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Sailor Jerry Vintage Tattoos that Really Stick!!!

by SpaceDoll Posted 25th Oct 2007 at 8:56 AM - Updated 25th Oct 2007 at 9:28 AM by SpaceDoll
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Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
They don't go missing when you change into your shorts!! They don't even run in the shower!!
Here are my next tattoo overlays based on Morague's terrific object. These are much more fun than my last ones, 'cause I got to choose the tattoos, rather than sticking to the Maxis stuff. So, I chose tattoos from vintage flash by a famous tattoo artist, Sailor Jerry. They are very traditional tattoos, in traditional colors (lots of red, green, and black), so I made them sort of faded out, so they looked, well, old-school! Because of this, they are sort of hard to see in my screen shots, so I included some more detailed pics of the flash. I tried to make these combinable, by putting the tattoos in each set on just one side of the body. So, for example, your male sim can wear sets 1 & 3 at the same time, and have tattoos on his back, chest, right and left bicep, and right and left forearm. The complete sets are pictured and described below.


Female sets:
Set 1 includes a rose below the navel and a rose design on the lowerback.
Set 2 includes a swallow on the right chest, a red flower on the right hip, and a yellow flower on the right upper arm.
Set 3 is a large peacock on the belly.
Set 4 includes two butterflys (not identical) on the shoulder blades, a swallow on the left thigh, and a rose on the left forearm.
Set 5 is a large back piece of a peacock and a snake fighting.




Male sets:
Set 1 is a large ship back piece, a mermaid and anchor on the right bicep, and an anchor with a shield on the right forearm.
Set 2 includes a large eagle over a sun on the upper back, a brunette pin-up girl on the right forearm, an oriental dragon on the right bicep, and two little hearts with an arrow through them on the butt!
Set 3 has a large portrait piece on the chest (called the Cape Horn Lady), a panther on the left bicep, and a square cross on the left forearm.
Set 4 includes a snake and dagger on the left bicep, a geisha on the left forearm, and a winged oriental dragon on the left calf.
Set 5 is a (different) mermaid on the left ribs, an anchor with a rope on the back of the left forearm, and an octopus on the right calf.
Just a few notes, for those unfamiliar with these kinds of overlays. Morague based her original object on the sunburn overlay that came with the Seasons EP, so you must have it for this to work. It will appear to be a crate in the Misc./misc. section of your catalog. Clicking on it will give you a pie menu, with options to add or remove set 1, 2, 3, etc. You will experience a short lag the first time you use the object, so don't panic. And, go thank the original Morague object; she made all this possible!

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Instructor
#2 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 10:24 AM
Oh, thank you so much! I recently downloaded the overlayer, but I've been hoping for some more designs--these are great, thanks again
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#3 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 10:36 AM
You are welcome, my first poster! Hopefully, I will have some more soon.

i've massacred my manicure, (am i poisoned flesh?)
and made a mess, (a sweet caress)
of morning light to midnight.
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 11:00 AM Last edited by JLonier : 8th Nov 2007 at 6:50 PM.
Great stuff. I never used tattoo skins before because I didn't want them passed down genetically and this solves that problem nicely.

Keep up the good work

"Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science." - Charles Darwin
Field Researcher
#5 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 11:19 AM Last edited by JLonier : 8th Nov 2007 at 6:50 PM.
Wonderful! Can't get enough of your wonderful tats!
Now sims can have some old style ink! Thanks

You're lying to Sam like he's your wife. Which kinda makes me your mistress.
Field Researcher
#6 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 12:04 PM
Oh man I just love all of tem but i like the peacock the most. I want to get a large back piece done myself, all tree frogs and jungle vines etc.
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#7 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 12:30 PM
These are sooo awesome! Thanks so much for sharing :D

Need to know which object came with which EP or SP? Check the CEP Object database
Test Subject
#8 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 4:02 PM
Another excellent job! Real world tats too, I like it! My favorites so far are the two peacock tatoos, they're beautiful. Are your sets each going to be themed from now on? Please, keep 'em coming. :D
Test Subject
#9 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 4:32 PM
I vote fire and barbed wire and crosses next! Can't have traditional tats without fire, barbed wire, and crosses.

Maybe a "mom." Heehee

These look... so very good and real. Awesome job.
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 5:08 PM
these are so beautiful. i'd love the pretty pin-up girl from the man's set 2 not only for my female sims (Amy Winehouse alert!!) but also on me.... i think she's gorgeous :D

thank you sooo much again, and i really hope you keep doing more tattoo overlays.

if you ask me what im thinking.... the answer is always the same.

girl with a one track mind over here.
Field Researcher
#11 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 5:36 PM
oh man oh man, thank you times a billion, i tried to do this, but got way too confused. these are great!!! <3 Sailor Jerry!
Thank you!!!

