Category Archives: RA Artwork

WCW—#RichardArmitage as the wild and untamed Thorin Oakenshield, August 08, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1176)

When I think of a wild and untamed talented British actor Richard Armitage character, only a man having the guts to wear jewelry clamps on his long temple braids comes to mind–Thorin Oakenshield (image via Angelika, Thanks!) from The Hobbit … Continue reading

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WCW:  I bought our “Oceans 8” tickets at Fandango for opening weekend starting June 8th, June 06, 2018  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1167)

#DateAfternoon for my hubby and I this weekend! Tuesday night, I bought our #opening_weekend #Oceans8 movie tickets online via #Fandango!  And the tickets come with a free movie poster!  Snap! And the matinee movie ticket price online was $3.99 USD … Continue reading

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Too Hottt to Handle Tuesday:  Richard Armitage as a sleeping Daniel Miller and Grati’s prep before Valentine’s Day, February 13, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1143)

Could the day before Valentine’s Day get any better than this image of the talented British actor Richard Armitage as a sleeping Daniel Miller  (below) from 2017 Berlin Station–with a Valentine twist by me?  Those muscles!   Sighhh! And the original … Continue reading

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Grati’s New SAL blog header for 2018 is a tweak, January 27, 2018 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1138)

I so loved the design that I made for my SAL 2017 blogheader, that I have tweaked it for 2018.  Ha! And Richard Armitage’s Fresh Faces interview  video (see below) and photo shoot in December 2016 for Broadway.com at the … Continue reading

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Tis the Season Saturday–A December 2017 Richard Armitage Calendar, December 02, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post# 1121)

Every so often, I like to play around with graphics.  So with the Holiday Season upon us, the December 2017 Richard Armitage Calendar page is what I came up with for now. Enjoy!  And Happy Holidays!  Hugs & Cheers!  

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“Funny Sunday”—And God Created Richard Armitage wallpaper shared by Sueli,  October 08, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1104)

  “Funny Sunday” as shared by Sueli (Thanks!): Oh my!  So very good, indeed!  I’m thighhhing!  *wink*  Hope everyone has a great day!  Hugs!   P.S.  And the talented British actor Richard Armitage really does know how to kiss!  Thanks to KatieC … Continue reading

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Keep Calm Sunday with Richard Armitage Posters, June 04, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1065)

A couple of years ago the “keep calm” poster phenomenon caught on with Richard Armitage fans.          Why? Because, of course, we can’t “keep calm” when we think about Richard.  *THUD!*  Ha!           And I had fun … Continue reading

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I’m Choosing Richard Armitage as my Fantasy Physical TheRApist,  March 27, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1051)

Now that the 27 staples at my left achilles tendon reattachment surgery site are out as of last week—no, that’s a good thing!  No more 54 pointy metal ends poking me with endless pain—I’m on the mend for a several … Continue reading

Posted in "Brain on Fire" filming 2015, AttRAction, Fangurling, Fantasy, Graphic, Gratiana Lovelace, Health, Humor, Inspiration, Medical, Musings, My Life, Portraits, Positivity, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Sexy, Something About Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Guy + Porter: The Mind & Heart of a Warrior wallpaper by Grati, March 24, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1050)

It’s Guy/Spy Day Friday!  And though John Porter in Strike Back (2010) wasn’t a “spy” per se–he was a field agent. Ha!–he definitely had some shoulders. And all through RH3, I lamented the lack of Sir Guy of Gisborne revealing … Continue reading

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AdmiRAtion Saturday:  Richard Armitage’s Hands, February 25, 2017  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1047)

The exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage has many qualities to admire.  But today, I am focusing upon his hands. Richard looks so fierce as Thorin Oakenshield wielding a sword (below: gorgeous edit by RAFrance, Thanks!)—his hand is out of … Continue reading

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Too Hottt 2 Handle Tuesday!  Richard Armitage Smoulders in “Winter Magic” Wallpaper by Ann Boudreau, February 07, 2017 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1039)

Fangurling about the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage is such fun!  He is kind hearted, gorgeous, and talented!  His storytelling as an actor and as a narrator immerses you in the story and its characters.  And there is a … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays to you and yours, December 23, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1019)

First for some razzle dazzle!  I updated a Richard Armitage *Purrrr!* wallpaper that I made in Winter 2015, and put a holiday spin on it!  Enjoy! I’m doing the low key holidays this year–necessitated by my health.  Which I don’t mind … Continue reading

Posted in Charities, Christmas, Creativity, Family, Friends, Friendship, Gratiana Lovelace, Health, Holiday, Humor, Illness, Medical, Middle aged, Mobility, Music, My Life, RA Artwork, RelAxation, Richard Armitage, Something About Love, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Serene Sunday! Richard Armitage’s Broadway World interview SD remarks viewed positively by Guylty, etc., November 27, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1006)

 As I look to my last day of the Thanksgiving Holiday rest on Sunday today before the new work week starts–well, I’ll have to do a few registration overrides for students from home today–I realize that Sunday is not always … Continue reading

