So I'd figured out most things, and I decided I wanted to have a go at body parts. I researched skins, and decided that I already had the basic techniques for them, I just needed to get the art - and the time and patience.
Prim hair is texturing and building: again, art, time and patience.
So I decided to have a go at eyes.I found 'create new body parts' under 'create' in the inventory menu. (This is also where you create skins and new non-prim hair.)
As with clothing, I experimented with library textures and with sliders. You can get some really funky eyes that way - try it!
Then when I showed my friend my funky eyes, she asked for specific eyes from me. Grab the texture from Second Life's templates page, figure out where on the template the iris is - not that hard, they have a layer that's a guide for the iris - and once again, paint inside the lines.
Fortunately my friend's request was simple: she wanted a single-colour geometric shape, not a detailed, perfectly highlighted human-looking eye.
Be aware: eyes get rotated 90 degrees clockwise. So paint your eye, then rotate it 90 degrees counterclockwise before uploading it.
Just how do you identify an alt online?
3 months ago