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Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.

What on Earth have I stumbled upon?

You heard it here, first... or maybe a friend recommended you check this out... or it came to you in a dream-like vision whilst you slumbered beneath the swooping boughs of a weeping willow, but whatever way it happened, you've searched long and hard and you've found Elle's Emporium of Pretty Things. Where awesome BBcode and beautiful images are right at your fingertips and all you need do is ask, politely. And the really exciting part? Everything is completely and utterly free, costing only the time it takes you to type up what you're looking for… and maybe a touch of my sanity ;-)

Currently I am able to take on roughly FOUR projects at a time, but if all project slots are full please don't feel like you can't make a request - just note that you will have to wait your turn :)

NEW!!! || As of 10/9/17 I am no longer offering CUSTOM BBCODE DESIGNS. This just got WAY too complicated for me to do on my schedule, and frankly, given how few RPs actually succeed (or even start XD) it became extremely frustrating to spend hours on a design that never saw the light of day.

That being said - I am still offering coding. What you will do is select a code preference from my Emporium Workshop - You may customize the color options/font options, but otherwise, what you see is what you get. There are currently THREE styles to choose from, but more will come.


|| CURRENT PROJECTS ||
>>>>Elle is currently operating at 100%<<<<​
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Who is responsible for these preposterous shenanigans? This absolute tomfoolery?

You can call me Elle... You can call me a lot of things, but some I might not answer to. Everything I know, I've taught myself - and because I'm a stay at home mom with photoshop and a whole mess of time on my hands, I love to create things in my spare minutes.

I have no delusions that I am a coding or graphic magician... I simply understand the site Code to some workable degree and I love to play around with whatever graphics google-fu will get me. It's a hobby that I love and hopefully it will prettify whatever parts of your RP you're looking to prettify.

I do NOT draw/paint/poo out ORIGINAL art... at least not anything that you will want to use, so graphics will need to be FOUND and supplied by you. I can give you suggestions or tell you where to look, but most likely I will not have time to go graphic hunting as well as make you a design. Also, please do not give me things with watermarks or anything that will get me into trouble for using (I'm lookin' at you, Olympics Rings:tm:). I'm poor and want to continue to be able to feed my kids, so I don't wanna get sued <3

What’s the catch, you sneaky, sneaky lady?

What's the catch? Well, there isn't really one... other than you may need to be a little patient to receive your goodies, but I'll be working as fast and as hard as I can!

I love to work on coding and making the world lovely is kind of a natural talent for me anyway, (seewhatIdidthere?) but I do, alas, have a real life (Toddlers and cooking and laundry, oh my!) that occasionally gets in the way of the FUN stuff, like art and coding. I also have my own projects... namely roleplays that I'm a part of or run or my Intern work, and those are my priority on this site. Please allow the time I need to create (which will be as quickly as I'm able at the time) and I PROMISE… you won’t be disappointed in the results.

I create basically anything listed in the fancy shmancy banner at the top of this list (And in case you’re too lazy to scroll back up… That means coding or graphics for character sheets, overviews, ad/character banners). As well, I can do VERY LIGHT graphic-editing for character images/avatar. At the moment I don't really make signatures, because, well... I find them distracting and have them hidden.

For simpler projects, please allow AT LEAST 3-5 days for completion and for larger projects, 7-10 days. These are not exact numbers, and you may receive your finished results before or after the time specified, but I will do my best to stay on target! Just know I'm working on it - but constant reminders MIGHT make me voluntarily 'forget' for a while >_>

At the end of the design process, if there is anything you’d like tweaked, that’s fine - I always try to save a workable copy of everything I do, but please know that I will not do total redesigns. If you’re unhappy, you’re not obligated to use the design, but please don’t ask me to start over just because it’s not what you envisioned 100%. I am on a low-sodium internet diet, so if you become unexpectedly filled with angst, please keep your salt to yourself - sending me angry PMs about how you hate my work and want me to die in a hole won't get you much more than sore fingers from keyboard smashing.

Because I’m not charging you, I don’t necessarily expect you to give me credit for my designs, but it WOULD be nice. I work hard and everyone likes to be appreciated and acknowledged. That said, please don’t TAKE credit for any of my designs - this will make me angsty and I will be obligated not to work with you again. Also, I will have to report you.

