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Fantasy Faire calendar cover: The Faerie Court - photograph by Ursula Floresby

Fantasy Faire calendar cover: The Faerie Court – photograph by Ursula Floresby

The Fantasy Faire Calendar for 2015 has been released in the real world!

You can now buy your own slice of Fantasy Faire to share with friends and relatives in the real world (and raise money at the same time for Relay for Life of Second Life).

Fantasy Faire calendar January: Hope’s Horizon - photograph by Justen Tyme

Fantasy Faire calendar January: Hope’s Horizon – photograph by Justen Tyme

The calendar is available on lulu.com at www.lulu.com/shop/elizabeth-tinsley/fantasy-faire-2015/calendar/product-21954745.html, and is priced at US$14.99 (UK£12.18 – you’ll have to check other currencies for yourselves!) and, with 3-5 days delivery, really makes the perfect Christmas gift for friends and family.

All profits from sales will go to Relay for Life of Second Life.

The calendar contains twelve beautiful images of fantastic kingdoms, mysterious temples and enchanted forests. It celebrates the Fantasy Faire 2014 with exquisite pictures capture the amazing creativity of the worlds designed for the Faire and keep both the beauty of place and purpose alive in our hearts for the coming year.

Fantasy Faire calendar August: Medhir Woods - photograph by Judith Lefevre

Fantasy Faire calendar August: Medhir Woods – photograph by Judith Lefevre

The pictures were chosen from those entered in the Fantasy Faire Calendar competition, submitted through the Flickr group.

The photographers are:

MONTHS
Cover: Faerie Court – Ursula Floresby
January – Hope’s Horizon – Justen Tyme
February – Asperatus – Alisaundra Andel
March – Palace of Tears – Wildstar Beaumont
April – Mourningvale Thicket – Caitlin Tobias
May – Fairelands Junction – Cayenne Republic
June – Heavenslough – Vylna Daviau
July – Wiggenstead Mooring – Gabrielle Swindlehurst
August – Medhir Woods – Judith Lefevre
September – Faerie Court – Tamarind Silverfall
October – Blackwater Glenn – CharuStar
November – Hope’s Horizon – Beq Janus
December – Sanctum – Pokute Burt

Fantasy Faire calendar October: Blackwater Glenn - photograph by CharuStar

Fantasy Faire calendar October: Blackwater Glenn – photograph by CharuStar

It will also be available inworld shortly on the Marketplace for L$500 – and I believe that there will be a special extra with that – but I will tell you about that when it’s released!

In the meantime, why not stock up on a special real world Christmas present for those you love – and maybe one for yourself too?

Fantasy Faire calendar February: Asperatus - photograph by Alisaundra Andel

Fantasy Faire calendar February: Asperatus – photograph by Alisaundra Andel

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The latest episode of Designing Worlds – our special Thanksgiving celebration – is now on the web.

This year, we’ve invited some of the people with roles to play behind the camera – Aisling Sinclair, our director, Wildstar Beaumont, our photographer, and LaPiscean Liberty, owner of SLArtist and Aview TV, two of the channels that screen Designing Worlds. They will be talking about their many projects and the fun things they have been doing. Aisling hosts the event in her beautiful new home, designed by Pamela Galli of La Galleria – and Pamela also supplied the amazing dining table too!

Thanksgiving Dinner at Aisling's home

Thanksgiving Dinner at Aisling’s home

And we are also joined by Elizabeth Tinsley, the organiser of Fantasy Faire, who has some very exciting news about the Fantasy Faire calendar which – very shortly – you’ll be able to obtain in Second Life – and in real life too – with profits going to support Relay for Life in Second Life. And here is one of the THREE choices of covers that you can have for your calendar!

Fantasy Faire Calendar Cover Heavenslough

Fantasy Faire Calendar Cover Heavenslough

Also this week’s photographs are very special; as fans of the Prim Perfect Jigsaw will already know, rather than sending Wildstar to photograph a location this week, we asked him to choose his favourite photographs from all the years that he has been taking pictures for the show … What has he chosen? You’ll have to watch the show to find out – but here’s a sneak peek!

Coeur Sims - photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

Coeur Sims – photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

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Rescene at Arctic Greenhouse, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

Rescene at Arctic Greenhouse, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

Join us today, Monday 17th November at 2pm SLT on the Designing Worlds studio in Garden of Dreams as we visit Arctic Greenhouse (home of some really stunning plants) to meet its owner, Logan Bauer, and find out all about an amazing Second Life tool he has developed called Rescene.

Logan originally developed Rescene as a result of a hunt game he created, but then he realised that it could be used for tours and games, and, perhaps above all, for film-making. We certainly agreed – Rescene played a crucial part in staging The Blackened Mirror.

