The odyssey of a Pink Dress in pixels

A shaggy-dog story of a virtual art collaboration in the Metaverse.

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The original Pink Dress, in Tilt Brush. Björk-worthy? I hope so.
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A still image taken from Seeds of Space, a series of 3D VR artworks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. I made the Pink Dress as one of the forms embedded as a germ in a Seed.
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Lenara (Y0b) in her voxel finery in Cryptovoxels. Note that I’m the only naked avatar at the party.

Here’s what we did:

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The dress in its Seeds of Space incarnation (in still and gif incarnations)—hurtling fashion through the galaxy.
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The dress as loaded onto 3D publishing platform Sketchfab.
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The dress pulled from Sketchfab into Blender.
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Lenara broke the model into several parts in MagicaVoxel.
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Lenara installed the Megavoxel sculpture version of the Tilt Brush dress in her parcel (go visit!) on Cryptovoxels.
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Womped from within: Lenara’s voxel sculpture photographed from within, then tokenized on Rarible. Lenara named this piece “Inside a dress I see the sky”.
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Lenara’s artwork, available on Rarible with an Unlockable offering bonus gifts.
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Collector Brookhawk bought the piece and displayed it in his Cryptovoxels gallery. You can visit it here.
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Lenara’s second piece based on the dress – available on Rarible at the time of this writing. It includes secret goodies in the Unlockable.
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Left: Lenara’s Womp of the sculpture on her parcel, now augmented with her voxel sculpture “The All-Seeing Eye Overlooking the Playa”. Right: The Wompbot’s tweet.
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Buy this NFT to unlock the Poly and Sketchfab files of the original Pink Dress.

Are we there yet?

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Here we are at the Cryptovoxels Pink Dress sculpture in our new voxel threads. I am wearing two fascinators, because why not?
The Pink Dress that launched a ridiculous chain reaction of digital artmaking across the Metaverse.

organic unidirectional time machine // writer + artist // aka oculardelusion // karenfranceseng.com

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