Photoshop

Love Looks Not With The Eyes, But With The Mind..

Come live with me, and be my love,
And we will some new pleasures prove
Of golden sands, and crystal brooks,
With silken lines, and silver hooks
~ John Donne ~

 

The Trunk Show is a new Bi-Monthly Event geared towards Weddings and Romantic celebrations. It’s filling a void that’s been present in Second Life for a while now.  There are many wonderful creators taking part in this first round, so please be sure to check it out before the round is over! The first round opens August 19, 2017 to the public.

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer avaible)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Eyes: Ison – Adrent Eyes – Platinum
Eye Shadow: Mila – Perfect Bride Makeup The Trunk Show August 2017 *NEW*
Lipstick: Mila – Perfect Bride Makeup  The Trunk Show August 2017 *NEW*
Nose Ring: Yummy – Luxury Septum’s – Silver Diamond Septum The Arcade Gacha Events June 2016
Hair: Elikatira – Noelia Reds(modified color in edit menu)  The Trunk Show August 2017 *NEW*
Dress: Narcisse – Cora Gown Fatpack  The Trunk Show August 2017 *NEW*
Gazebo: Tarte – Ashley Gazebo  LuxeBox August 2017 *NEW*
Curtains: Tarte – Gazebo Curtains  LuxeBox August 2017 *NEW*
Altar: Cherry House – Altar  The Trunk Show August 2017 *NEW
Prayer Stool: Serenity Style – Vintage Prayer Stool  The Trunk Show August 2017 *NEW*
Flower Column: Cherry House – Wedding Vase Column  The Trunk Show August 2017 *NEW*
Carpet: Cherry House – Wedding Red Carpet  The Trunk Show August 2017 *NEW*
Trees: The Little Branch – Blooming Tree {Pink}
Grass: Boudoir – Animated grass 1
Bouquet: Flowers: Scandalize – Roses (Past Group Gift)
Pose: Di’s Opera – Editorial – Editorial 2

..You Marry The Person Who You Cannot Live Without… (LuxeBox August 2017)

 

We seek the comfort of another.
Someone to share and share the life we choose.
Someone to help us through the
neverending attempt to understand ourselves.
And in the end,
someone to comfort us along the way.

– Marlin Finch Lupus

 

I normally would have an unboxing video to go along with this post but I simply didn’t have the time or the drive to record a video at the moment. If I record one in the next week I will add it to this post, but I at least wanted to get a picture with the amazing items from this month.

If you didn’t join the Luxe Box in time for the month and you would like to get the items, there are two different ways that you can get it. First you can join the Luxe Box group on the 15’th of the month after it’s been delivered for double the price until 12am of the 16’th of that month or Secondly you can join when enrollment begins on the 1’st of the month and go to the Luxe Box Boutique and buy any of the previous Luxe Boxes. All of this information is listed on the Luxe Box FAQ. All previously released Luxe Boxes are available at the Luxe Box Boutique for the cost of 2000L. To receive the latest Luxe Boxes, it costs 1500L to join the group every month before the 15’th when enrollment ends and the box is delivered. To see what’s in the boxes of previous months, check out the Luxe Box Catalog.

You can find out even more information about Luxe Box; such as designers for the month & contests to win a free Luxe Box on their WebsiteFacebook & Flickr

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Nose Ring: Yummy – Luxury Septum’s – Silver Diamond Septum  The Arcade Gacha Events June 2016
Hair: Moon – Timid Brunettes (modified to red in edit menu) LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Dress: Stories & Co. by Flowey – Mia Dress LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Shoes: Empire – Thunbergia LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Snail on Left hand: MishMish – My Kawaii Snail Pink wearable on hand LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Gazebo: Tarte – Ashley Gazebo LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Curtains: Tarte – Gazebo Curtains LuxeBox August 2017 *New*
Chair: The Loft – Wedding Reception Chair – Mrs Silver – RARE  The Arcade Gacha Events June 2016
Tree: The Little Branch – BloomingTree {Lavender}
Petals: The Loft – Wedding Reception – Petal Pathway  The Arcade Gacha Events June 2016
Bouquet: Foxcity – Prop Bouquet (comes with Flowers Bento Set)
Pose: Foxcity – Flowers Bento Set – Flowers-4 (comes with Prop Bouquet)

I Don’t Want to be Saved…

 

The only people for me are the mad ones: the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who… burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles. – Jack Kerouac

Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 3.0
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Eyebrows: Glam Affair – Lelutka Brows 03
Eyes: Song – Yuna Eyes – Frost Eye RARE  PocketGacha August 2017
Eye Shadow: SlackGirl – #4 Eyeshadow Blue  PocketGacha August 2017
Hair: Opale – Hanna Hair Medium Length – Silver Hud  PocketGacha August 2017
Headband: E.Marie – Purrfect Headband Sterling  PocketGacha August 2017
Top: Vale Koer – Preppy Panties Fatpack RARE  PocketGacha August 2017
Panties: Vale Koer – Preppy Top Fatpack RARE  PocketGacha August 2017

