I first stumbled upon Al Vulo last year, when I saw their skins on the SL Marketplace, but it didn’t impress me enough to want to blog them. Recently, I gave Al Vulo another try, and I’m blown away by the progress, and the adorable face. Here’s a secret for SL skin designers – as a customer, if I’m in love with your skin’s face, I will buy it. Having both a fantastic body and a gorgeous face is a winning combination, but many SL residents will simply “love” a skin for its face.
With DoF | Without DoF
I photographed this skin with Depth of Field turned on, but I made sure to focus on the face so you guys can see it nice and clear. As you can see from the image above, the difference is very subtle and the only area that is blurred is the hair, and some of the neck area.
I confess, I’m addicted to DoF now, so if there’s any ‘blur’ it’s probably due to my using DoF and not the skin itself.
I’m wearing the Elena skin, in Sunkissed tone. I tried both Pale and Sunkissed, and decided that Sunkissed was much warmer and better for photographing. I thought the Pale tone was too pale, though it is lovely, I am not usually that pale in SL, so I went for the darker Sunkissed tone instead. I do think this skin needs a “Light” tone option, something that’s between Pale and Sunkissed, cos that’s typically “my” tone of choice as it works with both light and dark hair colors.
Like I said at the beginning of my post, a gorgeous face sells. This skin is gorgeous, the body could use some improvements — but it’s not bad! Each skin pack comes with 6 makeups (2 versions of each, so really, 12 total), hair base, natural and cleavage versions too.
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What I’m Wearing:
LeLutka – Amanda 3 hair (Bournville)
Kungler’s Extra – Perolas (Golden & Abalone)