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Cyan
Hi, I'm Cyan! This journal is a place for me to share about icon-related stuff, stuff I'm up to, and events.

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5 fun facts about Cyan:

1. I use GIMP to make my icons. I guess this impresses some people. If I can ever afford Photoshop, I'll let you know.

2. I've been iconning since late '08. Here are some icons from '09 that I'm not completely ashamed of.

3. Unpopular opinion. I like pretty anime girls over pretty anime boys.

4. My first anime series was Fruits Basket. I shipped Yuki/Tohru and wanted Haru all to myself.

5. I'm not this cool in real life.


Random recommendations: anime, Hidamari Sketch // manga, Crescent Moon by Haruko Iida // soundtrack, OST from Ouran High School Host Club // song, Honeybee by Steam Powered Giraffe // font, Two Cents // non-animated movie, Secret of Moonacre // website, ayoungscores.com, your new favorite male character, Nozaki Umetaro // your new favorite female character, Kitashirakawa Tamako // your new favorite OTP, Miniwa Tsumiki & Otonashi Io // go crazy.



Drop a comment if you're feeling friendly, need another recommendation, or have a request!
 
 
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Cyan
10 November 2018 @ 01:23 am
It's getting cold outside, and all I want to do is get cozy and rewatch some of my favorite anime. Here are a few shows that I'm especially ready to dive back into.




K-ON!
This comedy centers around the members of a high school music club. K-On! is slow paced, but goofy and heartfelt. Just be sure to watch it with every expectation to be craving cake by the end of the episode.

to be continued...Collapse )


What shows are you itching to rewatch?
 
 
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Cyan
27 October 2018 @ 06:32 pm
I feel like I've gotten really behind here on LJ, so here are some updates on the important things.

Recently Watched & LOVE: Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir // A Series of Unfortunate Events // The Good Place // Hilda // Let's Eat (K-Drama) // Selfie.

Also Discovered: Twenty-One Pilots (music) // Tsumiko and the Enslaved Fox by FORTHRIGHT (book) // Photoshop (software) // Rommantis (font).

5 super-cool textures I want to use:


lookslikerain // cielo_gris // adriftingsea


rebel // drunkjoffrey
Icontest communities I want to participate at:
color_inspired
elitesimplicity
capicontest

5 Questions:
1. Are there any 20in20 places still open?
2. What anime/cartoons/sitcoms do you recommend I watch next?
3. What are your favorite icons you've made recently?
4. Which of your OTPs is killing you right now?
5. Which fandoms do you want to see me icon next?
 
 
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Cyan
12 October 2018 @ 02:04 pm
I recently returned to LJ after a crazy-long hiatus and learned (belatedly) that my favorite fanfiction writer, forthrightly, has an original book out! I can't believe I missed out on this...

Because I'm feeling nostalgic and excited, I'm opening up a special request post specifically for the Inuyasha fandom!





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Speed Requests!







[x] Requests must be for the Inuyasha fandom only!
[x] You may request up to two (2) images for me to icon, or request a favorite character/pairing.
[x] Manga panels are okay!
[x] HQ images if possible, please
[x] No fan art.
[x] Reserving is fine, but please come back within 12 hours or less or I'll give your slot to the next person in line
[x] Icons will be made as quickly as possible. All requests will be shareable


Please use this form when requesting~


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Cyan
22 September 2018 @ 01:02 am
After a lot of thought, I've decided that my life and schedule are too erratic to continue moderating calendarsquares. I'm really sad to give this up, since calendarsquares has been one of my favorite creative outlets over the years. To celebrate the community and its many creative members, I've decided to throw one last Rumble for everyone who's participated over the years. If you'd like to take part and help me close out the community with a bang, please consider signing up for this farewell extravaganza!

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Cyan
07 February 2018 @ 03:00 pm
For the Winter Solstice challenge @ theseasonwheel
2 Cardcaptor Sakura
1 Frozen
2 Kobato
2 Natsume Yuujinchou
2 Rise of the Guardians
1 Magic Knight Rayearth
1 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir
1 Mulan
1 Ranma 1/2
1 Tiger & Bunny
3 Tsubasa Resevoir Chronicles
2 Yuri!! On Ice
1 XxxHolic


here @ classic_shades
 
 
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Cyan
14 January 2018 @ 10:20 pm
I've revamped classic_shades in the hope that I can bury the posts with broken links and put out some brand new icons this year. To celebrate, I've opened up a request post. Feel free to shower me with caps from your newest favorite shows!
 
 
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Cyan
10 January 2018 @ 11:32 pm


SIGN UP
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Cyan
27 November 2017 @ 12:00 am
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Cyan
27 September 2017 @ 05:48 pm
Boo!  


SIGN UP FOR THE MONSTER MASH
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