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Dreams, philosophy, hopes and fears -- it is surprising to find the answers to questions we never thought to ask revealed in film -- trapped like flies in amber.

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  • 11:19 Double Doors and the Mirror Modifier

    Double Doors and the Mirror Modifier

    by ChicAeon Added 77 Views / Likes

    Double Doors and the Mirror Modifier Finishing up the shotgun house, we make some double doors and learn a few tricks along the way. Ambient Occlusion, Mirror Modifier, Separating meshes, making a new edge, joining meshes.

  • 09:12 House Physics for Second Life - Blender

    House Physics for Second Life - Blender

    by ChicAeon Added 88 Views / Likes

    House Physics for Second Life - Blender A look at how to get through that &%#@ door --- or better known as "you need to make a physics model, Dude!". Also a few other tips along the way.

  • 05:23 Simple Table - Part 2 - Using Normal Maps for Displacement in Cycles

    Simple Table - Part 2 - Using Normal Maps for Displacement in Cycles

    by ChicAeon Added 77 Views / Likes

    Simple Table - Part 2 - Using Normal Maps for Displacement in Cycles Using normal maps made in other other programs as a way to add displacement in a Blender node pattern. Also info on RGB Curves used to adjust color in a node pattern. We continue on fini

  • 09:34 Simple Table - Blender Tutorial

    Simple Table - Blender Tutorial

    by chicaeon Added 69 Views / Likes

    Simple Table - Blender Tutorial Loop slides, extruding edges, merging vertices and project from view mapping are covered in Part one of this project.

  • 06:57 LODs - An Explaination

    LODs - An Explaination

    by ChicAeon Added 73 Views / Likes

    LODs - An Explaination Continuing on with our Blender tutorials, this video explains Level of Detail in Second Life and how important testing and consideration of use is when uploading mesh into a game.

  • 01:36 Whispering Sands

    Whispering Sands

    by ChicAeon Added 86 Views / Likes

    Whispering Sands Featuring a gorgeous new outfit from !dM deviousMind @ The Fantasy Gacha CarnivalMusic credits: Title: Easier to Fade (feat. Madi Larson)Author: A HimitsuSource: https://soundcloud.com/a-himitsu/easier-to-fade-feat-madi-larsonLicense: htt

  • 09:39 Displacement and Shine Part 2

    Displacement and Shine Part 2

    by ChicAeon Added 117 Views / Likes

    Displacement and Shine Part 2 Using our pot from Part 1 we learn how to adjust the nodes to give different looks to our textures.

  • 16:10 Displacement - Shine  Part 1

    Displacement - Shine Part 1

    by ChicAeon Added 105 Views / Likes

    Displacement - Shine Part 1 We make a simple planter and learn how to use texture mapping to "tile" our textures. This is Part 1 which we continue with tips on how to adjust our nodes to give different looks from the same texture.

  • 02:47 Who Am I?  A video blog - April 2017

    Who Am I? A video blog - April 2017

    by ChicAeon Added 94 Views / Likes

    Who Am I? A video blog - April 2017 G+ My first (and maybe ever) video blog in answer to a Strawberry Singh blogger challenge. It was a fun day.

  • 10:33 Photo Frame Tutorial Part 4 -  Baking and Uploading

    Photo Frame Tutorial Part 4 - Baking and Uploading

    by chicaeon Added 106 Views / Likes

    Photo Frame Tutorial Part 4 - Baking and Uploading This video covers baking to our texture plane and uploading inworld.

  • 09:00 Photo Frame Tutorial Part 3 - Lighting and Baking Set Up

    Photo Frame Tutorial Part 3 - Lighting and Baking Set Up

    by chicaeon Added 140 Views / Likes

    Photo Frame Tutorial Part 3 - Lighting and Baking Set Up We cover making a texture to bake to, lighting and why we need it and adjusting your render preview settings.

  • 08:51 Photo Frame Tutorial Part 2

    Photo Frame Tutorial Part 2

    by chicaeon Added 99 Views / Likes

    Photo Frame Tutorial Part 2 Marking seams, unwrapping, rotating and rearranging mapped pieces. Setting up our first node set. Ambient Occlusion. Keyboard shortcuts.

