Sunday, July 29, 2007

A couple reminders:

1. Tomorrow is the last day for you to buy Tree of Life, my Relay for Life necklace.

2. I'm going to be at the Givenchi Opening Celebration tomorrow from 5 to 6 PM SL time. I'll be giving out goodie bags. (Which I, uh, have yet to put together. But I assure you, they'll be done by tomorrow!) Here's the announcement, plus tomorrow's schedule:

You’ve been wearing their creations, now get the chance to meet them! Join the announcements group "Givenchi Garment District News" to get all the details as they become available! The schedule for when each designer will be available will be posted to the group.

Prizes will be given away as well as a 2500L shopping spree for any and all stores at Givenchi Garment District! Must be present to win! Join the group so you know when the drawing will be held!

Sunday, July 29, 2007
3pm-4pm Anna Adamant, Jewelry by Anna
4pm-5pm Mischief Parvenu, Freak Fantasia Fashions
5pm-6pm Miriel Enfield of Miriel

Home to Second Life’s Hottest Designers
Grand Opening Celebration, July 28-29, 2007
Givenchi 199, 187

Friday, July 27, 2007

I finished the main jewelry expo build! Now I just have to do... okay, plenty of other stuff, but at least the huge main build seems to be done. (I will have to check its size against the number of participating merchants, though; it might be too small.)

I've got a custom dress that I still need to finish, and a couple of orders for custom eyes (those are easy, though). I haven't really felt in the mood to make jewelry lately, though -- or anything, really, but especially jewelry. I really need to release more fine jewelry, though.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

This week's release from Miriel is a messy bun called Artist. It's pinned in place with a sculpted hairpin, which can be changed (from gold to silver to black) or completely hidden. Available in single colors (L$100) or as a collection of all fourteen (L$290). Choose between copy/modify/no transfer and no copy/modify/transfer.

Want to try it on first? Working demos are available in all fourteen colors.

Get it at my store at Nouveau 115, 205.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

This week's release from Miriel is two collections of eyes. These eyes are entirely hand drawn, and use a stylized shading scheme for a beautiful, luminous appearance. All eyes are available in two sizes: the standard SL eye size, and a smaller, more realistic size.

Eyes are sold singly (L$50) or in collections of four eyes (L$125), and are available in both copy/modify/no transfer and no copy/modify/transfer versions. Demos are available, too.

Get them at my store at Nouveau 115, 205.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Ah, I'm behind. So very behind. I've got a custom dress I really need to get cracking on.

And I lost a whole day today because my computer went kablooey. I couldn't install the new version of SL and someone suggested I run scandisk, and when I did that... well, everything went all to hell. I had to call tech support and it took hours to fix.

In good news, though, remember my proposal to change glow rendering? It's been incorporated into the current Windlight build! It can be set to a value from 0.00 to 1.00.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

I didn't quite have time to release something today, so instead you get a sale. All fine jewelry -- that is, all the jewelry in the Miriel line, not the Miriel Everyday line -- is 50 percent off. Sale items are marked with a big red sticker, so no worries about finding them. This is a one week only sale.

Save only at my store at Nouveau 115, 205.

Monday, July 09, 2007

I am, little by little, finishing up the alpha version of the vending system. I need to make sure it works under all typical circumstances (it currently appears to work under most, but not quite all), and then I'll move on to testing it in less typical ones. I'm also trying to optimize the code as I go, and that still needs some tweaking. Then, when I'm done with that, I need to log my alt on and see how it handles simultaneous orders. The main vending script has been through all this (though I plan to see if there's any way I can optimize it more); it's the gift card script I'm working on.

When that's all done, I need to gather a bunch of people at once and have them use it at the same time, to see how many simultaneous orders it can handle before it implodes. And after that's done (and the script is set to prevent too many simultaneous orders), I'll start giving out beta versions to people who want one and are feeling adventurous. (Remember, you get what you pay for.) And if that goes a while without the vendors crashing or eating people's money or allowing things to be stolen using gift cards, I'll put the thing on the market.

I also plan to work on a sister script to help with packaging up items. Stick a script in a fatpack, stick the fatpack and another script in a box, and the thing will churn out single boxes for you.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

This week's release from Miriel is a necklace and earrings set called Beatrice. It's got hand drawn gem textures and comes in three metals (gold, silver, and black) and seven gemstones. The gem textures (except for the jet) are new for this.

Sold singly or in collections of all black, gold, or silver pieces. Your choice of copy/modify/no transfer and no copy/modify/transfer. Demos available.

Also, for the next week remember that I'm running a treasure hunt for ten (free) limited edition copies of the set. (Three have already been found.) They'll be hidden around my plot at random times; for notification of when a release is made, join my update group, Miriel's Latest. (For more information, see this post.)

Get it all at my store at Nouveau 115, 205.