My own aesthetic tends to run towards simpler designs - classic palettes with pops of color and a lot of sans serif fonts. Why is this important? Because if you fail to give me enough info I want you to know what to expect to receive ;-)

IMPORTANT NOTE || I do NOT do strict horror or work with overtly violent imagery - I just won't. I'm a visually affected person and I can't deal with googling anything tooooo creeptastic. I also do not do EXPLICIT (lewd) designs for Red/Blue Star/ERP roleplays. This is a personal preference of mine.

Also of Note || I CAN do gifs - but I will only do ONE gif per person, as they take longer and are a LOT more frustrating - I can only add text to an existing gif. I cannot CREATE a gif.

TL;DR || Tell me what you want... in explicit detail. Be Patient. Don't be a jerk and take credit for my work.

Now Serving Customer...

Please include a TAG for me, so I see your form (as sometimes my notifs get a little wonky) - as well as the SITE THEME that you use, so that I know what I’m working with. You may not receive your design 100% the way you pictured it. Basically, I’m not a wizard… and cannot pull your vision from your mind, into my own, but I will do my best! I will allow for a few revisions, as well as offer several ‘previews’ beforehand, so we can discuss any changes you might like.The more detail you give me, however, the better and closer to your vision your design will be - if you fail to give me enough info, you might not get what you want and that might make you sad.

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PLEASE FIND THE FORM YOU NEED AND POST WITHIN THIS THREAD OR PM TO ME
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Design Preference | Please select a design from the Emporium Workshop - They are NUMBERED and you MUST specify which design you want.

Color Scheme | What palette would you prefer? If you can't find/pick one, I will just have to guess based on other important info.

Color Preferences | Which fonts do you prefer - please select at least two - but no more than FOUR.
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WIP - Not currently Open for Interest Check applications!
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Name of Roleplay | The name you want to appear in the banner

Other Info | If you want any sort of short blurb or quote, and/or genre information listed ON the banner itself

Theme/Genre | If it's an RP what sort of genre is it? This will help me determine the 'mood' of your design.

Image(s) for Banner | Please provide -working- URL LINKS. These are any image(s) you want me to use - please note that for banners I will not FIND images for you - Images should be 800x100, or fit into that frame - anything with too low a resolution will be blurry/pixilated.​
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Name of Character | The name you want to appear in the banner.

Quote/Blurb | This is any optional/additional information you want within the banner - for example a short quote.

Image(s) for Banner | Please provide -working- URL LINKS. These are any image(s) you want me to use - please note that for banners I will not FIND images for you.​
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Type of Editing Desired | Please include what you would like done with the image - for instance, recolors, adding text, eliminating an element, transparency, combining elements (I may or may not be able to do these things, depending on the image and extent of work needed! I also will NOT edit copy-written images and/or images with watermarks)

Image(s) for Banner | Please provide -working- URL LINKS. These are any image(s) you want me to use - please note that I will not FIND images for you. Images should be of decent resolution, please.​
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But how do I know I'm not asking Bob Ross to paint the Sistine Chapel?

First of all. Bob Ross is great... He's on Netflix now, and those happy trees have never looked better. Also, he was in the friggin’ Air Force. He would've done a great job on the chapel if Michelangelo wasn't such a show off... :-{

Second of all - while I already mentioned I'm hardly the next new graphic-design master of the universe, I do have SOME skills, or I probably wouldn't have my own shop. But in case you require some encouragement, here is my testing thread as well as some examples of my work with graphics...

RP Banners - AD or Interest Check









Character Banners for Post or CS







GIF Images



Image Edits






Some Helpful Resources

These are some links to resources you can use to help fill our your forms. Please feel free to include any palettes or font info in your forms from any of these sources or use your own. Remember ! The more info I have, the better your design will look!

Color Palette Designs
Fonts
MORE Fonts (downloadable)


Final Notes (the small print): I use EVENING THEME for this site, so if you have trouble seeing any of the images within the accordions, please contact me

As designer, I reserve the right to ask you about/fix potential typos/grammatical errors I find (particularly in sheets used for BANNERS) - Please note this is not a critique on you, personally, but I imagine most people don't mind some free editing, and we all miss things from time to time! ;-)

Most of my coding borders on complex... Because of this, it is REQUIRED that in order for you to use/edit any of it, you MUST turn off Rich Text Editor in your PROFILE PREFERENCES. It is not enough to just turn it off temporarily - you must switch your DEFAULT editor to bbcode. I may choose not to fix exploded/cloned text if you failed to follow this step.

