It’s not that bad, my dear…

TUNES

You’ve kept a little secret
Deep in your soul for all those years
But I can see into your soul

You think it’s a bad, bad secret
But it’s not that bad, my dear
It’s not that bad, my dear

I also hide a secret deep in my soul
And it’s a sad, sad feeling
But I can’t tell the truth to anyone

[- Blutengel -]

From a dear friend of mine I got that stunning “Kuroi Namida” dress – I really fell in love with that, thank you so much Shena. Now those of you who know me will ask if I am alright as I usually never like dresses too much, but this dress is a very special one. It has a wonderful corset and a short skirt which is covered by a long non symmetric second skirt part which goes down on the outside of the left leg. You have the choice of a full black version, or a black dress with colored accents like the one I am wearing today in red, at the actual round of NEO Japan. There I found that super-cool tattoo from Vegas Tattoo called “Akkorokamui” as well. I will have another post showcasing the neck part more in one of my nest posts, but it matched so amazing with the open cleavage part of the dress and the detail you can have on your face with the tattoo just finished the style in such a cool way ;). You get 3 different version of the tattoo if u decide to purchase it, where you have the choice of how much of the tattoo you would like to wear.

The holidays I desired so much seem to slowly do their thing as I am full of new ideas again and already think about my next post while I write this one, plus I found some more cool stuff on the NEO Japan event as well, which I want to showcase before the event is over *giggles*

Clothing

Dress: Poison Rouge – “Kuroi Namida Red” (Maitreya) – NEW @ NEO Japan // March 2021

Boots: cinphul – “merkuri [boots]” (Maitreya)

Accessories

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

Mouth Piece: cinphul – “diode scream [rigged v1]” (group gift)

Wings: cinphul – “merkuri [wings] [unrigged]” (rigged animated, bento version included too)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Title”

Horns: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Magnus Horns”

Face Art (inc. Sclera):  Nefekalum Tattoos – “Hunger” (BoM, Materials enabled)

Freckles: LeLUTKA – “Freckles.004” (BoM)

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

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – Erin 2.5″

Ears: .:BoD:. – “Sasha Croses BoM & Tint Ears” – NEW @ Necrosis // March 2021

Body: Maitreya – “Lara V5.3”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo ( Dark ) Akkorokamui” (BoM) – NEW @ NEO Japan // March 2021

Freckles & Veins: Izzie’s – “Body Veins & Cellulite 01” (BoM) + “Neck Freckles 01” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Poseidon

Backdrop: PALETO – “Backdrop:. Red Alert”

Model, Stylist & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Sky Pirates

TUNES

Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
Of wire thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play.

[- Janice T -]

Clothing

Top: AsteroidBox – “Albian Shirt” (Maitreya Flat) – NEW @ Engine Room // March 2021

Pants incl. Shoes: AsteroidBox – “Elise Leggings & Boots” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Hat: !R! – “Peaked Cap/Wearable”

Collar: AsteroidBox – “Crystal Collar”

Backpiece: Garmonbozia – “Divinity Halo Eye 1” – NEW @ Engine Room // March 2021

Rings: RAWR! – “Chronos Rings” (Maitreya, Bento) – NEW  Engine Room /// March 2021

Nails: RAWR! – “Chronos Nails” (Maitreya, Bento) – NEW  Engine Room /// March 2021

Hair & Makeup

Hair: Sintiklia – “Lou Bento FITTED”

Face Art:  Nefekalum Tattoos – “Hunger” (BoM, Materials enabled)

Scars 1 & Eyes:  TF: – “Antikrist” (BoM) – NEW  Engine Room /// March 2021

Scars 2: . The Rotting Lab . – “Waster – Scar – Pale” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – Erin 2.5″

Ears: L’Emporio&PL – “Athan”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara V5.3” + “Lara Add-On “Flat Chest V1.0″

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

Poses, Props & Tools

Pose: Foxcity – “Me Time-4m” (Bento)

Backdrop: VARONIS – “Dayport Backdrop Scene” – NEW  Engine Room /// March 2021

Deco 1: *HEXtraordinary* – “Victorian Frog Taxidermy – The Duel” – NEW  Engine Room /// March 2021

Deco 2: [REQUISITION] – “The Minuteman’s Musket” – NEW  Engine Room /// March 2021

Deco 3:  [ kunst ] – “Wine Barrel” (Gacha, Common)

Model, Stylist & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Avalon joins the new LeLUTKA 3.0 EvoX Family!

