Free Water Normal Maps by Trompe Loeil

A few weeks ago I blogged a water tutorial that required you guys to download the Flood plugin for photoshop. Today I’m blogging a tutorial that will let you play with water inworld, instead of photoshop. The talented… Read More

Tutorial: Flaming Pear Flood Photoshop Plugin

I wasn’t planning on doing a tutorial for this plugin, but I had so much difficulty installing it that when I finally got it installed, I figured it would be a good idea to do a tutorial on… Read More

Secrets to Social Networks for Second Lifers

Social networks are for socializing and meeting like-minded people online that you can chat with and possibly create bonds and friendships. That being said, my post will focus on how a Second Life resident can use social networks… Read More

Making a Flat Cutout for Second Life using Photoshop

Ever since I did the Flat Rodvik meme, I’ve had quite a few people ask me to do a tutorial on making a cutout in Second Life, so they can make some themselves. So here’s a quick video… Read More

Tutorial – Processing a Headshot

(before and after) Style credits to this picture can be found in this post: Makeup Forever! A lot of people have been asking me to do more Photoshop video tutorials showing how I process my images, especially my… Read More

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Teach Me Something Meme!

Today I thought it would be a fun idea to do a meme where everyone can share a bit of their talents. Meme instructions: Blog a tutorial and teach me something that you think I might not know… Read More

Enabling Facebook Notifications for your Close Friends & Favorite Facebook Pages

If you have a Facebook profile for your Second Life avatar, you probably already know that the SL community on Facebook is very friendly and active. Everyday that I login to my SL facebook, I am greeted by… Read More

Shattered Photoshop Tutorial

A couple of weeks ago I was inspired by this pose and dress and wanted to create an image of a girl falling apart in pieces. I was experimenting with different tutorials I found online and they just… Read More

I Think, Therefore I Blog!

I often get people asking me which blogging platform to use when starting a blog. I refer them to my Fashion Blogging 101 tutorial (which is a bit dated now, but still has a lot of good advice)…. Read More

Tutorial – Adjustment Layers

(click here to see a raw shot of this image) People are always asking me how I add the highlights and shadows on my pictures. Of course, a lot of that are my windlight settings. But I also… Read More

How Facebook Graph Search might affect Second Life Residents

Facebook Graph Search is slowly being rolled out to a small number of beta users, if you’d like to give it a try you can sign up at this link. So what exactly is graph search and how… Read More

Tutorial – Second Life Viewer 3

First, before I start, I hope all my readers on the East Coast are safe from Hurricane Sandy. I’ve been watching the coverage and it’s absolutely devastating. My heart goes out to you guys. Environment Settings > Sky… Read More

Mirror Mirror

So I’ve been seeing a few people doing mirror images a lot recently, like this amazing one by the infamous Mr. Jefferson, and I thought I’d give it a try. I have to admit, Mr. Jefferson totally encouraged… Read More

Creating a Google+ Page for your SL™ Brand

If you previously had a Google Friend Connect widget on your non-blogger blog, you may have noticed that it stopped working on March 1st. Google Friend Connect has now been replaced by Google+ Pages. In this tutorial I’ll… Read More

Creating an Effective Facebook Page for your SL™ Brand

Are you looking for a way to get your SL™ brand more exposure? Social Media is an inexpensive and easy way to get the word out. I will be sharing two tutorials about creating and maintaining Facebook and… Read More

Exodus Viewer

Since Kirstens Viewer is no longer available, you guys have been contacting me asking which viewer I’m now using. Therefore I thought I would do a video tutorial of my recent favorite viewer, Exodus Viewer. I’ve been using… Read More

Second Life™ Newbie Resource

I’ve been getting a lot of emails from people that know nothing about Second Life, but have somehow found my blog through various social networks, asking me for more information. Therefore I figured I would write up a… Read More