Also, while I will do my absolute best to accurately create mobile friendly bbcode, if you want a complex design, chances are, it won't be 100% mobile friendly. Just bear this in mind - particularly if the GM is looking for mobile friendly CSs.

In light of some RECENT ISSUES with coding and content being taken from Test Threads and used without credit or permission, I will be adding a very small credit-note to the bottom of all of my projects. It will be transparent as possible, but I do ask that you please do not remove it. If it IS removed, I reserve the right to no longer continue working with you on future projects. We all work super hard on our coding - sometimes taking upwards to hours, sometimes DAYS to figure things out, and having it stolen and someone else taking credit for it is incredibly disheartening, and this is the best way I can think to avoid the issue :) Thanks~
 
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Vio

Lavender Love
Invitation Status
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Posting Speed
1-3 posts per week, One post per week, Slow As Molasses
Online Availability
I’m always online, more active around the evenings. My time zone is Mountain Standard Time.
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
No Preferences
Genres
I don't have a favorite genre. I can role-play under any genre and I enjoy doing so. Though, I tend to stray more towards Fantasy, Modern, Scifi, Drama, Magical, Supernatural, and Romance (Yaoi/Hetero/Yuri).
Hey Elle! I'm in need of your amazing skills yet again. I'm working on a website for one of my roleplays and I need new headers for some of the pages. I wasn't sure which form to use exactly so I just chose the what I thought was the most accurate and made some changes. I hope that's okay? Anyways...

Name of Page| I need a few different headers done. "Locations", "Roles", "Character Skeleton", "Special Thanks"

Other Info | There is no other info.

Theme/Genre | Modern Fantasy, Romance, Action, Drama, Whimsical

Image(s) for Banner | I might need some help finding images that will work well together. Feel free to include whatever you think will look best. Or if there is something specific that you think would "look nice" that would help make a piece come together better, then let me know and I can scour the webs for it. Oh and feel free to mix and match the images I found for each banner if you see ones that work better together. ^^;

Banner One: https://wallpapers.walldevil.com/wallpapers/w07/preview/skies-blue-travel-alone-anime-girls-white-dresses.jpg
https://wallpapers.walldevil.com/wa...ue-travel-alone-anime-girls-white-dresses.jpg
https://www.wallpaperup.com/uploads...1877/adc7d1ef3e3e322aec86a527737cb3e3-700.jpg
https://www.picstatio.com/large/1c16ec/cute-girl-art-anime-original.jpg
Watercolor pink flowers Sen Department
Galaxy planets
travel
travel
-drawn cartoon of a wall
Birds
https://pngtree.com/freebackground/chinese-style-background_110731.html

Banner Two:
https://pngtree.com/freepng/butterflies-float_46515.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/creative-floral-border_1687845.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/star-beautiful-light-effects_215840.html
https://pngtree.com/freebackground/natural_344906.html
https://cdn8.openculture.com/2017/11/12181947/Da_Vinci_mirror_writing.jpg



Banner Three:
https://pngtree.com/freepng/lavender-background_310126.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/the-vast-sky_26830.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/purple-elegant-element-cage_317056.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/skeleton-girl_3375189.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/vector-skeleton-side_2897755.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/skeleton_814641.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/vector-skeleton_3288095.html


Banner Four:
https://pngtree.com/freepng/hand-painted-girls-hold-a-pen_2516979.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/romantic-pink-flower-border_1875103.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/night-lights_413131.html
https://pngtree.com/freebackground/geometric-blocks-of-color_177351.html

Other |
- The sizes for each banner needs to be 970 x 325.
- here is the website they'll be going on. https://rosewitchcovenant.weebly.com/
- I'm sorry if this is a lot. ; w ;
 

Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
Hey Elle! I'm in need of your amazing skills yet again. I'm working on a website for one of my roleplays and I need new headers for some of the pages. I wasn't sure which form to use exactly so I just chose the what I thought was the most accurate and made some changes. I hope that's okay? Anyways...

