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21 hours ago, Peony Swee*****er said:

I've really enjoyed some of the expressions that come with the Genus head...if I had more time for taking pictures I'd try to capture that perfect moment in an animation.

Yes, they're quite subtle and well done. So subtle, in fact, that I have no idea what the represented "moods" are supposed to be . . . I just run one by default. It's much superior to the Vista Bento animations I had been using.

21 hours ago, Peony Swee*****er said:

In terms of looking a little older, I reckon you could probably manage it with the Genus classic...or at least try before jumping in the deep end of a new head investment. Little changes to a shape - a slight droop to an eye or brow, adjusting a chin line, taking some fullness out of lips and cheeks - combined with a wrinkle layer or even a new skin can work wonders for adding a bit of maturity to an avatar. Even makeup changes the perception of age...it kinda gets addictive working the subtle adjustments.

Yes, I've played with some of these things -- bags under the eyes, for instance, help a bit. I've tried the "wrinkle" option on the Genus HUD as well . . . it's much too strong for what I'm looking for, though. Some subtle laugh lines, creases at the corner of the eyes . . . that's more what I'm looking for. I should probably do a marketplace search for appliers: I'm sure someone must make these for Genus or Omega.

The two things that I've discovered make a big difference are (unsurprisingly) hair and, as you say, makeup. Especially makeup, actually, which is a bit unfortunate, as I'm mostly a minimalist with regards to eye shadow, lipstick, and blush. I prefer a light-to-medium bit of cat's eye, and a low-intensity nude lipstick. But you can really see the difference makeup makes in a side-by-side of these two recent pics. (Although probably the processing is somewhat of a factor there too.)

ETA: It appears from the MP that someone with the unlikely name "Peony Sweet-water" (clearly some kind of pseudonym!) actually makes and sells applier of just this type! As does Izzie's (which I think I once demoed, a long while ago). Time to do some demo testing, I guess!

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..."Look around, and find the most beautiful and amazing places".... Hmm, lost again I guess

 

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Haven't been able to find the Doux Pink so far. I need a tied back plait for Ellie's Lara Croft outfit.

I'm away with family just now so limited to my phone. However, it's allowed me to grab some MP time and I have some new superhero outfits..... so consider that a warning.......when I get back to a modem I'll be dressing all the Newells for some pics....... :)

 

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1 hour ago, BelindaN said:

Haven't been able to find the Doux Pink so far. I need a tied back plait for Ellie's Lara Croft outfit.

I'm away with family just now so limited to my phone. However, it's allowed me to grab some MP time and I have some new superhero outfits..... so consider that a warning.......when I get back to a modem I'll be dressing all the Newells for some pics....... :)

 

don't worry, I think the round of Equal10, where Pink was available, has just ended, so maybe soon you can find it in store (in couple of days - I noticed they sell hair from other events with some delay)

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9 hours ago, Saravendi said:

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Come on, sing along:

»She’s got the whoooole world, in her hands, she’s got the whoole world, in her hands ... « 

LOL - suddenly got reminded of my days in the girls scouts 🤣🤓😂

I did get a good tan from my days in Miami though, and Sara somehow always make be better looking that I really am!

 

 

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16 minutes ago, MiakisTheUsagi said:

The reason she wears an eyepatch

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bunny boxing went wrong? 

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4 hours ago, BelindaN said:

Haven't been able to find the Doux Pink so far. I need a tied back plait for Ellie's Lara Croft outfit.

Guess you know where you find it now :D

Just remember to be a good Lara, or otherwise I find you :P

(I choose my avatar name Angelina after I saw the first Tomb Rider-movie, one of the first movies I saw with a badass girl hero, and I wanted to be one too :D)

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7 hours ago, BelindaN said:

Haven't been able to find the Doux Pink so far. I need a tied back plait for Ellie's Lara Croft outfit.

I'm away with family just now so limited to my phone. However, it's allowed me to grab some MP time and I have some new superhero outfits..... so consider that a warning.......when I get back to a modem I'll be dressing all the Newells for some pics....... :)

 

It's still out at Equal 10, he moved it to the side to "past releases".

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9 hours ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

Yes, I've played with some of these things -- bags under the eyes, for instance, help a bit. I've tried the "wrinkle" option on the Genus HUD as well . . . it's much too strong for what I'm looking for, though. Some subtle laugh lines, creases at the corner of the eyes . . . that's more what I'm looking for. I should probably do a marketplace search for appliers: I'm sure someone must make these for Genus or Omega

Session skins has age options on the newer ones. I'm not online now, but I think I have the option for 20, 30 and 40 years on the applier hud. Slight/more wrinkles were the difference. Might be worth to check that out. Can do a pic tomorrow (1am here, going to bed!)

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On 6/10/2019 at 4:57 PM, BelindaN said:

Haven't been able to find the Doux Pink so far. I need a tied back plait for Ellie's Lara Croft outfit.

I'm away with family just now so limited to my phone. However, it's allowed me to grab some MP time and I have some new superhero outfits..... so consider that a warning.......when I get back to a modem I'll be dressing all the Newells for some pics....... :)

 

Exile have one, I own it and it's called Iron Maiden! :) @BelindaN

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56 minutes ago, Zeta Vandyke said:

Session skins has age options on the newer ones. I'm not online now, but I think I have the option for 20, 30 and 40 years on the applier hud. Slight/more wrinkles were the difference. Might be worth to check that out. Can do a pic tomorrow (1am here, going to bed!)

Thanks, Zeta. I'd love to see a pic!

Session make great looking skins, although the complexity of changing over everything (head, body, hands) from The Skinnery to Session is a bit daunting. Also, I'm not seeing Genus or Omega appliers on their MP page. Maybe I need to visit the in-world store.

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"Me? IN that fountain? I'm NOT Swedish, and it is NOT THAT fountain - There is more than one fountain in Rome, you know that, RIGHT? And YES, we are in Rome, we are NOT in Spain -  just because the...  AHHH, forget it!!!"

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15 minutes ago, Angelina String said:

"Me? IN that fountain? I'm NOT Swedish, and it is NOT THAT fountain - There is more than one fountain in Rome, you know that, RIGHT? And YES, we are in Rome, we are NOT in Spain -  just because the...  AHHH, forget it!!!"

   So you don't like chocolate?!

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5 minutes ago, Orwar said:

   So you don't like chocolate?!

I like most things sweet, life included - but not to get my expensive dress wet 😎

 

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Posted (edited)

comtemplating the art

 

 

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