Tutorial: Using Liquify in Photoshop to Correct Jagged Edges Hello all! This is a quick tutorial to fix some of those sharp edges on the Sim body that often happens when taking poses. I wanted to make a quick tut (and assumes you know how to use PS) to show how I got these jagged […]
Quick and Dirty Cut Out Tut in GIMP This is a simple quick tut on cutting out Sims in GIMP. This is not how I prefer to cut out my Sims. I prefer Photoshop and I prefer to pose my Sims against a chroma green screen. The pen tool in PS or the path tool […]
Hey everyone, check out the new section on the Resources page on this blog right here. I have added some helpful links to character generator sites. These sites that help give you ideas for new characters or to help you develop new ones. Maybe you need help coming up with personalities, traits, backgrounds, etc. Check it out and Happy Simming!
No system in full proof. It’s always best to know what exactly you’re downloading and if your mods conflict with other mods by reading what the creator wrote in their description. The mod conflict program will not tell you which mods conflict. Don’t load a lot of new cc and mods in at once. In […]
“Showing and Telling”. Often in writing, we know when a character is angry or sad. You can write: Sarah was upset.
Okay, great, she’s upset, but is there a better way to show us that she was upset? Did she bang her fist on the table or clinch it? Was her face distorted? What were her movements? Did she run away, slam the door, and storm out the room? These are all things we as authors want to show our audience. I know for the Sims, we can see visually, but don’t rely on pictures only to tell your story. Write as if this was a traditional novel, without any pictures.
I know, I know. I hate the Grammar Police. The people who “walk” up behind you online and correct every little mistake. Sometimes we have bad days. I often get annoyed seeing their, when someone is referring to a place there (adverb) or they’re when someone means their. For instance: Their going to the club wouldn’t […]
We’ve all done it at some point. Maybe we think using a word instead of said will make our writing seem fancier. What about the mirror cliché? So on and so forth. This is a new section that I plan on adding to as time goes on. Five Habits to Avoid in Fiction Writing. This […]
This is my character bio template you can download and edit for your own characters. Character Bio Template CHARACTER BIO TEMPLATE Name: (Include formal and any nicknames or aliases) Role in the story: Age: Sex/Gender: Race: Ethnicity: Marital Status: From: Parents: Siblings: What languages do they speak?: Where do they currently live? Describe their home/city: […]
Do you ever get stumped when wondering which punctuation marks to use in your writing? I know I do. Check out some of these helpful videos and sites that can help. Happy Simming! How to use a semicolon (video) 10 Comma Rules (video) Writing Skills: When to use commas with for, but, and, or yet, […]