Author Archives: Chrome

virtual sushi

I’ve been away for awhile, and I apologize for that. Yes, there is another world out there, folks, and I got stuck in it, virtually ‘immersed’ ya might say. I had been working diligently on my memoir until a few … Continue reading

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the endless swagger of kanye west

              love these new cinegraphs. basically hi-def video loops saved as gifs, they fall somewhere between a photograph and a video, and have been popping up in recent days as a new art form, making … Continue reading

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a bunny tale

Don’t get around much anymore, either in the real or the virtual worlds; I seem to be  under a kind of self-imposed house arrest (self-induced hypnosis?) til I finish my memoir, which may be at least another month or two. … Continue reading

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angels will be angels

Like humans, avatars have feelings that are not always in sync with their behavior; and when they fall short, both are forgiven by their creators, who understand them all too well. (Click photo to stand next to her fire)

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light and shadow

Wow. Love those light and shadow effects in the new SL viewer. Lots of fun to play around with, and the results are smashing. Just shot a new comic strip using them for the first time, and voila! Vanilla came … Continue reading

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full circle

By Chrome Underwood Strange how things happen. I had been asked to move my studio and gallery to make room for a So-Cal college consortium that was about to join the Santa Barbara City College education community inworld, and since … Continue reading

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media darling

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it’s a rap.

-By Mick Brady First, allow me to apologize for my mysterious absence both from Second Life and from this blog. It was all for a good cause, though, as you will see, and I’m hopeful that things will flow a … Continue reading

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pop charts

A few weeks ago I decided to enter the Saatchi Gallery Showdown competition one more time, after watching the disappointing results the first few times around. What was supposed to be “an important experiment in Social Curation” was a disheartening … Continue reading

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an important passage

“In 1987, Thomas Knoll, a PhD student at the University of Michigan began writing a program on his Macintosh Plus to display grayscale images on a monochrome display. This program, called Display, caught the attention of his brother John Knoll, … Continue reading

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