Enchantment’s a Midsummer Night’s Dream Photo Contest Winners!

I’d like to finally announce and congratulate the winners of this round of Enchantment’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Photo Contest! I’m sorry it took so long, I ran a bit behind this week. Thank you to everyone who entered, all the pictures were stunning and magical! The winning pictures will be on display at The Lost Unicorn Gallery soon.

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A link to all the entries: www.flickr.com/groups/amidsummernightsdream/

And as for the winning pictures……..

1st Place

Midsummer’s Evening by Tamzin Xigalia

2nd Place

Midsummer Night’s Dream by Meriluu

3rd Place

I’ll Met by Moonlight by Cybele Moon

HONORABLE MENTIONS

The Stag by Aurila Tigerfish

Midsummer Night by Razor Cure

Entry 2 by Kika Yongho

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Nino Ventura

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Entry 1) by Wren Carling

Nature by Icy, an Exhibition Starting Saturday, June 5!

Artist Icy will be showing many of his amazing works at The Lost Unicorn Gallery starting this Saturday, June 5! He has several new, never posted pictures and quite a few others as well. All show off his wonderful talent for making each picture look like a photograph with their clarity and depth along with the unique angles he captures in his shoots.

This show’s focus is on his love of nature and the animals that inhabit the great outdoors. Pictures will be for sale and all proceeds will benefit Friends of Animals, an animal advocacy organization.

We will also be showing new work at the gallery and have three special guest artists this round:

  • Doddy
  • Jeanette StellaMarina
  • Serena Seetra

Stop by for this must see exhibition!

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Enter Enchantment’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Photo Contest!

**background image by Cybele Moon. See her stream here:
www.flickr.com/photos/cybelmoonstruck/

“The earth has music for those who listen.”

Enter your pictures in this round of Enchantment’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare c. 1595 or 1596. The play is set in Athens, and consists of several subplots that revolve around the marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta. One subplot involves a conflict between four Athenian lovers. Another follows a group of six amateur actors rehearsing the play which they are to perform before the wedding. Both groups find themselves in a forest inhabited by fairies who manipulate the humans and are engaged in their own domestic intrigue. The play is one of Shakespeare’s most popular and is widely performed.

Pictures will be judged based on creativity, originality and staying within the theme. Most of all, have fun with it!

Guidelines….

  1. Please enter your pictures based on the theme, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.
  2. You may submit up to 2 pictures
  3. Pictures may be raw, edited or photoshopped
  4. No nudity allowed (no private parts showing or sexual acts)
  5. Please submit pictures by 11:59pm SL time on Sunday, May 30.
  6. Submit to the Flickr group link below (labeled “contest entry”):
    www.flickr.com/groups/amidsummernightsdream/

PLEASE REMEMBER TO LABEL PICTURE “CONTEST ENTRY”

  1. Winners will be chosen based on originality, creativity and staying within the theme of the contest

PRIZES FOR ….

1ST PLACE: 5000L

2ND PLACE 3000L

3RD PLACE 1000L

Enjoy 🙂

Sims Featured in SL Destinations Blog!

What a wonderful surprise I found last night! I was logging in to the SL website and just happened to see the words FINIAN’S DREAM under Blog Feeds. Finian’s Dream, Storybook and The Lost Unicorn Gallery were all featured in a video created by Draxtor Despres. I’ve shared the video and blog below:

This week we invite you to take a fantastical journey to the regions created by Resident Natalie Starlight and Nessa Nova.

United by thematic elements that draw from fairy tales, the fantasy genre, and her boundless imagination, these regions are visually sumptuous and will truly make you feel as if you have been transported to a different world.

The Lost Unicorn Gallery, shown in the video, features a beautiful elven castle full of amazing fantasy artwork. There are monthly shows and events for different artists, as well as rotational exhibits. Check out the official website for more information on the latest featured artist, cottage rentals, and photos.

Finian’s Dream (created by Nessa Nova), based on old Celtic Ireland, is a mysterious mountainside village. Walk into the fog to explore the castle, tavern, and rolling green hills.

There is also Storybook, which has a more whimsical aesthetic. Frolic amongst the flowers and glistening trees! This region welcomes all avatars but is a particularly wonderful place to visit for elves, faeries, fauns, satyrs, fae and the like.

Video Production Credits:
Draxtor Despres

Opening for Artist Oso This Sunday at 10am!

Come by The Lost Unicorn Gallery and take in the amazing artwork of artist Oso! Oso has a passion for using special effects and illusions in his pictures. He does an fantastic job of merging the real with the unreal, the believable with the unbelievable and that is what this show focuses on. Oso also creates many other types of pictures as well, many within the fantasy realm. You will see a good range of his work on display.

We also have 2 special guest artists showing many of their fantasy works among others:

Seb
Justice Pedroia

DJ Feather will play from 10am to 2pm. Be sure to stop by and enjoy the festivities!

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