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Picked upload! by Request: Asian skintone recolors

by chakaru Posted 8th Jun 2007 at 11:20 AM - Updated 24th Aug 2007 at 11:49 AM by chakaru : too many pics
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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.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
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First things first: I claim no rights to Louis' bodyskin, which I used to create these skintones. But she allows other creators to use it and alter it - and I can not express how thankful I am for that policy. So, all credit for that goes to her: http://louis.new21.net/
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My first thread, in which I had only uploade the "tan" version (which is the original) has just been approved, but on a board I am a member of, I was already asked for recolors. So I made some ^_^ I have never done this before, so please bear with me. Now, let's take a look, shall we?

I always wanted to make a skintone expecially for Asian looking sims, so I searched for inspiration and pics on the internet and went havoc in bodyshop. Here's the result:



There are 5 recolors - or better 4, since the "tan" version is the original.

Examples:





For the other pics, please check the attachments ^_^

Since this is my first skintone uploaded on a site like MTS2, I would love to know what you think!

Terms of use: Anything goes ^_^ You can use custom content by me all you want, as long as you give credit if you use it in an upload. Thanks! ^_~
(And of corse, no upload to pay-sites. But we all know that, don't we?)

Happy simming!
chak_

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EDIT!!!!
These skintones are now available as DEFAULTS on my blog/website, which is here: http://chakaru11.livejournal.com/

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Additional Credits:
Sim models: by me
Outfits: navetsea (the female outfit in the bodyshop screen) rest by me, using textures from various sources
Choker: digital perversion
Necklace: desiresims
Hairs: Peggysims, Raonsims, Louis (Ren), Rose
Lipstick: me, Rensims
Eyesliners: Bruno, Maxis (o_O…really!)
Tags: #skintone, #asian, #Louis, #Ren

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Size: 5.40 MB · Downloads: 39,173 · 8th Jun 2007
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Test Subject
#51 Old 15th Nov 2007 at 7:46 PM
these are so beautiful and so realistic thanks so much for sharing them!
Test Subject
#52 Old 23rd Jan 2008 at 1:49 AM
I wanted to say that these have become my favorite skintones to use in my game. They are lovely and give your sims a realistic nose. Thanks.

dachshundsr4me from www.shadysims2.com
Test Subject
#53 Old 12th Aug 2008 at 4:18 AM
I love it!!!! this is likethe best skintone ive ever seen!! (asian skintone)
Lab Assistant
#54 Old 2nd Oct 2009 at 4:22 AM
Beautiful thank you!
Test Subject
#55 Old 30th May 2010 at 1:52 PM
Thanks a lot for your skin.I'm a little girl 14 years old & a Thai girl.
I love your asian skin, so that I was downloaded it for use in game.
And keep it secret. I will not upload my sims to internet.
I'm not truely understand in English. But if you have problem with me.
Please contact me by e-mail.
E-mail: [email protected]
Test Subject
#56 Old 21st Jun 2010 at 12:08 PM
I love using these kind of skin tones for my sims... They really are beautiful.
Thank you for uploading them. ^^
Test Subject
#57 Old 7th Jan 2011 at 11:44 PM
I love these....I wish the default's worked, but the links are broken at your site
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