Archive for August, 2011

 

Cherry & Cream Poses is opeeen inworld!

Ohai everyone! My store Cherry & Cream Poses is now open in-world so you can try all your poses before buying.



Don't forget to grab this pose pack from Fashionably Late for 89L$ only! It will be removed on Sunday.

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Homes & Residences Expo Opens Today!!

On 31st August 2011 · By Amaranthim · With Leave a comment
In Fashion, Inworldz, Talon Faire · Tags , ,

The First Annual Homes & Residences Expo is being put on by a group of hard working folks out to showcase some of the beauty and skill in InWorldz. The show opens today, August 31 @ the Inworldz Events A, B, C, and D regions. You can find them on your map easily.

Talon Faire is honored to have been invited early on and we have been slaving away to produce the best we can! Find us on Lot 27, by the way.

Presenting Kazumi - 和美 - Beautiful harmony, in Japanese. We feel this Japanese style home represents that balance so characteristic of the Land of the Rising Sun.



Note also, that while adhering to the simple lines so indicative of Japanese style, there are certain nods at Western styles as can be seen in some of the furnishings around the home. This house would be equally fitting at the foot of Mt. Fuji as it would be over looking the California coast.



Please come visit all the wonderful creations the Homes & Residence Expo has to offer and see Talon Faire's own humble submission.… Read the rest

Tuesday Photoshop Tutorial – Brushes 10 – Organizing Brushes!

On 30th August 2011 · By Robin Wood · With Leave a comment
In General, Livingtree, Second Life
Another Tuesday, another Photoshop Tutorial!



This time, we finish up the series about brushes in Photoshop CS4 and earlier with a discussion about how to make a brush from a color image, using either a Black & White Adjustment Layer, or Lab color, to get the values you want for your brush.

I'll also show you how to easily copy the settings from one brush preset to another one.

Finally, we'll talk about how to organize your brushes, save them so they show up in the Brushes menu, and save them so they won't; but you can find them easily.

Next time, I'm going to do something else, because I feel like all I've talked about for months and months is brushes! (Mostly because that's all I've talked about for months and months.) I'll get back to them, and do brushes in CS5, later.

If there's anything you're really curious about in Photoshop, let me know!

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Mesh Exploration Plant Stand

On 30th August 2011 · By Robin Wood · With Leave a comment
In General, Livingtree, Second Life
Mesh came to SL™ last week. For those not familiar with it, that means that, for the first time, we can now upload models that we make in other 3D applications directly to SL, with their UV Maps and everything else intact.

It's a huge change, and like all other changes in SL, it's not without controversy and confusion. To help alleviate some of that, I've made a mesh object for people to experiment with, and 3 videos to help explain how to work with it.

The first one talks about what mesh is, what Prim Equivalency is, what LOD is (and how to adjust the LOD you see using renderVolumeLODfactor,) what UV Maps are, and how to save a texture from SL onto your own hard drive.



The second one explains how to use the UV Map to easily put a texture on the plant stand.



The third one shows how to bring your finished textures back into SL, and put them back on the model.



If you are an SL resident, and you want to try playing with the plant stand yourself, you can get it at the SL Marketplace.… Read the rest

August 18th Release

Hello! This is the latest release @ Cherry & Cream Poses!



Click here to get them!

xoxo,
sparkles.

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(PixelDolls) Limited Edition . Scarlett

On 26th August 2011 · By Nephilaine · With Leave a comment
In Fashion, nephilaine's things, Second Life







You can find it at:
Pixeldolls, Port Seraphine


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(PixelDolls) Contessa, Bathory, and Valois earrings (mesh)

On 23rd August 2011 · By Nephilaine · With Leave a comment
In Fashion, nephilaine's things, Second Life
OMG Y'ALL
Mesh has finally hit the grid, and I could not be more excited. I have been going wide open all day to get you all a taste of what is to come- you can check it out at my new store location in Port Seraphine.



