This section of the site contains the articles on MESH. These articles are mostly oriented toward building things with mesh. Another page is oriented toward making clothes. See the menu for those pages.
Medhue Simoni is one of the better know modelers and animators in SL. He has a post in the SL Forum containing videos that show how to make your own LoD (Level of Detail) models. See: How to make LODs / Levels of Detail
LoD = Level of Detail. In 3D modeling LoD is a basic optimization technique used to increase performance. If you are making things, avatars, or clothes it is something to know about. Medhue explains what LoD is and shows how it affects your render and how to and how NOT to adjust for bad LoD … Continue reading
Gaia has a new post up on Machinimatrix.org. According to the announcement they have reached the end of design and are going into a user-testing phase. Those that have filed trouble tickets on the Machinimatrix bug reporter will get their copies of 2.0-24 first. The rest of us, later. There is a load of documentation … Continue reading
Today I got a notice that Slink updated their Physique, Hourglass, and Male Physique bodies. The update is free. Visit the store and click the Re-delivery terminal. You’ll be sent to a web page with a list of the Slink things you have purchased. You’ll get a new copy of your Slink body. I was … Continue reading
I am disappointed when I find a dress I like and there is no demo available. My buying habits are simple. If a clothing item costs more than L$50 and has no demo, I won’t buy it. I probably won’t buy any dress or blouse that costs less than L$50. If I violate those limits … Continue reading
Most animators attending the Bento UG meeting have been working with animating mesh heads and wings. But, the bones in the hands finalized some time ago. So, it is a little odd that we haven’t seen anyone do something with the hands. Now we have: Vista Animations has a demo of what they have done … Continue reading
Everyone is excited by the new Bento heads. They are pretty neat. I am also excited about Bento Wings. I have a collection of prim/sculpty wings in my inventory. Some are way gorgeous. But, they are mostly just there, when worn. Project Bento is going to change that. We will be able to animate the … Continue reading
Remember. Bento is not quite complete. This is as up to date information as you’ll fnd today.