Name of Page| I need a few different headers done. "Locations", "Roles", "Character Skeleton", "Special Thanks"

Other Info | There is no other info.

Theme/Genre | Modern Fantasy, Romance, Action, Drama, Whimsical

Image(s) for Banner | I might need some help finding images that will work well together. Feel free to include whatever you think will look best. Or if there is something specific that you think would "look nice" that would help make a piece come together better, then let me know and I can scour the webs for it. Oh and feel free to mix and match the images I found for each banner if you see ones that work better together. ^^;

Banner One: https://wallpapers.walldevil.com/wallpapers/w07/preview/skies-blue-travel-alone-anime-girls-white-dresses.jpg
https://wallpapers.walldevil.com/wa...ue-travel-alone-anime-girls-white-dresses.jpg
https://www.wallpaperup.com/uploads...1877/adc7d1ef3e3e322aec86a527737cb3e3-700.jpg
https://www.picstatio.com/large/1c16ec/cute-girl-art-anime-original.jpg
Watercolor pink flowers Sen Department
Galaxy planets
travel
travel
-drawn cartoon of a wall
Birds
chinese style background

Banner Two:
Butterflies float
Creative floral border
Star beautiful light effects
natural
https://cdn8.openculture.com/2017/11/12181947/Da_Vinci_mirror_writing.jpg



Banner Three:
Lavender background
https://pngtree.com/freepng/the-vast-sky_26830.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/purple-elegant-element-cage_317056.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/skeleton-girl_3375189.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/vector-skeleton-side_2897755.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/skeleton_814641.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/vector-skeleton_3288095.html


Banner Four:
https://pngtree.com/freepng/hand-painted-girls-hold-a-pen_2516979.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/romantic-pink-flower-border_1875103.html
https://pngtree.com/freepng/night-lights_413131.html
https://pngtree.com/freebackground/geometric-blocks-of-color_177351.html

Other |
- The sizes for each banner needs to be 970 x 325.
- here is the website they'll be going on. https://rosewitchcovenant.weebly.com/
- I'm sorry if this is a lot. ; w ;
Hey there Vio Vio ! So, here the thing. I don't generally do freelance graphic work for websites outside Iwaku! For something like this, I would actually have to charge a commission fee, cause it's a separate, unaffiliated website.
 

Vio

Lavender Love
Invitation Status
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Posting Speed
1-3 posts per week, One post per week, Slow As Molasses
Online Availability
I’m always online, more active around the evenings. My time zone is Mountain Standard Time.
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
No Preferences
Genres
I don't have a favorite genre. I can role-play under any genre and I enjoy doing so. Though, I tend to stray more towards Fantasy, Modern, Scifi, Drama, Magical, Supernatural, and Romance (Yaoi/Hetero/Yuri).
Hey there Vio Vio ! So, here the thing. I don't generally do freelance graphic work for websites outside Iwaku! For something like this, I would actually have to charge a commission fee, cause it's a separate, unaffiliated website.
Ooh I didn’t know that. The website isn’t actually a real website. It’s just a place where I put information for my rp groups that are on iwaku and then I link it to interest checks and the sign up thread. The website doesn’t have ad revenue (to my understanding), it’s just a place to store information in a neater way because doing it in a thread would look like shit lol

If that doesn’t change anything I wouldn't mind discussing numbers, but I'm a poor art student so it might not be something I can afford. If that's the case I'd have to look some where else. Thanks for letting me know about that though. :3
 
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Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
Ooh I didn’t know that. The website isn’t actually a real website. It’s just a place where I put information for my rp groups that are on iwaku and then I link it to interest checks and the sign up thread. The website doesn’t have ad revenue (to my understanding), it’s just a place to store information in a neater way because doing it in a thread would look like shit lol

If that doesn’t change anything I wouldn't mind discussing numbers, but I'm a poor art student so it might not be something I can afford. If that's the case I'd have to look some where else. Thanks for letting me know about that though. :3
Oh my goodness. I'm so sorry. It's been a crazy week and for some reason I thought I replied to this when I hadn't! If it's related to Iwaku and only used for Iwaku then that's another matter, but I'm not entirely sure what you're looking for with all the images you sent my way... Cause there's quite a few and you mentioned needing help finding others?

