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Almost in the shop!

07-05-2008

A lot has happened since I last wrote my last entry here. You may have noticed that the picture under 'latest fashion post in Flickr' is missing... This is because Flickr set my fashion account to 'restricted' which means that you need to be logged into the Flickr website to see the pictures. This is the second time my items / pictures are sencored... and in all honesty, again it is my mistake. I applied the filters too loosely. Again the only thing which got me kind of pissed is the fact that you don't get a warning before something like this happens. I would have gladly (re)set the filters myself, keeping my account open for everyone... I'll keep posting my designs there, only for my contacts to see...

Then some good news: Yesterday Sunshine Kukulcan surprised me with a blogpost about my Second Life shop! How cool!!

And I'm saying it for some time now, new items are on the way. I just want everything to be spot on when I start releasing all new items. New will also be notices send out with new releases. I'll be sending notices through my ow update group (let me know if you want to be on it, just send me an IM or click the 'add to group' box in my main shop! Next to my own update group, notices will be sent through the Fashcon.com network!

Soo... what will be the new latex items for the upcomming weeks? here are some.... you'll find new color versions of the basic catsuit 'Cat'. I'm starting off with a red and white one. There also will be new color versions the Solar corset (and yes you guessed right, I'll start off with a red and white one). Next to that there will be a new catsuit: 'Cat 2' this is a new sheer catsuit with- and without seams. I'm starting those with sheer black and white ones and a translucent one. Other colors will follow. There is a new corset which I called 'Solar 2' for now... not sure about that name yet. Ava 4 (see previous post) will finally come (combined with a pair of chaps, possibly the kinkiest release so far.. hehe). And there will be more shirts and outfits.. here are some first look pictures (sometimes combining the unfinished sets):

Solar 2 combined with Cat and Cat 2

New items and pictures

28-04-2008

Yey! I finally managed to finish a picture / photo which I had sitting on my desktop for a very long time. I had an idea for a multi-mirror shot and Zaza Moo was my model. Constructing the image appeared to be somewhat difficult and right now my rl company is doing really well, so little time is left for projects as these. You can always come to me for model shots, but right now I am not taking on new projects other than the ones I initiate myself. (If you want model shots, you can contact Tillie Ariantho. She is a very talented model and photographer.)

Ellen wearing Ava 4.0 over a 10 precent sheer catsuit with seamsAs for my second job... *grin* IM messages have been sent to me, asking me when new stuff is finally going to be available. It is coming, and I hope I can get all that I want to make in store soon. There are many items which are (almost) finished (see the picture of Ellen for example, wearing Ava 4.0 over a brand new 10 percent sheer catsuit (Cat 2) with seams).

My head is filled with new ideas and the base of all latex outfits has been recreated and somewhat perfected this weekend. Now all I need is time and creative energy to make all the new sets... and more important, get them into the shop!

Real Life

15-04-2008

looking at my site I noticed it has been a while since I posted something here. As my friends in-world already know, rl has consumed me almost completely at the moment. I still have images for my photo Flickr stream waiting for me to edit them and post them... And I still have a list of clothing items I want to put in store. I hope to get to those things soon! And for the photo's. I won't take on projects anymore. The time that people have to wait until I finish something is simply too long.

Then there is Second Life itself... The grid and the in-world services that seem to be very unreliable.  Somehow it amazes me that so many people still come back to second life (me included). For some SL offers the possibility be creative (like me) or even make dreams come true. On the other hand... If lets say my newspaper had some pages missing almost every day, I would stop my subscription within a week, even if there would be no other newspaper available.

Don't worry that I'll stop designing... I'm just getting really fed up with the fact that Linden labs seems to be unable to provide a stable grid and services for weeks now.

More Ava and Lucid

03-04-2008

I installed the latest Second Life viewer update on my pc half an hour ago. I found out that what was previously called WindLight (atmospheric rendering), is now standard part of the viewer. If you don't like it (or if your computer, like mine, can't handle it), you can switch it off. I really love the atmospheric effects, but on the other hand, avatar photography looks better in the old viewer (in my opinion).

New sets! Yes there are a lot of new sets in store. some of them combinations of sets that were already for sale. here is a list of the new sets:

  • Ava 1.0 (black)
  • Ava 1.0 (black) - Lia combination
  • Ava 2.0 (black) - Lia combination
  • Cat black
  • Ava 1.0 (white) - Cat black
  • Lucid 3.0

A lot of Ava combinations :) and why do the version numbers have a '.0' notation? Well... I really don't know. There must have been some logic in that, but I've forgotten what it was... Since the black Ava 2.0 was such a success, I decided to make a black version of Ava 1.0 too. Same goes for the Ava 2.0 / 1.0 - Lia combinations. An image says more than a thousand words so here are the vendor posters:

Ava 1.0 - blackAva 1.0 (black) - Lia combination

Ava 2.0 (black) - Lia combinationCat - black

Ava 1.0 (white) - Cat blackLucid 3.0

I will also release a combination of Cat black and the Solar corset from the previous post in the near future. From this batch of items I am particularly pleased with the Cat-black latex cat suit and the Lucid 3.0 set, which are well... hot :)

Still more items are waiting to be released... So make sure to be back soon for more info... or subscribe to my feed...

Slow week

29-03-2008

This short week (over here the second day of easter is a free day) went by extremely fast. I started releasing new products which I will name later... Next to that the only update on this website was the addition of the slurl to my in-world shop (thank you Karina for bringing it to my attention!) It had dissappeared from my site when I switched to the new blog design (and taking the rest of the old website offline...

Buying (and selling) items in Second Life right now is/was a big pain (items won't be delivered, transactions go stale, balance isn't updated or showing right)... This has resulted in almost no sales the last three days. I really hope Linden Labs is going to fix the problems soon (Like the broken contact list...)

Stellar black / pinkShirt - IrisThe corset: Solar

Items I managed to get into the store this week are: a version of the stellar corset (black pink combination). Number two is a new shirt called 'Iris' and number three is THE new corset 'Solar'. Some of you may remember the picture of the corset worn with a black cat suit underneath. That item will be in store this weekend! Check em out in-world or at onrez or slexchange!

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