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I've been doing a lot more drawing recently, since I've been going to a life drawing class on Thursdays, which has inspired me and shown me how much you can improve by practising.

It's strange for me, because I usually just draw people (mostly faces) except for when I was at school and had set themes or assignments to do, which pushed me out of my comfort zone. At the moment I'm trying to get out more and draw interesting things, both to improve my abilities and also just to do something and get so fresh air. Because of the fatigue and malaise my ME gives me it's very hard to seize the day. Even when I am physically capable of going out I sometimes want to crawl up into a ball and moan "I don't feel well." But of course this is no good for me psychologically, so what I want to do is less mooching (random internet surfing and TV watching) and more arts and crafts work, alongside more productive resting (lying down in a darkened room meditating). I sometimes forget that TV watching and surfing the internet are not energy neutral and get stuck on them too long, instead of pacing myself properly.

I'll post some life drawings soon, but here's some other stuff I've been working on.

Drawings behind the cut. )
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First thing I've done for an exchange and despite its faults I quite like it. I will hopefully read through most of the other excellent gifts posted there and maybe do some recs.

Title: Sea Spray
Artist: [ profile] coldneedles
Drawn for: [ profile] such_heights
Rating: G
Prompt: art for any of my fics.
Media: pen drawings coloured and assembled in photoshop.
Summary: art for the story The Shores of the Sea
Any other notes, warnings, etc.: Copious use of references and bad hair for all involved. Made up of lots of individual pictures that I can also post larger and seperately if wanted.
Hope you enjoy!

Link to art
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Author: Coldneedles.
Rating: PG-13
Words: 1,053
Disclaimer: Hollyoaks and its characters do not belong to me and I am making no profit from them.
Pairing: Hannah/Melissa (although only vaguely), some mention of Hannah/Danny.
Summary: They never talk about it again and now it’s just a secret between Hannah and a dead girl. A moment with Melissa that Hannah can’t forget. Just a one-shot.
Warnings: Deals with anorexia and therefore may trigger, although it does not intend to glorify or promote eating disorders.

False Prophet )
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Title: mix a gin and sink into oblivion
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: alcoholism, incredibly depressing.
Word Count: 500
Pairing: Remus/Sirius
Prompts: Grimmauld palace, bottle, lies, the last time, getting caught.
Disclaimer: Characters are not mine and I make no money from their usage. Title from a Cold War Kids song “We used to vacation”.

written for [ profile] sirius_remus100.

mix a gin and sink into oblivion )
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femmeslash sketch under the cut )
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Despite initially hating the epilogue, I'm quite into the next-generation characters. So, here's some Teddy Lupin fanart. I've edited this entry multiple times, because my coding won't work.

Title: Windowsill Ritual
Rating: G
Medium: initially an ink pen drawing,but coloured and doctored in photoshop
Description/notes: kind of goes with a drabble I wrote that you can also find here

Windowsill Ritual Art )

Title: untitled
Rating: G
Medium: oil pastel
Description/notes: just a portrait. I used to really like this, but now I'm not so sure.

portrait )
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My first attempts at drabbles.Cross posted at [Bad username or site: ”dh_epilogue100” @]

Title: Windowsill Ritual
Author: Coldneedles
Rating: G
Characters/Pairings: Teddy
Challenge : 4, word prompt
House/School: Ravenclaw
Author's Notes: I know that Rowling said that Teddy wasn’t a werewolf, but I like to think he’s inherited some characteristics. Only very loosely based on the prompt.

”Windowsill )

Title: Christmas Present
Author: Coldneedles
Rating: PG
Characters/Pairings: James/Scorpius
Challenge: 4,spell prompt
House/School: Ravenclaw

”Christmas )

Title: Status Symbol
Author: Coldneedles
Rating: G
Characters/Pairings : James
Challenge: 4,song prompt
House/School: Ravenclaw
Summary : they'll tightly wrap you around their fingers/and brag to all their friends/it's nothing but a game to them

”Status )

Title: Wedding Plans
Author: Coldneedles
Rating: G
Characters/Pairings: Teddy, Lily, Teddy/Victoire mentioned
Challenge: 4,picture prompt
House/School: Ravenclaw

”Wedding )

Title: Virtues
Author: Coldneedles
Rating: G
Characters/Pairings: James, Neville, Scorpius discussed.
Challenge:4, bonus prompt
House/School: Ravenclaw

”Virtues” )
coldneedles: (JP/Craig)
Toshiko Sato

Blatantly copied from this picspam, because I have no originality.

I am very bored, with too much time on my hands.

for [ profile] sasha_lilyrat!


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