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10 New Paintings for your sims to paint!

by Jet Pack Trooper Posted 31st Dec 2006 at 8:59 AM - Updated 8th Dec 2008 at 5:43 PM by -Maylin-
20 Comments / replies (Who?) - 18 Feedback Posts, 1 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Hi! Welcome to my frist upload. I am not very good at making objects, but i wanted to contribute somthing to the sims 2 coumminity. And there was one thing i could do! Post Piaintings! These are wonderful paintings that will look great in any home. It took me while to get the pictures. In the 10 picture there is. 1 abstract, llamas, Still life and such. I am working on a second pack

~~~~~~~~~~~~~To Install~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
sorry i made a mistake in here install the pictures in
Get the images and put in C:\MyDocuments\EAGames\thesims2\Paintings

Please don't Q-Xpress This. Its not an object. Thank you.

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 Pets
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Size: 607.9 KB · Downloads: 6,586 · 31st Dec 2006
607.9 KB 6,586 31st Dec 2006
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Test Subject
#2 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 9:25 AM
Wow! thanks i was looking for more paintings!
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 11:05 AM
This is wonderful!
Thank you!

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Test Subject
#4 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 12:01 PM
How did you make them... I paint in real and it could be fun making some of my own paintings for sims ;o)

*Thank you for the good job*
Test Subject
#5 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 1:45 PM
Just wondering, do these replace the game's default paintings or do they just show up as extra ones?

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Lab Assistant
#6 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 2:25 PM
These are great.. Thanks for sharing.. :D

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#7 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 3:14 PM
MissMus, try this:
Thanks Jet Pack Trooper, these are great!

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Lab Assistant
#8 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 7:13 PM


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#9 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 7:21 PM
Love these pictures, they look great! Thanks for sharing
Lab Assistant
#10 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 7:24 PM
Cool, thanks. Now I know where to put some of the picutres I have. This is lots easier then making your paint a still life, then go to the snapshot file and rename it so they paint your picture.
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 9:15 PM
the folder 'paintings' won't be placed in folder 'the sims 2' then? (and not even in Downloads folder!?)
"Get the images and put in C:\MyDocuments\EAGames\Paintings " ?? really?
im confused..

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Lab Assistant
31st Dec 2006 at 9:16 PM
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Test Subject
#12 Old 31st Dec 2006 at 11:19 PM
Thank you Simsample - I will definitely check it out ;o)
Test Subject
Original Poster
#13 Old 1st Jan 2007 at 12:10 AM
Thank you Gill Granier for pointing out that mistake. I have already fixed it

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Field Researcher
#14 Old 1st Jan 2007 at 7:29 AM
These are nice, but you forgot to mention one thing: The option to "Paint Custom Painting" requires the Pets EP. Installing Pets automatically creates the \Paintings folder.

So your pictures also require Pets in order to use them in the game.
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 1st Jan 2007 at 2:03 PM
Thanks for the new paintings. I've gotten rather tired of the old ones.
Test Subject
#16 Old 2nd Jan 2007 at 2:37 AM
Hi Jet Pack Trooper Thank you and great job. I've been wanting new paintings and these will be perfect!
Test Subject
#17 Old 3rd Jan 2007 at 1:39 PM Last edited by averna13 : 5th Jan 2007 at 1:34 AM. Reason: UPDATE
I did something stupid...
Originally Posted by Hairfish
These are nice, but you forgot to mention one thing: The option to "Paint Custom Painting" requires the Pets EP. Installing Pets automatically creates the \Paintings folder.

So your pictures also require Pets in order to use them in the game.

It's not a good excuse, but I wasn't paying attention and I just queued it up to download anyway. My game won't start now, and I'm really hoping it's because of this. Does anyone know how I might remove the files??

I checked my downloads folder, and I couldn't find any of the files. I searched my whole computer, and I got three results. Two of the results were in my temporary internet files (from when I downloaded it initially). The other result is in the Q-Express Installer downloads folder. I haven't done anything with any of them because they're all still zipped!

If I figure it out on my own, I'll repost, but if anyone has any advice, let me know please!

I managed to find and delete the files, though it did take quite a while. However, the game STILL doesn't start. I'll, most likely, be un/re-installing for the second time in the last two weeks. Sorry I ate up space for this here! Thanks!
Test Subject
#18 Old 18th Feb 2007 at 9:03 PM
I love these paintings. Please hurry with the second group.
Test Subject
#19 Old 11th Jan 2009 at 2:22 AM
Thank you for the many more paintings i love seeing a new one my sim make.
Mad Poster
#20 Old 20th Oct 2015 at 12:19 AM
If anyone else is still interested: these are NOT default replacements. They are available IF you have at least Pets (or more? this link may help ----- ) AND if the person has some level (?) of creativity. THEN THEY CAN PICK "PAINT CUSTOM", and these will be available.
PUT them not in Downloads, but in Documents/EA/Sims2/ paintings