Each of these sets come with weathered silver and gold metals, with five gem colors for each metal. M/C/NT, L$500

You will need the latest viewer to be able to use this content- Either the main release viewer or the beta will work. I get far better performance off the beta viewer, but ymmv.
SL Viewer Downloads


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Moody Monday

Moody monday this week, 10 swimming poses :)


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Inventory Clearance Sale ends midnight slt tonight

On 20th August 2011 · By Nephilaine · With Leave a comment
In Fashion, nephilaine's things, Second Life
Today is the last day for our inventory clearance sale. At midnight SLT time tonight I am flipping the switch to a new teleport in point and deleting the current shop! I'm so excited :P I hope you all enjoy the new build, all the hands involved have worked very hard to make it a nice place to visit with lots of interesting areas to explore.

Some items have gotten a stay of execution due to requests, but they will be going back up in price when we change over tonight. So if you are looking for a bargain, come check it out one last time:

PixelDolls . Port Seraphine


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New Release: GizzA, Tricot Set

GizzA Creations' newest release is called Tricot Set that comes in four colour variations, Ultramarine, Champagne, Olive and Plume.

Here I am wearing Ultramarine which is a very deep blue that can be better described as a deep cobalt blue rather than navy blue.  It looks like it's black here but it is actually a very pretty and very dark blue.  It comes with a red leather belt and the red/white scarf with a matching colour corsage.

I decided to style this with a large tote bag and get ready for a fun shopping tour over the weekend.  Yay!  Retail therapy is always the best!


GizzA Creations - Tricot Set (Ultramarine)

Outfit:  GizzA Creations, Tricot Set (Ultramarine)
Tote Bag:  Boom Clothing, Take It Easy Tote, Sacred Heart*
Pumps:  Hyatt Couture Jewelry, Foggia Pumps Red
Earrings:  Hyatt Couture Jewelry, Stadd Gold
Prim Nails:  CCD, Prim Nails, Excellence (red)
Hair:  Little Heaven, LH_hair65_quentin_black**
Poses: Photo 1 - Di's Opera, Photo 2 - Manifeste Poses

*Note:  I have added 0.05% glow by editing the tote bag to get a brighter colour.… Read the rest

Popsicle!

I found this popsicle with messy face tattoo layer for only 35L on the marketplace and had to blog it on this ever neglected foodie blog!  Lots of colors available too!  The skin is free in the lucky boards at Mother Goose's and I thought the freckles and mismatched eye makeup would be fun for a quirky post.

Worn
Popsicle: Larnia Kids on the Marketplace, 35L
Skin: Mother Goose's, free on the lucky boards
Hair: Lamb
Dress: Fashionably Dead
Pose: (PDA)

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Robin has a New Store!

On 16th August 2011 · By Robin Wood · With Leave a comment
In General, Livingtree, Second Life
This isn't happening at Livingtree; it's happening at a brand new sim called "The Nest" which is attached to the Cheeky Pea sim. But if you are interested in shopping for your Home and Garden, and interested in Robin's Home and Garden store, then you'll want to know this!



The Nest is a home and garden shopping paradise, with all your favorite Home and Garden stores. (Places like the Loft, LISP Bazaar, Theosophy, Clutter, Mud Honey, Thistle Homes, north west, Second Spaces, and many, many more.)

The sim is beautiful, with a main street, some cottages, and a farm and "shacktown" on the wrong side of the rails. I wasn't early enough to get a store on the main street, but I did manage to get one of the shacks! So Robin's Home and Garden Store is right there on the same sim as the Big Names!



I'm very excited about this, and am already starting to get more home and garden stuff done. You can see the "Rail Quilt" I did just for this shop in the picture. (The shack really needed something to brighten it up!)

So come on down to Robin's Home and Garden at the Nest and take a look at my new digs!… Read the rest

New Coolers!

