Steampunk Revolution

Eclipse Magazine, June 2020: https://issuu.com/eclipsemagazinesl/docs/eclipse_magazine_june_2020

TUNES

We’ve got a steampunk revolution
We’re tired of all your so-called evolution
We’ve darted back to 1886
Don’t ask us why; that’s how we get our kicks

Our underworld isn’t filled with fear
Just brass and copper, leather scrap, and rusty gear
You can keep your hip-hop techno-pop-rock schleppin-dub
I’m on my way to a coal-powered underground vintage pub

Your subculture shops at the mall
We build ours with blowtorch, needle, thread, and leather awl
With our antique clock parts we’ve taken all arts, fine art to fashion
And now we’re spreading worldwide to circle the globe with a furious passion

We’ve got a steampunk revolution
We’re tired of all your so-called evolution
We’ve darted back to 1886
Don’t ask us why; that’s how we get our kicks

[Abney Park]

Clothing

Collar: Insommnia Angel – “Gear Collar” (Maitreya)

Dress: Violent Seduction – “Cosette” (Maitreya)

Tights: Izzie’s – “Tights Dark Beige” (BoM)

Accessories

Hat: *:..Silvery K…:* – SteamDiva Hat”

Glasses: -[TWC]- – “Mistic Glasses – Black”

Nailpolish: DP-Koffin Nails – “Full Steam” (Maitreya Applier)

Back Piece: [ContraptioN] – “Machinist’s Assistant”

Hair & Makeup

Hair: .Entwined. – Linette”

Eyeshadow: Zibska – “Noir Pack 06 – 01” (BoM)

Lipstick: CAZIMI – “Trending HD Lipstick Set 2 Neutrals” (LeLUTKA Evo. HD Applier)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Lake 2.0”

Freckles: Izzie’s – “Pores & Blemishes – Freckles” (BoM)

Ears: -[TWC]- – “Diesel Ears”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.3”

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Bird: HILTED – “Mechanicrow – Gold Trimmed” (animesh)

Location

New Babbage

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Ballet – Classic versus Contemporary

Eclipse Magazine, August 2020: https://issuu.com/eclipsemagazinesl/docs/eclipse_magazine_august_2020

For this issue of the Eclipse Magazine I was thinking a long time what I could do. I wanted a challenge for myself and I wanted to show that I can do different genres, not just the scary and crazy stuff 😉

When I thought about what would be the most opposite thing for me to do, I came across ballet. Something graceful and beautiful. While I was doing some research about it, I came across contemporary ballet as well. That really caught my attention, because I found some very impressing as well as emotional pictures and videos. That formed an idea of having 2 different pictures for the magazine – classic and contemporary. In the classic ballet I found very strict rules for the look and even for the hairstyles, while contemporary ballet gives you more freedom in that.

I felt like I was entering a new world, even if ballet wasn’t completely new for me – as a kid I had to go through that kids ballet classes like so many of us. It didn’t last long as I had more fun with gymnastics, riding, swimming and playing volleyball and so those ballet classes stopped after at most a year I think. Being a punk and later a gothic girl in my teens and twens, ballet wasn’t a thing or an option at all *giggles*

Seeing all those pictures and videos, inspired me a lot and the idea for this month genre was made. While I was thinking, where I could find the clothing and accessories for my new idea, Salt & Pepper must have read my mind. She released a huge set of ballet collection at Equal 10 with her “Ballet Dancer Set”. That was the perfect outfit for my classic ballet dancer. I couldn’t even use all parts for my first picture, that means I will have to do another post to show the whole beauty and contents of that set.

For my second picture, I did remember a set, which I already showcased on my blog in the light version. Since I wanted the classic ballet to be in a light muted color, the contemporary ballet was meant to be darker and more ‘me’ and my personal thought of it and so the “Skye Dancer” gacha in black was the perfect choice for what I had in mind. I am really a lover of mix and match but sometimes, if you go for a certain look or genre, mixing too many things and overload the avatar can be contra-productive. That is why I nearly have no accessories or anything that could disturb from the essence of the picture, the emotions and the mood.

