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#1 moriarty.


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 09:26 AM

Hi I'm Ellie!

My header was totally not up to date and instead of making a new one

I decided it would be easier to just write some stuff here

I'm 20 years old and I study engineering at Oxford

(10/10 would not recommend if you want to keep your sanity)

I hope you enjoy my gallery xoxo


You frown as you enter this strange, dark place filled with colours and inexplicably saturated faces of beautiful people turned ugly by deep red and orange and purple hues. It's really rather unorganised and there's stuff everywhere, left and right and behind you and beside you and right before your eyes--in fact, it's enough that you know you'd rather be getting out of here as quickly as you can. But the only way out is down, and so, with a bit of reluctance, you begin the trek through what you have come to realise is called Ellie's Gallery





You stop at the first thing that comes into view--a strange black rectangle on which is inscribed various names. You realise after a moment that these are names of people and bands and TV shows and films that the owner of Ellie's Gallery likes. Your eyebrows rise as you catch sight of a few names that you're familiar with, and some that you're even inclined to say that you love. Deciding that there can never be enough people to fangirl with, you decide to drop Ellie a PM about said person/band/TV show. You never know, perhaps it could be the beginning of a fantastic and beautiful friendship. 







by moony

(2012 Nominated for Best at Icons and Best Staff Artist! Thank you!)

(2013 Nominated for Best Staff Artist, Artist of the Year,

Best Signatures, and Most Versatile Artist! I'm so happy :'D)

(2014 winner of Best at Signatures!!!)


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(Can't believe I managed to get to the final round and come second!)




It's not easy travelling through Ellie's Gallery, not with all of the clutter everywhere, and you nearly trip over a pile of Sarah Dessen books as you turn a corner. Cursing under your breath you note that you should probably look where you're putting your feet for the rest of the journey. 


First thing you come across is a big black sign saying icons. You approach it warily, not really sure what it means, and stare at the small, box-shaped colourful squares in slight awe. It confuses you that so much can be packed into so little, though it doesn't look like the owner of Ellie's Gallery has tried too hard to pack a lot of stuff into her icons. Lazy is the way to go with icons, apparently. 










You've never really thought about it before, but banner is such an odd word. It sounds really rather scary, especially when written upon a black background like that, and as you crawl out from underneath a tent made of a duvet or two and several pillows, you eye the long, rectangular things before you. Ellie likes to place things differently to most others, you see, for the newest banners are at the bottom. Her complete lack of new banners tells you that perhaps she's not too keen on them anymore. You don't blame her--they do look darn tricky, after all.


















(Angels and Saints --- His Best Friend's Girl --- Every Time I Look At You)




Now, this place doesn't seem so scary, and you smile a little bit as you step over a rubbish bin overflowing with Cadbury's Giant Chocolate Buttons wrappers and half-used tissues, running a hand over the black and white Chapter Images sign before turning your attention to the large, square-looking graphics in your way. Clearly, like the banners, they've been denied a bit of attention over the past several months.














This place is the brightest part of Ellie's Gallery, teeming with little helpers that look eerily similar to house elves. They're running around and assembling signatures at lightning speed, enabling Ellie to give them away to all of her PW friends at her own leisure. You can tell that this is Ellie's favourite place in the whole gallery, probably because of all of the confetti and fairy lights and the food everywhere and the bed in the corner--she must have set up residence here. Where she is now, you do not know. What is also a mystery is how long she will stay here in the signature section when the banners are trying their hardest to draw her back into their path. There are rather a lot of the sigs, anyway, and even though they're not exactly eyesores, you sigh a little, hoping that you're close to the end of Ellie's Gallery. 



















































Finally, you're near the end! But the blends are colossal and looming, they tower over you and envelope you in their mysterious colours and darkness. They're surely the scariest graphic in all of Ellie's Gallery, and you step back away from them instinctively, glancing behind you at the comfort and happiness of Signatures. Perhaps you could live there forever with Ellie, you're sure she won't mind. These blends just looked far too intimidating to even try passing. 