Accessories

Ear & Nose: L’Emporio&PL – “*LEX* :: Piercing Set” – NEW @ Man Cave Event // March 2021

Collar: AsteroidBox – “Caelum Collar” (Maitreya) – UPDATED Version – if you already own it just hit the redelivery terminal!!!

Nails: Formanails – “Eve” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Label” – NEW @ MoM // March 2021

Eyeshadow: LeLUTKA – “LeLUTKA.EvoX.Eyeshadow.043” (part of the new Avalon 3.0 head, BoM, Evo X) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Lipstick: LeLUTKA – “LeLUTKA.EvoX.Lipstick.026” (part of the new Avalon 3.0 head, BoM, Evo X) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Face Art: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Persephones Gaze” (BoM, LeLUTKA EvoX) – NEW @ Mournful Monday // March 15th – March 22nd

Freckles: LeLUTKA – “LeLUTKA.EvoX.Freckles.011” (part of the new Avalon 3.0 head, BoM, Evo X) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Avalon 3.0” – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Eyes: Madame Noir – “Bicolor Eyes” (LeLutka HD Applier)

Face Skin: Glam Affair – “Tera Layer [LeLUTKAEvoX] Sand E” (BoM, Evo X) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

Ears: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Akasuna”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara V5.3” + “Lara Add-On “Petite” V1.1″

Body Skin: Glam Affair – “Body Skin Fit – Maitreya ( Fair )” (BoM) – NEW @ Skin Fair // March 2021

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

Poses, Props & Tools

Backdrop: Foxcity – “Photo Booth – Celestial (Dimmed+Lights)”

Pose: shi.s.poses – “BENTO Hand Poses #2” (Bento)

Model, Stylist & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

“Well, everything’s a lesson, isn’t it?”

TUNES

“There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie, and Dim, Dim being really dim, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar making up rassoodocks what to do with the evening, a flip dark chill winter bastard though dry. The Korova Milkbar was a milk-plus mesto, and you may, O my brothers, have forgotten what these mestos were like, things changing so skorry these days, and everybody very quick to forget, newspapers not being read much neither.”

[- Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange  -]

I do not know how that happened but when I was ready dressed, ,I instantly got a Clockwork Orange feeling. I do love that movie, but didn’t see it for along time. So when I sat down and started to post work those pictures I had to watch it again to get the right feeling for it *grins* That ideas obviously was the reason why I added the bloody bat to my look and put myself in that grunge backyard. I started with the super cool “Nova Overalls” outfit from AsteroidBox, when I realized that they as well do have new shoes that completely fit to that outfit. While I was playing with the huge HUD and all its possibilities (maaany different textures and as well you can hide the shirt!) I discovered the striped version and remembered, that I had gloves that had a stripe option as well from {PSYCHO:Byts}. Certainly I needed some finger bandages as well to get the cool side of the “droogies” look. While I was looking through my L’Emporio Folder for those finger bandages, I saw that they had so cool new releases as well and the hat totally fit into my look – the cool collar as well! If I had planned to mix and match so many of my favorite designers I never would have made it, but this time it fell into place so easily… I have no clue how that happened, but I love it!

As soon as I put on that mega amazing veil from Nefekalum Tattoos (yes – it really is a tattoo with materials!) I did know I have to find those sharp kinda trademark lashes, which Alex had on just one eye in the movie – I found that at Shiny Stuffs. sadly I could not apply it just to one eye, like it originally was on the left eye only.

It didn’t happen for a long time that the imagination for a picture or story came so fast to my mind, after putting on just the first 2 or 3 items and I really enjoyed my journey in the past with that movie again. I have to say it again seemed very up-to-date to our times at the moment if you get the essence of that movie – that felt kinda scary, but I do believe in the human race to not make the future as dark again as it was in the past!

