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Picked upload! Gymnastics Poses

by k2m1too Posted 1st Aug 2012 at 6:47 PM - Updated 5th Aug 2012 at 5:02 PM by k2m1too : wrong inline picture showing
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This download is a custom pose or animation. This means that you will need the Pose Player or Animation Player mod by cmomoney installed in order to use the download in your game.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
You will need the pose player to use these poses! These poses WILL NOT WORK without it!

Since the Summer Olympics are coming up, I decided to create a set of gymnastics inspired poses. These poses are all based on pictures of real gymnastic competitions, so they really are possible. (Not by me, mind you!) These are also well suited for acrobats, contortionists and circus type performers.





Pose Names / Descriptions:
a_k2_gymnastics_01 :: Standing split
a_k2_gymnastics_02 :: Kneeling back-bend
a_k2_gymnastics_03 :: Leaping back bend
a_k2_gymnastics_04 :: On elbows with legs over head
a_k2_gymnastics_05 :: Laying on thighs with a back-bend
a_k2_gymnastics_06 :: Laying on chest with legs over head
a_k2_gymnastics_07 :: Pirouette-like pose
a_k2_gymnastics_08 :: Bridge pose with one leg raised
a_k2_gymnastics_09 :: Standing back-bend
a_k2_gymnastics_10 :: Standing split with hands holding leg above head
a_k2_gymnastics_11 :: Shoulder stand
a_k2_gymnastics_12 :: Handstand with backbend
a_k2_gymnastics_13 :: Split with leg bent at knee
a_k2_gymnastics_14 :: Kneeling with back-bend
a_k2_gymnastics_15 :: Laying on thighs in a swan-like position
a_k2_gymnastics_16 :: One handed bridge

Store Items Used on Models:
Female Hair :: Braided Bun

All other items are stock EA items from Base Game, Showtime and Sweet Treats.

Known Issues:
On some of the poses, there may be some "distortion" in the leg-to-hip connection and/or crotch area. This is unavoidable because of the way EA meshes work. For the most part, the "distortion" is most noticeable at angles that are probably not the best for photographing the poses anyway (i.e. from behind).


Additional Credits:
Cmomoney :: Pose Player
OrangeMittens :: Complete Pose Tutorial Using Blender 2.63 & CLIPTool: For Sim and Animal Poses
A :: Blender animation plugins v1.52 and for the rigs
Inge and Peter Jones :: s3pe

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