This is a quick tip on an easier way to create original or edit your default sprites. The current tutorials are still for MSPaint and Photoshop and though they do the job, they don't always do it well. Instead I suggest downloading the free version of Pyxel Edit and trying this out.
This will work in RPG Maker 2003, XP, VX, VX Ace, Ace Lite and MV. I'm not sure about IG maker or GG Maker.
The hardest part about creating or editing default sprites (so many people only want to change hair colour) for so many people (and I'm surprised so many still use it and ask me questions time to time) seems to be that people can't figure out the dimensions and lining it up properly and it becomes so difficult that there's an odd overlapping or other issues. There's not many good tutorials for beginners or absolute beginners so here it is.
The dimensions for XP sprites are simply this: 32 pixels by 48.
For XP size and style sprites your grid needs to be 32x48 pixels. So 32 pixels wide and 48 pixels ta