If you can pare down the images and let me know which are for which banner (there's no info regarding banner words/titles/tags etc) that would make it a lot easier!
 

Vio

Lavender Love
Invitation Status
, , ,
Posting Speed
1-3 posts per week, One post per week, Slow As Molasses
Online Availability
I’m always online, more active around the evenings. My time zone is Mountain Standard Time.
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
No Preferences
Genres
I don't have a favorite genre. I can role-play under any genre and I enjoy doing so. Though, I tend to stray more towards Fantasy, Modern, Scifi, Drama, Magical, Supernatural, and Romance (Yaoi/Hetero/Yuri).
Oh my goodness. I'm so sorry. It's been a crazy week and for some reason I thought I replied to this when I hadn't! If it's related to Iwaku and only used for Iwaku then that's another matter, but I'm not entirely sure what you're looking for with all the images you sent my way... Cause there's quite a few and you mentioned needing help finding others?

If you can pare down the images and let me know which are for which banner (there's no info regarding banner words/titles/tags etc) that would make it a lot easier!
It’s okay! I understand that life can get a little crazy. :)

I actually already made the banners I needed myself m, because I wasn’t sure if you would take up the request or not, though I do appareciate that you canned your mind. I was actually about to message you today to tell you that, but I might need help with some other things later? You’ll definitely hear from me in the future though! I always love your designs. :)
 
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Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
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I also love the avatar. I believe it is a very poofy cat lol but I may be mistaken.
 

Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
It is lol we've started a trend among my friends. We're poofy-catting all over the site XD
 

MaryGold

marigolds, poppyseeds and roses
COMMUNITY DEPARTMENT
Posting Speed
1-3 posts per day, One post per day, 1-3 posts per week, Slow As Molasses
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Female
Genres
romance. angst. drama. modern. fantasy. supernatural. adventure.
Hello, Elle! I am in need of your magical skills

Dundundun, I know a little about coding, but not as much as you do. Iwant to use a new fancy character sheet for a roleplay of mine but ... I'm kind of ridiculouridiculously lazy and not as creative and genius with coding. You are though!

I put in my first request in the shops in yours, haha!

So, I just have to have my character info, imagesimages, color scheme and fonts, right? How long do you think it would take to finish two CS. I'm not in a huge rush or anything I am just curious :3
 

Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
Hello, Elle! I am in need of your magical skills

Dundundun, I know a little about coding, but not as much as you do. Iwant to use a new fancy character sheet for a roleplay of mine but ... I'm kind of ridiculouridiculously lazy and not as creative and genius with coding. You are though!

I put in my first request in the shops in yours, haha!

So, I just have to have my character info, imagesimages, color scheme and fonts, right? How long do you think it would take to finish two CS. I'm not in a huge rush or anything I am just curious :3
Hey! So so sorry... Unfortunately (and I really need to get around to editing this) I don't actually do bbcode anymore in shop. It just got to be a little frustrating and time consuming.

You are more than welcome to check out my emporium test thread. The items found there are free for use, provided you keep the signature at the bottom <3 Again, sorry about the confusion!!
 
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Macie Melody Lightfoot

Rising Star. Singing Sensation.
Invitation Status
,
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day, 1-3 posts per day
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Fantasy, Sci-fi, Fandon, Romance, Drama, Adventure. Future. Horror. Suspense. Action.

What on Earth have I stumbled upon?

You heard it here, first... or maybe a friend recommended you check this out... or it came to you in a dream-like vision whilst you slumbered beneath the swooping boughs of a weeping willow, but whatever way it happened, you've searched long and hard and you've found Elle's Emporium of Pretty Things. Where awesome BBcode and beautiful images are right at your fingertips and all you need do is ask, politely. And the really exciting part? Everything is completely and utterly free, costing only the time it takes you to type up what you're looking for… and maybe a touch of my sanity ;-)

Currently I am able to take on roughly FOUR projects at a time, but if all project slots are full please don't feel like you can't make a request - just note that you will have to wait your turn :)

NEW!!! || As of 10/9/17 I am no longer offering CUSTOM BBCODE DESIGNS. This just got WAY too complicated for me to do on my schedule, and frankly, given how few RPs actually succeed (or even start XD) it became extremely frustrating to spend hours on a design that never saw the light of day.


