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Art Installation by Myra Wildmist

Art Installation by Myra Wildmist

Myra Wildmist is a very talented photographer in Second Life that often uses projectors and light in her work. She currently has an art installation at the University of Western Australia (UWA) Exhibition. Myra’s installation is called “Dancer” and she has used projectors to give it an interesting perspective.

When you teleport to her installation, you will see a ball in the middle of cylinders. You sit on that ball and you will see yourself rotating and dancing in ballet poses from Nantra Poses. While you rotate, you will see your shadow being projected behind you on the cylinders by the use of projectors. In order to see this properly you need to have your “Advanced Lighting Model enabled, set shadows to Sun/Moon + Projectors and Avatar Shadows to complex in the graphics tab under preferences. Finally, you set your windlight to Phototools – No Light (available in the Firestorm viewer) and you will get the full effect.

I did all of this and made a video, which you can watch on YouTube:

I love these kinds of art installations that are not only beautiful to look at but very interactive and get us involved. It was a lot of fun playing with it and making a video. Teleport over to Myra’s Dancer installation now and try it out for yourself!


Catwa Bibi Mesh Head

On July 19th Catwa released the Bibi head, which is a basic mesh head and costs L$900. Any additional add-ons such as animations and blinking cost extra, you can check the price chart on Catwa’s flickr for all the details.

It took me a while to warm up to this head because it has a bit of a cuter more babyish face, which I’m not used to. But once Glam Affair released her Lilo applier for this head, I started to like it a lot. It was so adorable that I couldn’t resist wearing it. I made a video and showed it in 9 different skins so you can get a feel for what it looks like in a variety of skins.

Here are the skins I used in the video:
> Glam Affair Lilo
> L’Etre Megan
> Insol Marcela
> DeetaleZ Paula
> Leforme Milena
> YSYS Bambi
> Modish Nata
> Amara Beauty Sandra
> Bold & Beauty Liu

Watch the video on YouTube:

Bibi is available at the Catwa Mainstore and the Second Life marketplace.

Shape: Zara Shape by Strawberry Singh
*Mesh Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5 by Onyx LeShelle
*Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Bibi V4.9 by Catwa Clip
*Skin Applier: Glam Affair Lilo by Aida Ewing (@ Gacha Garden) (SLurl)
*Eyes: IKON Charm Eyes – Silverleaf by Ikon Innovia
*Hair: TRUTH HAIR Emika by Truth Hawks (flickr)
*Dress: Tee*fy Naomi Dress – Maitreya – Pink by Azure Electricteeth (@ N21)
*Mesh Feet: Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Deluxe V1 by Siddean Munro
*Ballet Slippers: Slink Margot Ballet Slippers Deluxe Pearl by Siddean Munro

I Stand for Peace

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr. (click here for a raw shot) There is an open challenge going on by the White Canvas Gallery in Second Life. You can click over to my flickr to read […] Continue reading →

Avatair Resort Tour

Do you guys remember back in February of 2015 I went on a couple of tours with Avatair? Avatair is a private corporate virtual airline specialized in travel and leisure services for Avatars in Second Life. I first went on a tour of an island by plane and boat with them and then they took me […] Continue reading →

Pulse Fundraiser in Second Life

After so generously setting up the donation kiosk to support the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, Casper Warden of Caspervend has teamed up with Skye Everidge, and CerberusXing has donated the sim, for the Pulse Fundraiser in Second Life. Donations from all items for sale at this event will be going to the Pulse […] Continue reading →

Seraphim HUD

On Saturday, June 25th the Seraphim team will be making our Second Life shopping experience even more convenient! They will release a shopping HUD, for FREE, which will assist you in discovering all of the current shopping events going on in Second Life and teleport to them with just a click of a button inworld. I’ve […] Continue reading →

Live and Let Live

It’s been a very long day and there is so much I want to say but I just don’t know how to word it. I’ve been in tears most of the day, upset and worried in many different ways. You may have heard about the Orlando shooting in the news today and you may also […] Continue reading →

Clawtooth Blogger Challenge

“We are all just walking each other home.” – Ram Dass Cajsa Lilliehook has started a blogger challenge that has a worthy cause so I hope you all can participate or contribute in some way. Designer Bubbles Clawtooth of Clawtooth hair has been busy in the real world taking care of his mother who has Amyotrophic […] Continue reading →

Berry by Abby

I have so much to blog but real life work has me swamped so I thought I would do a quick post sharing an artistic portrait of my avatar that was created by the talented Martina G. also known as Abigale Heron in Second Life. Abigale is a freelance illustrator and comic artist who has been doing freelance commissions […] Continue reading →

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost is the story of Adam and Eve’s original sin, brought to you by The Basilique. In 2014 it was a theater production, in which residents purchased tickets to go see the live action play inworld with their friends and family. Now, they have produced Paradise Lost – the movie, a 60 minute machinima production made entirely […] Continue reading →