Posted in "Love Love Love" play in NYC, Charities, Children at Risk, Fangurling, Graphic, Gratiana Lovelace, Interview, NYC 2016 Play, NYC play with Richard Armitage as Kenneth, Period Drama, play, Positivity, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Roundabout Theatre Company, Smiles, social media, Society, Something About Love, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Thorin Thursday! Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield Publicity Portraits Redux, October 13, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #982)

Facebook kindly reminded me of a wonderful, non glamorous Richard Armitage as  King Thorin portrait images from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies that became one of the Thorin Oakenshield’s publicity posters for the film (the dirty gritty … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage New Projects Posters Fever!  July 24, 2016  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #942)

One of the things that I as a fan of the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage enjoy almost as much as his film and tv projects, are the posters that go along with them.  And this past week, we … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy: “Richard Armitage Beautiful Man” 2012 video by Mezzym01, February 13, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #872)

  February 2010 was my awakening to the exquisitely talented, kind, handsome, intelligent, compassionate, professional, and philanthropic British gentleman actor Richard Armitage with his mesmirizing performance as John Thornton in the BBC’s 2004 production of Elizabeth Gaskell’s love story “North … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage Most Wanted: Charmed & Dangerous, January 25, 2016 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #865)

I’m playing around with graphics on my new computer—still navigating and loading old and new software.  So we had an old Photoshop Elements 3.0 cd—when Elements is now up to version 14. Ha!—that is new to me, and I wasn’t … Continue reading

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“Love in the Great Pine Woods”, Ch. 10 (PG-13, S): The Impatient Patient, December 16, 2015 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #844)

(An original story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace; all rights reserved) [(1) story cover, left] [From time to time, I will illustrate my story characters with: Richard Armitage as Sam Wakeforest, Marcia Gay Harden as Sam’s older sister Tessa Wakeforest Shoop … Continue reading

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Sir Guy Sunday: Sir Guy Running on Empty, Finding his Destiny, September 20, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #808)

After working all Saturday afternoon at the office on Spring 2016 course scheduling stuff, I was tired and bleary eyed. Yet, I ran some errands and went to the grocery store on my way home. And I came home to … Continue reading

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“Sir Guy’s Atonement” (Book 3), Ch. 31 (PG-13, S): Baron Guy Arrives Home This Night, May 18, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #749)

[An Original Historical Fiction Fan adaptation of the characters from the BBC’s Robin Hood;  & a Sequel to “Sir Guy’s Dilemma”(Book 2) by Gratiana Lovelace] (All Rights Reserved; No copyright infringement intended) [From time to time, I will illustrate my … Continue reading

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Sexy SatuRdAy! To Richard Armitage Sir Guy with Love! With Thanks to @NellinDreams and Kudos to Mabelalexa Tumblr, May 16, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #747)

As you know, I am quite fond of the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage’s [portrait by Sarah Dunn in 2014, right]–I should just start abbreviating that as TETBARA, Ha!– character of Sir Guy of Gisborne. Heck! I have a … Continue reading

Posted in "Sir Guy's Atonement" (Book 3), audio books, Beauty, Charities, Creativity, Fan Fiction, Fangurling, Hope, John Porter, John Thornton, Love and Relationships, movies, North & South, Period Drama, Portraits, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Sexy SatuRdAy, Sir Guy of Gisborne, Something About Love, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Digital Theatre Presents The Crucible Starring Richard Armitage as John Proctor Available for Download on March 17th! March, 17, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #720)

Our patience is rewarded and The Old Vic’s production of The Crucible starring the exquisitely talented British actor Richard Armitage is available for download today starting at 9am EST (New York) from Digital Theatre.   FAQs from Digital Theatre about … Continue reading

Posted in Drama, Fiction, History, Honor, John Proctor, Love and Relationships, Period Drama, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, Something About Love, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

WCW: Euphoric ReActions to Richard Armitage’s 2015 Olivier Awards Best Actor Nomination, March 11, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #717)

February 2015: I know that they must be posting the British 2015 Olivier Award Nominations soon. But when? My fingers and toes are crossed that the exquisitely talented British Actor Richard Armitage (right as John Proctor in The Crucible at … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Graphic, History, Honor, John Proctor, Period Drama, Portraits, RA Artwork, Richard Armitage, Social Justice, Something About Love, The Crucible, The Old Vic Theatre, Theatre, Video, Yael Farber | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

“Sir Guy’s Atonement” (Book 3), Ch. 10 (PG-13, S): Affairs of the Heart, Part 1, February 27, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #710)

“Sir Guy’s Atonement” (Book 3), Ch.10 (PG-13, S): Affairs of the Heart, Part 1,   February 27, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #710) [An Original Fan Fiction adaptation of the characters from the BBC’s Robin Hood;  & a Sequel to “Sir Guy’s … Continue reading

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Thorin Thursday: A Hobbit Wallpaper Portrait, Thorin in Shadow and in Light, February 5, 2015 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #698)

As I perceive it, Artist Ann Boudreau’s lovely and evocative Thorin Wallpaper (right)–reflects a possible duality of Thorin’s character. The Thorin in shadow (left image) perhaps alluding to what had been in Thorin’s life, his past–the features are faded and … Continue reading

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