A huge thank you goes out to my sister Daffodil Crimson, who helped me with the amazing description for the magazine. English is not my native language, so I often hit her IM box, if it comes to “official” texts for magazines and such. Usually I do collect facts and free sources or try to  write somethings on my own, if I am familiar with the theme. For the ballet one I only had a brief idea what I wanted to be written and that time Daffi jumped in and wrote everything on her own. When she came it to me to read it, I just was blown away! It was so very well written and had exactly in it what I was desiring for, but in words that described it so much better than anything I could have come up with. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for again saving my SL life like so often sis!!!

I hope you enjoyed my little ballet adventure – for the next issue of Eclipse Magazine I will have another “unusual” genre for me, which gives me quite a challenge but I am looking forward to the final frames 😉

Eclipse Magazine, August 2020: https://issuu.com/eclipsemagazinesl/docs/eclipse_magazine_august_2020

Style 1 (classic)

Clothing

Outfit & Shoes: Salt & Pepper (S&P) – “Ballet Dancer” (Maitreya)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: Ade – “Beatrix”

Head, Body & Tattoo

Face Skin: [Glam Affair] – “Ryn Layer [LeLutka] 002 D” (BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 5.2”

Body Skin: [Glam Affair] – “Body – Normal [ Maitreya ] 002” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Pose: Poseidon – “Ballet 6” (Bento)

Piano: Alouette – “Evelyn Piano – Word White Wood”

Backdrop: Foxcity – “Dance Hall”

Posetool: Anypose – “BVH HUD v1.82”

Face Expression Tool: LELUTKA – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Model & Stylist

Wicca Merlin

Style 2 (contemporary)

Clothing

Outfit & Shoes: Enfant Terrible (.ET.) – “Skye Dancer” (Maitreya)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: .Shi – “Gavri’ela”

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Ears: [CX] – “Ostium Impaler Ears”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Poses, Props & Tools

Pose: Seline Fleury – “Ballet Trunk Pose” (Bento)

Petals 1: Foxcity – “Diagonal Flutter Petals (Black)” (from the Sweet Bento Pose Set)

Petals 2: Foxcity – “Trail Flutter Petals (Black)” (from the Sweet Bento Pose Set)

Backdrop: Foxcity – “Flutter (B&W)”

Posetool: Anypose – “BVH HUD v1.82”

Face Expression Tool: LELUTKA – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Model & Stylist

Wicca Merlin

Imagine…

TUNES

Imagine there’s no heaven
It’s easy if you try
No hell below us
Above us only sky
Imagine all the people living for today

Imagine there’s no countries
It isn’t hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people living life in peace, you

Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the people sharing all the world, you

You may say I’m a dreamer
But I’m not the only one
I hope some day you’ll join us
And the world will be as one

[-John Lennon-]

Clothing

Top: DRD – “Slacker Shirt/Education” (Maitreya) NEW @ ANTHEM // September 2020

Pants: DRD – “Slacker Pants/Light” (Maitreya) NEW @ ANTHEM // September 2020

Shoes: DRD – “Frankenstomps – Colors” (Maitreya)

Arms: [CX] – “Arm Bandages – Black” (Maitreya Applier) NEW @ The Warehouse Sale Event // Spetember 2020

Accessories

Glasses: -SU!- – “Midnight Doll Sunglasses Amber”

Earrings: [CX] + .TeaBunny. – “Lucent Thorn Taper”

Septum: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Inferno Septum”

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Lake.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Lake head)

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Lake.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Lake head)

Piercing 3: LeLUTKA – “Lake.Piercing.Nose.3rdEye/Bridge” (part of the Lake head)

Necklace: DRD – “Anarchy Necklace”

Bangles left: DRD – “Chunky Bangles – Mixed”

Nails: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Infernal Claws” (Maitreya, Bento)

Rings: DRD – “Chunky Rings – Mixed” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: Hair: no.match – “No_Weird”

Eyeshadow: CAZIMI – “Cruel Summer Eyeshadows 2 – 4 Blue 50%” (BoM)

Eyeliner: CAZIMI – “Basic B Eyeliners Puppy

Lipstick: CAZIMI – “Trending HD Lipstick Set 2 Neutrals” (LeLUTKA Evo. HD Applier)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Lake 2.0”

Ears: [CX] – “Ostium Impaler Ears”

Nose Tattoo: *Rainbow Sundae* – “Forsaken Mini Tattoo Fresh” (BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Tattoo: ..:: INKer ::.. – “From The Roses Tattoo (M) ” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Set: DRD – “Boho Garden Party – full set Adult”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Out of my Head!!!