  • 06:07 Blender Mapping Basics - Prep and Review

    Blender Mapping Basics - Prep and Review

    by chicaeon Added 117 Views / Likes

    Blender Mapping Basics - Prep and Review An overview of moving pieces around in the UVImageArea window. This is in preparation for mapping our photo frame and as a source of review for later down the road. Keystrokes are mentioned both in audio and as tex

  • 04:27 Photo Frame Tutorial Part 1

    Photo Frame Tutorial Part 1

    by chicaeon Added 117 Views / Likes

    Photo Frame Tutorial Part 1 Making a simple photo frame we learn about marking seams for mapping and arranging areas on the UV mapping plane.

  • 05:09 Lesson 1 Crate Part 3 Mapping and Materials

    Lesson 1 Crate Part 3 Mapping and Materials

    by chicaeon Added 98 Views / Likes

    Lesson 1 Crate Part 3 Mapping and Materials A slow and friendly guide for making game asset mesh for Second Life and Opensim using the Cycles Rendering engine. This is the first lesson where we make and upload a variety of crates (OK they are really just

  • 08:13 Lesson 1 Crate Part 2 Uploading and Unwrapping

    Lesson 1 Crate Part 2 Uploading and Unwrapping

    by chicaeon Added 100 Views / Likes

    Lesson 1 Crate Part 2 Uploading and Unwrapping A slow and friendly guide for making game asset mesh for Second Life and Opensim using the Cycles Rendering engine. This is the first lesson where we make and upload a variety of crates (OK they are really ju

  • 06:06 Blender Tutorials Intro and Crates 1

    Blender Tutorials Intro and Crates 1

    by ChicAeon Added 153 Views / Likes

    Blender Tutorials Intro and Crates 1 Project One - Making a crate. OK, we are really just getting a cube inworld that will take a texture. Small steps, then onward.

  • 01:10 Draftsman jan

    Draftsman jan

    by ChicAeon Added 105 Views / Likes

    Draftsman jan DRAFTSMAN - A Second Life Architecture Event - January

  • 01:26 Lost Girl Found

    Lost Girl Found

    by ChicAeon Added 135 Views / Likes

    Lost Girl Found A short glimpse of the new mesh subway in the new city. It's been five years since the first subway appeared -- made for an art installation on a Linden Endowment for the Arts mini-plot. The city and the subway have been the set for many f

  • 01:26 SL13B - Second Life's Thirteenth Birthday Celebration

    SL13B - Second Life's Thirteenth Birthday Celebration

    by ChicAeon Added 195 Views / Likes

    SL13B - Second Life's Thirteenth Birthday Celebration A behind the scenes look at the beginning builds for "The Shared Adventure".Music purchased for multimedia use long ago and far away in another "lifetime". WEB: Keep up to date with the official websit

  • 05:12 Shadows - A Fantasy Faire Story

    Shadows - A Fantasy Faire Story

    by ChicAeon Added 216 Views / Likes

    Shadows - A Fantasy Faire Story Music Dj Rostej - Nebula (2013) used under the creative commons license and downloaded from JAMENDO ( https://www.jamendo.com/track/1062594/dj-rostej-nebula ) G+Filmed at the Fairylands of Fantasy Faire 2016.

  • 04:30 Folding Time

    Folding Time

    by chicaeon Added 336 Views / Likes

    Folding Time Music by Dj Rostej - UNCHARTERED - gratefully used under the creative commons license can be downloaded for personal use from JAMENDO here: https://www.jamendo.com/en/track/1062597/dj-rostej-uncharted Pursue Impossible -- a story within a sto

  • 09:56 PIFB Lesson 10 - First Home Part Two

    PIFB Lesson 10 - First Home Part Two

    by ChicAeon Added 404 Views / Likes

    PIFB Lesson 10 - First Home Part Two G+ We finish up our first home project by adding an entrance with double doors, a roof and an optional interior wall. Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/

  • 06:32 Lesson 10 - First Home Part One

    Lesson 10 - First Home Part One

    by ChicAeon Added 535 Views / Likes

    Lesson 10 - First Home Part One G+ We finish up our building tutorial series by building a fairly complex home. This is part one of two. Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/

  • 08:44 PIFB Lesson 9 - Simple Shop

    PIFB Lesson 9 - Simple Shop

    by ChicAeon Added 302 Views / Likes

    PIFB Lesson 9 - Simple Shop G+ In this class we build a simply shop suitable for selling or giving away all those great things you are going to make. Some handy texturing tips make it into this lesson and we use path cut to make our door opening. Machini

