Countdown to the Start of the 2010 Boobiethon...

Thursday, September 30, 2010

The 2010 Boobiethon is almost upon us with the Opening Day Party on Friday, October 1, 2010 from 7pm-9pm SLT at the Isle of Skye, Winterfell Anodyne.

The bidding on the fabulous contributions to the art auction begins at 6 pm.

For a full schedule of events for the 2010 Boobiethon, please visit Lady Bellambi's blog at

I have been very fortunate to have been asked to participate in this fabulous fundraising initiative again this year. Please be sure to stop in at the various events and meet some fabulous people while helping raise money for a very good cause!

2010 Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Style Build-Off Winners

After an amazing two days of building, the winners of the 2010 Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Style Build-Off winners were announced...drum roll...please!

In the professional category, the top prize went to Camryn Darkstone and Kendra Ling for their builds...

Camryn Darkstone's Build (exterior)
Camryn Darkstone's Build (interior)
Kendra Ling's Build (exterior)
The winner in the novice category was Jolie Serendipity with this build...
People can visit the winning builds at the Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Museum in Usonia. Visit at [slurl].

Congratulations to all the builders and the organizers of this fabulous event. For more photos from the weekend's build-off, visit my set on Flickr.

Eliza Wierwight at the New Exposure Art Gallery

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

I am extremely excited to welcome award-winning artist and designer Eliza Wierwight to the newly renovated Exposure Art Gallery in Avalon Town. This is Eliza's first solo exhibit in Second Life and features some of her award winning work and stunning design.

Please join us on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm SLT for great art, great music and great conversation!

Exposure Art Gallery is on Tabula Rasa in the thriving arts community of Avalon Town (

Ambassador Suite by Eliza Wierwight
See you there!

Metaverse Arts Episode 4

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Tricia Aferdita welcomes M2Danger Ranger from Burn 2 and Jayjay Zifanwe of the University of Western Australia to the show to provide updates and insights on their current initiatives.

Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Museum Build-Off

Monday, September 27, 2010

Another amazing build-off organized by the great people over at the Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Museum. This year's theme was prairie style residential and both novice and pro builders came from around the grid to challenge for top prize.

Winners will be announced on Monday, September 28th at the gala closing ball.

A more comprehensive collection of images from the 2010 Build-Off can be found on my Flickr photostream.

Explore the Frank Lloyd Wright Virtual Museum of Second Life ( to see replicas of Wright's classic architecture, including historic Fallingwater. Officially licensed by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.

Congratulations to everyone involved in putting on this impressive competition.

UWA Imagine Grand Finalists & Machinima Competition

Sunday, September 26, 2010

As featured on episode 4 of Metaverse Arts with host Tricia Aferdita...the University of Western Australia's Imagine competition grand finalists (scripted and non-scripted). Tricia had a fascinating interview with Jayjay Zifanwe from UWA on the show.

For a slide show of the finalists which I was honoured to photograph, please visit the Metaverse Arts blog.

Prim Perfect's Rowan Derryth also had a fascinating interview with Jayjay in the most recent issue of Prim Perfect magazine (Issue 28, pp. 134-141).

For more information about the University of Western Australia and their presence in Second Life, please visit their blog at

UWA is currently running a machinima-based competition and asking everyone to participate in their Audience Participation Event (deadline Midnight SLT on October 7th). L$5,000 has been set aside for SL residents and viewers who take part in this special participation event. We are asking all the residents of SL to give them your TOP 8 machinima, in order of your preference.

The 3 residents whose order comes closest to the final order decided by the judging panel (see end of NC for names of panel members), will win for themselves L$2,500, L$1,500 & L$1,000 respectively. The winner will be invited to be on the panel for MachinimUWA III.

For more information, visit the machinima competition page on the UWA blog.

2010 Boobiethon Art Auction

Saturday, September 25, 2010

I am extremely excited to have been involved in the organization of an art auction in support of the 2010 Boobiethon along with AutopilotPatty Poppy.

For the past few years, the Lady of Skye Eva Bellambi and the Seneschelf Serra Anansi have been raising funds for the Blogger Boobiethon with various fun and exciting events. All funds raised are donated to the Susan G. Koman Foundation.

The auction is a new event this year. I am really pleased at the positive feedback we have received and the number of very talented artists who are donating unique works of art for auction.

The auction will run from October 1st through October 6th on Isle of Skye, Winterfell Anodyne in the family home of Eva Bellambi, Caisteal Teanacadh... [slurl]

The list of participating artists includes some of Second Life's most talented and creative, individuals including:

  • Gracie Kendal
  • Tricia Aferdita
  • Miso Susanowa
  • Ragamuffin Kips
  • Ichiko Miles
  • Chrome Underwood
  • Fuschia Nightfire
  • Eliza Wierwight
  • Scottius Polke
  • PJ Trenton
  • AutoPilotPatty Poppy
  • Sledge Roffo
  • Monty Streusel
  • GM Nikolaidis
  • Callipygian Christensen
  • Ghosty Kips
  • Gleman Jun
  • Cee Edman
  • Winter Nightfire
  • Weston Graves
There will be an opening party to kick off the art auction, more details to follow. Please show your support for this very worthy cause by bidding in the auction. Separate donations gratefully accepted.

Other SL-based Boobiethon events will also be happening. For more details, see Eva's blog.

Thank you for your support to this very worthy cause!

Prim Perfect 28 On Newstands

Friday, September 24, 2010

Saffia Widdershins and the Prim Perfect team take you to some rather exciting – and unusual places … in Prim Perfect's special fantasy issue.

Firstly, they explored the stunning Isle of Wyrms. There are some fascinating articles about the lands, and about some of the people behind the Isles.

The Designer of the Month is Julia Hathor, the owner and designer behind Creative Fantasy.

The Landscape of the Month is the beautiful sim of Verdigris, the creation of two radically different designers – Oriolus Oliva and n0th1ng Ackroyd.

All this and so much more in a jam packed issue!

Congratulations to everyone on another fabulous issue designed by the incomparable Winona Wiefel.

Get your copy by visiting

Designing Worlds Visits Mythopoeia

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Elrik Merlin and Saffia Widdershins travel to the mystical land of Mythopoeia by Grey Kurka. Join them for the Case of the Curious Prim!

Looking Glass on Designing Worlds

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Saffia Widdershins, Elrik Merlin and the Designing Worlds production team head to the amazing build by Marcus Inkpen and Sharni Azalee for this episode of Designing Worlds.