TUNES

I cannot breathe through toxic skies
You pollute me with your lies
Thought I died ‘long with my sense of time
And I’m not alright feel trapped in my mind
I can’t escape even if I tried
Too little too late too weak and too kind
My heart is on fire and I’m burnin’ alive
So I guess I’m not fine still trapped in my mind

[Adam Oh]

Sometimes you have so many things on your mind that give you more headaches than good that you would like to tear them out… do you know that feeling? At the moment I exactly feel like that. There is so much things in my head and some anxiety what the future will bring. Even in SL I had some things happen that really did trow me down. In the end SL isn’t in any ways different that RL even if you try to stay away from drama and negative things… people who want to drag you down, will have their stage to do so.

Anyways – that mood I was in, paired with the cool “Eye Spike” and the super cool “Broken Eyes from Madame Noir, todays  pictures came to life 😉 Now that I wrote about it and made those pictures I already feel better! I hope you had a wonderful day without any trolls or “brain refugees” trying to make it a bad one. I will now move on to some more pictures for my next post!

Clothing

Outfit: [I♥F] – “Venus” (Maitreya) – NEW @ WCF // September 2020

Arms: [CX] – “Arm Bandages – Black” – NEW @ The Warehouse Sale Event // Spetember 2020

Pasties: +Psycho Barbie+ – “Cross Mesh Pasties” (Maitreya)

Shoes: DRD – “p.a.n stompers Size 2”

Accessories

Eye Deco: Madame Noir – “Eye Spike” – NEW @ Desolation Event // August 2020

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Headpiece: Hotdog – “Trepanning Headclamp”

Collar: [CX] – “XenoCircuit” (Maitreya)

Nails & Rings: [CX] – “Essential Dirty Claws” (Maitreya)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: Hair: no.match – “No_Seduction”

Eyeshadow 1: *YS&YS* – “Immortal Make-up 04” (BoM)

Eyeshadow 2: Izzie’s – “Bloody Tears (medium)” (BoM)

Eye Right: CAZIMI – “Fallen – 1 Eye Right – 95% (tint me)” (BoM) – NEW @ TLC // September 2020

Left Eye: CAZIMI – “Fallen – 6 Eye Scratch Left – 80% (tint me)” (BoM) – NEW @ TLC // September 2020

Cheekbone Right: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Cheekbone Psycho ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Eyebrow: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – “Scar Eyebrows ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Nose: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Nose Plaster ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Face Scars: . The Rotting Lab . – “Waster – Scar – Pale Fade” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Eyes: Madame Noir – “Broken Eyes” (LeLUTKA Evo Applier) – NEW @ Desolation Event // August 2020

Ears: [CX] – “Withered Berzerker Ears”

Ears Add-On: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Battle Add-on for [CX] Berserker Ears”

Dirt: Izzie’s – “Face & Body Dirt (medium)” (BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Shape:  Denver’s Shapes – “Erin for LeLutka Erin Head”

Poses, Props & Tools

Pose 2: Foxcity – “Hair Days – Pulling My Hair Out”

Pose 2: Poseidon – “Beast 2” (Bento) – NEW @ We♥RP // September 2020

Backdrop: #Cranked# – “Backdrop White Padded Cell”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Priestess

TUNES

Candles raise my desire
Why I’m so far away
No more meaning to my life
No more reason to stay
Freezing feeling, breathe in, breathe in
I’m coming back again
Hazing clouds rain on my head
Empty thoughts fill my ears
Find my shade by the moon light
Why my thought aren’t so clear
Demons dreaming, breathe in, breathe in
I’m coming back again
I’m not the one who’s so far away
When I feel the snake bite enter my veins
Never did want to be here again
And I don’t remember why I came
[Godsmack]
Clothing

