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Fantasy Faire – Avatar Bizarre, Empyrean Forge & LOVE

Previously posted by Tigist Sapphire at Ticklemetummy.


* * Fantasy Faire 2016, April 21 – May 1* *
A Benefit for the American Cancer Society

Celebrating its eighth year, Fantasy Faire 2016 is the largest gathering of fantasy designers, enthusiasts, roleplayers and performers in the virtual world. From Thursday, April 21 to Sunday May 1, treat yourself to eleven days of shopping, live music concerts, auctions, hunts, events and roleplaying as thousands of Second Life residents and creators bring their own visions together to support the American Cancer Society’s vision of a world without cancer.

Avatars, clothing, furnishings, gadgets and exclusive items are available from more than 180 of SL’s top Fantasy Creators across ten stunning shopping sims designed by some of the visionary artists behind many of the hottest spots on the SL destination guide.

The Fantasy Faire 2016 is made possible by the generous support of our Sim and Event Sponsors: .Arcadia., Building Daydreams, Cerridwen’s Cauldron, Curious Kitties, Dark Unicorns of Lovelace, Death Row Designs, Empyrean Forge, Epic Toy Factory, Fallen Gods Inc., KittyCatS!, The Looking Glass, The Lost Unicorn Gallery, meadowWorks, Merchants of Dreams, The NeoVictoria Project, OtherSkin, Roawenwood, Safe Waters Foundation, Sanctuary RP Community, Solarium, Storybook, The White Armory and Yasum Design.

Are you or a loved one battling cancer? Find out how many ways the American Cancer Society is there to help. Visit or call (US) .

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Fantasy Faire 2016 is in fulls wing and while the end is drawing near, there is still plenty of time to check out amazing offerings from designers such as Avatar Bizarre, Empyrean Forge & LOVE.  From Avatar Bizarre comes the Zaahn Outfit, which features standard mesh sizing for the jacket, system layer pants and colour/texture change hud for jacket allowing for a plethora of colours.  From Empyrean Forge comes the Emissary’s Rook, which is stylish and trendy and perfect for your role play.  And last, but not least from LOVE comes the Destruction Headpiece.  LOVE has a wide variety of headdresses, horns, antlers and crowns available for the event, so make sure to check them all out!

FF2016 - Avatar Bizarre (Zaahn Female) - Empyrean Forge (Emissary's Rook) - LOVE (Destruction Headpiece)_001 FF2016 - Avatar Bizarre (Zaahn Female) - Empyrean Forge (Emissary's Rook) - LOVE (Destruction Headpiece)_002 FF2016 - Avatar Bizarre (Zaahn Female) - Empyrean Forge (Emissary's Rook) - LOVE (Destruction Headpiece)_003 FF2016 - Avatar Bizarre (Zaahn Female) - Empyrean Forge (Emissary's Rook) - LOVE (Destruction Headpiece)_004 FF2016 - Avatar Bizarre (Zaahn Female) - Empyrean Forge (Emissary's Rook) - LOVE (Destruction Headpiece)_005 FF2016 - Avatar Bizarre (Zaahn Female) - Empyrean Forge (Emissary's Rook) - LOVE (Destruction Headpiece)_006


Skin: Deluxe Body Factory | Cassidy | Chai
Shape: Deluxe Body Factory | Momo Shape
Eyes: Hekate | The Last Unicorn | Daylight
Hair: Clawtooth | Fleur | Red
Head Piece: LOVE | Destruction Headpiece | Available at Fantasy Faire 2016 – Tinkers Hollow
Holster: Empyrean Forge | Emmisary’s Rook | Available at Fantasy Faire 2016 – Serenity

Outfit: Avatar Bizarre | Zaahn | Available at Fantasy Faire 2016 – Lucentia
Hands & Feet: SLINK
Poses: Exposeur

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JPS 1576: “MARKETPLACE” The Mesh Avatar 0.93 @ La Bomba

Previously posted by at JPS Blog.

 *Note: you can shape your body like you would do any other body that is now out there

Store: La BomBa
Name:  The Mesh Avatar 0.93
Label: Complete Avatar
Kind: Mesh Body
Amount: L$ 2,799

This avatar include: 

  • *Full avatar fitted mesh 
  • *4 head animations 
  • *6 feet with different heigths 
  • *Omega official applier for body 
  • *Omega official applier for nails 
  • *Omega official applier for nipple 
  • *You can hide parts with the alpha hud 
  • *You receive the updates with no cost 
  • *Extra body compatible with slink hands and feet 
  • *Kit for creators with omega (website) 
  • *Kit for blender creators (website) 
  • *5 makeups for face 
  • *Kit with 3 free clothes full perm (website) 
  • *Mesh eyes 
  • *10 different skins 
  • *Nails for feets 
  • *Realistic physics 
  • *Compatible with mesh heads

Demo is available: Try it before you buy it

MP Store:  Bomba Mesh Avatar

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“What are the key aspects you think of when making your avatar?”

Previously posted by at Across The Grid With Lindal Kidd!.

The title of today’s post is an exact quote of a question asked by Ht241 Resident in the Second Life Answers forum.  I thought it was interesting enough to follow up!

