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Composite Walls

by iCad Posted 3rd Dec 2013 at 7:53 PM - Updated 3rd Dec 2013 at 8:06 PM by iCad
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Another set of walls, yay. I needed these for a certain type of lot I'm building, basically carriage houses with living space on the upper floor and using the garage area below as, for now, a home business. So I wanted something garage-y (because the building will eventually be a garage, once the home business generates enough income to buy and build on a community lot) but a little jazzier than just plain stucco. So I went off to real-world exterior finish manufacturers for ideas and at Parex eventually found and liked:

These are composite walls, made of concrete but with colored pebbles and shiny bits of recycled colored glass tossed in to give them color, texture, and interest. For the game, I nabbed pictures from the manufacturer's site and then edited them to make them work for the game. Which means that each of these is actually a slightly different texture, not the same texture in various colors. Here's a swatch of the 15 textures/colors:

The swatch was made from in-game pics taken fairly close up to show more detail on a sunny-side wall. And because I was in a mood to fart around with pictures, have a couple more pics of some of the colors on the sample house, with one more attached:

These are all found in the "Poured" Wall Covering subcategory and they cost $8. The files are Compressorized and clearly named. There's a copy of the color swatch above in the zip file to help with picking and choosing colors if you don't want them all. And...that's all I've got.

Parex, a company that makes very nice durable exterior finishes and they're nice enough to have good sample pics on their website. How conveeeeeenient!
Homecrafter, Photoshop CS2, jfade's Compressorizer. You know, the usuals.
The ever-fabulous Boy George, because I'm on an 80s music kick and Culture Club keeps spinning up on the playlist.

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Tags: #exterior, #concrete, #durable, #poured