View Full Version : Appropriate size for custom paintings?
16th May 2007, 11:24 AM
As many of you who have Seasons know, this EP came with the option to add your own personal pictures to the Pictures folder, which I like as Alt-Tabing out of the game was getting a little bothersome. However, even though it comes with the options to 'crop' or 'fit' the picture into the frame, my pictures always get painted looking a little skewed.
Does anyone happen to know the 'perfect' size to make a picture so that it comes out looking exactly like it does outside the game?
16th May 2007, 1:04 PM
I make all mine:
width: 250 pixels
height: 400 pixels
or anything with the same ratio (500x800, 375x600, etc)
16th May 2007, 6:26 PM
I resize the pictures I use to exactly the same dimensions as the pictures used by Maxis, which are:
Using these dimensions, my pictures have looked great in game and have not become distorted :)
16th May 2007, 9:08 PM
Thanks to you both. I now have a good guideline with which to make my pictures. :) A 5:8 ratio sounds pretty good.
16th May 2007, 9:28 PM
Yes, thank you! Mine have all been trial and error so far...:D
18th May 2007, 5:46 AM
Oooh!! This has helped me as well. Thanks everyone. :)
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