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Teen-Elder Bun with Pencils - Maxis Mesh, Binned

by Cidira Posted 6th Aug 2007 at 4:44 AM
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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.

I was working on a massive t-shirt project a la Plum (yes, I'm going to upload it), and I needed a break, and for some reason the idea that came to me was, "Hey, why don't I see if I can recolor the chopsticks in the chopsticks-bun hair so they look like pencils instead?" Possibly this is because all the shirts I am making are mostly for nerds, geeks, and gamers, and knowledge Sim ladies need pencils in their hair.

It worked out well enough that I thought I'd share, so here it is: all four Maxis colors, binned with Theo's super-easy binning tool, useless ages removed, single grey version for elders. No mesh required, should work no matter what EPs/SPs you have, even with just the base game. Thumbnails below display front, back, and side view.

Feel free to recolor the hair part of this if you like the pencils; I'd like credit if you do use the pencils, but only out of politeness -- they're solid blocks of color, not great works of skilled artistry.

"Model" is pure unaltered Maxis except for the skintone (Nihilin's edit of [email protected]'s #7 skintones, my default set) and the eyes (mine, may be uploaded someday after I check permissions).


DON'T claim my work is yours (that includes uploading it with Sims and not giving credit) or charge people money for it.

DO enjoy it in your game, and let me know if anything is wonky.

Additional Credits:
Theo, for his fabulous binning tool
Tags: #pencils, #binned hair

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Sims 2
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#2 Old 7th Aug 2007 at 8:13 PM
That is really cute!!!
Test Subject
#3 Old 7th Aug 2007 at 9:59 PM
Lol,they are cute,keep those creative juices flowing in.
Test Subject
#4 Old 7th Aug 2007 at 10:05 PM
I love these! They'll be perfect for some of my sims in the education career track :D
Test Subject
#5 Old 7th Aug 2007 at 10:11 PM
actually I do that with my hair sometimes nice job
Not actually evil.
#6 Old 7th Aug 2007 at 10:28 PM
Sexy librarian hair! Hurray!
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 7th Jun 2011 at 6:06 PM
I remember asking my dad why Asian people were chopsticks in their hair.