Summary

Useful Links

Note - page still under construction

This page will include links for building related information, both on the web and inworld.

New links will be added as I find them, but if you find something interesting, send me an IM or Notecard inworld with the details of your new discovery and I will share it with the world :)

Places of Learning

The Ivory Tower Library of Primitives
Great Basic information on prims and how they can be manipulated.
Great tutorials through-out the building, so take your time to explore.
SLURL:http://slurl.com/secondlife/Natoma/163/191/32

Ivory Library Tower of Primitives

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The Particle Laboratory
Wow, so much colour and movement here. Interactive displays allow you to see how the scripts will behave. The particle effects are the most fun! Lots of templates for you to download and use based on the display model. Sandbox area allows you to try out your new skills.
SLURL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Teal/223/61/296

The Particle Laboratory

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Texture Tutorials
Tutorials offered by Robin Sojourner. Click on each station to receive a notecard about the featured texturing technique. Lots of great information here. Stroll around the surrounding area and marvel at the beautiful mosaic textures.
SLURL:http://slurl.com/secondlife/Livingtree/128/100/25

Texture Tutorials

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Scripting, Music and Science Library
The place to visit to learn about scripting. Start from level 1 and work your way around the Information boards. Build permissions mean that you can test your scripting skills right there.
SLURL:http://slurl.com/secondlife/Horsa/46/243/85

Scripting, Music and Science Library

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Schools and Classes Offered Inworld

NCI - New Citizens Incorporated
NCI have a wide range of classes that they offer on a regular basis. Very user friendly content that is suitable for beginners and even experienced builders. Class topics range from Beginner skills, building, scripting, sculpties, making clothes, water effects and many more. Use Search -> Education to find a class that suits your skill level and time zone.
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ASL - Academy of Second Learning
Another training school that offers classes suitable for beginners, ranging from Basic skills to building classes. Use Search -> Education to find a class that suits your skill level and time zone.
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TUI - Technical User Interfacing
Offers a wide range of classes for different skill levels, from beginners , intermediate and advanced. Class projects change frequently and offer a wide range of items you can build, script, texture and just generally have fun. Use Search -> Education to find a class that suits your skill level and time zone
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Fermi - Fermi University
Not many classes offered at this time. Use Search -> Education to find a class that suits your skill level and time zone.

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Torley's Video Tutorials

Torely Live
Very entertaining and even more informative video tutorial created by Torley Linden. Watermelons Anyone?Available on You Tube and via iTunes as video podcasts. For those with a download quota, or a slower speed, you may have to pace yourself as some of these tutorials are over 100MB in size! New additions on a weekly basis.
URL: Torley's Videos

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SL Tutorials on the Web

Mermaid Diaries
Wide range of tutorials that have great step by step instructions and pictures. Scroll down the list to view the available topics.
URL: Building Tutorials List Page
Blood Termagent
Beginner Scripting Information
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3D Modelling/Sculpties Links

Rokuro
Create Sculpted shapes as described on the web site: a carved solid around a central axis. (Mac and Windows)
URL: Rokuro Home Page
Tokoroten
Create Sculpted shapes via extrusion. (Windows-only)
URL: Tokoroten
Wings3D
The website describes it as a: sub-division modeller. (Mac and Windows)
URL: Wings 3D
Blender
From the website: Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite. (Mac and Windows).
URL: Blender

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