Outfit: ERSCH – “Messiah” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Piercing 1: [CX] – “Tyrant’s Chain (Silver)”

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 3: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 4: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Nose.3rdEye/Bridge”

Collar: [CX] – “XenoCircuit” (Maitreya)

Nails & Rings: [CX] – “Essential Dirty Claws” (Maitreya)

Piering Body: -SECRETS- – “Arris – Front – White” (Maitreya)

Cables: .Inkhole. – “USB Set – Black” (Maitreya)

Bracelets & Legwrap: [Dope – Mercy] – “There Be Light”

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Seduction” – NEW @ FaMESHed // August 2020

Eyeshadow: *YS&YS* – “Immortal Make-up 04” (BoM)

Lashes: CAZIMI – “Starlet Lashes” (LeLUTKA Evo. Applier)

Lipstick: This is Wrong – “Dead Lips Black” (LeLUTKA Evo HD Applier)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Ears: [CX] – “Sceleratis ‘Ears”

Ears Add-On: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Drip Augment”

Facetattoo: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Nordic (Black)” (BoM)

Tattoo.:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Elevation” (BoM)

Shape:  Denver’s Shapes – “Erin for LeLutka Erin Head”

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Set:

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Spell Supply – Hutch One”

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Spell Supply – Display One”

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Spell Supply – Divider One”

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Mega Spell Center”

DRD – “Magick Shoppe – Broom Rack”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Bone Mobile – Short”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Bone Mobile – Long”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Lecora’s Chair”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Nganga Cauldron – One”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Nganga Cauldron – Two”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Voodoo Wands”

DRD – “Voodoo Shoppe – Spirit Lamp – Short”

MadPea – “Potion – Snake Oil”

[ContraptioN] Decor – “Eccentric’s Curios Orbitus”

[ContraptioN] Decor – “Eccentric’s Curios Reflector A”

[ContraptioN] Decor – “Eccentric’s Curios Reflector B”

[ContraptioN] Decor – “Eccentric’s Curios Auric Discindo”

DISORDERLY. – “Book Magic / Magical Birdcage”

DISORDERLY. –  “Book Magic / Magical Potions”

KOPFKINO – “Magic Potions and Books”

KOPFKINO – “Magic Papers”

Raindale  – “Alouin magic platform”

Raindale – “Magic World pensieve +particles”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Sometimes one of your Dreams comes true…

Sometimes you dream of something for a long time and when you think not too much about it, it all of a sudden comes true!

As a blogger you have some personal goals and this year another one of my biggest ones came true. I am allowed to blog for Death Row Designs! I am a DRD addicted for years, probably since I started playing Second Life. I adore their buildings and landscaping parts as well as their clothing, accessories and shoes. My inventory still holds accessories and body parts from times before mesh did enter the grid and now with BoM some of them do work again! And certainly I do not want to bother you only with the old stuff – Today I have something brand new for you! The “Hellion Outfit”, released at The Warehouse Sale event. The outfit is made for Maitreya Lara,/Petite, Legacy and Legacy Perky , Freya and Hourglass mesh bodies. The pants have 4 colors to choose from and the top even have 7 different versions – if I may give a suggestion… just get the fatpack, it is so worth it and you do not have to decide!

To complete my first ‘official’ DRD look, I certainly had to dig in my DRD folder to find all the goodies, which I already own, like the “Sticker Stompers” and the super cool beer hat, which even is an actual group gift at the DRD main store.

The mega cool neck tattoo, which goes down from the back of the head, touches the chin and goes down the cleavage in a new release as well and was made by Eclipse Art studio for the Kinky event. Since we have BoM it is so cool that you can have seamless tattoos that go up to your head as well – I always loved the idea of that, when a tattoo not just stops at the neckline. Speaking already of new releases, we cannot forget the generous gift called “Take Over”, that Vegas Tattoo put out at UBER!

