Sunday @ 1pm slt-Kultivate Presents the Art of Myra Wildmist!

Join us this Sunday, July 5, 2020 from 1 to 3pm slt at Kultivate Loft Gallery, as we present the art of Myra Wildmist! The event will feature 2 live performers with a casual dress code. Slurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/28/114/32 You can lear more about Myra below: Myra Wildmist BIOGRAPHY: My art primarily explores the freedom onlineContinue reading “Sunday @ 1pm slt-Kultivate Presents the Art of Myra Wildmist!”

Kultivate Magazine’s March 2018 Issue is Now Available!

The March 2018 Issue of Kultivate Magazine is now available! This issue features The Butterfly Conservatory, an article on why you should use Flickr, spring art from various artists in Second Life, Bryn Oh’s new exhibition, the Bailey Norge’s sim, The Poet and the Prince of Denmark exhibition, the new Second Life mainland tier changes, aContinue reading “Kultivate Magazine’s March 2018 Issue is Now Available!”

SL Photography: JPG, BMP, or PNG?

Saving your photos to your hard drive is a handy option, allowing you to save your photos to your PC for easy cataloguing or editing. Second Life allows you to save your photos as either JPG, BMP, or PNG. Which file format is best for your photos? When you take a snapshot in SL, eitherContinue reading “SL Photography: JPG, BMP, or PNG?”

SL Photography: The problem with profile photos

Kultivate contributor Myra Wildmist is back with a new tutorial! This time she discusses the problem with profile photos: Do profile photos look stretched or compressed to you? You’re not alone. There’s a good chance a large part of the Second Life (SL) community sees your profile photo wrong. The problem is Firestorm (FS) –Continue reading “SL Photography: The problem with profile photos”

Kultivate Magazine’s April 17 Edition is Now Available!

On April 1, 2017 the next edition of Kultivate Magazine will be published (and no it is not an April Fool’s Joke)! This issue will feature artist Giovanna Cerise, the Rosehaven Sim, a preview of the Kultivate Spring 17 Art Show, The Grand Canyon in Second Life, live performer Melenda Mikael, a discussion of FlickrContinue reading “Kultivate Magazine’s April 17 Edition is Now Available!”

SL Photography: Using a 300mm telephoto lens

Kultivate Contributor Myra Wildmist is back with another SL Photography tutorial. This time she discusses how to use a 300 mm telephoto lens. In real life, a telephoto lens is often used to in situations where it’s difficult to get close to your subject, such as sports photography or wildlife photo. Getting close to yourContinue reading “SL Photography: Using a 300mm telephoto lens”

Kultivate Magazine’s March 2017 Edition is Now Available!

The March 2017 edition of Kultivate Magazine is now available! This issue features CasperTech Owner, Casper Warden; LaurieC Alexis, Co-Owner of The Keys Live Music Venues & Management Group, artist Nils Urqhart, The Ciottolina Rooftop Gallery, Builder’s Brewery, the Somewhere Sim, March stylings by The Edge Stylists, and two photo essays by Ilyra Chardin andContinue reading “Kultivate Magazine’s March 2017 Edition is Now Available!”

Kultivate Magazine’s February 2017 Issue is Now Available!

  The February 2017 issue of Kultivate Magazine is now available!  This issue features artistic and talented designer, Lyrical Bizarre. Illyra  Chardin provides images of romantic art in honor of Valentines Day, Guest contributor Miaa Rebane has generously provided images for a photo essay, Kinn Fiachra has a new mainland piece on The Outlands, Veruca Tammas visitsContinue reading “Kultivate Magazine’s February 2017 Issue is Now Available!”

