FanstRAvaganza Day 6 – Standring room only

EDIT: The magazines you designed are now live! Thanks for your input. ๐Ÿ˜€

Note: this blogpost was created as part of FanstRAvaganza 3. Other participating blogposts can be found here: http://fanstravaganza.rgcwp.com/


John Standring

Not everyone has seen Sparkhouse yet, but Richard Armitage again gives a great performance in this drama.ย  John Standring is one of the sweetest characters you’re likely to meet.ย  โ™ฅ

Screencap courtesy of RichardArmitageNet.Com

While he could be considered a “doormat” who allowed himself to be taken advantage of, in the hands of Richard Armitage we see much more depth.

Although the story is a serious drama, I decided to have a little fun with it and create a farming magazine.ย  You can redesign the cover to your heart’s desire because it uses drag and drop in Flash!

Asย  you may recall, this blog does not support Flash so I have set up an external website to host those files.ย  ๐Ÿ™‚

Please click the image or text link below to play.ย  It’s pretty self-explanatory so I’ll let you discover how it works.ย  Have fun!

John Standring drag and drop magazine

Since drag and drops are very fast and easy to make, I’d like to create more!ย  It’s so much fun to collaborate with you that I’d like your input again.

If you would kindly participate it will be greatly appreciated! Please submit any or all of the following and I will choose at least one of your submissions for one or more other magazines:

1. A screencap of Richard Armitage as John Standring. You can paste the link from your own stash on photobucket or imageshack, etc. or you can link from your favorite website, such as RichardArmitageNet.Com
2. A magazine title
3. An article title
4. A caption to go in the corner (2 or 3 words at most)

Note that all of these are optional. For instance, you can submit just a screencap, or only an article title and a caption title. If you can submit all 4, that would be great though! ๐Ÿ˜€

Here’s an example:

1. http://www.richardarmitagenet.com/images/gallery/sparkhouse/album/Episode2/slides/SH2_014.html
2. Rancher’s Digest
3. Can marriage save your farm?
4. First issue!

The resulting magazine(s) will be posted by 1:30 PM New York City time on Saturday, March 17. The deadline is 12 Noon Saturday, New York City time.


P.S. Wow, thanks for all your lovely commentsย  you shared in yesterday’s fan interview about you! Looking forward to tomorrow!

EDIT: Here are the links to the 2 magazines you designed.


First John Standring magazine designed by YOU!


Second and final John Standring magazine designed by YOU!

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64 Responses to FanstRAvaganza Day 6 – Standring room only

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  2. servetus says:

    Love the cover! The truth about the farmer’s daughter — well, she wasn’t from the Midwest, was she?

  3. Carolyn says:

    Love the drag and drop cover!

  4. itsjsforme says:

    *sigh*….my John Standring!!!! Love the mag, bccmee. ๐Ÿ˜€ Will have to dig for my fave screencap now!!!

  5. cdoart says:

    Lovely text snippets for the Magazine! You should make a real publication, bccmee! Perhaps a ‘Farmers Love’ or ‘Standring Weekly’ ? Must have a look regarding a picture and article suggestion later …

  6. tyme4t says:

    http://www.richardarmitagenet.com/images/gallery/sparkhouse/album/Episode2/slides/SH2_088.html
    magazine name – Handyman’s Corner
    Article – Boiler Suits: The New Fashion Must-Have
    PLUS – What do YOU wear underneath?
    Caption – Sheep Farm Hand Edition

    Have fun! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • bccmee says:

      @tyme4t: Exquisite choices! That’s a nice view of John Standring. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thanks so much for playing and I look forward to adding your submissions to the next magazine!

  7. Faboamanto says:

    http://www.richardarmitagenet.com/images/gallery/sparkhouse/album/Episode2/slides/SH2_115.html
    Magazine: Farmhouse Gourmet
    Article: Lamb 10 Easy Ways
    Caption: Farmhouse Makeovers

    Love the magazine – Fun idea!

  8. Kathleen says:

    Since I had a part-time job doing phone surveys for the Farm Journal one year, I have some farm magazine experience ๐Ÿ˜‰

    1. picture http://www.richardarmitagenet.com/images/gallery/sparkhouse/album/Episode3/SH3_160.jpg

    2. title – Sheep Farmer Illustrated

    3. Magazine article – Best UK Sheep Farmer (a handsome bloke too!)

    4. Corner – Survey Results!

    • bccmee says:

      @Kathleen: Wow that’s so interesting that you worked for a farm magazine. Excellent submissions! It’s cool that you wrote a caption that relates to your previous job! ๐Ÿ˜€

  9. gracie says:

    “15 sheep dip recipes” is making me die! I cannot stop laughing. Try saying it 10 x quickly. LOL

    OMG. This is too funny and toooo good. Creatively brilliant.

