Heads Turned During Posing

Question:

Often when I pose sims, their heads/necks and facial expressions are wrong and I have to pose the sim several times.  How can I fix that?

My Answer:

I completely understand!  This annoys and drives me to frustration at times.21  Especially, when I am testing my new poses with a lot of sims in the room.  

Sims are easily distracted by other sims and they distract themselves with their constant movements.  Or their phone rings or a notification pops up just as your sim is moving into the pose and for a second, stops the movement.  Etc, etc.  Maddening!  It has nothing to do with the poses or the set itself.

So I was asked to post this tutorial on how to easily work around this issue.

  1.  My sim is looking left in this pose, instead of straight.  Grrrrrrr!

    tutorial 1

    He was distracted by his mom who is swaying back and forth, as they do when nothing is going on.

  2. Click on the pose player again and choose Use Current Pose.  Now you have two pose player actions in the top left corner.
    tutorial 2

Cancel the first pose request on the left, which is the wrong pose your sim is currently in.tutorial 3

After the first action cancels, your sim will pop into the right pose.
Screenshot-37

During posing, I often use the pause button to help keep them standing still and hopefully looking forward.  Otherwise they try to move about and initiate actions such as talking to one another or even worse, PLAYING ON THEIR PHONE!!!  Double GRRRRR!

I hope this helps.  If you have any questions, please let me know!  Oh, and the poses you see here, are from the new and improved Family Fighting Set.  The new updated set has gone from 12 poses to 41!

Thank you for reading!  If you like, scroll a little more to leave me a like and even a comment!  Happy Simming!

  1 comment for “Heads Turned During Posing

  1. November 11, 2021 at 7:23 pm

    These are great tips for this common problem! I will definitely implement your suggestions.

    Liked by 1 person

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