Second Life Models

3rd Annual MW Holiday Party Recap

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A great time was had by all at the 3rd Annual Model’s Workshop Holiday Party on December 11, 2016 held at the gorgeous Swan Garden, Angel Manor Estate. Many MW Group members, supporters, friends and family came out to celebrate the holidays with us. The wintry scene with snow that blanketed the entire sim featured a large frozen lake for ice skating during and after the party. Read the rest of this entry »

Mesh for Males Workshop with Caesar Langer

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Mesh for Males with Caesar Langer

Mesh for Males Workshop with Caesar Langer

Wednesday, December 14 at 4PM (SLT)
Model’s Workshop Auditorium (Teleport)

Hey guys…this one is for you! If you’re thinking about finally bringing your avatar into the mesh evolution, join us for a workshop to help you do just that. Caesar Langer, Mr. Virtual World 2015, model, blogger and photographer, will offer tips on finding the best mesh clothing and accessories for male avatars. Don’t miss it!

FashionDish: Project Bento

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FashionDish: Project Bento

Join us for a conversation about

PROJECT BENTO

Monday, December 5 at 10AM and 5PM (slt)

at Model’s Workshop (teleport)

Last year Linden Lab introduced Project Bento, the addition of new bones to the Second Life avatar skeleton that gives creators the power to build more sophisticated avatars than ever before. Though still in its testing phase, the Project Bento Viewer has been available for users to test for themselves, and Bento hands, heads and AO have already hit the market.

So we want to hear from those who have tried Bento. What do you like or dislike about it? What elements have you tested? What do you recommend? How can we as models take advantage of the new Bento features?

We have lots of questions and we know you will too.

MMI 2017 Info Session Recap

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(l-r) AriannaJasmine, Cyberdawg Foxclaw, Ava Jhamin

It was an exciting day on December 1, 2016 at Model’s Workshop. We had two incredible information sessions with Ava Jhamin, CEO of L’Amour Productions, Cyberdawg Foxclaw, COO of Mr. & Miss Model International and AriannaJasmine, the reigning Miss Model International. Ava and her team came by to tell us what is in store for MMI in 2017, and to offer advice and provide all of the necessary information to those who want to participate in the Competition.

Mr. & Miss Model International is in its third season, and like previous years, it promises to deliver fun and unique challenges, fair judging, incredible prizes and most importantly a fabulous educational experience for participants. Ava stressed that her organization doesn’t care who you are behind the screen.“We want you to represent who you want to be on SL. You be you!” She added, “We don’t voice verify. We look solely at how well you can style and represent yourself in the Competition, and how well you can represent MMI as the winner.” Read the rest of this entry »

MMI 2017 Info Session

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MMI 2017 Info Session

MMI 2017 Information Session

Thursday, December 1 at 10AM & 4PM (slt)
Model’s Workshop Auditorium (Teleport)

Model’s Workshop welcomes Ava Jhamin and the MMI team for a one-hour info session on one of SL’s top Styling Competitions, Mr. & Miss Model International. If you’re undecided and have questions about MMI, come meet the team and get answers. Hear from past contestants, learn what it takes to be a winner, and get all of the information you need to enter this exciting Competition.

(Conducted on voice. Enable sound upon arrival.)

Frolic Mills Returns With a New School

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Trinity Graves and Frolic Mills

We had the pleasure of welcoming Frolic Mills back to the SL fashion world with a one-hour introduction to his new school, Advanced Modeling Academy, at Model’s Workshop on November 10, 2016. Joining him on stage was a member of his team, Trinity Graves, who started the session with a brief description of what the school has to offer, such as basic runway, advanced styling, photography, blogging, public relations and Frolic’s famous color matching techniques. Read the rest of this entry »

Model’s Workshop Styling Challenge November 16th 5pm SLT

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Literary Characters Styling Challenge

You are cordially invited to channel your favorite LITERARY CHARACTER at the Model’s Workshop Styling Challenge on November 16th, 2016 @ 5 pm/slt, MW’s HQ (teleport).

Make that special persona from your most beloved book come to life! Style them as they appear in the book or give it a twist and show them in a different setting. For example, perhaps your favorite is Anastasia Steele from 50 Shades of Grey, bring her to life as in the book or maybe have her dress for an exotic masked ball. Is your favorite Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series? Dress her for a day at Hogwarts or do a twist and put Hermione in Harry Potter Haute Couture! Do you enjoy mysteries, love stories, the classics? No book or character is out of the realm of possibilities! Use your imagination and your inventory to come up with your best literary character look! We can’t wait to see what you come up with!

These Model’s Workshop challenges offer a unique opportunity to show your styling abilities to a group of your peers and get direct feedback.

There will be a panel of judges who will give contest style ranking as well as audience participants with vast modeling experience giving positive critiques. Newer models gain insight into the contest procedure as well as the experience of the judging and critique process. Veteran models get a forum in which to continue to refine their styling skills. The winner will have their photo in ModeLS and Diversity Magazines. They will also have an interview with photos published in E N V Y Magazine! Their photo will be featured on the Model’s Workshop Blog as well as inworld at the Model’s Workshop HQ.

You need not spend a fortune on this challenge. Use your inventory in unique, outside the box ways.

Contact Rhiannon Colclough or AriannaJasmine Resident for an entry notecard. All entries must be in by November 13th, 2016 @ 5 pm/slt.

For more information on MW’s Styling Challenges, please click here.

Come bring your favorite literary character to life!

Art & Fashion by John & Eleseren

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John & Eleseren

John and Eleseren Brianna visited Model’s Workshop to give a talk on Art & Fashion in Second Life. The session took place on Tuesday, October 25th and had a packed room of guests who were eager to learn more about the topic. READ DETAILS about the event and check out photos

Art & Fashion Workshop

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Art & Fashion

When: Tuesday, October 25 at 5PM/SLT
Where: Model’s Workshop Auditorium

Join us as we welcome John and Eleseren Brianna, the dynamic duo at Kultivate Magazine, The Edge and Windlight Art Gallery, to speak about Art & Fashion in SL.

~~~ ABOUT THE TOPIC ~~~

The talk will focus on art and how this important form of expression brings life, passion and provocative statements to our style, on and off the runway.

As we all know, art and fashion go hand in hand. Fashion designers, being artists, create from their imagination and put on a digital canvas what they envision as artistic and fashionable. John and Eles together represent both worlds and offer a space for budding artists and designers to showcase their work.

After the presentation Eles and John will be giving away some very cool prizes for both guys and girls, so stick around for the draw at the end.

~~~ ABOUT THE SPEAKERS ~~~

Eles, who is COO and Fashion Editor at Kultivate Magazine, Editor and Curator at The Edge and the winner of Miss Virtual World 2015, is well known for her styling excellence and is one of the most recognized models in fashion. Her partner John (johannes1977), is the Owner of Kultivate Magazine (formerly Windlight Magazine) and Windlight Art Gallery. Both are involved in numerous fashion shows, charity events and art exhibits that showcase the incredible talents of artists in Second Life.

See you there!

Working with models who have RL disabilities

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Models with RL disabilities (rev)

Some of us in the fashion business in SL face mental and physical challenges in real life that sometimes affect our ability to perform. Join us for a talk on how to recognize the obstacles others face in RL and what we can do to show sensitivity, learn to work with them, and help them succeed.

When: Sept 29 at 5PM (slt)  -AND-  Sept 30 at 10AM (slt) – new time
Speaker: Suki Rexen
Where: Model’s Workshop (teleport)

Workshop is on VOICE. Please enable sound when you arrive.