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  • Educational Simulations in Second Life for Fashion Technology Students Elaine Polvinen, M.F.A., Professor Buffalo State College [email_address] SLCC 2007
  • In the Beginning…
    • Scepticism
    • Doubt
    • Educational Inquisitiveness
    • Curiosity
      • … Where would it all lead?
  • Background
    • Part of a larger campus-wide project.
    • Sponsored by SUNY Research Foundation 1/07.
    • Educational island purchased 2/07.
    • Campus pilot group started to support individual SL explorers and inform campus.
  • The Virtual Fashion Project
    • When?
    • How long?
    • What was the primary purpose?
    • What is the VF Project?
    • What applications are used for the project?
    • What are the project goals?
  • The Virtual Fashion Project Goals summarized are to:
    • - introduce fashion students with working and collaborating on various aspects of a fashion product development project in a 3D virtual reality setting.
    Detailed listing of project goals on http:// www.bscsecondlife.info /
  • The Process - To begin in SL
    • Sign on
    • Create an avatar
    • Navigate on land and air.
    • Teleport
    • Review inventory
    • Change Appearance
    • Play with Gestures
  • The Process
    • Create first new outfit in Appearance
    • Play with poseballs
    • Pose avatar
    • Take snapshot
    • Remove background in Adobe PS.
    • Upload to ANGEL drop box.
  • Meet the Students in SL
  • The Process
    • First T-Shirt Project
    • Robin Wood’s Tutorial & Template
    • Use design from previous class assignments
    • Upload to SL
    • Wear and Save new shirt in Appearance
    • Pose avatar at poseballs
    • Take snapshot
    • Remove background in Adobe PS.
    • Upload posed snapshot to SL.
  • First T-Shirt Project in SL
  • The Project Process
    • Fiber Design Students
    • Prepare and upload Fiber Design student textures.
    • Fashion students place textures in their inventory and incorporate them into their outfits.
  • The Project Process
    • Additional Outfits were developed from Uploaded :
      • textures
      • Robin Wood’s UV Templates
  • The Project Process - Virtual Fashion PRO®.
    • Intro to VF Pro
    • Step by step projects in class to learn application.
    • Each student developed 3 Fashion Layouts
      • Original garment
      • Original seamless texture
  • The Project Process – Build Presentation Packages
    • Each box contained the items that were organized in an inventory Fashion Folder. Items were named by:
      • Designer name
      • Fashion item name
      • Style Number
      • All permissions opened on every garment and texture.
  • The Project Process – Vendor Exhibit
    • Preparation of exhibit vendors
      • Go to NCI [New Citizens Incorporated]
      • Get Jim Wheeler’s MGV vendors
      • Customize them with textures and fashion poses.
      • Add fashion outfits to vendor.
      • Adjust vendor script and hover text.
      • Build and set-up Designer Logo
      • Open permissions.
  • The Project Process – The Fashion Show
    • Creation of Runway
    • Props
    • Music
    • Lights
    • Develop backdrop Logo
    • Animation Overrider for modeling
    • Rehearsal
    • Test Videos
  • The Project Process – The Fashion Show Video
    • Students completed it either
      • as a team
      • Individual
    All student videos can be viewed at http://www.bscsecondlife.info/ Select Fashion Project>SLCC 2007
  • The Project Process - ANGEL
    • ANGEL used for:
    • Resources
    • Links
    • Assignments
    • How to details
    • Drop boxes
  • Learning Outcomes
    • The following skills in a virtual environment:
      • Organizational
      • Creative thinking
      • Visual communication
      • Multi-tasking
      • Creative problem solving
      • Collaborative
      • Technology
      • Presentation
      • Market trend research skills
  • Learning Outcomes
    • Students gained experience and introductory skills with:
      • linking existing 2D concepts with new 3D concepts.
      • multiple techniques for virtual fashion garment development, presentation and product packaging
      • development of a virtual fashion exhibit; virtual fashion show production and presentation.
  • Feedback
    • None of the students had ever experienced a virtual environment before.
    • The majority never heard of SL or were familiar with the term “avatar.”
    • The majority thought SL was difficult to learn at first.
  • Feedback
    • What they liked:
      • Most of the students really liked walking,
      • flying, working with the Appearance menu
      • and thought that uploading files was easy.
      • They all really liked making the fashion show
      • video and working in Virtual Fashion PRO.
    • What they found difficult…
      • Organizational skills
      • Permissions
      • Script modification
      • Building
  • Conclusion
    • multiple aspects of fashion design, development, merchandising, advertising and promotion can benefit from developing custom project simulations in the virtual world.
      • fashion show
      • fashion product design, development and presentation.
      • store layout and design
  • Second Life
    • What does it provide for fashion students?
      • the advantage of gaining a specialized conceptual skill set from working in a 3D virtual reality environment that is free to access.
      • This open source virtual world will begin to prepare students for emerging employer expectations relating to 3D conceptualization.
  • Second Life
    • What does it provide for fashion education?
      • It provides programs with the tools to teach students a specialized (fashion) conceptual skill set from working in a 3D virtual reality environment that is free and open access for all programs.
  • Second Life is…
    • - an Ideal platform for development of:
      • long distance collaborations with fashion students and faculty from all over the world.
      • international virtual coursework.
  • The Next Phase: Fall 2007
    • Development of more intermediate teaching materials.
    • Addition of Poser for expanded virtual experience.
    • Secondary phase goals for SL and VF PRO®. include more advanced garment development and show production.
  • The Next Phase: Spring 2008
    • Introduce the introductory project again.
    • Dream goal
      • Extend this project to network with other fashion institutions.
  • Visit the Virtual Fashion Exhibit in SL
    • To visit the student exhibit in SL join the SUNY Buffalo State Guests group. Once you have joined the group search for Buffalo State region on the map and teleport over.
  • Thank you
    • Finn1 Flintlock
    Project WIKI http://www.bscsecondlife.info/ Select FASHION PROJECT>SLCC 2007