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Building a new Donjon Opensimulator and Blender at work.

Building a new Donjon Opensimulator and Blender at work.

The lost Castle has a main keep or “The Donjon” It was one of the first buildings we made  and it is a mix of prims, sculpties and for a good measure a few mesh items made it in the end. It was all linked in one overly large  file and every time  you got  close to the building  things started to get a bit sticky. What about if we build a new one from mesh alone?  Start up Blender and get to work, many triangles later I mean thousands and thousands ,   we have a new Donjon. A Japanese Castle is a structure with graceful lines, simple and clean. It is a post and beam construction,...

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Gassho-zukuri style house

Gassho-zukuri style house

In the mountain range to the south of the Lost Castle we have built a  Minka or farmhouse. The design is heavily inspired by the Gassho-zukuri style houses found in the mountainous Shirakawa-go Gifu Prefecture and Gokayama in Toyama Prefecture. The very high-peaked thick straw roof makes a wonderful view together with mountain terrain. The design helps to quickly dispatch rain and snow from the roof lessening the weight of the roof, letting the straw dry out quickly therefore stopping it from rot. This highland landscape has some of the largest snowfall in Japan, sometimes meters of snow covering...

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Nature and Landscape in the lost castle.

Nature and  Landscape in the lost castle.

The nature landscape, all its wonderful moments and sights are as I understand it the most difficult impressions to recreate. To see trees and flowers growing in places one would say impossible is truly at times mind-boggling. Miyoko Solo has a passion for all things nature as a 3D artist she is enhancing The Lost Castle landscape with Japanese flora and fauna rendering a variety of wondrous scenes. Miyoko is taking us back to a time when wildflowers grew more freely to a nature less interfered by man than what we have today, reminding us of the importance to care for our environment. Please view...

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Miyoko’s Flowers

Miyoko’s Flowers

It is all in the detail! Maybe not all but detail surely is what  makes good design  stand out. Miyoko’s knowledge and love for Japanese flora and fauna helps her greatly in her Digital artistry Japanese wild flowers are close to Miyoko's heart. Flowers are growing up in many places close to the river, forest,roadways and in the Castle town’s gardens. Hers is a sample of some of Miyoko's work

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Opensim avatar making

I working year 1600 period japanese outfit and hair style by mesh model creation. 17世紀日本の服装とヘアスタイルをメッシュモデルで作っています。なぜなら一般的にはセカンドライフやOSグリットなどのアバタのヘアスタイルを見栄えよく作るには150プリムから200プリムもの多いプリムカウントが必要で、装着するとアバタの活動に支障が出てきます。しかしメッシュモデルで作りますと35プリムから40プリムでリアルな髪型が作れます。ユーチューブにムービーで随時紹介してますので、ご覧ください。 http://www.youtube.com/user/2010miyokosolo?feature

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