Sunsets Sepias and Other ‘Scapes



I’ve missed a lot in SL the last several months, but I’m baaaaaaack! I hate missing parties and I missed the Victorian Vernissage in Caledon back in November. The vernissage was for Callipygian Christensen’s newest art exhibit: Sunsets Sepias & Other ‘Scapes. Honour was fortunate enough to be there, in proper Victorian dress. I knew I would probably miss the vernissage so Calli invited me over to watch her as she hung the pictures. These photos were all new to me. This exhibit is a collection of images of the Great Wall and the countryside around it. Calli has been experimenting with sepia tones and the results are lovely.

Although the exhibit started back on December 14th, it will be on display until January 30, 2011 at the Kiku Gallery of Amatsu Shima. When I went to visit, the sim had already gone into winter-mode. It is a beautiful sim. I played about with the windlight settings, trying to practice. It takes me awhile, but ultimately I’ll grasp some of the essentials of lighting.

I enjoyed the gallery also. Often I end up in places where I need to figure out how to get from one altitude to another. Yeah, these things are still difficult for me. This building has simple, clean lines. The architecture is not fighting with the art work. In the center of the building is a restful area with benches, open to the sky. Both the exhibit and the building have a serene atmosphere.

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2 Responses to “Sunsets Sepias and Other ‘Scapes”


  1. 1 Calli January 5, 2011 at 11:25 am

    Happy New Year Ahuva..and thank you for such a wonderful review!

    One correction, to avoid confusion if I might – there are actually 2 exhibits involved in the images you mention 🙂 The sepias of the great wall are still on exhibit at my permanent Tamrannoch gallery here: http://slurl.com/secondlife//87/197/23

    The ‘Sunsets, Sepias and ‘Scapes’ exhibit is a temporary one at the Kiku Gallery at Amatsu – and you are right, it is a lovely gallery to be exhibiting in. Many of those images were taken in the Amatsu sim itself.

  2. 2 Calli January 5, 2011 at 11:27 am

    grrrr – that SLurl managed to remove the sim name..here is the correct one:

    http://slurl.com/secondlife/Caledon%20Tamrannoch/87/197/23


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