But with another step back your foot comes into contact with something shiny that rustles under your weight and you bend down, picking it up. It's a poster, a big one, and emblazoned upon it is a magnificent photo of Harry Potter facing the dragon in the Triwizard Tournament back in fourth year. You can make out Ron and Hermione in the crowds, the hoards of Gryffindor supporters around them. And it makes you realise something. It makes you realise that hey, if Harry can do it, so can you. It didn't matter whether you were a Hufflepuff or a Gryffindor or a Slytherin or a Ravenclaw--you could do anything if you put your mind to it. 


And so you dropped the poster back down and took a big breath, then continued on.

























(click here)


And that was it! You were out! It had been a bit of an odd journey, and you weren't quite sure you'd really enjoyed it all that much, particularly not wandering through all those blends, but you'd made it through and that was what counted. Relief washed over you, steadying your heartbeat and slowing your breathing. You probably wouldn't come back here again, not for a long while. But you supposed it would be best to leave your respects to Ellie in a comment before you left. This was her home, after all--and though she hadn't welcomed you in or baked you cookies or even appeared to say hello, you knew that wherever she was right now she wished you well.

Edited by moriarty., 20 May 2017 - 12:10 PM.

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#2 avalanche



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Posted 02 September 2013 - 09:31 AM

mineee :sean:
okay your graphics are just perfect *__* HOW DO YOU DO IT. the coloring, the comp... i want it. ._. you should never quit because i'd miss ellie pretties if you did. but you should continue updating because i like lurking in this galleries full of pretties. :D
i was also really amused by the little story/RP you had going in your gallery.

But you supposed it would be best to leave your respects to Ellie in a comment before you left. This was her home, after all--and though she hadn't welcomed you in or baked you cookies or even appeared to say hello, you knew that wherever she was right now she wished you well.



Edited by avalanche, 02 September 2013 - 09:36 AM.

w e n d y

#3 BB-8


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 09:36 AM

Second  :sean:




Ellie has a new gallery :wub: *strokes pretty new gallery* 


I want to start by saying how much I love the rping in the middle? :'D Brilliant <3


Now for the actual graphics :P Just ijgigjoijtjgt  :drop: Your colouring your comp. just everything okay?  :worship:


Keep on making pretties for me to stalk look at them  :D


~ Vicky

Edited by Lady Took, 02 September 2013 - 09:37 AM.


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#4 empyreal.


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 09:46 AM


ellie omg everything in here is just jaw droppingly gorgeous

i mean your composition like hooooooow

your stock use is perfect

your texture use is perfect

your colouring is perfect with the reds and greens


teach me :cry:

Edited by empyreal., 02 September 2013 - 10:02 AM.


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#5 bewitching.


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 11:59 AM

wow Ellie this is amazing.

That narration is amazing it's like one of the digital guides on a tour.

Everything in your gallery is perfect. Stock, colouring and comp. I'm super jealous of you.

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#6 Milady


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 12:56 PM

Mine mine mine


Omg Ellie, just stop, okay?

Your gallery is just beautiful, and it hurts to look at its awesomeness.

I'm so envious of your ability to use both stock and textures so well.

I'm jealous of your gorgeous colouring that's so shiny.

I love the way you icon, asdfghjkl.

But seriously, what are these pieces of magic +, +, +, +, hmn?! They're so lovely, they make me melt into a cesspool of tears and envy.


Keep on being perfect making those pretties! :loves:

Edited by Milady, 02 September 2013 - 01:02 PM.

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#7 elixirchaos

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Posted 02 September 2013 - 02:33 PM





You've easily become one of the most inspiring people on here, with your crazy talent and skills and everlasting creativity and super beautiful colouring. 

Honestly every graphic amazes me and it's really hard to resist to gawk at each one for five minutes, which could be problematic because there are so many and that many x5 is a lot of time wasted spent and I have more important preoccupations like not drooling over your pretties.

