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Daluved1's Bright Eye Default/Contacts

by daluved1 Posted 19th Sep 2009 at 2:16 AM - Updated 29th Sep 2009 at 1:31 PM by daluved1 : Added Contact Version
10 Comments / replies (Who?) - 8 Feedback Posts, 2 Thanks Posts
So, stepping out of my comfort zone, I branched into something a little different.

One thing I hated about the EA eyes were how dull they were. And, even most of the custom eyes out there are very dark and gloomy (no offense to any creators). So I decided to try my hand at making my own set of eyes, called the "Bright Eyes" set.

What makes my eyes unique is that they are noticeably brighter and they have a somewhat jeweled glassy effect to them.

Another thing that irked me about the default EA eyes are how big and cartoony they are, so I made my eyes a little bit smaller than original ones (10% smaller to be exact).

These eyes are completely recolorable, and they show up for all ages and genders.

Remember these are default replacements so you'll have to remove any other default replacement eyes to use these. Also you might have to delete your simcompositer cache file to get the eyes to regenerate on preexisting sims.

I also added a contacts version of these because I realized that some pre-existing sims looked pretty freaky with the default replacements So to use these, go to the costume makeup section in CAS and look for the Bright Eyes thumbnail. And unlike a lot of contacts, these are completely recolorable as if they were the sims genetic eyes

You may (of course) use these for sims and such, just please link back here for the download instead of including the eyes in your upload.

And just like with everything else, uploads of my content to the exchange and/or paysites are frowned upon :D

Additional Credits:
Red Adult Female Hair - HP (MTS)
Red Adult Female Brows - Me
Brown Adult Female Hair - Peggy Sims (Free)
Brown Adult Female Brows - Me
Blond Toddler Female Hair -Wojtek0 (MTS)

Default Replacement Skin (face) - Aikea_Guinea at Club Crimsyn
Default Replacement Skin (body) - HP (MTS)

Blue Dress - Liana Sims
White Toddler Dress - Around the Sims
Earrings - Rose Sims
Tags: #eyes, #bright, #pretty, #jewel, #glassy, #contacts, #anime

Eye Type: Custom Default Contacts
Eye Style: Human Anime

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

Sims 3
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daluved1_Brighteyes_contacts.rar | Removable Contacts

Size: 38.8 KB · Downloads: 1,393 · 20th Sep 2009
38.8 KB 1,393 20th Sep 2009
daluved1_Brighteyes_defaultreplace.rar | Default Replacement Eyes

Size: 8.4 KB · Downloads: 1,059 · 19th Sep 2009
8.4 KB 1,059 19th Sep 2009
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#2 Old 19th Sep 2009 at 2:39 AM
Hei Daluved: it is super!!!! thank you!! Beauty eyes!
#3 Old 19th Sep 2009 at 3:05 AM
They look great, thanks! :D
#4 Old 19th Sep 2009 at 7:31 AM Last edited by Sookielee : 19th Sep 2009 at 7:31 AM. Reason: oops
Finally, a set of replacement eyes that I actually like and want in my game. I can't wait to see my favorite simmies sporting these. Thanks bunches!
Forum Resident
#5 Old 19th Sep 2009 at 7:46 AM
Hey Dal, any chance of you converting these to contacs? These must have taken you ages to make. Good job.

I know you are going to be looking in here, so let me thank you again for my eyebrows. They look great. It's the sim that doesn't, lol.

I feel honoured, a Spanish magazine wants to feature my Desperate Housewives and Will Smith in their feature on celebrity sims.
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#6 Old 20th Sep 2009 at 1:36 AM Last edited by daluved1 : 20th Sep 2009 at 4:56 PM.
I do have contacts planned, but I just need to learn how to do it first

Edit - Just uploaded a contacts version!

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Lab Assistant
#7 Old 25th Sep 2009 at 3:09 AM
Thanks for the contacts! x
Field Researcher
#8 Old 11th Feb 2010 at 7:46 PM
are these found under costum make up?
Field Researcher
#9 Old 12th Oct 2011 at 7:40 PM
Contacts are my fave!
Test Subject
#10 Old 14th May 2012 at 10:50 AM
Awesome! Contacts...they look nice and realistic in game.
Test Subject
#11 Old 9th Oct 2016 at 2:58 PM if I download these(which I am) I just also downloaded another custom content default I have to delete those for these to work....- ...and thanks!