
Supplies and Materials: Graffiti (Duck Gallery), miniature, eraser (an AU where Ivy talks to animals in modern day), glue (You don't need the applause to know that you're adored.)
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Summary: Gina could always tell when Ivy had been talking to the magpies.
Warnings: none.
Notes: A somewhat... loose interpretation of the prompt. Yes, I know that magpies don't actually collect shiny things. In this AU they do.

Magpie )
kay_brooke: Two purple flowers against a green background (spring)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Prime
Colors: Amber #3 (mud), Azul #22 (Sympathy for a lion), White Opal #20 (hope)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas, Seed Beads, Pastels ([community profile] origfic_bingo prompt "forgetting")
Word Count: 1,544
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: The last day.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

The corridor was dark )
kay_brooke: Two purple flowers against a green background (spring)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Amber #7 (mine), Azul #29 (Pledge), White Russian #4 (Где то́нко — там и рвётся. (Only as strong as the weakest link.))
Styles/Supplies: Canvas, Seed Beads, Charcoal, Pastels ([community profile] genprompt_bingo prompt “Last times/farewells”)
Word Count: 1,140
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: He has one last chance to make her listen.
Note: 100 points to anyone who can figure out which UF characters are descended from the Fergus family. :) Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

It's about finding the patterns )
bookblather: George Clooney in a suit and sunglasses, looking at the camera. (Christopher Hennessy : George Clooney)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Strange
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Spring green 5 (this world can't be saved, only discovered), clean again 8 (Beautiful Lengths), azul 14 (Test of Time) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Baby Smokey grows up. He knows he's special, but... )
Supplies and Materials: canvas (Smokey is considerably older than the Hennessy siblings), watercolors (Vulnerability), stain ("A shy man no doubt dreads the notice of strangers, but can hardly be said to be afraid of them. He may be as bold as a hero in battle, and yet have no self-confidence about trifles in the presence of strangers." - Charles Darwin), stickers (Marc Bolan called his son Rolan Bolan.), glitter (This Is My Call for Apologies, Amy Lingafelter: No jobs like that,/struggling to be all day out of the way./No hot air./Nothing in the way.)
Word Count: 897
Rating: PG
Summary: The trouble with being strange is.
Warnings: none
Notes: This may not actually be coherent. Also, you may remember Smokey as the baby Tommy Hennessy may or may not have fathered in canon just before he died.

Strange )
kay_brooke: Two purple flowers against a green background (spring)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Prime
Colors: Alien Green #6 (This is where you pucker up and kiss my ass), Azul #12 (Paladin), Pineapple Yellow #3 (Don't you dare learn a wrong lesson while I'm trying to teach you a right lesson!)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas, Seed Beads, Pastels ([community profile] genprompt_bingo prompt "Black and White")
Word Count: 2,405
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; choose not to warn.
Summary: A potential new ally comes to the temple.
Note: Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

There is a worshiper in the front atrium )
bookblather: A picture of Henrik Asheim smiling. (in the heart: lars)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: transitions
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Clean again 3 (Everlasting Ends), azul 21 (Dedicated) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Lars would even help Summer move. Really! He would.)
Supplies and Materials: none.
Word Count: 176
Rating: G
Summary: Lars helps Summer move.
Warnings: none
Notes: Couldn't make it a miniature.

transitions )
bookblather: A picture of Regina Spektor with her face half in shadow. (in the heart: olivia)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Once a Month
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Clean again 2 (Full and Strong), spring green 2 (I will not be afraid of women), azul 7 (Bond) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Felicity, Vivian and Elena are different people, but they are still sisters.)
Supplies and Materials: Photography, frame, modeling clay (What never fails to put a smile on your face?), novelty beads (You can't buy happiness. But you can buy tea.. And that's kind of the same thing.)
Word Count: 505
Rating: PG
Summary: One day a month.
Warnings: sibling rivalry discussed.
Notes: none.

Once a Month )
bookblather: A picture of Rachel Hurd-Wood with red, curly hair. (in the heart: summer)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Company
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Clean again 6 (Damage Detox), azul 10 (Guardian) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Animals make the best ones!)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature, novelty beads (this gif), brush (thanatology), oils (no matter how small).
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Summary: Summer's grandfather died the winter after she turned ten.
Warnings: grieving.
Notes: This is my 600th piece!

Company )
bookblather: Sarah Porchetta in a pink sweater, smiling at the camera. (In the heart : joy : sarah porchetta)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Contemplation
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Clean again 9 (Color Me Happy), spring green 11 (I never took the easy way), azul 18 (Trust your own strength) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Joy decides to leave home.)
Supplies and Materials: Glue (Your thoughts may grow intense, but there's no reason to shy away from them. Something that touches your core is arousing your intellect and your gut reaction doesn't fit into the current set of circumstances)
Word Count: 489
Rating: PG-13
Summary: On a sunny summer afternoon, Joy contemplates her future.
Warnings: none.
Notes: nope.