Clothing

Outfit: AsteroidBox  – “Nova Overalls” (Maitreya) – NEW @ Anthem // February 2021

Gloves: .{PSYCHO:Byts}. – “Riot Kidz” (Maitreya)

Shoes: AsteroidBox  – “Max Boots” (Maitreya) – NEW @ Kustom 9 // February 2021

Accessories

Hat: L’Emporio&PL – “*Bullet Top Hat” – NEW @ Mainstore

Lip Deco incl. Tattoo: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Deadly/Virtues – Razor Wound Mouth” (Gacha, Rare)

Collar: L’Emporio&PL – “*Disorder*:: -Choker- f.” – NEW @ Man Cave Event // February 2021

Finger Wraps: L’Emporio&PL – “*Kick It*” (Maitreya, Bento)

Nails: [CX] – “Fallen Filth Claws” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: Magika – “Irene”

Face Art: Nefekalum Tattoos – “The Veil (Black)” (BoM, materials enabled) – NEW @ Mainstore

Eye Art: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Hunger” (BoM, Materials enabled)

Lip: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Deadly/Virtues – Mouth Justice” (BoM, Gacha, Common)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Zora 2.5”

Ears: [CX] – “Ostium Impaler Ears”

Eyes: Madame Noir – “Sarah Eyes” (LeLUTKA Applier)

Lashes: ~Shiny Stuffs~ – “Lash Parade” (LeLUTKA Evo. HD Appliers)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara V5.3”

Skin: YS&YS – “Kaylee”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Take Over” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Poseidon Poses

Backdrop: .PALETO.Backdrop:. – “Stari Depozit”

Bat: SP– “Bloody Bat add P5” (Part of the Revenge Pose Set)

Matress: DRD – “Asylum – Asylum mattress blanket” (Gacha, Common)

Model, Stylist & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

“You want change with no sacrifice. You want peace with no struggle. The world doesn’t work like that.”

TUNES

“You want change with no sacrifice. You want peace with no struggle. The world doesn’t work like that.”

[- David, Allegiant, 2016 -]

Germany seems to be weird sometimes, especially our government. Now that we have our Covid numbers going down constantly, even with the new virus variations… they can’t wait until the numbers are as low as the experts ask for – no we have to break open schools and kindergartens as fast as we can. I mea i see the problems, do not get me wrong, but what does it help if we are back to sky high numbers in the next 3 weeks and then have to lock down everything again?!? Can we not just wait like 2 weeks more until the numbers are low enough before we plan things like that? Especially as it was clear, that the numbers dropped really fast when the schools finally were closed again? Would it not make sense to put some effort into the internet and into getting the needed hardware to the kids who are not having any still? The online platform for Bavarian schools (Mebis) looks and acts like they would have been made in the Stone Age some when and instead of working on it it feels like they counted on the fact that the summer will kill the virus and it is gone after that. They had oe year now to fix things and besides the fact they allowed Microsoft Teams, nothing really has changed – and that wasn’t the work of our government *facepalms* It seems more important to hold on exams and schedules instead of taking care of our kids and their health. We all know now, that the kids do not get symptoms but they can carry the virus around secretly and infect all their family. I just don’t understand all those rules and requirements anymore. WE can have the kids in school, shoulder on shoulder, but we cannot have theaters and cinemas open who definitely have way better hygiene management for infection control, than any school has – at our school we do not even have warm water for the kids to wash their hands as requested. But sure, lets open the schools again for 3 or 4 weeks to again close down the whole country as the new virus variations push the numbers up again – If they keep acting like that and with the not working vaccine concept (we simply do not have enough yet and some do not have a 100% protection – not to mention there is not even one yet for kids under 16 years, which is allowed officially) we will go back and forth until summer 2022 🙁

Anyways, lets take a look on todays pictures and designs 😉

Again I am in a cyberpunk mood – no wonder we just had the Mainframe event! I am super sorry for posting this so late but lately my RL is completely upside down. My mom got a new knee, and I still have to take care of her, cook, clean and walk her dog at least 2 times a day while I try to shuffle my work around as much as I can. Sometimes I am just dead in the evening when I am done with all my day work and I instantly fall asleep on the couch even if I made me some coffee to stay awake for some SL work.

But I still love making pictures and I try my best to not come too much behind with my blogging schedule 😉

Like I said sadly the Mainframe event is already over, but many of the releases I am wearing were made for that and now should have found their ways to the designers main stores I suppose.