*waves hi*
Test Subject
#12 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 8:02 PM
WOW! Fabulous work! Now see me being confused. Will these override the first set you made? Or if we add these will they be in a separate ‘crate’?
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#13 Old 25th Oct 2007 at 9:25 PM
Hey, jaideen, these are a separate object with a new GUID, so you can have them all. I will make more, and you can have those, too. My tester house is starting to fill up with crates!
@ Midnight Voyager: I intend to do some more "modern" vintage tattoos, like the biker stuff. I almost did a Mom tattoo from Sailor Jerry, but I hate stuff in English in my game. Do you know the Simlish for Mom?
@absolutelyfabulous: I love the pin-up girls, too. A lot of Sailor Jerry's were to racy for MTS2, though. I will definitely do a pin-up collection, but, if I have to, I might upload at SexySims2. I have to see how the tats I choose look, and how the mood strikes me.

i've massacred my manicure, (am i poisoned flesh?)
and made a mess, (a sweet caress)
of morning light to midnight.
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 26th Oct 2007 at 1:22 AM
WOW you're amazing! Thank you for these! And for the maxis ones!
I've tried playing around with these, making a hairy overlay for male sims (and females) but it always reverts to morague's original textures
I'll have to keep playing with it, or wait for someone else to perfect it.. hahah nah, thanks! I love these
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#15 Old 26th Oct 2007 at 2:14 AM
Actually, another uploader here and I were discussing doing some body hair overlays. Don't know how long you might be waiting, but they are definitely on the way. As for female body hair, check Morague's upload at the adult site.

i've massacred my manicure, (am i poisoned flesh?)
and made a mess, (a sweet caress)
of morning light to midnight.
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 26th Oct 2007 at 3:43 AM Last edited by crowridgestudio : 26th Oct 2007 at 3:48 AM.
I love vintage things! These are so authentic too...beautiful! I'd really enjoy having one of the most "classic" vintage tattoos, "MOM", myself. I have a thing for Simlish too though, so I usually change the text over, when I download something with English or other letters.

SIMale on this site has a download available where you just type in the English, and it translates your English text into Simlish:
Quote:
*UPDATED 26/9* Simlish Font - Write Simlish with ease

VERSION 2.00 & VERSION 1.05

Translate written text from latin CAPITAL LETTERS
to simlish letters. With this font you can easily make consistant
sim-real posters, signs, logos etc. Just write the text, select it and change the font to the Simlish and you're done.

Here's the link: http://www.modthesims2.com/showthread.php?t=191325
Also, here's a small zip that has the text MOM in one of SIMale's Simlish fonts, if you want. It's .png format--black on a transparent background, so easy to use if ya feel like it.

Cheers!
Suzanne
Download - please read all instructions before downloading any files!
File Type: zip MOM_In_Simlish.zip (5.6 KB, 37 downloads)
Forum Resident
#17 Old 26th Oct 2007 at 2:59 PM
Ooo!
Thanks.

//HB

♥Adam Ant♥
No, I don't take request at the moment
11/7 -09 My beautiful niece was born!
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 26th Oct 2007 at 7:17 PM
wow great job these look amazing.

Live life to the fullest.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#19 Old 26th Oct 2007 at 7:46 PM
Thanks, Suzanne, for the linkies. So, a "Mom" tattoo will definitely be in the works. I am currently working on two tattoo projects: another vintagey feel collection (I think), and some tattoos by xnymphetaminex uploaded as skin tones here. I have no ETA, but a week at least! Thanks, everyone, for your enthusiasm!

i've massacred my manicure, (am i poisoned flesh?)
and made a mess, (a sweet caress)
of morning light to midnight.
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 27th Oct 2007 at 6:20 AM
So awesome! I love Sailor Jerry's work. Now my sims can too.
Field Researcher
#21 Old 27th Oct 2007 at 10:06 AM Last edited by JLonier : 8th Nov 2007 at 6:51 PM.
Damn boy, I think you just ruined my career
I've been trying to do this, but I just can't ...
I have no clue on how to this even with the tutorial...

my point: good work! I love these designs, I hated the first ones, ugly designs and such, but these, are great!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#22 Old 27th Oct 2007 at 11:19 PM
I know what you mean about the ugly Maxis Tattoos. In fact, I edited one to make it less ugly, but no one would notice but me. I just had one Sim, with those stupid tattoos, and when he graduated from Uni, they were gone, and it pissed me off. So I forced myself to do this. I did it wrong a bunch, but with some advice from Morague, finally finished it after, like, a month. So, it was a long road, but worth it for some permanent tattoos without the genetics. Glad you like them, hope to have some more soon!

i've massacred my manicure, (am i poisoned flesh?)
and made a mess, (a sweet caress)
of morning light to midnight.
Test Subject
#23 Old 29th Oct 2007 at 3:11 PM
You are a Goddess. I love Morague's concept, but the tattoos were kind of fugly. I place blame solely on Maxis. But these are great. I tried to make my own, but I almost threw my laptop across the room in frustration. So for my computer's sake, I gave up. Can't wait to see more from you
Test Subject
#24 Old 6th Nov 2007 at 2:03 AM
WOnderful, one of my favorite new downloads. I really appreciate the time and effort used to create this. However, I did have a problem : everytime I exit the game the tattoos disappear :*(, is there a way to fix this glitch?
Test Subject
#25 Old 6th Nov 2007 at 2:03 AM
WOnderful, one of my favorite new downloads. I really appreciate the time and effort used to create this. However, I did have a problem : everytime I exit the game the tattoos disappear :*(, is there a way to fix this glitch?
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