Ann Cudworth is the founder of Ann Cudworth Projects / Alchemy Sims. She is a seasoned Emmy Award winning design pro with 15 years design experience in virtual environments for network television, webcasts, and virtual worlds.
She combines 12 years design/visualization teaching experience on college level with 8 years of management for a network television design and fabrication department along with a solid background in virtual environmental design, fabrication, and technical/medical illustration. She holds an MFA in Scenic Design from NYU, and a BFA in Medical Illustration and completed post-grad studies at Pratt Institute in 3D software.
Over the last 5 years she has gathered the best and the brightest of builders, programmers, and artists for her collaborative build virtual world build group- Alchemy Sims. Alchemy Sims is dedicated to virtual space building and creating sim designs that support your concepts and marketing goals.
Together they have built such notable projects as:
“In Land - Search for the Sy” a game/sim involving a hunt / build challenge for the participants, designed for rapid game development and deployment in a virtual world like Second Life.(closed 2011)
“Beach Ride Interactive Art Park” a whole sim devoted to 3-D visualization and 3-D data display through the use of large scale kinetic sculpture. (Closed Dec 2010)
“Particles/Alchemy” an interactive Sim that tells the story of the Alchemists and sets up a treasure hunt (closed Dec 2009)
“Trees/Sundial” Second Life's first season changing Sim (closed March 2008)
“SL6-8B” Second Life 6th, 7th, and 8th Birthday celebration events as guest designers invited to participate in the birthday celebrations of Linden Labs Second Life. Our exhibits have included 3 giant "Pop-up" books (2009), that told the visitors three original stories in text and 3-D visual presentation animations as well as "Poetry Slam" games (2010) for making many styles of poetry on the "refrigerator magnets" we provide.
They have also built content for two books about Virtual World Design:
“Virtual World Design”
“Extending Virtual Worlds”
Alchemy Sims is dedicated to virtual space building and creating sim designs that support your concepts and marketing goals.