Clothing

Bodyfront: – Fika –  – “Chassis Augmentation” (Maitreya)

Panty: Graves – “G179 Bottom” (BoM, part of the outfit)

Stocking: .:Avanti:. – “Ripped Nylons – v4” (BoM)

Shoes: L’Emporio&PL – “*Cryptor*” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Horns (incl. Tattoo): [CX] – “Mara Horns (Silver)”

Face Decor: Madame Noir – “Sable Fangs”

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

Fingers: L’Emporio&PL – “*Essentia” (Maitreya, BoM)

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

Bracer (left): Clover – “Prey Blades (left)”

Tail: ::Static:: – “Polypod Mk2 Tail {Black} Animesh”

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No_Creed” – NEW Jail Event // February 2021

Eyes: Madame Noir – “Arachnid HD Eyes” (LeLUTKA Evo. HD Applier) – NEW @ The Darkness Event // February 2021

Eye Art: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Hunger” (BoM, Materials enabled)

Eye Scar: CAZIMI – “Fallen 6 Eye Scratch Left – 80%” (BoM)

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

Lips: CAZIMI – “8 Lips – 80%” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoos

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.5”

Ears: [CX] – “Sceleratis Ears”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara V5.3”

Skin: YS&YS – “Kaylee T01 NoBrows” (BoM)

Arm (right): GRIMA – “Cyber Tech Cyborg Arm R” (Maitreya)

Leg (left): Wicca’s Originals – “Atlas Legs” (Miatreya)

Tattoo 1: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo ( Dark ) Flora” (BoM) – NEW @ Kinky // January 2021

Tattoo 2: TF: – “Mort :: Veins :: With Eyeshading” (BoM)

Tattoo 3: TF: – “Machinist (F) :: Without Sore – Light 50%” (BoM)

Veins: Izzie’s – “Body Veins & Cellulite 01 + freckles” (BoM)

Neck: Izzie’s Neck Freckles 01 (warm) 60%” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Poseidon

Backdrop:  [WASD] – “The Path”

Decor: Ex Machina – “Cyberpunk Street Stuff v1.1”

Model, Stylist & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Blessed Be

A new year has begun… 2021! Let’s see what it has for all of us 😉

We are still in the dark season and I am enjoying doing the darker stuff anyway – but you know that already.

Today I am posting something which I planned to put into a magazine but apparently it wasn’t released in December as planned. I thought before it vanishes into the Nirvana, I will add some more pictures and make a blog post out of it 😉

So here we go!

Most of the designs I found at the Saturnalia event (I really hope they will do more events as their team really does amazig work and something different) –  such a super amazing event, directed to the more traditional and naturally side of the Christmas time. To me it was such a relief to see that Christmas isn’t just all shiny gold & red, not just the Santa Claus, Cola Truck, modern, profit-oriented, video game console Christmas. There is people like me who can see the more traditional, mystical and nature-loving Christmas – or even remember what Yule means 😉 For those who do not know, just lemme show, what Wikipedia has to say about it, as it might sound better than me trying to describe it with my limited English words *snickers*

“Yule or Yuletide (“Yule time” or “Yule season”) is a festival historically observed by the Germanic peoples. Scholars have connected the original celebrations of Yule to the Wild Hunt, the god Odin, and the pagan Anglo-Saxon Mōdraniht.

Later departing from its pagan roots, Yule underwent Christianised reformulation, resulting in the term Christmastide. Some present-day Christmas customs and traditions such as the Yule log, Yule goat, Yule boar, Yule singing, and others may have connections to older pagan Yule traditions. Terms with an etymological equivalent to Yule are still used in Nordic countries and Estonia to describe Christmas and other festivals occurring during the winter holiday season. Today, Yule is celebrated in Heathenry and other forms of Neopaganism, as well as in LaVeyan Satanism.”

[- Wikipedia -]

I am still at home while the state is fighting and debating weather to open up stores and schools again or just one of both or none… to me it slowly becomes a joke and the measures get more and more opaque and difficult to comprehend. People get more and more disaffected. And even if I hate to admit that, I start understanding them. They are not against any rules – I am not speaking of all those who deny the existence of Covid or those who spread weird conspiracy theories – the normal mainstream crowd, who just don’t understand all this back and forth politics. How you can say schools can be open with 20-30 people,  inadequate hygiene standards, while bars and restaurants who invested hundreds or thousands of Euros to exactly follow their given rules and as soon as they had everything installed and working, they get closed again while schools and kindergartens are still remain open… anyway, I am not the one to make changes or decisions, but I slowly can understand those how get annoyed and frustrated.

I just will stick at home as much as possible to not risk an infection because of my mother and partner as they are both counted as group at risk members. I will teach and give music lessons online and trying to keep creative in SL and make the best out of it 😉

Happy new year and blessed be!

