Tag Archives: Art

the streets of paris

By Camille Topaz I must admit, I had a rocking good time wandering the streets of Paris with my dear friend, Thirza Ember. What made it even more satisfying was the fact that she really knows her way around town … Continue reading

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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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on the road (again)

By Mick Brady Writing a memoir is like climbing the Matterhorn. It’s a hell of a long haul to get to the top,  but when you do, you get to sit around the campfire and tell all yer wildest of … Continue reading

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in living colour: Fiona Leitner

By Persia Bravin Dutch artist Fiona Leitner is a woman who glorifies colour in her work. Her exuberant, vivid, and usually massive canvases feature multi-layered composite snapshots of SecondLife™ locations and sculptures which are almost rendered unrecognisable due to heavy … Continue reading

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deconstructing a dynamic duo

By Persia Bravin It’s not often that you get a glimpse of the furtive creative processes and intricate working relationships of Second Life artists. They tend to be elusive creatures; happiest toiling away in splendid isolation, hidden away on secret … Continue reading

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entertaining angels

by Mick Brady Once upon a time there was an artist so immersed in his work that he often woke up in front of the canvas he’d been working on the night before and stood silently, a cup of coffee … 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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