You evil sonova-

ily <3

Edited by elixirchaos, 02 September 2013 - 02:37 PM.

#8 littlemissy


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 06:37 PM


Omg your gallery.... Is speechless.  :drop:  :wub:

Your graphics are just amazing, and I love your narration too! 

your Draco and Hermione banners are just perfection but my favorite is your last banner...  comp, colouring, blending... just stunning!

I'm just seriously in love with everything <3 <3  



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#9 hashtagponcho


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Posted 02 September 2013 - 10:28 PM

feeling majorly gm'd rn

also why did you make this new one the minute i comment on your old one?

i feel like i turned up to an earthquake with a dustpan and brush


not that your gallery is a disaster

i just feel woefully unprepared


do i sneaky copy and paste and then delete my old post


i cant

so instead i'm just going to mope here >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

whilst looking up there ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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#10 luv-ley

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:18 AM

that is some fancy shmancy graphics you got there :D

way better than i could ever do :3


just wanted to stop by and take in how perfect you are ;__;

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Posted 22 September 2013 - 01:37 PM

Those graphics, I like them.

I would list the ones that are awesome but then your entire gallery would be here.

My favourite ones are this this and this


Everything is just so pretty, like, I can't even!

I'm just gonna sit here and love everything.

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Posted 05 October 2013 - 09:00 PM

i really love your sigs -flails-

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Posted 21 October 2013 - 04:34 PM

aah ellie :loves:


you and your graphics are one of my biggest inspirations, i love everything you do and not the way people fall asleep either, because there's none of that slowly stuff, it was love at first sight for me and your graphics ;D

but seriously, your colouring is so rich and warm and sophisticated and your composition is always so creative :wub:

all your gemma graphics are so pretty and your sigs are just beyond this world, you know just like you :'D


don't ever stop making your pretties please, ily<3

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 08:04 AM

ellie bellie it is I, your fellow Soz fan ;DD


okay so here I am and ugh just stop everything ok like why is everything so pretty i just.

i would like to make love to +this sig bye
yeah so I'm just going to hang around here a bit longer and flail a bit more okay wOW. 


also Soz has a myspace page.
Will he ever stop being so $wag????

Edited by silhouette., 22 October 2013 - 08:04 AM.

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 11:25 PM

your narration made it all the more enjoyable! ahh, i love your style, ellie. it's all so oohy and ahhy and i want to have it and love it


how do you blend?????????????????????? like the stiles/lydia sig i've sEEN that holland picture and you make it look like it's always been in your perfect stock-bases???



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Posted 15 December 2013 - 10:42 PM

I think you own my soul now okay elliepoo

what do I even do with you

you're perfect

give me your secrets


Edited by toasty, 04 January 2014 - 07:33 PM.

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 01:44 PM

Your RP'ing is the most hilarious thing ever written on this planet. :lol: How do you write? And comp? And color? :cry:


The pretties are too pretty to not be gawked at. :cry:

eva gallery
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Posted 07 August 2014 - 08:32 PM

I honestly can't remember if we've ever talked before before my hiatus but upon reading your likes/loves and the monologue throughout your gallery I decided that if I knew you in real life you'd totally be someone I'd want to invite to my birthday party. And that's without even mentioning your stunning graphics.


Seriously, everything in here is so stellar, and it's even more stellar for me in particular because we share a lot of the same likes... take that Klaroline banner for example. It's beautiful regardless of characters, but the fact that it also has JoMo and CandyCola just... asdjflk; :drop: Also, that Coraline Hart sig?!  :wub:  I can't wait until the next Game of Thrones/Downton Abbey/Vampire Diaries/Sherlock seasons come out, if only because it'll mean more of those graphics from you!  :D

Edited by moriarty., 08 August 2014 - 05:10 AM.
damn, I'm super sad I'm gonna have to miss that birthday party DD; <3333

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