  • 05:34 PIFB  Lesson 8 - Pergola - Seating - Bolster

    PIFB Lesson 8 - Pergola - Seating - Bolster

    by ChicAeon Added 1,184 Views / Likes

    PIFB Lesson 8 - Pergola - Seating - Bolster G+ An up close look at the pergola and seating area with tips on fine tuning your build. We also make a bolster and learn about path cut. Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/

  • 05:02 Escape to Tomorrow

    Escape to Tomorrow

    by ChicAeon Added 311 Views / Likes

    Escape to Tomorrow G+ My first feature film completed totally in Opensim. Special thanks to Shin Ingen for sharing the adventure. Music: Saturday by Josh Woodward (cc) You can download Saturday by Josh Woodward for free personal listening and creative co

  • 07:39 PIFB Lesson 7 - Pathlights and Flexi Plants

    PIFB Lesson 7 - Pathlights and Flexi Plants

    by ChicAeon Added 336 Views / Likes

    PIFB Lesson 7 - Pathlights and Flexi Plants G+ In this lesson we learn about the easy to use SL lighting feature as well as flexi prims and the wind function. Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/

  • 07:24 Hypergrid Traveling

    Hypergrid Traveling

    by ChicAeon Added 1,043 Views / Likes

    Hypergrid Traveling G+ Tips and tricks for traveling the Opensim hypergrid. Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/

  • 07:19 PIFB Lesson 6 - Hassock

    PIFB Lesson 6 - Hassock

    by ChicAeon Added 359 Views / Likes

    PIFB Lesson 6 - Hassock G+ Somewhat of a review, new areas covered include careful alignment and adding an animation. This same method can be used to make many types of stools; simply change the sizes and ratios of the prims. Machinima Open Studio Projec

  • 10:11 PIFB Lesson 5 - Lamp

    PIFB Lesson 5 - Lamp

    by ChicAeon Added 349 Views / Likes

    PIFB Lesson 5 - Lamp G+ In this lesson we make two lamps, a simple one and a more classy model that uses prim torture. A different building method is explored and scripts are added to make the lamps turn on and off. Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) h

  • 02:48 Machinima - Angles

    Machinima - Angles

    by ChicAeon Added 372 Views / Likes

    Machinima - Angles G+ Some thoughts on filming angles. A little philosophy, a few examples and some chatting -- well of course there is chatting! Filmed on the Country Road at the Machinima Open Studio Project, Second Life Machinima Open Studio Project (

  • 01:35 Running From Myself

    Running From Myself

    by ChicAeon Added 173 Views / Likes

    Running From Myself G+ An experiment in motion without motion using editing to create the feeling of movement. The only actual clips with filmed camera action are a few of the landscape panoramas. So a fun exercise if not exactly "art" :D. Eventually I w

  • 09:32 PIFB - Lesson 4 - Plant with Stand

    PIFB - Lesson 4 - Plant with Stand

    by ChicAeon Added 308 Views / Likes

    PIFB - Lesson 4 - Plant with Stand G+ In this lesson we remake our table into a plant stand adding a planter with dirt and plant. New territory covered includes sculpt maps, bump mapping and the trickier way to texture a transparent prim. Machinima Open

  • 04:11 Lost in the City: Reprise

    Lost in the City: Reprise

    by ChicAeon Added 325 Views / Likes

    Lost in the City: Reprise G+ Filmed in OpenSim and Second life, Lost in the City: Reprise brings new characters to a story told once before. Music by Amy Sayer - Siren Song (cc). Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/

  • 08:31 PIFB - Lesson 3 - Table

    PIFB - Lesson 3 - Table

    by ChicAeon Added 369 Views / Likes

    PIFB - Lesson 3 - Table G+ In Lesson 3 we build a simple table and learn about the hollow tool, the eyedropper, specular shine and how to edit linked parts. This tutorial goes a bit faster and of course builds on what has been shown before. Pause the vid

  • 02:48 Windlight - Shadows

    Windlight - Shadows

    by ChicAeon Added 977 Views / Likes

    Windlight - Shadows G+ How to set both your viewer and your Windlight settings to show shadows. Info on ambient occlusion and shadow clarity. Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/ "Windlight is a registered trademark of Li

  • 05:13 Windlight - Making Skies

    Windlight - Making Skies

    by ChicAeon Added 623 Views / Likes

    Windlight - Making Skies G+ Working with Windlight - Making Skies covers how to make a new sky using the color choices and sliders and save it for later use. This system will work with any sky you have on your screen. So if you find a readymade sky that