Most of the time I do make my own sets for my shoots, but this time I decided to just hop down on the sim, outside of our store, where I was allowed to create Bartertown, a neat little post apoc place. What could make a better scenery for such a cool casual look than something from DRD? I decorated Bartertown with a lot of DRD designs and the “Beer Stand – Collection” felt like the right choice. I am looking forward on my new adventure with the awesome and crazy DRD team – I can’t wait to see what will be their next release 😉

I guess I should refill my beer hat and go for some shopping for my next post 😉

It has so many great details amd the textures are just incredible amazing. You do not have to use the full set and can decorate something with all the single parts as well, but I just loved how the softlink version did look like. The pack contains 20 single parts and you can arrange them as you like as well if you do not want to use the pre-made linked version. I love that DRD always provides a soft-linked version for all their buildings and structures, which allows you still to re-arrange or you can built your own version with all the single parts.

 

Clothing

Top: DRD – “Hellion Top/Hell” (Maitreya) – NEW @ The Warehouse Sale // August 2020

Pants: DRD – “Hellion Pants/Blue” (Maitreya) – NEW @ The Warehouse Sale // August 2020

Shoes: DRD – “Sticker Stompers – Colors” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Hat: DRD – “2020 Beerhat” (Groupgift)

Glasses: -SU!- – “Midnight Doll Sunglasses Amber” (color modified)

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 3: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Nose.3rdEye/Bridge”

Septum: *PKC* – “Rosie Septum”

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No.Place”

Eyeshadow: *YS&YS* – “ImmortalMake-up 04” (BoM)

Nose: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Nose Plaster ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Cheekbone Left: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Cheekbone ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Cheekbone Right: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Cheekbone Psycho ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Head, Body & Tattoos

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Ears:  .:E.A.Studio:. – “Kanji Ears”

Neck Tattoo:  .:E.A.Studio:. – “TaTToo Valhalla Woman 90% (LEL EVO)” (BoM) – NEW @ Kinky // August 2020

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 5.2”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Take Over” (BoM, Exclusive Gift) – NEW @  UBER // August 2020

Shape: Denver’s Shapes – “Amy Shape for Lelutka”

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity – “Tomorrow – 3m,4m,5m” & “Lolita – 3m”

Background: DRD – “Beer Stand – Collection” (Full Set)

Cat 1: JIAN – “Curious Kitties :: Companion Calico” (Gacha, Common)

Cat 2: ..::THOR::.. – “Salem the Cat – licking”

Pose Tool: Anypose – “BVN HUD v1.6”

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Location

Bartertown

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Humanity doesn’t count anymore?

Sometimes life just a bitch… or better not life it self but the people around you who you count on. About 6 years ago, I was asked if I would like to teach again. I had studied to become a teacher but I never did the second exam, as music took over back then and in the end I never saw me as a full time teacher anyways, because I need variety on my life and that is why I chose to be a musician.

So after nearly 15 years I was asked if I could help to built up a school band at a regular school. It sounded like fun and now after 8 years I am even leasing it on my own. While I was just working on music lessons and ensemble classes,  I was asked if I could jump in with regular teaching as well, because one of the teacher of the school became sick. I thought why not and gave it a try with just a few hours per week over a couple of weeks. That apparently did work out so well, that I got asked if I could imagine to be a regular teacher as well just not full time but with a certain amount of hours per week – that was about 6 years  ago. Over the time I did well enough so they asked me for more hours per week and since all the people at this school were so nice and I anyways was there for the school band it really was a great time. I even got the leadership for the English and Music department for the school and did all the exams for that the past 4/5 years – the past 3 years all on my own. So I thought, the state – which is the employer for teachers – seems ok with me being at that school. I only got yearly contracts, but that is quite normal when you only have the first exam but not the second one.

But my work must have been good enough and it was even to see with the kids. When I started, I had one person doing the final exams in English and 2 who did Music. Now after 6 years I have 18 students doing the English exams and 12 or more who do Music. And 98% of them graduated with amazing results! For English that is not not normal in that tyle pf school as they usually already struggle with Maths and German.