That being said - I am still offering coding. What you will do is select a code preference from my Emporium Workshop - You may customize the color options/font options, but otherwise, what you see is what you get. There are currently THREE styles to choose from, but more will come.


|| CURRENT PROJECTS ||
>>>>Elle is currently operating at 100%<<<<

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Who is responsible for these preposterous shenanigans? This absolute tomfoolery?

You can call me Elle... You can call me a lot of things, but some I might not answer to. Everything I know, I've taught myself - and because I'm a stay at home mom with photoshop and a whole mess of time on my hands, I love to create things in my spare minutes.

I have no delusions that I am a coding or graphic magician... I simply understand the site Code to some workable degree and I love to play around with whatever graphics google-fu will get me. It's a hobby that I love and hopefully it will prettify whatever parts of your RP you're looking to prettify.

I do NOT draw/paint/poo out ORIGINAL art... at least not anything that you will want to use, so graphics will need to be FOUND and supplied by you. I can give you suggestions or tell you where to look, but most likely I will not have time to go graphic hunting as well as make you a design. Also, please do not give me things with watermarks or anything that will get me into trouble for using (I'm lookin' at you, Olympics Rings:tm:). I'm poor and want to continue to be able to feed my kids, so I don't wanna get sued <3

What’s the catch, you sneaky, sneaky lady?

What's the catch? Well, there isn't really one... other than you may need to be a little patient to receive your goodies, but I'll be working as fast and as hard as I can!

I love to work on coding and making the world lovely is kind of a natural talent for me anyway, (seewhatIdidthere?) but I do, alas, have a real life (Toddlers and cooking and laundry, oh my!) that occasionally gets in the way of the FUN stuff, like art and coding. I also have my own projects... namely roleplays that I'm a part of or run or my Intern work, and those are my priority on this site. Please allow the time I need to create (which will be as quickly as I'm able at the time) and I PROMISE… you won’t be disappointed in the results.

I create basically anything listed in the fancy shmancy banner at the top of this list (And in case you’re too lazy to scroll back up… That means coding or graphics for character sheets, overviews, ad/character banners). As well, I can do VERY LIGHT graphic-editing for character images/avatar. At the moment I don't really make signatures, because, well... I find them distracting and have them hidden.

For simpler projects, please allow AT LEAST 3-5 days for completion and for larger projects, 7-10 days. These are not exact numbers, and you may receive your finished results before or after the time specified, but I will do my best to stay on target! Just know I'm working on it - but constant reminders MIGHT make me voluntarily 'forget' for a while >_>

At the end of the design process, if there is anything you’d like tweaked, that’s fine - I always try to save a workable copy of everything I do, but please know that I will not do total redesigns. If you’re unhappy, you’re not obligated to use the design, but please don’t ask me to start over just because it’s not what you envisioned 100%. I am on a low-sodium internet diet, so if you become unexpectedly filled with angst, please keep your salt to yourself - sending me angry PMs about how you hate my work and want me to die in a hole won't get you much more than sore fingers from keyboard smashing.

Because I’m not charging you, I don’t necessarily expect you to give me credit for my designs, but it WOULD be nice. I work hard and everyone likes to be appreciated and acknowledged. That said, please don’t TAKE credit for any of my designs - this will make me angsty and I will be obligated not to work with you again. Also, I will have to report you.

My own aesthetic tends to run towards simpler designs - classic palettes with pops of color and a lot of sans serif fonts. Why is this important? Because if you fail to give me enough info I want you to know what to expect to receive ;-)

IMPORTANT NOTE || I do NOT do strict horror or work with overtly violent imagery - I just won't. I'm a visually affected person and I can't deal with googling anything tooooo creeptastic. I also do not do EXPLICIT (lewd) designs for Red/Blue Star/ERP roleplays. This is a personal preference of mine.

Also of Note || I CAN do gifs - but I will only do ONE gif per person, as they take longer and are a LOT more frustrating - I can only add text to an existing gif. I cannot CREATE a gif.

TL;DR || Tell me what you want... in explicit detail. Be Patient. Don't be a jerk and take credit for my work.