On 16th August 2011 · By Robin Wood · With Leave a comment
In General, Livingtree, Second Life
Labor Day is almost upon us; time for cookouts, tail gate parties, outdoor concerts, and one last picnic on the beach!

Take along all the snacks and drinks you want, for just 2 prims, with my brand new Large Snack Cooler!



It's packed 14 different snacks, and 21 beverages, in 5 categories (Healthy Snacks, Sweet Snacks, Soda Pop, Juice, and Milk.)

Just touch the cooler to get a menu that lets you choose the category, and then click the button for the category you want to get a random snack from that group! So you can see if you really do get the peanut butter and jelly sammich, or if you're given a raw carrot instead.

You get unlimited servings, so if you don't like sugar cookies, you can feed it to the ducks, and try again for the choklit cupcake!

There are no alcoholic drinks, so it's safe for families with kids and teenagers.

When you're tired of standing around eating muffins, you can have a seat right on the cooler! Just right click and Sit Here to sit on top of it. Then touch the handle to choose from 9 different seat poses; 3 on the cooler, 3 sitting on the ground, and 3 lying down.… Read the rest

New @ Cherry & Cream Poses! 14-Aug-2011



Link to marketplace

xoxo,
sparkles.

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Cherry & Cream Poses is opeeen!

Weeeeee!! My store is finally open and I'm going to bring you lots and lots of sparkly awesomeness. I don't have an inworld store at the moment but I will soon! :D

Link to my store!





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Fior di Perle Weekend News – You can’t miss these offers!

I have so many offers for you this weekend! I'm in the 60L Weekend, S&D and LOW sales this weekend.

First my new dress with a super special promo price:




Raicca comes with:

Prim frilly skirt
- Prim sleeves
- Glitch pants
- Sandals with skin hud (30 preset skin colors)
- Pearl Choker
- In all layers

You can get this dress this weekend for a super special price, as part of the 60L Weekend sales. After the weekend, the price will go up to its regular price of 150L

And to go with the dress, the Sassy hair the model is wearing, also part of the 60L Weekend sales.


Sassy is adorned with Pearls and comes with a hairbase.

Now for the LOW sales I have the soleil complete outfit for 100L only (regular price is 250L)




But you can get the clogs for 60L



Clogs are modifiable through a resizer script.

And last but not least, the S&D sales. 60L each




The clogs are not included in this outfit but you can buy them for 60L each too


Don't miss these offers. They'll be there only until Monday, Aug 15th!… Read the rest

Iris Flowers

Iris Flowers, new at Arctic Greenhouse! A wide selection of iris plants, planters, and decorative elements in a variety of shapes, colors, and permissions.









Click here now to see the Full Perm Iris Kit listing on the Marketplace


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This weeks release

I have released a mini set of 5 poses, for Jewellery.   Available on Marketplace and @ Malt village   I have opened my subscribo now, if you want to hear about new releases


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Photoshop Tutorial on YouTube

On 9th August 2011 · By Robin Wood · With Leave a comment
In General, Livingtree, Second Life
It's occurred to me that some of the people who join Livingtree Island do so because of the tutorial materials there, and that those people might be interested in tutorials I have on YouTube as well!

So, for those of you who are, I posted a new one today, about Making and Saving Brushes in Photoshop. It's actually a continuation of a series I've been doing. (The rest are on my channel.)



We start with a short discussion about setting up the workspace to make a new brush, and capturing a brush tip shape. Then we'll explore how to save your new brush as both a Brush Preset and a Tool Preset. Finally, we look at the differences between the two types of preset, and talk about how to choose which one to use.

Next week, we'll finish up this series with a lesson about organizing your growing brush collection, and how (and where) to save Brush Sets.

Until then, I hope you enjoy this tutorial!

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-db- Glamour Girl Skybox Spotted on Blog!


The Glamour Girl Skybox from DIRTY BOXES was used for promo pics at the SLingerie Blog. Thanks to blog contributor Sabella Fallen!



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