  • 03:27 Windlight - Getting Started

    Windlight - Getting Started

    by ChicAeon Added 901 Views / Likes

    Windlight - Getting Started G+ First steps in understanding how to change your Windlight skies and see the world as YOU choose. Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/ "Windlight is a registered trademark of Linden Research,

  • 06:52 PIFB - Lesson 2 - Frames Part 2

    PIFB - Lesson 2 - Frames Part 2

    by ChicAeon Added 346 Views / Likes

    PIFB - Lesson 2 - Frames Part 2 G+ The second part of the Frames lessons shows how to turn the previously made square frame into a rectangular one and add a shadow prim behind the painting. More information on adjusting textures and tapers is also includ

  • 07:32 PIFB - Lesson 2 - Frames Part 1

    PIFB - Lesson 2 - Frames Part 1

    by ChicAeon Added 339 Views / Likes

    The Tutorial Chic G+ This lesson covers rotation, adjusting textures and the taper option. Photo and picture frames part one covers a simple square frame. Rotating, adjusting textures, using select face, taper function.Note: if you want to change all FOU

  • 03:31 Psuedologos

    Psuedologos

    by ChicAeon Added 310 Views / Likes

    Psuedologos - the Greek god of deception. Special thanks to the artists whose work appears in this film. Music by Pictures; Bionic (cc)

  • 07:55 PIFB - Lesson 1 - Crates

    PIFB - Lesson 1 - Crates

    by ChicAeon Added 493 Views / Likes

    The Tutorial Chic G+ The VERY first lesson needed for building in OpenSim or Second Life. Topics covered are the build menu, stretching, moving, texturing, tinting and saving . Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/

  • 02:58 Pay It Forward Building School - An Intro to the project

    Pay It Forward Building School - An Intro to the project

    by ChicAeon Added 779 Views / Likes

    The Tutorial Chic G+An introduction to the building tutorial designed by Chic Aeon for OpenSim / Hypergrid. Machinima Open Studio Project (MOSP) http://machinimasl.blogspot.com/

  • 03:14 Machinima Open Studio Project 2015

    Machinima Open Studio Project 2015

    by ChicAeon Added 400 Views / Likes

    On Demand Over fifty sets and locations for your filming pleasure. 20 minute rez time. LEA7

  • 01:57 Satin Sheets

    Satin Sheets

    by ChicAeon Added 207 Views / Likes

    On Demand Music: Pebbles & Weed by Tracing Arcs used under the creative commons license The Story There isn't a film without a story -- well most times anyway. Pretty pictures can only go so far. As with all art, part of the process is telling YOUR s

  • 01:52 Elusive

    Elusive

    by ChicAeon Added 198 Views / Likes

    On Demand Music by mindthings, Shared Loneliness, downloaded from JAMENDO and used under the creative commons license.Filmed in Second Life at "The Looking Glass". Teleport: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Horizon%20Dream/18/22/26 Sim Owner Marcus I

  • 02:01 ShapeShifter

    ShapeShifter

    by chicaeon Added 634 Views / Likes

    On Demand Music by Kromproom, "information are transmitted inrotrance" (CC). Downloaded from Jamendo and used under the creative commons license that attends the video. https://www.jamendo.com/en/track/466698/information-are-transmitted-inrotrance Filmed

  • 01:35 Cycles

    Cycles

    by chicaeon Added 334 Views / Likes

    On Demand A short look at my new sim on The Great Canadian Grid -- mostly for my friends who are wondering what's going on there. Music by Stranger's Moments - Come with Me Intro Melancholy.

  • 01:03 Private Dancer - NPC

    Private Dancer - NPC

    by chicaeon Added 259 Views / Likes

    On Demand A super quick but fun video showing my homework for an afternoon class. Not an avatar, a scripted agent. Imagine the filming possibilities. Filmed on Open Sim in Parkville, the Great Canadian Grid. Music purchased in another lifetime for multime

  • 04:30 Chic Aeon (Corvallis, Oregon, USA) - The Ghost in the Machine

    Chic Aeon (Corvallis, Oregon, USA) - The Ghost in the Machine

    by ChicAeon Added 388 Views / Likes

    Chic Aeon (Corvallis, Oregon, USA) - The Ghost in the Machine Music: Stranger's Moments "the vastness of the cosmos" downloaded from JAMENDO and used under the creative commons license.Made for the University of Western Australia's MachinimUWA VII: 'Trans

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