Beev Fallen has a fantastic SL Flickr, which is no surprise, because he's the guy who made this excellent tutorial on simulating reflections. "Freedom of Choice" is my personal favorite of his from the last few months.
"I realized that 'choices' we have, in virtual world, or in real world, are very limited," Beev tells me. "In fact, people tend to separate themselves, or they may have some kind of outward conditions which bring them to creating small closed communities with limited activities, which they are comfortable with. I think there's nothing wrong with that, but I just got a clear understanding of that thing in my head." So he wanted to visualize all that "as a bunch of tiny separated cells, and having a choice which cell you can stay in."
But how did he create the actual image in Second Life? Surprisingly it was pretty simple:
"Technically it was just a few prims in a sandbox and a friend of mine who wished to participate. We jumped into different cells until i got right picture," he tells me, grinning emotically. "No special lights, no tricks, even the concrete texture is from the Linden Lab library."
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