Who am I?  This is my first thought.  I don’t mean “what do I look like in Real Life.”  I mean, who am I, when I’m inside my head?  Am I old, young, male, female, outgoing or shy?  Am I old-fashioned or modern?  Assertive or agreeable?  I want my avatar to say something about who I am.

On the other hand, maybe I intend this avatar for a specific roleplay purpose.  In that case, the question becomes, “Who do I want to be?”  This could be formal roleplay, in a group with rules, and maybe even some sort of scoring system.  Or it could be informal roleplay, simply presenting myself as a winged faerie, or a sultry vampire, or a jolly, overweight, donut-breathing dragon and riffing in character with the people I meet.

But roleplay isn’t a general thing with me.  I might “put on a costume”…wear an unusual avatar for a short time, for fun or for a specific event…but usually I am “myself”, my main avatar.  While I change clothes, hair, makeup and even eye color frequently, I’m still recognizably Lindal.

Do I look good?  My Lindal Kidd avatar was not made in an hour, or a day.  I worked on my shape off and on for oh, probably about six months, tweaking it until it was just the way I wanted.  And even today, I might make minor changes now and then.  Skin was another thing that I altered, over the course of about five years.  My first purchased skin was hideous, although I thought at the time that it looked good. That could also be said of my hair.  Over time, as I found better products, my appearance improved.

Early Lindal.  Ewww.

Fast Forward About Four Years

Me, Today

A subset of that might be, “Do I look good to the sort of people I want to attract?”  Perhaps I want to have a high fashion, haute couture, polished look.  Or if I am interested in SL’s adult activities, maybe I want to look sultry, lush, and provocative.  One wants to look a part of one’s group, even while looking unique.

Do I look human?  Of course, this only applies if you are using a human avatar.  But so many human avatars don’t look human!  With some, this is glaringly obvious…women with enormous breasts and hips that won’t go through a doorway, avatars with short little T-Rex arms, eight foot tall men with biceps as big around as sixty year old oak trees and tiny heads.  It’s possible to keep your avatar within human proportions and still look handsome or beautiful, and unique, but you have to have a gentle touch on those Appearance sliders!

The advent of Mesh avatar bodies has made it easier to get Instant Beauty and sensible proportions, although they have also made it harder to look unique.

Now, I consider “making your avatar” to consist of the process of making (or buying) your shape, and finding a suitable skin, or set of skins for it.  Everything else…hair, eyes, clothing, manicure, jewelry, shoes…is simply “getting dressed.”

Getting dressed can take a good bit of time every day, unless I have an Outfit already put together and ready to go with a single mouse click.  I’m declaring “getting dressed” to be outside the scope of Ht241’s question…but shopping for new things, trying them on, putting together a Look…is a big part of Second Life’s attraction, at least for me!  Oh, all right, it’s an adult version of playing with dolls, if you insist.  But it’s still fun!

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Artist Cosplay: Frida Kahlo as SL Avatar & Fashion Model

Previously posted by at New World Notes.

Pretty impressive avatar cosplay of the iconic artist by French SL blogger Eve Kazan — with all Frida’s fashion items listed. Not sure where Eve got Frida’s iconic unibrow, though. Please share this post: Tweet

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New SL Avatar Physics Layer is So Realistic, This Video Tutorial for it May Be NSFW

Previously posted at New World Notes.

For weekend viewing, here’s Strawberry Singh demoing her avatar physics layer, which makes one’s avatar extremities more susceptible to the laws of virtual gravity and Newtownian inertia. Which is a fancy ways of saying there’s a lot of bodacious bouncing…

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Spring Into a New Look for Your Second Life Avatar, Courtesy of Ample Avi (NWN Partner News)

Previously posted at New World Notes.

Spring’s all about renewal. Sometimes that renewal comes in the form of new flowers budding, sometimes it comes in the form of vigorous housecleaning, and sometimes it comes in the form of experimenting with new fashions and refreshing your look…

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Second Life Avatar Physics Tutorial

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Last year I released a few physics layer on the marketplace for L$ 1. Since then I’ve received a wonderful response to them along with many questions on how to modify them. Today I was finally able to make a tutorial showing you guys how you can edit those layers, or create your own physics layer, […]

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Flickr of the Day: Look at These F***-ing Avatar Hipsters on a Retro Segueway

Previously posted at New World Notes.

Straight from the Flickr feed of Emiliana comes this stylishly daft Second Life machinima blending hipster Summer fashion and wry retro elements (which is also hipster). Like I said last year, Emi has a unique talent for creating avatar fashion…

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High Fidelity Achieves Fully-Articulated, Real-Time, Motion-Captured Avatar Finger Movement, Leads to the Inevitable

Previously posted at New World Notes.

Ladies and gentlemen, High Fidelity has achieved the the ultimate in customized avatar expression: One small step for Mankind? Today @highfidelityinc we saw 1st networked avatar with fingers — Stanford VR (@StanfordVR) February 19, 2016 “This was a…

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President’s Day Open Forum With This 2009 Obama Avatar

Previously posted at New World Notes.

Created in 2009 shortly after his first inauguration. It would be interesting to contrast this with a mesh-based Obama using the latest technology, but sad to say, I haven’t seen a good recent example.

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