Mermaid Dress *Update 9/05/14*

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Uploaded: 11th Sep 2014 at 9:26 AM
Updated: 11th Nov 2014 at 3:33 AM
I have updated the Mermaid Dress with much cleaner textures and shape. I have learned quite a bit more about meshing since I uploaded the first version of the dress. Hopefully this will be the final version Unfortunately, I can't upload pics of the previous work for a side-by-side comparison because I started over completely on the project from scratch, and deleted the original thread without having the original files downloaded to my computer. Anyway, I decided to make the dress a bit longer and wider at the bottom so that it looks more like a mermaid-style dress. I have also fixed up the base texture so that the seams of the dress look better. The uv map has also been much improved. The dress texture now flows down naturally, (instead of shadow creases flowing inward at the bottom sides of the dress, as if the dress had somehow imploded).

The dress is made to be primarily used with solid colors; however, some patterns do show up on it nicely. The rhinestone border at the top is not recolor-able and there is only one recolor channel - the main color of the dress (see pics above). I chose not to make the rhinestone section recolor-able, as it would look more like colored, fuzzy wool instead of rhinestones. This dress is not compatible for pregnant sims.

The dress is for Adult and Young Adult Females only and can be found under both the Formal and Everyday categories.

Polygon Counts:
Lod_1 3746
Lod_2 1854
Lod_3 772

Additional Credits:
Thank you to everyone who makes great meshing tutorials

Thank you to the makers of CasPartEditor, MeshToolKit, and other tool creators who make meshing possible!