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When I first went "mesh" with my main, Scylla, about a year and a half ago, I think I had the conception that it should be possible to achieve a "look" that was recognizably like my old system avatar, but better -- more "realistic." I think a lot of us went into, or go into, mesh heads for the first time with that intention, because we become attached to how we look: it's part of our identity. A few people here have done that very well, most notably, I think, @GoSpeed Racer.

I wasn't able to achieve that very exactly with Scylla, for a number of reasons, but I think I've managed it nearly as well as possible with Laskya, who's now wearing the Catwa Freya. I think this is what I had in mind by "the same, but better." It's by no means an exact replication, but it seems to me pretty darn close: she looks, to me, recognizably "the same person."

So, here's a side-by-side comparison. For the purposes of the pic, I'm wearing the same (old) sculptie/flexie hair, and the same outfit. My apologies for the quality of the image: I don't seem to have kept many pics of Laskya, and this one has been grabbed off my old blog.

ETA: I think I look older here. Which is entirely appropriate!

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You may now applaud.

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4 minutes ago, LaskyaClaren said:

You may now applaud.

Well, personally, *I* think you did an absolutely brilliant job.

/me applauds

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1 hour ago, SunnySunnyson said:

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SciFi-y, cute, and an amazing pose! ❤️👍

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On 5/17/2020 at 5:34 AM, Marigold Devin said:

By some strange coincidence, the track "Almost cut my hair" by Crosby, Stills and Nash just came on the radio! Just adds to the atmos of your lovely photo.

How's that for synchronicity? : D That's a song I haven't heard in a while. Great tune.

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1 hour ago, Olivenrot said:

Kinda new here and thought I might share

Looking forward to your contributions in the ' How are you feeling today ? "  - thread.

 

 

( I'm such an ***** ..)

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Yesterday was a day of contrast. There was the joy and thrill of participating in Bay City's 12th Anniversary. So much fun!

Then there was a change to my Second Life which didn't hurt much at first, but as the hours ticked by the sense of pain and loss grew. It's a brand new week, a new day, but I am starting at the bottom. The only way is up, right?

**Blue Monday**

 

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On 5/17/2020 at 2:25 AM, CarolinaSchoen said:

Fabulous, I love it 🥰😍

Thanks. I try to go for Fabulous whenever possible 😉

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Something different. Slightly post processed, to add more contrast and vignette.

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This is the original raw snapshot.
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@Manu Mysterious Is that Gazelle from Zootopia?  😂

 

55 minutes ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

Georgic 6

(Or, who's been eating my corn!)

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Love this!!  Your Georgic series never fails to entertain. 🙂 

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10 minutes ago, Eva Knoller said:

Love this!!  Your Georgic series never fails to entertain. 🙂 

Thanks Eva!

I'm going to miss my little farm when I have to tear it down. (I'm planning maybe 2 or 3 more shots in the series.)

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On 5/17/2020 at 9:51 PM, LaskyaClaren said:

ETA: @Skell Dagger, I got some help figuring out why my eye HUD wasn't working from two of your colleagues, Kittia and Mejer (I think were their names?). Both were really sweet and helpful! You work with some nice people!

Thank you for the lovely feedback. I've passed that on to them both :)

21 hours ago, Maitimo said:

The colours and vibrancy in both of these are absolutely stunning.

Thank you!

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New portrait. I think this will be my new profile pic.

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