2015 Notes on aging

National Center for Creative Aging Wisdom Seeker (SL) Ok–First, the Ageless Mind Project has just officially become a 501c3. We are going to be working with the National Center for Creative Aging on their new Caregivers Initiative. We want to bring it into SL. If you are interested in participating, contact me, [09:54] Wisdomseeker: Second, […]

2015 APL: Eight new publications on 2015-04-07

Another eight publications this weekAnd drat, I forgot the rice paper flowers! That’s for next time. Judith pointed out to me that my administrative backlog is worse than the publication backlog, so next time will have less publications than this one – but they will all get done (eventually). First, a bit of a riddle […]

A Night at the Virtual Theater

We had ourselves a time last night, we did.It started rough. I get to the theater an hour before curtain, Sam is there, we’re rezzing our avatars and costumes into the sim, I’m checking the set. Then I try to use my microphone. Nothin. I didn’t panic, at first. I hear Sam fine, he can’t […]

Avatar Repertory Theater Presents Iain McCracken’s “Throw Back the Rocket Man” @ 5PM PDT

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cookie/216/215/24Sets, costumes and props by Aley, adapted by Judith Adele (Ada Radius iSL).“You have one thing to do. Make that monster leave, and make him take his abomination with him.”By special permission of the author, our own Iain McCracken (Sodovan Torok iSL) we have adapted his hard sci-fi novella from the collection “Dreams and Snippets”, […]

2015 SHUTIN: A sobering experience, even for a teetotaler.

Originally posted by Thinkerer Selby Evans Reposted Archive by Admin Article Author: Sytske There was this question, what use is the Antique Pattern Library? We, New Media Arts, have our charitable purpose, where it’s worded to perfection of course, but what about the actual good it is? How do people profit from having that resource […]

Thoughts on Robert Frost, casting his dramas

It’s a familiar fact that in theater, roles written for men outnumber roles written for women. By a ratio of 2:1.*Avatar Repertory Theater, in its six year history of producing live, virtual theater, has usually counted in its roster about equal numbers of male and female voice actors. We’ve filled our character lists by casting […]

2015 APL: Eight new publications on 2015-03-30

The first is one of Marleens patterns, charted and since it’s a quarter pattern, with an extra illustration to show the complete pattern. Second, another of Flora Klickmanns books, “Pillow lace and handworked trimmings”. There’s three sections, Pillow lace, Needlepoint laces and handmade collars, Embroideries and trimmings, so it’s best qualified as a various-techniques book.

APL editing – using Acrobat Pro to crop and rotate

Sytske and I are planning a series of short notes on ways to approach editing the scans for Antique Pattern Library. There are many ways to do it, and we each prefer different software and workflows. Some things are true for all of the books.So here goes. OK, not so short today…Right now I’m working […]

Antique Pattern Library General info about pdfs

General info about the pdfs, which may not need repeating oftenYou need no password for opening.Anybody who gets a password-required-error, upgrade your Adobe reader first, since that’s the most frequent cause of problems. Then, please read the instructions at the top of the Catalog page. After upgrading the Adobe Reader, saving to disk, etc., see […]