Disapointed

Tanaquil playing with shadows 3

Sometimes, you think something will help you a lot, make your work so much easier and when it actualy is there, you open wide eyes with horror, realizing you were so wrong and that actualy, it is not helping at all but maybe even making it more difficult.

Tanaquil playing with shadows 2

That is what SL shadows are for me at the moment. While the atmosphere of the pictures is better, i have to sacrifice quality to enable shadows. So far, i haven’t been able to have them with anti-aliasing on, which gives horrible jagged edges. I had to blur all the lines and edges to make them smoother. And anisotropic filtering is just a big NO if i don’t want my screen to turn all black.

If you have a closer look, you’ll also notice the shadows are pixelated, you can see rows of squares becoming lighter.

Tanaquil 20101016 portrait

It looks good, if you don’t pay attention to details or are looking at it from far away. I guess i need to train and get my hand at it and play with the settings to have better shadows but so far, i am a bit disapointed.

On the contrary and let’s now talk about fashion, i am not disapointed at all by this week’s Project Themeory: Fall Festivale. The clutch and skirt are from Milk Motion while the adorable Happy Find’s owl pendant is simply a must have!

The other day, i’ve read on Grazia Horwitz blog that Janie Marlowe from Mischief was back on the track with a new store: JANE. I’ve found at her shop some very cute pieces of clothing. Here, you can admire the aviator jacket which unfortunately hides a bit an awesome lace babydoll. It is definately a place you want to check for reasonable priced clothing.

Credits:
Skin: LAQ ~ Nellie 01 [Nougat] Glow skin
Eyes: L.Fauna Charm Eyes [Gemini 1]
Hair: [ 69 ] SMINB – Mauve –
Jacket: JANE – aviator jacket.khaki
Babydoll: JANE – warm embrace babydoll.navy
Skirt: (Milk Motion) My short skirt
Leggings: Tee*fy blossom Sunny
Earrings: (Yummy) Floral Dangle
Necklace: ::Happy Finds:: Vintage Owl Necklace
Clutch: (Milk Motion) My clutch bag (gold)
Boots: ::Kookie :: Armarda Long / Rusty Brown
Poses: Diesel Works

Bye bye,
Tana

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Shadows on the Dressing Room Blue

Hello, this is my first attempt at SL Shadows. It didn’t really go the way i wanted but i guess i need to get used to it.

Alice TDR Blue 2

Alice TDR Blue

The jacket i am wearing is the awesome The Dressing Room Blue item from Emery. It is nice to see that many pieces of the collection are matching greatly to make this look. Also from the TDR blue are the belt from Veschi and the capri’s and sweater from Baiastice. Exodi is this time special guest and offers a skin from the last line, Isolde, for only 65 l$ you even get all tones with several options like hair or freckles!

Credits:
Skin: :: Exodi :: Isolde Vivante – 36 (Dk) at The Dressing Room Blue
Shape: ** Dunes ** Sabrina Shape
Eyes: L.Fauna Charm Eyes [Gemini 1]
Eyelashes: :: Exodi :: Eyelashes
Hair: Analog Dog AD – harper mahogany
Jacket: Emery – Jacket Sheena #Tdrb at The Dressing Room Blue.
Capri’s, Blouse and socks: Baiastice_Fall Pull-magenta & Sophisticated Blue-pants at The Dressing Room Blue
Belt: –Veschi– Pashmina Belt belt pelvis light blue
Shoes: [Gos]
Poses: *”*Perfection is Style*”*

Bye bye,
Tana