so I watched troy and kingdom of heaven fairly recently. I initially just wanted to draw thor in an achilles inspired costume but things happened—like thinking I could draw outside my comfort zone and somehow incorporating influences from both films—and now I’m at a loss at how to include loki in this ridiculous mess.
“Harry,” said Basil Hallward, looking him straight in the face, “every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. The sitter is merely the accident, the occasion. It is not he who is revealed by the painter; it is rather the painter who, on the coloured canvas, reveals himself. The reason I will not exhibit this picture is that I am afraid that I have shown in it the secret of my own soul.”
In which Benedict Cumberbatch, Lee Pace, Tom Hiddleston, and Ben Whishaw star in a tale of Cold War-era espionage where handshakes exchanged in the dark, conversations overheard on tape and mysterious figures in the shadows change the lives of four friends forever. (for Jess)
Hiddlesworth AU (Huntsman & Prince) || A long war destroys a kingdom and the Prince runs away frightened by the role it has to play in the battle. One night, in a tavern, the Huntsman meets a young man. The Huntsman discovers his identity and tries to convince him to return to fight while traveling together. Their relationship leads the Prince to accept his role. The night before the battle the Prince and the Huntsman make love and they swear eternal fidelity, whatever the outcome of the war. The battle is bloody and many men die, but the Prince is able to defeat the enemy with the help of the Huntsman. Peace returns to the kingdom and the entire population welcomes the new King, unsuspecting about the relationship between their King and the new captain of the castle’s guard.