Character design for The Defenders Chronicles: The Spectral Wolf

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The Defenders is a collaborative open transmedia storytelling developed in many blogs, Flickr and Second Life, mostly by photography, and open to anyone that want to get involved into create fantasy action.

Here you have The Spectral Wolf, one of the characters and part of my contribution to this tale. It was designed for a photo-performance in our Alegria’s Bay (ALEGRIA Studio’s virtual parcel) having in mind the mesh land impact, the parcel prim limitation and lag impact, all them limitations of Second Life virtual world.

Designed, modeled, textured and set in wold by myself using Blender, ZBrush, Photoshop and Second Life’s Editor.

Filmed in Alegria’s Bay, Pegasoi sim, Second Life.

Read more here!
https://alegriastudio3d.wordpress.com/the-defenders-adventures/

Song “Dark City”, music by Jason Shaw@audionautix.com
http://audionautix.com/

The Defenders Chronicles - The Spectral Wolf

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Relaying against cancer with a Rusted Heart at the Fantasy Faire 2015 in Second Life

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Last week started the Fantasy Faire in Second Life, the most big an amazing event related to fantasy organized by Relay for Life to collect funds for the American Cancer Society, where a lot of designers and artists among others collaborate to this cause donating items to help to rise funds.

You will find me there participating with ALEGRIA Studio as fantasy designer at Aurora Sim and since a day ago also as artist at Ichi-go Ichi-e Sim, with a second little art scene to present my Rusted Heart Avatar, from my installation Love is a Battlefield, and some pictures from this and my other installations Tears in Rain and Comic Girl:

100% of the sales of these items will be donated to the American Cancer Society, so please visit in world and buy a lot!!! 😉

Taxi: Noke Yuitza art scene and gallery in Fantasy Faire 2015

Taxi: ALEGRIA Studio art scene and store in Fantasy Faire 2015

[DREAM] LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD – AVATAR RUSTED HEART

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Avatar “Rusted Heart” (by Noke Yuitza; photocredit Alpha Auer)

This avatar is the Rusted Heart, one of the characters in “Love is a Battlefield”, my surreal cyberpunk art installation for The Museo del Metaverso (in Craft Virtual World). These damaged hearts in battle are taken by Drones Collectors under the watch of the Great Collector. But, why is it collecting rusted hearts?

The Rusted Heart Avatar is an exclusive item for Fantasy Fair 2015 that you only will be able to get in the Auction. You can wear it as avatar or use it as decoration for your place. 100% of the sale of this item will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Watch a preview of Love is a Battlefield from min. 3:07 to 3:34:

Why I Relay?

My grandma passed away at the beginning of this year due lung cancer. She had it for years, but It was too late when doctors visit her. She was not a smoker, as her sister, that also died due lung cancer a year before. She was born into difficult times and suffer the Spanish civil war. She was of the type of never complain due pain. And she was my family pillar.

I was raised by her. I came to life with her 2 years ago, when we knew she had cancer. We born same day, same month, but in a different era.

In my first incursions with science communication using Second Life, I had the pleasure to organize some debates and lectures about cancer, from a research and social point of view. I’ve never forget the words of the patient that came to talk about her experience, about how is to live with cancer and about the importance for patients to be treated with normality.

One never think how important is until it touch one… but I believe in people’s power to change things and turn them into wonders. Just taking action. We are not as alone as we think 😉

I guess this is why I relay.

I want “to see an end to the heartache this devastating disease cause”, as Duchess Flux says.

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In ALEGRIA Studio

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The ALEGRIA Studio is a recently formed studio in Second Life by a group of professionals in the field of New Media Art and Communication, dedicated to the production and design of cultural and educative projects in virtual environments. Although this is going to be the first project of the studio in a metaverse platform, all members have an extended experience in the world of the arts in real and virtual worlds.

Springs blossom into a brand new project: The ALEGRIA Studio.

And we have started to work into what will be our first project: Theater Night’s Dream. You can see in world a preview of it in Art in Hats 2014, where we participate with the hats of some of our main characters, and the Art Game installation The Sea of Cubic Dreams in LEA25 from summer to the end of 2014.