Editing

..Field Of Dreams..

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world”

Harriet Tubman

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 2.7
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Maitreya Body Applier
Hands: Vista – Bento Pro Hands V.2
Nails: Empire – Coffin Nails Short (for Vista, Maitreya & Slink)
Rings: Empire – Chici Ring 1 & 2 (From Snowdrop Shoes Release was extra gift) & Avaway – Sherry Engagement Ring
Hair: Tableau Vivant – Summer Hairplay – Alize – Pack 2 RARE @ The Arcade June 2017
Dress: Blueberry – Scarlet – Angelic Dress – C88 August 2016
Flowers: The Little Branch – PoppiesFlowers – RedPoppies{Field} (Mainstore Rebuilding, Marketplace Only)
Pose: FOXCITY. Long Grass (VIP Gift June 17, 2017)

Monday Meme: Second Life Yearbook Smile Challenge!

I’ve mostly been out of the blogging loop and have decided to stay that way for the most part. But as always I am slightly pulled back in by; The Mother of Bloggers, Queen of Photography! Yes this is my personal name for her and I will continue to use it but who else could I be speaking about other than Strawberry Singh!

So she has decided to being Monday Meme’s once again and I couldn’t be happier, as it’s something that I have always enjoyed doing. Also I must note it’s something that can make me blog at least once a week again which isn’t too much for me. Anyways onto this week’s Meme!

Meme instructions: Share an image of your Second Life avatar smiling for a yearbook photo. Don’t forget to share the link to your post in the comments and add your pictures to the new Second Life Yearbook flickr group, you can also share them in the Blog Memes flickr group if you like.

 

Second Life Yearbook Challenge 2015!

I know, I am not smiling but there is a reason for that. I have the AnyPose Expression Hud, which I find quite useful for pictures. There is one thing, I HATE the smiles.. looks like I am going to break into someone’s home and murder them as they sleep…or as if I was giving too many ‘happy’ pills to try to stabilize my mood. So then I went looking at the Loud Mouth which also had me left more than a bit disappointed. So my theme slowly began to take form, I’m angry; this should be so fucking simple! And there I got it, channel my anger into this and make a future mug shot picture because truth be told, I hated smiling for school pictures and was made not once but twice to retake pictures by my mother! So I just used my [Whatever] Teeth 2.0 Pierced that I always wear but with the ‘Hooked’ Mesh Alpha Included! So there you have it, perhaps a bit outside of the box but this is me that we are talking about after all.

 

 

Debating…

It’s been 4 months since I have shut down this blog but I have been debating with myself whether or not to start it back up again or not. I might simply use it to show the pictures that I edit, giving credits of the items worn and that’s all. I’ve really come to enjoy editing photos and learning more and more tricks as well as figuring different things out within Photoshop. I suppose in a way it became my safe haven during the end of the summer and early fall and I would like to show off what I now can do. It’s simply a matter of not letting it control my life as it once did with the need to post each and every single day like I tried to do once before. Posting would be pretty all over the place,if I started once more which is fine by me. I simply want to enjoy it and not let it rule or control my time within SL.

So for now I will continue to debate and leave you with a picture that I did a few days ago.

I hope that you all have been well. ♥

 

Leave The World Behind....

Credits:

Mesh Eyelids: Slink: Slink Mesh Eyelids
Outfit: *Fishy Strawberry*: L’Ange White – Black Necklace @Uber
Hair: ARGRACE – Akane Reds
Pose: From ARGRACE – Akane #1

Foreign Queen

“When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.” – D. H. Lawrence
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru

I wanted another chance to show off the some of the lovely pieces being offered by Mandala during this round of Collabor88.