And then a couple of days ago, I was told I am not longer needed. It felt like a punch right in my face. With Corona the teacher situation is anyways not the best at the moment and they tell me I am no long er needed?!? Then all of a sudden a few days later, they told me to apply again and made it very urgent, so I stopped doing what I was doing and sat down writing my application again. A day later I get an email that my application wasn’t successful and that I already had way too long contracts without having my second exam… I was like WTF? They need people and I was doing a good job with success that was visible… I just lost all trust into the world around me. With that happening they even risk the school band as they have no one who has the skills nor the will to run it. We are an inclusion school.. a school were all kids can be anyways if they are completely healthy, autistic or disabled ion any other way. That as well means you have different way of teaching and music is not just achievement-oriented, but as well a certain type or therapy. That means it is not a typical school band. I have 40 up to 78 kids every year in one band sitting in one room and half of them have their little “weakness” in what ever kind of way. I do not care about those and try to take them as they are, trying to make everything possible so they can learn an instrument, percussions or singing as well, even if the conditions are not that great. I simply enjoy the smile if a student holds a guitar and can play some sort of power chords even if their fingers are not working 100%, or an autistic that can relax while doing percussions and forget about being different than other kids. Over the years I was allowed to learn so much and I enjoyed every minute of it. We even won regular school band contests and were told we are just such a huge bunch of diversity and unique characters. And now they tell me I already had too many contracts for having no second exam?!? Experiences, workshops and seminars plus good work does not count? I have to say getting the second exam you have to teach for 2 years under the wings of an older teacher – that is all. So 6 years of successful work doesn’t make up for missing 2 years of tutored teaching?!? Seriously I do not understand the world anymore if paragraphs count more than the kids or their happiness and success. I do not know yet, what I will do as I am feeling way too hurt and broken at the moment and Corona doesn’t make it easy either to go back doing more music again or give private music lessons. I know something will pop up and make it better again – it always was like that but for now I am just speechless how people can decide over other people like that not even knowing or being interested to look deeper into their work. Humanity doesn’t count againts rules and paragraphs anymore…

Clothing

Jacket: TETRA – “Tokyo Puffer Jacket” (Maitreya)

Top: :::NOIR::: – Corey Top – Black” (Maitreya)

Pants: .: ryvolter x nu :. – “Marly Distressed Shorts – Med” (Maitreya)

Shoes: [Gos] – “Louise Trail Boots” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Ryn.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Ryn head)

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Ryn.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Ryn head)

Glasses: Earthstones – “The Yesterday (S)”

Headphones: Soy. – “S/M/P/L HeadPhone [Gray]” (Gacha)

Necklace: Elle Boutique – “Janis Choker” (Maitreya)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Freak” NEW @ COSMOPOLITAN // August 2020

Eyeliner: CAZIMI – “Basic B Eyeliners (LeLUTKA) Bonus Liners” (LeLUTKA Evo. HD Applier)

Eyeshadow: CAZIMI – “Dahlia Eyeshadow – 6 Blue 90%” (BoM)

Lipstick: CAZIMI – “Sunkissed Makeup – Lips Tint – Shape 2 – Peach – 25%” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Ears: [CX] – “Sceleratis Ears”

Ears Add-On: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Drip Augment”

Head: LeLUTKA – “Ryn 2.0” – NEW@ Mainstore

Face Skin: [Glam Affair] – “Ryn Layer [LeLUTKA] 002 D” – NEW @ Mainstore

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Body Skin: [Glam Affair] – “Body – Normal 002” (Maitreya, BoM)

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Geisha and the Cat” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Pose Tool: Anypose – “BVN HUD v1.6”

Location

SSOC – Rieri Ton in Tokyo

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Alone at Night…

And summer finally kicked in with all its damn heat… I hate it… I never liked summer but since the temperatures going up that high in Germany too it really sucks even more. I really cannot understand people who try to tell me, they start working way more effective and their brain brings peak performance is temperatures go over 86° Fahrenheit. My brain and body stops working when the thermometer reaches +68° Fahrenheit. What is nice when you just sit and do nothing and already sweat?!? Anyways… let’s take a look on todays pictures…

