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Two Vintage Prints

by Omer.Z. Posted 22nd Jul 2007 at 12:35 AM - Updated 22nd Jul 2007 at 10:22 PM by Omer.Z.
13 Comments / replies (Who?) - 13 Feedback Posts
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I realised today that the dearth of vintage posters in-game annoys me a bit. So I set out to experiment with some prints I came across. The result....is decent, I think. My first try, anyhow. =) Err... the screenshots are not that great, but trust me, if you think the paintings look reasonably okay here, they look good in-game.

**EDIT** The poster with the woman is a Art Nouveau illustration by Alphonse Mucha, advertising Job Cigarettes. Thanks to HystericalParoxysm for the heads - up!

I really hope you like them. If you don't, well let me know then too! I might make some more of these, so feedback is really needed. ^.^

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13 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 12 Feedback Posts
Test Subject
#2 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 2:16 AM
I think they are beautiful! Thanks for sharing.
Field Researcher
#3 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 2:17 AM
i absolutely love them! thank you so much for sharing them hope to see more
Field Researcher
#4 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 12:50 PM
These are really good, I do hope you decide to make more!
Test Subject
#5 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 12:53 PM
I really like these, and would be very happy indeed if you decided to make more. I need more of this style in my game too, so thank you <3
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 2:10 PM
I just can't get this to download - every time I do I get a load of text all over the screen and nothing else
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#7 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 2:27 PM
Tramen - You're likely using a Mac and not using Safari. Try switching browsers, and search for "mac safari" here for more info.

Omer.Z. - Very cute - but you might find more people would be interested if you gave them a bit more accurate description and keywords. The poster with the woman is a Art Nouveau illustration by Alphonse Mucha, advertising Job Cigarettes. The other I don't know the artist, but you could use "Art Deco" as a keyword for it and be quite accurate.

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Lab Assistant
#8 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 2:34 PM
Love them both! Thank you so much; I too hope you make more. I love Art Nouveau and Art Deco.
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 5:21 PM
I get the same error as Tramen. I'm using the latest version of firefox (it updated itself 2-3 days ago) & I'm on a PC.

Maybe the file is corrupt?

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Lab Assistant
#10 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 7:55 PM
I've actually got the same configuration as rhldavies - firefox 2.0.0.5 and on a laptop. But I still get text, instead of the expected 505 error.
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Original Poster
#11 Old 22nd Jul 2007 at 10:17 PM
thank you all so much for the feedback! =D

HystericalParoxysm - thanks for the advice! I'll remember being more accurate. I did know it was from Alphonse Mucha, and art noveau. *haha* Well, first upload so forgive me.

Tramen and rhldalves - I also have the latest firefox and I downloaded the file again just now to make sure.... but it opens up fine. =S
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 23rd Jul 2007 at 3:14 AM
Amazing, an asset I can use for my sim home modeled after my real home. I just had to download because my mother has the Art Nouveau painting on the wall in our hallway, I see it everytime I leave my room

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#13 Old 13th Aug 2007 at 10:49 PM
vista PC latest version of firefox, and i get the huge jumbled text page error as well. what a shame. wonderful post.

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Lab Assistant
#14 Old 14th Aug 2007 at 1:22 AM
Ok, I tried to download this again using firefox on my PC and it still didn't work.

However, I decided to try using Internet Explorer 7 on my PC and the file downloaded with no corruptions.

Hope you have some luck with this Tramen.

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