 

Foreign Queen - Close Up

 

Credits:

Pose: !bang: Stands 350-359 – #359
Hair: Truth: Devinna – Browns
Necklace: Mandala: Kyara – Volcano @Collabor88

 

Foreign Queen

 

 

 

 

 

Catching Rays

Oh My Gacha is open and there are quite a few wonderful things waiting for those who go. I feel in love with my new poses from Nani; which isn’t too much of a surprise given that I am a self-proclaimed ‘Pose Whore’ You can find this pose set ‘Catching Waves’ and another called ‘Skater Days’ there from this maker.

 

Taking It In....

 

Credits:

Pose: Nani: Catching Waves #4

Hair: Truth: Blythe – Browns

Bikini: 1 Hundered: Boho Babe – Sienna

Broken Record….

Rhapsody by The Hottie Cooterati Experience is in full swing. This event is all about music from poses to clothing and everything in between! There are eight different musical genres represented; Electronic, Disco, Punk, Pop, Country, Classic Rock, Metal and Jazz. The event is open from now until July 12’th so don’t miss out.There are  I’ve had the chance to drop in a few times and will be going back a few more times before it’s over I do believe.

I am so in love with the poses from .Infiniti. made by Brandi Monroe. I was really drawn to the ‘Put Your Records On’ set. As soon as I saw this pose in the set I knew that I wanted to try and create something a bit different with it pushing my limits a little bit by add shattered record pieces with Photoshop. You see the result below but I’m going to try again soon for a cleaner effect.

Another reason to stop by is the live music that is going on at times by different DJ’s within SL. In particular you should try to stop by and catch my friend Crem Brule who will be playing again on the following dates. July 5th at 4pm SLT and July 12 at 4pm SLT. She also play for the opening day of the event and it was amazing, I’ve listened to her many times, as I am a Director at one of the clubs where she works but don’t take my word for it; head on out and listen for yourselves.

 

Broken

Credits:

Pose: . Infiniti .:  – Put Your Records On – 6 – v2 @Rhapsody

Hair: Truth: Haters Browns

Outfit: Pr!cK:  LaBelle – Black

Shoes: REGIN.: Thistle Heels- Black

Items in picture:

[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Personal Massager
[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Zanax RARE

[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Little Black Book

8f8: 36. Gift Wrapped Sweetness To-Go – SECRET

*Tentacio*: Num Num Takoyaki box

. Infiniti .:  Stay Album w/ Vinyl

Practice Makes Perfect!

I know that I haven’t really been blogging as of late; lack of inspiration and the realization that it is now indeed summer; meaning my time is split in half between RL and SL. But I think that I might have finally gotten my groove back by playing around with pictures once again. I was finally able to do a few things that I had been wanting to do for a while now; Making water drops and figuring out skin and eyeshadow. To many it might not see like that big of a deal but to a beginner like me it means to the world to have finally figured these little things out.

 

Meh...

Falling Apart

 

 

Falling Apart

“I knew that somewhere God was laughing. He had taken the other half of my heart, the one person who knew me better than I knew myself, and He had done what nothing else could do. By bringing us together, He had set into motion the one thing that could tear us apart.” – Jodi Picoult, Harvesting the Heart

 

The Break Up

Credits:

Pose: KaTink: Deep Despair 17

 

Alone

Credits:

Pose: KaTink: Deep Despair 17

 

Fading Away

Credits:

Pose: KaTink: Deep Despair 19

The End

Credits:

Pose: KaTink: Deep Despair 20

Items In All Pictures:

<:*BoOgErS*:>: Bear snow RARE@The Arcade Gacha Events
<:*BoOgErS*:>: Bearleesi RARE @The Arcade Gacha Events

[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – “True Love” Frame RARE @The Arcade Gacha Events
[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Personal Massager @The Arcade Gacha Events
[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Zanax RARE @The Arcade Gacha Events
[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Dartboard RARE @The Arcade Gacha Events
[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Milk Chocolate Bar @The Arcade Gacha Events
[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Box of Tissues (Pink) @The Arcade Gacha Events
[Commoner]: Break-Up Survival Kit – Boxed Wine (Chardonnay) @The Arcade Gacha Events

