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Mrs.Black/Harry Potter paintings

by calico Posted 30th Apr 2005 at 7:12 PM - Updated 30th Apr 2005 at 7:57 PM by calico : not working links
15 Comments / replies (Who?) - 15 Feedback Posts
This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.

This custom content if it is not clothing, may require a seperate download to work properly. This is available at Colour Enable Package (CEP) by Numenor.

Since it's not easy to find HP stuff (especialy objects) I tried to do some easy things by myself. Maybe it's for you useful, too.
The orginal picture of Mrs. Black is from Hélène Bruneton an excellent artist you find this painting and others at:

Special Note: For Mrs. Blacks painting to show up you NEED to get the orginal mesh (q_bigpainting01) at You will find the mesh in many of the sets there (in Georgia set for example).
Harrys "pinboard" is cloned from Maxis "horzontalbridge" painting and the Quidditch drawing from a poster.

Credits goes to reflexsims and Hélène Bruneton

Hope you like it.

P.S. The curtain on Mrs.Blacks painting is not included!


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15 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 14 Feedback Posts
Lab Assistant
#2 Old 30th Apr 2005 at 7:19 PM
wahh! no wonder Sirus went Loney haveing that for a mum. Dementors look pretty attractive by comparisson. lol
Nice work.
Field Researcher
#3 Old 30th Apr 2005 at 7:25 PM
OMG Mrs. Black is scary.... I'll be freaked reading those books now. Great job! :P
Test Subject
#4 Old 30th Apr 2005 at 7:58 PM
Brilliant! Thanks for the link to these Calico wouldn't have seen them otherwise!
Test Subject
#5 Old 1st May 2005 at 3:09 AM
nice! and im glad someone else other than me knows about elfwood.
#6 Old 19th May 2005 at 8:07 AM
Thanks so much for these. Mrs. Black completes my Grimmuald place. *huggles*

May I request something to add to this set? I'd like to hang the Black family tree with the burned marked out names, to put in the drawing room.
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 25th Jul 2005 at 11:13 PM
in which collection or on which page is that mesh. i don't have time to download everything trying to find one mesh.
#8 Old 30th Jul 2005 at 1:32 AM
Wow! can you make the fat lady and the catogan knight?
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 1st Sep 2005 at 6:06 PM
This'll look great in my Harry Potter neighbourhood, thanks so much!
Test Subject
#10 Old 5th Sep 2005 at 3:23 AM
I can't seem to find the mesh so I can use the painting in game.. darn.
Test Subject
#11 Old 5th Sep 2005 at 6:53 AM
I love Harry Potter, thank you.
Test Subject
#12 Old 10th Nov 2005 at 12:46 AM
hey um great portrait extremly lifelike and creepy. I was just woundering if it was possible to actualy make it move and scream?
Test Subject
#13 Old 14th Nov 2005 at 7:22 AM
I couldn't find the mesh on that website, but I found it here:
#14 Old 29th Nov 2005 at 1:10 PM
The mesh for Mrs. Black's painting was made by Qortex and can also be found here:
Test Subject
#15 Old 20th Aug 2006 at 6:03 AM
Hey Calico,

I wanted to thank you for this painting, and also for using Helene Bruenton's work. She's one of my favorite fanartists.
Test Subject
#16 Old 15th Oct 2006 at 8:13 PM
somehow..awesome!^^ You know what I mean..

Lg Phinea

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