Not to be confused with Artist.
Trait Artistic
Artistic is a mental trait in The Sims 3. It conflicts with Can't Stand Art.

Artistic Sims are naturally gifted artists with a paint brush. They also make pretty good writers and musicians!


  • Artistic Sims builds the painting skill faster than other Sims.
  • Artistic Sims enjoys spending time at the Art Gallery.
  • The Sim can learn to write and play the guitar faster than other Sims (although not to the same extent as the painting skill.)

Unlocked interactions

  • 'Talk about Art' social interaction is available.
  • Artistic Sims can Paint Stylized Still-Lives like Genius and Insane Sims.
  • Artistic Sims can Paint Somber Still-Lives at level 6 instead of 9.
  • Provides a bonus to Sims writing in the Children's genre.
  • NPCs with this trait are attracted to the following lot assignments: Art gallery
  • Artistic Sims will react negatively to Sims that "Complain About Art".

Player notes

  • Artistic Sims will autonomously interact with easels, sculpting stations and guitars.

Associated skills

Possible lifetime wishes

  • Illustrious Author
  • Master of the Arts
  • Visionary[TS3:WA]
  • Descendant of da Vinci[TS3:A]

Artists in The Sims 3

Category:Artistic Sims

Template:Mental (traits)

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