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Monthlyinspo - Round 14: Film Noir

Hello, dears! How is it going?
I'm realizing this is my first (icon) post of the year, though I have made several graphics for various icontests but I haven't yet posted them here: I hope I'll remember to post them asap!
This is my first entry for monthlyinspo. Man, I love this community, it's so inspiring! But I usually don't have enough time anymore to make lots of icons for communities so it's hard I can manage to do something for this beautiful and inspiring community. I really can't explain why it's so hard to make lots of icons nowadays, I used to make even 40 icons in a day and now I can manage to finish a maximum of 5 graphics per day: it's very strange!
Anyway, going back to this challenge, it was about noir inspirations, so I decided to make not only icons inspired by noir films in techniques, but I chose pictures that reminded me of this genre, like photoshoots and screencaps from noir-ish productions. I tried my best to not make them all in chiaroscuro - it's like my favourite technique EVER - and I'm aware that some of them aren't very good, but I put all my efforts here and, as I said, some of them were really rushed because time is ticking! Anyway, hope you like them and that the overall result isn't that bad!
Enjoy!

20 (+3 alts) various icons for monthlyinspo
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Subjects

1 - Amy Adams
2 - Beyoncé
3 - Captain America: The First Avenger
4 - Casino Royale
5 - Castle
6 (alt1) - Gangster Squad
7 - Carol
8 - The Edge of Love
9 - Inglorious Basterds
10 - Gerard Butler
11 (alt2) - Elizabeth Banks
12 - Kirsten Dunst
13 - The Edge of Love
14 (alt3) - Batman Begins
15 - Emma Watson
16 - Karen Elson
17 - Jude Law
18 - Dita Von Teese
19 - And Then There Were None
20 - L.A. Confidential
Tags: 20in20, amy adams, and then there were none, batman, beyoncé knowles, captain america, carol, casino royale, castle, dita von teese, elizabeth banks, emma watson, gangster squad, gerard butler, inglorious basterds, jude law, karen elson, kirsten dunst, la confidential, the edge of love
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