The Returning – by Marcus Inkpen

The greatest thing that SL does is bring people from different walks of life together to share experiences and ideas. One of these ways is through visual art. Second Life has seen amazing artists come and share their art with the world, who would otherwise be unknown, but because of this great medium are able to create a fan base for their work. Over time though, we have lost a lot of our ‘sim landscaping artists’, due to real life obligations, changes in their environment and a variety of other reasons. What I call sim landscaping artists are slightly different to landscapers. They are artists that take a whole sim and use it as their canvas to portray a feeling, a message; one of the most well known ones was AM Radio. So when I saw a small snapshot of “The Returning” on the destination page I had to go take a look. Marcus Inkpen has created a wonderful and peaceful environment that I truly hope sticks around for a while. Take a wander for yourselves and soak in the environment that Marcus has created.

From the land description:

The Returning
Marcus Inkpen, reknown creator and artist in SL, explores the spiritual connection we once experienced, as an integral part of life, now lost – but lying in wait for our return.

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**raw images from second life**
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Freckles 1: ::DT:: ::JoLiE:: V2 Beautymarks Moles and Xtra Freckles (face)
Freckles 2: .la petite morte. Iris freckles
Cuffs: Toxic Bish Unisex Handcuff
Earrings: Donna Flora ARTURO earring
Nails: dirtyland dl:: Extreme Long Nails
Hair: Analog Dog issues paprika Hair Fair
Dress: MONS [Wild] / Luda Longdress -latex black-
Shoes: N-core TRIUMPH “One Voice Edition” One Voice
Collar: SiniStyle Colubridae Collar
Skin: (fd) Bird Skin – Matte Cateye 6 (No Brows)
Eyes: .ID. April Gift / Gem Eyes in Sunset

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Hair Fair is coming-Iren

Hair Fair is coming and that means TONS of new hair from your favorite designers and the chance to discover new ones. Opening soon, be sure to join the demo group so you may try on hairs in the comfort of your own home! Be sure to keep a watch on the official Hair Fair blog for more news!

Iren is more known for skins, but does offer a small collection of beautiful hairstyles. This year, along with many other designers, Iren’s hair has gone mesh! The hair that I’m featuring in this post, is a gorgeous long tressed maiden style called Melanie. (couldn’t decide which lighting I liked better so am posting both)

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Wearing:

Freckles 1: .la petite morte. Iris freckles
Freckles 2: ::DT:: ::JoLiE:: V2 Beautymarks Moles and Xtra Freckles (face)
Lashes: MG – Eyelashes – Party – Swallow Wings – B -
Feet: SLink Jolie Pied v2.0.1 High Bare
Headpiece: *EC* Snowdrop Garland – Headpiece
Outfit: *EC*Will O’ The Wisp – Fairy Fantasy – Anathema (White)
Hair: [Iren] Melanie-copper coming soon to HAIR FAIR
Skin: LAQ ~ Elena – Natural edition – [Milky] 01 ONE VOICE
Eyes: .ID. April Gift / Gem Eyes in Sunset