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Avatar in a Box Challenge – The Magician’s Assitant’s Nightmare

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Vanessa Blaylock is one of the most creative people I know in Second Life. So, leave it to her to come up with a zany challenge! This is the Avatar in a Box Challenge, whereby you put your avatar in…um…a box. Pretty simple, actually – it’s sheer genius and leaves a lot of room for creativity.

My mind, as it is sometimes wont to do, took a bit of a left turn as I was thinking of what to do. What I originally thought was a simple idea became a little more difficult when I had to figure out a way to build my box and find a pose that works. I ended up editing two trunks to create my “box” and made my own pose after searching my inventory and Marketplace for a suitable pose – and failing. All poor Chance had to do was lie there and not get abused by the rabbit 😉

The premise of my photo is simple: the poor magician’s assistant’s worst nightmare comes true when, during rehearsal in a dark basement, the magician suffers a heart attack midway through cutting her in half.

So, maybe I stretched the bounds of the challenge with this photo, but hey, it’s an artist’s prerogative 😉

Check out Vanessa’s blog comments for other entries in the coming days, like Strawberry Singh’s entry. And Vanessa is planning on issuing a new challenge every Friday, based on inspiration by an artist. You can leave a comment about what artist you would like to see there, too.

Now, dammit, where did I leave that duct tape???

Pretty stuff I’m showing off:

On Peep:

Lingerie: Zaara : Chanchal Lingerie *onyx* – Maitreya appliers by Zaara Kohime (comes with the Maitreya Lara Mesh Body)
Shoes: KoiKoi SIren Red by eku Zhong
Hair: *ARGRACE* Akane – Ginger by rika Oyen
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V1.0 by Onyx LeShelle
Skin: -Glam Affair – Amberly II skin – America 13 C by aida Ewing (available at Kustom9 Dec. 2014)
Hands: Slink Mesh Hands (av) Casual (L) & Splayed (R) by Siddean Munro
Feet: Slink Mesh Feet (Av) High by Siddean Munro
Hand & Feet appliers: -Glam Affair– Slink Hand & Feet Skin Appliers AD by aida Ewing
Eyes: [ MUDSKIN ]_Glass Eye_Blue3_w1 by Sopha Portal (available at Kustom9 Dec. 2014)
Lashes: Mon Cheri *MC* “Falsies” Eyelash by Freya Oliveri

On Chance:

Suit and shoes: Meli Imako MI86832 Mesh Men’s Tuxedo Suit by MW Boa
Hat & Rabbit: galera TOPHAT MAGO and CONEJITO HAND LEFT MAGO (part of the “SELVA DESINGS” Magician Male Outfit – Mago) by Selva Magic
Hair: *ARGRACE* RYO – Dark Brown by rika Oyen
Hands: Slink Male Hands (AvEnhance) M L – Relax by Siddean Munro
Feet: Slink Male Feet (AvEnhance) Flat by Siddean Munro
Skin: Fruk – Jeremy skin shade 3 Dark brown by Chucky Hollak

Boxes (modified): {what next) Mayfair Trunk (saddle brown) – no animations by FrankLee Anatra
*Table: 22769 ~ [bauwerk] Beergarden Table Plain by Paco Pooley
*Stage: Kuro – Corner stage by Luana Dawg (part of the Rhapsody Jazz set)

Pose (Peep): Avatar in a Box by Peep Sideshow (not for sale)
Pose (Chance): Topazz Laying down animations Lying on front by Topazz

Photo taken using the LumiPro HUD by Stefan Buscaylet

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