Sway: [breakfast around the world] somewhere RARE @The Arcade Gacha Events

Theosophy: Tartelettes (Strawberry) @The Arcade Gacha Events
Theosophy: Tartelettes (Raspberry) @The Arcade Gacha Events
Theosophy: Bear Cappuccino (Petal) @The Arcade Gacha Events

Apple Fall: Paris Loft Skybox RARE @The Arcade Gacha Events
Apple Fall: Plaid luggage bag @The Arcade Gacha Events
Apple Fall: Tea Time Tins @The Arcade Gacha Events

PILOT: Bathtime [Romantic] RARE @The Arcade Gacha Events
PILOT: Bathtime Tray [Wine] @The Arcade Gacha Events

8f8: Strawberry Swirl Dessert @The Arcade Gacha Events

Tres Blah: Crown and Candle @The Arcade Gacha Events
Tres Blah: Petite Console Table – Blush @The Arcade Gacha Events

7 Emporium: Neon Jesus Saves Sign RARE@The Arcade Gacha Events

Scarlet Creations: Love Curtain with Pole @The Arcade Gacha Events

*Tentacio*: Num Num Takoyaki box @The Arcade Gacha Events

On Silver:

Hair: Truth: Sakura [Browns / Teal Bears] Common @The Arcade Gacha Events

Lipstick: Pink Acid: Jusay Lip Plumper Gloss – Deep Cherry

Eye Makeup: +Weeping+ (not sure where from)

Outfit: Pr!cK: LaBelle – BlacK

Hands: Slink: Casual Female

Feet: Slink: Mid Female

 

Saturday Round Up: Lonely Days

“Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” –  Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Drifting Away

 

Credits:

Raft: Sari-Sari: The Raft *sits and lays included* (The Neighborhood May 31, 2014)

Location: Woodsy

On Silver:

Hair: Truth: Birdie – Browns (New Release May 30th)
Bracelet: =Zenith=: Love Heart Leather Bracelet
Bikini: 1 Hundered: Boho Babe – Sienna (Saturday Sale May 31, 2014)
Leg Tattoo: Your Cocain: Fly Away *Phat/Cute Azz Applier Included*
Shoes: .REIGN.: Pattern Flip Flops – Pink Stripes (Saturday Sale May 31, 2014)

 

Enjoy The Silence

 

In Deep Thought

Credits: (both pictures above)

Bench: :Cheeky Pea:: Little Owl Bench – Sky  *sits included* (The Neighborhood May 31, 2014)
RingToss: *.emm[shop]: Ring Toss – Birch (The Neighborhood May 31, 2014)

Location: Woodsy

On Silver:

                                          Hair: Truth: Birdie – Browns ( New Release May 30th)
                                             Wedding Ring: JCNY: Forever, iEngrave Wedding Ring Set
                                    Bracelet: =Zenith=: Love Heart Leather Bracelet
                                         Watch: .REIGN.: Boho Watch – Mustache *Gacha*
                       Shirt: Tee*fy: Laura Unbuttons Knotted Shirt – Country (Collabor88 May)
                                     Pants: .REIGN.: Candy Jeans – Tangerine (The Big Show May)
                                    Shoes: .REIGN.: Petal Hoppers – Floral (New Release May 27th)

 

 

When Memories Overwhelm You…..

I’ve become a bit lack with my Sunday posting habits so I thought that I would try to pick up it once again. A while back when my blog was still on blogger, I declared that Sundays would be Pose Day. A day where I would showcase a pose or two that I really like. Now back near the beginning of May I went to the Fantasy Gacha Carnival and came across some wonderful poses by . Infiniti . called ‘Forgotten Memories’. The maker of this wonderful pose and many others is Brandi Monroe who has her own blog that I love to read quite a bit. So here is what I created with this wonderful pose and I hope that you all enjoy!

 

When Memories Overwhelm You....

 

The Past Makes You Into Something New....

 

Credits:

Pose: . Infiniti . – Forgotten Memories #3