  10. LOL Love the post, love ALL your FanstRA 3 posts! You are creatively insanene ๐Ÿ˜‰ You are the Dali of RA related graphics!!!

  11. Lady Prisca says:

    John Standring! One of my favourite! Wonderful idea Bccmee to make a magazine about him!
    To choose only one capture is really difficult.

    1/http://www.richardarmitagenet.com/images/gallery/sparkhouse/album/Episode3/slides/SH3_093.html
    2/The single farmers magazine
    3/Develop your seducer’s potential or Advance your assets or (very diffferent) Need of a home help
    4/ This spring fashion or Valentine special

  12. Jonia says:

    This is funny! I love magazines covers! Can’t wait for results ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Mulubinba says:

    ROFL – you are so clever, Bccmee!!! (and so is everyone who has posted)

    1. http://s334.photobucket.com/albums/m423/mulubinba/?action=view&current=JSwithbeer2-1.jpg
    2. The Progressive Sheep Farmer
    3. The Sparkhouse Home Brewing Kit. A fine ale guaranteed to add a spark to your love life.
    4. Autumn Edition

    • bccmee says:

      @Mulubinba: Ooh thanks for your submissions! I’m looking forward to the results. The beauty is that everyone can design something different. ๐Ÿ˜€

  14. Luciana says:

    It’s a relief I’m alone at home and nobody can see what I’m doing!!! LOL… Loved to create a magazine cover!!!
    Now I’ll try to make a contribution, but my lack of criativity and poor English can be a problem!! So, feel free do make any change.
    1 – http://www.richardarmitagenet.com/images/gallery/sparkhouse/album/Episode3/slides/SH3_062.html
    2 – Countrymen Magazine
    3 – 2012 haircuts for farmers
    4 – Pocket edition

  15. Ania says:

    I love your cover!!! LOL!!!
    1. http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/337/johnsg.jpg/
    2. The Young Farmer Magazine. or The Golden Cereals Magazine.
    3. The quick counting sheep- newest method.
    4.Innovations 2012.

  16. Joanna says:

    You are priceless,Bccmee!. Simply am dying with laughter.! ๐Ÿ˜€
    Wait a moment ,maybe this:”Sheep , the farmer;s best friend” or “Farmer’s Ars Amandi” . Link is unavailable! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  17. itsjsforme says:

    Kathleen already linked my top choice for the screencap, so I am offering two others (couldn’t make up my mind! lol)
    1) http://www.richardarmitagenet.com/images/gallery/sparkhouse/album/Episode3/slides/SH3_082.html or http://www.richardarmitagenet.com/images/gallery/sparkhouse/album/Episode2/slides/SH2_076.html
    2) Sheep Farming & You
    3) Top Farmers’ Hairstyles: To Shear, or Not to Shear?
    4)Premiere Edition!

  18. bccmee says:

    @Everyone: Okay time’s up. ๐Ÿ˜€ I’m right on schedule and will have the magazine(s) ready by 1:30 PM New York City time! Thanks for all your lovely contributions.

  19. Hi Bccmee!
    So funny! Here are my entries:
    1. http://www.richardarmitagenet.com/images/gallery/sparkhouse/album/Episode3/slides/SH3_025.html
    2. A magazine title–Farmer Almanac of Romance Matchmaking (FARM)
    3. An article title tied to cover picture — Giving Human Husbandry Another Try
    4. A caption to go in the corner (2 or 3 words at most) — Love Beyond Sheep

    Giggles! Cheers! Grati ;->

  20. The Queen says:

    THIS is HYSTERICAL!! We get Successful Farming, Progressive Farmer, Farm Journal, High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal, Livestock Weekly AND Drovers Journal…none of them come close to these. No sheep here tho.
    That pic on Standring on the cover of the Gourmet mag…I can honestly say, that’s THE only pic of an RA character that I hiccup on. ๐Ÿ™‚ Great job as per expected, B!

    • bccmee says:

      @The Queen: Haha, I’m not surprised you have a lot of farming magazine subscriptions. I would buy almost anything with RA on the cover. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  21. servetus says:

    Really sweet!

  22. Luciana says:

    Really funny… It’s amazing how RA characters are inspiring!!! LOL

  23. Ania says:

    I love the final result. ๐Ÿ™‚ Very funny!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. Faboamanto says:

    Love it! We should go out and publish these magazines with RA always on the cover!

  25. april73 says:

    Great idea Bccmee !!!

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