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Birds of America - Owls

by PharaohHound Posted 18th Apr 2016 at 4:05 PM
9 Comments / replies (Who?) - 9 Thanks Posts
This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.
John James Audubon (1785 - 1851) was an American naturalist and scientific illustrator, who is best known for his highly influential book The Birds of America, which is renowned for its visually stunning illustrations. The Birds of America contains over 400 engraved plates showing a wide range of North American bird species, including some now extinct. I have been a great admirer of these illustrations for many years, and resurrected this project after many years in my dustbin when a Victorian-style house I was building simply needed them. These pictures are perfect for any Sim who loves some vintage charm, or is a scientist at heart!

Included in this first set are 10 different plates as presets, all showcasing varies species of owl. Pictured species are the Barn, Barred, Boreal, Eastern Screech, Great Grey, Great Horned, Long-Eared, Northern Hawk, Northern Saw-whet and Snowy owls.

The paintings are available under wall-hangings in deco. They cost §200. The frame is fully recolourable, and cloned from a base-game painting. Look forward to more images in this series!

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#2 Old 21st Apr 2016 at 4:33 PM
Great pictures, PH!
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#3 Old 23rd Apr 2016 at 4:30 PM
These are beautiful! Thank you!
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#4 Old 29th Apr 2016 at 3:45 AM
Wow, these are gorgeous!
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#5 Old 3rd May 2016 at 5:31 AM
Me: "Oh that's so cool, I wonder who made this... Of course" THANK YOU! I love your stuff.
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#6 Old 16th Jul 2016 at 10:56 PM
Thank you. These are great.
#7 Old 18th Jul 2016 at 10:16 PM
They all look lovely but I'm always partial to barn owls. Thanks so much for sharing them with us
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#8 Old 22nd Aug 2016 at 5:31 AM
I love owls. Thank you so much!
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#9 Old 7th Dec 2016 at 1:17 AM
Thanks so much for the recolor! I miss all my recolors I had for TS2! :)
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#10 Old 18th Nov 2017 at 12:45 AM