Today I have something really neat for you. I was aware that this does exist for years and saw it in action for a while, but I never tried myself – Premiere! I am talking about the ‘undress-me’ clothing from [I♥F]. I was mentioning already that I would like to showcase some of Aindara’s designs with that special feature 😉 I chose to start with an amazing combination of the “Leni” dress paired with the “Lina” bikini. Since I am not a huge summer and beach fan, I wanted to try something different and went for a more casual, urban style – kinda a Wicca Casual *winks*

So as you can see I tried to show at least 2 steps of the undress me possibility of the “Lina” set. But  let’s start from the beginning. The sheer “Leni” dress was made to be worn over the “Lina” bikini and it perfectly fits above that with every movement as you can see on the first picture. On the second picture I changed to step 2 of the “Lina” bra, which lets down the right side of the bra. Stage 3 would expose the whole chest and I was wearing that in picture 3, but I was too shy to push both of my boobies into your face and because the tattoo has such a great back… you can peek into the window as I tried to do a mirror effect very subtle *giggles*. Speaking of the tattoo… it is a new release from .:Vegas:., available at the Fetish Fair. I really love their tattoos, especially because you can choose different stages from light to dark and as well often you even have the choice of a colored or black & white version.

Clothing

Jacket: ISON – “Occult Jacket” (Maitreya)

Dress: [I♥F] – “Leni” (Maitreya)

Lingerie: [I♥F] – “Lina” (Maitreya, “Undress Me – Step 1 & 2”)

Shoes: BAX – “Regency Boots Black Leather” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Halo: Violent Seduction – “Beringois Crown (Black)” (Gacha, Common)

Piercing 1: [CX] – “Monstrum Catena – Silver”

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 3: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 4: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Nose.3rdEye/Bridge”

Glasses: -SU!- – “Midnight Doll Sunglasses Amber”

Necklace: ::GB:: – “Long Chain Collar Black/Silver” (Maitreya)

Rings: [CX] – “Conjuration – Silver /Rings” (Maitreya, Bento)

Nails: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Obsess Claws” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No.Vision”

Lashes: CAZIMI – “Starlet Lashes”

Eyeshadow: *YS&YS* – “Immortal Make-Up 04” (BoM)

Lipstick: Izzie’s – “Holo Metallic Lipstick 06 (nude green)” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Ears: [CX] – “Sceleratis Ears”

Ears Add-On: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Drip Augment”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark The Lair” (BoM) – NEW @ Fetish Fair // August 2020

Shape: Denver’s Shapes – “Erin for LeLutka Erin Head”

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Backdrop: .Florix. – “Cyberpunk Room Backdrop”

Shelf 1: DRD – “Junkyard Corner – Bar Shelf”

Shelf 2: DRD – “Junkyard Corner – Wall Shelf”

Seat: 22769 ~ [bauwerk] – “Black Cube Pouf”

Aninmal: HILTED – “Shoulder Pouncer – Brown”

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Those Days…

TUNES

Fuck it all and no regrets
I hit the lights on these dark sets
I need a voice to let myself
To let myself go free
Fuck it all and fucking no regrets
I hit the lights on these dark sets

[ Metallica ]

Do you know these days? Where you already know shortly after getting your corpse out of bed, that this won’t be a nice one? I exactly had that today… It is way too hot, anxiety about still having a job in September or not, then when you login you get exactly those people in your IMs, that you do  NOT really wanna talk to… just one of this days…

This mood really played into my pictures today somehow. I wanted to make a “rockabilly-goth” look. Nothing what fits together on the first view, but I liked the idea. While I did the pictures my mood already became better and better and in the end I even had fun playing with one of the incredible mesh animals from Jian 🙂

Clothing

Jacket: ~[LeiMotiv] – “Short Bomber Jacket) (Maitreya)

Pants: adorsy – “Rihanna Jeans Shorts” (Maitreya)

Socks: *katat0nik* – “Boot Socks (dark / S)”

Shoes: DRD – “Frankenstomps – Monster” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Glasses: Madame Noir – “Broken Glasses Women Dark Version”

Nosering: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Inferno Septum”

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 3: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Nose.3rdEye/Bridge”

Necklace: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Damned Heart Woman”

Collar: [CX] – “Xeno C’ircuit – Blood” (Maitreya)

Wristwraps: ..:PD::. – “Cadaveeric Doll Bracers” (Maitreya)