SL Photography: Leonardo knew a little about portraiture

Kultivate Contributor Myra Wildmist is back with another tip, this time on how to create the perfect portrait: If you want to be an artist, you have to look at art. If you want to learn how to create a great portrait, look at the work of those who have already done great portraits. RememberContinue reading “SL Photography: Leonardo knew a little about portraiture”

SL Photography: 6 ways to take a great profile photo

Kultivate Contributor Myra Wildmist is back with more ways to enhance your SL Profile Photo: Time to get fancy. Last time, in the article, Taking your profile picture, I focused on the technical aspects of taking a profile photo – changing your image size, changing your lens settings, etc. In this article, I’ll focus onContinue reading “SL Photography: 6 ways to take a great profile photo”

Kultivate Magazine’s January 2017 Issue Preview!

On January 1, 2017 the next issue of Kultivate Magazine will be published! This issue will be a special edition issue and will feature over 40 images from the great artists of Kultivate. The issue will also feature  Bento from A to Z (everything from bento heads to the technical know how), CasperTech, Mr. SLContinue reading “Kultivate Magazine’s January 2017 Issue Preview!”

The December Issue of Kultivate Magazine is Now Available!

The December issue of Kultivate Magazine is now available! This issue will feature 3D artist, Haveit Neox, Ghee Co-Owner & Top Model Beatrice Serendipity, poet Kile Koba, Seanchai Library’s The Dickens Project, Baycity , Winter Art, DSA Aircraft, The Wastelands Sim, the new Linden Labs experience, Horizons; and a year review of Kultivate’s fashion division, TheContinue reading “The December Issue of Kultivate Magazine is Now Available!”

Kultivate Magazine’s December Issue Preview!

On December 1, 2016, the next issue of Kultivate Magazine will be published. This will be our last issue of 2016, so we made sure it is full of stories for you! This issue will feature 3D artist, Haveit Neox, Ghee Co-Owner & Top Model Beatrice Serendipity, poet Kile Koba, Seanchai Library’s The Dickens Project,Continue reading “Kultivate Magazine’s December Issue Preview!”

SL Photography: Taking your profile picture

Kultivate Contributor Myra Wildmist is back with another photography tip. This time she demonstrates how to take your profile picture in Second Life: Today, we’re finally going to take a profile picture. Yay! I’ll walk through this step by step, hopefully making it easy to understand. If you have any questions or need help, feelContinue reading “SL Photography: Taking your profile picture”

SL Photography: The problem with SL image defaults.

Kultivate Contributor Myra Wildmist is back with another SL Photography Tip, this time she discusses what is wrong with SL image defaults: Before I move on to portraiture and profile photos, it’s worth taking a look at the default sizes and aspect ratios of the images used throughout Second Life (SL). These have been goneContinue reading “SL Photography: The problem with SL image defaults.”

Kultivate Magazine’s November 2016 Issue is Now Available!

The November 2016 Issue of Kultivate Magazine is now available!  The following topics are in this issue: Inara Pey explores 360 Panoramic Photography in Second Life, Veruca Tammas explores the Outer Garden sim, Ilyra Chardin has an Autumn Art photo series, Kamille Kamla interviews poet Cortes Guitterz, The Edge Stylists showcase their November stylings, andContinue reading “Kultivate Magazine’s November 2016 Issue is Now Available!”

SL Photography: Wide-angle effects

Kultivate Contributor Myra Wildmist is back with another tutorial! This time she demonstrates how to create wide-angle effects: In our last few articles, we’ve been focusing on wide-angle lenses – the 20mm and 24mm lenses. As I mentioned, since they open of the field of view (FoV), widen it, they’re great for landscapes and capturingContinue reading “SL Photography: Wide-angle effects”

Kultivate Magazine’s October Issue is Now Available!

The October 2016 issue of Kultivate Magazine is now available! You can click the cover below to read the issue. This issue features the art of Sandi Benelli, photographer Amy Beebe, Potomac Homes Owner & Creator, Winter Loxely, Bird Art, Live Performer Ceci Dover, Charity in Second Life, Wanderlust Bench Art Park, the Sarawak Sim, and FasterContinue reading “Kultivate Magazine’s October Issue is Now Available!”