Creating a new me.

December 12, 2009 at 5:01 pm (Life of SL Model, Modeling world) (, , , , , )

Whilst creating some looks to put together for a photo shoot I have lined up in January I decided I needed a new me.

It is great trying out all the skins on Second Life but at some stage you end up looking just like everyone else. So in an attempt to evolve as a model I wanted to look more unique. I remember a talk I went to with the famous model Wicca Merlin and she said to be one of the best you need to be unique. She really stressed about finding something of your own to make you the most unique you can be to stand out from the crowd.

So with that in mind I was told by a friend I must check out The Body Politik and Kin located at http://slurl.com/secondlife/Eventide%20Far%20East/138/171/42. So off I ran as soon as I got a moment free. Walking into the store looks just like every other skin, shape, hair, clothes and accessory store until it is that I stumbled upon the display that made me smile. The display said ‘ Create the exact look you want, billions of different combinations’
EUREKA – Just what I have been searching for. The Body Politik has designed a range called Infinity Skins that allows you to design your own skin using a few powerful swift moves of the mouse and a few rapid clicks of the buttons.

The board takes you to their own site www. Infinityskins.com where you can work inworld or out of world to create skin for you. The best part is that there are so many different combinations that the chances of you choosing the same as someone else will be quite rare.

On the web site I was able to choose the skin tone I desired, the shade of lipstick that I wanted for my skin and the eye shadow that I desired. As I did this the model on the right hand side of the base skin changes showing the over all look. Next I decided to change other elements of my body from skin shading to eyebrows and freckles and a few unmentionables you will just have to see !

Rather then spoil all the fun take a look at the end result. Rather nice having something very unique.

I chose just for this skin from Amber Skin colour , Charcoal eye shadow, Bouquet lips, Blush No 5 and Dark Brown eyebrow colour.

I am wearing :
Outfit: Aurora dress by Champagne Designs
Shoes: 24’s Wow! No 18 Platinum by 24 Shoo-Shoes
Hair: Antoinette – Biscotti by Hairy Situations
Eyes: Rita Eyes -Blue Green by Curio
Eyelashes: MoulinRouge by Redgrave
Jewelery :Dahlinks Ice Princess Bracelet – Diamond, Stacked silver Bracelet, Necklace and Earrings – Cristallo by Twinkleberry

Happy creating everyone.

TTYL
Keeley~~~~~~~~~~~@

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Wicca’s Wisdom.

November 22, 2009 at 8:51 pm (Shows and events) (, , , , , )

Once upon a time you get an opportunity to do something that you don’t normally do and for me that was attending the session at Fashion Institute where you could talk to the famous Wicca Merlin in an Open Forum with Wicca. The info for the session only said ‘We are delighted to invite you and all of your friends to an open forum with Wicca Merlin. Wicca is a top professional model in SL and here is your chance to come and quiz her on any aspect of modeling.’

I was quite interested in what she would have to say and curious how one of the best in the industry handled the pressure and all the requirements of modeling. It was a great talk and she was a lovely person to be so honest, open and frank. We listened to her talk about her time in the modeling industry and some do’s and don’ts she would suggest. As well as talking about some interesting things that had happened to her during her time so far. She had some very good advice about being unique and to have a unique style and I didn’t realise how much trouble she went to, to keep her face as similar for all pictures as possible – so the brand of Wicca Merlin remains the same. It was interesting also to hear about other areas of modeling and the fashion industry that she was involved with. I think she was promoting as it being very important as a model to be involved in your agency in other capacity. I really was so enthralled by the session and it was lovely to have Shal come along with me to support me in some of my training. He is good he always helps out and I think honestly I am very fortunate to have such a supportive special person in my life :). During the time with Wicca I was fortunate enough to ask a question so I included the information about what I asked and what was said. What a great answer πŸ™‚

[15:48] Wicca Merlin: if you like to ask it is Keeley πŸ˜‰
[15:48] Keeley Cooperstone: I just was interested how do you find the time to fit in all that you do πŸ™‚
[15:48] Sparkie Funizza: lol good question
[15:49] Sakura23 Bleac: lol that is good
[15:49] Wicca Merlin: against all rumors i have an RL ..i have the advantage that iam a musician in RL so i can do my schedule by my own
[15:49] Wicca Merlin: but
[15:49] Wicca Merlin: count the time you have
[15:49] Wicca Merlin: for your self
[15:49] Keeley Cooperstone: πŸ™‚
[15:49] Wicca Merlin: and then think what all you can handle
[15:49] Wicca Merlin: and think about what takes you hwo long
[15:49] Wicca Merlin: for example
[15:50] Wicca Merlin: if you have 4 hours time
[15:50] Wicca Merlin: you can go to the store you model for ..then you can open a small window for example photoshop and edit your pics or write a note cards and you even can pay attention for the incoming customers
[15:51] Keeley Cooperstone: lol yeps im hearing my life right now πŸ˜‰
[15:51] Wicca Merlin: then you can sort your inventory and thinking about what time you else have for another appointment
[15:51] Wicca Merlin: time managing is it
[15:51] Wicca Merlin: get yourself an agenda
[15:51] Wicca Merlin: for SL onΓΆly
[15:51] Wicca Merlin: only
[15:51] Wicca Merlin: get in your important RL times
[15:51] Keeley Cooperstone: multi tasking πŸ™‚
[15:51] Wicca Merlin: and make frames of times in a colored way when you have time to do some
[15:51] Wicca Merlin: write that down and follow that plan
[15:51] prazillo Lemon is Online
[15:51] Keeley Cooperstone: nods
[15:52] Wicca Merlin: never change a running system and first come first serve
[15:52] Noa Daffyd: are there any agenda’s you can use in-world?
[15:52] Wicca Merlin: nop
[15:52] Wicca Merlin: i only have a “ols” paper calendar”
[15:52] Wicca Merlin: that never gets lost
[15:52] Wicca Merlin: or SL eaten
[15:52] Rumour Market: great discipline!!
[15:52] Sakura23 Bleac: lol
[15:52] Veronica Krasner: right I use my cellphone and set it with alarms πŸ™‚ only for SL πŸ™‚
[15:52] Wicca Merlin: or some else
[15:52] Talyia Tarber: google calendar is wonderful. πŸ™‚
[15:52] Anabella Ravinelli: lol
[15:52] Keeley Cooperstone: i use google
[15:52] Keeley Cooperstone: snap
[15:52] Anabella Ravinelli: google is amazing
[15:52] Sakura23 Bleac: *hugz google*
[15:52] Rumour Market: hehehe google fanatics R Us!
[15:52] Anabella Ravinelli: hehe
[15:52] Keeley Cooperstone: lol
[15:52] Lorac Cleanslate: yes I do all threee
[15:52] Lorac Cleanslate: have back ups
[15:52] Anabella Ravinelli: (thanks to Colby and Tal)
[15:52] Wicca Merlin: iam a very “classy ” person and always scared that all what i don’t have in my hand can get lost
[15:53] Keeley Cooperstone: mmh
[15:53] Wicca Merlin: but everyone can set his or her own favourites to use what is the best
[15:53] Keeley Cooperstone: ty wicca

Well I look forward to other sessions like this so that I can learn more about how to be my best from the best – learning is so important to development.

TTYL

Keeley~~~~~~~~~~@

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