Season 2 Episode 1 of The Blackened Mirror

Season 2 Episode 1 of The Blackened Mirror

We’ll be talking to Logan about how Rescene works, and then we’ll be looking at Rescene in work, with the aid of Terra Volitant who was Rescene Director for The Blackened Mirror. There’ll be samples of different projects – including a test run of a mermaid ballet that is a work in progress.

And there’s a very special treat for all Blackened Mirror fans as we preview a Director’s commentary of Episode 1 of Season 2, explaining how we made the show.

Interrogation in Season 2 Episode 1 of The Blackened Mirror

Interrogation in Season 2 Episode 1 of The Blackened Mirror

Join us today – it’s going to be a terrific show!

Or – if you can’t attend in person – tune in to the web at 2pm SLT on Monday for a showing on SLartist or on Treet – or catch it later in the week on our shows page on the Treet.tv web site at http://treet.tv/shows/designingworlds, on the SLArtist.com channel,  the Aview TV Designing Worlds channel – or on the Designing Worlds blog.

Arctic Greenhouse, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

Arctic Greenhouse, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

 

 

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The latest episode of Designing Worlds – our first visit to the Home and Garden Expo – is now on the web.

We talk to Kat Alderson, the organiser of the event, and to some of the designers whose work in featured there, including Robin Sojourner of R(S)W, Tess Spargel of Spargel and Shine, Cara Ametza of Treasured Cove, Cube Republic of The Cube Republic, and eku Zhong and yure4u Sosa of Culprit Furniture.

Home and Garden Expo

Home and Garden Expo, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

You can also see this show at slartist.com and aviewtv.com.

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Home and Expo: Culprit Furniture, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

Home and Garden Expo: Culprit Furniture, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

Join us today, Monday 22nd September at 2pm SLT at the Designing Worlds studio in Garden of Dreams as we pay the first of two visits to the amazing Home and Garden Expo!

We’ll be talking to Kat Alderson, the organiser of the event, and to some of the designers whose work in featured there, including Robin Sojourner of R(S)W, Tess Spargel of Spargel and Shine, Cara Ametza of Treasured Cove, Cube Republic of The Cube Republic, and eku Zhong and yure4u Sosa of Culprit Furniture.

Home and Expo: Spargel and Shine, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

Home and Garden Expo: Spargel and Shine, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

And there will, of course, be wonderful photographs of the Expo from Wildstar Beaumont.

But perhaps the best news of all is that the Expo is still open, and will be till September 28th, so you will be able to visit it for yourselves (see http://primperfect.net/2014/09/16/the-home-and-garden-expo-is-open for how to get there!).

This is a show that fans of design in Second life really won’t want to miss!

Home and Expo: R(S)W, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

Home and Garden Expo: R(S)W, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

Or – if you can’t attend in person – tune in to the web at 2pm SLT on Monday for a showing on SLartist or on Treet – or catch it later in the week on our shows page on the Treet.tv web site at http://treet.tv/shows/designingworlds, on the SLArtist.com channel,  the Aview TV Designing Worlds channel – or on the Designing Worlds blog.

There's a whole range of activities at the Home and Garden Expo! Photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

There’s a whole range of activities at the Home and Garden Expo! Photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

 

 

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The latest episode of Designing Worlds – visit the wonderful new home that Froukje Hoorenbeek has created for Dutchie – is now on the web.

It’s a magnificent build that has been two years in the making.  Froukje has released various pieces and sets over the last two years that were created for the house – and many have found their way into homes across the grid. But now, for the first time, all that creativity is drawn together in one magnificent home – and Designing Worlds was given the opportunity to explore it.

Froukje Hoorenbeek's Home - the living room, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Froukje Hoorenbeek’s Home – the living room, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

And as we explore it, we talk to Froukje about how she designs and creates, and the role that her life in the Netherlands plays in her creations.

You’ll be able to see this magnificent house for yourselves at the Home and Garden Expo.

Froukje Hoorenbeek's Home, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Froukje Hoorenbeek’s Home, photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

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The latest episode of Designing Worlds – where we look back at the stunning builds that we saw at the Relay for Life of Second Life weekend at the end of July – is now on the web.

Sadly, we only had time to visit a few of the great builds, and talk to a small number of the talented creators behind them – we just wish we could have shown everything. Thankfully, our wonderful photographer Wildstar Beaumont was on hand to ensure that we have many more on our slide show!

Enlightment - Designer Sim created by Lemondrop Serendipity and photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

Enlightment – Designer Sim created by Lemondrop Serendipity and photographed by Wildstar Beaumont

You can also see this show at slartist.com and aviewtv.com

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