Saturday, January 28, 2012

Waiting, waiting, waiting for the scores for assignment 3 of Dark Shadowz comp on Unbound!!!! I hope I make it....but even if I don't, it was soooo much fun :)
Hopefully, they will be up soon!

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It is the finale and everyone is waiting (im)patiently for the scores! We want to know who won!!!! To see the fabulous entries for the two models left, go here:
Unfortunately one of the models, Imani, couldn't make the last round because of computer problems. She was a STRONG contender, though, and we hope to see her again!

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Here is the 3rd assignment for the Dark Shadowz comp:

Well. Assignment 3 was "Undead" showing a creepy zombie/undead model. I don't ever watch zombie movies! I just can't make myself LOL   But I gave it my best shot for this comp; went WAY beyond my comfort zone :)

 I hadn’t been out of the house since Bo died. Now, I found myself wandering the streets of downtown. As I turned down the main street of town, heading for the old abbey ruins, snatches of conversations reached my ears from time to time; odd comments.
“The whole town is getting sick!”
“Is it a plague?”
“Everyone is disappearing…..”

I listened and discarded them from my tired mind yet still noticing that there were a lot less people in town on a Friday. Usually, families were here; seeing a movie or a game, having dinner, or a bunch of friends just hanging out together. Right now, there were just a few people randomly scattered about and the look on those faces was wariness or fear.
I kept walking, leaving town behind me. I still loved the abbey ruins but hadn’t been able to go after Bo was gone. Tonight would be the first time. It had been special because no one else ever came out here. It was our place; where we could be ourselves and no one else intruded. We found a kind of peace amidst the crumbling, overgrown ruins.
Fingers of fog had slowly begun to creep inland from the coast down below. I wrapped my arms around myself to try and keep warm as the temperature abruptly plummeted. Looking around, I realized I was far from town now and those snatches of conversation suddenly came back to me. What had they been talking about? Were people in town really all getting sick—and from what? I quickened my pace to reach the ruins; as if they would protect me from……something.


Where was I? What had happened?
As awareness slowly returned, I looked around me. Everything looked so strange to me now; blurry and strange. I saw dirty, bloody walls with writing on them, strange devices, and there were shrouded shapes on the floor. I choked then—what was that awful smell? I started to notice things about myself, too. My skin felt strange: tight and loose all at the same time. Something was dripping down my leg, too. The thoughts in my head didn’t make sense either and it was getting hard to focus.
Random thoughts flashed through my brain…….infect……kill…….flesh……eat.
My mind whirled with confusion and fear—what was happening to me?
I looked down and gagged. My skin was grey and it was falling apart. I could see bones and tears; fresh blood seeped down my leg. I slowly took in my surroundings in detail. It was the old asylum way outside town; closed down long before I had been born. There were bodies covered with sheets and blood by my feet.

What had I done?
Blood was everywhere—bloody handprints and smears on the wall, puddles of it at my feet, in my mouth. IN. MY. MOUTH.
Blood……mmmmmm, blood.

My last coherent thought before I succumbed to the zombie plague…..

For the second assignment; "Loss" and showing emotion for it.

 It had been countless, long, desolately bitter months since you were gone. I just couldn’t bring myself to come here. Now, I sit against your tomb, amidst the forsaken landscape that matches my pain. My soul was barren and cold; as it had been before you forced your brightness into my life. I tried to ignore you. I resisted every attempt you made at conversation, all the times you tried to involve me in your endless optimism. Then it happened……I yearned for your daily visits. The Goth girl and the new boy in town; oh, how everyone laughed at the contradiction.

Only two short years of the only joy I ever found in life and now you have left me abandoned. The sun has set in my bitter, frozen heart for always. Our souls had a brief touch in time and I know that now, the time has come for me to say my goodbyes. The grasping tendrils of fog cover your grave and slide down my body like a lover’s caress. My heart has bled so much pain since you vanished abruptly from my life. Since then, I have felt like I have been floating on a black cloud of despair and now the tears fall like cutting glass down my face.

First assignment from Goth comp: Face hidden

 So, this assignment was "Hidden"; making sure the model's face wasn't seen.
We also have to write a story with each picture:

 The lantern banged awkwardly against her thigh as she ran with reckless abandon to the deserted and forsaken abbey. Tossing it behind her on the ground, she collapsed onto her knees and grasped her hair as she screamed; pouring out her anguish to the skies. In an instant, her only friend—and if truth be told, what she now knew was probably the love of her life; her heart—was gone. He had vanished in an instant and now she would never see his precious face, listen to his laughter or share his pain again. She had fled all the way here from town to these ruins that had been their sacred place. It was the only place where they felt complete and whole, away from all the people in their lives who were supposed to know them best; yet had never understood them at all. They were each other’s world. How was she supposed to go on alone?

Too long!

I have been so busy with work and school and......right now, I have a goth model in the Dark Shadowz Cycle 6 competition on Unbound and I did a mock assignment for the PINK cycle 3 competition. Hopefully, we will know soon on the PINK comp who made it in! I am sooooo excited  :)