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Model T+, Tom's Slicked Back Curls, HP Retexture

by AlfredAskew Posted 17th Dec 2009 at 7:20 PM
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This is a new mesh recolour, and means that you will need to download the particular mesh itself in order for this to show up in your game. See the Meshes Needed section or read the text for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.


Dear Tom, I am not a stalker. I just like your hair. Um... and your nose.
Dear sim of Tom, here is a gift of hair! It will make you pretty!

I have spent so much time on this, it's... just plain stupid. Not all at once, being a labor of love--Of hair! Love of hair, I swear to the Pretty!--I only worked on this in little pieces when I really felt like it. Every single curl on here was hand-painted to fit the mesh.
Can I just point out that even the very bottom group on the skull is painted to line up with the stick-out alpha layers in back? Can I just brag a little about how friggen hard that was? K, thanks. I'm done now.
This mesh has six huge images to color. Which is the way I like it for curls. Repetition shows up painfully with curly textures, so this lovely mapping job was an absolute necessity to get this to work. Thank you HP, I adore the original hair, and I ADORE the mesh. <333

Original hair here: http://www.modthesims.info/download.php?t=167980. Gaius by HystericalParadoxysm.

My version is somewhat shorter, and I made an attempt to suggest a slightly different shape, and frizzier style of curls. Also note, some of my detail is lost with screenshots. It'll look a little crisper and better shaded in game.




What you get:

Brown, Black, Red, Blond and Silver for Adult and Young Adult, Silver linked in for elders. Colors are near maxis match, though the texture style is not.

In this rar file there are two packages. The first is "Alfred_T+Curls", this is Brown, Black, Red, and Blond binned together with a silver for elders. The second is a separate, custom silver.

Previews of the other colors found at the bottom of the post.

CC in Pictures:
All facial fuzzies, face mask, eyes, skintone, shirt, backdrop, brows and sim are mine. Wow. I can literally say that everything in the pictures is mine, save HP's mesh and maxis programming.

On usage of texure-age:
This texture's pretty mesh specific, but you're welcome to use it. So long as you drop me a line about it, you can use my textures for whatever (not profitable) stuff you like.
Just be chill, stay away from the pay-crap, yo. Alfi don't do shit like that, yo.

Cheers and enjoy, lovelies!

Hair Style: Shiny/Realistic
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Bin Type: Binned
Age: Young Adult Adult Elder

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 2
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Alfred_T+Curls.rar

Size: 9.37 MB · Downloads: 49,961 · 17th Dec 2009
9.37 MB 49,961 17th Dec 2009
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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world renowned whogivesafuckologist
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#2 Old 17th Dec 2009 at 7:22 PM
Pretty pretty pretty! I love the things you do with my meshes. Makes me squeal and swoon. You rock!
Test Subject
#3 Old 17th Dec 2009 at 7:29 PM
I really liked the original and this is an improvement! Thanks so much! I always get excited when I see you've made new stuff.
Demon Sheep
retired moderator
#4 Old 17th Dec 2009 at 8:08 PM
Ooh ooh ooh this is wonderful! I just checked it out in game and you can totally tell that each curl was lovingly drawn to fit the mesh. Such a perfect fit. It really makes a difference. And better still, this is the exact hairstyle I've been wanting for a specific sim. Thank you!!
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 17th Dec 2009 at 8:21 PM
Test Subject
#6 Old 17th Dec 2009 at 8:33 PM
Oh! This is sooo cool! I know what it's like doing textures. I was just doing it last week. Thanks! This is beautiful...
Coffee, anyone?
retired moderator
#7 Old 17th Dec 2009 at 10:13 PM
I adore this! Well done and much needed.

I'm worried that my latest Salvation Army donation will result in homeless people looking like sluts from the 90s.
Instructor
#8 Old 17th Dec 2009 at 11:17 PM
You never fail to make something jaw-dropingly beautiful. This is stunning, you are amazing, and that's all there is to it. Thanks SO much to you for this fantastic texture and HP for the mesh.

I don't take requests. :-)



"You with this lovely baby blue/green huge eyes and this evil touch...couldn't be more adorable" - My Vera
Lab Assistant
#9 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 12:26 AM
This is awesome - thanks!
Test Subject
#10 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 2:16 AM
Thank you, looks great!!
Test Subject
#11 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 4:11 AM
I know that we're only suppose to hit the "thanks" button when giving just a thank-you, but I wanted to let you know that I think this hair is very awesome looking. I just downloaded it so I haven't played it yet, but it does look very nice and thank you for taking all the time to get it just right. It looks amazing.

Becky
Test Subject
#12 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 4:49 AM
I'm always looking for more male hairstyles and this one looks amazing! Thank you!
Field Researcher
#13 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 5:14 AM
This is one of my favorite hair meshes and you have done an awesome job on the textures! All of the work you put into it really shows and it's fantastic.

More of my work can be found @
Sims2Artists.
Forum Resident
#14 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 5:40 AM
I do like the looks of this!
Instructor
#15 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 6:56 AM
Lovely hair! I'm so gonna use it for one of my fave sims as soon as I load it in to my game. Thank you (and HP) for a great work. =)
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 7:59 AM
Absolutely freakin' gorgeous! Thank you for sharing!
Forum Resident
#17 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 12:27 PM
Wow, the result of your hard work is really stunning! Love all your work
Thanks

---Maxisdreams---LJ---
Gone Fishin'
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#18 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 2:50 PM
Absolutely gorgeous! I love HP's originals, and now my Sim guys can have even more beautiful hair variety! Thank you!!
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 5:15 PM
Great retexture! Always loved the style but it was a bit off. This should do the trick. Thanks again.
Scholar
#20 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 6:49 PM
What a glorious retexture of a hott mesh! Retextures this well done are works of art that deserve attention. LOL--I'm currently embroiled in Sims3 but for how long, don't know. Each new patch brings more epic fail. So glad to know such high quality CC is still coming out fresh for Sims2.
Test Subject
#21 Old 18th Dec 2009 at 7:27 PM
amazing! i was just looking for pretty curly hair
this will be perfect for my movie... thanks thanks thanks thanks a million times!!!
Instructor
#22 Old 19th Dec 2009 at 2:34 AM
Wow! These textures are stunning. I'm greatful that you took the time to both make and share this.
Inventor
#23 Old 19th Dec 2009 at 1:42 PM
Oooh, this is absolutely tasty! :D
Lab Assistant
#24 Old 19th Dec 2009 at 7:54 PM
Thank you VERY much for this. One of my biggest issues has been there never seems to be as much nice hair for men, as there are for ladies.
I have mostly stuff you would see on little boys, but the selection for "he-man" stuff is limited. I hope I am starting to see a trend here, where we give the guys a chance to have some options. You did a beautiful job, and I really appreciate you sharing this with us! Thanks again, P.
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 19th Dec 2009 at 8:02 PM
Just wanted to add...HystericalParoxysm, just wanted to thank YOU again for your Gaius hair...(that has been one of the mainstays of my "guys" collection.) I think it is so cool how the artists here are so generous with each other...so much wonderful work comes from it. You are awesome!
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