Clothing

Dress: ERSCH – “Saty” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Headpiece: [CX] – “Kronos’ Crown (Gold)”

Horns: ::Static:: – “Solstice Spiral Horns”

Nails & Rings: [CX] x BUENO – “Welded Eye (Gold) (Maitreya, Bento) – NEW @ Kustom9 // December 2020

Wings: Jinx – “Simple Bento Wings

Staff: Lux Aterna – “[Der Heilige Nikolaus] Staff”

Hair & Makeup

Hair: MINA Hair – “Emilia”

Eyeshadow: APOTHIC – “Venus . Eyeshadows” (LeLUTKA Evo. HD Applier)

Lipstick: APOTHIC – “Venus . Lips” (LeLUTKA Evo. HD Applier)

Fceshading 1: Skoll – “Tva Eyes2 Terra” (BoM)

Fadeshading 2: LuluB! – “Saturna – Conturing – Black” (BoM)

Face Marks: Skoll – “Tva marks TINT ME” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.5” (Boundless)

Eyes: Madame Noir – “Sarah Eyes”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara V5.3”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo ( Dark ) Memento Mori” (BoM) – NEW @ Men only Monthly // December 2020

Legs/Legtattoo: Astralia – “North Pole Faun Legs (dark/gold)” (Maitreya, Maitreya Applier, Gacha, Common)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Pose Tool: Anypose – “BVN HUD v1.82”

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

LB – “GiantCedar{Animated}*Seasons 7Li”

[we’re CLOSED] – “shrub large bare”

DRD – “The Cemetery – Ground Roots”

DRD – “Forest Ritual Site – Tree Trunk”

DRD – “Forest Ritual Site – SpellBook”

DRD – Forest Ritual Site – Treestump

DRD – The Cemetery – Angel Statue – Those We Love

JIAN – “Fallow Fawn”

JIAN – “Gray Fox”

Model, Stylist & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

“I am the shadow on the moon at night, filling your dreams to the brim with fright.”

RL sometimes really sucks… especially if it eats up more time as planned and it is not on your own to control it. I recently had a change in my RL job and the new association I am working for doesn’t seem like it is as promised when I had my interview there. I am sure many of you know that if you have your interview, everything sounds nice, all questions you had are answered positive, kinda like to good to be true and when you signed your contract, some things surprisingly change… I am sure I will work it out, but at the moment it just pulls on my nerves, it is time consuming and annoying.

It does hold me back from talking as much pictures as I planned and it does throw me back in my planned posts as well. But I will do my best to at least let all my dark visions for Halloween come true in time 😉

Today I do have some news from the mega cool Samhain event. It is a fantastic event, awesome venue and amazing designers do take part. My pictures today do showcase the incredible cool head piece from “CerberusXing”, the heavy arm chains from “Static”, the cool decor set from “Disorderly” and the amazing bra of the lingerie set from “The Rotting Lab”.

The uber-awesome face tattoo is a main store new release by “Eclipse Art Studio”, while you can find the amazing arms tattoo at the “Vegas Tattoos” main store.

I hope you enjoy the dark seas as much as I do – “I am the shadow on the moon at night, filling your dreams to the brim with fright.” — [Oogie Boogie]

Clothing

Top: . The Rotting Lab . – “Sauin Top” (Maitreya – NEW @ Samhain // October 2020

Belt: [Azuchi] – “Pirate Belt Black” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Headpiece: [CX] – “Mangkukulam” – NEW @ Samhain // October 2020

Chains: ::Static:: – “Draped Fetters” – NEW @ Samhain // October 2020

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

Bracers: [CX] – “Lance Bracers Femme – Black” (Maitreya)

Hair & Makeup

Hair & Veil: MINA Hair – “Martha”

Eyeshadow 1: [LeLuck] – “MDM Eyshadow1” (BoM)

Eyeshadow 2: CURELESS[+] – “Undereyeliner” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Erin 2.0”

Face & Neck Tattoo: .:E.A.Studio:. – “TaTToo Scream Queen 60%” (BoM) – NEW @ Mainstore

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.3”

Arms Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo Dark Take Over”

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

Poses, Props  Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Orb: [Val’More] – “Lightning Trapp Orb – 5” (Gacha, Common)

Table: DRD – “Shadowbox – Series 01 – Dining Table – Dark”

Decor: DISORDERLY. / – “Ritual Night” – NEW @ Samhain // October 2020

Posetool: Anypose – “BVH HUD v1.82”

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

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