Background:
Backdrop: Foxcity. KPOP STAR – 4 – Run Devil Run  PocketGacha August 2017
Neon Signs: (Seven Emporium) 7 – Jesus Saves Neon  PocketGacha August 2017
Neon Signs: (Seven Emporium) 7 – Simple Cross  PocketGacha August 2017
Neon Signs: (Seven Emporium) 7 – Neon Cross Blue  PocketGacha August 2017
Chair & Pose: Le Poppycock – *Comfort Zone* Acrylic Afternoon (Chair-Bare) C88 August 2017

 

Magical Universe..

“When the reason for a thing’s being illuminated, it doesn’t hold the same mystery it does when it is unknown, which is both a wonderful and a horrible revelation. It’s wonderful because it’s like peeking into the universe and understanding a tiny bit of its complexity. It’s also horrible because a little bit of magic is removed from the world with each discovery.” ― Bradley Somer, Fishbowl

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 2.7
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)

Tears: Cureless: Dragon Tears (v.1) (modded and used for water)

Eyes Facet: Cureless & Moon Amore – Surrealisme Gacha – Les Larmes Noir The Arcade Gacha Events September 2016

Water Drops: Izzie’s – Wet Body & Face Summerfest 2017
Hair: tram – G0613 (made headband invisible by modifying in Second Life)
Outfit: Cureless & Moon Amore – Surrealisme Gacha – ExpAquarium Body RARE The Arcade Gacha Events September 2016
Fishbowl: Disorderly – Stay Gold Summer Gacha – Fishbowl RARE The Epiphany July 2017

Pose: Di’ Opera  – Editorial 4
Background: Anxiety – Subject

Luxe Box – July 2017

If you didn’t join the Luxe Box in time for the month and you would like to get the items, there are two different ways that you can get it. First you can join the Luxe Box group on the 15’th of the month after it’s been delivered for double the price until 12am of the 16’th of that month or Secondly you can join when enrollment begins on the 1’st of the month and go to the Luxe Box Boutique and buy any of the previous Luxe boxes. All of this information is listed on the Luxe Box FAQ. All previously released Luxe Boxes are available at the Luxe Box Boutique for the cost of 2000L. To receive the latest Luxe Boxes, it costs 1500L to join the group every month before the 15’th when enrollment ends and the box is delivered. To see what’s in the boxes of previous months, check out the Luxe Box Catalog.

You can find out even more information about Luxe Box; such as designers for the month & contests to win a free Luxe Box on their WebsiteFacebook & Flickr

Below is my unboxing Vlog, I hope that you all enjoy!

Credits:

Head: Lelutka -Bento Head Simone 2.7
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier) & Brownie (Maitreya Applier older version no longer available)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Hair: Moon – Underground Luxe Box July 2017
Shirt: Paper Arrow – Slip Shirt Luxe Box July 2017
Skirt: Stories & Co by Flowey – Arielle Skirt Luxe Box July 2017
Shoes: Empire – Pelargonium Luxe Box July 2017

Building: Scarlet Creative – Imogen Orangery Luxe Box July 2017
Tree: The Little Branch -Weeping Willow.V3 (Mainstore Rebuilding, Marketplace Only)
Grass: Boudoir – Animated Grass 1

Inner ‘Mad’ Queen

“I have sinned and must atone, must parade my shame before the eyes of every beggar in the city. They think that this will break my pride, that it will make an end to me, but they are wrong.” – Cersei’s thoughts before her walk of atonement – A Dance with Dragons

“When you play the game of thrones you win or you die. There is no middle ground.” – Cersei Lannister

 

With Game of Thrones 7’th season premiere fast approaching on July 16’th, 2017; I thought that it was time to embrace my ‘Inner Mad Queen’ a bit for a photo. Many people know that I am a dire hard Game of Thrones fan and have been waiting for the new season. I will hopefully be doing a Game of Thrones themed vlog within the next 3 -4 days; showing off all of the different Game of Thrones themed items that I own; one of which you see in this picture by Alchemy that they created for The Secret Affair‘s April round back in 2015 which was Thrones themed. It’s something that I that I love so I figured why not blog it.

 

Credits:

Head: Lelutka – Bento Head Simone 2.7
Skin: The Skinnery – Dunya (Lelutka Applier)
Body: Maitreya – Lara v4.1
Hair: tram – G0613 (made headband invisble by modifying in Second Life)
Ears: Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 (Unisex)
Crown: Alchemy – Iron Crown – Iron (Common)
Shirt: Pixicat – Signe.Top – Black

..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

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