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Rain538 02-04-2009 06:42 PM

Haha,I realize it sucks.
I just really don't under stand shading :lol:
Well here it is:

oops forgot

u know actually I took all the make up off the face,and it looks real.huh.last time i tried it really looked bad.huh

spirit_queen 02-05-2009 06:46 AM

Have you tried looking at tutorials? They'll teach you the basics of outlining and shading.
KawaiiHannah : Pixel Tutorials, Folds Tutorial, Doll Base Tutorial Kawaii Hannah gives you a nice idea of the basics to pixeling, like clean lines and such. ^^

Watermelon Bubblegum Another good site for the basics. Watermelon is a little wordy, though; be prepared to read a paragraph or so.

T h e ** D o l l e r y **** The Dollery has some nice specialised tuts, though some of them includ graphics that MS Paint can't do, though they're still a help with how some tihngs should look.

And there ar emany more tuts to be found! A lot of base sites provide them, actually. While just learning shading, it doen'st mater if you don't have your own shading style yet; you'll develop that as you get better.

Rain538 02-05-2009 06:56 PM

thanks.I was wondering,how do you get a palette?

spirit_queen 02-05-2009 06:58 PM
This is a link to a thread on this site that provides several sites with pallettes. has some. Tell me if any of the links in that thread no longer work.

TheHayleyDoll 02-05-2009 09:12 PM

Not to toot my own horn, but I have some palettes on my site, too. (The link is in my siggy). Sadly, no new tutorials yet. Those will come - and hopefully soon.

The shape of the shirt is actually not bad. And solid colouring is actually, in my opinion, a better start then shading to the base/pillow shading. Sometimes those are hard habits to get out of. *always colour the space in with a solid colour before shading. That keeps you away from those kind of mistakes. ^^

Rain538 02-05-2009 09:25 PM

Thx hayley.and about the palettes uh..I don't understand how to get them on the program im this case im using as3,and not MSpaint,bcause,its easier to see more colors.

TheHayleyDoll 02-05-2009 09:35 PM

OH. See, that's a bit of a problem. MS Paint is so much easier to understand. I don't know how as3 works or anything, so I can't be of much help. Sorry. Most tutorials work with Paint, that's all I know.

Rain538 02-05-2009 11:17 PM

darn.i dont get ms paint.
anyway,I'll try to use do you have an pointers on that?

spirit_queen 02-06-2009 04:56 AM

The tut from Kawaii Hannah in the links I posted above give some tips on Paint. I might be able to help you with the as3 problem, but I'll have to look the program up and see how similar or dissimilar it is to my own program.

I don't much like MS either; never fiddled with it much, so I'm not very familiar with it, whereas whit my other program, I know where everything is.

Rain538 02-06-2009 04:10 PM

Haha,I know. I have to open the colors.

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