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Please include a TAG for me, so I see your form (as sometimes my notifs get a little wonky) - as well as the SITE THEME that you use, so that I know what I’m working with. You may not receive your design 100% the way you pictured it. Basically, I’m not a wizard… and cannot pull your vision from your mind, into my own, but I will do my best! I will allow for a few revisions, as well as offer several ‘previews’ beforehand, so we can discuss any changes you might like.The more detail you give me, however, the better and closer to your vision your design will be - if you fail to give me enough info, you might not get what you want and that might make you sad.


  • PLEASE FIND THE FORM YOU NEED AND POST WITHIN THIS THREAD OR PM TO ME
    [tab=CS Form]
    Design Preference | Please select a design from the Emporium Workshop - They are NUMBERED and you MUST specify which design you want.​
    [tab=CS Form]


  • Color Scheme | What palette would you prefer? If you can't find/pick one, I will just have to guess based on other important info.

    Color Preferences | Which fonts do you prefer - please select at least two - but no more than FOUR.
    [tab=Interest Check]
    WIP - Not currently Open for Interest Check applications! ​
    [tab=Interest Check]

  • [tab=Ad Banner]
    Name of Roleplay | The name you want to appear in the banner​
    [tab=Ad Banner]


  • Other Info | If you want any sort of short blurb or quote, and/or genre information listed ON the banner itself

    Theme/Genre | If it's an RP what sort of genre is it? This will help me determine the 'mood' of your design.

    Image(s) for Banner | Please provide -working- URL LINKS. These are any image(s) you want me to use - please note that for banners I will not FIND images for you - Images should be 800x100, or fit into that frame - anything with too low a resolution will be blurry/pixilated.
    [tab=Post Banner]
    Name of Character | The name you want to appear in the banner.​
    [tab=Post Banner]


  • Quote/Blurb | This is any optional/additional information you want within the banner - for example a short quote.

    Image(s) for Banner | Please provide -working- URL LINKS. These are any image(s) you want me to use - please note that for banners I will not FIND images for you.
    [tab=Image Editing]
    Type of Editing Desired | Please include what you would like done with the image - for instance, recolors, adding text, eliminating an element, transparency, combining elements (I may or may not be able to do these things, depending on the image and extent of work needed! I also will NOT edit copy-written images and/or images with watermarks) ​
    [tab=Image Editing]


  • Image(s) for Banner | Please provide -working- URL LINKS. These are any image(s) you want me to use - please note that I will not FIND images for you. Images should be of decent resolution, please.

But how do I know I'm not asking Bob Ross to paint the Sistine Chapel?

First of all. Bob Ross is great... He's on Netflix now, and those happy trees have never looked better. Also, he was in the friggin’ Air Force. He would've done a great job on the chapel if Michelangelo wasn't such a show off... :-{

Second of all - while I already mentioned I'm hardly the next new graphic-design master of the universe, I do have SOME skills, or I probably wouldn't have my own shop. But in case you require some encouragement, here is my testing thread as well as some examples of my work with graphics...

RP Banners - AD or Interest Check
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Character Banners for Post or CS
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GIF Images
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Image Edits
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Some Helpful Resources

These are some links to resources you can use to help fill our your forms. Please feel free to include any palettes or font info in your forms from any of these sources or use your own. Remember ! The more info I have, the better your design will look!

Color Palette Designs
Fonts
MORE Fonts (downloadable)


Final Notes (the small print): I use EVENING THEME for this site, so if you have trouble seeing any of the images within the accordions, please contact me

As designer, I reserve the right to ask you about/fix potential typos/grammatical errors I find (particularly in sheets used for BANNERS) - Please note this is not a critique on you, personally, but I imagine most people don't mind some free editing, and we all miss things from time to time! ;-)

Most of my coding borders on complex... Because of this, it is REQUIRED that in order for you to use/edit any of it, you MUST turn off Rich Text Editor in your PROFILE PREFERENCES. It is not enough to just turn it off temporarily - you must switch your DEFAULT editor to bbcode. I may choose not to fix exploded/cloned text if you failed to follow this step.

Also, while I will do my absolute best to accurately create mobile friendly bbcode, if you want a complex design, chances are, it won't be 100% mobile friendly. Just bear this in mind - particularly if the GM is looking for mobile friendly CSs.

