Spilling JueL Tones

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Fancy being embraced by warm colours? Would you like to wander around in someone’s mind? Then LEA4 is the sim to be! Until the end of February 2017 you will be able to roam in Suzen JueL’s world.  Inspired by her music she has designed this world where the environment fits perfectly with the  colourful paintings and little characters she has created. The experience was even more enhanced for me when she told me how one of her songs particularly inspired the build and I started listening to it while roaming around. (“Caravan“). Highly recommendable!

The bubble at the entry point is a wonderful way to float around, especially as builds and art are high up as well as on ground level.

Well worth spending a bit of your inworld time at this place. Or even to sit down at one of the many cosy spots around and just take it all in, relax and enjoy the warmth.

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Caravan

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Suzen JueL’s Marketplace (where you can buy the art of the installation)

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For a longer post about this installation, with an interview and lovely pictures by my talented Friend Owl Dragonash, click here: Through Owl’s Eyes

Shadows of a Dream at Nitroglobus Hall

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What a treat this was! Since  we met at my own gallery some time ago, Sheldon and I have been going back and forth with updates on our latest expositions. When he invited me to have a look at  Angelika’s and his work at Nitroglobus Hall I was in for a pleasant surprise. Such a wonderful gallery!

The Black and white interior, the mirroring effect in combination with the animated floor, is something you really need to experience for yourself! Dido Haas is the owner of the gallery and her friend Nitro was the genius who came up with this idea for a gallery. Brilliant indeed.

The exposition Shadows of a Dream consists of works from SheldonBR and Angelika Corral. They always do shows together and it’s a wonderful mix of works to look at.

Though their subject matter,  the human (often female) body, and love for Monochrome is a joint factor, their tools are different.

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Sheldon works with charcoal, pastel and conté, drawing beautiful shapes of female bodies, with gestures and motion. His drawings of the sensuality of  a female back are a joy to look at.

Angelika works with digital tools, photographing in SL and using her own poses to translate her moods and ideas into images. It is hard to see whether her pictures  are pixels of pixelated people, or pixels of real life ones. Her skills of use of light are something to aspire to! She has a flickr page: Angelikacorralsl.

Both artists, besides having subjects and monochrome in common, also seem to share an attraction for sensuality and melancholy in their works. Shadows of a Dream is a fitting title indeed.

This exposition (Feb/March 2016) as well as the Nitroglobus Hall itself are very much worth a visit!

 

Silas Merlin, Pastel Portraits

During my roamings I came across a small gallery which currently exhibits works from  Silas Merlin. An RL artist from France with an inworld avatar as well.

I was blown away! His pastel portraits draw you in, the detail and lighting are incredible. Most definitely worth a look!

You can find it inworld here:

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and his RL website is here:

http://lesaint.fr/

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The girl is my personal favourite!

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