Nails: [CX] – “Essential Dirty Claws” (Maitreya, Bento)

Belly Piercing: Elle – “Beauty – Maitreya.5 Highest” (Maitreya)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: [RA] – Alice Hair”

Eyeshadow: *YS&YS* – “Immortal Make-up 04” (BoM)

Lipstick: This is Wrong – “Dead Lips Black” (LeLUTKA Evo HD Applier)

Head, Body & Tattoos

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Ears: [CX] – “Sceleratis Ears” – NEW @ TMD // August 2020

Ear Tattoo: Nefekalum Tattoos – “[CX] Sceleratis  Drip AugmentAdd-On” (Applier) – NEW @ Mainstore

Face Scars: . The Rotting Lab . – “Waster – Scar – Pale Fade” (BoM)

Face Tattoo: Nefekalum Tattoos – “”Midsummer (Scarring) // Tattoo” (BoM)

Cheekbone Left: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Cheekbone ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common) – NEW @ Kinky // July 2020

Eyebrow: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – “Scar Eyebrows ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common) – NEW @ Kinky // July 2020

Nose: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Nose Plaster ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common) – NEW @ Kinky // July 2020

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Tattoo 1: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Mystic Girl” (BoM)

Tattoo 2: Nefekalum Tattoos – “A Tradition // Tattoo (Full)” (BoM, Group Gift)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Scenery: DRD – “Roady’s Biker Bar”

Bubble Gum: LeLutka – “Gum Gum Boom EVO”

Doggie: JIAN – “Fun in the Sun Frenches – 12.Fawn” (Gacha, Common)

Location

Bartertown

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Suppertime!

What happens if you have 3 different designs you want to showcase and you try to combine them – I love challenges like that :p

Today it was the new ears from CerberusXing called “Sceleratis Ears” – they are available at the TMD event for August – an add-on for those ears from Nefekalum Tattoos and that cool tongue from unstable.I didn’t yet wanna give up on my new scars from E.A.Studio either, so that was quite a fun challenge to make that all work together. In the middle of the night – my brain must have been already fried and  I was hungry – all of a sudden the idea for this picture grew in mind… so yes… here we go!

Clothing

Top: [CX] – “Ragged Tubetop – Black” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Collar: Salt & Pepper – “Collar Maya”

Necklace: [CX] – “Enochian Succuba – Choker (Black)” (Maitreya, Gacha, Common)

Glasses: -SU!- – “Esme Glasses Silver”

Septum: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Inferno Septum”

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Erin head)

Piercing 3: LeLUTKA – “Erin.Piercing.Nose.3rdEye/Bridge”

Nails & Rings: [CX] – “Essential Dirty Claws (Original)” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: adoness – “Andromeda”

Makeup: *YS&YS* – “Immprtal Make-up 04” (BoM)

Lipstick: This is Wrong – “Dead Lips RED” (LeLutka Evo. HD Applier)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Tongue: unstable. – “Eldrich’s Curse”

Ears: [CX] – “Sceleratis Ears” – NEW @ TMD // August 2020

Ear Tattoo: Nefekalum Tattoos – “[CX] Sceleratis Warrior Add-On” (Applier) – NEW @ Mainstore

Face Tattoo: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Magician” (BoM, materials enabled, Group Gift)

Scar Eyebrow: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – “Scar Eyebrows ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common) – NEW @ Kinky // July 2020

Scar Nose:  .:E.A.Studio:. – “Sigurd Gacha – Scar Nose Plaster ( LeEvo )” (BoM, Gacha, Common) – NEW @ Kinky // July 2020

Scars: Face Scars: . The Rotting Lab . – “Waster – Scar – Pale Fade” (BoM)

Brows: ~Songbird~ – “Pencil Thin Brows : Black” (BoM, store closed)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 5.2”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Black Dragon” (BoM) – NEW @ UBER //July 2020

Shape: Denver’s Shapes – “Amy Shape for Lelutka”

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Animal: *HEXtraordinary* – “Hermit Crab – Brown Spotted” (Gacha, Common)

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Model &Photographer

Wicca Merlin