In light of some RECENT ISSUES with coding and content being taken from Test Threads and used without credit or permission, I will be adding a very small credit-note to the bottom of all of my projects. It will be transparent as possible, but I do ask that you please do not remove it. If it IS removed, I reserve the right to no longer continue working with you on future projects. We all work super hard on our coding - sometimes taking upwards to hours, sometimes DAYS to figure things out, and having it stolen and someone else taking credit for it is incredibly disheartening, and this is the best way I can think to avoid the issue :) Thanks~
Do you happen to do Photo Edits? If so... Could you do some for me?
 

Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.

Macie Melody Lightfoot

Rising Star. Singing Sensation.
Invitation Status
,
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day, 1-3 posts per day
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Fantasy, Sci-fi, Fandon, Romance, Drama, Adventure. Future. Horror. Suspense. Action.

Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.

Macie Melody Lightfoot

Rising Star. Singing Sensation.
Invitation Status
,
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day, 1-3 posts per day
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Fantasy, Sci-fi, Fandon, Romance, Drama, Adventure. Future. Horror. Suspense. Action.

Charron Adhémar Knight of the Realm!

Charron Adhémar de Lyon
Invitation Status
Look for groups, Looking for partners
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per week
Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Male
Genres
Romance,
Action,
Adventure,
Revenge,
Gangster stories
War stories
Fantasy
Sci-Fi
Hello and Salutations!

"Type of Editing Desired | Please include what you would like done with the image - for instance, recolors, adding text, eliminating an element, transparency, combining elements (I may or may not do these things, depending on the image and extent of work needed! I also will NOT edit copy-written images and/or images with watermarks) " - Elle Joyner.

If I upload the image, my avatar, do you think you make it appear not so....'flat' I guess? It's pretty and visually artistic, but the colors are so faded appearing. I would like to see if we can freshen it up?

Elle Joyner Elle Joyner
 

Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
Hello and Salutations!

"Type of Editing Desired | Please include what you would like done with the image - for instance, recolors, adding text, eliminating an element, transparency, combining elements (I may or may not do these things, depending on the image and extent of work needed! I also will NOT edit copy-written images and/or images with watermarks) " - Elle Joyner.

If I upload the image, my avatar, do you think you make it appear not so....'flat' I guess? It's pretty and visually artistic, but the colors are so faded appearing. I would like to see if we can freshen it up?

Elle Joyner Elle Joyner
Hey there! Sorry for the confusion! I'm actually not actively taking work anymore cause life got a bit more involved and my free time is mostly dedicated to writing. I also don't really edit other people's artwork (I did in the past but after discussing it with some artists, realized it's kind of a personal thing to tweak with someone's work).
 

Charron Adhémar Knight of the Realm!

Charron Adhémar de Lyon
Invitation Status
Look for groups, Looking for partners
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per week
Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Male
Genres
Romance,
Action,
Adventure,
Revenge,
Gangster stories
War stories
Fantasy
Sci-Fi
That's okay! I understand you're just trying to be respectable, the creator. I merely wanted to liven up the color, a bit was all; like I said, I love the picture. Make it eye-catching, perhaps. I have Adobe Photoshop, but Lord knows if I know what to do! Hahaha.

As for your time constraints, fully understand that too—I'm going to college and I've had 2 strokes before I was even 30 and it's taken a toll on me that's for sure. Sorry for the inconvenience and mistake!
 

Elle Joyner

Moop.
Original poster
Invitation Status
Posting Speed
Multiple posts per day
Online Availability
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Writing Levels
Prestige
Preferred Character Gender
Male, Primarily Prefer Female
Genres
Political intrigue, fantasy, futuristic, sci fi lite, superheroes, historical fiction, alternate universes. Smittings of romance, but only as side plot.
That's okay! I understand you're just trying to be respectable, the creator. I merely wanted to liven up the color, a bit was all; like I said, I love the picture. Make it eye-catching, perhaps. I have Adobe Photoshop, but Lord knows if I know what to do! Hahaha.

As for your time constraints, fully understand that too—I'm going to college and I've had 2 strokes before I was even 30 and it's taken a toll on me that's for sure. Sorry for the inconvenience and mistake!
No worries! I actually didn't realize the shops weren't archived, so it's really my bad for not specifying it was closed!! If you go into photoshop, you can try to go under the image drop down and use one of the 'auto' functions - there's usually color, contrast and brightness, I think? And if you tweak contrast, it might brighten the image up for you :-D