Contemplation )
kay_brooke: Snowy landscape with a fence, an evergreen forest, and a pink sky (winter)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: Unusual Florida
Colors: Azul #17 (Commitment), Pineapple Yellow #7 (It's my third best quality, right behind awesomeness and humility)
Styles/Supplies: Canvas, Seed Beads, Pastels ([community profile] allbingo Valentine's prompt "you hold the key to my heart")
Word Count: 434
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply.
Summary: The question of marriage.
Note: Straight up fluff for Karen/Kevin. The first of five Valentine's Day prompts. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

Has he asked you to marry him yet? )
bookblather: Teryl Rothery looking camera left with a raised eyebrow (in the heart : gail : teryl rothery)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: The Fight
Story: In the Heart -- 1920s AU
Colors: Admin yellow 21 (You know I don't like when people mess with kids.), clean again 4 (Repair and Protect), azul 13 (Withstand) with SWL's paint by numbers (Fig. 1: you messed with my kid. Fig. 2: results of this will now ensue. Flapper/1920's AU.)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (1920s AU), brush (rationale), acrylic (Penthouse Suite), oils (predator and prey)
Word Count: 1279
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Gail never was very good at those polite little spats, poisonous words exchanged with friendly smiles.
Warnings: classism.
Notes: Do not fuck with Gail's children. Last Admin Yellow. Susanna Caravecchio is a much nicer person than this in canon.

Read more... )
kay_brooke: Snowy landscape with a fence, an evergreen forest, and a pink sky (winter)
[personal profile] kay_brooke
Name: [personal profile] kay_brooke
Story: The Myrrosta
Colors: Alien Green #8 (I wanna speak to the writers), Azul #6 (Against all odds)
Styles/Supplies: Eraser, Pastels (for [community profile] allbingo's Rites of Passage prompt "first trip")
Word Count: 776
Rating/Warnings: PG-13; no standard warnings apply
Summary: Hopina escapes.
Notes: Blame [personal profile] bookblather for inspiring this AU. Basically, what if Hopina didn't marry Atro? Answer: she runs off with Edward and has adventures. Constructive criticism is welcome, either through comments or PM.

When he found her hiding in the back of his wagon )
bookblather: Bruce Greenwood resting his chin on his folded hands and smiling. (in the heart : nathan : bruce greenwood)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Blackout
Story: In the Heart
Colors: Ibiza blue 6 (Nana Wang - Can't See You In The Fever https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGqzahrO9bA), azul 11 (Duty) with shipwreck_light's paint by numbers (A flashback to Nathan's tour of duty. Show me Nathan at his finest!)
Supplies and Materials: Canvas, beading wire (this picture), glitter (trapped), pastels (Sea Story), fingerpainting (writing the military augh), novelty beads (All Along the Watchtower, Bear McCreary)
Word Count: 445
Rating: G
Summary: The eeriest experience of Nathan's tour of duty.
Warnings: none.
Notes: I dunno about finest, but definitely bravest.

Blackout )
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[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: Five Times Jack Didn't Say Anything (And One Time It Was Felix)
Story: Shine Like It Does
Colors: Mystic beach blue 5 (this image), ibiza blue 5 (Cantoma - Cosmople https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7JurJC0DKs) azul 23 (Let your actions speak) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers (Jack has no idea how to tell anyone this.)
Supplies and Materials: Miniature collection, stickers (Mickey Mouse's first words were ‘Hot Dogs, Hot Dogs!’ in The Karnival Kid, 1929.), feathers ("...what exactly did you think tea was?"), glitter (Read My Mind, the Wanted), novelty beads (Beef stew with dumplings)
Word Count: 600
Rating: PG
Summary: Jack and Felix pine like a forest.
Warnings:
Notes: Awkward pining ahoy!

Five Times Jack Didn't Say Anything )
bookblather: Mia Maestro pulling her hair back. (Charlotte Hennessy : Mia Maestro)
[personal profile] bookblather
Author: Kat
Title: A Question of Loyalty
Story: Shine Like It Does - AU of Tudors AU
Colors: Azul 8 (Oath) with shipwreck_light's paint-by-numbers Charlotte would do this to keep hers.)
Supplies and Materials: Eraser (Tudors AU, or an AU of that, actually), pastels (alternate history), brush (culprit), stain (First secure an independent income, then practice virtue. - Greek Proverb), feathers (sin, life, church, death), glitter (Unpopular opinions : Defend something you're passionate about.), glue (You know better than to immediately choose one side in an argument just because you have some of the facts in front of you.), novelty beads ("Draw The Line", Aerosmith)
Word Count: 1037
Rating: PG
Summary: Where your loyalties lie.
Warnings: gendered slurs,
Notes: This takes place in an alternate timeline where Anne Boleyn gave birth to a son instead of Elizabeth I.

A Question of Loyalty )

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